2011 M/MLA Annual Convention

November 3-6, St. Louis, Missouri

Friday, November 4, 2011

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Refreshments

You are invited to attend the Book Exhibit, 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. (New York Central)

 

1. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons - Panel 1 of 8

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Frisco)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: The Transnational Civil War, 1: The Antebellum Simmer of Race
Chair: Samuel Graber, Valparaiso University

1. 'These Uncomprehensible Words': Print, Poetry and Black Transnationalism
Benjamin Fagan, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2. Fugitive Slaves, Saxon Serfs, and the Rule of Law in (Antebellum America's) Norman England
Christopher Hanlon, Eastern Illinois University

3. 'America is now no home for me': Brown's Miralda and the Haitian Emigration Debate
Anna Stewart, University of Texas-Austin

For additional panels, see sessions - 16, 46, 62, 96, 110, 147, 164

 

2. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700 - Panel 1 of 5

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Illinois Central)

Topic: Open
Chair: Julia Dominquez Castellano, Iowa State University
Secretary: Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1. Belisa's Confusion as a Crisis of Faith in Jorge de Montemayor's La Diana
Brys Stafford, University of Toronto

2. Las Tragedias de Amor 1607 de Juan de Arce Solorzeno en el Debate Sobre la Imagen de Galicia en el Siglo de Oro
Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3. Personal and Literary Identity in Baltasar Gracián
Katrine Helene Andersen, University of Copenhagen

For additional panels, see sessions - 17, 41, 47, 63

 

3. Art What Thou Eat - Panel 1 of 2

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Burlington Route)

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

1. Discovering the Esophagus: Disabled Eating, Eating Disorders, and Underweight Characters in Literature
Christian Rayner, Saint Louis University

2. The Swinging Door of the Kitchen: The Postmodern Menu's Hospitable Rhetoric
Katie Zabrowski, Saint Louis University

3. The Power of Food Metaphors in Departures: Eating to Live
Ruth Forsythe, Winona State University

4. Empty Stomachs, Empty Souls: Kafka's The Hunger Artist and the Mis/Affirmed Self
Daniel J. Irving, Binghamton University

For additional panel, see session - 42

 

4. Playing with Identity: Stories of Self and Other in German Cultural Production

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Wabash Cannonball)

Chair: Magdalen Stanley Majors, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-Chair: Jerome Bolton, New York University

1. Fluid Identities: Changes in Name, Religion, and Location in the Works of Rafik Schami
Holly Brining, University of Texas at Austin

2. Leroy: Locating Self and National Identity through Popular Culture
Amanda Sheffer, Catholic University of America

3. Playing (Socialist) Indians: Liselote Welskopf-Henrich's Harka Cycle and the DEFA Indianerfilme
Petra Watzke, Washington University in St. Louis

 

5. Women's Studies - Panel 1 of 2

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Knickerbocker)

Topic: Women Writers: Power Play
Chair: Marjorie Allison, Western Illinois University
Secretary and Moderator: Holly Stovall, Western Illinois University

1. Against the Unfair Playing Field: Women Authors Winning the Man Booker Prize
Marjorie Allison, Western Illinois University

2. Playing with Spaces: Reviewing Conformity and Challenge in the Prize-Winning Novels of Willa Cather and Nella Larsen
Kelsey Squire, Loyola University Chicago

3. Female Zine Writers: The Role of Play in Creating Identity
Rebekah Buchanan, Western Illinois University

4. Nella Larson's Passing: Navigating Difficult Boundaries of Self and Society
C. S'thembile West, Western Illinois University

For additional panel, see session - 20

 

6. English II: English Literature 1800-1900 - Panel 1 of 4

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: Performance and Gender
Chair: Stacey Kikendall, University of New Mexico
Secretary: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University

1. The Play of Gothic Feminity in William Godwin's Things as They Are; or; The Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794)
Lisa Kirch, University of Maryland

2. Performing Genre, Performing Gender: Northanger Abbey as Narrative Destabilization
Stephen Grandchamp, Michigan State University

3. The Boys Were Players, The Girls Were Played: Play and Gender Performativity in Christina Rossetti's Speaking Likenesses and E. Nesbit's Psammead Series
Amberyl Malkovich, Concord University

4. The Femme Fatale Speaks Back: Performance, Tourism and the Dangers of Western Art in Marie Corelli's Ziska, The Problem of a Wicked Soul (1897)
Thierry Ramais, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

For additional panels, see sessions - 21, 51, 67

 

7. Italian - Panel 1 of 2

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Zephyr)

Topic: Players, Gamers, Tricksters, and Con Artists in Italian Theatre, Literature, Cinema and Other Media
Chair: Stefano Boselli, Gettysburg College
Secretary: Daniele Fioretti, Miami University

1. From Stage to Page: Wordplay in Achille Campanile's Tragedie in due battute
Stefano Boselli, Gettysburg College

2. Identities in Transition via Handball in Uberto Pasolini's Machan
Chiara De Santi, SUNY - Fredonia

3. "Me lo dici, babbo, che gioco è?": Dynamic Equivalence and Creative Mistranslation in Roberto Benigni's La vita è bella
Erika Conti, Washington University in St. Louis

For additional panel, see session - 22

 

8. Adaptations and Political Protest

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Meteor)

Chair: Rebecca Brittenham, Indiana University South Bend
Co-chair: Lesley Walker, Indiana University South Bend
Secretary: Elaine Roth, Indiana University South Bend

1. The Swoop: How Parody Propelled England into WW I
Rebecca Brittenham, Indiana University South Bend

2. Going Off the Deep End: Film Adaptations of Elisabeth Sanxay Holding's World War II novel The Blank Wall
Elaine Roth, Indiana University South Bend

3. Being an Asshole: Documentary, Satire, and French Anti-Muslim Sentiment
Lesley Walker, Indiana University South Bend

 

9. Women in Literature I - Panel 1 of 3

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Topic: Sailing Stones: Women Initiating Change in Literature
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren A. Whightsel, Illinois State University

1. "She was spinning": The Work of Feminist Literary Narrative and Reparative Practice in Toni Morrison's Beloved
Oren A. Whightsel, Illinois State University

2. Write What You Know is There, Not What is "Real": Gertrude Stein's Challenge to Literature
Catherine Ratliff, Illinois State University

3. Splashing on the Other Side of the Sea: Jean Rhys' Playful Travel to Wide Sargasso Sea
Kathryn M. Mathews, St. Louis University

For additional panels, see sessions - 24, 33

 

10. American Dialect Society - Panel 1 of 2

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Grand Hall 2)

Topic: Language Variation and Change
Chair: Erica J. Benson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1. Code-Switching in Bilingual Interactions: Language Alternation to Report Speech in German
Alyson Sewell, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2. Dialect and Language Contact in Hustisford, Wisconsin: A Shift Towards an English-Influenced Standard
Emily Heidrich and Elizabeth Mackie Suetmeier, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. L1 Attrition and Code-Switching in Minnesota Swedish
Marcus Cederstorm and Brandy Trygstad, University of Wisconsin-Madison

For additional panel, see session - 25

 

11. Time Out of Joint

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Grand Hall 3)

