Graduate Student Achievements

Cultural Analysis and Theory Department

2012-2013

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Cunningham, Anne.  (2013). Modern Studies Association Travel Grant,  $500.00. 

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2013). Top Graduate Student Award. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2013). AAIS Graduate Student Travel Grant. American Association of Italian Studies, Eugene, OR, $500.00.

Moura, Joana(2013). Doctoral Grant, $16,000 per annum. Foundation for Science and Technology at the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science, Lisbon, Portugal.

Singly Authored Publications

D’Amelio, Maria Elena (2012).Ercole, il divo. San Marino: AIEP.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena (2013). “Stardom”. In K. Gabbard (Ed.), Cinema and Media Studies, Oxford Bibliography Online.

 

Kondratyuk, Marta. (2014). Roxolana’s Syndrome (in Ukrainian). Courier of Krivbass.

 

Springer, Sean. (2012). “Stand-up Comedians.” In K. Gabbard (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies. New York: Oxford University Press.

Strang, Brent. (2012). Book Review of The Affect Theory Reader. In M. Gregg and G.J. Seigworth (Eds.), InVisible Culture 17.

Journal Publication:

Cunningham, Anne.  (2013). ‘Get on or Get Out:’ Failure and Negative Femininity in Jean Rhys’s The Voyage in the Dark.  Modern Fiction Studies (MFS), 59(2).

D’Amelio, Maria Elena(2013). La commedia del precariato in Tutta la vita davanti (P. Virzì, 2008). In W. Hope (Ed.), Un Nuovo Cinema Politico Italiano? (33-41). London: Troubador.

Varino, Sofia. (2013). The Body Present: Performing the Morphological with Marina Abramovic. International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies, 10(2): 59-69.

Abstracts, Conferences/Colloquia, Invited Talks, Presentations

Chen, I-Ju. (2013).  Heterotopia and the Limits of Liberation.  IN TRANS: Reading Between and Beyond Conference at the CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

Clinton, Greg. (2013). Seeing Through Blindness: Infection and Animality in José Saramago's Blindness. ACLA, Toronto, Canada.

Cunningham, Anne.  (2013). “The Feminine Aesthetic of Failure: Jean Rhys’s Negative Feminism.” Everydayness and the Event: Modernist Studies Association 15th Annual Conference.  Sussex, England.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2013). “The pater familias: Amedeo Nazzari, Fatherhood and Melodrama in Matarazzo’s Movies.” American Association of Italian Studies –

AAIS, Eugene, OR.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2013). “Vittorio Gassman, Masculinity, and the Latin Lover Complex in Hollywood”. Society of Cinema and Media Studies - SCMS, Chicago, IL.

Deger, Anne. (2013). "I Don't Know What My Feelings Are Doing: Emoting and Engaging by Repurposing Content via the Animated GIF". Society For Cinema and Cultural Studies Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Foley, Ashar.  (2013). “Dreaming at the Edge of the Midden: Implications of Flaubert’s Democrassie.”  American Comparative Literature Association: Global Positioning Systems.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Foley, Ashar.  (2013). “Idiosyncrassie: Flaubert’s Entrailles.”  CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. Program in French: Idiosyncrasy/Idiosyncrasie: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference.  New York, NY.  

Godwin, Dylan. (2013). Under the Auspices of Sense. American Comparative Literature Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kondratyuk, Marta. (2013). Moscow on Fire in “The Master and Margarita” by Bulgakov. American Comparative Literature Association, Toronto, Canada.

Kondratyuk, Marta. (2013). Adapting Bulgakov: Four Margaritas and More.  American Popular Culture Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

Kondratyuk, Marta. (2013). Marina Tsvetaeva’s Attic in Reality and Prose of 1919. NESEEES Annual Conference, Barnard College, New York, NY.

Moura, Joana. (2012). Authorship in Letters: The Example of Peter Handke's Invisible Presence in "Der Himmel über Berlin". Association of Adaptation Studies Conference at the University of York - Visible and Invisible Authorships, York, UK. 

