THE GRADUATE PROGRAM FOR CULTURAL STUDIES AT PITT
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4:30-7:00 pm
144 CL & 13th Floor CL
Come and listen to one of our affiliated faculty presenting her research: Our lecturer is Associate Professor Gabriella Lukacs, who will teach the Cultural Studies Common Seminar in Spring 2013. We hope that new students and faculty will benefit from meeting our existing cohorts at this event. It will be a festive occasion, aimed at encouraging intellectual exchange across the disciplines. Refreshments will be served.
Room 144 Cathedral of Learning (English Nationality Room):
4:30 - Giuseppina Mecchia (FRIT), Cultural Studies Program Director: Introductory remarks.
4:40 – Gabriella Lukacs (ANTH) lecture, “The Labor of Cute: Net Idols, Cute Culture, and the Social Factory in Contemporary Japan”
5:30 -- Q & A will follow the lecture
Upstairs on the 13th Floor Cathedral of Learning:
6:00 – Reception with food and wine
Feel free to join us for the lecture, for the reception, or both.