Kaneesha Parsard, November 12, 1pm

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

Kaneesha Parsard

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in English, University of Chicago

‘They all said that they loved her’: West Indian Kept Women in the Beacon Group’s Barrack Yard Literatures

On Monday, November 12th from 1pm-2:20pm in Wieboldt Hall 103.

PLEASE NOTE the irregular time and location of this workshop.

with respondent Christopher Taylor, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago

Kaneesha Parsard’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, she has included James Cummings’ 1931 short story “Barrack Rooms” (~1 page), as shared material for discussion. The paper itself is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.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. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Laura Winkiel, October 22, Noon

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

Laura Winkiel

Associate Professor of English, University of Colorado, Boulder.

“A Queer Ecology of the Sea: Reading Virginia Woolf’s The Waves

On Monday, October 22nd from 12pm-1:20pm in Rosenwald 405.

Laura Winkiel’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, she has provided some introductory comments and a women’s suffrage poster from 1910 as shared material for discussion.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.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. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Evan Pensis, October 16th, 5pm

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

Evan Pensis

Evan Pensis is a Ph.D Student in Music and Theater and Performance Studies

On Tuesday, October 16th from 5-6:30pm in Logan Center 801
Please note the irregular time and location for this workshop.

There is no paper to be read in advance.

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 the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu).

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.