Moura, Joana. (2013). Peter Handke and the Possibility of Creative Mistranslation. American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting at the University of Toronto - Global Positioning Systems, Toronto, Canada. 

Nooney, Laine. (2013). “Home Productivity: Domestic Labor, Game Development, and the Making of Sierra On-Line.” American Studies Association, Washington, DC. 

Nooney, Laine. (2013). “Competition or Camaraderie? : A Cultural History of the Early 1980s West Coast Microcomputer Game Software Industry.” Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Portland, MA. 

Nooney, Laine. (2013). “More Games for Mother: Roberta Williams, Sierra On-Line, and the Domestic Contexts of 1980s Computer Gaming.” First International History of Games Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Nooney, Laine. (2013). “Materialist Methods for Mystery House(s): A Feminist Media Archaeology of Video Games.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.  

Nooney, Laine. (2012).   “Home is Where the Game Is: A Cultural History of Sierra On-Line and Women's Computer Gaming.” Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark.  \

Nooney, Laine.  (2013). “Girls Had Game: Locating a History of Women's Play We Forgot to Remember.” K-State Book Network: Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 

Nooney, Laine.  (2013). “Game Culture, Game History.” Hack'n Jill Build N' Play. Gilt Groupe, New York.

 Nooney, Laine. (2013). “Before We Were 'Gamers': Roberta Williams, Sierra On-Line and How We Write Women into Video Game History.” Personal Best: A Series on Feminist Game Design Practices. Game Center, New York University, New York, NY.  

Nooney, Laine.  (2013). “Dad? Where's Mom? I Can't Find Her in this Videogame.” Interviewed by Nina Freeman, Killscreen. 

Nooney, Laine.  (2013). “The Mother of Computer Video Games.”  Interviewed by David Brancaccio.  Marketplace Tech Report.

Paruolo, Sarah. (2013). Shadows of Trujillo: Oscar Wao and the Haunting of a People. American Comparative Literature Association Conference at University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Paruolo, Sarah. (2012). Weaving Cuban Female Subjectivity in Zoé Valdés’ Dear First Love. Department of Cultural Analysis & Theory Graduate Student Conference, Stony Brook University, Manhattan, NY.  

Springer, Sean. (2013). "Andrew Dice Clay and the Legitimization of Stand-up Comedy." Panel on Popular Comedians Working the Edge. Society of Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Springer, Sean. (2013). "The Filth and the Filthier." Department of Cultural Theory and Analysis Graduate Colloquium, Stony Brook University. Stony Brook, NY.

Strang, Brent. (2013). “Remediation and McLuhan’s Tetrad.” Dept. of Cultural Analysis and Theory Symposium, Stony Brook University, NY.

Strang, Brent. (2013). “Genre/Sandbox/Machinima: Tetradic Analysis and Intermedial Literacy.” Society of Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, IL.

Strang, Brent. (2012). “Red Dead Remediation: Sandbox Games, Anti-environments and Digital Adolescence.” Society of Cinema and Media Studies, Boston, MA.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2013). “‘Pure-Love’ and Transnationality: Examining Post-Millennium Japanese ‘Jun-ai/Pure-Love’ Films.” July 2013 IACS Graduate Conference of the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Varino, Sofia. (2013). Boal's Theaters: Tracing an Aesthetic in Transit. Northeast Modern Language Associate Annual Conference, Boston, MA. 

Varino, Sofia. (2013). Sonic and Spatial Dynamics in Mar Português. Soundscapes and Territories: Sixth Annual Philosophy and the Arts Conference, Manhattan, NY.

Varino, Sofia. (2013). Moving Dangers: Motion, Dangers and the Queer Body in Performance. International Federation of Theater Research Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Varino, Sofia. (2013). Re-routing Performance in Harmattan Theater's Chronocorpus Project. Institut d'el Teatro, Barcelona, Spain.

Exhibitions/Performances

Varino, Sofia. (group) Moving Dangers. The Dalloway, New York City, New York/USA, 2013.

Theatrical Productions

Varino, Sofia. (2013). Performer/Associate Director. Far Rockaway. Tribute Park, New York City, NY.

Film

Springer, Sean. (2013). Producer and Director. Love in the Twitter Era. Brooklyn, NY. 


