Tina Campt: Listening to Images

[ February 17, 2020; ]
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Lorwin Lectureship Series

Tina M. Campt is Owen F. Walker ’33 Professor of Humanities and Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University. She is a founding member of the Practicing Refusal Collective, and the author of three books: Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory in […]

John Collins: Ethnographies of US Empire

[ March 13, 2020; ]
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John Collins, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Queens College-CUNY  

Since the mid-1990s, John Collins has conducted ethnographic research on UNESCO world heritage sites, urban restoration programs, and their relationships to national histories and racial politics in Brazil. This gave rise to his first book, Revolt of the Saints: Memory and Redemption in the Twilight of […]

Christina Sharpe: Lorwin series

[ April 10, 2020; ]
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Lorwin Lectureship Series

Christina Sharpe

Christina Sharpe is Professor of Humanities at York University and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University.

She is the author of two books: Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (2010) and In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016) both published by Duke University Press. She is currently working on a monograph called Black. Still. Life. 

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Priscilla Ovalle named 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies

CSWS joins the Department of Cinema Studies in congratulating Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Cinema Studies associate professor and department head, as the 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the […]

2019 Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to all faculty, and especially to our CSWS faculty affiliates and WOC affiliates who received promotions, with several earning tenure. They include:

Kari Norgaard

Yvonne Braun, Professor, International Studies Sharon Luk, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies Kari Norgaard, Professor, Sociology and Environmental Studies Stephanie Teves, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies and Women’s, Gender, […]

Queer Studies Lecture: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

[ May 6, 2020; ]
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Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, cultural, and performance studies.

In […]