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Battleground States Graduate Student Conference: The Body and Culture

Posted by bgsuenglish on February 18, 2008

51n8d9m3w6l_aa240_.jpgThis coming Friday and Saturday will mark the third year for the Battleground States Graduate Student Conference: The Body and Culture, and it will be the biggest one yet in terms of conference sessions and attendees. This conference is being hosted by Culture Club, an organization of graduate students from American Culture Studies, Popular Culture, Theatre/Film, Communications Studies, English, and other graduate programs in the humanities and social sciences at BGSU.

Sessions and panels will run all day Friday and Saturday, February 22 and 23. All conference sessions will be held on the third floor of the BGSU Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The keynote talk for the conference will be delivered on Saturday at 6:00 by Dr. Philip Auslander, Professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture at Georgia Tech, and author of Performing Glam Rock: Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music (University of Michigan Press, 2006).

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