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Jeffrey Cohen
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Call for Papers: Animal Languages #kzoo2016
Call for Papers: Animal Languages  International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 5/12-5/15 Language provides a particularly rich locus for the exploration of the categories “human” and “animal” in the Middle Ages. Drawing on a tra...
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Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman in the Los Angeles Review of Books
by J J Cohen Hunter Dukes reviews Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman in the latest edition of the Los Angeles Review of Books . The framing of the project is generous, and I'm deeply grateful: such has not been my experience of reviews in the past, which have...
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Futures of the Past @ GW: Subvention for Travel for Grad Student (and Others) Available
by J J Cohen On  Friday October 30  the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (GW MEMSI) will hold  an all day symposium called  Futures of the Past   that will welcome the following scholars to present and converse on recent and forthcoming book p...
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Creativity, Routine, Writing Lockdowns, and the Necessity of Ignoring Those Who Offer Themselves as Example
by J J Cohen This humane, truthful, useful post on How Do We Write?  by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Alexandra Gillespie has already been read more that 7000 times ... and it was published only a little more than a month ago. A larger project has been inspire...
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Assessing Assessment: or Normalizing Constraint
a guest post by Robert McRuer [My department chair and good friend Robert McRuer posted the following as a Facebook update , and I shared it, and his post inspired people enough that I thought: why not take Robert to the Venetian Room , ply him with Manhatt...
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Where Else? Far Out! (BABEL CFPs for Kzoo 2016)
when your search WHERE ELSE FAR OUT on Google Images Please submit your abstracts for these two great sessions for Kzoo 2016! 1. Where Else? [Roundtable] Session Sponsors: BABEL Working Group Session Organizer: Suzanne Conklin Akbari (University of Toronto)...
when your search WHERE ELSE FAR OUT on Google Images Please submit your abstracts for these two great sessions for Kzoo 2016! 1. Where Else? [Roundtable] Session Sponsors: BABEL Working Group Session Organizer: Suzanne...
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The Selfie and the Self
by J J Cohen You might enjoy  this piece from the Atlantic about branding, the rainbow selfies of Facebook, and the Luttrell Psalter  (among other things).
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Subvention for Graduate Students (and Others) to attend "Futures of the Past" @ GW
On  Friday October 30  the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (GW MEMSI) will hold an all day symposium called  Futures of the Past   that will welcome the following scholars to present and converse on recent and forthcoming book projects that p...
On Friday October 30 the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (GW MEMSI) will hold an all day symposium called Futures of the Past that will welcome the following scholars to present and converse on recent and forth...
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Professor of English and Director of the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, George Washington University, Washington DC
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  • Harvard University
    English Literature and Language, 1987 - 1992
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