Monthly Archives: April 2012

Friday, April 27th, 12-2pm, Room 5409 – Terry Rowden (College of Staten Island, CUNY) – “Metablackness”

The CUNY Graduate Center Twentieth Century Area Studies Group Speaker Series Spring 2012 Terry Rowden (College of Staten Island, CUNY) Friday, April 27th, 12-2pm, Room 5409 “Metablackness” Looking beyond concepts like post-Civil Rights, post-Negritude, postrace, and postblack, in this paper … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 26th, 3-5 pm, Room 5409 – Laura Frost (New School) – “The Problem of Pleasure: Stein’s Tickle”

The CUNY Graduate Center Twentieth Century Area Studies Group Speaker Series Spring 2012 Laura Frost at the CUNY Graduate Center Thursday, April 26th, 3-5 pm, Room 5409 “The Problem of Pleasure: Stein’s Tickle” This talk will consider the nature of Steinian … Continue reading

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March 2, 2012 – Andrew Parker (Amherst College) – “The Theorist’s Mother”

Notice of field related talk – Friday Forum: Friday, March 2, 2012  4:00 PM, Room 4406 Andrew C. Parker Amherst College The Theorist’s Mother Noting how the mother is made to disappear perennially both as the object of theory and … Continue reading

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Friday, March 2, 2012 – Paul K. Saint-Amour (University of Pennsylvania) – “On the Partiality of Total War: From Charlton to Joyce”

Notice of field related talk – Friday Forum: Friday, March 2, 2012  2:00PM, Room 4406 Paul K. Saint-Amour University of Pennsylvania On the Partiality of Total War: From Charlton to Joyce An RAF officer traveling to Iraq in late 1922 … Continue reading

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February 24, 2012 – Allison Pease (John Jay, CUNY) – “Boredom in/and Feminist Modernist Fiction”

The CUNY Graduate Center Twentieth Century Area Studies Group Speaker Series Spring 2012  Allison Pease John Jay, CUNY Boredom in/and Feminist Modernist Fiction Boredom has no essential character; it functions as a stance toward, or a gauge of, not only … Continue reading

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February 3, 2012 – Rebecca L. Walkowitz (Rutgers University) – “Where is Summertime?”

Notice of field related talk – Friday Forum: Friday, February 3, 2012 4:00 PM, Room 4406  Rebecca L. Walkowitz Rutgers University Where is Summertime? In a global novel – a novel that aspires to planetary circulation, distributes its plot across … Continue reading

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