1. Note to Self: An Analysis of the Self-Apostrophes in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh
Annmarie Steffes, University of Iowa

2. Doing Time: Lady Gaga and the Queer Temporality of Telephone
Jess Issacharoff, University of Iowa

3. Fun with Math, Stars, and Li-Young Lee, or, To Infinity and Back
Michael Kearns, University of Southern Indiana

 

12. Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories
Chair: Andre Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

1. Critical Regionalism, Local-Color Writing, and Alice Dunbar-Nelson's Short Fiction
Melina Vizcaino-Aleman, University of New Mexico

2. Cultural and Social Themes in the Short Fiction of Sandra Cisneros
JoAnn Allen, Oral Roberts University

3. The Mis-education of Melanie and Kiswana Brown: The Past It Seems So Far Away…
Andre Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

4. Tortillas, Fry Bread, or Wheat Bread, It All Holds in the Meat: Universality and Introduction to Ethnic American Short Fiction in the College Classroom
Sarah Chavez, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

13. The Humorous, Playful Denunciation of Social Oppression in Central American Literature

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Chair: Néstor I. Quiroa, Wheaton College

1. Playing with Pronouns in Ana Istarú's Hombres en Escabeche (2005)
Timothy Klingler, Wheaton College

2. Miguel Angel Asturias and the Value of the Word
Néstor I. Quiroa, Wheaton College

3. Commentary on the Session Titled "The Humorous, Playful Denunciation of Social Oppression in Central American Literature"
Steven Gardner, Illinois College

 

14. Playing with Shakespeare in the K-12 Schools: Making University/School Parnterships Work

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Regency Ballroom B)

Chair: Barbara Mather Cobb, Murray State University / Murray Shakespeare Festival

1. What We Need: A Survey of Teacher Education Majors' and Teachers' Wish List for Teaching Shakespeare
Adrienne Custer, Murray State University / Murray High School

2. Language Arts, Literacy, and Love at First Sight: Playing With Shakespeare Before High School
Barbara Mather Cobb, Murray State University

 

15. German Women Writers - Panel 1 of 2

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Chair: Amy Kepple Strawser, Otterbein University
Co-chair: Daniela Richter, Central Michigan University

1. Liminality in the Poetry of Friedericke Mayröcker and Ulla Hahn
Gerburg Garmann, University of Indianapolis

2. Narrating Kaddish: Anna Mitgutsch's Wenn du wiederkommst
Christina Guenther, Bowling Green State University

3. "Gefühlvolle Chirurgin"; die Autorin und Künstlerin Julya Rabinowich
Roxane Riegler, Emporia State University

For additional panel, see session - 30

 

16. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons - Panel 2 of 8

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Frisco)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: Civil Crisis in Print: Inheritance and Maneuver
Chair: Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University

1. 'With God on Our Side': Sectionalism, Secession, and the Anglo-Norman Myth
Pamela K. Asmus, University of New Haven

2. Longfellow's Contradiction: Patriotism and Pacifism in Tales of a Wayside Inn
Joshua Matthews, University of Iowa

3. Stitching Up the Nation: Elizabeth Keckley and the Domestic Politics of Dressmaking
Eve E. Rosenbaum, University of Iowa

4. 'To Tell of These Songs': Print and the Reproduction of Black Music, 1867-1903
Jeremy Wells, Allegheny College

For additional panels, see sessions - 1, 46, 62, 96, 110, 147, 164

 

17. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700 - Panel 2 of 5

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Illinois Central)

Topic: Open
Chair: Julia Dominquez Castellano, Iowa State University
Secretary: Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1. Language as Intermediary and Mysticism in Juan Ruiz's Libro de Buen Amor
Amos Lieberman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2. Myth, Burlesque, and the Ballad of Polo de Medina's "Fábula de Pan y Siringa"
R. John McCaw, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. The Spoken Word: Performing Lyrical Poetry in Don Quixote
Chad Gasta, Iowa State University

For additional panels, see sessions - 2, 41, 47, 63

 

18. Panel Canceled

 

19. Afro-Romance Studies: Literature, Culture, Race, and History - Panel 1 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Wabash Cannonball)

Topic: Caribbean Identity, Culture, Literature, and History
Chair: Mamadou Badiane, Univerity of Missouri-Columbia

1. The Representation of Haiti in Hispanic Caribbean Literature
Sheree Henlon, Wiitenburg University

2. (Re)shaping Political History: Juan José Nieto the Colombian Obama
Alain Lawo Sukam, Texas A & M University

3. Candelario Obeso and His Political and Aesthetic Revolution
María del Pilar Melgarejo, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

For additional panel, see session - 43

 

20. Women's Studies - Panel 2 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Knickerbocker)

Topic: Women Writers: Power Play
Chair: Marjorie Allison, Western Illinois University
Secretary: Holly Stovall, Western Illinois University

1. Playing the Field: Women's Lib at Work within Women Novelists of Barcelona's Gauche Divine
Holly Stovall, Western Illinois University

2. Children, Play and Obsession: Norah Lange and the Power of the Modern Woman
Gabriela Romero-Ghiretti, Washington University

3. Child at Play: Stevie Smith's Deceptive Poetics
Hyun-Jin Lim, Washington University St. Louis

For additional panel, see session - 5

 

21. English II: English Literature 1800-1900 - Panel 2 of 4

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: Violent Play
Chair: Stacey Kikendall, University of New Mexico
Secretary: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University

1. Fun with Animals: Children's Games of Cruelty
Nancee Reeves, Purdue University

2. A Famous Hunt: Class, Race, and Gender Wars in Amy Levy's "Run to Death"
Jessica Walsh, Harper College

3. Playing the Victim: Radical Masochism in Victorian Religious Discourse
Amanda Paxton, York University

4. Child's Play, Child Abduction, and the Transylvanian Threat in Stoker and Browning
Courtney Andree, Washington University in St. Louis

For additional panels, see sessions - 6, 51, 67

 

22. Italian - Panel 2 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Zephyr)

Topic: Players, Gamers, Tricksters, and Con Artists in Italian Theatre, Literature, Cinema and Other Media
Chair: Stefano Boselli, Gettysburg College
Secretary: Daniele Fioretti, Miami University

1. What a Wicked Game You Play: A Battle of Ego(s) in Arrigo Boito's "L'alfier nero"
Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College

2. Labyrinths made of Words: Italo Calvino's Il castello dei destini incrociati and Edoardo Sanguineti's Il giuoco dell'oca
Daniele Fioretti, Miami University

3. Play with Literature in L2; Stefano Benni's Stranalandia
Tania Convertini, University of Wisconsin - Madison

For additional panel, see session - 7

 

23. Teaching Writing at the College Level - Panel 1 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Meteor)

Topic: Teaching Writing in Diverse Environments
Chair: Aimee Krall-Lanoue, Calumet College of St. Joseph
Secretary: Andre Buchenot, Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis

1. You Mean, I Actually Have to Write in This Class?: Teaching Composition in a Career College
Tamar Neumann, Globe University - Minneapolis

2. Writing for Art Students: Extending the Process (the Radical Rewrite)
Mary McDunna and Gretchen Gasterland-Gustafsson, Minneapolis School of Art and Design

