Milwaukee 2013

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

Saturday, November 9, 2013

 

118. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points – Panel 5 of 8

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

Topic: Lyric Citizenship: American Civil War Poetry
Chair: Faith Barrett, Duquesne University

1. "When the Dark Clouds of Battle Roll": Martin Delany, James Whitfield, and Civil War Poetry
Benjamin Fagan, University of Arkansas

2. Relocating the Charleston Poets
Coleman Hutchison, University of Texas at Austin

3. Melville's Epitaphs: On Lyric, Place, and War
Jillian Spivey Caddell, Cornell University

4. Melville's Poetics of Critical Citizenship
Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University

For additional panels, see sessions – 30, 47, 81, 99, 135, 171, 189

 

119. Aesthetes and Perverts: Decadence and the Artifice of Gender

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

Chair: Scott Sheridan, Illinois Wesleyan University

1. The Pure and the Impure:  Images of the Feminine in the Works of João Do Rio
Simone DaSilva, University of Oregon

2. Before Gender:  Germany’s Perception of the  Homosexual Community, 1871-1914
Josette Turro, Independent Scholar

3. Demons of the Boudoir and Masters of Puppets: Artifice and Gender Constructions in Tomorrow’s Eve by Villiers de I’Isle-Adam
Agnieszka Jezyk, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

120. Festival of Language-The Art of Hybridity – Panel 4 of 8

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

Topic: The Poetics of Freedom: Race and Gender in Historical Narratives
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University
Moderator: Randall Horton, University of New Haven

1. Thunder in Her Voice: The Narrative of Sojourner Truth
Lita Hopper, Georgia Perimeter College

2. ROPES
Derrick Harriell, University of Mississippi

3. COFFLE
Reginald Flood, Eastern Connecticut State University

For additional panels, see sessions – 32, 49, 83, 137, 173, 210, 223

 

121. Prison in Literature - Literature in Prison – Panel 1 of 4

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

Chair: William Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

1. Implementation and Expansion of Creative Writing Programs in Maximum Security Prisons
William Lederer, Poet and Playwright

2. Letters from a Prisoner
Jean Trounstine, Middlesex Community College

3. From Witness to Archive: Prisoners Writing the American Gulag
Doran Larson, Hamilton College

For additional panels, see sessions – 138, 174, 191

 

122. Popular Culture – Panel 1 of 4

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

Topic: Illusion
Chair: Marla Arbach, University of Santiago de Compostela

1. “But What If We Had a Place Where We Played by No One’s Rules but Our Own?”:  Feminist Themes in Young Adult Speculative Fiction
Julia Bozyk, Wayne State University

2. "May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor": Layers of Illusion and Truth within The Hunger Games
Amanda Putnam, Roosevelt University

3. The Last Laugh: Understanding Iago through the Motives and Mania of The Joker
Kenneth A. Cruse, University of Akron

4. The Many Lives of Stella Dallas: Passing and Performance in Olive Higgins Prouty’s Novel
Andrew Smart, The University of Ohio

For additional panels, see sessions – 139, 175, 192

 

123. Redescribing Iberian National Identities in a Time of Financial Crisis

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

Chair: Ricardo Vasconcelos, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Lauren Applegate, Marquette University

1. The Shifting Economies of Iberianism:  Another Look at Spanish Novels at the Turn of the Millennium
Julie M. Dahl, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. La reformulación del esperpento en el cine de Álex de la Iglesia para la descripción de la identidad nacional española contemporánea: los casos de Crimen ferpecto, Balada triste de trompeta y La chispa de la vida
Mario Sánchez Gumiel, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

3. Españoles en Jaque. Crisis financiera e identidad nacional en El padre de Blancanieves, de Belén Gopegui
Luján Stasevicius, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4. An Aesthetic of the Crisis in Spain
Ian Davies, Edgewood College

 

124. The Artifice of Time in Literature – Panel 1 of 3

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

Chair: Paola Villa, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Co-Chair: Olivia Edelman, Loyola University Chicago

1. Chaotic Time in Borges' The Garden of the Forking Paths
Leila McNeill, University of Oklahoma

2. When the Trains Ran on Time: Thermodynamics and Empire in Carlo Emilio Gadda and Joseph Conrad
Paola Villa, University of Wisconsin - Madison

3. Outer Space as a Literary Warehouse: On Displacement, Time-Lapse and Storytelling in Lucretius and Calvino Through the Lens of 19th Century Astronomy
Elena Fratto, Harvard University

For additional panel, see session – 141, 159

 

125. Art: Times of War, Pathways to Peace – Panel 1 of 2

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

Chair: Andrea Hilkovitz, Mount Mary University

1. We Have No Tyrant Beer: Protest, Peace and the Art Object
Jordan Acker Anderson, Mount Mary University

2. Truths and Reconciliation: Peacebuilding through Storytelling in Sierra Leone
Andrea Hilkovitz, Mount Mary University

3. Murals and Monuments in Conflict and Peacebuilding -- Belfast and Berlin
Lynne Woehrle, Mount Mary University

For additional panel, see session - 142

 

126. Irish Studies

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

Topic: Artistic Ireland
Chair: Sophie Christman-Lavin, SUNY Stony Brook University

1. Keeping it Real: The Methodology of Illustrating Ulysses
Martin Brick, Ohio Dominican

2. "Forgetting to Be": Aesthetic Experience as a Technology for Self-Loss in Molloy and Ode to a Nightengale
Matt Trammell, Case Western Reserve University

3. Cinematice Ireland: The Secret of Roan Inish
Sophie Lavin, SUNY Stony Brook University

 

127. The Art of Short-Term Study Abroad

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

Chair: Mary Ellen Kohn-Buday, Mount Mary University

1. Innocents Abroad
Paula Reiter, Mount Mary University

2. On-the-Road Classrooms
Wendy Weaver, Mount Mary University

3. Down the River and Through the Woods
Nan Metzger, Mount Mary University

4. Language and Culture in the Streets
Mary Ellen Kohn-Buday, Mount Mary University

 

128. Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production

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

Chair: Janessa Toro, University of Missouri

1. Rock ‘n’ Roll and Radical Irony: The Hopeful End of the Rock Novel
Janessa Toro, University of Missouri

2. Nostalgia and Community in Chabon's Telegraph Avenue
Myles Oldershaw, University of Virginia

3. Stereotypy, Authentic Blackness, and the Iconoclastic Encounter in the Work(s) of Michael Ray Charles and Karani Marcia Leslie
Karin Wimbley, Knox College

 

