Check out Dr. Sarah Wasserman’s recent contribution, “Thing Theory,” to Oxford Bibliographies Online. If you’ve been looking for a resource dedicated to material culture studies and thing theory, this publication is for you! Wasserman summarizes… Read More
How could any Belgian graphic novel escape Tintin’s shadow? Enter Brecht Evens’s The Making Of. To find out more, check out Dr. Sarah Wasserman’s new article published in Public Books, an online… Read More
And that’s a wrap (for now)! Congrats to our 14 DELPHI Fellows and thanks to our 17 guest speakers for an outstanding two weeks. During the Delaware Public Humanities Institute… Read More
CMCS is proud to feature Matthew Rinkevich’s online learning resource, built with his material culture colloquium. Students engaged in independent research to catalog objects they found in plays they read… Read More
“Animaterialities: The Material Culture of Animals (including Humans)” has been rescheduled for April 23-24, 2021. This page will be updated with conference details as they become available.
UD’s Center for Material Culture Studies encourages students engaged in material culture studies to apply for DELPHI (Delaware Public Humanities Institute) fellowships for summer 2020. The 2020 Delaware Public Humanities Institute will take… Read More
Professor Jennifer Van Horn took her graduate seminar, “Landscapes of Slavery,” to Charlottesville (UVA’s campus, Monticello, and Montpelier) to experience plantation landscapes firsthand & to consider how these spaces are… Read More
King George III will not stay on the ground. Ever since a crowd in New York City toppled his equestrian statue in 1776, burying some of the parts and melting… Read More
CMCS Grant Opportunities and Deadlines with October 15th Deadlines Fall 2019 deadline: October 15 The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer several sources of funding to University… Read More
The Communal Studies Association is holding its annual conference at Winterthur October 17-19, 2019. This year’s theme is “Space, Place, and the Spirit of Material Culture. See here for more details.