Milwaukee 2013

MMLA Annual Convention, November 7-10, 2013, at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Friday, November 8, 2013

 

30. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points – Panel 1 of 8

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Juneau)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: Emerson's Civil War
Chair: Christopher Hanlon, Eastern Illinois University

1. Emerson, Douglass, and Proleptic Civil War Historiography
Jeffrey Insko, Oakland University

2. Uses, and Reuses, of Great Men
Elizabeth Duquette, Gettysburg College

3. The "Tonic" of War: Emerson's Pragmatic Realism
Ian Finseth, University of North Texas

4. Emerson and American Memory after the Civil War
Randall Fuller, University of Tulsa

For additional panels, see sessions – 47, 81, 99, 118, 135, 171, 189

 

31. Spanish III: Latin American Literature – Panel 1 of 5

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Kilbourn)

Topic: Open topic
Chair: Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Secretary: Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University

1. El ensayo y la crónica de Mario Vargas Llosa
César Ferreira, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. From São Paulo to Saint Petersburg: Nomadic Writing in O filho da mãe, by Bernardo Carvalho
Luciana Namorato, Indiana University

3. Héctor Abad Faciolince: de El olvido… a La memoria… (2011)
Germán Carrillo, Marquette University

For additional panels, see sessions – 48, 65, 82, 100

 

32. Festival of Language-The Art of Hybridity – Panel 1 of 8

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Oak)

Topic: Formerly One Art: Poetry, Performance, and Praxis
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University
Secretary: Amy Eggert, Illinois State University

1. Notes on Poetry-Performance from Verse Wisconsin
Wendy Vardaman, Verse Wisconsin

2. Converting the Play: from March on Milwaukee to 200 Nights and One Day
Margaret Rozga, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha

3. Overpass Light Brigade & the People's Bandwidth: Night Messages in Public Space
Lane Hall, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

4. Picto-Poetics: Hybridity in Traditional and Contemporary Native Arts
Kimberly M. Blaeser, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

For additional panels, see sessions – 49, 83, 120, 137, 173, 210, 223

 

33. Film I

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Wright A)

Topic: Passing as Human in Film
Chair: Matthew Bowman, Independent Scholar
Co-chair: Paul Huggins, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Secretary: Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

1. Exploring the Morality of Advanced Robotics and Genetic Engineering through Film: An Analysis of AI: Artificial Intelligence; I, Robot; The Island; and Never Let Me Go
Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

2. Long Live the New Flesh-Defining the Human; or, How Hannibal, Hal 9000, and Rowdy Roddy Piper Learn to Be More than Human
Matthew Bowman, Independent Scholar

 

34. German Literature and Culture I – Panel 1 of 2

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Wright B)

Topic: Art and Artifice in German Literature
Chair: James Jones, Central Michigan University

1. "Another Sun"--The Exile's Condemnation to Silence. A Play by Dorothy Thompson and Fritz Kortner
Reinhold Bubser, University of Northern Iowa

2. Fact-Fiction Ambiguity: Arthur Becker's Theatrical Representation of the Nazi Concentration Camp Mauthausen
Siegrun Wildner, University of Northern Iowa

3. The Bitter Magic of Illusions: Friedrich Hollaender's Cabaret Revue Futschikato (1961)
Alan Lareau, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

For additional panel, see session - 51

 

35. Is the Artist Present?: Post-Modern Conceptions of the Author

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Wright C)

Chair: W. Brett Wiley, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

1. Nabokov, Kinbote, and Shade: The Three Authorial Referents of Pale Fire
Emily Workman, Marquette University

2. Bryan Stanley Johnson: Writing as Though it Mattered
Melanie Seddon, University of Portsmouth

3. The Living Human Holding the Pencil: Death and Authorship in David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King
Philip Sayers, University of Toronto

 

36. Hybrid Identity & Aesthetics in Contemporary Asian-American Literature

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (MacArthur)

1. Soul Food: Poor Nutrition & Identity Loss/Performance in The God of Small Things & Blu's Hanging
Teniesha Kessler-Emanuel, University of South Dakota

2. Innovation Against Autobiography: (De)Problematizing Representation in Blu's Hanging
David Levine, University of South Dakota

3. Postcolonial Aesthetics of Trauma Narratives in Chang Rae Lee's A Gesture Life (1999) and Kazuo Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans (2000)
Eunah Lee, Michigan State University

 

37. Bibliography and Textual Studies

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Mitchell)

Topic: Framing Race in Medieval Texts
Chair: Thomas Blake, University of Iowa
Co-chair: Michael Sarabia, University of Iowa

1. The Anglo-Saxon: Jew, for Jesus
Spenser Santos, University of Iowa

2. Building One Britain: Welsh Contribution to Geoffrey of Monmouth's New Mythology
Anessa Kemna, Independent Scholar

3. East and West: Disorienting Spanish Cosmography in Marco Polo's Book of Travels
Oscar Barrau, Indiana University South Bend

 

38. The Postcolonial Subject in Transit:Migration, Borders, and Hybridity – Panel 1 of 2

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Walker)

Chair: Delphine Fongang, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

1. Diasporic Subjectivity and Transitional Spaces
Delphine Fongang, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2. Belonging and Identity in Postcolonial Literature
Heather Lusty, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

3. Diasporic Identity and Political Agency in Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven
Robert Martinez, Eastern Illinois University

For additional panel, see session - 55

 

39. Monstrous Youth: Representations of Monstrosity in Childhood and Adolescence in Literature, Comics, and Film

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Pabst)

Chair: Eric Herhuth, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1. Queer Youth: Freakishness in Carson McCullers
Ali Sperling, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. Innocence Under Siege: The Reconfiguration of Childhood in Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth
Mark Heimermann, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. Pixar’s Alien Child: Fear and the Reproduction of Exploitation in Monsters, Inc.
Eric Herhuth, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

40. (Mis)Representing Disability

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Miller)

Chair: John Allen, Milwaukee Area Technical College

1. (Mis)representation and the Supercrip: Disability in Comics
Lisa and Jeremy Johnson, University of Minnesota

2. Bio-Pics, Authenticity and the Trouble with Correctives: A Critique of The Sessions
Alyson Patsavas, The University of Illinois at Chicago

3. "Beetlejuice speaks the truth”: Blackness, Mental Disability and Performances of Citizenship on The Howard Stern Show
Jessica Waggoner, Indiana University

 

41. Welcome Distractions:  Portable Technology in the Literature Classroom

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Schlitz)

