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New book released by Kevin J. Burke

October 27, 2011

We get our fixed - or malleable - notions of sexuality and gender from a variety of sources: family expectations, a hyper sexualizing media gaze, and through the dictates of those great monoliths, Faith and Obedience within a/the Church. However, gender is also being formed in the well-worn halls and the ordered environment of classrooms: schools are the great throughways where gender gets most articulated - bartered for and with - during adolescence.

English Doctoral Candidate Receives Dissertation Fellowship

October 14, 2011 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Lauren Rich, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of English, has been awarded a 2011–12 American Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association of University Women for her research on food in early 20th century British and colonial fiction. Fewer than 10 percent of the more than 900 applicants were given fellowships.…