 

2011-2012

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Nooney, Laine. (2012). National Meeting Travel Grant, $700. Society for the History of

Technology, Charlottesville, VA.

Guins, R., Nyitray, K. and Nooney, L. (2012). Douglas A. Noverr Grant for Collection

Enhancement for Institutions to Build Popular Culture and American Culture Research Collections, $5000.Popular Culture Association.

Singly Authored Publications

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2012). Ercole, il divo. San Marino: AIEP.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2012). Romantico Rinascimento: Rossellini, Stendhal, e il

melodramma in Vanina Vanini. In F. Orsitto (Ed.), Cinema e Risorgimento: Visioni e Revisioni (129-138). Rome: Vecchiarelli.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2011). Ercole e l’altrove, dal peplum italiano allAmerica di Truman.

In F. Orsitto (Ed.), L’altro e l’altrove nella cultura italiana (174-182). Cuneo: Nerosubianco.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2011). Hercules, Politics, and Movies. In M. G. Cornelius (Ed.), Of

Muscle and Men (15-28). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Jointly Authored Publications

Guins, R. and Nooney, L. (2011). Videogames. In K. Gabbard (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies

Online: Film and Media Studies. New York: Oxford University Press.

Abstracts, Conferences/Colloquia, Invited Talks, Presentations


Chen, I-Ju. (2011). Castaways: The Island Myth. Center for the Humanities International

Conference, National Sun Yat-sen University.Kaoshung, Taiwan.

Chen, I-Ju. (2011). Body and Boundary: Reading ‘The Hand’ by Wang Kar-wai.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Desire: From Eros to Eroticism, New York University. New York, NY;

Chen, I-Ju. (2011). Body and Boundary: Reading ‘The Hand’ by Wang Kar-wai. Mind, Body, Cinema Conference, Cinema Studies

Graduate Student Association, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Nooney, Laine. (2012). Home is Where the Game Is: A Cultural History of Sierra On-Line and

Women's Computer Gaming. Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Nooney, Laine. (2012). Calculating the Kitchen: Domestic Space as Computer History. Society

for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2012). Mobilizing ‘Global Consciousness’ in Post-Millennium Japanese

‘Pure-Love’ Films. ACLA, Brown University, Providence, RI.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2011). Queering ‘Pure-Love’ in Post-Millennium Taiwan Cinema. Pacific

Asian Modern Language Association, Scripps College, Claremont, CA.


2010-2011

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Brock, Marcus. (2011) Turner Summer Research Grant, $4,000, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY/USA

Chen, I-Ju. (2011) The Fifth Annual Worker Literature Award (Photography Category). The Fifth Annual Worker Literature Award Committee, Hong Kong, China.

Chen, I-Ju. (2010) Conference Travel Grant. $1048. Romanian Academy, Iaşi, Romania.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2012) Japanese Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 310,000 Yen/ Monthly Stipend . The Japan Foundation, Tokyo/Japan.

Nooney, Erica. (2011) Michael Schoenecke Travel Grant for Graduate Students to the National Conference, $300. Popular Culture Association. East Lansing, MI.

Singly Authored Publications

Journal publication:

Chen, I-Ju. (2010) Criticism, Art and Science: Hippolyte Taine’s Philosophy of Art and Émile Zola’s Response. Bulletin of the Polytechnic Institute of Iaşi, Humanities and Social Sciences Section LVI (LX), Vol.2 : 59-70.

D'Amelio, Maria Elena. (2001) La commedia del precariato. Jura Gentium Cinema - Cinema and Globalization, www.jgcinema.com

Abstracts, Conferences/Colloquia, Invited Talks, Presentations

Chen, I-Ju. (2010) The Limits of Liberation: From Philosophy of Science to Passages in Literature.” Limits of the Knowledge Society. Romania Academy, Iasi, Romania.

Translations

Chen, I-Ju. (2011) Little Princes(Gonor Grennan, Trans). Taipei: Commonwealth Publishing Co., Ltd (Original work published [2011]). May, 2011.

