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Danny LaChance New York Times Op-Ed

DANNY LaCHANCE PhD '11 has written an op-ed piece for the New York Times. Click here to read the article online.

Welcome to Jasmine Lane

Jasmine Lane has joined the staff of American Studies, as our student worker for the fall. She is a third year student double majoring in Chemistry and Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. Please introduce yourself to Jasmine the next time you are in Scott Hall.

Rudy Aguilar has received his PhD

RUDY AGUILAR has received his PhD with his dissertation entitled, "Tambien Bailamos en el Norte: Sonidero, Transnational Lives, and Mexican Migrants in the Midwest." Bianet Castellanos and Rod Ferguson, advisers.

Tom Sarmiento has received his PhD

TOM SARMIENTO has received his PhD with his dissertation entitled, "The Heartland of Empire: Queer Cultural Imaginaries of Filipinas/os in the Midwest." Kevin Murphy and Kale Fajardo, advisers.

Danielle M Kasprzak named UofM Press Humanities Editor

Danielle M. Kasprzak (BA '07) has been named Humanities Editor at the University of Minnesota Press. She will be acquiring titles in cultural and literary studies, gender studies, ethnic studies, disability studies, queer studies, and cinema and media studies. Danielle joined the Press in 2008 as an Editorial Assistant and, in 2012, became Associate Editor with responsibility for cinema and media studies; she is also the editor for Minnesota's Forerunners: Ideas First ebook initiative.

Topete receives DOVE Summer Fellowship

DANIEL TOPETE has received the DOVE 2014 Summer Fellowship.

Marroquin-Norby named Director of McNickle Center

PATRICIA MARROQUIN-NORBY has been named Director of the McNickle Center for American Indian Studies, Newberry Library, Chicago Illinois.

Susie Hatmaker received PhD

SUSIE HATMAKER has received her PhD with her dissertation entitled, "Flooded in Sludge, Fueling the Nation: Generating Power, Waste, and Change in East Tennessee." Hoon Song, adviser.

Cheyne received PhD

MIKE CHEYNE has received his PhD with his dissertation entitled, "Sitcom Citizenship: Civic Participation within Postwar Suburban Sitcoms, 1952-1972." Kevin Murphy and Laurie Ouellette, advisers.

Matthew Basso wins Best Book Prize

MATTHEW BASSO, PhD 2002 has just won the Philip Taft Labor History Prize for the best book in labor and working-class history published in 2013 for his book "Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front.

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