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2007-2008 Events

§ Wednesday, February 20, 2008 – 2:30pm, Lowenstein 515 (Lincoln Center)

  (University of Paris X, Nanterre)
    “Les Antilles entre négritude et transnational: Aimé Césaire et Frantz Fanon”

[Co-sponsored by the Literary Studies Program and the Modern Languages and Literatures Department]

§ Monday, February 25, 2008 – 7:00pm, Keating Auditorium, 3rd Floor (Rose Hill)

   HEATHER LOVE  (University of Pennsylvania)
   “Compulsory Happiness and Queer Existence”

[Co-sponsored by the Fordham PRIDE Alliance, the American Studies, Women’s Studies (Lincoln Center) and Literary Studies Programs, and the English Department]

§ Monday, March 3, 2008 – 6:00pm, Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center (Rose Hill)

   BRENT HAYES EDWARDS  (Rutgers University)
   "The Unheard Voice of Black Paris"

[Co-sponsored by the Departments of African and African American Studies and English, the Literary Studies and the American Studies Programs, the Faculty Seminar on Race and the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Office of the Dean of Faculty, and the Bronx African American History Project]

§ Thursday, March 27, 2008 – 6:30-8:00pm, O'Keefe Commons (Rose Hill)

VIJAY PRASHAD  (Trinity College)
   "'You Remind Me Of Everything That Followed': Love and Claustrophobia in
   Immigrant Lives"

NOTE: On Thursday, March 27, at 3:00pm in Keating Hall 114, professor Prashad will also lead a discussion on "The Third World As Project, the Global South as Struggle."

[Co-sponsored by the FCRH Dean's Office, the Literary Studies and American Studies Programs, the Asian American Literature Series, and the English Department]

§ Wednesday, April 16, 2008
4:00pm, Tognino Hall, Duane Library (Rose Hill)

  (Yale University)
   "'Shall We Be or Not Be?': Shakespeare's Hamlet and the Anxieties of Arab 

[Co-sponsored by the History Department and the Literary Studies Program]

§ Wednesday, April 23, 2008 4:15pm, Lowenstein 521 (Lincoln Center)


Ashley Miller
(FCRH '08)
   "Fragmentation and the Interrupted Narrative: Primo Levi, Art Spiegelman, and 
   Distorted Memories of the Holocaust"

§ Friday, May 9, 2008 3:00pm, South Lounge (Lincoln Center)

The Literary Studies May Colloquium: FEELING OUT OF BOUNDS
Speakers:   Hugo Benavides (Fordham University)
Synnøve Bendixsen (Humboldt Universität, Berlin)
Glenn Hendler (Fordham University)
Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania)
Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui (Rutgers University)

[Co-sponsored by the Literary Studies and Urban Studies Programs]

§ Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7, 2008
Fordham Lincoln Center

FUTURE ASIAN AMERICAS: A Symposium on Asian American Studies

   Friday, June 6

    3:00-5:00pm - MacMahon Lounge
        Keynote by
Vijay Prashad (Trinity College)

   Saturday, June 7
    8:30-9:30am - MacMahon Lounge (*)      
        Plenary by
Evelyn Hu-DeHart (Brown University)

    9:45-11:00am - Fordham Law School, 2nd Floor      
        Concurrent Panels I
    11:15am-12:30pm - Fordham Law School, 2nd Floor
        Concurrent Panels II
    1:30-2:30pm - MacMahon Lounge
        Plenary by
Anne Anlin Cheng (Princeton University)

    2:45-3:45pm - MacMahon Lounge
        Plenary by
John Kuo Tchen (New York University)
    4:00-5:00pm - MacMahon Lounge
        Roundtable Discussion facilitated by
James Kim (Fordham University)

(*) Entrance to MacMahon Lounge on 155 West 60th Street.
Participants: Maria Nerissa Balce (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Anne Anlin Cheng (Princeton University), Sylvia Chong (University of Virginia), Richard Chu (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Evelyn Hu-DeHart (Brown University), Allan Isaac (Wesleyan University), Wen Jin (Columbia University), Daniel Kim (Brown University), James Kim (Fordham University), Jean Kim (Dartmouth College), Eng-Beng Lim (SUNY, Purchase), Asha Nadkarni (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Crystal Parikh (New York University), Josephine Park (University of Pennsylvania), Minh-Ha Pham (New York University), Martin Joseph Ponce (Ohio State University), Susie Pak (St. John's University), Vijay Prashad (Trinity College), Sukhdev Sandhu (New York University), Jeff Santa Ana (Dartmouth College), Lok Siu (New York University), Min Song (Boston College), John Kuo Tchen (New York University), Elda Tsou (St. John's University), Thuy Tu (Cornell University).

[Co-sponsored by the College at Lincoln Center, the College at Rose Hill, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Summer School, the African and African American Studies Department, the American Studies Program, the Asian American Literature Series, the English Department, the Literary Studies Program, the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at Fordham University, and by the Program in American Studies and the Asian Pacific American Studies Institute at New York University.]

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