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English dept hosts int’l media and gender conference
By Kelly Setzer Re-posted from http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/ecunow/blog/2017/07/20/ecu-to-host-international-media-and-gender-conference/ East Carolina University will host the 2017 Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism July 27-29. Registration will be held in the Bate Building at 8 a.m. each day. Console-ing Passions was founded in 1989 by a group of feminist media scholars and artists looking to create a space

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Texas Czech Legacy Project
Texas Czech Legacy Project: http://www.laits.utexas.edu/txczechproject/home The goal of this Project is to create a central place documenting the language, culture, and history of ethnic Czech Moravians in Texas. The Project’s main initiative is the building of an open-access digital Texas Czech Dialect Archive (TCDA) of audio-recordings gathered from ethnic Czech Moravians in Texas since the 1970s through the 2000s. The Project’s mission is to create

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English grad student participates in prestigious Washington, D.C. workshop
East Carolina University English graduate student Sarah McKeever was one of only 12 students nationwide selected to participate in a highly-competitive workshop at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. The library is home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection and one of the nation’s premier research libraries for Renaissance history, literature and culture. “I felt incredibly lucky to receive

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Amanda Klein Freelance Work
Check of Dr. Amanda Klein’s freelance work: “Spinoff City: Why Hollywood Is Built on Unoriginal Ideas.” The Atlantic 20 March 2016. “Thirty Seasons of The Real World.” The New Yorker. 28 Nov 2015. “Consider the Catfish.” The New Yorker. 3 Sept 2015. “‘Clueless’ and the end of Gen X: How Cher Horowitz taught us to stop worrying and embrace millennial

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Erin Frost Gives Keynote at the 2017 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop
Dr. Erin A. Frost was a Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop last week. Her workshop, “Feminist Credibility: Negotiating Subjectivity in Public Spaces,” examined the ways women’s experiences are often treated as less credible than other perspectives in supposedly “objective” and “neutral” spaces, from research to politics. Dr. Frost also created a website that contains a variety of

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