Chair: Anne Roth-Reinhardt, University of Minnesota

1. Reading the Screen: Teaching the "Mobile Generation" in a College Literature Course
Liana Odrcic, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. An Introduction to the Digital Anthology of English Literature
Angela Zito, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Digital Shakespeare:  Flipping the Classroom with the Mobile Bard
Jennifer Ailles, Columbia College, Chicago

 

42. The Art of Artifice

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Usinger)

Chair: Caresse John, Belmont University

1. Teaching Students the Art and Artifice of Academic Writing
Caresse John, Belmont University

2. Cutting Off the Arms to Save the Body: Art as Artifice in the Creative Writing Workshop Classroom
Leah Kind, Illinois Math and Science Academy

3. The Art of Adaptation as a Means of Storytelling in the Literature Classroom
Christine Brovelli O'Brien, North Central College

 

43. Ekphrasis in American Poetry I

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Parlor Suite 650)

Chair: Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hedmark University College
Co-chair: Alexander Ashland, Independent Scholar

1. Towards a More Perfect Union: Anti-Revolutionary Sentiment in Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass
Alexander Ashland, Independent Scholar

2. Beyond the Frame: Reading John Updike's "Before the Mirror" (1996)
Florian Gargaillo, Boston University

3. Ekphrasis in American Poetry: From Amy Lowell to Jorie Graham
Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hedmark University College

 

44. Las vicisitudes del artificio en el barroco español e hispanoamericano

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Parlor Suite 657)

Chair: David J. Hildner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. Vicisitudes morales de una madre de mancebía
A. Robert Lauer, University of Oklahoma

2. Gongorism, American Style: Artifice and Spirituality in Luis de Tejeda’s El peregrino de Babilonia
R. John McCaw, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. Artifact to Artifice: Folklore at the Intersection of History and Fiction in Don Quijote
Alexander J. McNair, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

45. British Empires

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Parlor Suite 658)

1. Tricking the Good Wizard: The Myth of British Imperialism in Steven Moffat's Doctor Who
Emily Lundgren, University of South Dakota

2. Deconstructing Definitions: Postcolonial Problems in Joseph O'Connor's Star of the Sea
Elizabeth Lamszus, Northern Illinois University

3. Tolerably Numerous Natives: Watkin Tench, James Cook, and the Fiction of Australia in English Imagination
Patrick Prominski, Michigan State University

 

46. Manners & Marriage Markets in the 18th -Century Novel

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Parlor Suite 663)

1. A Friendship that Admits No Reserves: Queer Honesty, Romantic Friendship & Clarissa
Tracey Hutchings-Goetz, Indiana University, Bloomington

2. Women's Dangerous Occupations: Female Artifice, Betrayl, and Rape in Roxana and Fanny Hill
Dawn Nawrot, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. The attempted adoption of more fashionable manners': Peformance and Virtue in Frances Burney's Evelina
Heidi Seelke, Baylor University

 

47. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points – Panel 2 of 8

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Juneau)

Topic: Raced, Sexed, and Secular Bodies at War
Chair: Jane E. Schultz, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

1. Statistics, Specimens, and Case Histories: Race and Civil War Medicine's Print Culture
Leslie Schwalm, University of Iowa

2. Time to Kill: Anthony Comstock, Manliness, and the Obscenity of War
Judith Giesberg, Villanova University

3. Sanitization and Sanctification: Genres of Medical Modernity in the Civil War
Justine S. Murison, University of Illinois

For additional panels, see sessions – 30, 81, 99, 118, 135, 171, 189

 

48. Spanish III: Latin American Literature – Panel 2 of 5

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Kilbourn)

Chair: Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Secretary: Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University

1. State Crime and People’s Justice in Post-Revolutionary Mexican Literature
Cristina Ortiz, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

2. The characterization of Valentin Mancera in some versions of the corrido: from popular character to revolutionary hero
Herlina Ramírez-Barradas, Purdue University-Calumet

3. Magical Travelers and Repressive Powers: Urban Space in Parménides García Saldaña’s Pasto verde (Green Grass)
Mayra Fortes, Grand Valley State University

For additional panels, see sessions – 31, 65, 82, 100

 

49. Festival of Language-The Art of Hybridity – Panel 2 of 8

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Oak)

Topic: Hybridity: On Taming the Ligers of Contemporary Creative Modes
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

1. Found: Releasing the Voice from a Text
Tyler Mills, University of Illinois at Chicago

2. "Lyric Hesitation: How the Lyric Approximates the Fantastic"?
Brianna Noll, University of Illinois at Chicago

3. Talking Back to (Whose?) Tradition: Blurring Lines and Blending Genres as Reclamation and Transgression
Lee Ann Roripaugh, University of South Dakota

4. Speculative Memoir and the Fictive Self
Brooke Wonders, University of Illinois at Chicago

For additional panels, see sessions – 32, 66, 83, 120, 137, 173, 210, 223

 

50. Film III – Panel 1 of 4

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Wright A)

Topic: Global Cinema
Chair: Luis Guadano, Old Dominion University
Secretary: Caryn Connelly, Northern Kentucky University

1. La Nana by Sebastián Silva: inner spaces of domesticity and social reproduction
Daniela Johannes, The University of Arizona

2. Andrés Wood’s Violeta Went to Heaven and Machuca: Depicting Chileans as Bitter Enemies
Patricia Vilches, Lawrence University

3. Islam, Women and Cinema in Pakistan
Sana Zia, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

For additional panels, see sessions – 67, 84, 101

 

51. German Literature and Culture I – Panel 2 of 2

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Wright B)

Topic: Art and Artifice in German Literature
Chair: James Jones, Central Michigan University

1. The Beautiful Soul in the Confessional: Crafting the Spiritual Self in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Bekenntnisse einer schönen Seele
Michelle Reyes, University of Illinois at Chicago

2. Walter Benjamin and Elective Affinities: Marriage Equality Then and Now
Marcus Bullock, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Gerhard Richter and the Morality of Painting
Thyra Knapp, University of North Dakota

For additional panel, see session - 34

 

52. Animals in Literature and Film

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Wright C)

Topic: The Art of the Animal: Animals, Art and Artifice in Literature and Film
Chair: Kathleen Doyle, Rhodes College
Secretary: Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University

1. Flocking to Harlem: Bird Imagery and the City in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and Toni Morrison's Jazz
Patrick Naick, Coe College

2. Almost Entirely Human: Artificial Animals and Interspecies Dynamics in Nicolas Guillen's The Great Zoo
Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University

