Postwar Faculty Colloquium | Department of English

Postwar Faculty Colloquium

Event Information
Event Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 9:00am
Location: 
Willis 250H
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Postwar Faculty Colloquium.

Now in its fifth year at UNT, Postwar Faculty Colloquium is a day-long meeting of researchers in post-WWII studies from around the Metroplex in disciplines including Art History, Communication Studies, History, Rhetoric, Film and Television Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, and Women's Studies.

This year's keynote speakers are:

Malik Gaines, Associate Professor of Performance Studies (Tisch School/NYU), author of Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible (NYU 2017) and winner of the 2018 Andy Warhol Foundation Awards Grant for Arts Writing for work on his new project, Future Ruins: The Art of Abstractive Democracy

and

Steven Cohan, Dean's Distinguished Professor Emeritus (Syracuse U), Past President for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and author most recently of Hollywood by Hollywood: The Backstudio Picture and the Mystique of Making Movies (Oxford 2018).

Professors Cohan and Gaines will present a Masterclass, "The Politics of Performance," March 21, 3:30-6:20 p.m., LANG 316, for all interested graduate and undergraduate students.

The Colloquium this year is March 22, 2019, 9-5:30 p.m., Willis 250H. All invited to attend!

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