CMCS Grant Opportunities and Deadlines Spring 2020 deadline: March 15 The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer several sources of funding to University of Delaware graduate students and… 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
As a precautionary measure in light of COVID-19, the 16th Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars — “Animaterialities: The Material Culture of Humans (including Humans)” — has been postponed. We… 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
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.
UDAILY writes about Professor Anne Bowler’s class, “Sociology of Art & Culture.” Together, they created a digital gallery of the work of Wilmington artists. Read the full article here!
The Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center announces a special grant funding opportunity for arts & sciences faculty. More information can be found here!
EphemaWHAT?!? This is the title of Sarah Wasserman’s (Assistant Professor, Dept. of English) podcast on ephemera. In the podcast interview, Wasserman explains what is ephemera and why is it worth studying; Check… Read More
The conference “Black Bibliographia: Print/Culture/Art” took place on April 26 and 27 and hosted around one hundred attendants in order to discuss what is a black book. The first day… Read More
Students and faculty from the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware are proud to announce the launch of the first database prototype connecting objects, literature, and… Read More