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Institute Schedule 2014


Monday, June 16, 2014

2:00-6:30 PM Participant Check In, Occom Common at Goldstein Residence Hall. At the corner of College Street and Maynard Street, Hanover, NH 03755. Dorm rooms will be accessible at 4pm.

 

6:30-7 PM  Opening Session including Seminar Orientation, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • Donald Pease (Dartmouth College)
  • Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University) 

 

Evening Session, 7:00 PM-10:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • Mark Rifkin (University of North Carolina, Greensboro), "Thinking Osage Spacetime: Allotment and its Queer Disjunctions in Sundown"
  • Duncan Faherty (City University of New York, Graduate Center), "'Revolution, molasses, spirits, and sugar': Isaac Mitchell, Narrative Temporality and the Haitian Revolution"
  • Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University), ""Subaltern Aesthesis"

 

10:30 PM Opening Reception, Filene Foyer in Moore Hall

 

Tuesday, June 17

Morning Session, 9:15 AM-12:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • John Carlos Rowe (University of Southern California), "The Ends of Transnationalism"
  • Yuan Shu (Texas Tech University), "Transnational American Studies: Decolonization and the Transpacific Imaginary"
  • Alan Nadel (University of Kentucky), "Expedient Exaggeration and the Scale of Cold War Farce in North by Northwest"

2:00-5:00 PM - Seminar Rooms (see seminar list in folder)

 

Evening Session, 7:30-10:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • Annie McClanahan (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee), "Credit, Debt, and Social Personhood"
  • Eric W. Lott (City University of New York, Graduate Center), Marx in Texas: Capital, Slavery, and the Revolutionary 1860s"

 

Wednesday, June 18

Morning Session, 9:15 AM-12:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • Colleen Boggs (Dartmouth College), "The Precarious Life of a Civil War Spy"
  • J. Martin Favor (Dartmouth College), "Diversity, Fantasy and Black Presidents: Bulworth and Django Unchained"
  • Amanda Claybaugh (Harvard University), "African-American Literature and the Problem of Reconstruction"

2:00-5:00 PM - Seminar Rooms (see seminar list in folder) 

5:15 -6:45 PM - Barbecue at the BEMA (see map)

Evening Session, 7:30-10:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • Nancy Fraser (New School), "Frontiers of Fetishism: For an Expanded Critique of Capitalism in the 21st Century"
  • Donatella Izzo (Università degli studi di Napoli "L'Orientale"), "Job as Rogue: Breaking Bad"

 

Thursday, June 19

Morning Session, 9:15 AM-12:30 PM, Cook Auditorium, Murdough Hall (see map!)

  • Ivy Schweitzer (Dartmouth College), "The State of Queer Pleasures: Reading Louisa May Alcott's Little Women—or Not"
  • Michael Chaney (Dartmouth College), "Middle Passage, Community, Mise-en-abyme: Or, What Happens When Kyle Baker Changes the Tail of a Dead Slave's Speech Balloon in Nat Turner into an Arrow?"
  • Soyica Diggs Colbert (Georgetown University), "Do You Want to be Well?: Spike Lee's Bamboozled"

2:00-5:00 PM - Seminar Rooms (see seminar list in folder)

Evening Session, 7:30-10:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • Ulla Haselstein (Freie Universität, Berlin), "Narratives of Habit"
  • Caleb Smith (Yale University), "Fictions of Security"
  • Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin), "Narrative and the Forever War"

 

Friday, June 20 

Morning Session, 9:15 AM-12:30 PM, Cook Auditorium

  • Lisa Lowe (Tufts University), "Colonial Difference and the Neoliberal Present"
  • Winfried Fluck (Freie Universität, Berlin), "Readings and Symptomatic Readings: American Studies and the Realities of America"
  • Rita Felski (University of Virginia), "Critical and Postcritical Reading"

2:00-5:00 PM - Seminar Rooms (see seminar list in folder)

 

Evening Session, 7:30-10:30 PM, Filene Auditorium

  • Michael Cobb (University of Toronto), "Your Love Life in Ruins"
  • Bill Brown (University of Chicago), "Re-Assemblages: Art and Artifictuality"

 

Saturday, June 21

Morning Session, 9:15 AM-12:30 PM, Cook Auditorium, Murdough Hall

  • Sandy Alexandre (MIT), "Freedom Is a Hard Grail to Follow: The Black Quest Narrative after Slavery"
  • Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College), "Between the Camp and the Commons: Rights of Bio-Political Passage in Douglass and Melville"
  • Barrymore Anthony Bogues (Brown University), "Stuart Hall, Theory and the World We Live in"

 

2:00-5:00 PM - Seminar Rooms (see seminar list in folder)

 

5:15-11:30 PM, Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn (See Map!)

Final Banquet for Participants and Faculty  

 

Sunday, June 22

11 AM – Participant Check out. Please check your rooms to make sure you haven't forgotten anything, place your keys in the drop box that has been provided for you in Occom Common (where you checked in), and have safe travels!

 

Last Updated: 6/20/14