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Graduate Student Fellows

2013/2014 Warren Center

Graduate Student Fellows Lecture Series

Robert Penn Warren Center Conference Room

4:10 p.m. (unless noted otherwise)

 Graduate Student Fellows

Thursday, March 13

Jamie E. Shenton

Department of Anthropology

"Adolescence and Aspirations: Indigenous Youth on the Edge of Modernity in the Ecuadorian Amazon"

Thursday, March 20

Whitney N. Laster

Department of Sociology

"Walking the Fence: The Racial Liminality of Coloureds in Post-Apartheid South Africa"

Friday, March 21

Ansley L. Quiros

Department of History

"'God's on our Side, Today': Lived Theology in the Civil Rights Movement in Americus, GA, 1942-1978"

Wednesday, March 26

Aubrey K. Porterfield, Elizabeth Fleming Fellow

Department of English

"Modernism's Choreographies of Stillness: The Unmaking of Race in Jean Toomer and Ito Sei"

Friday, April 4

John T. Maddox, Joe and Mary Harper Fellow

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

"A Bigger Black Atlantic: Manuel Zapata Olivella, a Precursor to Paul Gilroy"

Wednesday, April 9

Emily M. August, American Studies Fellow

Department of English

"Cadaver Poetics: Surgical Medicine and the Reinvention of the Body in the Nineteenth Century"

Monday, April 14

3:10 p.m.

Aoife Laughlin

School of History, Queen's University (Belfast)

"Rebels, Revolutionaries, and the Right to Self-Government: American Perceptions on the Caste War of Yucatán and the European Revolutions of 1848"

Tuesday, April 29

Paul C. Morrow, George J. Graham Jr. Fellow

Department of Philosophy

"Social Norms in the Theory of Genocide and Mass Atrocity"


Graduate Student Fellows, 2006-2012