3. Between the Actual and the Artificial: Redemptive Animals in Whale Rider and Beasts of the Southern Wild
Bev Hogue, Marietta College

4. Imaginary Animals and Artificial People in Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go
Selma Purac, Western University (Canada)

 

53. Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (MacArthur)

Topic: Postmodern Farmer-Citizen
Chair: Breyan Strickler, Loras College

1. New Eves and New Edens: GM Crops in Recent Science Fiction
Erin Schroyer McQuiston, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2. Reclaiming Sharecropping: Will Allen’s Good Food Revolution and the Politics of Shame
Vivian Nun Halloran, Indiana University

3. Immigration and Transplantation in Crèvecoeur’s Letters from an American Farmer
Sarah Dimick, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4. The Neoliberal Farmer: Transnational Food Production in a Global Age
Maxwell G. Philbrook, University of Missouri

 

54. The Mezzezah and the Mestizaje

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Mitchell)

Chair: Joanna L Mitchell, Ohio University
Secretary: Lynne F. Margolies, Manchester University

1. In Your Dreams: Reading the World in Sara Sefchovich's La señora de los sueños
Lynne F Margolies, Manchester University

2. Lost in Translation: What Happens When Mexican Jews Cross the Border?
Joanna L Mitchell, Ohio University

3. Borges, the Kabbalah, and the Artists Book: Jewish Interpolations in the Works of Jorge Luis Borges as Expressed in the Artist's Book-work of Mirta Kupferminc and Saul Sosnowski
Max Yela, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

55. The Postcolonial Subject in Transit:Migration, Borders, and Hybridity – Panel 2 of 2

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Walker)

1. "Lapsed Africans": The Limits of Hybridity in Brian Chikwava's Harare North
David Borman, University of Miami

2. "Conversations Criss-Crossing Nowhere" :Cosmopolitan Non-Belonging in Teju Cole's Open City
Jacqulyn Teoh, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. The Oneiric Migrant: Transitioning Identity in Alain Mabanckou's Bleu Blanc Rouge
Jennifer Misran, University of Wisconsin-Madison


For additional panel, see session - 38

 

56. African Literature – Panel 1 of 2

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Pabst)

Topic: If You Don't Like Someone's Story, You Write Your Own: How Chinua Achebe's Stories Create a Unique Reality
Chair: Olabisi Gwamna, Independent Scholar
Co-chair: Modupe Olaogun, York University, Toronto, Canada
Secretary: Tama Hamilton-Wray, Michigan State University
Respondent: Bitrus Gwamna, Iowa Wesleyan College

1. From the Bottom-Up: Re-charting Indigenous Landscapes in Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God
Oty Agbajoh-Laoye, Monmouth University

2. Redefining the Identities of Achebe's Women
Tama Hamilton-Wray, Michigan State University

3. Fathers' Day in the Land of Achebe: Examining Male Parents in Achebe
Bitrus Gwamna, Iowa Wesleyan College

For additional panel, see session - 73

 

57. Old and Middle English Language and Literature

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Miller)

Topic: Art and Artifice in Old and Middle English Literature
Chair: Greta Smith, Miami University

1. Chaucer’s Art:  Character Development of the Summoner through Pronoun Usage
Raychel Haugrud Reiff, University of Wisconsin-Superior

2. It is Extremely Hard to Design a Beautiful Book on a Computer: The Computer-Generated Medieval Concordance as  Aesthetic Object
Grant Leyton Simpson, Indiana University

3. An Exercise in Creative and Logical Arts, or The Middle English Debate Poem
Kathleen Burt, Marquette University

 

58. Teaching Writing in College

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Schlitz)

Topic: What is “college English” and what role does teaching writing play?
Chair: Andre Buchenot, IUPUI

1. It’s just a suggestion: An analysis of peer review politeness strategies in a composition classroom
Pennie Gray, Illinois Wesleyan University

2. Honors Writing Fellows to Peer Tutors to First-Year Composition Teachers: An Evolution of Authority and Peer-ness in Writing Instruction
Katharine Monger, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Katie Priske, University of Minnesota

3. Teaching Mythology Through Exploratory Writing: Using Thinking Pieces to Promote Student Engagement
Paul Meahan, Fanshawec

4. Applying the Write Stuff: Higher Education Linked with Community
Rose Metts, Savannah State University

 

59. Science and Fiction

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Usinger)

Topic: Literary Darwinism
Chair: Kevin Swafford, Bradley University

1. A Biocultural Approach to the Rape-Revenge Film: Ideology, Structure, and Technique
Dave Andrews, Need School

2. "An Acquaintance with Science Facilitates the Cultivation of Aristocracy”: Mistaken Darwinism in The Egoist
Jonathan Vandor, York University

3. 'Trailing Clouds of . . . Primal Sympathy’: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Evolutionary Wordsworth
Trenton Olsen, University of Minnesota

4. 'Dishonest Indicators’:  The Crisis of Sexual Selection in the 19th-Century Courtship Plot
Andrew Scheiber, University of St. Thomas

 

60. Ekphrasis in American Poetry II

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Parlor Suite 650)

Chair: Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hedmark University College
Co-chair: Alexander Ashland, Independent Scholar

1. The Authenticity of Tenderness: Sylvia Plath's Use of Tone in "Night Dances"
Francesca Mastrangelo, New England College

2. "Visible Core": Ekphrasis as Religious Experience in John Ashbery
Joshua Pederson, Boston University

3. Restoring Broken Bodies: The Ekphrastic Poetry of Larry Levis and Natasha Trethewey
Kristin Distel, Ashland University

 

61. Playing by Different Roles: Questioning Gender & Sexuality

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Parlor Suite 657)

1. Coming In?: Twenty-first Century Gender Transition Narratives and the Evolution of Transgender Memoir
Rhiannon Catherwood, Northern Illinois University

2. Monstrous Futures: Transitioning Discourses of Queer Reproduction
Rae Langes, Northwestern University

 

62. Creative Writing I: Poetry

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Parlor Suite 658)

Topic: Poetry: Face to Art
Chair: Martha Vertreace-Doody, Kennedy-King College

1. Artifice Poetica
Rebecca Briley, Oklahoma Christian University

2. Adaptations from Kenneth Rexroth's 100 Poems from the Chinese
DeWitt Clinton, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

3. Poetry Sequence: Making and Reforming Memories
Jennifer Collins, Duquesne University

4. Thought That Nature
Trey Moody, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

63. Producing Phobos: Marketing & Rhetoric in Modern Culture

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Parlor Suite 663)