For additional panel, see session - 53

 

24. Women in Literature I - Panel 2 of 3

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Topic: Sailing Stones: Women Initiating Change in Literature
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren A. Whightsel, Illinois State University

1. 21st Century Affect
Karla Kelsey, Susquehanna University

2. There's Something in Her I: A Gurlesque Exploration of Identity Making
Theresa O'Donnell, Illinois State University

3. Woman and Writer Both: Hermaphrodism in Behn's Poetry
Christine M. Blasi, Mount Mary College

4. Uncovering Ann Petry's "The New Mirror"
Kate Bloomquist, Washington University St. Louis

For additional panels, see sessions - 9, 33

 

25. American Dialect Society - Panel 2 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Grand Hall 2)

Topic: Language Variation and Change
Chair: Erica J. Benson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1. Third-Person Attributions in TV/Radio Celebrity Interviews: An American-English and Mandarin Chinese Comparative Discourse Study
Xuehua Xiang, University of Illinois at Chicago

2. Going There and Mapping It: The Status of the COT and CAUGHT Vowels in Southwestern Illinois English
Kristine A. Hildebrandt and Larry LaFond, Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

3. Gender Differences in Low Vowels and Prosody in Wisconsin English
Nicholas Williams and Thomas Purnell, University of Wisconsin-Madison

For additional panel, see session - 10

 

26. History of Critical Reception - Panels 1 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Grand Hall 3)

Topic: Genre, Illustrations, and Questions of Response
Chair: James Machor, Kansas State University
Secretary: Ildiko Olasz, Northwest Missouri State University

1. Visualization or Illustration? Thackeray's Illustrations and Literary Reception
Ildiko Olasz, Northwest Missouri State University

2. Reading Faulkner's As I Lay Dying and Light in August: Between Naturalism and (anti)Detective Fiction
Philip Goldstein, University of Delaware

3. Playing Together: Comics Closure as Negotiated Reading
Leah Misemer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

For additional panel, see session - 135

 

27. Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature I

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Beyond Mark Twain: Humor and Midwestern Literature
Chair: Marilyn J. Atlas, Ohio University

1. Humor Me, I'm from the Midwest: The Essays of Wisconsin Humorist Mike Perry and the Trope of Poking Fun at Ourselves
Christian Knoeller, Purdue University

2. Ha, Ha, Ha, Ouch: Dance Night, Trip Night, Black, Black, Dawn Powell
Marilyn J. Atlas, Ohio University

 

28. Fabricating the Body I

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Topic: Fabricating the Playful Body
Chair: Tracy J.R. Collins, Central Michigan University
Secretary: Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

1. Illicit Play and the Alluring Body in Elizabeth Bowen's "The Jungle'
Kate Krueger, Arkansas State University

2. Word Play and Aids: Codifying an Epidemic with Silence, Metaphor and Ridicule
Jodie Parys, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

3. Menopause: Cultural Depictions of the Aging Woman
Sarah Burcon, Lawrence Technological University

4. Bustin' Bonaparte: Shreiner's African Playground
Sophie Lavin, SUNY-Stony Brook University

 

29. Luso-Brazilian II

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Regency Ballroom B)

Topic: Oral Traditions of the Portuguese-Speaking Countries
Chair: Isabel Cristina Rodrigues Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Lavras

1. Nuvem Cigana's Performances and Artimanhas: Reading Poetry and Acting Out
Debora Racy Soares, UNICAMP/FAPESP

2. Joana dos Anjos' Ouvindo Histórias na Senzala: Oral Narratives Against Racial Discrimination
Isabel Cristina Rodrigues Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Lavras

 

30. German Women Writers - Panel 2 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Chair: Amy Kepple Strawser, Otterbein University
Co-chair: Daniela Richter, Central Michigan University

1. "Jedes Wort ist eine Übersetzung": Writing as a Mode of Translation in Works by Zsuzsanna Gahse
Antje Krüger, Goucher College

2. From a Bad Family: Gabriele Reuter for Young Women
Nancy Twilley, Washington University

3. "Ich will leben, auch wenn ich tot bin": Valeska Gert's Obsessive Autobiographies
Kristen Hylenski, University of Minnosota, Duluth

For additional panel, see session - 15

 

31. Film III - Panel 1 of 3

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Zephyr)

Topic: Children and Teenagers in Latin American Film
Chair: Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

1. Cinematic Portrayals of Girls Coming of Age in Brazil's Urban Peripheries: Teen Dreams and Fantasy in Sonhos Roubados and Nina
Jack Draper, University of Missouri, Columbia

2. Remembering Gang Warfare in Brazil: Innocence Lost in City of God
Joya Uraizee, Saint Louis University

3. Boys at 11, Men at 12: Wrestling the Play out of Boyhood in War-Torn El Salvador
Jennifer Gómez Menjívar, Ohio State University

For additional panels, see sessions - 52, 68

 

32. Performing Animals in Literature and Film - Panel 1 of 2

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Meteor)

Chair: Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University

1. Stirring the Beast Within: Atwood's Surfacing and the Narrator's Animal Performance
Jessica Boykin, Missouri State University

2. "When I See An Elephant Fly": Playing with Race in the Disney Golden Era
Danielle Glassmeyer, Bradley University

3. "Jaguar is your real name": Performing Animality in Isabel Allende's City of the Beasts
Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University

For additional panel, see session - 69

 

33. Women in Literature I - Panel 3 of 3

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Topic: Sailing Stones: Women Initiating Change in Literature
Chair: Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University
Secretary: Oren A. Whightsel, Illinois State University

1. How to (W)rite, How to be R(e)ad: Women Pioneering the 21st Century
Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

2. So Many Stones, So Little Sailing
Kass Fleisher, Illinois State University

3. Hear My Long Snake Moan: Bearing Witness to the Scarred Songs of PJ Harvey
Amy Eggert, Bradley University

For additional panels, see sessions - 9, 24

 

34. Midwest Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages II

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 2)

Topic:Using Humor in the Feminist Classroom

Chair: Milton W. Wendland, University of Kansas

1. Humor and Feminist Pedagogy in an Online Classroom
Ellen Lansky, Inver Hills Community College

2. Laughing Off Narratives of Declension in an Ecofeminist Classroom
Monica Barron, Truman State University

3. Equal Opportunity Mockery
Sarajane Alverson, University of Missouri, St. Louis

 

35. Travel Writing/Writing Travel

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 3)

Topic: The Serious Pleasures of Travel
Chair: Andrea Kaston Tange, Eastern Michigan University

1. Stability from Flux: Playful Self-Fashioning in Assaulted and Pursued Chastity
Jessica Tooker, Indiana University

2. Balloon-papers and Play-bills: Labour and Leisure in Nineteenth-Century British Arctic Exploration, 1818-1859
Erika Behrisch Elce, Royal Military College of Canada

3. (Re)Making Neo-liberal Ideal Girl Subjects through Round-the-World Travel
(Brena) Yu-Chen Tai, The Ohio State University

 

36. Popular Culture - Panel 1 of 3

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Playing (At): Identity and Performance in Popular Culture
Chair: Susan J. Wolfe, University of South Dakota
Secretary: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University

1. Don't Blame Me for the Nothing I've Become: True Love under False Identities in White Collar and Covert Affairs
Marla Arbach, University of Santiago de Compostela

2. I've Got Me in the Music: Role Playing in the Television Series Glee
Richard Heldenfels, University of Akron

3. Performing Anger (through Humor): Infotainment's Political Commentary Post-9/11
Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

For additional panels, see sessions - 57, 73

 

37. Illustrated Texts - Panel 1 of 3

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Topic: The Play of Hybrids
Chair: Micki Nyman, Fayatteville State University

1. Framing the Audience: Adaptations of 1001 Arabrian Nights
Leah Misemer, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. Faces of Jane Eyre: Dame Darcy and the Gothic Hybrid
Micki Nyman, Fayettesville State University

3. Humor and the Illustrated Novel: Mark Twain, The American Anti-Imperialist League and the Rise of the Cartoon
Katherine Bishop, University of Iowa

For additional panels, see sessions - 58, 74

 

38. Transatlantic: Italy, Spain and Latin America

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Regency Ballroom B)

Chair: Patricia Vilches, Lawrence University

1. The "Sham Astrologer" in the Spanish and Italian Theaters of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Nancy D'Antuono, St. Mary's College

2. Fortuna and Virtù: A Machiavellian Reading of Blest Gana's Durante la Reconquista
Patricia Vilches, Lawrence University

 

39. Sociality and the Color Line in American Literature

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Chair: Jack Kerkering, Loyola University Chicago

1. Claude McKay and the Art of Collective Resistance
William Malcuit, University of Wisconsin-Washington County

2. A Reading of Frederick Douglass's Novella The Heroic Slave
Zachary Lamm, University of Illinois at Chicago

3. Excessive Care Work: Ann Petry's The Street and Gwendolyn Brooks' The Bronzville Woman in a Red Hat
Ann Mattis, Marquette University

 

40. Gender Studies: Male

12 noon-1:30 p.m. (Frisco)

Topic: Men at Work, Men at Play
Chair: Keith Wilhite, Siena College

1. Anywhere But Here: The Place of Intimate Relationships Between Men in Achy Obejas and Junot Diaz
Ashley Lawson, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

2. 'Our do-it-yourself lithium hydroxide canister is complete': Reclaiming Masculinity in Apollo 13
Raymond Malewitz, Oregon State University

3. Newsweek's Masculine Women: Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton
Jared Champion, Boston University

4. From Sgt. Joe Friday and Frank Smith in Dragnet to Ben Sherman and John Cooper in Southland: Representations of Masculinity in Law Enforcement
Marianne Cotugno, Miami University and Mark Hoffman, Middletown Division of Police

 

41. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700 - Panel 3 of 5

12 noon-1:30 p.m. (Illinois Central)

Topic: Open
Chair: Julia Dominquez Castellano, Iowa State University
Secretary: Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1. Playing with Don Quixote (and Sancho): Guillén de Castro's Dramatic Adaptations
Gregory Baum, The University of Chicago

2. Cervantes and the Serio Ludere Tradition
Michael Scham, University of St. Thomas

3. Camp, Kitsch y Otros Asuntos en dos Escenas de El Curioso Impertinent y El Viejo Celoso
Rebecca Bowman, Texas State University - San Marcos

For additional panels, see sessions - 17, 41, 47, 63

 

42. Art What Thou Eat - Panel 2 of 2

12 noon-1:30 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: OpenChair: Arline Cravens, Saint Louis University
Secretary: Lynne F. Margolies, Manchester College

1. Des mets qui ne disent rien: nourriture et quiproquo dans la pièce La Coopérative de Jeanne Marni
Katia Viot-Southard, State University of New York at Oswego

2. La difficile reconstruction identitaire des enfants de harkis: Le thème de l'anorexie dans Fille de harki de Fatima Besnaci-Lancou
Vincent Jouane, Washington University in St. Louis

3. La mise en scène de la nourriture dans la Correspondance de Madame de Sévigné
Arline Cravens, Saint Louis University

 

For additional panel, see session - 3

 

43. Afro-Romance Studies: Literature, Culture, Race, and History - Panel 2 of 2

12 noon-1:30 p.m. (Wabash Cannonball)

Topic: Caribbean Identity, Culture, Literature, and History
Chair: Mamadou Badiane, Univerity of Missouri-Columbia

1. Unpacking Mestizaje: Fortunato Vizcarrondo and the Puertorrican Cultural Identity
Mamodou Badiane, University of Missouri-Columbia

2. All in The Family? The Tragic Male Mulatto and The Oedipus Complex in French Romantic Fiction
Tomaz Cunningham, University of Missouri-Columbia

For additional panel, see session - 19

 

44. Foreign Language Film Conference - Panel 1 of 6

12 noon-1:30 p.m. (Knickerbocker)

Organizers: Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
and Rosemary Peters, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

Topic: From Defying Stereotypes to Disturbingly Shocking
Chair: Rosemary Peters, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

1. Is it a bird? Is it an airplane? No, it is Laura and her mysteries!: Playing the Non-traditional Female Detective on the Small Screen
Inmaculada Pertusa, Western Kentucky University

2. Humor Across Erasmus Borders in L'Auberge Espagnole
Gina Breen, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

3. 'Shock Horror': Can It Teach or Merely Titillate?
Rachel Ritterbusch, Sheperd University

For additional panels, see sessions - 50, 66, 99, 113, 130

 

45. Creative Writing: Poetry

12 noon-1:30 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: Open
Chair: Martha Modena Vertreace-Doody, Kennedy-King College

1. Branding Girls: Playing with the Consumer's Mind
Laura Madeline Wiseman, University of Nebraska

2. Green Frog Dao
Steven Schroeder, University of Chicago

3. Language, Image, and Sound: A Multimedia Orchestra of Five Short Pieces
Gerburg Garmann, University of Indianapolis

4. In This Glad Hour: Elizabeth Caldwell Duncan
Martha Modena Vertreace-Doody, Kennedy-King College

 

46. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons - Panel 3 of 8

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Frisco)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: The Making of Memory, The Meaning of Citizenship
Chair: Susanna Ashton, Clemson University

1. 'Do Like Free People': Literacy Education for Freedmen and Women
Rebecca Entel, Cornell College

2. 'Turretted, Dedicated, Superscribed': Constructing Civil War Memory
Elizabeth Duquette, Gettysburg College

3. Specters of Sherman: The Civil War and Modern Memory
Benjamin Cooper, Washington University-St. Louis

4. The Last Campaign of John Brown's Body: The American Literary Canon, West Point, and the Forgotten Civil War Epic
Martin T. Buinicki and David M. Owens, Valparaiso University

For additional panels, see sessions - 1, 16, 62, 96, 110, 147, 164

 

47. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700 - Panel 4 of 5

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Illinois Central)

Topic: Open
Chair: Julia Dominquez Castellano, Iowa State University
Secretary: Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1. La Postura Metafísica en un Auto Sacramental de Calderón
Robert L. Fiore, University of Arizona

2. El Vínculo Entre Nobleza y Desdicha en la Dramaturgia Calderoniana
David J. Hildner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Shadow as a Metaphor for Sin in Calderón's Sacramental Plays
William Cummins, Ashland University

