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Institute Schedule 2013


Monday, June 17, 2013 

 

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

 

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

  • John Carlos Rowe (University of Southern California): "Moby-Dick and Globalization"
  • Jennifer Fleissner (Indiana University): "America, the Novel, the Will"
  • Gregory Jay (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee): "Not Everybody's Protest Novel: White Antiracist Fiction from Stowe to Stockett"

 

10:45 PM - 12:00 AM  Opening Reception, Filene Foyer in Moore Hall

 

Tuesday, June 18

 

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

  • Erika Doss (University of Notre Dame): "Semiotic Disobedience, Purposeful Anger: Memorials and Cultural Vandalism."
  • Glenn Hendler (Fordham University): "Keywords: From Print Volume to Digital Humanities Project."
  • Hamilton Carroll (University of Leeds): "Second Acts: Recession Era Print Fictions of Crisis Masculinity."

 

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

 

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

  • Branka Arsic (Columbia University): "Vital Relics: Thoreau's Ontology of Things."
  • Ivy Schweitzer (Dartmouth): "Native Sovereignty and the Archive: Samson Occom and Digital Humanities"
  • Alan Nadel (University of Kentucky): "LOST in Iraq."

 

Wednesday, June 19

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

  • Giorgio Mariani (Università di Roma "La Sapienza"): "Violence, Language, and Stephen Crane's 'A Mystery of Heroism': A Burkean Approach to War Literature"
  • Caleb Smith (Yale University): "Charismatic Abjection."
  • Cindi Katz (City University of New York): "Natures of American Studies"

 

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

 

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

  • Nancy Fraser (New School): "Capitalism: What Is It and What Should We Do about It?"
  • Colleen Boggs (Dartmouth College): "Serializing Violence: Harper's Weekly and the Civil War Draft Riots."
  • Sangjun Jeong (Seoul National University): "State of American Studies in Korea."

 

 

Thursday, June 20

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

  • Tyrone Simpson (Vassar College): "The End(s) of Black Autobiography"
  • Russ Castronovo (University of Wisconsin): "Printscape and the Memes of Revolution"?
  • Brian Edwards (Northwestern University): "Argo Fuck Yourself: Ben Affleck in Iran"

 

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

 

Evening Session, 7:30-10:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall (see map!)

  • Stephanie Foote (University of Illinois, Urbana): "Sustainability and the Futures of American Literary Study."
  • Danuta Fjellestad (Uppsala Universitet): "The Next Big Thing"
  • Miles Orvell (Temple University): "Going to Ruins: Photography as Cultural Narrative."

 

Friday, June 21

 

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

  • Donatella Izzo (Università degli studi di Napoli "L'Orientale"): "'The Specter Is the Future': Cold Case and the Scene of Mourning."
  • Chris Castiglia, (Penn State University): "The Post-Critique Turn and the Practices of Hope"
  • Donald Pease (Dartmouth): "Between the Camp and the Commons"

 

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

 

Evening Session, 7:30-10:30 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall (see map!)

  • Tim Dean (University at Buffalo, State University of New York): "Stumped: The Pornography of Disability."
  • Eric W. Lott (University of Virginia): "Obama Unchained"

 

Saturday, June 22

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

  • Ken Warren (University of Chicago): "A Matter of Context: Further Reflections on What Was African American Literature?"
  • Lisa Lowe (Tufts University): "Liberty, Imperial Governance, and Anglo-American trade in Post-Opium War Hong Kong"
  • Ramón Soto-Crespo (University at Buffalo, State University of New York): "Circum-Atlantic Trash: Despised Forms and Postwar Caribbean Fiction"

 

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

 

Evening Session, 7:00-9:00 PM – Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn

  • Soyica Diggs Colbert (Dartmouth College): "'Why Do You Look for the Living among the Dead?': Resurrecting Black Movements"
  • Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University): "The Aesthetic Atlantic: Genealogies of Kinlessness."

Last Updated: 6/16/13