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Welcome New Faculty

We are pleased to welcome

to the Literature Department!


New Writing Series 2014

The New Writing Series presents Ricardo A. Bracho and Sarah Fran Wisby
October 8, 2014
in the DeCerteau Room of the Literature Building at 4:30-6PM.

Events in de Certeau

New Japanese Writing: Monkey Business Writers Speak
Monday, October 13, 2014
Literature Building Room 155
Flyer (PDF)

Dr. Ron Shane-Shakespeare and Shamanism
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Literature Building Room 155
Flyer (PDF)

Ronak Kapadia
"Warm Data: US Military Imprisonment and the SensorialLife of Empire"
Friday, October 24, 2014
Literature Building Room 155
Flyer (PDF)

Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Neda Atanasoski
Humanitarian Violence: Postsocialism and the Question of Transitional Justice
Thursday, November 13, 2014 4:00pm
Literature Building Room 155
Flyer (PDF)

Employment Opportunities

  • Assistant Professor (10-829) 20th-century contemporary American and/or Asian-American literatures
    [Job #JPF00638]. Deadline 11/15/14
  • Assistant Professor (10-830) of Modern and Contemporary Global Literatures in English [Job #JPF00639] Deadline 11/5/14


Learn About the Principles of Community, a collaboratively developed statement, issued by the chancellor, that provides a framework for diversity and affirms the unique contribution of each member of the UCSD community.
All Literature administrative offices will be closed at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, 10/1/14. Offices will be open again at 8:00 am on Thursday, 10/2/14.
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