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Keywords for American Cultural Studies

Thursday, March 19, 2015
12:00 AM
3222 Angell Hall

The American Studies Consortium, a Rackham Interdisciplinary workshop designed to
support scholarship on the literature, history, and culture of the Americas, plans to host a visit from visiting scholar Professor Bruce Burgett, Professor and Dean in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington-Bothell. On Thursday, March 19, Professor Burgett will speak about the recently-published second edition of Keywords for American Cultural Studies, of which he is co-editor, along with University of Michigan American Culture faculty members June Howard and Kevin Gaines, who contributed to the volume. On Friday, March 20, Professor Burgett will hold an informal discussion of a forthcoming Pedagogy article, and speak about his experience as co-director of the Simpson Center for the Humanities’ graduate certificate program in public scholarship