Cultural studies

Perspective: You might learn a thing or two in a cultural studies course

Have you ever noticed that people tend to criticize things they don’t know or really don’t understand? Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a big fan of hip hop, and pop culture in general. I actually teach a class called the Social Philosophy of Hip Hop. We are talking about both great artists and […]

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Students protest against merger of gender and culture studies and Future FASS

Yesterday, students from across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) went on strike from their classes, gathered on the lawns of the Quad to hear speeches before marching to the F23 Michael Spence building, in protest against changes in Gender and Cultural Studies (GCS) under fierce opposition Future FASS proposal. The University proposes […]

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The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies will be transferred to FASS DCP

According to a proposal presented by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies will leave the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry which will soon be dissolved and move to the new School of Social and Political Sciences. The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies has a radical […]

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Jing Wang, Professor of Chinese Cultural and Media Studies, Dies at 71 | MIT News

Jing Wang, SC Fang professor of Chinese languages ​​and culture and long-time MIT faculty member of Global Studies and Languages ​​and Comparative Media Studies / Writing, died Sunday in Boston of a heart attack. For decades, Wang has been a leading scholar of the intersection of media and activism in China. After a bachelor’s degree […]

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Call for papers: “Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies” – UMass, Dartmouth

Posted July 26, 2021. The teaching of literature, whether at the secondary or university level, has always given rise to the recurring and controversial question: “What is it really for?” Old debates about the autonomy of literature in relation to its social function, usefulness or uselessness, suggest the ethical and political dilemmas that teachers and […]

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Cultural Studies Program Welcomes Former Black Panthers | News

Tuesday April 13, the university’s cultural studies program sponsored a panel discussion with former members of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and other black activists. Panelists Diane Fujino, Matef Harmachis, Dequi Kioni-Sadiki and Hank Jones spoke about their book, “Black Power Afterlives: The Enduring Significance of the Black Panther Party,” which is available to order […]

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English Department Welcomes Gabrielle Owen to 30th Annual Cultural Studies Symposium

University of Nebraska assistant professor Gabrielle Owen spoke on Friday evening, addressing adolescents and negative cultural stereotypes. Gabrielle Owen, an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska, spoke Friday via Zoom about the first chapter of her book “A Queer History of Adolescence: Developmental Pasts, Relational Futures,” which came out last year. Philip Nel, distinguished […]

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FSU Hosts 7th Annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference

This weekend, Florida State University hosted the seventh annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference. The conference, whose theme this year was “South Asia: Beyond Borders”, was co-sponsored by the FSU College of Communication and Information, the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy and the Center for global engagement. This year, FSU also […]

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Department of Gender and Cultural Studies

Doing cultural studies in rough seas: the multiple of the COVID-19 oceanProfessor Elspeth Probyn This presentation aims to demonstrate what an analysis of cultural studies of the oceanic manifestation of COVID-19 might look like. While the ocean has apparently remained on the periphery during the ongoing pandemic, the Navy has nonetheless been deeply affected as […]

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The innovative career course includes intercultural studies, the importance of humanities

“Career Design for Global Citizenship” Uses Study Abroad Metaphor for Career Exploration Daniel Youngchul Son, graduate student of the School of City and Regional Planning, chats with Jenny Strakovsky, deputy director of vocational education and graduate programs at the School of Modern Languages, during a session of the course Career Design for Global Citizenship April […]