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Visiting Authors at CSULB

Posted on May 5, 2014 by Jordan Smith

Visiting Authors at CSULB this Spring
CWL will be hosting visiting authors, artists, and translators this spring:

Eliza Frye, artist and author of the graphic short fiction collection, Regalia (speaking in CWL 161 and CWL 452/552)
Ito Hiromi, award-winning poet and author of over a dozen major volumes in Japanese, including Killing Kanoko (translated by Jeffrey Angles) (speaking in CWL 452/552 and [...]


49th Annual CWL Conference

Posted on March 3, 2014 by 002974008


Prof. Nhora Serrano to present workshop on medieval chess at Harvard University on 3/28/14.

Posted on February 23, 2014 by Nhora Serrano

“Playing Political Games ~ Medieval Chess and Alfonso X, el Sabio’s Libros de acedrex, dados, e tablas”
As a Visiting Scholar of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, Prof. Nhora Serrano will present a workshop on medieval chess in the Alfonsine illuminated manuscript.
Friday, March 28th, 2014
10 am – 12 noon
Dana Palmer Seminar Room, Department of Comparative Literature
Harvard [...]


Prof. Smith to co-host Gabriel Ritter on post-3/11 art in Japan

Posted on February 18, 2014 by Jordan Smith

CSULB and JAG MRG host Gabriel Ritter for a CLA Scholarly Intersections Event
Gabriel Ritter presents a lecture “Out of Doubt: Japanese Art Post 3/11″ with response from Prof. Jordan Smith, CSULB
March 13, 2014 – 5-7PM at CSULB in Academic Services bldg. Rm. 384 (AS 384)

Three years after the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, many coastal communities [...]


CWL Students to Present at Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Posted on February 5, 2014 by Jordan Smith

Several current and former CWL majors will be presenting papers at the upcoming Southwest Popular/American Culture Association conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico in late February 2014.

Current senior and CWL major Kristine Andersen will present a paper titled “Dante, Virgil, and Michael Bluth: The Structural Similarities in ‘Purgatory’ and ‘Arrested Development’”
Current senior and CWL major Allison [...]


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