For additional panels, see sessions - 2, 17, 41, 63

 

48. The Mezzuzah and the Mestizaje: Jewish Latin America

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: Open
Chair: Joanna L. Mitchell, Denison University
Secretary: Lynn F. Margolies, Manchester College

1. Have You Heard the One About?: Memory and Misogyny in Ana María Shua's Cabras, Mujeres, y Mulas
Lynne F. Margolies, Manchester College

2. How do you know Moses was Halebi? Ethnic Joking Among Young Mexican Jewish Men in a Torah Class
Evelyn M. Dean-Olmsted, Indiana University

3. Mexican Shivahs: Death and Laughter in Two Recent Films
Joanna L. Mitchell, Denison University

 

49. African American Literature - Panel 1 of 2

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Wabash Cannonball)

Topic: No, Seriously…Is It Really Over? African American Literature After Jim Crow
Chair: Melissa Daniels, Northwestern University
Secretary: Rickey Fayne, Northwestern University

1. "If I Knew That, I'd Know What Race Is": The Mulatto and the Mysteries of Racial Identity in Passing and Caucasia
Jené Schoenfeld, Kenyon College

2. The Part for the Whole: From Race Literature to Literature about Race
Kinohi Nishikawa, Northwestern University

3. August Wilson's Ten-Cycle Play: Have the African American Literary Critics Gone Crazy?
Andre Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

For additional panel, see session - 65

 

50. Foreign Language Film Conference - Panel 2 of 6

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Knickerbocker)

Organizers: Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
and Rosemary Peters, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

Topic: Adaptation and Evolution Across Time and Borders
Chair: Megan Lawrence, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

1. Shakespeare's Othello in Indian Stage and Screen: Past and Present
Kakali Adhikary, NARA Women's University

2. Spatiotemporal V-effekting: Self-Organized Criticality and Adaptation in Brecht and Pabst's Threepenny Opera
Kristopher Mecholsky, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

3. High Drama in the Low Rises; Abdellatif Kechiche's L'Esquive
Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

For additional panels, see sessions - 44, 66, 99, 113, 130

 

51. English II: English Literature 1800-1900 - Panel 3 of 4

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: (De)Constructing Identities
Chair: Stacey Kikendall, University of New Mexico
Secretary: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University

1. The 'Magnetic Slumber' and Performative Habits of Wilkie Collins
Daniel Mangiavellano, Tulane University

2. Fixing 'The Fixed Period': Rethinking Trollope and Moral Relativism
Mickey Toogood, Tufts University

3. Foul Play in Representing the New Woman: Eliza Lynn Linton's Detestable Phoebe Barrington
Patricia Murphy, Missouri Southern State University

For additional panels, see sessions - 6, 21, 67

 

52. Film III - Panel 2 of 3

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Zephyr)

Topic: Children and Teenagers in Latin American Film
Chair: Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

1. Cuban Tales: Rewriting History for Children
Omar Granados, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

2. Un Chango Menos: El Poder Normalizador de las Palabras y la Amnesia Colectiva en La Mujer Sin Cabeza (2009) de Lucrecia Martel
Karina Vazquez, The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa

3. Cuando El Polaquitó la Inocencia
Alberto Chamorro, Drury University

4. Innocence Interrupted: Soba, Aña Uña and the End of Childhood in Mexican Cinema
Ignacio Sanchez Prado, Washington University - St. Louis

For additional panels, see sessions - 31, 68

 

53. Teaching Writing at the College Level - Panel 2 of 2

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Meteor)

Topic: Teaching Writing in Diverse Environments
Chair: Aimee Krall-Lanoue, Calumet College of St. Joseph
Secretary: Andre Buchenot, Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis

1. Veterans Among Us: Student Veterans in Composition Courses
Corrinne Hinton, St. Louis University

2. From the Training Room to the Classroom: Teaching Report Writing to Law Enforcement Officers and College Students
Marianne Cotugno, Miami University Ohio

3. From the Training Room to the Classroom: Teaching Report Writing to Law Enforcement Officers and College Students
Mark Hoffman, Middletown Division of Police

4. A Voice from the Back of the Composition Classroom: How Space Constructs an Instructor's Identity
Claire Lutkewitte, Nova Southeastern University

For additional panel, see session - 23

 

54. Eroding Personal Boundaries in College Classrooms: A Chance for Improved Engagement or a Recipe for Disaster? - Panel 1 of 2

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Chair: Brenda Boudreau, McKendree University

1. Parent, Therapist, Life Coach: The Job Description They Don't Mention in the Contract
Brenda Boudreau, McKendree University

2. Teaching as Empathic Performance: The Balancing Act Between Caring and Professionalism
Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana

3. The Empathetic Teacher vs. The Pushover vs. the Hard-Nosed: Empathy and Fairness in the Classroom
Harriet Scranton Clark, University of Missiour-St. Louis

4. An Engaged Pedagogy: Teacher, Narrative, and Student Identity
Kelly M. Meyer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

For additional panel, see session - 70

 

55. Diversions, Digressions, and Unusual Connections: New Media and Narrative Practice - Panel 1 of 2

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Grand Hall 2)

Chair: Kristine Kelly, Case Western Reserve University
Respondent: Jennifer Dorsey, Saint Louis University

1. Data as Poetry: Algorithmic Media Experiments and the Computational Sublime
Tina Kelleher, Towson University

2. Hitchcock's Neat Little Blotches: Framing Devices in North by Northwest
Wendy Veronica Xin, University of California, Berkeley

3. Tracing Links: Hypertext, Networks, and Literature from the Diaspora
Kristine Kelly, Case Western Reserve University

For additional panel, see session - 71

 

56. Playful/Serious Spaces and Postcolonial Discourse/Literature

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Grand Hall 3)

Chair: Delphine Fongang, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

1. The Shifting Boundaries Between Serious/Playful Discourse in Postcolonial African Literature
Delphine Fongang, University of Wisconin-Whitewater

2. "Process Too Complicated to Explain (P2C2E)": Postcolonial Parody and Playfulness in Salman Rushdie's Novels for Young Audiences
Hari Adhikari, Illinois State University

3. Werewere Liking: "Let's Play…God is Woman"
Katheryn Wright, Rhodes College

4. Reading U.S. Colonial / Imperial Topography through Korean War Adoptees' Life Writing
In Shik Bang, Illinois State University

 

57. Popular Culture - Panel 2 of 3

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Playing (At): Identity and Performance in Popular Culture
Chair: Susan J. Wolfe, University of South Dakota
Secretary: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University

1. The Dudes Are Emerging: Tropic Thunder, Performance and Postmodern Identity
Erin Greer, University of California - Berkeley

2. Playing with Fire: The Failure of Hybridity in Duerme
Allysha Martin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3. Acting as Family: The Uncanny and Constructed Families of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University and Susan J. Wolfe, University of South Dakota

For additional panels, see sessions - 36, 73

 

58. Illustrated Texts - Panel 2 of 3

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Topic: The Play of Hybrids
Chair: Micki Nyman, Fayatteville State University

1. Geographic Decolonization: Mapping the Andean World in Felipe Guamá n Poma de Ayala's Primer Nueva Corónica i Buen Gobierno
Samuel Jaffee, University of California - Irvine