129. Ambiguous Rhetoric: Monstrous Leadership and the Representation of Political Figures in Hispanic Literatures – Panel 1 of 2

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

Chair: Julio Quintero, Waynesburg University

1. Fantasmas y monstruosidades: Poder y escritura en Estrella distante
Adriana Gordillo, Minnesota State University, Mankato

2. Carlos Fuentes y la novela negra en Hispanoamérica: Un vistazo a un espectro con múltiples cabezas y su relación con el fatalismo social
Xiomara Feliberty Casiano, Universidad de Puerto Rico

3. The Monstrous Portuguese Maiden: Political Critique in Early Modern Costume Books
George Antony Thomas, University of Nevada, Reno

For additional panel, see session - 146

 

130. Disease in Women's Literature

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

Chair: Anna Scanlon, Marquette University

1. It's Not Easy Being Green: Chlorosis in Women's Literature
Anna Scanlon, Marquette University

2. Art and Illness: Renaissance Medical Manuscripts and Depictions of the Ailing Englishwoman
Hillary Nunn, The University of Akron

3. Bodily Minds: Illness and Influence in the Writings of Sara Coleridge
Emily Waples, The University of Michigan

4. Lady Ann Fanshawe: the Recipe Book Legacy
Cassie Jacobs-Isenberg, Kent State University

 

131. (Dis)Identifications: Migration, Metropoles and the Maghreb

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

Chair: Névine El-Nossery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. Saving the Fallen: The Exile as a Therapist and Human Dildo
Imed Labidi, University of Minnesota

2. Spaces of Queer (Un)Belonging: The City and the Home in the Migrant Writing of Abdellah Taïa
Ryan Schroth, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. (Dis)Placing the Body: Interpersonal, Narrative and Transnational Migrations in the Work of Nina Bouraoui
Kristina Kosnick, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

132. The Classroom and the Archive: New Ideas

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

1. The Art of Organization: Digital Archivization
Amanda Girard, Michigan Technological University

2. Ideal Pedagogies and our Material Conditions
Rebecca M. Gerdes-McClain, The University of Oklahoma

3. Artifacts and Assessment: Using Photo Projects for Language Learning Portfolios
Nicola Schmerbeck, Ball State University and Felecia Lucht, Assistant Professor

 

133. "Judging a Book by Its Cover: Considering Book Design in Canonical Texts"

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

Chair: Colleen Fenno, Concordia University-Wisconsin

1. The (R)Evolution of Cover Art in Ellison's Invisible Man
Dana Edwards Prodoehl, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2. Cover Art and Frankenstein
Colleen Fenno, Concordia University-Wisconsin

3. Reimagining F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
Kelsey Squire, Ohio Dominican University

4. Teaching Sherlock Holmes with Cover Art
Colleen Willenbring, Eastern University

 

 

134. Luso-Brazilian Studies – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Art and Artifice in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture
Chair: Zak K. Montgomery, Wartburg College
Secretary: Sandra Luna, Universidade Federal da Paraiba

1. Becos da Memória: Revisiting the Tense Intersections between Modernization and Citizenship
Kátia Bezerra, University of Arizona

2. Artistic Martyrdom: Emilia Pardo Bazán's Reception of Eça de Queirós
Zak Montgomery, Wartburg College

3. Jesuit Imaginations of Social Space in Sixteenth-Century Brazil
Mónica Morales, University of Arizona

4. Doomsday Forecast: Men as a Geological Agent in Ignácio de Loyola Brandão’s “And Still the Earth”
Saulo Gouveia, Michigan State University

For additional panel, see session 151

 

135. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points – Panel 6 of 8

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

Topic: More than Wound-Dressing: Whitman and War
Chair: Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University

1. Whitman's Atlantic Noise
Christopher Hanlon, Eastern Illinois University

2. Two Kinds of Copies: National Memory and Whitman's Unoriginal War Poetry
Sam Graber, Valparaiso University

3. The "need of means additional": Walt Whitman, the Civil War, and American Literary Philanthropy
Martin Buinicki, Valparaiso University

For additional panels, see sessions – 30, 47, 81, 99, 118, 171, 189

 

136. Women in Literature – Panel 1 of 4

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

Topic: Gender as Art and Artifice in Women’s Literature
Chair: Catherine A. Ratliff, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren Whightsel, Illinois State University and Lincoln College-Normal

1. Redressing Radclyffe Hall
Shawna Lipton, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. Images, Self-Narration, and Radical Pragmatism in Simone de Beauvoir's Les Belles Images
Ashley Hope Pérez, Indiana University

3. Artifice and the Funding of Modernist Literature by "The Second Sex"
Catherine A. Ratliff, Illinois State University

4. Crafting an 'Illusion of Compliance:' Passing and Transmutivity
Elizabeth Skwiot, Ashford University

For additional panels, see sessions – 154, 172, 190

 

137. Festival of Language-The Art of Hybridity – Panel 5 of 8

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

Topic: What Did You Expect?This is Probably Not It
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

1. Scattershot: Traumatization as Hybrid Literature
Amy Eggert, Illinois State University

2. Soft light creeps in from stage left. Tense plastic nets that caress and receive. (We recited possibilities aloud. We made charts.)
Andrew Salyer and Katie Schaag, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Floating in a Sea of Genius
Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

For additional panels, see sessions – 32, 49, 83, 120, 137, 173, 201, 223

 

138. Prison in Literature - Literature in Prison – Panel 2 of 4

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

Chair: William Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

1. A Bard Behind Bars: The Political Poetry of Bobby Sands
Rebecca Luttrell Briley, Oklahoma Christian University

2. Left Behind Bars: Biblical Interpretation in Prison Literature
William Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

3. Dissemination of the Imprisoned Self: Creation and Maintenance of Community by Detained Migrant People
Sarah Degner Riveros, Valparaiso University

For additional panel, see session – 121, 174, 191

 

139. Popular Culture – Panel 2 of 4

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

1. Conjurers and Cunning Scholars: Duncan Campbell, Sherlock Holmes, Novelists, and Critics
Sylvia A. Brown, Denison University

2. Believing in Everything and Nothing: John A. Keel's Reconciliation of the Illusionariness of the Twenty-First Century Paranormal
Charles Hoge, Metropolitan State University of Denver

3. The Illusion of Life?; Animation and the Artificialities of Stardom
David McGowan, Savannah College of Art and Design

For additional panels, see sessions  - 122, 175, 192

 

140. Italian – Panel 1 of 4

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

Topic: The Artistry of Articulation in Italian Studies
Chair: Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College
Secretary: Roberto Risso, University of Wisconsin - Madison

