April 2004 News
Eco's Chaosmos: From the Middle Ages to Post-modernity. Toronto:
University of Toronto Press, 2003.
"Vers la ville
globale: monument, machine, réseau." Esprit 303 (mars
"Sade et le projet des Lumières." Lire Sade.
Ed. N. Sclippa. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2004. 21-44.
“Ein Weltbürger aus der Provinz: Novalis, Europa und der Orientalismus.”
Bergbau und Dichtung: Friedrich von Hardenberg (Novalis) zum 200.
Todestag. Ed. Eleonore Sent. Weimar: Hain, 2003. 209-27.
Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare. University of
Pennsylvania Press, 2004.
With Kagjin Lee. Korean-English/English-Korean Dictionary & Phrasebook.
New York: Hippocrene Books, 2004.
"Nicole Eisenman: It's a wonderful wave." Catalogue essay on artist's
retrospective at the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell.
"Ooh." [a poem] Open City (Summer 2003).
Excerpts from The Inferno [a novel-in-progress] in Open City
and Index Magazine (Summer 2003 Fiction Issue).
"No rewriting" excerpted in East Village issue of Time Out and
in "Poets of the New York School." Mississippi Review 31,3.
"Tim: a review."
Mississippi Review 31,3.
"The Sound of Poetry." Without a Net/ the female experience of growing up
working class. Ed. Michelle Tea. Emeryville, CA: Seal Press, 2004.
"The Book of Daniel." Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible. Free
"Reading Lessons: Rasselas with The Matrix." The
Johnsonian Newsletter 2,2 (April 2004): "Teaching Johnson in the
Twenty-First Century" column, 6-16.
"Cultural Activist: Guernica Editions celebrates 25 years." [feature
Accenti magazine (Montreal), 1.4 (Sept/Oct 2003): 13-14/16-17.
"The Sacred Lane" [poetry] RATTLE: Poetry for the 21st century.
(Los Angeles) (Winter 2003): 119-120.
Review of Mediterranean Crossroads: Migration Literature in
Italy. By Graziella Parati. The Italian American Review 8.2:
"Imaging America: The Photography of Lewis Hine and Jacob Riis."
Public Space, Private Lives: Race, Gender, Class and Citizenship in New
York, 1890-1929. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2004. 333-340.
Taking Time To Savor Provence: Diaries, Meditations, Snapshots and Poetry.
With ample color pictures by Jonas Yip. Taipei: National Taiwan University
Ziniu’s Visions of History, War and Humanity.” Chinese Films in
Focus: 25 New Takes, Ed. Chris Berry. London: British Film
Institute, 2003. 81-88.
Yu-Fang Cho has been appointed as a tenure-track
Assistant Professor of English and Women's Studies at Miami University of
Ohio (emphases on race, feminism, transnationalism), starting August 2004.
She has also been appointed as a Mayers Fellow of the Huntington Library in
2004-2005 (a two-month fellowship to conduct archival research).
has been awarded the Bancroft Library Study Award and the Bancroft Library
Summer Research Award for archival research at the Bancroft Library, UC
Berkeley. She has also been invited to serve on a panel entitled “Workshop
for the Humanities” at the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate
Education, to be held at CSU Channel Islands on Saturday, April 3.
Lisa Lowe will present a keynote
address at the Caribbean Philosophical Association at the University of West
Indies - Barbados in May 2004. Her presentation, "Race from Freedom,"
discusses the racial residues of the modern humanist discourse of freedom
during and after the Haitian Revolution.
Priya Venkatesan presented a paper entitled "Subverting
Semiotics: The Humanist and Skepticism in the French and Italian
Renaissance" at the first annual French and Italian Graduate Student
conference at University of Texas at Austin on February 27-28, 2004. She
also presented a paper for a conference held by the International Centre for
the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics at the Royal Society in
London, England, on
March 2-3, 2004. The title of her talk was "The Effects of Genomics
on Social Formations and Subjectivity."
Donald Wesling will be awarded an honorary
degree by Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, in May 2004. The
citation reads : Doctor et Professor Honoris Causa.
