*Applications due January 30
This year’s March faculty writing retreat, undertaken jointly by the Center for the Study of Contemporary China and the Humanities Research Center, will take place in the quiet and scenic Linden Centre, Rongchuntang, which is situated in Wengxiang Ancient Village of Dongshan, Suzhou.
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Congratulations to all of the winners of the Essay and Creative Writing Competition (Spring 2021)!
To read their work, please click on each title.
1. “The Queer Movement in Palestine” by Anisha Joshi
2. “#Hashtag Activism and its impact on the BLM Movement as a Counternarrative Tool” by Rachel Darius
3. “Modern Indian Economy and Inequality” by Yue Qiu
1. “The Wok” by Hua Chai
2. “Jiatang” by Xiaomeng Yan
3. “My Skin” by Haley Williams
All the entries have gone through a rigorous review process. Thanks are due for Professor Stephanie Anderson and Professor Caio Yurgel who were the honorary judges for the creative writing category.
Selina Lai-Henderson, Assistant Professor of US Literature and History at DKU, has been named Chair of the International Committee at the flagship American Studies Association (ASA) starting 2022.She will be setting meeting agendas in the committee on a range of affairs, from planning and moderating workshops for the annual ASA conference, to reviewing submissions for the Shelley Fisher Fishkin Award. Her primary goal during the two years in her position is to facilitate new conversations on transnational American Studies and to foster research collaborations among affiliates and global scholars in the field.
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Post-Conference Film and Discussion: That’s Not How I Remembered It
by Zishuo Wu
The Japanese film, Rashomon (1951), was introduced to the audience by Prof. Richard Davies in his film discussion titled, “That’s Not How I Remembered it.” With it being the first Japanese movie that made a splash overseas, Prof. Davies raised both cultural concerns and film-making thoughts for the audience. Then the movie was shown as the highlight of the event. Continue reading “2021 Fall Conference Student Report: Post-Conference Film & Discussion”