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The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed

American Studies Tuesday, February 25 | 4:00 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Sponsored by the Department of American Studies, the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery and the Friends of the Library & Gallery Folklorist and author Elaine Eff will speak about her recently published book The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art …

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Constructing Heritage: A Panel Discussion

Humanities Forum, American Studies Tuesday, February 18 | 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities. Co-sponsored by the Department of American Studies. The process of constructing heritage is inherently political. Whether displayed in a museum, protected as a site, or thought of in terms of …

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What Remains? Baltimore Neighborhoods in Transition

Humanities Forum Thursday, September 19 | 4:30 p.m. “What Remains? Baltimore Neighborhoods in Transition,” Panel Discussion Moderated by Denise Meringolo, History Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery This Humanities Forum is sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities, with additional support from the Department of American Studies. In this age of industrial decline, what happens …

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Sowing Struggle: Social Movements and the Future of Corn in Tlaxcala, Mexico

Social Sciences Forum Monday, September 16 | 5:00 p.m. “Sowing Struggle: Social Movements and the Future of Corn in Tlaxcala Mexico,” Luz Rivera Martinez, Co-founder, Consejo Nacional Urbano Campesino Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery This Social Science Forum is co-sponsored with the Departments of Geography and Environmental Systems, Political Science, American Studies, Modern Languages, Linguistics & …

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The Fracking of Rachel Carson: Silent Spring in an Age of Environmental Crisis

Monday, April 29 | 4:00 p.m. Sandra Steingraber, Environmental Studies and Sciences Department, Ithaca College “The Fracking of Rachel Carson: Silent Spring in an Age of Environmental Crisis” Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor Korenman Lecture Humanities Forum Social Sciences Forum Sponsored by the Department of Gender and Women Studies with support from the Department …

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Race and the Civil Rights Movement in Music and Media: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, February 13, 4:00 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Moderator: Kimberly Moffitt, Assistant Professor of American Studies “Race and the Civil Rights Movement in Music and Media:  A Panel Discussion” Humanities Forum Panelists: Marc Steiner, Founder, Center for Emerging Media and host of the Marc Steiner Show on WEAA 88.9 FM, NPR member station …

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Straitjacket Sexualities: Unbinding Asian American Manhoods in the Movies

Friday, October 12, 1 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Celine Parreñas Shimizu, Professor of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara “Straitjacket Sexualities: Unbinding Asian American Manhoods in the Movies” This event is sponsored by the department of American Studies with support from the Asian studies and gender and women’s studies programs. Join …

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