Kathleen M. Vernon

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Kathleen Vernon's areas of research focus primarily these days on cinema and popular culture, especially popular song, in Spain and Latin America in the 20th century. She is currently involved in two collective international research projects. The first is an oral history of cinema-going in Spain in the two decades following the Spanish Civil War, the results of which, The Mediation of Everyday Life: An Oral History of Cinema-Going in 1940s and 1950s Spain will be published in 2007 by Berghan Books. The second is a spin off from the first and deals with film, fashion and photography in film and popular magazines in 1940s and 1950s Spain. She is also completing a monograph on the role of popular cinema, song and media in Spain from the 1930s to the present, titled The Rhythms of History: Cinema, Music and Cultural Memory in Contemporary Spain. She is also co-editor of the journal, Studies in Hispanic Cinemas, published by Intellect Books.

 


 1982 Ph.D. the University of Chicago.

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CAT Colloquium Series
Dates:
March 25, 2015
April 22, 2015

Provost's Graduate Student 

Lecture Series

Speaker: Beth Tsai
Lecture: Tsai Ming-liang at the Museum: Cinephilia, the French Connection, and Cinema in the Gallery 

Humanities Institute room 1008, Wednesday, February 25,2015, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Spring 2015 

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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

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 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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