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The Cogut Collaborative Humanities Fellowship supports graduate students at any stage of their pursuit of the Doctoral Certificate in Collaborative Humanities and relieves students in the second, third, or fourth year of their doctoral program from all teaching duties in their home department.
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The American Comparative Literature Association 2023 Annual Meeting is coming up later this month, and a handful of CompLit@Brown members will be presenting. The ACLA is the foremost scholarly organization in the US for scholars whose work encompasses multiple literatures and cultures as well as the intercultural study of literature.
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In December 2022, the Brown University Library announced the selection of the next four scholarly works to be developed by Brown University Digital Publications. Of those four projects, the University Library, along with the Digital Publications Faculty Advisory Committee, selected the work of Comparative Literature Professor Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg’s.
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Written by Comp Lit concentrator, Seoeun Choi: During her lecture, best-selling Chinese American fantasy author and translator Rebecca Kuang addressed the themes of mimicry, a practice where colonizers force colonies to take up the colonizer’s language, and the ambivalence of colonial discourse. “There’s something very sad about this mimicry … but it can also be an insurgent act,” she said. “Mimicry radically revalues the priority of race, writing and history. It deauthorizes the colonizer.”
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