January 2001 News
Second edition (paperback) of The Great Gatsby and Fitzgerald's
World of Ideas. University of Alabama Press, 2000.
Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and the Twenties. University of Alabama Press, 2001.
"The Great Gatsby and the Twenties," The Cambridge Companion to F.
Scott Fitzgerald. Cambridge University Press, 2001.
"The Last Romantic Critic," The Oxford Historical Guide to F.
Scott Fitzgerald. Oxford University Press, 2001.
Clarissa Clo, "Italiani in
America: Intervista a Guido Fink" (Director of the Italian Institute of
Culture, Los Angeles), IBC: Informazioni, Inchieste, Commenti sui Beni
Culturali, 3 (2000): 45-48.
Alain J.-J. Cohen, "Semio-Cybernetics
of Visual Memory," IJGLSA, Interdisciplinary Journal of Germanic
Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis, 5.2 (Fall 2000): 230-244.
"Joaquin Murrieta and the American 1848," Post-Nationalist
American Studies, ed. John Carlos Rowe. University of California Press,
"American Sensations: Empire, Amnesia, and the US-Mexican War," American
Literary History (February 2001).
Beyond Glaciers (book of Chinese poems). Taipei: San Min
Books, November 2000.
"Daoism, Zen and the American Avant-garde--John Cage and Allan Kaprow,"
Chungwai Literature, 29.6 (November 2000): 138-182.
"Love song of a modern gypsy" (poem), Literary Supplement, United
Daily, November 26, 2000.
|Awards and Other Achievements
Todd Kontje has been awarded an
NEH grant for the 2001-02 academic year to complete work on his book project on German
Exams and Defenses
The following graduate students successfully completed qualifying
examinations or defenses during Fall Quarter 2000:
- María Del Mar Alberca-García, Ph.D. Dissertation
Defense: "Por mala conciencia escritores de poesia social: Jaime Gil de
Biedma en el contexto del realismo social español de postguerra"
- Terry L. Allison, Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "The
Good Gay Citizen: A Cross Cultural Analysis of Gay Male Rhetoric of Good
- Thomas Gunther Atwell, M.A. Thesis Defense: "Edmund
Spenser Comes Home Again"
- Enrique Francia, Ph.D. Qualifying Examination
- Kathy Glass, Ph.D. Qualifying Examination
- Samantha Hope Goldstein, Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
"'Don't Mind Me; I'll Sit Here in the Dark': Illuminating the Role of
Women in Catskills Performative Culture"
- Su Kyoung Hwang, M.A. Thesis Defense: "Illuminating
the Silence: Reflections of History and Memory in Comfort Woman"
- Jeff A. Imperato, M.A. Thesis Defense:
"Technological Transcendence: Origins and Assumptions"
- William Mohr, Ph.D. Qualifying Examination
- Pamela Morgan, Ph.D. Qualifying Examination
- Laurel Plapp, Ph.D. Qualifying Examination
- Romano Sánchez-Domínguez, M.A. Thesis Defense: "Representaciones
Culturales del Movimiento Estudiantil del '68"
- Ramie Tateishi, Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "Film
Genre and the Asian Subject"
- Tania Triana, Ph.D. Qualifying Examination
|Winter Quarter Visiting Instructors
Daniel Cano, Visiting Associate
Novelist and Associate Professor of English, Santa Monica College; Mexican
American literature, literature of Mexico, creative writing; LTWR100--Short
Fiction, and LTAM 120--Mexican Literature in Translation
Thomas J. Cardoza, Lecturer
Ph.D., History, UC Santa Barbara; modern France/ Europe, world history, U.S.
