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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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Priscilla Wald at the GC, 3-4 November!

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Opening Remarks for Leti Volpp Seminar

Dear all, I hope you found Friday’s events as interesting as I did–between the two papers we discussed at 12:30 pm (“‘Obnoxious To Their Very Nature’: Asian Americans and Constitutional Citizenship” and “The Citizen and the Terrorist”) and Professor Volpp’s … Continue reading

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Leti Volpp is coming!

  Please come join us for two events featuring Professor Leti Volpp.  First, from 12:30-1p on Friday, 14 October, Professor Volpp will be participating in the Graduate Center’s Center for the Humanities Revolutionizing American Studies seminar series.  For information and … Continue reading

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Difference(s) and/in Institutionality–Remarks on Ferguson

I had the honor of providing some opening remarks to begin our discussion of Professor Roderick Ferguson’s “An American Studies Meant for Interruption” (2010) and “Administering Sexuality; Or, the Will to Institutionality” (2008).  These two pieces not only complement each … Continue reading

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