We wish our recent graduates in Rhetoric the best on their new careers:Julia Jarcho joins the department of English at NYU as Assistant Professor.Alenda Chang joins the English department at the University of Connecticut.Brooke Belisle is an ACLS faculty fellow and will be in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stonybrook University.
Samera Esmeir has been awarded the prestigious New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three year award will support her research project "Itineraries of Dissent: Law and Rebellion in the Ottomon Empire.
The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) has selected Professor Anthony Cascardi's book Cervantes, LIterature, and the Discourse of Politics as the winner of the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize for 2013. The award will be announced at the RSA conference in San Diego on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at RSA's annual awards ceremony. The prize committee received over 90 nominations this year.
Congratulations to Prof. Linda Williams (Rhetoric and Film & Media Studies) who received the 2013 Distinguished Career Achievement Award at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Chicago in March. The Distinguished Career Achievement Award was established to recognize and celebrate the achievements of established scholars in cinema and media studies. Nominations for the SCMS Distinguished Career Achievement Award are invited from the membership each year.Nominees are … read more
Prof. Dan Melia (Rhetoric and Celtic Studies) received the Distinguished Service Award February 25 from Dean Anthony Cascardi of the Arts and Humanities Division, in recognition of his longstanding service to the University. Dean Cascardi noted in particular Prof. Melia's dedicated commitment to the Academic Senate.
The Rhetoric Department is pleased to present three talks this semester, given by affiliated scholars:Tuesday, March 19, 5 pm.Raymond Kania, PhD (Univ. of Chicago, Classics), Lecturer in Rhetoric and Classics"Ecphrasis and the Incomplete in the Virgilian Corpus"Dwinelle 370Tuesday, April 2, 5 pmDavid Selby, PhD (UCSD, Political Theory), Visiting Scholar in Rhetoric"Towards a Republican Political Theology: Alexis de Tocqueville as Critic of Carl Schmitt."340 Moffitt (BCNM … read more
From the New School web site:Moments of inspiration often happen to people when they least expect them: relaxing after dinner, or feverishly studying to get into grad school. As it happens, flashes of mental lightning struck novelist Joseph Conrad and newly minted Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts professor Julie Napolin, at just those moments, respectively. And neither life was ever the same.This month, Napolin was awarded the Bruce Harkness Young Scholar Prize by the … read more
The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate or Full Professor (with tenure) in the area of Visual Culture starting in Fall semester 2013. Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent by date of hire; excellent research profile and demonstrated record of scholarship that addresses the production and interpretation of visual works in their conceptual, political or technical dimensions; a strong record of relevant … read more
Professor Trinh T. Minh-ha's book, Elsewhere, Within Here: Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event, has received the 2012 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA).