The Semiotics Workshop

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Spring 2010 Schedule

The Semiotics Workshop is pleased to announce its Spring 2010 schedule:

Thursday, April 8th, Daniel Rosenblatt

Assistant Professor, Carleton University

“Indigenizing the City: The Construction of Maori Community in Auckland as Representation, Experience, and Self-Making”


Thursday, April 22th, Gregory Thompson

Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago

“The Interactional Recognition of Attention Deficit, Non Sequitur”


Thursday, May 6th, Benjamin White

Anthropology, University of Chicago

“Sovereignty in Discourse: The Semiosis of a Concept in the Works of Thomas Hobbes”


Thursday, May 20th, Sarah Luna

Anthropology, University of Chicago

“Getting Away with Murder: Sovereignty, Subjectivity, and the (Social) Space of Mexican Border Cities”


Thursday, June 3rd, Lily Chumley

Anthropology, University of Chicago

TBA



Dennis Baron – 3/11

“Should Everybody Write? The Destabilizing Technologies of Communication”

Dennis Baron
Professor of English and Linguistics
University of Illinois

Thursday, March 11th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101
Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

Laurence Ralph – 2/25

“Footwork, Foot Soldiers and Gang Mobility: Dilapidated Housing and the Rhythm of Dislocation”

Laurence Ralph
Anthropology, U. Chicago

Thursday, February  25th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101
Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

Johnathan Rosa – 1/28

“’That Doesn’t Count as a Book: That’s Real Life’: Inverted Literacies, Criminalized Intertextualities and Latina/o Identities in a Chicago High School”

Johnathan Rosa
Anthropology,
U. Chicago

Thursday, January 28th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

Shunsuke Nozawa – 1/14

“Counting Everybody: Citizens Movements and Friendship in Postwar Japan”

Shunsuke Nozawa
Anthropology,
U. Chicago

Thursday, January 14th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

Winter 2010 Schedule

The Semiotics Workshop is pleased to announce its Winter 2010 schedule:


Thursday, January 14th, Shunsuke Nozawa

Anthropology, University of Chicago

“Counting Everybody: Citizens Movements and Friendship in Postwar Japan”


Thursday, January 28th, Johnathan Rosa

Anthropology, University of Chicago

“‘That Doesn’t Count as a Book, That’s Real Life ‘: Inverted Literacies, Criminalized Intertextualities and Latina/o Identities in a Chicago High School”


Wednesday, Febuary 17th, Daniel Dayan & Elihu Katz  ** Please Note Day Change **

(Co-Sponsored with Politics, Communication and Society Workshop)

Daniel Dayan, Professor of Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Elihu Katz, Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

TBA


Thursday, February 25th, Laurence Ralph

Anthropology, University of Chicago

“The Force of the Gang: Icons of Disability and the Effect of Consent”


Thursday, March 12th, Dennis Baron

Professor of English and Linguistics, University of Illinois

“Should Everybody Write? The Destabilizing Technologies of Communications”


Jim Goss – Nov. 19

“The Purpose of Poetics in Schizophrenic Discourse Production: Excessive Etymologizing and Repetition in Speech and Gesture

Jim Goss
HD, U. Chicago

Thursday, November 19th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

Eitan Wilf – Nov. 12

“’Improvisation is just like Speaking!’: Language/Music Ideologies and the Avoidance of Institutional Accountability in Post-Secondary Jazz Education

Eitan Wilf
Anthropology, U. Chicago

Thursday, November 12th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

Rupert Stasch – Nov. 5

“The Paradise of the Other’s Material Life in “Tribal Tourism” Encounters: Tourist Wealth and Korowai Purity”

Rupert Stasch
Associate Professor, Anthropology, UC San Diego

Thursday, November 5th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

William Murphy – October 22nd

“Rape and Reported Speech: Language of Sexual Violence in the Civil Wars of Liberia and Sierra Leone”

William Murphy
Lecturer, Anthropology, Northwestern University

Thursday, October 22nd
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served.

The paper is available by request from the graduate student coordinators. For a copy, please email Bill Feeney (wfeeney@uchicago.edu) or Amy McLachlan (amclachlan@uchicago.edu).

Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance, please contact one of the above coordinators in advance.

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