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Diversity Initiative

The English Program's diversity initiative includes the following event series: Please use the links above to view upcoming events from the series.  

Program Events

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  • Job Workshop

    SEP 19, 2014: 2:00 PM

    Led by Professor Ammiel Alcalay, DEO of Placement. Read more

  • A Charitable and Pitous Conscience': The Queer Prioress and Her Pets

    SEP 19, 2014: 4:00 PM

    Karl Steel's (Brooklyn College, CUNY) Faculty Membership Talk. Read more

  • What Is a Dissertation? New Models, New Methods, New Media

    OCT 10, 2014: 4:00 PM

    This Forum showcases recent and current doctoral students whose dissertations exemplify innovative, experimental formats--Scalar, video, websites, comics, multimedia inter actives. Read more

  • Metablackness

    OCT 17, 2014: 2:00 PM

    Terry Rowden's (College of Staten Island, CUNY) talk will conceptualize the term “Metablackness” as a way of considering the emergence of a new type of aesthetic and performative consciousness and practice that is rapidly becoming the dominant mode in African American creative culture. Read more

  • Pedagogies of Embodiment: Diversity in Practice

    OCT 24, 2014: 4:00 PM

    This event is designed to draw attention to the relationship among pedagogy, curriculum, and the ways in which race, gender, sexuality, and other axes of analysis inform the design and implementation of courses. Read more

  • Hegel, Patmore and the Turn of Rhythm

    NOV 7, 2014: 4:00 PM

    Ewan Jones's talk (Thole Research Fellow, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge) seeks to provide one specific justification for the general claim that the concept of rhythm as we today understand it came into being across the period 1770–1880. Read more

  • Lost Language

    NOV 14, 2014: 4:00 PM

    Siraj Ahmed’s (Lehman College, CUNY) Faculty Membership Talk proposes that until we understand how print technology and historical thought served colonial rule, we will have difficulty even addressing the question of a properly post-colonial literary study, much less answering it. Read more