Ali Sperling Accepted in “Girlhood Studies: Disability and Transnational Perspectives”

Congratulations to Ali Sperling, whose article “Freak Temporality: Female Adolescence in the Novels of Carson McCullers” was recently accepted to a special issue of the journal Girlhood Studies: Disability and Transnational Perspectives.  

Brenda Cárdenas Holds Reading at Ripon College

Brenda Cárdenas will serve as a Visiting Poet at Ripon College on November 18-19. Her visit will include a 7:30 p.m.reading on November 18 at the college’s Lane Library. The event is free and open to the public.  

“Beyond Crisis: The Humanities in Renewal” A Symposium Dedicated to Ihab Hassan

Thursday, November 19 2015 3:30 pm

Blue Room, Helene Zelazo Center

A discussion of strategies of self-renewal in the humanities and a review of the early, innovative nature of the work of the late Professor Ihab Hassan. Featuring Ihab’s final essay, read by Patrice Petro, and presentations by Charles Caramello (University of Maryland), Ackbar Abbas (University of California-Irvine), and Gabrielle Schwab (University of California-Irvine).