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Mapping Victorian Empires, Cultures, Identities

In March 2011 Updates on April 14, 2019 at 4:37 pm

Mapping Victorian Empires, Cultures, Identities, a four-day conference from May 13-16, 2019, explores mapping across a range of themes and cultural practices. This conference is co-hosted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Haifa, in collaboration with the University of California Dickens Project.

On Thursday, May 16 at 9:15am, Thaïs will be presenting original academic research on “Text and Territory: Reinterpreting History and Western Expansion in E. L. Doctorow’s Welcome to Hard Times” on the “Looking Back at the Victorians” panel.

Victorian Mapping

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Book Review of Better Times and Interview with Sara Batkie

In March 2011 Updates on March 19, 2019 at 10:30 am

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Thaïs had the opportunity to interview award-winning author Sara Batkie about her debut short story collection, Better Times. To read about their conversation, visit the Museum of Americana website: https://themuseumofamericana.net/interview-with-sara-batkie/

To read Thaïs’s review of Better Times visit: https://themuseumofamericana.net/sara-batkiess-better-times-review-by-thais-miller/

The 60th Annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference

In March 2011 Updates on March 5, 2019 at 10:50 pm

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The 60th Annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference will be held at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel from March 13-17, 2019.

On Thursday, March 14 at 3:15pm, Thaïs will be presenting original academic research on “Representations of Refuseniks and Soviet Jewish Emigration in GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” on a panel entitled “Transnational Ethnicities in Television.”

She will also be participating in the “Wigging Out with The Americans: Cold War Melodrama in the Quality TV Era” seminar on Sunday, March 17 at 9am.