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Looking for a Job or Fellowship? CLST's Career Opportunities Page Contains Dozens of Interdisciplinary Listings You May Not Have Yet Seen

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Interested in Current Global Environmental Crises?--Take Ruth Mostern's Spring 2019 Common Seminar: The Sense of Place in an Epoch of Loss

Common Seminar (CLST 2050 Wed., 6:00-8:30 PM): This seminar explores the ethical...

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CLST Certificate Student Dominique D. Johnson wins 2018 Clarke Dissertation Prize

The 2018 Eric O. Clarke Dissertation Prize, jointly administered by CLST and the Department of English, has gone to Dominique D. Johnson (Niq. D. Johnson) for her 2017 dissertation, “Beyond Bare...

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16th Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies Association (USA) returns to Pittsburgh, and features Pitt Graduate Students and Faculty

The Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies Association (USA) held its first meeting in Pittsburgh 16 years ago and will return to town,...

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Ron and Mary Zboray completing Volume 5 of the Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, US to 1860

Director Ron Zboray and Communication Visiting Scholar Mary Saracino Zboray have delivered their Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, volume 5, US Print Culture to 1860, due...

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CLST Fellowships Awarded to Sam Allen (COMMRC) and Maria Lis Baiocchi (ANTH)

The 2018 CLST Fellowship Committee consisting of Lisa Brush (SOC, Chair), Jacques Bromberg (CLAS), Nicole Constable (ANTH), Randall Halle (GRM & FLMSTD), Lester Olson (COMMRC), and Lisa Parker...

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Ron Zboray Re-Appointed as CLST Director for 3-Year Term

After his unanimous election in April, Ron Zboray has been appointed by Dean James F. Knapp to a second three-year term until Summer 2019.

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Mark Your Calendars for CLST's Common Seminar Colloquium and Keywords Distinguished Lecture Series 20-21 April 2016

Thanks to generous funding from the Provost's Year of the Humanities Initiative, the Humanities Center, and the Keywords Project (Pitt and Jesus College, Cambridge), CLST is able to offer an event...

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CLST Launches Keywords Collage Poster Competition

Open to both undergraduate and graduate students who can compete for First Prize ($300), Second Prize ($200), and ($100) awards. Click...

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CLST Executive Committee Oversees the Election of Director of the Graduate Program for Cultural Studies

The CLST Executive Committee met on 17 March and made plans for conducting the triennial election of the CLST Director.  Because the current director announced his intention to seek a second term...

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Recipients of Next Year's CLST Fellowship Announced
The CLST Fellowship Committee met on 1 February. Mohammed Bamyeh (SOC) was elected chair of the meeting by the committee members who...
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Fall 2016 Crosslisted Courses Announced: 43 Courses to Choose From!

The CLST Executive Committee is pleased to announce its selection of crosslisted courses for Fall 2016. For the courses, click here, then...

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"Keywords" CLST 2050 Common Seminar 2016 Successfully Launched by Course Instructors Jonathan Arac and Colin MacCabe at October 21 Open House

A sizeable crowd gathered on 21 October 2015 on the Cathedral of Learning's fourth floor to be regaled with food, beverages, and a stimulating Inaugural Lecture  from the groundbreaking team of...

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41 Spring 2016 Courses to Choose from for Credit toward CLST Certificates. What are you waiting for? ENROLL NOW!

CLST certitifcate students have plenty of Spring classes to choose from, including many taught by faculty members crosslisting for the...

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CLST Director Ron Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray Publish Two Essays on Popular Reading during the American Civil War

Ron and Mary Zboray have recently published two essays that draw from their massive NEH-funded project on print media use by Civil War Americans.

The first essay, “‘My Unsocial Habit’:...

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