Note from the Director
IFUSS Director and Co-Founder Jane Desmond and IFUSS Consulting Director and Co-Founder Virginia Dominguez with guest lecturer Ricardo Salvatore (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires).
Jane Desmond and Virginia Domingez founded IFUSS in 1995. Desmond is also past President of the International American Studies Association. Dominguez is also past President for the American Anthropological Association.
WE HAVE MOVED! We have moved to our new location in the Armory building. The new office location gives us more space for our visiting scholars and writing workshops. The new location is just across from the Main Library. Please stop by and see us at 340 Armory (Northeast corner), 505 E. Armory.
IFUSS Graduate Fellow Judith Ramos from Sinaloa, Mexico, and IFUSS Consulting director Virginia Dominguez explore one of the parks in Champaign, Illinois, and its seasonal "mini-zoo!" (2014)
****NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM IFUSS FELLOWS****
Interview with Prof. Hyang Jin Jung, Chair, Dept. of Anthropology, Seoul National University
IFUSS Writing Workshops (beginning in Fall 2013)
In Fall 2013, IFUSS initiated a series of WRITING WORKSHOPS, held weekly throughout most of the academic year, in which two colleagues shared work-in-progress. For more information, please visit Current Events
Double issue of Comparative American Studies (#1 and 2, 2014).
"America" in India: Essays on the Impact of the United States and the Concept of "America" on the Indian Cultures and Practices now available as Comparative American Studies Special Issue (Volume 12 Issues 1-2) at http://www.maneyonline.com/loi/cas
IFUSS Book Series
Interviews with IFUSS Fellows
Sangjun Jeong: American Studies in the Pacific
Rama Alapati: Popular Culture Studies in the U.S. and India
Massimo Rubboli: Civil Religion and Civil Spirituality
Zuzana Buchowska: Indigenous Knowledge Recovery and Food Sovereignty
Pilar Martínez Benedí: Melville's Fluid Worldview: Movement, Affect, Sensation