Archive: Eve Letendre


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  • Congratulations to Faith Enemark, an Excellence in Management Award Winner!

    March 31, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Faith, our Department Manager, who has been awarded the Berkeley Staff Assembly’s 2021 Excellence in Management Award! This significant honor for which there were over 100 nominees recognizes exemplary managers and supervisors who have led their teams and team members to meaningful accomplishments this past year. Recipients are nominated directly by their staff; Faith was nominated by Graduate Student Advisor.…

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  • A Big Thank You!

    March 22, 2021

    The Rhetoric Department wants to thank you all for tolerating all our Big Give messaging on 3/11 and thank you to those who contributed. We will be in touch again to acknowledge you individually, once we have access to particulars as to who you are! Meanwhile, if you were late, the links are still good! Support us here: 1. The Felipe Rochon Gutterriez Rhetoric Graduate…

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  • Rhetoric Department Grad Students Linda Kinstler and Timothy Wyman-McCarthy Win 2021 Outstanding GSI Award

    March 19, 2021

    Rhetoric Department graduate students Linda Kinstler and Timothy Wyman-McCarthy have been awarded the Outstanding GSI Award this year. The Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (OGSI) Award honors UC Berkeley GSIs each year for their outstanding work in the teaching of undergraduates. Our faculty and undergraduates alike are proud to recognize Linda’s and Tim’s immense dedication to their students. Congratulations, Linda and Tim! Postscript: Let’s also congratulate…

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  • Support Rhetoric during The Big Give!

    March 10, 2021

    Cal Big Give starts at 9pm PST on March! Make your gift now to the Rhetoric Department and join the global Cal community in coming together over the next 24 hours. We have two ways to support Rhetoric! 1. Support our general department fund Your investment allows us to continue a tradition of excellence in supporting the success of graduate and undergraduate students. 2. Support…

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  • Conversations in Sound on 3/12 Features Fumi Okiji

    March 4, 2021

    Conversations in Sound on March 12 Features Rhetoric Faculty, Fumi Okiji. Friday, March 12, 1pm PST: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/92112406275 The Sound Studies working group brings together a diverse community of scholars, artists, and performers interested in sound and its contexts. Topics for the twice-monthly discussions and guest speaker presentations include (but are not limited to) cross-cultural work on speech and audition, technological advances in recording and composition,…

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  • Conversations in Sound on 2/26 Features Two Rhetoric Alumni

    February 25, 2021

    “A Conversation on Literary Accent” Friday 2/12 at 1PM: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/92112406275 Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan: from “Call Center Literature” (2021) Julie Beth Napolin, from Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of The Fact of Resonance (2020) Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan is Assistant Professor of English and Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory at the University of Arizona. She is editor of the special issues “From Postcolonial to World Anglophone” (Interventions,…

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  • Ramona Naddaff Named Faculty Fellow for Poetry & the Senses Program

    February 1, 2021

    Rhetoric’s Ramona Naddaff named Faculty Fellow for the Poetry & the Senses Program at UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center (ARC).  Poetry and the Senses creates meaningful opportunities for engagement, research, and collaboration. As a think tank for the arts at UC Berkeley, ARC acts as a facilitator and connector between the campus and the many flourishing regional poetry communities. This ongoing two-year initiative (Jan 2020…

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  • The Adorno and Identity Seminars

    January 19, 2021

    Negative dialectics, the critical theorist Theodor Adorno wrote, “is suspicious of all identity.” The concept of identity and its negations—nonidentity and negative identity—are woven throughout Adorno’s wide-ranging corpus. This interdisciplinary series of virtual seminars on “Adorno and Identity,” convened by Jonathon Catlin (Princeton), Eric Oberle (Arizona State), and Fumi Okiji (Berkeley), revisits Adorno’s thought at a moment in which political, cultural, legal, and psychological notions…

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  • Suzanne Herrera Li Puma named as ACLS Leading Edge Fellow!

    January 7, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Rhetoric PhD, Suzanne Herrera Li Puma, on receiving an ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship! The Leading Edge Fellowship program aims to demonstrate the potential of people with advanced degrees in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to solve problems outside the academy. In the first two cycles of the fellowship program, recent PhDs in the humanities will help communities respond to…

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