June 2003 News


Rae Armantrout
"Bases," "Middle Men," and "Imaginary Places" (poems). The Great American Prose Poem: Poe to the Present. Ed. David Lehman. New York: Scribner 2003. 187-189.

Kane, Daniel. “Interview with Rae Armantrout.” What Is Poetry (Conversations with the American Avant-Garde). Ed. Daniel Kane. New York: Teachers and Writers Books, 2003. 40-48.

Clarissa Cló
Clarissa Cló and Teresa Fiore. “Unlikely Connections: Italy’s Cultural Formations between Home and the Diaspora.” Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, (2001) 10: 3, 415-441.

José de Piérola
"Dans le ventre de la nuit" (short story). Frontières. Tr. Simon Moulin. Ed. Philippe Dessommes. Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2003. [Note: Frontières is a collection of short stories that surveys border issues
and conflicting cultural heritages in Latin-American countries].

Teresa Fiore
Clarissa Cló and Teresa Fiore. “Unlikely Connections: Italy’s Cultural Formations between Home and the Diaspora.” Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, (2001) 10: 3, 415-441.

Gregory Lobo
“Sorting Out Moral Equivalency and Appropriate Response: Reflections on ‘Left’ Reactions to September 11, 2001.” Politics and Culture. Ed. Amitava Kumar and Michael Ryan. Online. [Published by the English Departments at Connecticut College and Northeastern University] 2003: Issue 1.


Jerome Rothenberg
A Book of Witness: Spells & Gris-Gris (poems). New York: New Directions, 2003.

China Notes. Charleston, IL: tel/let books, 2002/2003.

Collaborations: Livres d’artiste 1968-2003. With Ian Tyson. La Garde Adhémar, France: Eric Linard Galerie, 2003.

4 poèmes d’un livre des recels. Translated into French by Yves di Manno. Drawings by Katherine Blanc. Paris: Cahiers de la Seine, 2003.

The Times Are Never Right (broadside). With Ian Tyson. San Diego: Brighton Press, 2003.

Wai-Lim Yip
"Distant and Near: Translating Pound into Chinese." Ezra Pound dans le vortex de la traduction. Ed. Helene Aji. Annales du Monde Anglophone 16 (2002), 37-50.


Clarissa Cló has been invited to participate in the Summer Institute on International Migration at UCSD June 18-24, 2003. The institute is a collaborative project of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) and the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies (CILAS) at the University of California, San Diego and the International Migration Program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

Michael Davidson has been awarded the UCSD Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecturer Award for the arts, humanities, and social sciences. As the recipient of this award, he has been invited to deliver a campus lecture next spring.

William O'Brien has been chosen Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the graduating class of Eleanor Roosevelt College and, for the third time, by the graduating class of Revelle College. He will receive his awards at the Eleanor Roosevelt and Revelle commencement ceremonies.


Saier Award and Stewart Prize

At the Spring Celebration for the Arts on May 21, 2003, undergraduate students were awarded prizes, as follows:

Stewart Prize for Poetry

1st Place: Benjamin Gibbs

Honorable Mentions:

Marjorie Berry
William Brooks
Melina Dauto
Ruth Kogen
Jessica Lingel
Valerie Pell
Spencer Pforsich
Ismet Prcic
Eric Sapin
Javan Wygal

Saier Award for Fiction

Tied for 1st Place: Ismet Prcic and Tracy Rosecrans

Honorable Mentions: William Fabro  and Brian Hurley

Graduate Student Council (GSC)
Representatives for 2003-2004
MA Representative: Cheol-U Jang
Comparative Literature: Irmary Reyes-Santos
Cultural Studies: Chris Guzaitis and Caitlin Yamamoto
Literatures in Spanish: Maria Bernath
Literatures in English: Irene Mata and Marla Fuentes
Composition Studies: Gabriel Jones
ABD Representative: Jake Mattox


Graduate Enrichment Colloquium
MLA Job Search
Thursday, June 5, 2:00 pm
deCerteau Room

Michael Davidson, John Blanco, and Clarissa Cló will discuss their collective experience on the job market, both hiring and being hired. Contact: Jay Crum.
Honors Reception
Tuesday, June 10, 3:00 pm
Reinhard Lettau Faculty/Staff Lounge

Faculty and friends are invited to join this reception for the 2003-04 honors students.

