Mary Jo Bona
Mary Jo Bona is professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Italian American Studies and Chair of the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University. She is past president of the Italian American Studies Association and served for six years on the board of MELUS, the Association of Multiethnic Literature of the United States. Her authored books include: Women Writing Cloth: Migratory Narratives in the American Imaginary, By the Breath of Their Mouths: Narratives of Resistance in Italian America, Claiming a Tradition: Italian American Women Writers, and a book of poetry, I Stop Waiting For You. Bona is also editor of The Voices We Carry: Recent Italian American Women’s Fiction; co-editor (with Irma Maini) of Multiethnic Literature and Canon Debates; and series editor of Multiethnic Literature for SUNY Press. Bona received a stipendiary award and entrance into the Academy of Teacher Scholars at Stony Brook, and teaches courses on feminist theories and literature for Women’s and Gender Studies, English (her affiliated department), Comparative Literature and European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
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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.