Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference—2005
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
9:15 Opening Remarks
- Professor Susan Gustafson, Driector, Susan B. Anthony Institute
9:30 Panel I: Gendering Practices
Panel Moderator: Professor Joan Saab, Visual and Cultural Studies
- Peter Hobbs, Visual and Cultural Studies, "The Melodrama of Gender: A Genealogy of Sadness"
- Miriam Margala, English and Linguistics, "Gender and/in Translation"
- Jenny Douglas, English, "The Performative Utterance in Samuel Beckett's Not I"
- Amy Steed, Warner Graduate School, "Mary Cassatt: A Brush with the Professions"
11:00 Panel II: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Panel Moderator: Professor Jeffrey Tucker, English
- Alison Ehrmann Hager, English, "A Gendered Nation: Black Nationalism, Black arts and Gayl Jones' Corregidora"
- Shaza Khan, Warner Graduate School, "Desis in Diaspora:Re/presenting Hybrid Identities Through Bhangra"
- Makini Walker Sharpe, Warner Graduate School, "Balancing Equation: African American Teacher's Pedagogy as Commitment and Responsibility to African American Students"
12:15 Lunch: Gamble Room
1:30 Keynote Address
- Professor Tim Dean, University of Buffalo, "Breeding Culture: Barebacking, Bugchasing, Giftgiving"
Introduction by Professor Andres Nader, Modern Languages and Cultures
2:45 Panel III: Sexuality and the Politics of Visibility
Panel Moderator: Professor Kimberly Healey, Modern Languages and Cultures
- Dinah Holtzman, Visual and Cultural Studies, "From Homosociality to Homoeroticism: The Evolution of Dostana (Male Friendship) in Contemporary Bollywood Cinema"
- Amira Richler, English, "AIDS and the Crisis of Vision: The Limits of Visibility and Invisibility in Derek Jarman's Blue and Gary Fisher's Gary in Your Pocket"
- Derek Rushton, Visual and Cultural Studies, "Alternative Geographies of Identity: Two Decades of Art and HIV/AIDS Activism in Toronto"
4:15 Reception: Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
- Closing remarks: Professor Susan Gustafson, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute