Just wanted to share with all of you the remarkable blog unfolding over at H-Afro-Am titled "Of the Study of Race and Culture in America." Following up on Langston Hughes' February 1 birthday, today's post is about his childhood in Lawrence, KS.
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I am looking for a partner who would like to collaborate with me in a new program that the German Historical Institute just put on: a binational research tandem. I think it is a wonderful opportunity for new post-docs, tenured faculty on sabbatical, and anyone who can and would like to spend an academic year at the GHI in Washington DC.
I am a German post-doc working on the nexus of food culture, migration, and ethnicity. I am looking for a North American partner. Note that there are two thematic specializations:
I am a postdoc at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and I am looking for a roommate from Wed, October 7-Sat, October 10 for the upcoming ASA meeting in Toronto. Message me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are looking for a roommate for those approximate dates. I am also willing to consider someone who only needs a roommate for the dates of October 8-10.
In response to the lively discussion regarding readings that consider an object, we have started a "Readings of Interest" page at H-Material-Culture. The page currently lists all of the books, articles, essays, and websites that came up as part of this discussion. However, we will add other lists as topics of interest arise.