Laura Colaneri, March 9, 3pm

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

Laura Colaneri

Ph.D Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago

“The Haunted Southern Cone: Haunted Houses and the Ghosts of the Disappeared in Chile and Argentina”

On Monday, March 9 from 3:00pm-4:20pm in Rosenwald 405 

with respondent Kaneesha Parsard, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in English, University of Chicago

Laura’s paper is available here. The paper is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Zachary Hope (zhope@uchicago.edu)

Upasana Dutta, February 24

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

Upasana Dutta

Ph.D Candidate in English, University of Chicago

‘The Play’s The Thing’: ‘Acting’ in Haider

On Monday, February 24 from 3:00pm-4:20pm in Rosenwald 405 

with respondent Zachary Hope, Ph.D Candidate in English, University of Chicago

Upasana’s paper is available here. The paper is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access. Optionally, the film that the paper discusses is available on Netflix.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Zachary Hope (zhope@uchicago.edu)

Aarthi Vadde, February 17

The 20th/21st Century Workshop and the Department of English are pleased to welcome:

Aarthi Vadde

Associate Professor of English, Duke University

Universal Language and Contemporary Literariness: Communication, Computation, and the Icon-Novel

On Monday, February 17 from 4:30pm-5:50pm in Classics 312

with respondent Patrick Jagoda, Professor of English and Cinema and Media Studies University of Chicago

Professor Vadde’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. The paper is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access.

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of English. The workshop is free and open to the public.

We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Zachary Hope (zhope@uchicago.edu)

Zoe Hughes, January 27

The 20th/21st Century Workshop and the Theater and Performance Studies Workshop are pleased to welcome:

Zoe Hughes

Ph.D Candidate in English, University of Chicago

Towards a Playful Reading Practice; or, Gaming at Finnegans Wake

On Monday, January 27 from 3:00pm-4:20pm in Rosenwald 405 

with respondent Jordan Pruett, Ph.D Student in English, University of Chicago

Zoe’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. The paper is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Zachary Hope (zhope@uchicago.edu)

Marissa Fenley, January 15

The 20th/21st Century Workshop and the Theater and Performance Studies Workshop are pleased to welcome:

Marissa Fenley

Ph.D Candidate in English, University of Chicago

John W. Cooper’s Minstrel Ventriloquism and the Politics of the Color-line Barbershop

On Wednesday, January 15 from 4:30-6:00pm in Logan 603 

This workshop is co-sponsored with the Theater and Performance Studies workshop. Please note the irregular time and location.

with respondent Tina Post, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow of English, University of Chicago

There will be no pre-circulated paper for the event. However, an abstract for the presentation is available here.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Zachary Hope (zhope@uchicago.edu)