2. Take Two: F. W. Hackländer, Wilhelm Raabe, and the German Illustrated Novel, 1875-85
Shane Peterson, Washington University

3. W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz and the Future Tense of Photography
David Oslen, Saint Louis University

For additional panels, see sessions - 37, 74

 

59. French II

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Regency Ballroom B)

Topic: From Display to Interplay: Change and Controversy in Post-revolutionary French Literature and Society
Chair: Adeleen Brown, Indiana University-Bloomington

1. Love, Life and Being: A Study of the Role of Women in the Works of André Breton
Jason M. Felihkatubbe, Wichita State University

2. L'interaction des Couleurs dans Émaux et Camées de Théophile Gautier et le Traité des Couleurs de Goethe
Georgy Khabarovsky, Indiana University-Bloomington

3. Le Réalisme et I'invisible: Vautrin et la Socialisation Perverse du Criminel Chez Balzac
Benoit Leclercq, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4. La Femina Impérialis dans Voyage au Bout de la Nuit de Céline
Adeleen Brown, Indiana University-Bloomington

 

60. Playing Across Borders: Katherine Mansfield and the Margins of the Modern

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Texas Special)

Chair: Todd Martin, Huntington University/Katherine Mansfield Society

1. Katherine Mansfield in Bavaria: 'Unpacking' the First-Person Narrator in In a German Pension
Todd Martin, Huntington University

2. Katherine Mansfield in the Garden of Forking Paths
Aaron Jaffe, University of Louisville

3. Fly-fluttering in a Milk Jug Buzz
Kath MacLean, Grant MacEwan University

 

61. Manifestos!: Topics for Graduate Students - Panel 1 of 2

1:45-3:15 p.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Chair: Steven Davis, University of Indiana-Bloomington
Secretary: Maglina Lubovich, Fond du Lac College

1. Collective Futures
Michael Verderame, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2. Manifesto Meets Reality: Confessions of the New Kid in Academia
Annie Bierman, University of Nebraska

3. Manifesto for Nontraditional Graduate Students
Allene Nichols, University of Texas at Dallas

4. I'm Getting my PhD in the Humanities--Deal with It
Julie Koehler, Wayne State University

5. The Marriage of True Minds: Admitting Impediments in the Advisor-Advisee Relationship
Grace Waitman, University of Indiana-Bloomington

6. Self Help or The Two Nations?: Graduate Labor Reconsidered
Lindsay Mayo Fincher, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

For additional panel, see session - 77

 

62. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons - Panel 4 of 8

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Frisco)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: Of Arms and the Men?: Teaching Civil War Literature
Chair: Jane E. Schultz, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

1. Teaching the Civil War in the American Literature Survey
Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University

2. Dead Reckoning: Recollecting the Civil War through C19 Periodicals
Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

3. What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been': Experimental Learning in an Interdisciplinary Approach to the Civil War
William Steele, Okahoma Christian University

For additional panels, see sessions - 1, 16, 46, 96, 110, 147, 164

 

63. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700 - Panel 5 of 5

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Illinois Central)

Topic: Open
Chair: Julia Dominquez Castellano, Iowa State University
Secretary: Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1. The Readers' Visualization of Drama and the Illustrations of the (Tragi)comedia de Calisto y Melibea
Isidro J. Rivera, The University of Kansas

2. Medical Encounters in Lope de Rueda's Pasos
Lourdes Albuixech, Southern Illinois University

3. Ruth Becomes La Mejor Espigadera: Midrash and Biblical Interpretation in a Comedia by Tirso de Molina
Will Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

For additional panels, see sessions - 2, 17, 41, 47

 

64. Posthuman, All too Human

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Chair: Timothy James Sutton, Florida Gulf Coast University

1. Posthuman Consciousness and Survival in Spanish and US Film
Matthew Escobar, Seton Hall University

2. Gary Shteyngart's Sad True Love Story and the Emergence of Posthuman Realism
Raymond Malewitz, Oregon State University

3. René Meets the Robot: Cartesian Feedback and the Reflexivity of the Posthuman
Martin Goffeney, Eastern Michigan University

 

65. African American Literature - Panel 2 of 2

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Wabash Cannonball)

Topic: No, Seriously…Is It Really Over? African American Literature After Jim Crow
Chair: Melissa Daniels, Northwestern University
Secretary: Rickey Fayne, Northwestern University

1. We Will Never Stop Learning: Didacticism in the Use of Postmodern Satire
Brandon Manning, The Ohio State University

2. Committing Discipline Suicide: African American Studies and Literary Criticsim
Donald Shaffer, Mississippi State Univerity

3. How Did We Get to African American Literature Anyway
Rickey Fayne, Northwestern University

For additional panel, see session - 49

 

66. Foreign Language Film Conference - Panel 3 of 6

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Knickerbocker)

Organizers: Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
and Rosemary Peters, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

Topic: Foreign Language Film in the Classroom
Chair: Rosemary Peters, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

1. Popcorn, Pop, and 'Please Divide into Groups': Integrating Film into the Language Curriculum (German Language Films)
Kristy Boney, University of Central Missouri

2. Popcorn, Pop, and 'Please Divide into Groups': Integrating Film into the Language Curriculum (Spanish Language Films)
Julie Stephens de Jonge, University of Central Missouri

3. Playing with Words: Translation and Comedy in the Foreign Language Classroom
Amy Allen Sekhar and Maribel Campoy, University of Indianapolis

For additional panels, see sessions - 44, 50, 99, 113, 130

 

67. English II: English Literature 1800-1900 - Panel 4 of 4

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: Humor and Fun
Chair: Stacey Kikendall, University of New Mexico
Secretary: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University

1. "An Odious Want of Seriousness": Pathological Expressions of Humor in The Portrait of a Lady
Jamis McDaniel, Pittsburg State University

2. Playful Art: Viewing Desires in the New Film Jane Eyre Film
Erin VanLaningham, Loras College

3. It's Lots of Fun - But Is It Literature
Sandy Norton, Eastern Michigan University

For additional panels, see sessions - 6, 21, 51

 

68. Film III - Panel 3 of 3

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Zephyr)

Topic: Children and Teenagers in Latin American Film
Chair: Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

1. Post-dictatorial Play with Martial Arts, Videogames, and Superheros
Patrick Blaine, Morningside College

2. Teen's Perspective in Cara de gueso, mi primer ghetto and Las viudas de los jueves
Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University

3. Who is the Child Here?: Representing Children and Childish Acts in Laberinto del fauno and El último tren
James Courtad, Illinois Wesleyan University

4. Adolescent Male Criminals, Poverty and the End of the Future in Recent Latin American Films
Dianna Niebylski, University of Illinois at Chicago

For additional panels, see sessions - 33, 52

 

69. Performing Animals in Literature and Film - Panel 2 of 2

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Meteor)

Chair: Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University

1. Where Humanity Ends: The Animals of Ernest Hemingway
Jennifer Stutzman, John Carroll University

2. Captive Flight: Falconry and the Feminine Subject in Juana Castro's Arte de Cetreria
Kathleen Doyle, Rhodes College

3. What Are We Looking At? Animals at Work
Sheryl O'Donnell, University of North Dakota

4. Performing Food
Don LePan, Broadview Press

For additional panel, see session - 32

 

