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Announcing the 2009 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop at UC San Diego June 28 to August 8, 2009

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Scott Boehm presented a paper, Memory and Justice?: Spain 30 years after the pact of forgetting Francoist violence, at the 2008 Human Rights Center Fellows Conference at UC Berkeley on November 6, 2008.

Marcel Hénaff has been invited to participate in various events celebrating the 100th birthday of Claude Lévi-Strauss. On this occasion,  Professor Hénaff has participated in 4 radio broadcasts [Radio France Culture] and in a conference with several other writers and anthropologists in the new Ethnographic Museum on the Quai Branly (Paris).

Fred Randel, Jerome Rothenberg, Donald Wesling, Wai-lim Yip, Yingjin Zhang have published new works More



New Writing Series: Winter 2008-09: Jericho Brown, Amity Gaige, Graham Foust, Lisa Robertson, Miranda Mellis



New Writing Series: Fall 2008-09 - Podcasts
* Sarah Bynum
* Sesshu Foster
* Aaron Kunin



Qualifying Exams Completed

Juliana Cho – November 17, 2008 also received MA in Literatures in English
Kimberly Chung – November 17, 2008 also received MA in Comparative Literature




Edwige Tamalet Talbayev organized and chaired a panel entitled The Modernist Mediterranean at the 10th Modernist Studies Association Convention in Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2008. She also presented a position paper in the Uneven, Alternative, Multiple: Modernism's Modernities seminar. The MSA awarded Edwige a travel grant to attend the conference.

Lisa M. Thomas will present a paper at the Society of Early Americanists Conference that will take place March 4-7, 2009 in Bermuda. The paper is titled Hannah Duston: Not Just Another Captivity Narrative.


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