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September 3, 2014

New Position for CSCL Alum Thomas Haakenson

Thomas Haakenson (Ph.D. CSDS, 2006) is now Associate Provost at the California College of the Arts.

New Position for CSCL Alum Stephen Groening

Stephen Groening (Ph.D. CSDS, 2008) is now Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature (Cinema and Media Studies) at the University of Washington, Seattle.

July 17, 2014

Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature is Excited to Announce our 3rd Annual Conference September 26-27

Call For Papers
Intellectual Properties, or The Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy

Extended Deadline: July 20th, 2014

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June 17, 2014

Congratulations!

Sean Nye has been awarded the Best Dissertation award in the Arts and Humanities for 2014.

Congratulations!

Christian Haines had been awarded Honorable Mention in the competition for Best Dissertation Award in the Arts and Humanities for 2014.

June 9, 2014

Congratulations!

Shaden Tageldin has been awarded Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award for academic year 2013-2014.

Congratulations!

CSCL graduate students Michelle Baroody and Jessica Mathiason have been awarded Summer Dissertation Research Grants.

May 27, 2014

Congratulations!

Dylan Mohr has been awarded a FLAS Fellowship for the study of Russian for the 2014-2015 Academic year.

May 22, 2014

Congratulations to CSCL Alum Craig Wilkins!

Craig Wilkins was announced a Silver A' Design Award winner in the Social Design Category, 2013 - 2014 for his piece Door Stops Seating For Transit Riders.

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The Washington Post A Detroit Designer wants to convert the doors of abandoned homes into colorful, creative bus stops

City Lab from the Atlantic These Detroit Bus Stop Benches are Made from Demolished Homes

May 19, 2014

Congratulations!

DAG YNGVESSON has been awarded a DOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Congratulations!

MARLA ZUBEL has been awarded a DOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP for the 2014-2015 academic year.

April 24, 2014

Congratulations!

Julian Condie, a CSCL major, has been named recipient of one of the ten prestigious Talle Family Scholarships for the coming academic year.

April 17, 2014

Congratulations!

Akshya Saxena has been awarded a Global Spotlight Doctoral Dissertation International Research Grant by the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance at the University of Minnesota for academic year 2014-2015

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!

November 21, 2013

Welcome Assistant Professor Michael Gallope!

Michael Gallope joined the CSCL faculty in the fall of 2013. He is a musicologist with expertise in philosophy and critical theory, as well as the comparative analysis of image, word, and sound. His current book manuscript is entitled "Deep Refrains: Sound and Music Beyond the Linguistic Turn" and narrates an intellectual history of music through the work of Bloch, Adorno, Jankélévitch, and Deleuze. His future research will explore how vernacular practices of musical modernism aspire to the form of philosophy. Before coming to Minnesota, he taught at the University of Chicago where he was a member of the Society of Fellows, and at NYU, where he completed his Ph.D. in Historical Musicology.

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

April 29, 2013

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Niels Niessen who has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Minnesota for 2012-2013

Congratulations!

Congratulations are in order!

EMILY FEDORUK has been awarded with the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship by the University of Minnesota Graduate School 2013-2014

And

AKSHYA SAXENA has been awarded with the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship by the University of Minnesota Graduate School 2013-2014


Best wishes for a rewarding and productive fellowship!

April 19, 2013

Congratulations

A congratulations is in order to CSCL Major Matthew Laska who has been awarded a Selmer Birkelo Scholarship by the College of Liberal Arts.

Congratulations

Congratulations are in order!

Andrea Gyenge has been awarded a Hella Mears Graduate Fellowship by the Center for German and East European Studies

AND

Marla Zubel has been awarded a Summer Research Fellowship by the Center for Austrian Studies


Best wishes for a rewarding and productive fellowship tenure!

December 13, 2012

Jochen Schulte-Sasse, 1940-2012

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It is with great sadness and a considerable sense of loss that we convey the passing of our colleague Professor Jochen Schulte-Sasse on 12 December 2012. His loss is deeply felt by students and colleagues alike. A memorial service has been planned for Saturday, March 9 at 4:00 PM in the Macalester chapel.

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October 2, 2012

Childhood and Youth Studies Research Collaborative

The Childhood and Youth Studies Collaborative critically looks at the socio-historical constructions of children and transitions to adulthood, child-parent relations, and modern discourses and representations of childhood and adolescence.

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July 31, 2012

Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

The Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning fall semester 2013. As a theoretically-oriented, comparatist, interdisciplinary department whose research and teaching span word/image/sound, we seek scholars with specific training in, and who work across, two or more of these areas.

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June 26, 2012

Congratulations to Professors Tim Brennan and John Archer

Congratulations to Professor Tim Brennan, who will deliver two keynote addresses this fall: at the "Crafts of World Literature" conference at Oxford in September, and at the "Negative Cosmopolitanism" conference in Edmonton in October.

Also to Professor John Archer, who will deliver a keynote address at the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments in Portland in October.

November 14, 2011

John Berryman, who was a professor in the Humanities Program before it became part of CSCL

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November 4, 2011

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

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October 24, 2011

CSCL Grad honored with Presidental Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

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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 25, 2011

Two new books from CSCL faculty members, Shaden Tageldin and John Mowitt

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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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June 30, 2010

We welcome Verena Mund as the new Film Studies Coordinator for the College of Liberal Arts.

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CSCL welcomes Assistant Professor Alice Lovejoy

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