1. The Vice of Affectation in Giacomo Leopardi’s Ethics of Artistic Agency
Silvia Stoyanova, Princeton University

2. Baudolino: Writing Medieval History through a Literary Invention
Laura Visco, CUNY

3. Breaking the Code: Art and Artifice in Nanni Moretti’s Early Cinematic Production
Daniele Fioretti, Miami University of Ohio

For additional panels, see sessions – 158, 176, 193

 

141. The Artifice of Time in Literature – Panel 3 of 3

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

1. Pirandello's Henry IV: Memory, Madness and the Dramaturgy of Time
Laura Lucci, University of Toronto

2. Disruptive Mourning: Sovereign Future-Making in William Apess' Eulogy on King Philip
Erica Melko, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3. «Yet was hir deth depeynted ther-biforn» : War and the Artifice of Time in Chaucer's The Knight's Tale
Elizabeth Fredericks, Baylor University

For additional panels, see sessions – 124, 141

 

142. Art: Times of War, Pathways to Peace – Panel 2 of 2

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

1. Pictorial Center Dissenters: John Huston, William Gaddis, and the Fake Battle Film
Jason Arthur, Rockhurst University

2. The Politics of Storytelling: Veteran Authors and Social Change
Susan Cushman, Nassau Community College (SUNY)

3. Argentina’s Multi-screen Memorials of Resistance
Carla Manzoni, University of Minnesota

4. “Hey Maggie!”: Rethinking Conflict and Violence through Punk and Post-punk in Thatcher’s Britain
Robert Martínez, Eastern Illinois University

For additional panel, see session - 125

 

143. History of Critical Reception

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

Chair: Matthew James Vechinski, Virginia Commonwealth University
Secretary: Philip Goldstein, University of Delaware

1. Marking Medical Literature and Early Modern Intellectual Exchange
Alexis Butzner, Fordham University

2. Promise and Performance in Johnson's Life of Savage
Timothy Erwin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

3. Authenticity and the Formation of the American Literary Canon
Ginger Rodriguez, Calumet College of St. Joseph

4. Tarot Art, Feminist Artifice
Megan Even, North Dakota State University

 

144. American Dialect Society – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Representations of Language Variation and Language Attitudes
Chair: Erica Benson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1. Intervocalic spirantization of /b, d, g/ in heritage speakers of Spanish in the Upper Midwest
Rajiv Rao, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2. /uw/-fronting in the North Central region: Evidence of sound change
Emily Nguyen, New York University

3. Time for /t/: VOT variation in three southern Wisconsin counties
Samantha Litty, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4. Characterizing a Border Region: Vowel Acoustics in Maryland
Kelly Abrams, University of Wisconsin-Madison

For additional panel, see session - 162

 

145. Artifacts of History: The Napoleonic Era in Germany and Italy

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

Chair: Maria Giulia Carone, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. The Aesthetization of History in Schiller's Maria Stuart and Pellico's Francesca da Rimini
Maria Giulia Carone, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2. Aesthetics of Projection – Manzoni’s and Goethe’s Use of History as an Artifact. A Comparative Study
Denis Forasacco, Akdeniz Üniversitesi Antalya (Turkey)

3. Sensitive Stones: History and Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Florence
Donata Panizza, Rutgers University

 

146. Ambiguous Rhetoric: Monstrous Leadership and the Representation of Political Figures in Hispanic Literatures – Panel 2 of 2

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

1. The Monster Within, The Monster Without: Representations of Political Power in Elena Garro's Novels
Alannah Hernandez, Concordia University Chicago

2. Utopia and Ruins in Hugo Chavez's Venezuela
Julio Quintero, Waynesburg University

For additional panel, see session - 129

 

147. Film II

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

Topic: Ekphrastic Representations in Film
Chair: Eva English, University of Toledo
Secretary: Terry Kindig, University of Toledo

1. Werner Herzog in the Chauvet Cave: Cinematography brings Paleolithic Painting Up to Date
Marcus Bullock, UW-Milwaukee

2. Mimetic Ekphrasis in Ridley Scott's Prometheus
Terry Kindig, University of Toledo

3. Strong Animals: Cave Paintings and Community in Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild
Eva English, University of Toledo

4. Painting, Photography, and Horror in Bernard Rose's Candyman
Eric Brownell, University of Minnesota

 

148. French I: pre-Ancien Régime

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

Topic: Medieval and Early Modern Evangelism in Letters
Chair: Jennifer Morrissey, North Park University

1. New World Evangelism: Piety and Persuasion in the Letters and Lives of Marie de l'Incarnation, Marguerite Bourgeoys, Madame de la Peltrie, and Jeanne Mance
Jennifer Morrissey, North Park University

2. What's in a Letter? Persuasion, Seduction, and Pushing the Envelope in 17th Century France
Taddy Kalas, Augustana University

 

149. The Changing Art of Teaching French: Pitfalls and Potentials of Teaching with Technology

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

Chair: E. Nicole Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Co-chair: Anita Alkhas, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1.Time-Traveling in Civilization and Literature Courses: Using YouTube Clips to Capture Students' Interest and Increase Motivation
Shawn Morrison, College of Charleston and Alison Smith, The Citadel

2. Facebooker ou pas? Social Networking Websites and Language Teaching
Kris Aric Knisely, Emory University

3. Cracking (the) Rosetta Stone
Anita Alkhas, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

4. The Art of Using Web 2.0 Technologies in Foreign Language Education
Virginie Cassidy, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

 

150. Pastoral Artifice

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

Chair: Peter Monacell, Columbia College

1. The Future in the Pasture: Longing and Desperation in George Saunders’ Interior Gardens
Catherine Garnett, University of Iowa

2. Constructing a Post-Pastoral Nature in J.G. Ballard’s Concrete Island
Anna Sajecki, University of Alberta

3. The Hemispheric Pastoral of James Merrill’s Late Settings
Marvin Campbell, University of Virginia

4. Two Versions of the Hyper-pastoral
Peter Monacell, Columbia College

 

151. Luso-Brazilian Studies – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: Art and Artifice in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture
Chair: Sandra Luna, Universidade Federal da Paraiba

1. Art, Artifice: Playful Irreverence and Dramatic Devices
Sandra Luna, Universidade Federal da Paraiba

2. Performing narration and narrating performance in Eduardo Coutinho’s Jogo de cena
Genilda Azeredo, Universidade Federal da Paraiba

3. Artifícios Particulares do “Espaço-Metáfora”: a utilização do espaço como potencializador de um possível caminho do ator
Daniel Alberti Perez, Universidade de Sao Paulo and Shayene de Oliveira Soares,