70. Eroding Personal Boundaries in College Classrooms: A Chance for Improved Engagement or a Recipe for Disaster? - Panel 2 of 2

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Chair: Brenda Boudreau, McKendree University

1. Public Identity, Private Access: When Contact Information Becomes Too Much Contact
Jayme Blandford, Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

2. Increasing Technology in the Classroom: How "The Watson Approach" Helps and Hinders Females in Higher Education
Lisa Brennan, McKendree University

3. The Doctor Is In: Expectations of the Female Professor
Kelli Maloy, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

For additional panel, see session - 54

 

71. Diversions, Digressions, and Unusual Connections: New Media and Narrative Practice - Panel 2 of 2

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 2)

Chair: Kristine Kelly, Case Western Reserve University

1. How to Survive on the Internet: Emerging New Media Critical Practices and the Future of the Digital Humanities
Michael R. Mauritzen, Purdue University

2. We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: The Unlikely Marriage of Traditional Academic Publishing Narratives and New Media Technologies
Jennifer Dorsey, Saint Louis University

3. The WTF with Marc Maron Podcast: Learning by Disenchantment
James Rains, Eastern Michigan University

For additional panel, see session - 55

 

72. Exploring the Meanings of 'Play': Examples from France, Germany and Spain

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 3)
Chair: James W. Jones, Central Michigan University

1. Playing with Readers' Expectations: Rule Bending and Gender Bending in Georges Bernanos's Un crime
Keith Palka, Central Michigan University

2. Pushing the Envelope: Playing with Gender and Age in Gabriele Reuter's Ellen von der Weiden
Daniela Richter, Central Michigan University

3. Stuck in the Past: Ferdinand Bruckner's Representation of Homosexuality in His Late Weimar Plays
James W. Jones, Central Michigan University

4. A Passion for Plays: The Golden Age of Spanish Drama
Norma Richardson, Central Michigan University

 

73. Popular Culture - Panel 3 of 3

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Playing (At): Identity and Performance in Popular Culture
Chair: Susan J. Wolfe, University of South Dakota
Secretary: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University

1. Play like a Girl: EverQuest and Gender Neutral Video Games
Danielle Nielsen, Case Western Reserve University

2. Queering the Kitchen: Gay and/or Vegetarian Coming Out Narratives in Top Chef
Vivian Halloran, Indiana University

3. Acting as Lesbians: Identity and Performance in Seasons 5 & 6 of The L-Word
Susan Wolfe and Lee Ann Roripaugh, University of South Dakota

For additional panels, see sessions - 36, 57

 

74. Illustrated Texts - Panel 3 of 3

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Topic: The Play of Hybrids

Chair: Micki Nyman, Fayatteville State University

1. Another Trip to the Moon: Hybrid Words, Images, and Magic of George Méliès, Brian Selznick and Hugo Cabret
Sarah Petrovic, Northern Illinois University

2. Stan Lee's Mighty Thor and the Tales of Asgard: Myths for Fanboys
Paul Acker, Saint Louis University

For additional panels, see sessions - 37, 58

 

75. Writing Across the Curriculum

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Regency Ballroom B)

Topic: New Paradigms for WID in Colleges and Universities and in Teaching Writing
Chair: Richard Jewell, Inver Hills Community College
Secretary: Daniel Reardon, Missouri University of Science and Technology

1. Writing across the Curriculum with a Pedagogy of Globalism
Shui-yin Sharon Yam, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. (Still) Trying to Meet the Ethos of Engineering: WAC and Disciplinary Practice
Daniel Reardon, Missouri University of Science and Technology

3. The Steps of College Writing: How Major/Discipline Programs and Instructors Can Prepare for Requiring Writing
Richard Jewell, Minnesota State English Conference and Inver Hills Community College

 

76. Playing with History in Contemporary Memoirs and Documentaries

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Texas Special)
Chair: Friederike Emonds, The University of Toledo

1. Spies, Lies and Family Ties: Barbara Honigmann's Ein Kapitel aus meinem Leben
Brigitte Rossbacher, The University of Georgia

2. "Rappeler--Erinnern führt ins Innere'": Uwe Timm and French Existentialism
Friederike Emonds, The University of Toledo

3. Docu-Fiction / Mockumentary and Werner Herzog's Ecstatic Truth
Erika Berroth, Southwestern University

 

77. Manifestos!: Topics for Post-Docs - Panel 2 of 2

3:30-5:00 p.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Chair: Maglina Lubovich, Fond du Lac College
Secretary: Steven Davis, University of Indiana-Bloomington

1. Rethinking "Professionalism"
Matthew McBride, University of Cincinnati

2. Tales from the Adjunct Lockers: A Manifesto
J.C. Fincher, Southeast Community College

3. Fragments Towards an Avant-Garde Philosophy of Teaching
Steven Davis, University of Indiana-Bloomington

4. Missing Opportunities: The Joys and Challenges of Teaching at a Tribal College
Maglina Lubovich, Fond du Lac College

For additional panel, see session - 61

 

78. Masculinity in Anglo-Saxon England

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Frisco)

Chair: Justin Hastings, Loyola University Chicago

1. Fasting in Anglo Saxon Poetry: Defining Masculinity in Opposition to Animals
Jenny Frey, Loyola University Chicago

2. Masculine Violence and the Fight at Finnsberg
Dmitri Sandbeck, University of Wisconsin, Madison

3. Admonished Masculinities
Justin Hastings, Loyola University Chicago

 

79. Expressions, Emotions, Embodiment: Dramatics and the German Stage

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Illinois Central)

Chair: Ervin Malakaj, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-chair: Angineh Djavadghazaryans, Washington University in St. Louis

1. From Horror to Constantia: Spiritual Transformation through Emotional Experience in Andreas Gryphius' Tragedies
G. Anna Leeper, Washington University in St. Louis

2. The Deconstructed Swiss Festspiel: Herbert Meier's Mythenspiel
Richard R. Ruppel, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

3. Contesting the Political: The Female Body and Rhetorical Strategy in Lohenstein's Agrippina 916650
Benjamin Davis, Washington University in St. Louis

 

80. Media Studies

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: Objects, Networks and Apps: Transference and Transmission
Chair: Svitlana Matviyenko, University of Missouri
Respondent: Judith Roof, Rice University

1. The Failed Subject
Bradshaw Stanley, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2. Meta-Awareness of Audience Effect on Writing
Paul Walker, Murray State University

3. Looking at Homemade Pornography
Benjamin Kozicki, Rice University

 

81. Playful Pedagogies

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Wabash Cannonball)

1. Role-Playing: Performing the Utopic Classroom
Rebeccah Bechtold, University of Illinois

2. From Callois to Video Game Theory: Learning in Language, Composition, and Literature as "Serious Play"
Kimberly Nance, Illinois State University

3. On the Frontline of Literacy: Risk and Reward
Laura Borger and Richard Stapel, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

 

82. Philosophy of Toys, A

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Knickerbocker)


