On April 6, Marco Abel gave an invited lecture (Zoom), “With Nonchalance at the Abyss: The New Munich Group, Klaus Lemke’s Sylvie, and the Lightness of a Left without Leftism,” at The Cinema and Media Studies Colloquium at the University of Pennsylvania.
Arden Eli Hill is a featured reader for the East Coast release of the anthology Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, which published his poem “A man from Kyiv.”
Rachael Shah delivered the keynote address “More Than Just Another Chair at the Table: Centering Community Knowledge” at the Community-Engaged Alliance’s Summit and Research Symposium in Indiana.
Chaun Ballard has recently been selected, as an NEH Summer Scholar, to attend one of the institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. He will participate in an Institute entitled “Transcendentalism and Social Reform: Activism and Community Engagement in the Age of Thoreau.” The two-week program will be held in Concord, Massachusetts, during the summer semester. Chaun is grateful for this opportunity, and he is looking forward to learning.