UCSD Center for the Humanities Awards
Graduate Student Fellowships
Su Yun Kim
Diana Feliu - March 18, 2004
LTCS/130 - Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Class and Culture: Comparative
Studies of East Asian Cinema
LTEA/120B - Taiwan Films
LTWL/131F - Early Christian Literature: Christianity and the Roman Empire
LTWL/131D - Early Christian Literature. Topics in Early Christian
Literature: The Fourth Gospel
LTWR/110 - Screen Writing
LTWR/120 - Creative Non Fiction
LTEU/158 - A Single Author in Russian Literature: Leo
LTWL/149 - The last turn of the Century. Bulgakov, Proust, Mann: Novels
Stephen Paul Martin
LTWR/100 - Short Fiction
LTWR/104 - The Novella
LTFR/2C - Intermediate French III: Composition and Cultural Issues
DEPARTMENT OF LITERATURE
GRADUATE PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, April 1, 2004
9:15-10:15 am Breakfast with Graduate Student
Council and graduate student host
10:30-11:45 am Panel: Graduate students talk about their
12:15-1:30 pm Luncheon for incoming students
and faculty advisors at Faculty Club
2:00-3:00 pm Section advisors available
for office consultations or classroom visit
3:00-4:00 pm Coffee, questions, and
information about campus employment
Professor of English Literature, Columbia University
Exchange Plays: Staging the Cosmopolitan City"
April 1, 2004 - 4:00 pm
de Certeau Room, 155 Literature Building
Professor Howard is the author of numerous books and articles, including
The Stage and Social Struggle in Early Modern England and
Engendering A Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English
Histories (co-written with Phyllis Rackin). The paper will deal with
the Royal Exchange as a meeting place for an international community of
merchants and discuss how the stage negotiated cultural and national
UCSD Department of Literature
Contact: Lisa Lampert
"Ian Tyson to Date: A Retrospective
in Honor of His 70th Birthday"
opening reception and program
Sunday, 4 April 2004 - 4:30-6:00 pm
- Seuss Room, Geisel Library
This exhibition and program are in
honor of the British book artist, publisher, and author who has frequently
collaborated with poets Jerome Rothenberg, Wai-lim Yip, Jackson Mac Low, and
others. The exhibition explores the development and range of Tyson's work
from the 1960s to the present. The program will include readings by
Rothenberg and Wai-lim, and remarks by Tyson.
Contact: Mandeville Special
NEW WRITING SERIES
- all readings at 4:30 pm -
Wednesday, April 21 DENNIS COOPER
Visual Arts Performance Space
Dennis Cooper is the author of the 'The George Miles Cycle,' an
interconnected sequence of five novels that includes Closer
(1989), Frisk (1991), Try (1994), Guide (1997),
and Period (2000). The sequence is published in the U.S. by
Grove Press and has been translated into sixteen languages. His newest
novel is My Loose Thread (Canongate Books, 2002). The Dream
Police: Selected Poems 1969-1993 was published by Grove Press in
1994. He is a contributing editor of Artforum and Spin
magazines. Forthcoming in 2005 are a new collection of poems, A
Symphony of Confusion About People I Killed, and a new novel,
The Sluts. He lives in Los Angeles.
Thursday, May 6 FRANCES STARK
deCerteau Room, 155 Literature Building
Frances Stark is a well known visual artist who has exhibited her
work in galleries and museums around the world. Her drawings and
paintings have often incorporated quotes from literary works and rock
songs. In the last several years Stark has published two books:
The Architect and the Housewife (1999) and Collected Writings
1993-2003 (2004).Martin Prinzhorn describes Stark’s writing as
“located between cultural criticism and poetry...The genius of Stark’s
text is her interweaving of the personal with her reflections on art.”
Wednesday, May 12 PAMELA LU
Visual Arts Performance Space
Pamela Lu was born in Southern California and
studied mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. In
addition to Pamela: A Novel (Atelos Press), she has had prose
and poetry published in a number of journals, including Chain,
Chicago Review, Clamour, Explosive Magazine, Interlope, Mirage,
and Poetics Journal. Rain Taxi says of Pamela:
A Novel, “This is a work of supreme precision. It expands
the novel’s ability to think.”
Thursday, May 20 ANSELM BERRIGAN
Visual Arts Performance Space
of eminent poets Ted Berrigan and Alice Notley, Anselm Berrigan is a
rising star. He is the author of Zero Star Hotel and
Integrity & Dramatic Life, both published by Edge Books. He has
work forthcoming in Best American Poetry of 2004 and The
Canary, and work currently online at www. 2ndavenue .com. He lives
in New York City and is currently Artistic Director of the Poetry
Project at St. Mark’s Church.
The New Writing Series is sponsored by UCSD's Department of
Literature, Division of Arts & Humanities, University Events Office,
and Archive for New Poetry.
Contact: Rae Armantrout
UCSD César E. Chávez Celebration 2004
26 • Friday • UCSD observes the César E.
April 2 • Friday •
Noon - 2:00pm • UFW / César E. Chávez
Photographs by Juan
“Johnny” Lopez & Carlos LeGerrette depicting
San Diego’s involvement in the United Farm Workers Movement since the
1960’s. UCSD Chicano Alumni Assoc.’s community service scholarship
awards. (858) 534-6862 • Cross-Cultural Center
3:30- 5:30pm • Artists of San Diego
and debut of the Chicana/o Art of San Diego Catalog Chicana/o Visual
Culture Seminar •
April 3 • Saturday •
1pm • César E. Chávez Memorial Parade
Free transportation (11:30am) from UCSD and lunch provided. Sign
up at TMC Dean’s Office. (858) 534-4390 • César E. Chávez Parkway
and Imperial Avenue to César Chávez Park
April 8 • Thursday •
6pm • Art, Community, and Action • an
evening of grass-roots art and music • Cross-Cultural Center
April 9 • Friday •
7:30am - 9:30am • 6th Annual Commemorative
César E. Chávez and San Diego / Imperial County school essay and
multi-media contest winners • San Diego Convention Center
3:30pm - 5:30pm • Loud Image:
The Visual Tactics of Luis Gispert • Roberto Tejada, UCSD
• Women’s Center:
April 12 • Monday •
6pm • TEATRO IZCALLI performing fun, political one-act
plays. Intermission presentation by peace activist Fernando Suarez de
April 16 • Friday •
11:30am - 1:30pm • Higher Education Access &
Equity for students from Immigrant / Migrant Worker Families.
