Mark your calendars!
These upcoming Spring 2019 American Studies related events at the CUNY Graduate Center. Events sponsored by different groups — further details on these and other events posted soon:
TBA — The Undercommons Writing Group — dates, time, location updated soon.
March 12th, 2019 — Professor Jodi Melamed (Marquette University), title tba, 6pm, Segal Theatre. The American Studies Certificate Program in collaboration with the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics.
March 23rd, 2019 — Refusing Institutional Whiteness: Possibilities, Alternatives, and Beyond, 4pm, room 4406.
April 5th, 2019 — Women in Comics: The State of Scholarship panel, 2pm, room 4406
A panel on A Place Inside Yourself: The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell, a collection of essays co-edited by English Program alum. Panel features current and former students and draws on the panelists’ experience working on this collection and other projects. Panel conversation will address issues of gender and representation in graphic narratives, practices of researching and writing on women in comics, and the editorial and publication processes in both academic and non-academic contexts.
April 11th-12th, 2019 — Black Lives (English Student Association Conference) with keynote speakers Michelle Wright (Emory University) and Rafael Walker (Baruch College).
May 10th, 2019 — Power and Democracy in Early America (CUNY Early American Research Seminar Conference) with keynote speaker Andrew Shankman (Rutgers University).