Mary Jo Bona
Mary Jo Bona is the author of By the Breath of Their Mouths: Narratives of Resistance in Italian America, Claiming a Tradition: Italian American Women Writers, editor of The Voices We Carry: Recent Italian American Women's Fiction and co-editor of Multiethnic Literature and Canon Debates. She was guest editor of MELUS (Multiethnic Literature of the United States) on Italian American literature. Bona received a stipendiary award and entrance into the Academy of Teacher Scholars at Stony Brook, Dr. Bona teaches both literature and cultural courses for European Languages, English and Women's and Gender Studies. Such courses include Italian American and African American Women Writers, Italian Americans and Ethnic Relations, Images of Women in Italian American Culture and Italian American Film. She served as president of AIHA, the American Italian Historical Association and the advisory committee of NIAF, the National Italian American Foundation. Professor Bona serves as an officer of MELUS, the association for the study of multiethnic literature of the United States. Professor Bona's scholarly interests are inclusive of Italian American literature and culture, and multiethnic and women's literature.
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Graduate Colloquia 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 ConferenceTopic: Endings
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan
Co-Sponsored EventsSeptember 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.
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New MA/PhD in Women's and Gender Studies
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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.
Beth Tsai has been selected to receive the 2014 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.