4. A formação de cineastas indígenas: questões estéticas e mercadológicas
Juliana Luna Freire, Framingham State University

For additional panel, see session - 134

 

152.The Pedagogy of Poetry

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Founders Room)

Chair: Andrea Gazzaniga, Northern Kentucky University

1. Blowing Minds With Rhyme
Martha Bohrer, North Central College

2. The Ethics of Close Reading a Poem
Andrea Gazzaniga, Northern Kentucky University

3. Life Work: Contemplative Practice in the Poetry Workshop
Kelly Moffett, Northern Kentucky University

4. Poetry is Easy!
Mary Ann Samyn, West Virginia Universit

 

153. Archiving the Epidemic: Cultural, Literary, and Visual Responses to HIV/AIDS in Latin America

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

Chair: Jodie Parys, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

1. Entre broma y broma: representaciones del sida en el Nuevo Cine Mexicano
Giannina Reyes Giardiello, Saint Mary’s College

2. Narrating the Unspeakable: Representations of HIV/AIDS in Cuban Literature and Film
Oscar A. Pérez, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Fabricating the HIV-positive Body: Artistic Renderings from Spanish America
Jodie Parys, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

 

154. Women in Literature – Panel 2 of 4

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

Topic: Gender as Art and Artifice in Women’s Literature
Chair: Catherine A. Ratliff, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren Whightsel, Illinois State University and Lincoln College-Normal

1. St. Margaret of Antioch as Exemplum in The Book of Margery Kempe and the Trial Transcripts of Joan of Arc
Megan Gregory, Illinois State University

2. Negotiating the Feminine in the Medieval and Modern Church: Julian of Norwich's Lessons of Performative Dialogue
Therese Novotny, Marquette University

3. Memetic Epidemiology and Rhetorical Presence: Female Monstrosity as the Expression of Grief Through the Disordering of the Text in Beowulf and Dodie Bellamy's Letters of Mina Harker
Oren Whightsel, Illinois State University and Lincoln College-Normal

For additional panels, see sessions – 136, 172, 190

 

155. Ode to Joy: The Career of Camden Joy

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

Chair: Samuel Cohen, University of Missouri

1. Camden Joy, A Rant
Adam Wilson, New York University

2. "Make it three yards, motherfucker, and we'll have a automobile race!"
David N. Meyer, The New School

3. Like Trenton But Without the Thrills: Identity and Media in the Work of Camden Joy
Ben Bush

4. Fast-Forward & Rewind: Musical Influence in Camden Joy
Trinie Dalton, University of Southern California

 

156. Aesthetics, Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Novels, Stories, and Drama of Langston Hughes

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

Chair: Aaron Hubbard, Binghamton University

1. Harriet Williams and the Blues, the Bottoms,  and Social Consciousness in Not Without Laughter
Aaron Hubbard, Binghamton University

2. The Blacker the Berry: The Complex Culture of Beauty and Race Pride in Langston Hughes's Not Without Laughter
Telsha Curry, The University of Akron

3. The Political Blues: Langston Hughes's Radical Poetics
Sharyn Emery, Indiana University Southeast

4. “Where the Girls Are Raring to Go”: Chicago’s Pansy Craze, Gay Panic and the Construction of Gender Identity in Not Without Laughter and Young Lonigan
Ray Sarvis, The University of Akron

 

157. 20th Century Chicano/Chicana Literature

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

Chair: Rachael Barnett, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

1. Moving Lines: Border Identity and the American Myth of Self-Making in Américo Paredes’s George Washington Gómez
Matthew R. Davis, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

2. From the Barrio and Beyond: Luis Rodriguez’s Short Story "Los Pichones"
Shelli Rottschafer, Aquinas College

3. Violence Makes the Border:  How the Past Informs the Present in Ana Castillo’s The Guardians
Rachael Barnett, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

 

158. Italian – Panel 2 of 4

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

Topic: The Artistry of Articulation in Italian Studies
Chair: Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College
Secretary: Roberto Risso, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. Object and Its Function in D'Annunzio's Plays
Ernesto Livorni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. Sceneries and Scores in Luigi Capuana's Fantastic Realities
Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College

3. La donna musicista nei racconti di Anna Banti
Sara Paris, University of Wisconsin – Madison

For additonal panels, see sessions – 140, 176, 193

 

159. The Artifice of Time in Literature – Panel 3 of 3

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

1. Hour and 20 and The Flower Vase: Notions of Time in the Poetry of Carlos Pellicer and José Juan Tablada
Olivia Edelman, Loyola University - Chicago

2. Enduring and/or Unaging: Modernist Time in Yeats and Woolf
W. David Halloran, Indiana University – Bloomington

For additional panels, see sessions – 124, 141

 

160. Girl Narratives

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

Chair: Juan C. Fernandez-Iglesias, Winona State University

1. Adolescence in Action:  Screening Narratives of Grrrl Killers
Eva Lupold, Rutgers State University

2. The Avant-Garde Writer as a Young Girl: Norah Lange’s Childhood Notebooks and Before They Die
Vanessa Fernandez- Greene, Winona State University

3. A World of One's Own: Girlhood as  Resistance in Contemporary Spanish Narratives
Juan C. Fernandez Iglesias, Winona State University

 

161. Central American Literature

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

Topic: The Art of Written Images in Central American Narrative
Chair: Néstor Quiroa, Wheaton College
Secretary and Responsdent: Steven Gardner, Illinois State College

1. De Miguel Angel Asturias a Sergio Ramírez: la evolución de la novela centroamericana
Nicasio Urbina, University of Cincinnati

2. Miguel Ángel Asturias y la novelística bananera: Viento Fuerte y el Arte de las imágenes escritas
Néstor Quiroa, Wheaton College

3. Capturing the Transformation of the Honduran Landscape:  The Elements of Docudrama in Ramón Amaya Amador’s Prisión Verde
Steven Gardner, Illionis State College

 

162. American Dialect Society – Panel 2 of 2

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Pabst)

Topic: Representations of Language Variation and Language Attitudes
Chair: Erica Benson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1. Teaching American dialects
Jill Hallett, Northeastern Illinois University, Illinois Institute of Technology Professional Learning Programs

2. Assessing sociolinguistic receptivity among native speakers of American English
Erica Benson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Megan Risdal, North Carolina State University

3. Wir reden nicht so wie ihr tut [We don't speak like you do]: Folk linguistic perspectives of Wisconsin Heritage German speakers
Christine Evans and Samantha Litty, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4. Geographic perception of variation in individual lexical items
Nathan LaFave, New York University