Chen, I-Ju. (2011) The Invisible Mountain (Garolina De Robertis, Trans). Taipei: Commonwealth PublishingCo., Ltd (Original work published [2009]).


2009-2010

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Chen, I-Ju. (2009) The 22nd Liang Shih-chiu Literary Award, Prose Translation Category, First Prize. NT$50,000. Council for Cultural Affairs and Chiu Ko Culture and Educational Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan.

Chen, I-Ju. (2009) Conference Travel Grant. $300. Cultural Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Division in New York, NY, USA.

Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. (2009-2010) Dissertation Fellowship for Republic of China Students Abroad, $15,000. Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, McLean, VA, U.S.A. (American Regional Office)

Staats, Hans.(2010) President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student, $500.00.Stony Brook University/SUNY, Stony Brook, NY.

Singly Authored Publications/Research Reports/Reviews

Chen, I-Ju. (in press) The Invisible South Pacific on Broadway. C.I.P Quarterly.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2009) Belle e dannate. Donne di potere nel cinema storico-mitologico italiano. In Monica dall’Asta (Ed.), Non solo Dive. Pioniere del cinema italiano. Bologna, Italy: Cineteca di Bologna.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2010) Metamorfosi del mito di Ercole nei pepla degli anni Sessanta. In G.P. Brunetta (Ed.), Metamorfosi del mito classico nel cinema. Padua, Italy: Istituto Veneto.

Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. "'There Are No Chinamen in Singapore': Creolization and Self-Fashioning of the Straits Chinese in the Colonial Contact Zone." Journal of Chinese Overseas 5.2 (November 2009): 257-90.

Jacobo, J. Pilapil. “Dawn of Freedom: Ang Pangitain ng Kasaysayan” (Dawn of Freedom: The Forebodings of History). In Ang Sining ng Sineng Filipino (The Art of Philippine Cinema). Quezon City: Sentro ng Wikang Filipino, Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, 2009.

Staats, Hans.(2009) Will Higbee: Mathieu Kassovitz. Contemporary French Civilization, 33 (2): pp 200-202.

Staats, Hans.(2009) Valerie Orpen: Agnès Varda's Cléo de 5 à 7. Contemporary French Civilization, 33 (1): pp 261-264.

Springer, Sean. (2010) “Looking for Laughs in All the Wrong Places.” In M. Pomerance and J. Sakeris (Eds.) Popping Culture, 6th edition. Toronto: Pearson.

Springer, Sean. (2010) “Richard Pryor’s Pain: From Stand-up Comedy to Hollywood Film.” In J. Peterson (Ed.) In Media Res. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press.

 

Abstracts,Conferences/Colloquiums, Presentations, Symposiums, Workshops

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2009) "The Graphic Memoir: A cartoonist's self portrait." CLCS Colloquium Series. Stony Brook University.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2009) "Destabilizing Artistic Binaries: The Hispanic Artist in Comics and Graphic Novels." 18th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics Department of Spanish and Portuguese. The University of Texas at Austin.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2010) "Syndicated Women: Recurring Images in Newspaper Comic Strips." Cycles: Stony Brook University Women's and Gender Studies Graduate Conference. Stony Brook Manhattan, New York.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2010) "Captioned Caricature: Photographs in Graphic Memoirs." American Comparative Literature Association Conference. New Orleans.

Chen, I-Ju. (2009) Double Civilizations: Shanghai and Its Modern Dream. New York Conference on Asian Studies. Cornell University, NY, USA.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2009)The Myth of Hercules in Italian '60s Film. PCA/ACA National Conference. New Orleans, LA.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2010)Beautiful and Damned. NeMLA National Conference. Montreal, CA.

Foley, Ashar. (2010) “She’ll come through it, the true golden gold”: Waste and Riches in Edwin Chadwick’s Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain and Dickens’ Our Mutual Friend. ICLS Graduate Student Conference: The Good, the Bad, and the Useless: Establishing Value Across Time and Space. Columbia University, New York.

Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. "History Salvaged, Fiction Desired: A Queer/Creole Mode of Diasporic Knowledge Production in Lawrence Chua's Gold by the Inch." 2010 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature Association. New Orleans. April 2010.

