Ghost Light Project

On January 19th GPA invites you to a brave space where you can be a light. Here you will have the opportunity to make or renew a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone-regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis) ability, gender, identity, or sexual orientation. Hope to see you there!

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Obituary for Mark Bundy

December 21, 2016   It is with deepest sadness that the Media and Cultural Studies Department Faculty and Staff announce the passing of MCS Dept. Lecturer Mark Bundy. Mark has been a valued and essential part of the MCS Department for several years, teaching many classes and helping countless students […] Read more »

UC’s Sweeping Actions

  UC will refuse to assist federal immigration agents seeking students without legal status   http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-ln-uc-undoc-student-protections-20161130-story.html Read more »

Steven Salaita: Searching Identities in Modern Arab American Fiction

  November 21 @3:15 pm – 5:00 pm, CHASS INTS 1113 Steven Salaita is the Edward Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut and the author of numerous books, including the pioneering studies of Arab American literature, Arab American Literary Fictions, Cultures, and Politics (2007) and Modern Arab […] Read more »

Challenge a Colleague to Disciplinary Duel!

The Dueling Disciplines series offers differing disciplinary perspectives on a subject, theme or issue. Faculty members and graduate students from ‘opposing’ theoretical viewpoints present varying ways to think about topics such as God, a university education, yoga, Shakespeare and water. The resulting ‘duel’ is lighthearted but academically rigorous and respectful. […] Read more »

MCS New Chair Erika Suderburg Produces New Film

A warm welcome to MCS’s new chair Professor Erika Suderburg! A filmmaker and writer, Prof. Suderburg’s most recent feature-length film “Wunderkammern: The Private Life of Objects” screened this past summer at the Los Angeles Film Forum. To find out more about Prof. Suderburg’s work navigate to her website:http://erikasuderburg.com/index.html Images: Stills […] Read more »

MCS Faculty’s Book Wins Award

We are thrilled to announce that Troubling Borders, an anthology of Southeast Asian/diasporic women literature and art, was awarded the Bronze Award for Best Book of 2015 by the Association for Borderland Studies. Congratulations to Professor Lan Duong, one of the co-editors!       Read more »