1. "This Really Other Thing": Applied Literary Aesthetics in Social-Media Marketing
Craig Stroupe, University of Minnesota - Duluth

2. Platform as Art: Phobos as Counterpart to Expectation in Apple's Media Ecology
Jason Stuart, Slippery Rock University

3. Representations of Disease in Advertising in Nineteenth-Century American Periodicals
Shawna Rushford-Spence, Lourdes University

 

64. Digital Humanities

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Juneau)

Topic: Design and the Digital Humanities
Chair: Josh Honn, Northwestern University
Co-chair: Rachael Sullivan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1. Designing the Emigre Magazine Index at the Goldstein Museum of Design
Jessica Barness, Kent State University

2. Humanities+Design: A Laboratory Model for Humanistic Research
Nicole Coleman, Stanford University and Giorgio Caviglia, Politecnico di Milano

3. My Sunset Gun: From Content First/Design Last to Born Digital
Francesco Lovato, Illinois State University

4. Process Into Practice: Designing a Place-Based Arts Learning Tool
Amy Papaelias, SUNY New Paltz

 

65. Spanish III: Latin American Literature – Panel 3 of 5

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Kilbourn)

Topic: Open topic
Chair: Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1. Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda’s Travel Writing: Beyond Optical Illusions of the Soul
Michelle Medeiros, Purdue University

2. Frustrated Empathy: Narrative Techniques of Refusal in Silvina Ocampo’s Short Fiction
Ashley Hope Pérez, Indiana University

3. Nombres femeninos en tres pectos diabólicos: los casos de Doña Bárbara, Grande Sertão: Veredas y Mulata de tal
Carlos Mejía, Gustavus Adolphus College

For additional panel, see session – 31, 48, 82, 100

 

66. Grappling with Race, Racism and The Repercussion of Lynching

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Oak)

Chair: Jamie White-Farnham, University of Wisconsin - Superior
Co-Chair: David Beard, University of Minnesota - Duluth

1. An Overdue Intervention: Fedo’s The Lynchings in Duluth as Critical Race Narrative
Jamie White-Farnham, University of Wisconsin - Superior

2. Apologia in Stone: Reflecting and Representing a Community’s Response to Racism and Lynching in a Memorial
David Beard, University of Minnesota - Duluth

3. “An ‘Unfair’ Disruption: Uptake and Narratives of Race and White Privilege”
Heather Bastian, College of St. Scholastica

4. Toussaint Morrison and the Tension between the Public Persona of Minnesota and Racial Inequalities since 1920
Seth Langreck, University of Minnesota - Duluth

 

67. Film III – Panel 2 of 4

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Wright A)

Topic: Global Cinema
Chair: Luis Guadano, Old Dominion University
Secretary: Caryn Connelly, Northern Kentucky University

1. Postcolonial Fetish-Objects and Fantasy in Senegalese Cinema
Vlad Dima, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

2. Chinese Female Stars on Screen and the History of Sinophone Cinema: An Exploration of Transnational Embodiment and Desire
Mary Mazzilli, Nanyang Technological University

3. Art and Artifice in Scandinavian Film
Marie Westhaver, Howard Community College

For additional panels, see sessions – 50, 84, 101

 

68. German Literature and Culture II: German Language Poetry

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Wright B)

Topic: German Language Poetry and the Arts
Chair: Geoffrey Howes, Bowling Green State University

1. The Nature of Dance in Rilke’s Neue Gedichte
Meagan Tripp, University of Minnesota

2. Art and Artifice . . .  am Rande der Mokkatassen: Herta Müller's Multimedial Poetry
Lorna Sopcak, Ripon College

3. Response to Papers
Geoffrey Howes, Bowling Green State University

 

69. American Cultural Studies

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Wright C)

Chair: Elizabeth Klaver, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

1. Mourning the Loss of Obama’s Hopeful Future: The American Dream as Overconsumptive Nightmare in Baz Luhrmann’s Adaptation of The Great Gatsby
Cammie Sublette, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

2. The Ghostly Consumption of Lily Bart
Bambi Whitaker, Missouri State University

3. "Her flawless Asian skin": Reborn Dolls as Commodity and Racial Fetish
Sunny Chan, University of Wisconsin Madison

 

70. The Art and Artistry of Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (MacArthur)

Chair: Christopher Gonzalez, Texas A&M University-Commerce

1. Post-Postmodernisms of David Lipsky’s David Foster Wallace and Junot Díaz’s Oscar Wao
J.D. Isip, Texas A&M University-Commerce

2. Welcome to the House of Darkness: The Dystopia as a Utopia in Atomic Aztex and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Vince Liberato, Texas A&M University-Commerce

3. The Brief and Wondrous Enlightenment of Oscar Tao: The Tao Te Ching and and Junot Diaz's Oscar Wao as Taoist Pilgrim
Andrew Spencer, Texas A&M University-Commerce

4. The Dominican Stephen King: Fantasy Intertexts as Rasquache Sensibility in Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Christopher Gonzalez, Texas A&M University-Commerce

 

71. American Literature I: American Literature Before 1870

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Mitchell)

Topic: Remediating the Nineteenth Century
Chair: Jeffrey Glover, Loyola University Chicago

1. Remixing Hester:  Suzan-Lori Parks’s Red Letter Plays and The Aesthetics of Power in African American Art
Shelly Jarenski, University of Michigan-Dearborn

2. Love and Labour in 19th C. Friendship Album Verses
Laura Zebuhr, University of St. Francis

3. Emily Dickinson, Frances Harper, and the Nineteenth-Century Revival Music Meme-Plex
Sarah Wadsworth, Marquette University

 

72. Canadian Literature

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Walker)

Topic: Artificial Frontiers: Gender, Genre, and Nature in Canadian Literature
Chair: Nathan Jung, Loyola University Chicago

1. De Facto to De Jure: The Translation and Resistance to Constraints of Women in Fowles's The French Lieutenant's Woman and Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
DeLisa Hawkes, North Carolina Central University

2. Unstable Identities: Ethnicity and Gender Play in Pauline Johnson's Wilderness Journalism
Jeffrey Swenson, Hiram College

3. Rhetorical Construction of Nature on the Canadian Frontier: The Botanical Writings of Catherine Parr Traill
Henrietta Shirk, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

 

73. African Literature – Panel 2 of 2

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Topic: If You Don't Like Someone's Story, Yiou Write Your Own: How Chinua Achebe's Stories Create a Unique Reality
Chair: Olabisi Gwamna, Independent Scholar
Co-chair: Modupe Olaogun, York University, Toronto, Canada
Secretary: Tama Hamilton-Wray, Michigan State University
Respondent: Bitrus Gwamna, Iowa Wesleyan College

