The first AISNA Graduate Forum Conference, held on September 28, 2018 at the Center for American Studies in Rome, was dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of the protests of 1968, and aimed at investigating the legacies of the social movements that emerged during the1960s to fight against discriminations of race, class, gender and sexuality. Leggi tutto “First AISNA Graduate Forum – October 27-28, Rome. Report”
Application for distinguished senior scholar of African American literature and/or African American rhetoric. This particular named chair is in fields committed to social justice.
The University of North Texas English Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American literature and culture, to begin August 2019.
Nationalism as a distinct political ideology can be said to have characterized the first half of the twentieth century, at least as regards the western hemisphere.
According to poet Frances Osgood, her friend Edgar Allan Poe finds his best voice in genres hospitable to the warmth of human intercourse: “It was in his conversations and his letters, far more than in his published poetry and prose writings, that the genius of Poe was most gloriously revealed”
The short story can be regarded as a site of resistance with its particular ability to inscribe places, but also a space in-between where language relates place through the specialization of a common, international language.