Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Sep20

Discussing Catalan Independence with Toni Sala

Alan Cheuse International Writers Center

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Front Ballroom

The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center is pleased to present an evening with our first international writer-in-resident, Catalan writer and journalist Toni Sala. Toni will join writer, translator and teacher Roser Caminals-Heath, recently of Hood College, and Head of the Catalan Delegation to the United States, Andrew Davis, to discuss the October referendum on Catalan independence from Spain.

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Apr20

CSC: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party

w/ Donna Much, Assoc. Prof. of History at Rutgers Univ.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

As part of our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series, GMU Cultural Studies is proud to present a presentation by Donna Murch, Associate Professor in History at Rutgers University. Her research interests include historical studies of mass incarceration/war on drugs, Black Power and Civil Rights, California, social movements, and postwar U.S. cities. Her recent monograph, Living for the City: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, won the Phillis Wheatley Prize in December 2011.

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Apr13

CSC: "Complicit: On Being a WGS Program Director in the Neoliberal University."

w/ Katie Hogan, Professor of English and Women and Gender Studies at UNC-Charlotte

Thursday, April 13, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

As part of our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series, GMU Cultural Studies is proud to present a presentation by Katie Hogan, Professor and Director of the Women Studies Dept at UNC-Charlotte. She will be presenting on gendered labor in academia. Hogan recently edited Over Ten Million Served: Gendered Service in Language and Literature Workplaces, published by State University of New York Press in 2010.

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