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Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents America Rodriguez, Associate Professor, Department of Radio, Television and Film, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, November 30, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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"Fragmentation and Concentration in Latino news- papers: the case of Austin, Texas"


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Caroline Wigginton, Folklore PhD Candidate from the University of Texas at Austin

Monday, November 23, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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"Nursing Piety in Colonial Newport: Black and White Mothers in Sarah Osborn's Spiritual Diary"


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Tarek El - Ariss, Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern Studies Department, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, November 16, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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Collapsing the West: On the Aversion to Food and Civilization


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Alex Chavez, Folklore PhD Candidate from the University of Texas at Austin

Monday, November 9, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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On Transborder Folk Performance: Greater Mexico, Postmodernity and Chicana/o Cultural Studies


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Ken MacLeish, Folklore PhD Candidate from the University of Texas at Austin

Monday, November 2, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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"Vicissitudes of Love: Feeling the Iraq War in a Military Community".


Text Practice Performance vol. 8 Release Party

Thursday, October 29, 2009 • 1:00 PM

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Text Practice Performance vol. 8 Release Party



Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Lotte Hoek, Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Amsterdam

Monday, October 26, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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'Unstable Celluloid: Film Projection and the Cinema Audience in Bangladesh'


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents James R. Nicolopulos, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, October 19, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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"Big Hat, No Cattle: An Egregious case of the clash between exclusively "Theory-based scholarship" and so-called "fact-based" scholarship."


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Dan Gilman, Folklore PhD Candidate from the University of Texas at Austin

Monday, October 12, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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"Egyptian voices and Lebanese looks: talking about beauty and pop music in Cairo."



Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Galeet Dardashti, Folklore PhD Candidate from the University of Texas at Austin

Friday, October 2, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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Patronage and Expediency: The Deployment of Middle Eastern Music in Israel


Cultural Studies Colloquium Presents Steve Hoelscher, Chair, Professor of Department of American Studies

Monday, September 28, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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"A Natural Memory of Destruction? The Case of Dresden's Firebombing"


Folklore GSC Meeting

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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Proseminar Colloquium Series

Monday, September 21, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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Exams and Prospectus - A Glimpse of the Process


Proseminar discussion on Designs for an Anthropology of the Contemporary

Monday, September 14, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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Thematic Metafiction and the Narrative Voice

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 • 12:00 PM

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Ara 13's first novel, Drawers & Booths, is experimental science fiction that mixes up satire and evolutionary theory in a layered, metafictional journey. He will be discussing the author/reader relationship as revealed through narrative choices.