President's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student
The Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate Program AwardsThe Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate Program awards the Vivien Hartog Best Graduate Student Teacher Prize, which is given annually in memory of Vivien Hartog, who was a Ph.D. student in Sociology at Stony Brook and a Women’s Studies graduate certificate student. The $3000 award is given to the graduate certificate student who has not only received consistently high evaluations for their teaching, but has also demonstrated a strong commitment to social justice in and beyond the academy.
The second award, also funded by the Hartog family, consists of two annual travel grants of up to $500 each for graduate certificate students to attend the Feminist Theory Workshop at Duke University. The workshop is designed to introduce both faculty and students to the latest work in feminist scholarship and theory and includes keynote talks and seminars. Both Hartog awards are open to registered WaGS certificate students.
Vivien Hartog Award Recipients
2006 Jessica York
2007 Maureen Shaiman
2008 Maria Prado Ballerin
2009 Theresa Tiso
2010 Kristin Hole
2011 Rachel Tillman
2012 Shannan Hayes
2013 Timothy Johnston
2014 Kimberly Cox
2015 Jenny Strandberg
Vivien Hartog Travel Award Recipients
2010 Choonib Lee, Michelle Shepherd and Rachel Tillman
2011 Ana Fernandez and Kristin Hole
2012 Tim Johnston and Jeff Epstein
2013 Alexis Chartschlaa and Laura James
2014 Briana Martino and Aihua Zhang
2015 Michelle Ho
2016 Yalda Hamidi
Wednesday, March 23rd, from 1:00 - 2:20 in Frey Hall 105.
Our speakers include:
Kathryn Silverstein, "Crime, Time, and the Corporeal in Julia Kristeva's Possessions"
Mark Pingree, "Cosmic Pessimism: Catastrophe, Trauma and Extinction"
Wednesday, February 10th, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Humanities Institute, Room#1008
Speakers and Titles:
Spatiality, Cognitive Ecology, Here
Professor John Lutterbie, "Gutters and Panels"
David Rodriguez, "Environment at Scale"
Cultural Analysis and Theory -Graduate Student Conference
2015 Stony Brook University, Dept. of Cultural Analysis and Theory, Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
387 Park Avenue South, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Wednesday, October 28th, from 1:00 - 2:20 p.m.
Humanities Institute room#1008
Speakers and Titles:
Professor E.K. Tan, “From Exile to Queer Homecoming: Chen Xue’s A Wife’s Diary (2012)"
Yalda Hamidi, “'Diasporic Literature as a Feminist Genre: Re-reading Persepolis and Reading Lolita in Tehran"
Black History Month
Keynote speaker Sonia Sanchez poet, educator, and lecturer on Black Culture and Literature, Women’s Liberation and Racial Justice.
Wednesday, January 27
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Student Activities Center Gelber Auditorium
DANTE WORLDS Echoes, Places, Questions -- A Conference on the 750th Anniversary of Dante's Birth
English Graduate Student Conference - Spring 2016
Kadji Amin published "'Blesser' le spectateur blanc américain: Les Nègres aux États-Unis, 1961-64 et 2003" in Études françaises.
Kadji Amin has been awarded a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on SEX at the University of Pennsylvania Humanities Forum for the 2015-16 academic year.
Kadji Amin has been awarded a Humanities Institute at Stony Brook Faculty Fellowship for Spring semester of 2015 for the completion of his book, Queer Attachments.
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 2014-15 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.
Marcus Brock has been selected to receive the Turner Conference Travel Award to participation in the "Audiovisualtopia" taking place in Madrid, Spain beginning on 10/23/2015.Beth Tsai has been selected to receive the 2014-15 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.