Working Groups Related to Literature

The Foundations of Literary Theory and Cultural Criticism group discusses texts foundational to contemporary theories of literature, culture, and identity politics.

The Filipino & Philippine Studies working group discusses critical and emerging scholarship to unite the distinct fields of Filipino Studies and Philippine studies.

The Berkeley Translation Studies working group brings together members of the UC Berkeley community who share an interest in this interdisciplinary field addressing issues of cultural, linguistic, socio-political, and creative...

French and Francophone Film working group meets to view and discuss French-language films.

The Transnational & Ethnic American Studies working group fosters interdisciplinary conversation about transnational, postcolonial, and decolonial methods of scholarly inquiry.

The Slavic Languages & Literatures "Kruzhok", founded on the model of academic circles (kruzhki) in nineteenth-century Russian universities, explores Slavic literary and linguistic culture.

The Nineteenth-Century and Beyond British Cultural Studies working group provides a forum to discuss new research on the literature and culture of the long nineteenth century.

The Latin American Art and Literature working group encourages conversation among scholars of Latin American visual, textual, and literary production.

The History of the Book working group discusses a wide variety of topics related to reading practices and the materiality of the text.

The Frankfurt School working group traces the works of the Frankfurt School.