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Upcoming event: International Comic Arts Forum

Spearheaded by USC’s own Qiana Whitted (among others), a major comics conference is coming to campus next week.  Some of you may be interested. http://www.internationalcomicartsforum.org/

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Graduate Literature Conference Fri & Sat!

For those who aren’t in the loop, don’t miss this weekend’s conference – featuring papers by our very own Victoria Chandler, Josh Dunn, and Alex Howerton! (I hope I haven’t missed anyone…) http://uscgradlitsociety.wix.com/carolinagradlit Eli Jelly-Schapiro will be giving a keynote … Continue reading

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Newell for Tuesday, Part 2

From Part 2 (Eastern African), let’s plan to focus on: Granzvist Frederiksen The excerpts from Joe Magazine

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Newell for Tuesday, part 1

Stephanie Newell’s volume is denser than I expected – sorry about that.  I’m still working my way through it myself, but want to recommend that in Part 1, at least, we focus our attention on: Newell’s introduction Furniss’s article on … Continue reading

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Book order

Please shoot me an email no later than 1 pm on Monday if you would like me to order the Aidoo and Mengestu for you.  (Please specify which texts, too.) The Aidoo is 16.63; the Mengestu is 13.36.  Remember that … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

We’ll continue our discussion of Farah’s Crossbones in its entirety tomorrow.  In preparing for that, I might be taking a look at these two (short and pithy and light) essays by novelists Aminatta Forna and Ben Okri, containing insights about … Continue reading

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CPLT conference TOMORROW!!!!

Alex Beecroft’s announcement, and the full schedule, below.  Seydina at 10:30! Vilashini Cooppann at 4:00!!!!!!! See you there… Dear All, A quick reminder about the upcoming 18th annual Comparative Literature conference, this year on the theme of “Worlding the Disciplines.” … Continue reading

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