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Author Archives: Kandice Chuh

Sara Jane Stoner’s gorgeous introduction of J. Jack Halberstam

[It was such a crazy honor to introduce J. Jack Halberstam at the Revolutionizing American Studies talk she gave at the CUNY GC English Program. A big thanks to Kandice and Duncan for inviting me. What follows is the text, … Continue reading

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Starting again – Fall 2012!

[this is the text of an email message just distributed to our mailing lists; apologies for duplication!] Dear Everyone: We hope this message finds you enjoying the last bits of summer and transitioning into the new academic year restored and … Continue reading

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RevAmStudies revving up for fall 2012!

Save the dates! RevAmStudies starts up again on 7 September; a terrific line up for the fall! We’ll update as more info rolls in. Happy end of summer, all! RevAmStudies Fall 2012 Schedule of Events [as of 23-Aug-12] 7 September … Continue reading

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FYI, a CFP for the NY Metro American Studies Association conference

The New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA) announces a call for papers for our 2012 annual one-day conference: MOVEMENT(S) Saturday December 1st 9am-6pm Location TBA Inspired by such socially significant movements such as Occupy Wall Street and such spacially … Continue reading

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Big Thanks!

Dear Everyone: If you’re able to join us at Slattery’s (http://slatterysmidtownpub.com/) for a celebratory happy hour drink at 4p on Thursday, 10 May, we could thank you in person for your participation in the RevAmStudies initiative this year. And, realizing … Continue reading

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RevAmStudies in March!

Greetings, all! We write with news of upcoming RevAmStudies events, and to say thanks once again to Bruce Burgett, Glenn Hendler, and Nayan Shah, who individually and collectively made February a month of great conversations, generosity and graciousness. Our first … Continue reading

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Nayan Shah at the GC!

Dear Everyone: Our next RevAmStudies event — a seminar featuring Professor Nayan Shah — will focus on his new book, Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality, and the Law in the North American West (UC Press).  A brief bio is below.  … Continue reading

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spring 2012 preliminary schedule (updates to follow!)

We were privileged to have Roderick Ferguson, Leti Volpp, Priscilla Wald, Anne McClintock, and Jodi Melamed with us in fall 2011. Our great good fortune continues with a fabulous slate for spring 2012 — hope you’ll be able to join … Continue reading

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Congrats to MATT GOLD…

…who has been so vital to our efforts in pulling together the RevAmStudies initiative…on the forthcoming DEBATES IN THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES! Debates in the Digital Humanities brings together leading figures in the field to explore its theories, methods, and practices … Continue reading

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Jodi Melamed, 2 December 2011!

Dear Everyone: On Friday, 2 December, we will discuss chapters from Professor Jodi Melamed’s forthcoming book, REPRESENT AND DESTROY: RATIONALIZING VIOLENCE IN THE NEW RACIAL CAPITALISM (from 12:30-2, in 8201) in the Graduate Center.  Professor Melamed has generously provided us … Continue reading

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