CULTURAL STUDIES and COMAPRATIVE LITERATURE DEPARTMENT announces its call for papers for its annual conference. This year's conference is titled "Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone." It will take place on campus September 25th - 27th. Click cscl intellectual properties cfp.pdf for more information and to submit papers.
THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT is pleased to announce its summer course ENGL 3070: American Specters. The course is taught by Wes Burdine and will meet from 6/16 - 8/8 on Tu, W, and Th from 1:25 - 3:20pm. See below for a course abstract.
BARNARD COLLEGE is hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor, American Studies to begin Fall 2014. Click here to find out more information on the position and to apply.
TOM SARMIENTO'S journal article, "The Empire Sings Back: Glee's Queer Materialization of Filipina/o America," has been published in MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. The article is available here.
THE GRADUATE WORKSHOP in MODERN HISTORY presents a talk by Andrea Truitt. She will be presenting her paper "Seeing the Interior: Feminine Subjectivity and the Exoticization of the Self through Magazine Illustrations." Professor Elaine Tyler May will offer faculty comment. The presentation will take place on Friday, April 25th at 1:30pm in 1229 Heller Hall.
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP OFFICE is pleased to announce four Fulbright Information Sessions in May and June for students who are interested in conducting research abroad during the 2015-16 academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The UM campus application deadline is Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Click here for more information on the information sessions
GWSS presents a colloquium event titled "Feminism, Time, Event: A Roundtable." The event will feature Kate Derickson, Lorena Munoz, and Miranda Joseph. The roundtable will take place on Friday, April 25th at 1:00pm in 400 Ford Hall. Click here for the full event details.
NEWBERRY URBAN HISTORY DISSERTATION GROUP announces its call for papers for the next academic year. Click here for more information and to submit a paper.
IAS TEACHING HERITAGE COLLABORATIVE & MHS present a panel discussion titled "Interpreting Painful Histories: Historic Fort Snelling and Beyond." The panel will feature Richard Josey, john Crippen, and Amy Tyson (who received her PhD from our department). The panel will take place Monday, April 28th at 3:30pm in 125 Nolte Center. Click fort snelling panel.docx for the full event details.
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSTIY announces its call for papers for its for its American Studies Visual Culture Conference. The conference is titled "Black & White / Red & Blue" and will take place at Saint Louis University on October 10th and 11th. Click SLU AmSt Confernce.docx to find out more about the conference and how you can submit a paper.