Category: History

  • Decolonizing the Museum During Covid-19: A Virtual Exhibition on Indigenous Art of Survivance

  • Interview with David Bodenhamer

      In this video, I interview David Bodenhamer, the founding Executive Director of The Polis Center and Professor of History at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, about spatial humanities and the Digital Atlas of American Religion. Prior to his appointment, Bodenhamer was Professor of History and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Southern Mississippi (1976-1988). He worked to craft […]

  • Hacking the History of Hackensack

    Hacking the History of Hackensack

    I live in Hackensack, New Jersey, and have been living here for two years. Our class was assigned a neighborhood walk, and for the assignment we had to turn off technology and spend time getting to know our neighborhoods and their histories. I usually don’t walk around my neighborhood much and definitely not to observe […]

  • Walking through Virginia’s Revolutionary History

    Walking through Virginia’s Revolutionary History

          I am very fortunate to live within a close radius of many diverse historical places across the state of Virginia. On September 26th, I went for a long walk around the grounds of Gunston Hall, the former home of George Mason, one of the “founding fathers” of the United States of America. […]

  • What We should be Writing about

    To answer the question of what I think we should be writing about, I think we should be writing about Black History along with Jamaican History. I think we should learn about the history that made Jamaica an independent country. I also think we should touch on Jamaica’s music history, like how reggae became a […]

  • Call for Submissions – PSA 33, Special Issue on “Six Characters as World Literature”

    Call for Submissions – PSA 33, Special Issue on “Six Characters as World Literature”

    Call for Submissions PSA XXXIII (2020) Co-editors: Enza De Francisci, Lisa Sarti, and Michael Subialka   PSA, the journal of the Pirandello Society of America, is happy to announce its upcoming special issue devoted to Six Characters as World Literature (volume 33, which will be published in spring 2021). Celebrating the centenary of one of […]

  • CFP – Edited Volume on ‘D’Annunzio as World Literature: Multilingualism, Translation, Reception’

    CFP – Edited Volume on ‘D’Annunzio as World Literature: Multilingualism, Translation, Reception’

    ‘D’Annunzio as World Literature: Multilingualism, Translation, Reception’ Edited by Elisa Segnini and Michael Subialka   CALL FOR PAPERS In the last two decades, there has been a renewed interest in Decadent literature, and a reassessment of the Decadent movement in relation to a poetics of circulation and reception. Scholarship on Decadence has been especially productive in unveiling […]

  • CFP – D’Annunzio as World Literature at Glasgow (MLA Symposium, June 2021)

    CFP – D’Annunzio as World Literature at Glasgow (MLA Symposium, June 2021)

    We invite proposals for a panel at the Modern Language Colloquium in Glasgow (UK), which will be held on 17-19 June 2021, on the theme:   D’Annunzio as World Literature: Translation and Reception in the Wake of Decadence     As recent studies have demonstrated, translation was crucial for the development of the decadent movement, […]

  • Art and Civilization I

    Art and Civilization I

        Art that concerns the nature of civilization has never been more relevant, with the climate and COVID-19 crises.  I will compare in this series two works of art from two different time periods: the early nineteenth century (Thomas Cole’s 1830s series The Course of Empire), and the early twenty-first century (Chiho Aoshima in the […]

  • CFP – D’Annunzio as World Literature at Toronto MLA (2021)

    CFP – D’Annunzio as World Literature at Toronto MLA (2021)

    D’Annunzio as World Literature: Translation and Reception in the Wake of Decadence   As recent studies have demonstrated, translation was crucial for the development of the decadent movement, which originated in France but soon found disciples across and beyond Europe. Among these was Gabriele d’Annunzio, a poet, modernist experimenter and political agitator whose larger-than-life persona […]