Sean Nye has been awarded the Best Dissertation award in the Arts and Humanities for 2014.
Christian Haines had been awarded Honorable Mention in the competition for Best Dissertation Award in the Arts and Humanities for 2014.
Shaden Tageldin has been awarded Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award for academic year 2013-2014.
CSCL graduate students Michelle Baroody and Jessica Mathiason have been awarded Summer Dissertation Research Grants.
Dylan Mohr has been awarded a FLAS Fellowship for the study of Russian for the 2014-2015 Academic year.
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DAG YNGVESSON has been awarded a DOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP for the 2014-2015 academic year.
MARLA ZUBEL has been awarded a DOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Julian Condie, a CSCL major, has been named recipient of one of the ten prestigious Talle Family Scholarships for the coming academic year.
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
Thorn Chen and Akshya Saxena have been awarded International Dissertation Research Fellowships from the Social Science Research Council for academic year 2014-2015.
Tim August has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University.
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.
Thorn Chen, Akshya Saxena, Dag Yngvesson and Marla Zubel have been awarded Thesis Research Travel Grants.
Rachel Schaff has been awarded the Voices of Vienna Summer Scholarship for Summer 2014 by the Center for Austrian Studies.
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.
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!
Congratulations to Christian Haines who has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of English at Dartmouth College.
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.
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
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.
Congratulations! KEYA GANGULY has been awarded SABBATICAL LEAVE WITH SUPPLEMENT for Calendar Year 2015!
Congratulations! TIM BRENNAN has been awarded SABBATICAL LEAVE WITH SUPPLEMENT for Calendar Year 2015!
Congratulations to Dag Yngvesson who has been awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship.
Dissertation Project: "Indonesian Cinema: Rethinking Modernity on Screen"
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.
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.
Professor and Chair
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Congratulations to Niels Niessen who has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Minnesota for 2012-2013
Congratulations are in order!
EMILY FEDORUK has been awarded with the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship by the University of Minnesota Graduate School 2013-2014
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!
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 are in order!
Andrea Gyenge has been awarded a Hella Mears Graduate Fellowship by the Center for German and East European Studies
Marla Zubel has been awarded a Summer Research Fellowship by the Center for Austrian Studies
Best wishes for a rewarding and productive fellowship tenure!
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.
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.
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.
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.