The Filipino & Philippine Studies working group discusses critical and emerging scholarship to unite the distinct fields of Filipino Studies and Philippine studies.
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The Francophone Studies working group fosters interdisciplinary conversation on topics arising from the French colonial empire and its aftermath in contemporary France and the postcolonial world.
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In October the Townsend Center hosted a memorial to physician and author Oliver Sacks which featured a panel of scholars who are also lovers of his work discussing Sacks’ legacy and influence.
The San Francisco Chronicle recounts how Professor of Art History Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby’s online search for Sojourner Truth cartes de visite led to a book on the abolitionist.
The Townsend Center's Art of Writing Program unites undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty in the pursuit of writing well.