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30 Apr & 1 May: Caleb Smith–Lecture and Seminar

Hi all, Please join us at the end of this month for a lecture and seminar presented by Caleb Smith, professor of English and American Studies at Yale University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 30th at 6:30PM … Continue reading

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RevAmStudies Spring 2014 Calendar

Dear Everyone: RevAmStudies for the coming months is shaping up!  We hope we’ll see you at some of the events we’re programming, an overview of which is sketched below. Best, Duncan & Kandice REVAMSTUDIES Calendar, Spring 2014 MARCH > Thursday, … Continue reading

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RevAmStudies in April — featuring Fred Moten!

Dear Everyone: We hope this finds you all enjoying the turn toward spring.  Elizabeth Maddock Dillon’s visit in March was terrific, and we’re grateful to her for catalyzing a thoroughly engaging day of discussions, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad, who made … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, 8 March 2013!

Dear All: Hope this finds you very well. We’re looking forward to a day in conversation with Elizabeth Maddock Dillon — please join us! Friday, 8 March, 12:30-2:00p seminar in room 8201.01 and a lecture at 4p, details about all … Continue reading

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Matthew Frye Jacobson, next Friday! (8 February)

Dear Everyone: Welcome to February 2013! We have a great semester coming up in RevAmStudies, one that started with yesterday’s lecture by Christopher Looby, and that continues next week with Matthew Frye Jacobson’s visit — please join us on Friday, … Continue reading

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RevAmStudies spring 2013!

We have a fabulous spring line up of visitors, seminars, events, etc. — take a look! Come join us! (All events are free and open to the public; details etc. will be posted as each event draws near. Thank you, … Continue reading

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RevAmStudies in November 2012!

Dear Everyone: We hope this message finds you all well, and finds you having fared well through the storm and its aftermath.  So much has transpired since we last wrote, and since we last gathered for a RevAmStudies event — … Continue reading

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FYI, Against Recovery, an upcoming event at NYU!

Against Recovery?: Slavery, Freedom, and the Archive www.againstrecoveryconference.org Friday, November 30th – Saturday, December 1st King Juan Carlos Center New York University 53 Washington Square South Against Recovery?: Slavery, Freedom, and the Archive is an interdisciplinary conference that aims to foster … Continue reading

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Chris Eng’s incisive opening remarks — seminar with J. Jack Halberstam!

[Chris posted what is below; I snuck in to add photos and retitle the entry so that it better reflects the work he did…blog administrator’s prerogative.  KC] J. Jack Halberstam’s work continually challenges us to imagine alternative ways of living, … Continue reading

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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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