RYAN LEE CARTWRIGHT has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of California, Davis.
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INSTITUTE for ADVANCED STUDY presents a talk by Tammy Cherelle Owens. Her talk is titled "Making Black Girls Real: The Invention of Black Girlhood in the US, 1861 - 1963." The talk will be held on Thursday, May 1st at 1:30pm in 235 Nolte Center. Click Tammy Owens Talk.pdf for more information.
MYRL BEAM has accepted a one year position as a Faculty Fellow in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and American Studies at Colby College.
THE INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECT "IMMIGRATION IN THE GLOBAL MIDWEST" has been awarded $10,000 in seed funding from the Institute for Advanced Study under the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's "Humanities without Walls" project. Faculty co-leads on the project include: Kale Fajardo, Jigna Desai, Erika Lee, Josephine Lee, Martha Bigelow, and Kendall King.
TAMMY OWENS has been awarded a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship from the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia.
WALEED MAHDI is featured in the winter 2014 edition of the CLA Reach magazine. The title of the interview is "Arab Americans in the Movies: the Cultural 'Other'" Click here to read the interview.
Karissa White has received her PhD with her dissertation entitled, "To Resist and Adapt: Tribal Narratives of Community, Sovereignty, and Treaty Rights at the Squaxin Island Museum, Library and Research Center and the Mille Lacs Indian Museum." Brenda Child, adviser.
Jasmine Kar Tang has received her PhD with her dissertation entitled,
"Atomic Hospitality: Asian Migrant Scientists Meet the U.S. South."
Erika Lee, adviser.
Karla Padrón will be presenting her research, "Legal Injuries: Deportability and the Lives of Transgender Latina Immigrants in the U.S.", at the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Research Showcase, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Noon- 2 p.m. at Northrop Auditorium. The event will feature more than 80 recipients of prestigious doctoral fellowships presenting their research in a casual and conversational environment. Click here for more information about the DDF showcase including a list of presenters and their projects.
WALEED MAHDI will be delivering a lecture sponsored by Global REM. The lecture is titled "On Agency and Self-Representation: Arab Americans and Transgressing Hollywood-Egyptian Cinematic Patterns." The lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 2nd at 12:30pm in 308 Elmer L. Andersen Library. Click here for full event details.