Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Monday, January 23, 2012
Barbara Foley, one of the foremost contemporary Marxist critics of American literature, is Professor in the Department of English and the Program in American Studies at Rutgers University, Newark.
She is the author of four books, the most recent of which is Wrestling with the Left: The Making of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man as well as of numerous articles on proletarian literature, African American literature and documentary fiction.
These events are made possible by a SEED Grant and by the generous support of American Studies, Center for Biographical Research, English, Ethnic Studies and History.
Friday, January 20, 2012
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UH Manoa will host the TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL HAWAI'I REGIONAL MEETING OF PHI ALPHA THETA at the Manoa Campus Center on Saturday, March 10, 2012.
Students from Hawai'i's university campuses are invited to present papers
on historical subjects and problems at that statewide meeting. If you are
eligible for membership in the history honor society, you are cordially
invited to make a little history at the conference.
To do so, you must submit your name, email address or phone number,
chapter affiliation, and the title of your paper as you would like it to
appear in the program with a one-paragraph abstract of the paper's
contents by Monday, February 6. Please send proposals via email to UH
Manoa Chapter Graduate President Zachary Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org and to
chapter advisor Bob McGlone at email@example.com.
Three hard copies of the paper itself must be submitted by Monday,
February 13, for the author/presenter to be eligible for a prize. Please
send papers to Prof. Bob McGlone, Department of History, A 203 Sakamaki
Hall, UH Manoa, 2530 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822. Papers may be as
long as thirty pages of text, but the oral presentation of the paper
during the Annual Meeting is limited to twenty minutes. (If you wish to
read your whole paper, ten to twelve pages of twelve-point font type,
double spaced, is a proper length.) Cash and book prizes will be
announced at the end of the meeting. Students presenting papers and
their student guests will receive lunch free.
Please join us on March 10 to make new friends and celebrate HISTORY.