Chair: Laura Richardson, Rice University

1. "The dancer, by this time, has turned her back": The Object of Bishop's Parenthetical Thought
Elisa Harkness, University of Californa, Los Angeles

2. Toying in Nightwood
Laura Richardson, Rice University

3. Boys will be Consumers: Commodity Fetish and the Soul in Toy Story 2
Shannon Wooden, Missouri State University

 

83. Imagining American Identities

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Midnight Special)

1. Wonders of the Envisioning World: The Character of Cotton Mather in the Continuing American Imaginary
Jennifer Shook, University of Iowa

2. "You Betcha!": Playfulness and Violence within Midwestern Identities
Adam Ochonicky, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. Playing House, Playing Indian: Domestic Colonialism in Women's Fictions of the American West
Amanda J. Zink, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

4. Mind Games: Theory of Mind and the Other in Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness
Kristine Swenson, Missouri University of Science & Technology

 

84. Carried-Away Christians

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Zephyr)

1. Play as "Lila": Hinduism and the Crisis of Imperial Epistemologies in Rudyard Kipling's "The Mark of the Beast"
Jean Fernandez, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2. Playing at Toleration: Robinson Crusoe and the Religiously Tolerant Subject
Andrew Williams, University of Iowa

3. Thomas Hardy "Plays" with "Serious" Subjects in his Short Stories: "The Distracted Preacher" and "The Fiddler of the Reels"
Juliette Berning Schaefer, Ohio Dominican University

 

85. Traps, Teases, and Cons

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Meteor)

1. Confidence Games in Jonson's Plays
Dan Gates, Saginaw Valley State University

2. The "Cruell Play" of the Early Modern Woman Angler
Anne McIlhaney, Webster University

 

86. Ludic Modernisms

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

1. A Jest Too Deep for Novels: Wyndham Lewis and Modernist Satire
Chase Erwin, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

2. Freedom From, Freedom To: Playing with the Party's Potential in Jazz Age Literature and Culture
Roxane Pickens, College of William and Mary and University of Miami

3. Gertrude Stein's Play with Audience
Patrick Shaw, University of Southern Indiana

 

87. Re-Imagining Shakespeare

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Grand Hall 2)

1. Cold Play: English Representations of Scandinavia in the Seventeenth Century
Anne Cotterill, Missouri University of Science & Technology

2. An “Accompaniment of Madness:” Playing with Song in Hamlet and Othello
Marlia Fontaine-Weisse, The University of Akron

3. Romeo and Thisbe: Shakespeare's Artistic Consciousness
Kevin Drzakowski, University of Wisconsin, Stout

 

88. You Do Not Talk About Chuck Palahniuk

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Grand Hall 3)

Chair: Jesse Kavadlo, Maryville University

1. Carnivalesque Acts: Playing (with) Gender and Enacting Sublime/Beauty in Chuck Palaniuk's Invisible Monsters
Matthew Wilsey-Cleveland, University of Colorado, Boulder

2. The Irony of Freedom in Chuck Palaniuk's Fight Club
Suet Ni Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University

3. Word Play in Chuck Palahniuk's Snuff
Richard Hallett, Northeastern Illinois University

4. Playing God: Choke and Chuck Palaniuk's Edible Complex
Jesse Kavadlo, Maryville University

 

89. Victorian Women's (Self-) Fashioning

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

1. Playing with Language: The Diaries of Hannah Cullwick and the Narration/Negotiation of One Victorian Family
Gretchen Frank, Illinois State University

2. A Fate Worse than Death: Using Conventions of Genre to Narrate Rape in The Hidden Hand
Brianne Jaquette, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

90. Middle Eastern Iterations of Vulnerability

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Chair: Alina Gharabegian, New Jersey City University
Secretary: Jason Mohaghegh, New Jersey City University

1. Laughters: The Writing of Humor in Contemporary Middle Eastern Literature
Lucian Stone, University of North Dakota

2. Longings of the Larynx: Exile and Exteriority in Post-Genocide Armenian Poetry
Alina Gharabegian, New Jersey City University

3. The Poetics of Torture: Formulations of the Unbearable in Iranian Prison Literature
Jason Mohaghegh, New Jersey City University

 

91. "Seriously" Different: Playing the Foreign in Early Modern Drama

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Regency Ballroom B)

Chair: Hillary M. Nunn, The University of Akron
Secretary: Carol Mejia LaPerle, Wright State University

1. 'Tis the General Feather': Foreign Feathers, Roaring Boys and Desire in The Roaring Girl
Jessica Roberts Frazier, George Washington University

2. Foreign Ornament and Plain English in The Renegado
Carol Mejia LaPerle, Wright State University

3. Barbarian Hair: Domestic Practice and Exotic Beauty in Othello
Hilliary Nunn, University of Akron

4. "I am not what I am": Setting the Stage for the Production of Foreignness in Othello
Jessica Swain, University of Calgary

 

92. Irish Studies

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Texas Special)

Topic: Play and Its Discontents in Irish Literature and Culture
Chair: John Pistelli, University of Minnesota

1. Slow Indignations of Nature and Labor: The Subject of Work in Elizabeth Bowen's The Death of the Heart
John Pistelli, University of Minnesota

2. Neutral Nationality: Playing Spy Games in Elizabeth Bowen's The Heat of the Day
Cailin Copan-Kelly, Washington University in St. Louis

3. Playing in the Closet: Oscar Wilde and the Irish Fairy Tale Tradition
Justin Noetzel, Saint Louis University

 

93. Fair Play: Reading Sports Contexts

5:15-6:45 p.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Chairs: Noah Cohan, Washington University in St. Louis
Discussant: Philip Sewell, Washington University in St. Louis

1. Renarrativizing Sport and the Self: Fan Self-Reflexivity and the NBA Meta-text in Bill Simmons's The Book of Basketball
Noah Cohan, Washington University in St. Louis

2. Native American Hoop Dreams: The Serious Play of Reservation Basketball
Jonathan Barz, University of Dubuque

3. "The goalie might just as well try to pry open a door with a piece of straw": Soccer and Cinema in Peter Handke's The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick
Rebeccah Dawson, Georgetown College

4. Figures of Authority: Textual and Rhetorical Strategies of the Motivational Sales Film, 1929-1968
Alex Kupfer, New York University

 

94. President's Reception

7:00 p.m. (New York Central)

Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, hosted by the 2011 M/MLA President Craig N. Owens.

 

95. Keynote Address

8:00 p.m. (Illinois Central)

David Rees, "Fun: Pro and Con.

David Rees is the creator of Get Your War On, a post-9/11 political cartoon that appeared in Rolling Stone and alt. newsweeklies from 2001 to 2008. His other cartoons include My New Fighting Technique is Unstoppable, My New Filing Technique is Unstoppable, Adventures of Confessions of St. Augustine Bear, and Relationshapes. His work has appeared in Harper's, GQ, The Nation, The Village Voice, New York Magazine, thehairpin.com, and other publications. In 2010, David launched artisanalpencilsharpening.com, the nation's most popular artisanal pencil sharpening business. His pencils can be found in the homes of Neil Gaiman, Liz Gilbert, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, Matt Taibbi, and many other writers. His book, How to Sharpen Pencils, will be published by Melville House in Spring 2012.