Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, numerous writers and artists from Federico Garc
In this working group, we explore the relationships between literature and the visual and object worlds that inform it. Combining the the material histories and historical materialism of “thing theory” and the scopic histories and aesthetic genealogies of the “visual turn,” we will consider the ways in which literature responds to the presence of the object outside of itself.
Quinto Sol Remembered: A Commemorative Encuentro will be a two-day symposium commemorating the 45th anniversary of Quinto Sol, the first Chican@ Publishing House and its interdisciplinary magazine “El Grito”, which was founded in 1967 with the efforts of UC Berkeley students and faculty.
This Working Group was formed in 2011 for members of the academic community interested in Romani (Gypsy) Studies. It grows out of the Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies, which was held at UC-Berkeley on November 10th, 2011.
Stay tuned for updates and please join the project if you are interested!
TEASWG, now in its tenth year, exists to create an interdisciplinary conversation about postcolonial and transnational methods of scholarly inquiry in American Studies.
The African American Literature Working Group seeks to consider a more expansive approach to the African American literary tradition beyond its literary import and contributions. We approach literature as a lens to analyze the development of the American social landscape, particularly by foregrounding the interrelationships among literary, historical, cultural and political components of American society. Our aim is to reconsider the contributions of African American literature to American culture and
BTWH is an international research network with chapters at
(B) University of California, Berkeley
(T) Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
(W) Universität Wien / Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften (IFK)
(H) Harvard University