Greg Barnhisel of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA will be giving a talk about his book Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Culture on Monday, June 8th at 7:00pm at the Magers and Quinn Bookstore, located at 3038 Hennepin Ave. South, Minneapolis 55408. Click barnhisel magers quinn flyer.pdf for more information.
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UNIVERSITY UNIONS UNITED will be hosting a rally from 11:30am-12:30pm representing workers in both the AFSCME locals and the Teamsters local at UMN outside the Board of Regents meeting at the McNamera Alumni Center to demand living wages, equity in benefits, affordable health insurance, and respect in their workplace for all workers at UMN. The sponsoring unions represent clerical, technical, janitorial, food service, and other workers at the U. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
STUDENTS for a DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY (SDS) in coalition with other progressive groups will be rallying outside of the Board of Regents meeting at the McNamera Alumni Center to demand lower tuition, increased diversity, cuts to administrative bloat, and more ethical research practices which prioritize human health over the needs of major partnering corporations on Friday, May 8th, from 10:00am to 11:00am. Email email@example.com for more details.
THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, and SOCIETY is hosting a Social Brown Day Lecture titled "The Poor are Us": Middle class poverty politics in Buenos Aires and Seattle on Friday, May 1st in Blegen Hall room 445 at 3:30pm. Click here for more information.
Dr. Lorena Muñoz will present a lecture "Sidewalks of Emotional Labor:Nostalgia, Entrepreneurship and Immigrant Latina Food Vendors in Los Angeles" on Monday, April 27 at 3:30 p.m. in 125 Nolte. Click LorenaMunozFlyer.docx for more information.
8 AMST seniors will share their research from the AMST 2-semester Senior Seminar course (taught by Professor Kale B. Fajardo). Students will share key findings and their analyses and a faculty member and/or grad student will respond and facilitate the Q+A on Thursday, April 30th from 3:30-4:45pm and 5-6:15pm in 105 Scott Hall. Click here for more information.
Waleed Mahdi, American Studies Ph.D. Student, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has received a travel grant to participate in an institute titled "American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics," a three-week program to be held at The George Washington University, Washington, DC.
THE CSCL STUDENT ASSOCIATION is hosting an undergraduate symposium on Friday April 27th in Nicholson hall room 35. Food will be served at 4:30 and the presentations start at 5:00pm. American Studies Student worker, Jasmine Lane will be sharing her research with the title "Fanon, Césaire, and Hartman: Reclaiming and Reconstructing a Theory of Blackness ".
the department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature is hosting a colloquium event on place, race, and historical imagination in close readings of literature and sculpture on Friday April 24, 2:30. Room 35, Nicholson Hall.
The department of geography, environment, and society is hosting a coffee hour with professor John Hart on his work Old Haunts Revisited. This talk will take place Friday, April 17th in Blegen Hall 10 beginning at 3:30pm. Click here for more information.