Fall Quarter Schedule

Oct. 6 – 3 to 4:20- Luciana Parisi,  Reader in Cultural Theory, Chair of the PhD programme, Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London
“Reprograming Decisionism”
Respondent: Ina Blom, Wigeland Visiting Professor, Department of Art History

Oct 9 – 5 to 6:20 – Gillian White, Associate Professor of English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: “The Poetics of Contingency Planning” (cosponsored with the Poetry and Poetics Workshop)
Respondent: Rosanna Warren, Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Professor, Committee on Social Thought

Oct 16 – 12 to 1:20 – José Antonio Arellano, PhD Candidate in English, University of Chicago, “The Novelist as Artist: José Antonio Villarreal’s Pocho, Liberal Freedom, and the Problem of Culture”
Respondent: Adrienne Brown, Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago

Oct 30 – 12 to 1:20 – Jean-Thomas Tremblay, PhD Candidate in English, University of Chicago, “The Last Breath: Encountering Finitude in End-of-Life Documentaries”
Respondent: Jennifer Wild,  Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

Nov 13 – 12 to 1:20 – Oscar Chavez, PhD Candidate in English, University of Chicago, “Strangers in Their Own Land: Alterity and Chicano World-Making in The Revolt of the Cockroach People and Love and Rockets” 
Respondent: Edgar Garcia, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago

Nov 27 – 12 to 1:20 – Alejandra Azuero, PhD Student in Anthropology, “Screen, Scale, Visualization: Designing the Nuremberg Courtroom as a Media Environment.”
Respondent: Katherine Fischer Taylor, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Chicago

Dec 4th – 12 to 1:20 – Lindsay Wright, PhD Candidate in Music, “Performing Talent: Reality Television and Discourses of Musical Ability”
Respondent: Brad Spiers, PhD Candidate, Department of Music

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