For additional panels, see sessions - 144

 

163. Women in French I

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Miller)

Topic: Worth a Thousand Words: The Art and Artifice of the Photo-Text in Contemporary French and Francophone Women’s Writing
Chair: Adrienne Angelo, Auburn University
Secretary: E. Nicole Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

1. L’autofiction à l’écran: le rôle de l’image dans Corpus Simsi (2003) de Chloé Delaume
Dawn M. Cornelio, University of Guelph

2. La collectivité ‘intime’ dans l’œuvre photo-textuelle de Leïla Sebbar
Névine El-Nossery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Under Construction: Nathalie Gassel’s Auto-Photo-Biography
Adrienne Angelo, Auburn University

 

164. "Autenticidad e ironía en la obra de María Rosa Lojo” – Panel 1 of 2

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Schlitz)

Chair: Rosa Tezanos-Pinto, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

1. Artificios de la espera: los poemas de Esperan la mañana verde de María Rosa Lojo
Ester Gimbernart González, University of Northern Colorado

2. La reescritura "femenina" de las "crónicas" militares en dos novelas históricas de María Rosa Lojo
Pasuree Luesakul, Chulalongkorn University

3. Sobre la Historia y sus fantasmas. El problema de la autenticidad en la deconstrucción del discurso hegemónico en dos cuentos y dos novelas de María Rosa Lojo
María Laura Pérez Gras, Universidad del Salvador

For additional panel, see session - 182

 

165. The International Raymond Carver Society

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Usinger)

Topic: Raymond Carver: Art, Space, and Whiteness
Chair: Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hedmark University College

1. Toward a Spatial Reading of Raymond Carver's Fiction
Ayala Amir, Open University of Israel/Bar Ilan University

2. Undermining Monolithic Whiteness: The Double Consciousness and Borderland of Poverty in Stories by Raymond Carver
Josef Benson, The Ohio State University

3. Raymond Carver and Painters
Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hedmark University College

 

166. Applied Linguistics

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Parlor Suite 650)

Topic: Second/Foreign Language Learning/Teaching: Myths and/or Reality
Chair: Kashama Mulamba, Olivet Nazarene University

1. The Task of Teaching the Translation of Hybrid Literatures
Peter Wuteh Vakunta, Presidio of Monterey-California, United States Department of Defense Language Institute

2. The Impact of Second Language Acquisition on Native Language Skills
Kimberly McDowell, Wachita State University and Jason M. Felihkatubbe

 

167. Art & Authenticity in Contemporary U.S. Drama & Film

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Parlor Suite 657)

1. Art for Sale: Lost Cowboys & Dead Horses
Blake R. Westerlund, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

2. Gay or a Good Mormon?: Joe Pitt's Ideological Struggle and Double-Consciousness in Tony Kushner's Angels in America: Gay Fantasia on National Themes
Roger Powell, University of North Dakota

3. Re-membering Sarah Baartman in Susan Lori Park's Venus
Zeljka Svrljuga, University of Bergen, Norway

4. A Faux Fable: Inglourious Basterds and Fairy Tale Politics
Ryan M. Habermeyer, University of Missouri

 

168. American Literature II: Literature After 1870

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Parlor Suite 658)

Topic: The Art of the Advertisement
Chair: Mark Schiebe, Queensborough Community College
Secretary: Valeri Whitmer, Baruch College (CUNY)

1. There Isn't Any Inside!  The Triumph of Public Relations in William Gaddis's JR
Mark Schiebe, Queensborough Community College (CUNY)

2. Look at Me!  Billboards and the Birth of Shameless Self-Invention in It Should Happen to You
Valeri Whitmer, Baruch College (CUNY)

3. "Failed Possessions" and Human Connection: Advertisting in F. Scott Fitzgerald and Don DeLillo
Suzanne Marie Hopcroft, Yale University

4. "I was the champion, it was true": US Nationalism, Exhibitionism, and Litarary Technology in Mark Twain's Connecticut Yankee
Pierce Williams, Carnegie Mellon University

 

169. Body Work

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Parlor Suite 663)

1. Physcial and Ideological Marks of the Other: Tattoo and Taboo in Herman Melville's Typee
Ian Faith, The University of Akron

2. The Artifice of "Slaughter" in Chris Abani's Song for Night and Michael Ondaatje's Divisadero
Tiffany Austin, Florida Memorial University

3. Rhetorical Trappings: Fashioning the Body in Nineteenth-Century Cuba
Bonnie Loder, Penn State University

4. Becoming what You're Not: The Embodied Experience of Class Passing in Nineteenth-Century British Texts
Stacey Floyd, Cardinal Stritch University

 

170. Modern Literature

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Founders Room)

Topic: Aesthetics and Ethics in Modern Literature
Chair: Sarah Eilefson, Loyola University Chicago
Secretary: Katie Dyson, Loyola University Chicago

1. The Invisible Bluesman: Truth, Fabrication, and the 'Authenticity Effect' in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
Andrew Scheiber, University of St. Thomas

2. Modernist Intimacy: Ethical Encounters in Mrs. Dalloway
Katie Dyson, Loyola University Chicago

3. Gothic, Painting, and the GreatArt for Sale: Lost Cowboys & Dead Horses War in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse
Eric Brownell, University of Minnesota

 

171. The Civil War at 150: Turning Points – Panel 7 of 8

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

Topic: Civil Crisis and the Politics of Remembering
Chair: Martin Buinicki, Valparaiso University

1. Uncovered: Beyond Coverture in Charlotte's The Land We Love
Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

2. Frederick Douglass's Repeat Performances: Art, Artifice, and Identity
Anna Stewart, Valparaiso University

3. "But Its Ghost Still Haunted Her": Legacies of War and Reconstruction in Charles W. Chestnutt's The Marrow of Tradition
Don Dingledine, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

4. Red Dress/Yellow Fever: The Politics of Color in Jezebel
Julia Stern, Northwestern University

For additional panels, see sessions – 30, 47, 81, 99, 11, 135, 189

 

172. Women in Literature – Panel 3 of 4

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

Topic: Gender as Art and Artifice in Women’s Literature
Chair: Catherine A. Ratliff, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren Whightsel, Illinois State University and Lincoln College-Normal

1. Performing the Art of Gossip: Fostering Fellow Feeling through George Eliot's Middlemarch
Gretchen Frank, Illinois State University

2. "As a gentleman would—yes! A gentleman:" Work, Industry, and the Self-Made Gentleman in Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South
Shaunna Wilkinson, Marquette University