Jacobo, J. Pilapil. “Between the Vernacular and Cosmopolitanese: Rolando Tinio, Taglish, and a Translocal Possibility from the Philippines.” Paper presented at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 26-29, 2009.

Jacobo, J. Pilapil. “Hinggil sa Mithiing Tropiko” (On Tropical Yearning). Talk delivered at the Department of Filipino, School of Humanities, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, as part of the Katipunan Lecture Series. August 25, 2009.

Razumova, Lyudmila. (2010) Polyphony and Scordatura in Nancy Huston’s Work. American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference: Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms. New Orleans, LA. April 1-4, 2010.

Staats, Hans.(2010) Who is the Cinematic Child/Who is the Cinematic Monster?: Gabriele Salvatores' Io non ho paura.Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2010 Convention.Montreal, Quebec.

Staats, Hans.(2010) Re-envisioning Postwar Berlin: Childhood and National Identity in Fred Zinnemann's The Search and Gianni Amelio's Le Chiavi di casa.Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) @ 50/LA, Archiving the Future/Mobilizing the Past.Los Angeles, CA.

Staats, Hans. (2009) Who is the Postwar Cinematic Child? American Comparative Literature Association: Global Voices, Local Languages. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Springer, Sean. (2009) “Alfred Hitchcock’s Title Sequences.” The Hitchcockian Perspective: A Symposium. Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2009) Toward a Transnational Representation of Taipei: Translocating Traumatic Memories in Millennium Taiwanese Cinema. 2009 Annual Conference of American Comparative Literature Association. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2009) Audrey Hepburn and Otona-Kawaii (Adult-Cutesy): Style of the Child-Woman in Japanese OL (Office Lady) Fashion Magazine. 2009 New York Conference on Asian Studies. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Sung, I-Te Rita. (2009). Audrey Hepburn and Otona-Kawaii (Adult-Cutesy): Style of the Child-Woman in Japanese OL (Office Lady) Fashion Magazine. Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

 

Professional Appointments

Jacobo, J. Pilapil. Instructor (Tenured). Department of Filipino, School of Humanities,

Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines.

 

Internership

Burrows, Alice Claire. (Winter 2009-2010) Editorial Internship. Fantagraphics Books. Seattle, WA.

 

Translations

Chen, I-Ju. (in press) The Invisible Mountain (Garolina De Robertis). Taipei: Commonwealth Publishing Co., Ltd (Original work published [2009]).

Chen, I-Ju. (2009) Excerpt from "Shooting An Elephant" (George Orwell). The 22nd Liang Shih-Chiu Literary Award Collection. Taipei: Chiu Ko PublishingCo., Ltd. 92-95.

Chen, I-Ju. (2009)Excerpt from "Science and the World" (Alfred North Whitehead). The 22nd Liang Shih-Chiu Literary Award Collection, Chiu Ko PublishingCo., Ltd. 96-100.

Chen, I-Ju. (2009)Excerpt from "Shooting An Elephant" (George Orwell). China Daily News 17 Oct 2009. B4.

Chen, I-Ju. (2009)Excerpt from "Science and the World" (Alfred North Whitehead). China Daily News 17 Oct 2009. B4.


2008-2009

Grants, Fellowships and Awards

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) Travel Grant, $300. Taipei Economic and Cultural Division in New York, New York, NY.

Singly Authored Publications/Research Reports/Reviews

Chen, I-Ju.(2008) Colorado. The Epoch Poetry Quarterly 156: 86.

Chen, I-Ju.(2008) New Mexico. The Epoch Poetry Quarterly 156: 85.

Chen, I-Ju.(2008) New York. The Epoch Poetry Quarterly 156: 85-6.

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) Zola's Nana and Toulouse-Lautrec's Elle: Women Like Any Others. ExcavatioXXIII: 266-179.