Publishing Granary Books: A Conversation in the Margins
April 26-June 27, 2003
Exhibit organized by Mandeville Special Collections at
Geisel Library

19th Annual South Asia Conference at Berkeley
February 13-14, 2003

Conference organizers invite panel proposals only. Each panel should include three presenters, one discussant, and one panel chair. Panelists may serve dual roles, e.g. chair and presenter. Thus, each panel will include a minimum of three persons and a maximum of five.

Deadline for panel proposals: September 3, 2003

20th Century Literature Conference
February 26-28, 2003

Critical papers may be submitted on any topic concerning literary works (including film) since 1900. Work by creative writers is also welcome. Submissions may be in English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish.

For information, go to http://www.louisville.edu/a-s/cml/xxconf

Deadline for proposals: September 15, 2003


Academic Senate Committee on Research

The final deadline of this academic year for submission of Travel to a Scholarly Meeting Applications is June 13, 2003. Please remember only one trip per fiscal year for any Senate member will be awarded. UCSD's fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.

Academic Senate research and travel grant support are updated on a continuous basis at http://www-senate.ucsd.edu/cor.htm

APPLICATION FORMS are available at http://www-senate.ucsd.edu/cor/applications/corapps.htm

The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering lecturing/research awards in some 140 countries for the 2004-2005 academic year. Traditional Fulbright awards are available from two months to an academic year or longer. A new short-term grants program—the Fulbright Senior Specialists Program— offers two-to-six-week grants in a variety of disciplines and fields. While foreign language skills are needed in some countries, most Fulbright lecturing assignments are in English. Some 80 percent of the awards are for lecturing.

Application deadlines for 2004-2005 awards are: August 1, 2003 for Fulbright traditional lecturing and research grants worldwide. Rolling deadline for Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

Information and an online application are available at  http://www.cies.org.

Harvard University Society of Fellows
Three-Year Junior Fellowships

Harvard’s Society of Fellows gives exceptional scholars early in their careers an opportunity to pursue studies in any department without formal requirements. Those still pursuing their Ph.D. should have completed routine training and be well along in writing their dissertations.
For details, contact: Ana Minvielle

Deadline: September 10
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center awards 20-25 residential fellowships annually. Normally candidates will have demonstrated their scholarly development by publications beyond the Ph.D. dissertation level. Deadline: October 1

UC President’s Research Fellowships in the Humanities

Academic Senate members doing research in the humanities are invited to apply for the President’s Research Fellowships in the Humanities. Assistant professors are encouraged to apply. Interactive application materials are available at http://www.ucop.edu/research/prfh

Deadline: October 13, 2003
UC Humanities Research Institute, 2004-05

Conference Grants are designed to foster an intellectual community among University of California scholars from a range of campuses and disciplines. Grants range from $5,000 to $15,000 and require at least 50% matching funds from the applicant's home campus or other sources.

Seminar Grants are intended to be more focused in content and smaller in scale—generally focusing on a research problem within a discipline, though inter-disciplinary discussions on a seminar scale are also appropriate. Grants range from $3,000 to $5,000, and require at least 50% matched funds.

For information and application forms, please see the UCHRI website at http://www.hri.uci.edu.

Proposals must be received by October 15.

National Humanities Center Fellowships

Fellowships of up to $50,000 are available for both senior and younger scholars, but the latter should be engaged in research other than the revision of a doctoral dissertation.

For information, go to http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us

Deadline: October 15

The Academy Year Programme taught at the European College of Liberal Arts (ECLA) in Berlin offers an intensive course for visiting students, fills one academic year, and covers European intellectual history from Antiquity to the 20th Century.

Graduate-style studies for highly motivated undergraduate students from around the world. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Cost is 5.000 Euro per quarter. Accommodation (double or triple rooms) and meals are included. Financial aid is available for students unable to afford tuition.

For information, go to http://www.ecla.de/