Friday, November 13th, 2015

Allen Tran: “The anxieties of romantic and unrequited love in post-reform Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam” – November 11, 2014

What Ho Chi Minh City residents worry about as they fall in and out of

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Friday, November 13th, 2015

Jennifer Silva: “Re-Imagining Adulthood: How Working-Class Youth Negotiate Intimacy, Community, and Self-Worth in the Neoliberal Era” – October 29, 2014

What does it mean to “grow up” today? Traditional markers of adulthood – moving out,

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Friday, November 13th, 2015

Kevin Daly: “Ancient Eyes, and Dis(abilities): Classical Greek Perspectives on Physical Difference” – February 4, 2014

This presentation reviews recent contributions of disability studies to Classics and Classics to disability studies.

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Friday, November 13th, 2015

Bastian Heinsohn: “The Language of the Street: On the Use of Graffiti in Post-Unification Berlin Films” – November 21, 2013

The New York Times calls Berlin the “graffiti capital” of the world. Ever since the

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Friday, November 13th, 2015

Vincent Stephens: “Rocking the Closet: Queer Musicians and Limits of the Closet” – April 3, 2013

Was the 1950s as oppressive for gay musicians as we think? Stephens argues that though

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