Zachary Hope, May 31st, Noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Zachary Hope

“Blitz-Reading and the Unhousing of the British Novel, or How to Handle Books Like Bombs”

Zachary Hope is a PhD Student in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Thursday, May 31st from 12-1:20 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Rachel Kyne, Postdoctoral Humanities Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago,

Zachary Hope’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. Additionally, Zachary has attached an optional reading from Graham Greene’s Ministry of Fear that he discusses in the paper. That reading can be found here.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz, May 21, noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz

“Gloria Anzaldúa and Nation-Form: Between Mestizaje and Nepantla”

Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz is a PhD Student in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, May 21st from 12-1:20 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Chris Taylor, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago,

Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Katerina Korola, April 30th, noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Katerina Korola

“Hot-House Flowers of the Avant-Garde: The Greenhouse Grotesque from Jugendstil to Dada”

Katerina Korola is a PhD Student in Cinema and Media Studies & Art History, University of Chicago

On Monday, April 30th from 12-1:20 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Nicholas Baer, Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

Katerina Korola’s paper, to be read in advance,  is available here. Additionally, some images to be viewed and discussed in conjunction with the paper can be found here. The paper is password protected, so please write to the coordinators if you need it.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Noah Hansen, April 16th, Noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Noah Hansen

“The War-Bound-Subject: Racialization as Military Preparation in Chester Himes’ If He Hollers Let Him Go

Noah Hansen is a PhD Student in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, April 16th from 12-1:20 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Adrienne Brown, Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago,

Noah Hansen’s paper, to be read in advance,  is available here. Additionally, a short passage from If He Hollers Let Him Go to be read in conjunction  can be found here.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Lynn Spigel, April 2nd, noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Lynn Spigel

“TV Snapshots: An Archive of Everyday Life”

Lynn Spigel is Frances Willard Professor of Screen Cultures at Northwestern University

On Monday, April 2nd from 12-1:30pm in the Cobb Hall, Room 102
(Please note the location)

There is no paper to be read in advance of the workshop.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Florence Dore, March 5th, 4pm

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Florence Dore

“Lorrie Moore’s Ends: Rock Moms and the Half-Life of Humanity” & The Introduction to Novel Sounds: Southern Fiction in the Age of Rock and Roll

Florence Dore is a Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

On Monday, March 5th from 4pm-5:30pm in the Social Science Research Building, Room 106
(Please note the location)

Florence Dore’s paper and book introduction, to be read in advance, are available here.
Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Kevin Kimura, Feb 12th, noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop, in coordination with the Theater and Performance Studies Workshop, is pleased to welcome:

Kevin Kimura

“The Weird Pullman Porter: Race and Antimodernism at the Closing of the Frontier”

Kevin Kimura is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, February 12th from 12-1:30
(Location to be announced soon)

With Respondent:
Christopher Taylor, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago

Kevin Kimura’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here.
Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.

Sharvari Sastry and Marissa Fenley, Jan 22nd, 4:30pm

The 20th/21st Century Workshop, in coordination with the Theater and Performance Studies Workshop, is pleased to welcome:

Sharvari Sastry and Marissa Fenley

Perform “Byron: A Play”

Sharvari Sastry and Marissa Fenly are PhD Students in the Department of English and Theater and Performance Studies, University of Chicago.

On Monday, January 22nd from 4:30 to 6:30 in the Logan Center for the Arts, Room 802
(Please note the location)

With Respondent:
Leslie Danzig, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts in the Division of the Humanities, the Committee on Theater and Performance Studies, University of Chicago

In advance of the performance, Sharvari Sastry and Marissa Fenley ask you to read a section of Stein’s text, available here.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu), workshop coordinators.