Congratulations to CLA faculty who have received Institute for Diversity, Equity and Advocacy 2012 Multicultural Research Awards.
Bianet Castellanos (American Studies): Comparative Indigeneities of the Americas
Njeri Githire (African American and African Studies): The Other America: French Caribbean Regional Integration, Environmental Management, and Gender Empowerment
David Karjanen (American Studies): African American and Latino Community-Labor Coalitions: Analyzing Effectiveness in Three American Cities
Carolyn Liebler (Sociology): American Indian Transracial Adoptees' Experiences in Comparative Perspective
Sarah-Jane (Saje) Mathieu (History): African American Soldiers and the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919
Lorena Munoz (Geography): Queer, Gendered and Brown: (Re)Producing Latina/o Immigrant Informal Work in Los Angeles
Jimmy Patino (Chicano Studies): "Raza Si, Migra No!": Forging Chicano/Mexicano Activism in the San Diego Borderlands, 1924-1986
Associate Professor Shaden Tageldin (Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature) has been awarded the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Essay Prize for 2011 for her essay "Secularizing Islam: Carlyle, al-Siba'i, and the Translation of 'Religion' in British Egypt" published in the January 2011 PMLA (journal of the Modern Language Association of America).
Associate Professor David Feinberg (Art) brought his Voice to Vision project to Clark University, where he spoke last week. Voice to Vision, which narrates the experiences of Holocaust and genocide survivors through art, was founded 10 years ago this year. Read more.
Assistant Professor Lisa Channer's (Theatre Arts & Dance) company Theatre Novi Most has a new play called Picnic on the Batttlefield opening March 2 at the Southern Theatre. In the cast are four alumni of the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance and one current student. The design team includes MFA students past and present. Read more
Professor James Dillon (Music) was ranked among the top ten living composers in the londonist.com article "Top 10 Contemporary Classical music Composers." Dillon was listed along with Steve Reich, John Adams, John Cage, George Crumb, György Ligeti, and more. Read more