1. Where Are We in All of This: Children in Achebe's Fiction
Olabisi Gwamna, Independent Scholar

2. The Nobel Laureate and the Ennobling Storyteller: a Comparative Analysis of Achebe and Soyinka's Narrative Styles
Tolu Idowu, Ivy Tech Community College

For additonal panel, see session - 56

 

74. Drama

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Miller)

Topic: Send in the Clowns
Chair: Lynn Hall, Miami University
Co-chair: Judith Roof, Rice University

1. "People Don’t Do Such Things!”: Metatheatrical Spectacle and the Musical
Lance Norman, Michigan State University

2. Attend the Tale of Sweeney Todd”: Narrative Cohesion in Musicals about Narrative
Brian Holcomb, Michigan State University

3. Coward’s Clever Comedies: It’s All in the Wit
Maggie Sulc, Rice University

4. What British Sketch Comedy Tells Us About Clowns
Judith Roof, Rice University

 

75. Teaching Graphic Narratives

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Schlitz)

Topic: Art and Artifice in the Teaching of Graphic Narratives
Chair: Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana

1. Using Formally Experimental Comics to Teach Visual Literacies in a Composition Classroom
Ji-Hyae Ji-Hyae, Roosevelt University

2. Re(Image)inining Literacy: Using Blake’s “Garden of Love” and ToonDoo to Understand Graphic Narrative Complexity
Melanie Lee, University of Southern Indiana

3. Globalization, Geopolitics, and the Graphic Travelogue: An Undergraduate’s Journey Through Guy DeLisle’s Pyongyang and Shenzen
Khani Begum, Bowling Green State University

4. Engagement through the Gutter: Graphic Novels and Social Responsibility
Jennifer Miller, Normandale Community College

 

76. The Henry James Society

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Usinger)

Topic: Art and Artifice in Henry James
Chair: Leland Person, University of Cincinnati

1. 'anomalous draperies': The Art and Artifice of The Europeans
Lynda Zwinger, University of Arizona

2. (En)Gendered Space in Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady
Alissa Magorian, University of California, Davis

3. The Art of Recovery: The Denaturalization of the Moral Subject in The Wings of the Dove
Maayan Dauber, Princeton University

 

77. Irony & Identity in Contemporary U.S. Fiction

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 650)

1. "Am I Not I?": Cultural Commodities Speaking Ironically
Vincent Adiutori, University of Illnois - Chicago

2. Blood in the Gutter: Art and Artifice in American Psycho
Bonnie McLean, Marquette University

3. Performance in Doctorow's For the Win: Work, Play, and Identity
Terence Brunk, Columbia College Chicago

 

78. Creative Writing II: Prose - Section B

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 657)

Topic: Artifice as a Means to Art
Chair: Zeke Jarvis, Eureka College

1. Them
Saher Alam, St. Louis University

2. Reading: Dances with Welk
Christopher Vondracek, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

3. Part of Our House
Zeke Jarvis, Eureka College

 

79. International Francophone Studies

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  (Parlor Suite 658)

Topic: Art and artifice in International Francophone Studies
Chair: Hélène Diaz Brown, Principia College
Secretary: Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

1. When Magic Meets the Image: Destiny and Independence in Quand les étoiles rencontrent la mer
Sarah B. Buchanan, University of Minnesota, Morris

2. Une autre vision du monde: exhibitions, zoos humains et musées ‘vivants’ de la France coloniale
Nicole Kaplan, Central College

3. The Task of Teaching the Translation of Hybrid Literatures
Peter Wuteh Vakunta, US Department of Defense Language Institute

 

80. Young Adult Literature

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 663)

Topic: Art and Artifice in Young Adult Literature
Chair: Kevin Spicer, University of St. Francis

1. Torment and Triumph:  Plath’s Use of Christian Imagery in the October Poems
Raychell Haugrud Reiff, University of Wisconsin-Superior

2. Whose Society Is It Anyway?: Authority Struggles in YA All-Adolescent Societies
Ann Childs, Independent Scholar

3. Art and Artifice in the Hunger Games
Lori Lammert, Independent Scholar

4. I Know You, I’ve Been You: Ethics and Perspective Taking in David Levithan’s Every Day
Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

 

81. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points – Panel 3 of 8

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Juneau)

Topic: Commemoration's Ventriloquists
Chair: Christopher Hager, Trinity College

1. Experimental Feelings: Thomas Wentworth Higginson's Civil War
Michael Stancliff, Arizona State University

2. How Elizabeth Keckley Dressed and Redressed Two First Ladies of the Civil War
Eve Rosenbaum, University of Iowa

3. Back from "That Literary Hell, the Footnote": Sarah B. Cooper's Overland Monthly Writings
David M. Owens, Valparaiso University

For additional panels, see sessions – 30, 47, 99, 118, 135, 171, 189

 

82. Spanish III: Latin American Literature – Panel 4 of 5

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Kilbourn)

Topic: Open topic
Chair: Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Secretary: Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University

1. Vargas Llosa and the nostalgia of the Latin American Boom in Travesuras de la Niña Mala
Tomás Nicolás Blázquez, University of Missouri

2. Renovar las palabras podridas del mundo: arte, artificio y revolución en Libro de Manuel de Julio Cortázar
José Miguel Herbozo, University of Colorado-Boulder

3. Argentina’s Dirty War Orphans in Félix Bruzzone’s Los topos and Laura Alcoba’s La casa de los Conejos
Margaret Crosby, Alverno College

For additional panels, see sessions – 31, 48, 65, 100

 

83. Festival of Language-The Art of Hybridity – Panel 3 of 8

Topic: Festival of Language Presents a Celebration of Art
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

1. from Thunder in Her Voice
Lita Hooper, Georgia Perimeter College

2. from Dear Mungo
Teniesha Kessler-Emanuel, University of South Dakota

3. Merry Pranksters and the Police Parade
Lane Hall, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

4. from ROPES
Derrick Harriell, University of Mississippi

5. String Theory
Jenny Yang Cropp, University of South Dakota

6. The Accidental
Gina Franco, Knox College

7. Voices
Irene Taylor, Illinois State University

8. The Collor of Ashes: A Poetry Reading
Sara Henning, University of South Dakota

9. At the Rough Edge of Translation: Poems from Incompetent Translations and Inept Haiku
Bill Yarrow, Joliet Junior College

