Jed Murr receives Fulbright US Scholar award to Slovenia

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IAS faculty member Jed Murr has received a Fulbright US Scholar award to Slovenia, where he will work with students, educators, and cultural workers in two major institutions to explore the possibilities and problems that emerge when performing the transnational work of American Studies, Black Studies, and Ethnic Studies in classrooms and arts spaces outside of the US university.

In the Department of English at the University of Ljubljana, he will teach Ethnic American Literature, and at the World of Art, School for Curatorial Practices and Critical Writing, a program of the Center for Contemporary Arts in Ljubljana, he will lead a seminar on contemporary Black expressive cultures in the US and participate actively in the program.