3. Body Phrenology and Disembodied Authorship in Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall
Lacey Worth, University of Iowa

For additional panels, see sessions – 136, 154, 190

 

173. Festival of Language-The Art of Hybridity – Panel 6 of 8

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

Topic: a reading eXperiment
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

NOTE: Audience members are invited to present 1-5 minutes of original work (any style, any genre from creative to theoretical to musical and beyond)

1. Native Re-Visions
Kimberly M. Blaeser, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. Belly Sea
Callista Buchen, University of Kansas

3. from Brief Nudity and Activities of Daily Living
Larry O. Dean, Northeastern Illinois University

4. The Accidental
Gina Franco, Knox College

5. from kaiein 'to burn'
Francesco Levato, Illinois State University

6. from Tongue Lyre
Tyler Mills, University of Illinois at Chicago

7. Dust & Ink
Katherine Monger, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

8. The Movement for Fair Housing in Milwaukee:March on Milwaukee to 200 Nights and One Day
Margaret Rozga, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha

9. Mapping the Dramaverse
Wendy Vardaman, Verse Wisconsin

10. The Justapositions of Discovery: Found Poems, Quotation Poems, Centos, Assembly Poems, and Braid Poems
Bill Yarrow, Joliet Junior College

For additional panels, see sessions –32, 49, 83, 120, 137, 210, 223

 

174. Prison in Literature - Literature in Prison – Panel 3 of 4

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

Chair: William Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

1. Reimagining Juvenile Justice Through Juvenile Detention Center Writing Programs
Joe Coyle, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Terrence Sampson, University of Houston-Clear Lake

2. Sentenced to Literature
Jean Trounstine, Middlesex Community College

3. Two Hundred Years of Prisoner Writings
Reeve Parker, Cornell University

For additional panels, see sessions – 121, 138, 191

 

175. Popular Culture – Panel 3 of 4

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

Topic: Illusion
Chair: Marla Arbach, University of Santiago de Compostela

1. “We Need New Stories” – Creating a Memoir of Gay Old Age
Linda Hess, Augsburg University

2. The Productive Artifice of Hoax Memoirs
Megan Brown, Drake University

3. “I Exaggerate”: Illusions of Authenticity in Memoirs that Lie
Kate Birdsall, Michigan State University

4. True Tales of Lying Liars:  Reliable Narrative in Leverage and White Collar
Marla Arbach, University of Santiago de Compostela

For additional panels, see sessions – 122, 139, 175, 192

 

176. Italian – Panel 3 of 4

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

Topic: The Artistry of Articulation in Italian Studies
Chair: Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College
Secretary: Roberto Risso, University of Wisconsin-Madision

1. The Smoke Dress: Aldo Palazzeschi and Avant-Garde Fashion
Matteo Billeri, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. Disguise and Deception in Elena Ferrante's L'amore molesto
Daria Valentini, Stonehill College

For additional panels, see sessions – 140, 158, 193

 

177. Teaching: What I Wish Someone Had Told Me

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

Chair: Ann Mattis, University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan

1. Lisa Schreibersdorf, University of Wisconsin, Fond du Lac

2. Jen Heinert, University of Wisconsin, Washington County

3. Valerie Murrenus Pilmaier, University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan

4. Bill Malcuit, University of Wisconsin, Washington County

5. Tara Dapra, University of Wisconsin, Marinette

6. Marinette Jull Stukenberg, University of Wisconsin, Marathon County

 

178. Hispanic Sociolinguistics: Language Purism, Contact, Hybridity, and Literacy in Hispanic Societies – Panel 1 of 2

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

Chair: Gabriel Rei-Doval, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Department of Spanish and Portuguese

1. Ideologies on contact-induced phenomena: The case of Spanish in contact with Amerindian languages
Anna María Escobar, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

2. Actitudes puristas en la lexicografía latinoamericana de los siglos XIX y XX
María Pilar Fernández-Pedraza, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. Ideologías lingüísticas sobre el español en el Perú en los inicios republicanos: Juan de Arona y Ricardo Palma
Susana de los Heros, University of Rhode Island

4. The Red Flag of K: A Problem in Ideologies of Literacy
Mercedes Niño-Murcia, University of Iowa

For additional panel, see session - 195

 

179. Techne: Women's Art and Artifice in Early Modern Iberia and the New World

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

Chair: Bradford Ellis, St. Norbert College
Madera Allan, Lawrence University

1. Morisco Women and the Art of Medicine: The Spanish Picaresque's Response to the 'Morisco Problem' of Early Modern Spain
Bradford Ellis, St. Norbert College

2. Early Modern Manipulation: The Artifice of Language and Sexuality in La Celestina and La dama boba
Amanda Miles, St. Norbert College

3. El 'asno médico': Pox and Medicine in La lozana andaluza
Emily Kuffner, University of California, Davis

4. Culinary Artifice in La lozana andaluza
Madera Allan, Lawrence University

 

180. African American Literature – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Masking and Performing in African American Literature
Chair: Andre Stefan Johnson, Albany State University

1. Bodies Marked for Quick Removal: Black Queer Desire and the State in the Poetry of Essex Hemphill
Tyler Monson, Marquette University

2. A Hollywatts Story: The Invention of Wanda Coleman
Rebecca Steffy Couch, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Be yourself unknown”: Masking in the Fiction of Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Anna Kirchner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4. The Blues Performance of “Non-feeling” in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora
Tiffany Austin, Florida Memorial University

For additional panel, see session - 197

 

181. Women in French II – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: "Ceci n'est pas mon autobiographie"
Chair: E. Nicole Meyer, University of Wisconsin--Green Bay
Co-chair: Eilene Hoft-March, Lawrence University

1. Témoignage, Historical Fiction, or Novel? From Fact to Fiction in Genre Shifts in the Corpus of Dalila Kerchouche
Rebecca E. Léal, Elmhurst College

2. Reconciling Postcolonial Fractures of Gender and the Past in Ken Bugul’s Le Baobab fou
E. Nicole Meyer, University of Wisconsin--Green Bay

3. Authenticity and Artifice in Maryse Condé’s La vie sans fards
Isabelle Choquet, Denison University

4. L´autre sous toutes ses formes me donne Je: quelques stratégies discursives dans  l´autre-biographie des femmes
Maribel Peñalver Vicea, Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3  & Universidad de Alicante, España

For additional panel, see session - 198

 

182. "Autenticidad e ironía en la obra de María Rosa Lojo” – Panel 2 of 2

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

1. Búsqueda de la identidad a través del juego dialógico en Finisterre de Maria Rosa Lojo: ironia o autenticidad de los enunciados
María José Bustos Fernández, University of Montana