10. Writing Ugly: Inciting Dissonance and Discourse through Trauma Narratives
Amy Egget, Illinois State University

11. Invasions: A Collection of Flash
Katherine Monger, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

12. Story Stories
Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

13. from COFFLE
Reginald Flood, Eastern Connecticut State University

For additional panels, see sessions – 32, 49, 120, 137, 173, 200, 223

 

84. Film III – Panel 3 of 4

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Wright A)

Topic: Global Cinema
Chair: Luis Guadano, Old Dominion University
Secretary: Caryn Connelly, Northern Kentucky University

1. Women Without Men: A Post-Colonial Adaptation
Hend Alawadhi, Rochester University

2. Between History and Fiction: Pablo Larraín’s “No” and the Transition to Democracy in Chile
Alexis Howe, Dominican University

3. Bollywood: Its History and Effects on Indians around the Globe
Semontee Mitra, The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

4. Favela Disney: The Consumption of the Favela in Brazil Mediated Through Film
Michael Owens, The Univeristy of Arizona

For additional panels, see sessions – 50, 67, 101

 

85. German Women Writers – Panel  1 of 2

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Wright B)

Chair: Ekaterina Pirozhenko, Cornell University
Secretary: Daniela Richter, Central Michigan University

1. The Russian and the Birch Tree: An Exploration of Identity Based on Olga Grjasnowa's Der Russe is einer der Birken liebt
Simon Zuberek, University of Illinois at Chicago

2. Bei Leibe Weib, im Geiste Mann,Eva Strittmatter: The Unknown Bestseller-Poet from behind the Iron Curtain
Beatrix Brockman, Austin Peay State University

3. Brigitte Reimann (1933-1973): An Outstanding Figure among East German Women Writers
Sylvia Fischer, Ohio State University

For additional panel, see session - 102

 

86. Spanish Cultural Studies – Panel  1 of 2

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Wright C)

Topic: Open
Chair: Sohyun Lee, Texas Chrstian University
Secretary: Susan Divine, College of Charleston

1. FROM FOOT-BALL AND GOALS TO FÚTBOL AND GOLES: THE EVOLUTION OF SOCCER LEXIS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
Isabel Alvarez, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2. Roma Women on the Screen: Self-Representation and Identity Making in Contemporary Spain
Juliana Luna Freire, Framingham State University

3. Sinestesia y cinefilia en Mapa de los sonidos de Tokio de Isabel Coixet
Sohyun Lee, Texas Christian University

For additional panel, see session 103

 

87. Fabricating the Body

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (MacArthur)

Topic: Artistic Bodies in Literature
Chair: Sophie Lavin, SUNY Stony Brook University
Secretary: Sarah Burcon, [need school]

1. A Gallery of Dead Girls: Aestheticizing the Female Form in Banville
Selma Purac, The University of Western Ontario

2. The Body as Aesthetic Medium: Performance Poems of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
Anna Green, Michigan State University

3. "The Universal Notion of Being Photographed": Memory and Medium in Harold Frederic's Marsena
Vanessa Meikle Schulman, Illinois State University

4. (Re)Constructing the Male Body (One Pill at a Time): Analyzing How the Narratives Surrounding Pharmaceutical Products Reinforce Normative Masculinity
Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

 

88. Art What Thou Eat

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Mitchell)

Topic: Open
Chair: Arline Cravens, Saint Louis University
Secretary: Lynne F. Margolies, Manchester University

1. Consumption and Disorder: Food as Art and Artifice in the Avante-Garde
S. Mark Lewis, University of Massachusetts - Boston

2. The Diet of Milkman Dead: Sweets in Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon
Jaime E. Jost, University of Minnesota - Duluth

3. Unhealthy Diets: 'Maud' and the Consumption of Anti-Adulteration Literature
Julie Kay Kraft, Indiana University

4. Comfort food ou anti-dépresseur: Lequel choisissez-vous?
Anne Lair, University of Utah

 

89. Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature I – Panel  1 of 2

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Walker)

Topic: Art, Artifice And Contradiction in Midwestern Film and Literature
Chair: Marilyn J Atlas, Ohio University

1. Breaking Down Technologies of Representation: The Artifice of the Camera in the Works of Frank Norris and Theodore Dreiser
Michael R. Mauritzen, Purdue University

2. Chicago's Long Modernism and the Short Story Cycle
Jennifer Smith, Concordia University

3. The Art and Artifice of Impressions in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening"
Ellen Bayer, DePauw University

4. 'Red Rover, Red Rover': the Radical Reading Series in/as/against Urban Space
Toby Altman, Northwestern University

For additional panel, see session 106

 

90. Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism – Panel 1 of 2

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Pabst)

Topic: Shakespeare the Tragic Artist
Chair: Donald Hedrick, Kansas State University

1. From Thomas De Quincy to Walter Benjamin: On the Uses and Abuses of Fragmentation in Shakespeare Criticism
Marcus Bullock, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. Physiognomy, Art, and Artifice in The Rape of Lucrece and The Devil's Law Case
Vanessa Corredera, Andrews University

3. The Play of Marcus's Rhetorical Artifice in Titus Andronicus
Chikako D. Kumamoto, College of DuPage

4. Consuming Titus: Shakespeare and the Question of Taste
Tara Pedersen, University of Wisconsin—Parkside

For additional panel, see session 107

 

91. Clara Janés: Texts and Contexts

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Miller)

Chair: Sharon Keefe Ugalde, Texas State University

1. Art and Life in Recent Works of Clara Janés
Anne Pasero, Marquette University

2. Clara Janés' Jardin y laberinto: Nostalgia and the Catalan Past
Anna Casas Aguilar, Wright State University

3. Clara Janés in Dialogue with Ophelia
Sharon Keefe Ugalde, Texas State University

 

92. Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy – Panel 1 of 2

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Schlitz)

Topic: Poetry & Identity in Ethnic American Literature
Chair: Sarah Chavez, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Secretary: Corby Roberson, Burris Laboratory

1. At the Bottom of Your River: Using Language to Define Identity and Place
Demisty D. Bellinger-Delfeld, Fitchburg State University

2. Textual Approaches to Revolutionary Poetry: A Reading of Resistance Metaphors in Assata Shakur’s "The Tradition"
David M. Jones, University of Wisconsin

3. Teaching Gwendolyn Brooks's "In the Mecca": Voices of Characters against the Discourse on Urban Decline
Daniela Kukrechtová, Emerson College

For additional panel, see session - 109

 

93. Estados Unidos Representados: The Representation of the United States in Hispanic Fiction

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Usinger)