Chen, I-Ju. (in press) Deserted Islands and The Beast. In C. Santos (Ed.), Monstrous Deviations.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2009) Belle e dannate. Donne di potere nel cinema storico-mitologico italiano. In Monica dall’Asta (Ed.), Non solo Dive. Pioniere del cinema italiano. Bologna, Italy: Cineteca di Bologna.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (in press) Metamorfosi del mito di Ercole nei pepla degli anni Sessanta. In G.P. Brunetta (Ed.), Metamorfosi del mito classico nel cinema. Padua, Italy: Istituto Veneto.

Jacobo, J. P. (2009) Dawn of Freedom: Ang Pangitain ng Kasaysayan (Dawn of Freedom: Phantom History). In Young Critics Circle/Galileo S. Zafra (Ed.), Ang Sining ng Sineng Filipino (The Art of Philippine Cinema). Quezon City: Sentro ng Wikang Filipino (Center for the Philippine Language), University of the Philippines at Diliman.

Jacobo, J. P. (2008) Oyayi (Lullaby). In Cardenas, Karen (Ed.), Boracay: Sand in Shorts. Quezon City: Office of Research and Publications, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

Jacobo, J. P. (2008) Pabula (Fable). In Cardenas, Karen (Ed.), Boracay: Sand in Shorts. Quezon City: Office of Research and Publications, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

Meissner, Joshua. (2008) The Perjured City: Augustinian Theodicy and the Legitimacy of the Modern Age. Saarbrucken: VDM Verlag.

Springer, Sean. “More than a Title Sequence.” In Short: The Journal of Small Screen Studies 1.2 (2008). Available at http://com.miami.edu/in-short/

Staats, Hans. (2009) Valerie Orpen, Cléo de 5 à 7. Contemporary French Civilization 33(1): 261-264.

Staats, Hans. (2009)Will Higbee, Mathieu Kassovitz. Contemporary French Civilization 33(2): 200-202.

 

Abstracts, Conferences, Colloquiums, Presentations, Symposiums, Workshops

Akaltun, Evren. (2009) Personal and Collective Nostalgia in Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence. ACLA ‘09. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Akaltun, Evren. (2008) Turkish Modernization Project and the Reflections of the West in the Travel Narratives of Early Republican Intellectuals. ACLA '08. Long Beach, CA.

Akaltun, Evren. (2009) Istanbul: Home for the Exiled Comparatist? Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2009) The Graphic Memoir: A Visible Extension of the Artist’s Imagination. ACLA ‘09. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2008) Explosive Visibility: Time, Space, and Graphic Text. Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2008) Refugee Subjectivity: Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke. Crossroads Comparative Literature Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Burrows, Alice Claire. (2009) Representing myself: The Graphic Memoir. The Desire for Representation/The Desire of Representation, Stony Brook Manhattan Graduate Student Conference. Stony Brook Manhattan, New York, NY.

Chen, I-Ju. (2009) Island Myth: Castaway and Homecoming. American Comparative Literature Association 2009 Conference. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) The Function of Criticism in a Conference Like This. The Eighth Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) From The Third Man to Scorpio: Underground Troubles in Post-War Vienna. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Underground. City University of New York, New York, NY.

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) Hippolyte Taine's Philosophy of Art and Émile Zola's Naturalism: Criticism, Science and Milieu. University of Massachusetts Amherst Organization of Graduate Students in Comparative Literature Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2009) The ‘American’ Hercules in Italian Sixties Films. The American Association for Italian Studies XXIX Annual Conference. St. John’s University, Manhattan Campus, New York, NY.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2009) I nuovi mostri della commedia all'italiana. Precariato e reality show in Tutta la vita davanti di Paolo Virzì. DENUNCIA - Speaking Up in Modern Italy. New York University, New York, NY.

D’Amelio, Maria Elena. (2009)The Myth of Hercules in Italian '60s Film. PCA/ACA National Conference. New Orleans, LA. (2008) Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

High, Michael. (2009) The Superhero Film: 9/11, Melodrama, Justice.A Yale Film Studies Graduate Symposium: The Politics of Superheroes: Renegotiating the Superhero in Post 9/11 Hollywood Cinema. Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. (2009) Staging Translocal Marginality: Political Parody and Self-Parody in Tsai Ming-liang’s I Don’t Want To Sleep Alone. 2009 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature Association. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Jacobo, J. P. (2009) Between the Vernacular and Cosmopolitanese: Rolando Tinio, Taglish, and a Transcultural Possibility from the Philippines. American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Martino, Briana. (2009)Touching Technology: Towards a Queer Haptic Epistemology. National Conference of the Popular Culture Association. New Orleans, LA.