A panel discussion of legal issues featuring Maria Blanco, Esq. and
Mary T. Hernandez, Esq.; attorneys specializing in immigrant &
education advocacy issues. (858) 534-6225 • Cross-Cultural Center
3:30pm - 5:30pm • Male Crisis:
Masculinity, Power, & Chicana/o Art • Guisela M. Latorre, UCSB •
April 17 • Saturday •
11am - 5pm • Cultural Crossroads
Thurgood Marshall College’s 26th Annual Cultural Celebration. Music,
dance, food, and art from around the world. Free parking. Public
welcome. (858) 534-4390 • Thurgood Marshall College
April 20 • Tuesday •
7pm • The Power of Dream - Jimmy Santiago Baca activist and
award-winning poet and writer. Public welcome. Free. No
reservations. (858) 822-0510 • Mandeville Recital Hall
April 23 • Friday •
3:30pm - 5:30pm • Performing Space and the ‘Native’ Body in
Chicana/o Art • Alicia Arrizón, UCR • Women’s Center
April 24 • Saturday •
all day eventCelebrating
34 Years under the Bridge
• Field Trip to Chicano Park - food vendors, Ballet Folklorico,
bands, exhibits, and a car show. Free transportation. Sign up at your
Student Affairs Office or the CCC. (858) 534-8791 • Barrio Logan
April 29 • Thursday •
5pm - 7pm • documentary: The Lemon Grove Incident •
Dr. Robert R. Alvarez, UCSD Dept. of Ethnic Studies, will introduce this film
about one of the earliest school desegregation cases in U.S. history.
(858) 534-9689 • Cross-Cultural Center
April 30 • Friday •
3:30pm - 5:30pm • The (Re)Generation of Chicana/o Art •
Tomás Ybarra Frausto, Rockefeller Foundation • Women’s Center
May 3 • Monday •
7:30pm • "Local News: an Evening with a California Writer" • Gary
Soto, award-winning poet and author (858) 534-4002 • Institute of
the Americas, Copley Auditorium
UCSD RAZA Awareness Week Begins.
For details, please visit:
John E. Woods
Award-winning Translator of German Literature
"Translating Thomas Mann: A Matter of Voice"
Wednesday, April 21, 4:00 pm
deCerteau Room, 155 Literature Building
Contact: Steve Cassedy
"This Nothing's Place
Mixed Media Work by Pasquale Verdicchio
April 2 – May 2 - Art Produce Gallery - 3139
Opening reception April 10, 6:00 – 10:00 pm in conjunction with Ray at
Fundamentalism, Secularism, Rights and Patriotism"
public forum featuring South Asian feminist revisions to mainstream
understanding of such terms and concepts. This public forum will be part
of a two-day workshop/conference titled "Feminists Rethink South Asia,"
and will feature prominent South Asianists from the US and the
Sunday, May 2, 10am
to 2 pm --- de Certeau Room, 155 Literature Building
Sponsored by The UCSD
Center for the Humanities, IICAS (Institute for International, Comparative
and Area Studies), and the Critical Gender Studies Program.
UCSD Center for the Humanities
Graduate Student Guest Lecturer
Assistant Professor, School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern
Free public lecture - Thursday, May 6, 4:00 pm - Cross-Cultural Center
Sponsored by the UCSD Center for the Humanities, the Department of
Literature, and the Cross-Cultural Center.
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of American Studies and English, Yale
"The Rhetoric of Class in the Era of Globalization"
Thursday, May 13, 2004 -- 8:00 pm -- Center Hall, 109
Sponsored by the Department of Literature
Contact: Michael Davidson
UCSD ACADEMIC SENATE
FACULTY RESEARCH LECTURE
Professor of Literature, UCSD
"Universal Design: The Work of Disability in an Age of Globalization"
Monday, May 24, 2004
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Institute of the
A reception at University House will immediately follow the lecture (at
approximately 5:30 p.m.).
for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California, San Diego, the
United States Agency for International Development, and the Political
Science Department at UCSD, in collaboration with Mexico's Secretaría de
Gobernación (Ministry of the Interior), invite you to a conference on:
State Reform in Mexico
April 2-3, 2004
The Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies
The conference is open to all members of the UCSD community and
the general public. Registration for the conference is free, but is
required. Lunch will be available at a cost of $25 per lunch. For more
information please contact Ms. Carlet Altamirano at (858) 822-9616,
The Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies (CILAS) invites
application from UCSD graduate students interested in Latin America
Grant Competition for Summer 2004 and the 2004-2005 Academic Year
Summer Intensive Language Fellowships
CILAS Research Travel Grants
CILAS Dissertation Grants
Foreign Language and Area Studies
deadline: Friday, April 9, 2004 -
Fellowships support individuals
pursuing advanced research in the humanities that contributes to
scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of the
humanities, translations, editions, or other scholarly tools.
May 1, 2004