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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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  • Book Matters: Circulating Digital and Printed Texts

    MAR 27, 2015: 4:00 PM

    This roundtable will explore how the growth of digital media has altered the material form of the printed book and posed new challenges for institutions. Participants include Steve Jones, Andrew Stauffer and Matthew K. Gold. Read more

  • Navigating the Academy

    APR 17, 2015: 2:00 PM

    A Revolutionizing American Studies event cosponsored by the Mentoring Future Faculty of Color initiative and the English Program’s Diversity Committee, featuring: Janet Jakobsen (Barnard College) and Barbara Ransby (U of Illinois, Chicago) Read more

  • Grant Writing Workshop

    APR 24, 2015: 2:00 PM

    Jennifer Guiliano leads this workshop designed for humanities scholars seeking assistance with writing grants, this workshop introduces participants to best practices in writing and submitting a grant. Read more

  • Models and Methods of Unconventional Dissertations

    APR 24, 2015: 4:00 PM

    This panel pulls together English Program alumnae and current students who successfully defended unconventional dissertations. Read more

  • Nakedness and Nudity: A Transhistorical Roundtable

    MAY 1, 2015: 4:00 PM

    This roundtable interrogates the widely varying uses of ideas and images of nakedness and nudity in art and in literary works. Participants include: Meena Alexander, Wayne Koestenbaum, Laura Eldridge, Allen Strouse, Ryan Tracy Read more