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.

Ingrid Becker, Jan 8th, noon

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

Ingrid Becker

“Coding Sociological Poetics: Self-Expression and the Form of the Questionnaire”

Ingrid Becker is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, January 8th from 12 to 1:30 in Social Science Research Building, Room 106
(Please note the location)

With Respondent:
Peter McDonald
PhD Candidate, Department of English, University of Chicago.

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Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.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

Lindsay Wright, Dec 4th, noon

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

Lindsay Wright

“Performing Talent: Reality Television and Discourses of Musical Ability”

Lindsay Wright is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Music, University of Chicago.

On Monday, December 4th from 12 to 1:30 in Rosenwald 432

With Respondent:
Brad Spiers
PhD Candidate, Department of Music, University of Chicago.

Lindsay Wright’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here.
Additionally, Lindsay has included three clips to be viewed alongside the paper of performances by: Adrian Romoff, Chris Weaver, and Hannah Eyre

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.

Alejandra Azuero, Nov 27th, noon

UPDATE: This workshop has been canceled, check back later for a rescheduled time.

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

Alejandra Azuero

“SCREEN, SCALE, VISUALIZATION
DESIGNING THE NUREMBERG COURTROOM AS A A MEDIA ENVIRONMENT”

Alejandra Azuero is a PhD Student in the Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago.

On Monday, November 27 from 12 to 1:30 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Katherine Fischer Taylor,
Associate Professor of Art History, University of Chicago.

Alejandra Azuero’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.

Oscar Chavez, Nov 13, noon

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

Oscar Chavez

“Strangers in Their Own Land: Alterity and Chicano World-Making in The Revolt of the Cockroach People and Love and Rockets

Oscar Chavez is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, November 13 from 12 to 1:30 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Edgar Garcia,
Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago.

Oscar Chavez’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.

Jean-Thomas Tremblay, Oct 30th, noon

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

Jean-Thomas Tremblay

“The Last Breath: Encountering Finitude in End-of-Life Documentaries”

Jean-Thomas Tremblay is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, October 30th from 12 to 1:30 in Rosenwald 405

With Respondent:
Jennifer Wild,
Associate Professor, Department of Cinema and Media Studies and Romance Languages, University of Chicago.

Jean-Thomas Tremblay’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. Additionally, a short clip from Dying at Grace, to be viewed in conjunction with the paper, 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.

José Antonio Arellano, Oct 16th, Noon

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

José Antonio Arellano

“The Novelist as Artist: José Antonio Villarreal’s Pocho, Liberal Freedom, and the Problem of Culture”

José Arellano is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English, University of Chicago.

On Monday, October 16th from 12 to 1:30 in Rosenwald 405

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

José Arellano’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. Additionally, a short passage from Pocho 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.

Luciana Parisi, Oct 6, 3pm

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

Luciana Parisi

Luciana Parisi is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Rhetoric, University of California Berkeley. She is Chair of the PhD programme in Cultural and Critical Theory, and co-director of the Digital Culture Unit, Goldsmiths University of London.
“Reprograming Decisionism”

On Friday, October 6th at 3pm in Logan 603

With Respondent:
Ina Blom,
Wigeland Visiting Professor, Department of Art History

Luciana Parisi’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.

Gillian White, October 9th, 5pm

The 20th/21st Century Workshop, along with the Poetry and Poetics Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Gillian White

Associate Professor of English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

“The Poetics of Contingency Planning”

On Thursday, October 9th at 5pm in Harper 104

With Respondent:

Rosanna Warren,

Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Professor, Committee on Social Thought

Gillian White’s paper  is available here.
Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

Should you need assistance to attend, contact Peter McDonald (pdmcdonald@uchicago.edu) or Steven Maye (sgmaye@uchicago.edu).

Monday 6/5 at 12pm — Ana Ilievska

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

Ana Ilievska, Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative Literature, Chicago
on Monday, May 22nd at 12pm
in Cobb 219

Ana Ilievska’s paper, “The Sounds of Progress: Words, Humans, and Machines in Eça de Queirós and Luigi Pirandello,” discusses technology, Vico, Heidegger, and some talkative machines in the novel A Cidade e as Serras [The City and the Mountains] (1901) by the Portuguese author Eça de Queirós.
The paper is available here and should be read in advance of the meeting.
Please do not cite or circulate the materials without the permission of the author.

Should you need assistance to attend, contact Nell Pach (npach@uchicago.edu) or Jean-Thomas Tremblay (tremblay@uchicago.edu).