Faculty and Students To Hold Colloquium on Social Class-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, May 2, 2011

Faculty and Students To Hold Colloquium on Social Class

Kathleen Newman
Kathleen Newman

Graduate students in English Professor Kathy M. Newman's "Class Class" have organized a colloquium entitled "Reading for Class: 21st Century Perspectives on Social Class." The colloquium will be held on Wednesday, May 4, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Baker Hall 255B. It includes a keynote address by Sherry Linkon, professor of English and American Studies at Youngstown State University and co-editor of "New Working-Class Studies" and the blog at the Center for Working Class Studies; a poetry reading by Jim Daniels, the Thomas Stockham Baker Professor of English at CMU; and numerous student talks on topics such as Gender, Sexuality, Race (Identity) and Class, Reading the Canon and Social Class and Policy/Politics and Class.

Members of the campus community are invited to attend any or all sessions. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.hss.cmu.edu/pressreleases/pressreleases/newmanclasscolloquium.html