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Allison Harris

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Allison Harris

By UM News

 

Allison Harris was a UM Center for the Humanities dissertation fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year. She successfully defended her dissertation Cartographies of Social Death: Abjection and the American Dispossessed. She also presented "Translating Psycho-Linguistic Subjectivity in Julia Alvarez's How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" at the 2017 MELUS conference in Cambridge, MA and she will attend the 2017 New York Metro American Studies Association summer institute entitled "Everything You Wanted to Know About Academic Professionalization (But Were Too Busy Updating Your CV to Ask)" at Columbia University in June.