since 1845, writing instruction; Roosevelt College sequence, Making of the
Jeyseon Lee, Lecturer
Ph.D., Korean Linguistics, University of Hawaii; language instruction; LKO
1B--First-Year Korean, and LTKO 2B--Intermediate Korean: Second Year
Liu Lu, Associate in Literature
Ph.D. Candidate, History, UCSD; modern Chinese history; LTEA 120A--Chinese Films
Douglas A. McCannel, Lecturer
C.Phil., Comparative Literature, UCSD; classical studies, composition; MCWP
50--Critical Writing, and MCWP 125--Argument and Analysis
Thomas A. Nelson, Visiting
Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, SDSU; screen
writing, literary analysis, film studies; LTWR 110--Screen Writing
Douglas Pinto, Lecturer
Ph.D., French Literature, UCSD; French literature, poetry, late Victorian and
early 20th c. English literature; LTFR 60A--French for Reading
Demian Pritchard, Associate in
Ph.D. Candidate, Literature, UCSD; Chicana/o literatures, U.S. ethnic
literatures, women's studies, border studies; LTEN 60--Topics in Ethnic American
Beheroze Shroff, Lecturer
Lecturer, filmmaker, writer; LTEN 18--Introduction to Asian American Literature,
and LTEN 181--Asian American Literature
Jill Steiner, Lecturer
Ph.D., English, UC Berkeley; Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, the epic,
interdisciplinary humanities; Revelle Humanities sequence
NEW WRITING SERIES
- Tony Lopez, poet from England
Thursday, January 25, 4:30 p.m.
Visual Arts Performance Space
- Pasquale Verdicchio, Associate Professor, UCSD Department
Wednesday, January 31, 4:30 p.m.
Visual Arts Performance Space
Research Grants - FY 2000-01
(Academic Senate Committee on Research)
Academic Senate members who would like to apply for research
support for the remainder of 2000-01 must submit a Research Grant Application to
the Committee on Research, Academic Senate Office, 0002, by 2:00 p.m.,
January 31 , 2001. Applications received after this date will be
returned. Grants generally do not exceed $7,000. Priority is given to junior and
new faculty with no extramural support and to new projects that will lead to
extramural support. Second applications in the same fiscal year will receive low
priority. Additional information and application forms are available from Nancy
Ho-Wu, or electronically at http://www-senate.ucsd.edu/forms.htm
- Travel to Scholarly Meetings - FY 2000-01
(Academic Senate Committee on Research)
Academic Senate members may apply for travel expenses to
national and international conferences or symposia at which they will
present papers on their research or organize and preside over one or more
sessions. Only one trip per fiscal year for any Senate member will be
awarded. The deadline for submission of applications is 2:00 p.m.,
March 30, 2001. Applications received after this date will be
reviewed in June 2001. Awards are made for the lowest published air coach
fare for domestic trips, with ceilings of $500 for Eastern, $350 for
Central, and $250 for Mountain/Pacific time zones. Foreign travel will be
supported at 75% of the lowest published fare or of the actual fare,
whichever is lower. Awards for foreign travel may not exceed $1,000. A copy
of the letter inviting the paper, acceptance of the paper on the program, or
a copy of the program must accompany the request for funds. Application
forms are available at http://www-senate.ucsd.edu/cor.htm
or from Nancy Ho-Wu.
Intercampus Exchange Program Grants (Academic
Senate Committee on Research)
Airfare is provided to Academic Senate members and
registered graduate students for travel to other UC campuses for research
study, and to faculty (Senate members) invited to UCSD from other UC
campuses for the purpose of consultations which will benefit UCSD faculty.
These funds may not be used for travel to attend conferences or present
papers. Awards are made for the lowest published airfare not to exceed $250,
or mileage in lieu of airfare, but not per diem. See Nancy Ho-Wu for an
- National Endowment for the Humanities
Summer Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers
Each of the twelve various seminars offered in Summer 2001 will
include fifteen participants working with one or two leading scholars.
Participants will have access to a major library collection and time
reserved to pursue individual research and study projects. Twelve institutes
will also be offered, each providing intensive collaborative study of texts,
topics, and ideas central to undergraduate teaching in the humanities. Those
selected to participate receive stipends ranging from $2,800 to $3,700,
depending on the length of the program. A list of Summer 2001 seminars and
institutes and application information is available at www.neh.gov
or from Barbara Saxon. The application deadline is March 1, 2001.