Graduate Workshops

Information about the Graduate Workshop Requirement for MA/PhD students can be found on the Coursework page.


Medieval - September 28, 2018 
Misty Schieberle, University of Kansas 

Human Rights - October 18, 2018
TBA Naming (In)Justice: Rights and Resistance Across Queer Migrations and Trafficking
Symposium and Workshop in conjunction with the Human Rights in Transit discovery theme

Kane Lecture - March 19-20, 2019
Wai Chee Dimock, Yale University

Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies

20th C Literature/Gender & Sexuality Studies - April 11-12, 2019
Heather Love, University of Pennsylvania


US Ethnic and Postcolonial - November 3, 2017
Dr. Leela Gandhi, Brown University

Human Rights - February 8-9, 2018
Dr. Abosede George, Barnard & Columbia University

Medieval - February 2018 
Misty Schieberle, University of Kansas - moved to Autumn 2018

Narrative - date TBA
Joe Bray, University of Sheffield 

English & Latin American Novel - date TBA
David Kurnick, Rutgers 


Renaissance Roland Greene, Stanford University 
Environmental Studies Allen MacDuffie, University of Texas-Austin
18th Century Lynn Festa, Rutgers
Kane Lecture Ursula Heise, UCLA

Rhetoric, Composition Literacy Studies Asao Inoue, University of Washington-Tacoma
Theory & Environmental Studies Imre Szeman, University of Alberta


20th-21st Century Peter Kalliney, University of Kentucky
American Ellen Garvey, New Jersey City University
History of the Book Randall McLeod, University of Toronto
Rhetoric, Composition Literacy Studies + Black Lives Matter Carmen Kynard, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Medieval Workshop Timothy Graham, University of New Mexico


British Literature Nancy Yousef, City University of New York
Film Studies Terri Francis, Indiana University
Human Rights Julietta Hua, University of California San Diego
Kane Lecture D.A. Miller, University of California Berkeley
Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies Jonathan Alexander, University of California Irvine


18th Century Jonathan Kramnick, Johns Hopkins University
Disability Studies Bridget Haas, Case Western Reserve University
Human Rights Elora Chowdhury, University of Massachusetts
Renaissance (Kane Lecture) Stephen Orgel, Stanford University 
Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies (Corbett Lecture) Margaret Price, Spelman College
US Ethnic and Postcolonial Lisa Tatonetti, Kansas State University


20th-21st Century (Kane Lecture) Ramón Saldívar, Stanford University
American Lisa Gitelman, New York University
Folklore Donald Haase, Wayne State University
Human Rights Eunjung Kim, University of Wisconsin Madison
Narrative Alan Nadel, University of Kentucky
Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, Indiana-Purdue University Ft. Wayne


19th Century British Leah Price, Harvard University
Human Rights Anne Cubilie, Consultant in Gender, Human Rights, and Education at the United Nations and Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College

Literacy Studies/Folklore/Linguistics Kirk Hazen, University of West Virginia
Medieval and Renaissance James Simpson, Harvard University 
Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies Arabella Lyon, SUNY Buffalo
U.S. Ethnic and Postcolonial (Kane Lecture) Lisa Lowe, University of California San Diego