Bolivia Lecture April 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM SAC 300.
Dr. Abel Lanza Antequera, Prof. of Economics, U. El Alto, Bolivia and Treasurer, Municipal Government, El Alto, Bolivia.
Dr. Josefa Salmón, Rev. Guy Lemieux Distinguished Professor of Latin American Studies. Loyola University, New Orleans, LA.
Linda Farthing, co‐author with Prof. Ben Kohl of Evo’s Bolivia. Continuity and Change. (University of Texas Press, 2014) in addition to other books.
Cultural Studies 2013 Events
From the Mines to the Streets, a Bolivian indigenous activist's life. Book presentation by Félix Muruchi, a Bolivian author. October 21 at 5:00pm Saint Augustine Center 300. Co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Department of History and the Latin American Studies Program.
Native Peoples Today. a lecture by Susan Harjo, Native American poet, writer and policy advocate of the Cheyenne nation. November 6 at 4:30pm Driscoll Hall Auditorium. Sponsored by the History Department and co-sponsored by CST
In God's Land. Screening of a documentary with director, Pankaj Rishi Kumar. November 7 at 4:30pm Bartley Hall 1010. Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program and co-sponsored by CST
CULTURAL STUDIES WEEK November 11-15, Falvey Library 204/205 Co-sponsored by Writing and Rhetoric, Peace and Justice, Department of History and the Latin American Studies Program.
The Making of Poems for the Millenium: North African Literature, Volume 4. Multi-media presentation by Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte. December 4 at 6:00pm Connelly Cinema. Co-sponsored by the Writing and Rhetoric Program, Africana Studies, the Arab and Islamic Studies Center, by Global and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Play from La Zaranda
"A Pig's Diet" will be shown on September 5th and 6th at 7:00PM and September 7th at 2:00PM In Spanish with English Subtitles. The play is Free and Open to the Public.
Get your free tickets at www.lazaranda.eventbrite.com
Reception for CST majors
Mach 29 at 4:30 pm Connelly Center, in front of the Cinema
“Community Culture and Online News Sites” Samantha Strike, Editor, Radnor Patch, http://radnor.patch.com/ Wednesday, March 16 at 6 pm Falvey Lounge (Cosp. with CWR)
“Terrorists Under the Bed: America and the New Bogeymen” Thursday, March 17, at 6 pm Falvey Library Café (Co-sponsored with CAIS)
NO NEWS from HARARE, film by WENDY DENT
The DIRECTOR presents her SHORT FILM, DISCUSSES MEDIA BAN in ZIMBABWE
February 22, 2011 at 4:30 pm. Connelly Ctr, Bryn Mawr Room
Demanding Democracy in Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, and Jordan; Who's next?
Roundtable discussion with Nour Kanawati, Maghan Keita, Marwan Kreidie, Hafeez Malik, Silvia NagyZekmi, Barbara Romaine, Catherine Warrick, and Karolina Wolnicki
Thurs. Feb. 10th at 4:00 pm in the Cinema, Connelly Center co-sponsored by the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies
Pulizter prize winning investigative reporters, Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman of the Philadelphia Daily News,
discussed their award winning crime fighting series, "Tainted Justice," which describes the connections they uncovered between druglords and narcotics officers in a West Kensington neighborhood.
October 25, 2010 at 6 pm SAC 300
Co-sponsored by the Concentration in Writing Program
A Conference on Cultural Studies was organized in 2008 as part of an Honors course, Introduction to Cultural Studies taught by Professor Silvia Nagy-Zekmi. The keynote speaker was Professor Marwan Kraidy from the University of Pennsylvania. Students read their papers on topics as diverse as advertisements, political discource manipulation and gender issues.
The following are examples of the presentations:
- Michael Rogers: "Cracking the Culture Code: How Advertisers USe Cultura; INdicators to Create Effective Campaigns"
- Maggie Grace: "One Way Fits All: Love Designed by Disney"
- Emily Novosedlik: " Fundamentalism 101: East-West"
- Ashka Shah: "Disregard for Geography: Spatial Expansion and De/Colonization"
- Stefanie Trotta: "Image: Visual Culture and the Perception of the Female"