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April 17, 2014

Congratulations!

Thorn Chen and Akshya Saxena have been awarded International Dissertation Research Fellowships from the Social Science Research Council for academic year 2014-2015.

Congratulations!

Tim August has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University.

April 9, 2014

Congratulations!

Niels Niessen has been awarded the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years.

Congratulations!

Thorn Chen, Akshya Saxena, Dag Yngvesson and Marla Zubel have been awarded Thesis Research Travel Grants.

April 2, 2014

Congratulations!

Rachel Schaff has been awarded the Voices of Vienna Summer Scholarship for Summer 2014 by the Center for Austrian Studies.

March 31, 2014

Congratulations!

Graeme Stout along with Jason McGrath and Laurie Ouellette have been awarded a Research Collaborative Grant on "Rethinking Visual Media Studies after the Digital Revolution" by the Institute for Advanced Study for the 2014-2015 academic year.

March 3, 2014

Professor Timothy Brennan Named CLA Russell Chair

Professor Timothy Brennan was named the Samuel Russell Chair in the Humanities for the College of Liberal Arts for a three-year period, 2014-17. The Russell Chair is intended to promote outstanding teaching and scholarship in the humanities and involves an annual allocation of $25,000 in support. Brennan publishes Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies with Stanford University Press in March. He has also been awarded Sabbatical Leave with Supplement for the calendar year 2015. Congratulations!

February 24, 2014

Congratulations to Christian Haines

Congratulations to Christian Haines who has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of English at Dartmouth College.

January 8, 2014

Congratulations!

I'm honored to write as Chair of the Awards Committee to announce that Cesare has been named Scholar of the College for a three-year term--through 2017.

This is a rigorous and highly competitive competition. That Cesare's multi-faceted work--arguably changing the shape of the humanities--was recognized, is the highest possible praise.

Congratulations.

Robin Brown
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

December 26, 2013

Congratulations to Professor Hisham Bizri

Hisham Bizri has been awarded the Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry and Scholarship for 2014 and 2015 from the Office of the Vice President for Research.

December 9, 2013

Congratulations!

Congratulations! KEYA GANGULY has been awarded SABBATICAL LEAVE WITH SUPPLEMENT for Calendar Year 2015!

Congratulations

Congratulations! TIM BRENNAN has been awarded SABBATICAL LEAVE WITH SUPPLEMENT for Calendar Year 2015!

October 18, 2013

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dag Yngvesson who has been awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship.
Dissertation Project: "Indonesian Cinema: Rethinking Modernity on Screen"

October 7, 2013

MN Daily Response

Read theMN Daily article about the SCMC program is written by our CSCL department chair, Cesare Casarino. The article is a response to an editorial & article that was published a few weeks ago about the UofM's film studies program.

September 5, 2013

New Director of Graduate Studies Announced!

I am delighted to announce that Professor Shaden Tageldin is our new Director of Graduate Studies!

Following a faculty vote in support of her candidacy, Shaden was recommended to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts for the position of Director of Graduate Studies in our department--and now the Dean has formalized her appointment.

Please, join me in congratulating Shaden, in thanking her for accepting to serve the department in this capacity, as well as in offering her our support and best wishes as she embarks on an undertaking that is so crucial to the life of our department.

Best regards,

CC

Cesare Casarino
Professor and Chair
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

November 4, 2011

Facing Ethics: Narrative and Recognition from George Eliot to Judith Butler

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October 10, 2011

CSCL Professors Alice Lovejoy and John Mowitt introduce Films as part of the "And Yet She Moves..." at the Walker Art Center

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August 12, 2011

Filmmaker and producer Martin "Jim" Bovey Jr. of Wayzata, MN, has generously donated a Bell & Howell 16mm projector and accessories to the CSCL department

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April 13, 2011

CSCL Associate Professor, Hisham Bizri at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival


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