2. Disposición de artificios pictóricos en La princesa federal de María Rosa Lojo
Rosa Tezanos-Pinto, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

3. Autenticidad e ironía en Árbol de familia de María Rosa Lojo
Fabiana I. Varela, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo

For additional panel, see session - 164

 

183. Fact and Fiction in Renaissance Satire and Polemic

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

Chair: Melissa Caldwell, Eastern Illinois University

1. “How dares the lamb be so bold:”  Satire and Salience in Chapter Three of Thomas Deloney’s Jack of Newbury
Jason Zirbel, Marquette University

2. Satirizing the Artificer in Ben Jonson’s A Tale of a Tub
Emily Ruth Isaacson, Heidelberg University

3. “Born for Slavery”: Mary Astell’s Sarcastic Polemic in Reflections Upon Marriage
Kathleen Ahearn, Cleveland State University

 

184. English II: English Literature 1800-1900

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

Topic: Art and Artifice
Chair: Michael Toogood, Tufts University

1. A Loss of Aura: Modernity and the Newspaper in Aurora Floyd
Ernest Loesser, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. 'Cornwall and Kamtschatka': The Art and Artifice of Travel in Wilkie Collins's Rambles Beyond Railways (1851)
Erika Behrisch Elce, Royal Military College of Canada

3. Massive Metaphors: Style and Detachment in George Meredith’s The Egoist
Michael Toogood, Tufts University

 

185. Native American Literature – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Giving Voice to History: Multiple Narrators in  Native American Literature
Chair: Christian Knoeller, Purdue University

1. Giving Voice to History: Multiple Narrators in Diane Glancy's Pushing the Bear
Christian Knoeller, Purdue University

2. Land-Based Resistance in Louise Erdrich's Early Work
Jordan Horvath, Purdue University

3. Negotiating Lulu Nanapush: Discussion and Resistance in Louise Erdrich's Polyphonic Novels
Jennifer Holly-Wells, Drew University

For additional panel, see session - 202

 

186. Creative, Writing

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

1. When Writing Flows: the Myth about the Creative Writing Process
Shailen Mishra, Illinois State University

2. "Did It Stop, or You?" Art vs. Craft in Something of Myself
Mark Brown, Jamestown College

3. A Country Girl Revealed: Edna O'Brien's Memoir of Artifice and Reality
Sarah M. Nestor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

 

187. Modernism, Antimodernism, Metamodernism

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

1. The Last Norse King of Man': Modernism, Antimodernism, and the Pre-/Post National in Malcolm Lowry's "Hear Us O Lord"
Carl Watts, Queen’s University

2. Between Art and Artifice: Gertrude Stein's Lectures
Patrick Shaw, University of Southern Indiana

3. Another New Sincerity: Authenticity, Irony, Metamodernism, and Parks Recreation
Michial Farmer, Crown College

 

188. Writing Across the Curriculum

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

Topic: The Craft of Writing Across the Curriculum
Chair: Cassandra Isenberg, Kent State University
Secretary: Justin King Rademaekers, Purdue University

1. WAC Recrafted: Writing Studies as Evolving Discipline and Implications for Multidisciplinary Writing
Debra Frank Dew, Valparaiso University

2. Re-imagining WAC for the Interdisciplinary University
Justin King Rademaekers, Purdue University

3. Communicating the Craft of WAC
Cassandra Isenberg, Kent State University

 

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

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

Topic: Roundtable - New and Noteworthy: The Play of Convention
Chair: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

1. Author of America's England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism
Christopher Hanlon, Eastern Illinois University

2. Author of To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave: American Poetry and the Civil War
Faith Barrett, Duquesne University

3. Author of Romances of the White Man's Burden: Race, Empire, and the Plantation in American Literature, 1880-1936
Jeremy Wells, Indiana University Southeast

For additional panels, see sessions – 30, 47, 81, 99, 118, 135, 171, 189

 

190. Women in Literature – Panel 4 of 4

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

Topic: Gender as Art and Artifice in Women’s Literature
Chair: Catherine A. Ratliff, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren Whightsel, Illinois State University and Lincoln College-Normal

1. World War II Female Spies and the Performance of Motherhood in Novel and Film
Jennifer Shaddock, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

2. Feminism, Masculine Failure, and the Virgin/Whore Dichotomy in Twentieth-Century American War Fiction
Evan Syverson, Illinois State University

3. A Country Girl Revealed: Edna O'Brien's Memoir of Artifice and Reality
Sarah M. Nestor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

4. Bisexuality as a Radical Epistemology of Difference: Artifice or Authenticity
Ramona Liera-Schwichtenberg, Wichita State University

For additional panels, see sessions – 136, 154, 172

 

191. Prison in Literature - Literature in Prison – Panel 4 of 4

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

Chair: William Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

1. René Girard and Black-on-Black Violence: Teaching African-American Literature in Maximum Security
Andrew McKenna, Loyola University Chicago

2. Development of a Prison Novelist Inside and Beyond Prison
James Kilgore, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

3. Lives Fogged With Sweat: Incarcerated Women’s Poetic Strategies of Resistance
Ann Stanford, DePaul University

For additional panels, see sessions – 121, 138, 174

 

192. Popular Culture – Panel 4 of 4

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

Topic: Illusion
Chair: Marla Arbach, University of Santiago de Compostela

1. An Illusion of Understanding: The Trauma Subject in the Twentieth Century
Sarah Eilefson, Loyola University Chicago

2. Celebrity Biometrics: Norms, New Materialism, and Cosmetic Surgery
Luciana Ugrina, SUNY - Empire State College

3. Love (and Weddings), American Style: Mediated Portrayals of Twenty-First Century Weddings and Marriages
Sarah Burcon, University of Michigan

4. The Awkward and the Artifice: The Subtle Subversion of Gender Roles in American Female Standup Comedy
Trista Payte, California State University Northridge

For additional panels, see sessions – 122, 139, 175

 

193. Italian – Panel 4 of 4

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

Topic: The Artistry of Articulation in Italian Studies
Chair: Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College

1. Quanto dura una pellicola? Cinema, narrazione e tragedia nel romanzo Quaderni di Serafino Gubbio operatore di Luigi Pirandello
Roberto Risso, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. Metatheater and Mysticism in Pasolini's "Che cosa sono le nuvole?"
Carlo Annelli, University of Wisconsin - Madison

3. Television and fac-similizzazione of reality: Troppi Paradisi (2006) by Walter Siti
Annalisa Casciani, University of Wisconsin – Madison

