Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference—Fall 2001

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Friday October 19, 2001

9:00 AM Opening Reception

9:30AM Welcoming Remarks

  • Lisa Cartwright, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute; Associate Professor of English and of Visual and Cultural Studies

9:45AM Jennifer Klein Hudak '01 (PhD, Department of English), Life as a Recent PhD Recipient

10:15AM Morning Keynote Address

  • 2001-2002 Susan B. Dissertation Fellow Joseph Wlodarz, English/Film Studies, "The Anti-Shaft?: Antonio Fargas and Black Masculinity in the Blaxploitation Era"

10:45 AM Panel I

  • Su-ching Huang, English, "Post-Colonial City, Transnational Subjects: Diana Chang's Frontiers of Love"

  • Claire Sykes, Visual & Cultural Studies, "Claude Cahun: Identity Politics and the Politics of History"

  • Karan Vaswani, English, "Hybridity and Castration: I. Allan Sealys's The Trotter-Nama and the Pervasive Figure of the Hybrid-as-Hijra in Contemporary Indian Fiction in English"

  • Respondent: Lisa Cartwright, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute; Associate Professor of English and of Visual and Cultural Studies

12:15PM Lunch and Student Informational Session

1:30PM Panel II

  • Jennifer Douglas, English, "'Tangled' Relationships and Kaleidoscopic Lives: Learning Freedom Within the Web of Family"

  • Mary Henold, History, "Icebreakers for Frailer Crafts: America's Radical Nuns and the Pursuit of Gospel Feminism, 1969-1980"

  • Respondent: Catherine Soussloff, Professor of Art and Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

3PM Panel III

  • Anjili Babbar, English, "When flesh 'has been made holy'... The Body (De)Sacrilized in Sade's Justine, ou les Malheurs de la Vertu"

  • April Miller, English, "Introducing Artemis: Woman as Hunter in Politics, Practice and Poetry"

  • Anne Zanzucchi, English, "House Slaves and Domestic Brutes: Mary Wollstonecraft's Humanitarian Concerns"

  • Respondent: Thomas Hahn, Professor of English

4:20PM Afternoon Keynote Adress

  • 2001-2002 Susan B. Dissertation Fellow Jacalyn Eddy, History, "Bookwomen: Creating a Cultural Empire in Children's Publishing, 1919-1939"

4:55PM Closing Remarks

5:00PM Wine and Cheese Reception

Conference Planners: Jennifer Ailles and Dan Humphrey

The conference is co-sponsored by: Department of English, Film and Media Studies Program, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Friends Association, Graduate Organizing Group, and Department of History.

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