Razumova, Lyudmila. (2009) Poetics of Bi-langue: Bilingual Writing and Self-Translation. Annual NYU/Columbia University Graduate Student Conference on Hispanic and Lusophone Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Crisscrossing. New York University, New York, NY.

Springer, Sean. (2008) Utopian Dreaming in Shadow of a Doubt. Panel on Film. Society for Utopian Studies Conference. Portland, ME.

Staats, Hans. (2009) Who is the Postwar Cinematic Child? American Comparative Literature Association: Global Languages, Local Voices. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Staats, Hans. (2008) Cine-Subjectivity and the Child: The Politics of Culture and the State of Transnational Governance. Crossroads Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Staats, Hans. (2008) The Transcultural Child: Trauma and Subjectivity in Germania anno zero and Le Chiavi di casa. Re-envisioning the Child in Italian Film: New Perspectives on Children and Childhoods from Early Cinema to the Present. University of Exeter, Devon, UK.

Staats, Hans. (2008) Michael Winterbottom's The Road to Guantánamo & A Mighty Heart: Violence, Identity & Self-Determination. Framed: Delimiting the Film Image. CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

 

Translations

Chen, I-Ju.(in press) Fashion-ology: An Introduction to Fashion Studies (Yuniya Kawamura). Taipei: New Century Publishing. (Original work published [2005]).

Monica B. Sanning. (2008) On Reading about Violence, Drug Dealers and Interpreting a Field of Literary Production Amidst the Din of Gunfire: Culiacán – Sinaloa, [2007]. Gabriela Polit Dueñas. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 42.3: 559-582.

 

Other

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) Born Losers nominated for 2008 Golden Tripod Award, Best Translation Category in Taiwan.


2007-2008

SINGLY AUTHORED PUBLICATION

Foley, Ashar. (in press) "Sarah, Leahy. Casque d’or." Contemporary French Civilization.

Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. "F eeling for ‘Comfort Women’: Performing Human Rights Discourse in Asian/America." Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 33.2 (September 2007): 99-125.

Lu, Xiaoning. (in press) "Zhang Ruifang: Modelling the Socialist Red Star." Journal of Chinese Cinema

Lu, Xiaoning. (accepted) "Promote Physical Culture and Sports, Improve the People’s Constitution," in B. Wang (Ed.), Words and Their Stories: Essays on Chinese Revolutionary Discourse, Leiden: Brill Press.

Staats, Hans. Valerie Orpen, Cléo de 5 à 7, forthcoming from Contemporary French Civilization.

Staats, Hans. Will Higbee, Mathieu Kassovitz, forthcoming from Contemporary French Civilization.

 

JOINTLY AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS

Razumova, Lyudmila (2007). The Interpreter’s Companion, Russian Edition (with Holly Mikkelson). Spreckels, CA: ACEBO, 2007

 

ABSTRACTS, CONFERENCES/COLLOQUIA PRESENTATIONS, SYMPOSIUMS, WORKSHOPS

Burrows, Alice Claire. “The Ethnographic Subject: Representation, Performance, and Liberalism.” Graduate Student Conference organized by the English Department, Stony Brook University, Manhattan site, 2008.

Burrows, Alice Claire. "The Liberal Spectator: Representation, Performance, and the Ethnographic Subject." CUNY Graduate Center Conference organized by the Cinema Studies Group, New York City, 2008.

Chen, I-Ju. (2007) Literature as Politics: Contemporary English Critical Studies of Taiwanese Literature. The New York Conference on Asian Studies. Binghamton University, NY.

Chen, I-Ju. (2007) SARS: Affect and Victims. Thinking Affect: Memory, Language, Cognition. The Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) Survivor: Reality in Exile. The 29th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA. Albuquerque, NM.

Chen, I-Ju. (2008) SARS, A Deadly Play of the New Millennium. The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association. New York University, NY.

Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. “Abducted Chinese Diaspora: Rethinking Problems of Language, Ethnicity, and History through the Nanyang Chinese.” New York Conference on Asian Studies. Binghamton University. October 2007.

Hung Tzu-hui Celina. “The Queer Traveler and the ‘the Road Not Taken’: Reconceptualizing Diaspora through the Creole Chinese Body.” 2008 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature Association. California State University. Long Beach. April 2008.

Larsen, John. (2008) “1 Tongue, 2 Speakers, and 3 Modes: Imagery of the Mouth in La Celestina by Fernando de Rojas.” Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Larsen, John. (2008) “Una lengua, dos hablantes y tres modos: El uso de la boca en La Celestina de Rojas.” 13th Annual Graduate Students’ Conference, Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages. City University of New York, New York City, NY.

Lu, Xiaoning. (2008) “Performing Ethnicity in Chinese Socialist Cinema: The Use of Ethnicity in Constructing Socialist Subjects,” Sixth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, New York University, NY, May 22.

Razumova, Lyudmila. (2008) Literary Bilingualism as Cosmopolitan Practice: Nancy Huston. Arrivals and Departures. The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2008 Annual Conference. Long Beach, CA, USA. April 24-27.

Staats, Hans. (2007) Michael Winterbottom's The Road to Guantánamo, Exilic and Diasporic Documentary Filmmaking. Comparative Literature Colloquium. Humanitites Institute, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Staats, Hans. (2008) Michael Winterbottom's The Road to Guantánamo & A Mighty Heart: Violence, Identity, & Self-Determination. Framed: Delimiting the Film Image. CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

Staats, Hans. (2008) The Transcultural Child: Trauma and Subjectivity in Germania anno zero and Le Chiavi di casa. Re-envisioning the Child in Italian Film: New Perspectives on Children and Childhoods from Early Cinema to the Present. University of Exeter, Devon, UK.

BOOK REVIEWS

Burrows, Alice Claire. Review of Diaspora Criticism by Sudesh Mishra. Culture Machine (October 2007).

TRANSLATIONS

Chen, I-Ju. (2007) Born Losers: A History of Failure in America (Scott A Sandage). Taipei: New Century Publishing Co., Ltd. (2005)

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Staats, Hans. Research Assistant to Paula J. Massood, Associate Professor of Film Studies at Brooklyn College and in the Ph.D. Program in Theatre at The Graduate Center/CUNY, The Spike Lee Reader, Temple University Press, January 2008.

 

Events

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CAT Colloquium Series
Graduate Colloquium will take place on September 24, 2014 in the Humanities Institute - 1:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Liz Montegary - "Does It Run in the Family?": Health, Security, and the Future of LGBT Politics.

Michelle Ho - Tracing Triple Axels: Race, Femininities, and Japan's Women Figure Skaters.

November 5th - Details to follow

Fall 2014 CAT Graduate Conference

Topic: Endings
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan 

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Co-Sponsored Events

September 18 - 20, 2014 -"Global Women’s Cinema Conference"   

September 23, 2014 - Poet, essayist and critic Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.


October 22, 2014 -Provost’s Lecture Series - Ruth Bottigheimer "Fairy Tales and City Life: Literature and Society,Generic Shifts and Worldview Changes"           

The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature,  invites you to the conference: LATINO PEDAGOGIES: THEORIZING A TRANSNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

When: October 17th 9:45 to 5:30 P.M. Where: Poetry Center HUM2001


 

 

  News

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Department

New MA/PhD in Women's and Gender Studies

The Department is pleased to announce that the new MA/PhD program in Women's and Gender Studies has received official certification.  "Click here for more information"

Faculty

Raiford Guins "Punk archaeologists" explain that they went looking for more than just video-game cartridges in a New Mexico landfill.  

Nancy Hiemstra has been selected to receive the 2014 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.

Robert Harvey has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor.

Izabela Kalinowska-Blackwood is curating a film series at the IWM in Vienna.

Students


Beth Tsai has been selected to receive the 2014 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.


Kudos Newsletter 

July 2014


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