Chair: Vicent Moreno, Arkansas State University

1. Un puertorriqueño en la universidad estadounidense
Paloma Fernández Sanchez, Columbia College

2. El American Way of Death:  Representations of the United States in Cuban Detective Fiction
Michael Mosier, Indiana University

3. McOndo and the Geopolitics of Knowledge: Re-Mapping the Centers of Epistemological Power
Mario Bahena Uriostegui, Johnson C. Smith University

4. Españoles por el mundo: Shifting canons and the USA as a symptom
Vicent Moreno, Arkansas State University

 

94. Illustrated Texts

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Parlor Suite 650)

Topic: The Art and Artifice of Illustrated Texts
Chair: Joshua Murray, Kent State University

1. Bounding between Word and Image: How Unwinding the "Golden String" of William Blake’s Picto/Poetic Art Teaches Us to (re)Read Illustrated Texts
Christopher Martiniano, Indiana University/Bloomington

2. A Comical Tale on Comical Grounds: The Artifice of Authorship and Arkham Asylum
Zeke Jarvis, Eureka College

3. Translating the Black Diaspora: Aaron Douglas’s Illustrations in Paul Morand’s Black Magic
Joshua Murray, Kent State University

 

95. From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins – Panel 1 of 2

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Parlor Suite 657)

Chair: Erika Behrisch Elce, Royal Military College of Canada
Co-chair: Elizabeth Anderman, University of Colorado Boulder

1. The Duration of Feeling and the Psychology of Marriage
Andrew Banghart, Case Western Reserve University

2. Heart and Science and Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone
Patricia Frick, Otterbein University

3. Wilkie Collins’s Black and White: A Dramatic Response to the Governor Eyre Controversy
Diana Jaher, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

For additional panel, see session - 112

 

96. French II: Post Ancien Régime

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Parlor Suite 658)

Topic: Simulacra and Simulation in the French Postrevolutionary Novel
Chair: Sylvie Goutas, Wheaton College

1. A la recherche de la verite et de la justice dans LES MYSTERES DE PARIS et LE COMTE DE MONTE-CRISTO
Isabelle Faton, University of Chicago

2. L'Etre et le paraitre de la charite balzacienne
Sylvie Goutas, Wheaton College

3. Counterfeit Dreams: Revolutionary Falsehood and Failure in Gustave Flaubert's L'Education sentimentale
Dominica Chang, Lawrence University

 

97. Looking beneath the Surface: Art and Artifice in 19th and 20th Century European Literature

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Parlor Suite 663)

Chair: James Jones, Central Michigan University

1. Art and Artifice in André Gide's Les faux-monnayeurs (The Counterfeiters)
Keith Palka, Central Michigan University

2. Juan Goytisolo and Conde Julián (Count Julian): The Art of Cultural Warfare
Norma Richardson, Central Michigan University

3. Creating Spanish Culture in the Nineteenth Century: Life Imitating Art or Vice-versa?
James Courtad, Illinois Wesleyan University

4. Deconstructing Social Artifice in Bruno Vogel's Alf (1929)
James Jones, Central Michigan University

 

98. Short Story

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Founders Room)

Chair: Katy L. Leedy, Marquette University

1. Disciplining Transgression in Carson McCullers' Short Stories
Amanda Walsh, Northern Illinois University

2. The Artifice and Performance of Names, Property, and Capital in Zitkala-Sa’s “The Widespread Enigma Concerning Blue-Star Woman”
William Q. Malcuit, University of Wisconsin Colleges

3. Art and Gravity: The Reworking of Memory in the Short Stories of Anthony Doerr
Jennifer L. Gorman, Duquesne University

4. The Horror of the New: Tradition and Novelty in H.P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu
Harrington Weihl, West Virginia University

 

99. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Juneau)

Topic: Roundtable - New and Noteworthy: Cornering Recollection
Chair: Julia Stern, Northwestern University

1. Author of From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller, University of Tulsa

2. Author of Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing
Christopher Hager, Trinity College

3. Author of Apples and Ashes: Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America
Coleman Hutchison, University of Texas at Austin

 

100. Spanish III: Latin American Literature

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Kilbourn)

Topic: Open topic
Chair: Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Secretary: Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University

1. Faceless Forgetting: Literature as Ghost Whisperer in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666
Chris Schulenburg, University of Wisconsin-Plateville

2. The Trials of a Transvestite:  Performativity and Gender in Sor Juana’s Gracioso
Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University

3. Soul and Spirit in Alejandro Tapia y Rivera's Póstumo transmigrado and Póstumo envirginiado
Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

4. Ser no es deber ser: Antonieta Rivas Mercado y Julia de Burgos
Pilar Melero, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

 

101. Film III

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Wright A)

Topic: Global Cinema
Chair: Luis Guadano, Old Dominion University
Secretary: Caryn Connelly, Northern Kentucky University

1. Murder by numbers: Diegetic and non-diegetic economies of The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh
Andreas Ehrenreich, Universität Wien

2. Folklore and film; a tale of brotherly love and rivalry in the movie Slumdog Millionaire
Wendy McBurney, University of Missouri at Columbia

3. National Narratives and Transnational Forces: Global influence in Palestinian Film
Najat Rahman, Université de Montréal

 

102. German Women Writers

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Wright B)

Chair: Ekaterina Pirozhenko, Cornell University
Secretary: Daniela Richter, Central Michigan University

1. Intricacies of Gender in Daniela Meisel's Novel Gegen Einsam
Natalia Dudnik, George Mason University

2. Breaking the Silence: Testimonies to the Violation and Rape of German Women After WWII
Christel Inacker, University of Pittsburgh

3. Figurative Arts as Linguistic Artifices in Friederike Mayröcker´s Ich-Erschreiben. Umbra. Der Schatten and Die Umarmung, nach Picasso
Denis Forasacco, Akdeniz Ünivesitesi Antalya

4. From the Stage to the Page: Karoline Schulze-Kummerfeld’s Autobiographical Performance
Claudia Mastriana, University of Maryland

 

103. Spanish Cultural Studies

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Wright C)

Chair: Sohyun Lee, Texas Christian University
Secretary: Susan Divine, College of Charleston

1. Cityscapes and the novela de autoformación: Elvira Navarro in Madrid and Valencia
Susan Divine, College of Charleston

2. Performance, parodia y la estética postmoderna del cómic como crítica de la nación
Mar Soria, University of Missouri

 

104. The Art of Collegiality

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (MacArthur)

1. Craig Owens, Drake University

2. Judith Roof, Rice University

 

