20th and 21st Century Cultures Workshop: 2018-19 Schedule

Winter Quarter

Please note that our meeting location has changed to Walker 403 for this quarter.

January 14 – 12:00 – 1:20, Walker 403 – Joel Rhone, Ph.D Student in English at the University of Chicago.

“Shaking the Nation: Fidelity to the Nation in Global Counter-Literatures”

Respondent: Sonali Thakkar, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago

February 11 – 12:00 – 1:20, Walker 403 – Sophie Withers, Ph.D Candidate in English at the University of Chicago

“Other People’s Bodies: Horror and Micro-Allegory in Patrick Hamilton’s The Slaves of Solitude.”

Respondent: Zachary Hope, Ph.D Student in English at the University of Chicago

February 25 (with the TAPS workshop) – 12:00 – 1:20, Logan 801 – Tina Post, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in English: University of Chicago

February 27 (with the 18th-19th Century Workshop)- 4:30 – 6:00, Walker 403 – Stefano Evangelista, Trinity College – University of Oxford

March 11 – 12 to 1:20, Classics 110 – Theodore Martin, Associate Professor of English, University of California, Irvine

“American Literature’s War on Crime”

Fall Quarter 

October 16 – 5 to 6:30, Logan Center 801 – Evan Pensis, Ph.D Student in Music at the University of Chicago.

Title to be announced.

Co-sponsored with the TAPS Workshop. Please note the irregular date and time for this meeting

October 22 – 12 to 1:20, Rosenwald 405 – Laura Winkiel, Associate Professor, English: University of Colorado, Boulder. 

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

Respondent: Brandon Truett, Ph.D Candidate, English: University of Chicago

November 12 – 1 to 2:20, TBD – 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.”

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

November 19 – 12 to 1:20, Rosenwald 405 – Sean DiLeonardi, Ph.D Candidate, English: University of North Carolina

“Cryptographic Reading: Machine Translation, the New Criticism, and Nabokov’s Pnin.”

Respondent: Michael Dango, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Humanities and English: University of Chicago

December 3  – 12 to 1:20, Classics 110 – Lee Jasperse, Ph.D Student, English: University of Chicago.

“Reading After Sexuality With Henry James.”

Respondent: to be announced

Spring Quarter Schedule

to be announced

 

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