Cultural Studies Colloquium Examines Future of the Field

Posted: March 21, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Cultural Studies: The Way Ahead” is the title of the fifth forum in the 2006-07 Cultural Studies Colloquium, to be held on Thursday, March 22, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room A.

The forum will feature the following speakers:

  • Vincent Mosco (sociology, Queen’s University, Canada), author of “The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace and the Political Economy of Communication”

  • Phillip Brian Harper (social and cultural analysis, English, New York University), author of “Are We Not Men? Masculine Anxiety and the Problem of African American Identity” and “Private Affairs: Critical Ventures in the Culture of Social Relations”

  • Matthew Tinkcom (communication, culture and technology, Georgetown University), author of “Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema”

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 703-993-2851, e-mail culturalstudies.gmu.edu.

The program is presented by the Cultural Studies PhD program and co-sponsored by the Departments of Communication, English and Sociology and Anthropology; the Women’s Studies program, the dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) and the CHSS Committee on Interdisciplinarity.

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