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by (RSS) Arts and Culture, Talent | October 4th, 2012 2:59pm CDT | Comments Off on Global Hamlets: Memphis as Cultural Crossroads Continues

To see Symposium poster, click here. “Globalization” has now been a buzzword for over half a century. Whether one valorizes or villifies the notion, it’s often presumed that the process of globalization is moving us inexorably toward world-wide interconnectedness. But as the University of Memphis’ Wanda Rushing has argued, globalization is rarely uniform. Instead, it […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | March 7th, 2010 5:59pm CDT | 1 Comment

“Green Shakespeare?” When my Rhodes College students mention to their friends and family that they are taking a seminar in this topic, they are often met with incredulity: what on earth does the Bard have to do with environmental studies? The incredulity sometimes reveals a skepticism towards any apparently trendy topic in literary studies, but […]

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