Gloria-Jean Masciarotte presented “Mad Men and Reproductive Women: Feminist History or Feminist Pathos” at Toronto’s Bershire Conference on Women’s History

Gloria-Jean Masciarotte presented “Mad Men and Reproductive Women: Feminist History or Feminist Pathos” at Toronto’s Bershire Conference on Women’s History

Gloria-Jean Masciarotte presented her paper “Mad Men and Reproductive Women: Feminist History or Feminist Pathos” in Toronto at the bi-annual Bershire Conference on Women’s History,…

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Matthew Purdy’s “Solipsism” appears in Quarter After Eight

Matthew Purdy’s “Solipsism” appears in Quarter After Eight

Matthew Purdy’s “Solipsism” appears in the most recent issue of Quarter After Eight: http://www.quarteraftereight.org/

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Jennifer Horan’s paper, “Potentiality, Gesturality and the Lyric: A Study of P.B. Shelley’s ‘Triumph of Life'” was accepted for publication in the book Romanticism and the Philosophical Tradition

Jennifer Horan’s paper, “Potentiality, Gesturality and the Lyric: A Study of P.B. Shelley’s ‘Triumph of Life'” was accepted for publication in the book Romanticism and the Philosophical Tradition

Jennifer Horan’s paper, “Potentiality, Gesturality and the Lyric: A Study of P.B. Shelley’s ‘Triumph of Life’” was accepted for publication in the book Romanticism and the…

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Nicole Merola’s Essay, “Mediating Anthropocene Planetary Attachments: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia,” is published in Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman

Nicole Merola’s Essay, “Mediating Anthropocene Planetary Attachments: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia,” is published in Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman

LAS Department Head and Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature, Nicole Merola, recently had her essay, “Mediating Anthropocene Planetary Attachments: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia,”…

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Alexia Kosmider’s Film, TransJourney, Premieres at the Rhode Island International Film Festival

Alexia Kosmider’s Film, TransJourney, Premieres at the Rhode Island International Film Festival

Alexia Kosmider’s film, TransJourney, will premiere at the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Saturday, August 9th at 7pm in RISD’s Metcalf Auditorium. Visit the…

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Nicole Merola’s Essay, “T. C. Boyle’s Neoevolutionary Queer Ecologies: Questioning Species in ‘Descent of Man’ and ‘Dogology,'” Is Published

Nicole Merola’s Essay, “T. C. Boyle’s Neoevolutionary Queer Ecologies: Questioning Species in ‘Descent of Man’ and ‘Dogology,'” Is Published

LAS Department Head and Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature, Nicole Merola, recently had her essay, “T. C. Boyle’s Neoevolutionary Queer Ecologies: Questioning Species…

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2014 LAS CONCENTRATION VIRTUAL SHOW

2014 LAS CONCENTRATION VIRTUAL SHOW

On May 30, the Department of Literary Arts and Studies celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2014 Literary Arts and Studies Concentrators at its…

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LAS Faculty Professional Development Fund Awards

LAS Faculty Professional Development Fund Awards

Please join me in congratulating Alexia Kosmider, Anita Starosta, and Avishek Ganguly on their Professional Development Fund awards. The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April…

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May Readings in the Writing Center

May Readings in the Writing Center

The RISD Writing Center and Literary Arts & Studies have been uniting to bring you a series of faculty readings. This collaboration provides a rare…

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Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings

Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings

LAS lecturer, Jennifer Horan, organized the successful “Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings” on Saturday April 26th in the Old Library.  This event,…

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