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

 

Spring Quarter Schedule

April 8 – 12 to 1:20, Walker 403 – Brandon Truett, Ph.D Student in English at the University of Chicago

Guernica, Inc.: Art, Exile, Recirculation” 

Respondent: Miguel Caballero, Collegiate Assistant Professor, Humanities Core

April 15 – 5 to 6:30, 3CT – Jane Elliott (King’s College London)

“The Perverse Universals of the Microeconomic Mode”

Dr. Elliot’s lecture is generously sponsored by 3CT.

April 26 – 4:30-6:00, Logan 802 – Faculty roundtable with the 18th- and 19th-Century Workshop

“The Return of the Nineteenth Century? A Roundtable on Periodization in the Humanities”

Anna Kornbluh (University of Illinois at Chicago), Nasser Mufti (University of Illinois at Chicago), Benjamin Morgan (University of Chicago), and Zachary Samalin (University of Chicago)

May 6 – 12 to 1:20, Walker 403 – Evan Wisdom-Dawson, Ph.D Student in English at the University of Chicago

“The Politics and Semantics of Disaster Relief Funds”

Respondent: Jessica Hurley, Collegiate Assistant Professor, Humanities Core

May 20 – 12 to 1:20, Walker 403 – Korey Williams, Ph.D Student in English at the University of Chicago

“Tongues of Fire”

Respondent: C. Riley Snorton, Professor in the Department of English & Resident in the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

June 3 – 12 to 1:20, Walker 403 – Jacob Harris, Ph.D Student in English at the University of Chicago 

“Public Luxury and the Administration of Modernism in Colonial India, 1857-1931”

Respondent: TBD

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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