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PS Colloquium Series-Undergraduate Discussion: Professor Rebecca Mark at the UO!

The Department of Political Science and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance invite you to an open discussion for undergraduate students with Rebecca Mark, Professor of American Literature at Tulane University. Join us on Thursday, April 6 in PLC 905 from 3:15 – 4:15 pm for the opportunity to talk with an expert!


“Visceral Graphism and the Mending of Democracy”

Professor Rebecca Mark is the author of works on southern literature, women’s fiction, civil rights literature, and trauma in American culture. Her book The Dragon’s Blood: Feminist Intertextuality in the Golden Apples won the Eudora Welty Prize and she is the latest recipient (2010) of the Phoenix Award for distinguished Achievement in Eudora Welty Studies. University of Virginia Press published Ersatz America: Hidden Traces, Graphic Texts, and the Mending of Democracy in 2014. She was one of the founding members of the Deep South Regional Humanities Center (now the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South), the founding director of the Newcomb College Institute for women, and the founding Director of the Center for Academic Equity.

This is an informal discussion without a presentation–just an opportunity to interact. Come by, ask questions, and talk with a political scientist!

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Foster Political Science Speaker Series Fund, and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance.



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