For additional panels, see sessions – 140, 158, 176

 

194. Getting It Published: Figuring Out How and Where to Place Scholarly Work

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

Chair: Samuel Cohen, University of Missouri

1. Andrea Kaston-Tange, Eastern Michigan University

2. Elisabeth Chretien, University of Iowa Press

 

195. Hispanic Sociolinguistics: Language Purism, Contact, Hybridity, and Literacy in Hispanic Societies

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

1. Intrafamilial Dialect Contact: The Spanish of MexiRicans
Kim Potowksi, The University of Illinois at Chicago

2. Neohablantes y purismo en lenguas minoritarias: el caso gallego
Fernando Ramallo, Department of Linguistics. University of Vigo

3. O pobo é quen máis ordena?: Ideologías puristas y control de la lengua estándar en el gallego actual
Gabriel Rei-Doval, Department of Spanish & Portuguese. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

196. Religion and Literature

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

Chair: Jeffrey Galbraith, Wheaton College

1. Textualization of Holiness: The Writing of María de Ajofrín
Boncho Dragiyski, Duquesne University

2. Aaron’s Third-World Problem: Confession and Race in Shakespeare
Matthew Smith, Azusa Pacific University

3. Th’Omnific Word’: The Father and Son of Paradise Lost
Sarah Smith, University of Virginia

4. I'm Serious: Sincerity, Doubt and Deconversion in Contemporary American Memoir
Caleb Spencer, Azusa Pacific University

 

197. African American Literature – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: Masking and Performing in African American Literature
Chair: Andre Stefan Johnson

1. Literature of the Unmasked: Subverting the Dialect Mask in the Formal Poetry of Sterling Brown and Claude McKay
Christopher Allen Varlack, Morgan State University

2. George White’s Gospel Labours: Performance and Revelation in Early African American Spiritual Autobiography.
Lars Johnson, Bethany Lutheran College

3. Happily Ever After? Conspiracy and the Unwitting Passer in “Her Virginia Mammy”
Jené Schoenfeld, Kenyon College

4. Percival Everett’s Aesthetics: Performing and  Masking in Erasure and I AM NOT SIDNEY POITIER
Andre  Stefan Johnson, Albany State University

For additional panel, see session - 180

 

198. Women in French II – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: "Ceci n'est pas mon autobiographie"
Chair: E. Nicole Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Co-chair: Eilene Hoft-March, Lawrence University

1. Ceci n’est pas mon autobiographie: The Autobiography of Andrée Blouin by Jean MacKellar
Karen Bouwer, University of San Francisco

2. Parce que Christine Angot ne parle jamais seule.  Réflexions sur La place du singe, créee avec Mathilde Monnier (2005)
Katerine Gagnon, Université du Québec à Montréal

3. Deflecting Autobiography:  Varda’s Plages d’Agnès
Eilene Hoft-March, Lawrence University

For additional panel, see session - 181

 

199. The Corpse in Contemporary Hispanic Crime Fiction

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

Chair: Renee Craig-Odders, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Marcie Paul, St. Norbert College

1. Carne Fresca: The Victim in Contemporary Spanish Crime Fiction
Renee Craig-Odders, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

2. Almost the Real Thing:  Imagined Dead Bodies in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666
Dianna Niebylski, University of Illinois - Chicago

3. La representación de la víctima en la novela policíaca de Lorenzo Silva
Elena Iglesias-Villamel, Hiram College

4. The Displaced Corpse and the City in the Heredia Novels of Ramón Diaz Eterovic
Shalisa Collins, St. Norbert College

 

200. Bridging Art and Scholarship, in Theory and Practice

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

Chair: Andrew Salyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-chair: Katie Schaag, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. Be It As If I Were With You: On Saying Yes to Whitman
Caroline Carlsmith, Northwestern University

2. "The more I see of the stage": Performance, Transmission, and the Literary Scholar
Veronica Goosey, Omar F. Miranda, and Randall Sessler: Romanticist Research Group of New York University, New York University

3. The Memoir Book Review in Theory, in Practice
Sarah Heston, University of Missouri

4. From Watching to Reading – Theorizing a Performative Manuscript
Koala Yip, City University of Hong Kong / University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

201. Artifice in the Classroom

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

Chair: Christina Kubasta, Marian University

1. Using "Hard Times" to Teach Empathy
Jodi Wagner-Angell, Marian University

2. Literature and Professionalism
Justin Ponder, Marian University

3. Creative Projects and Student-Crafted Quizzes/Assessments
Christina Kubasta, Marian University

 

202. Native American Literature – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: Narrative Dialectics: Identity and Voice in Native American Literature
Chair: Christian Knoeller, Purdue University

1. Singing, Talking, Fracturing:  Avant-garde Narratives in Native American Poetry
Bret Shepard, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2. Dark River: Navigating the Depths of Voice and Identity in the Undertow of Louis Owens' Final Novel
Jason Splichal, South Middle School

3. Erdrich's Witchery: Sexualizing Magic in Tracks
Caitlyn Caldwell, Case Western Reserve University

For additional panel, see session - 185

 

203. Medieval Association of the Midwest

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

Topic: Medieval Literature
Chair: Edward Risden, St. Norbert College
Co-chair: Bradford Ellis, St. Norbert College

1. Shocking Narratives:  Trouveres and Les Chansons de Femme
Aubri McVey-Leung, Butler Univeristy

2. Tiangulating "Raptus" Plots in European and Asian Court Romance:  Beginning a Theory of Practice
Peter Goodrich, Northern Michigan University

3. Narrative Subversion in Piers Plowman--and Again and Again
Edward Risden, St. Norbert College

 

204. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Parlor Suite 663)

Chair: Brys Stafford, University of Toronto

1. Access and Artifice: Impacting Royal Power through Trickery in Amadís de Gaula
Michael O'Brien, University of Kansas

2. Hacia una lectura espacial de La carajicomedia
Brys Stafford, University of Toronto

3. El juego de cañas, la comedia y la materialidad del “traje moro”
Javier Irigoyen-Garcia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

205. Creative Writing II: Prose - Section A

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

Topic: Art & Artifice
Chair: Amina Gautier, DePaul University

1. Liliane's Balcony
Kelcey Parker, DePaul University

2. The Art of Artifice
David Pink, Rock Valley College

3. Artifice and Adolescence in "Girl of Wisdom"
Amina Gautier, DePaul University

 

206. Members’ Reception and MMLA Business Meeting

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (Regency Ballroom)

 

207. Theatrical Performance

Sponsored by The International Harold Pinter Society
Staged by SteinSemble Performance Group