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Guest Lecture
"Crime Scenes: Fictions of Security and Jurisprudence"
Caleb Smith (Yale University)
Fri., February 28, 2014
3:30 PM, Parlin 203

Journal Club
Thurs., February 27, 2014
12 PM, Parlin 312

Annual Potluck
Fri., November 9, 2012
7:30 PM

Cinemas Series
Screening of Coal Miner's Daughter
Tues., April 3, 2012
6 PM, Parlin 301

Happy Hour
Fri., November 11, 2011
5 PM at The Dog & Duck

Cinemas Series
Screening of Carmen Jones
Tues., November 8, 2011
6 PM, Mezes 1.216

Academics in Action: A Process-Oriented Symposium
October 21-22, 2010
The University of Texas at Austin

Fall 2008: Visiting Scholar Sharon P. Holland

The American Literatures Group Presents
The 2008 Symposium on American Literary Studies
October 6th and 7th

With Special Guest Sharon P. Holland

“Children. Crime. Capital. : A Speculative Report”
Keynote Speech by Sharon P. Holland
Monday, October 6th, 5:30 PM
Mezes Auditorium 1.306

Monday, October 6th

11:30 AM-1 PM: Texas Union African American Culture Room 4.110
Q & A on The Erotic Life of Racism hosted by the LGBTQ research
cluster, with Sharon P. Holland and Ann Cvetkovich

2:30-4 PM: Texas Union Quadrangle Room 3.304
Pedagogy Panel: "Queering the Classroom"
Working with Queer Theory, Approaches, and Identities in Literary Studies.
With speakers: Sharon P. Holland, Lisa Moore, Jackie Cuevas, and Tim Turner

Tuesday, October 7th

10:30-12 PM: PAR 202
Departmental Coffee for faculty and graduate students

4-5:30 PM: Texas Union Texas Governors’ Room 3.116
"Colonial Crossroads: Comparative Scholarship in African
American, American Indian, and Mexican American Studies."

Roundtable discussion featuring speakers Sharon P. Holland, José E. Limón,
Meta Jones, Jennifer Wilks and Amy Ware

Sharon P. Holland is Associate Professor of English and African & African American Studies and Women's Studies at Duke University. She is the author of Raising The Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (2000), which won the Lora Romero First Book Prize from the American Studies Association in 2002. She has published in the fields of African American, Feminist and Queer studies and is currently at work on a second book project, Between Fabrication and Generation(s)': Telling the Story of a Woman. In addition to this critical project, Professor Holland is also at work on a novel, How Bubba the Socrates Got to be Neither.

Sponsored by the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, the Center for Women's and Gender Studies and the Department of English