105. English I: English Literature Before 1800

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Mitchell)

Topic: The Magic of Deception
Chair: Michael Sarabia, The University of Iowa
Secretary: Bethany Johnson Smith, The University of Iowa

1. The Trickster Queen in Malory's Morte Darthur
Thomas Blake, The University of Iowa

2. Cheating the Credit Economy: Capital, Debt, and Relational Form in Roderick Random
Samuel Rowe, The University of Chicago

3. End-sitter and Mark-stepper: Visibility, Doubling, and Symbolic Inversion in Beowulf
Bethany Johnson Smith, The University of Iowa

4. Helena’s Use of Masculine and Feminine Authority in All’s Well That Ends Well
Sara Austin, Andrews University

 

106. Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature II

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Walker)

Topic: Art, Artifice And Contradiction in Midwestern Film and Literature
Chair: Marilyn J. Atlas, Ohio University

1. "Gran Torino": Contradictory Reconciliations of the Urban Midwest with "Authentic" Regional Imagery
Adam Ochonicky, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. Obsessions and Bipolar Disorder in Jaimy Gordon's "Lord of Misrule"
Janet Ruth Heller, Independent Scholar

3. Split at the Root: Self-consciousness, Art and Artifice in Peter Orner's "Esther Stories"
Marilyn J. Atlas, Ohio University

 

107. Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Pabst)

Topic: Shakespeare the Comic Artist
Chair: Donald Hedrick, Kansas State University

1. Figural Energies in Shakespeare's Theater: Twelfth Night
Joan Pong Linton, Indiana University

2. The "Fame that all hunt after": Shakespeare's Artistry and Literary Fame
Benjamin C. Miele, University of Iowa

3. Shakespeare Reading Orlando, Orlando Writing Poetry
Spencer K. Wall, University of Utah

4. Shakespeare and the Art of Distraction
Donald Hedrick, Kansas State Univeristy

 

108. Travel Writing, Writing Travel

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Miller)

Chair: Andrea Kaston Tange, Eastern Michigan University

1. Symbolic Transformations and Representations of the City of Algiers
Michel Pichot, Aquinas College

2. The Art of Victorian Tourism: Postcards, Luggage Labels, and the Commodification of Travel
Lori Brister, The George Washington University

3. Walking Across America: Travel Narratives and the Search for a Real America
Christopher Boss, University of Kentucky

 

109. Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Schlitz)

Topic: Poetry & Identity in Ethnic American Literature
Chair: Sarah Chavez, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Secretary: Corby Roberson, Burris Laborartory

1. (Iranian) Poetry as Social Discourse: How Translation Threatens Social Identity
Nima Najafi Kianfar, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

2. Approaches to Teaching Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands: La Frontera
Amara Graf, SUNY College at Old Westbury

3. Native American Poetry in the Academy: Recognizing the Potential and Peril of Ethnic Studies Formations for Indigenous Cultures
Jason Hertz, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

 

110. Literary Criticism

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Usinger)

Topic: The Genre Turn
Chair: Michael Horton, University of Missouri

1. The Genre Turn and Literary Anxiety: Reading Dave Eggers’s Sacrament
Jacqueline O'Dell, Tufts University

2. Generic Permeability in Colson Whitehead’s Zone One (2011): A Cognitive Narratological Study
Jaya Shrivastava, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India

3. “This Outsized Love of Genre”: Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and the Genre Turn
Michael Horton, University of Missouri

 

111. Home and Away: Women's Travel and the Artifice of Domesticity

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 650)

Chair: Johanna M. Smith, University of Texas at Arlington

1. Mary Carpenter
Johanna M. Smith

2. Florence Nightingale
Emily Blaser

3. Mary Anne Everett Green and Evelyn Everett Green
Christine Krueger and Mallory Daily

 

112. From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 657)

Chair: Erika Behrisch Elce, Royal Military College of Canada
Co-chair: Elizabeth Anderman, University of Colorado, Boulder

1. "The fire that lights those big black eyes of his is not an easy fire": (Ir)rationalizing Race in Armadale and The Guilty River
Donghee Om, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2. Boundaries, Bodies, and Juridical Norms: Wilkie Collins' Man and Wife
Sara Murphy, NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study

3. Exploring the Suburbs: Marginal Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins
Elizabeth Anderman, University of Colorado Boulder

 

113. New Geographies for the French Atlantic

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 658)

Chair: Keith Poniewaz, Ursinus

1. "Chicago and the Literature of Urban/Immigrant Studies in France"
Keith Poniewaz, Ursinus College

2. "Jazz in the French Atlantic Triangle"
Pim Higginson, Bryn Mawr College

 

114. Radical Ethics

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Miller)

1. Levinas and Francis: Radical Ethics for Radical Times
Holly Baumgartner, Lourdes University

2. Splitting the World Open: Ethical Kinship in the Work of Kathe Kollwitz and Charles White
Linda Bolton, The University of Iowa

3. Posthuman Wounds: Simulating Trauma in Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Tony M. Vinci, Southern Illinois University

 

115. Children's Literature

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Founders Room)

Topic: Art & Artifice in Children's Literature
Chair: Megan Musgrave, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

1. Imitation of Life;  A Confusion of Art, Artifice, and Reality in Selznick's Hugo and The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Ellen Tsagaris, Independent Scholar

2. Tolkien's Tweens: The End of Childhood in Letters from Father Christmas
Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinios State University

3. Women in Men's Clothing
Rebecca Briley, Oklahoma Christian University

4. Artifice and Activism: Playing at Revolution in Cory Doctorow's Fiction for Adolescents
Megan Musgrave, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

 

116. President’s Reception

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Regency Ballroom)

 

117. Keynote Address

7:00 – 8:00 pm (Crystal Ballroom)

Speaker: Tom Adelman, AKA Camden Joy

Presentation: How Much Is True? I Wonder

Tom Adelman, under the pen name Camden Joy, first attained notoriety in the mid-nineties for his New York City postering projects and street manifestos. His work, which blurs the lines between music criticism, memoir, and fiction, has appeared in periodicals such as the Village Voice, the Boston Phoenix, SF Weekly, and McSweeney's and on This American Life. In 2002, Joy was heralded by Rolling Stone as "one of the great rock writers of our age.” He is the author of five novels—including The Last Rock Star Book or Liz Phair: A Rant—and Lost Joy, a collection of stories, pamphlets, and posters. Recently, Adelman has authored two books on baseball under his own name, and under the name of Camden Joy has been performing an ongoing series of songs inspired by the 2005 Presidential Coins Act.