2011 M/MLA Annual Convention

November 3-6, St. Louis, Missouri

Saturday, November 5, 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.

 

96. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons – Panel 5 of 8

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

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: The Transnational Civil War, II: Clash and Reconstruction
Chair: Anna Stewart, University of Texas-Austin

1. All Ears: The Confederate States of America and the Courtly Muses of Europe
Coleman Hutchison, University of Texas-Austin

2. "Clouds Involved the Land": Melville Reads the Transatlantic War News
Samuel Graber, Valparaiso University

3. From Crimea to Gettysburg; Nightingale Iconography in the Civil War
Jane E. Schultz, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

4. The Exploration of Africa and the United States' Reconstruction
David Prior, University of South Carolina

For additional panels, see sessions – 1, 16, 46, 62, 110, 147, 164

 

97. Disability and Spanish Cultural Production – Panel 1 of 2

8:00-9:30 a.m. (Colorado Eagle)

Chair: Benjamin Fraser, College of Charleston

1. Applications of Disability Studies in Early Modern Spanish Literature
Encarnación Juárez-Almendros, University of Notre Dame

2. Juan Ruiz de Alarcón: A Man of Stature vs. A Society of Stratification
Gloria B. Clark, Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg

3. Galdós's Take on the Molyneux Problem: Blindness in Marianela and Its Epistemological Significance
Michael Gómez, The College of Charleston

For additional panel, see session – 111

 

98. French I - Session A – Panel 1 of 4

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

Topic: Word play/Jeux de mots
Chair: Dawn M. Cornelio, University of Guelph

1. Un Cocktail, des Cocteau(x): Enjeux du jeu de maux chez Jean Cocteau
Benjamin Andréo, Aberystwyth University

2. Playing with Words through Music: Counter-revolutionary contrafacta in a 19th Century French Convent
Daniel Hanna, Princeton University

3. "On ne demande pas à un clown barbouillé des leçons d' art": Théodore de Banville et ses cabrioles autour du vide
David Evans, University of St. Andrews

For additional panels, see sessions – 129,149, 166

 

99. Foreign Language Film Conference – Panel 4 of 6

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

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

Topic: Spaces, Memory and War in International Film
Chair: Jarrod Bolin, Texas A & M University- Commerce

1. Le roi de Cœur: A Horror Film?
Jarrod Bolin, Texas A&M University-Commerce

2. History, Memory, and Game Playing through Film
Gerald Duchovnay, Texas A&M University-Commerce

3. How Metropolis Communicates through Visual Design: The Marriage of Form and Content
Jennifer Jones, Texas A&M University-Commerce

For additional panels, see sessions – 44, 50, 66, 113, 130

 

100. Spanish III: Latin American Literatures & Cultures – Panel 1 of 5

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Kelly McDonough, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Secretary: Nancy I. Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

1. iPlay?: The i Play in Tato Laviera's Poetry
Nancy Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

2. Cuba en Verde y Rojo
Omar Granados, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

3. Please Enter, Cartonera Publishers!
Djurdja Trajkovic, University of Wisconsin – Madison

For additional panels, see sessions – 114, 131, 151, 168

 

101. German I

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

Topic: Limitations and (in)sanity: Spiele(n) im sozialen und theatralen Raum
Chair: Juliette Brungs, University of Minnesota
Co-chair: Rebecca Raham, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Secretary: Anja Shepela, University of Minnesota

1. Grace in Performance: Anmut, Spiel and Wilhelm Tell
K. Scott Baker, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2. Life as a Game:  Playing in Lola rennt and Wanted
Isolde Mueller, St. Cloud State University

3. Life as a Game:  Playing in Lola rennt and Wanted
Rebecca Raham, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

4. Hybrid Identity in East German Memoirs
Jenneke Oosterhoff, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

 

102. Spanish Cultural Studies – Panels 1 of 2

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Juliana Luna Freire, The University of Arizona
Secretary: Mar Soria López, Susquehanna University

1. Aida and Rosario: Two Views of the Spanish Working Class
Maria T. Pao, Illinois State University

2. Playing with Stereotypes: The Spaces of Identity in Enrique Vila-Matas's El viaje vertical
Julie M. Dahl, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Espacios de Diferencia y Urbanizacion Capitalista en Princesas de Fernando León de Aranoa
Daniela Johannes, The University of Arizona

4. El Legado de la Obra de Mercé Rodoreda en dos Escritoras Contemporáneas
Nelson León, University of Missouri – Columbia

For additional panel, see session – 116

 

103. Film I – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: "Come play with us, Danny…for ever…and ever…and ever…": The Appropriation of Childhood in Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Cinema
Chair: Paul Huggins, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Secretary: Paul Petrovic, Northern Illinois University

1. "We toys can see everything, so play nice!": Punishing Play in Toy Story
Kenneth Gillam, Missouri State University

2. "Give Me Those Shoes…": The Material Motivation of The Bad Seed's Rhonda Penmark
Erin Gore-Wilson, University of Missouri

3. "They Want to Play with You;" Cinematic Demonic Dolls and Demonic Child's Play in Stuart Gordon's Dolls; Interview with the Vampire, Toy Story III, The Bad Seed, The Chucky Films, Dead Silence, Koontz's Intensity, and The Tommy Knockers
Ellen Tsagaris, Independent Scholar

For additional panel, see session – 117

 

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

1. Orality as Play in Mario Bencastro's Odisea del Norte
Megan Thornton, John Carroll University

2. Playing with Identity: Brincando el Charco and the Reterritorialization of Puertorriquenidad
Irune del Rio Gabiola, Butler University

3. Humorous Syntax, Agile Agencies: The Comic Style of Elizabeth Bowen's To the North
John L. Moore, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

 

105. American Masculinities

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

1. Self-Made Men and Hard-Boiled Advice in Dashiell Hammett's The Thin Man
Andrew John Smart, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. The Mechanics of the Tectonic Man: Film Comedy and the "Ludic Function"
Walter C. Metz, Southern Illinois University

 

106. Playing with Risk in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Science

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

Chair: Liz Hutter, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

1. Accuracy, Error, and Creativity in Nineteenth-Century Physics: The Case of Henry Rowland
Gabriel Cutrufello, Swarthmore College

2. "Conducting the Whole River of Electricity": Emerson's Play Upon Electromagnetism
James Gorham, University of Rhode Island

3. Masters of the Universe: How a Solar Eclipse Embodies the Limits of Sympathy in Abolitionist Children's Literature
Sara Lindey, St. Vincent College

4. Funhouse Reflections: Poe's "Some Words with a Mummy" and the History of Dissection
Marcia Nichols, University of Minnesota, Rochester

 

107. Drama – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Comedy (Non-Shakespearean)
Chair: Judith Roof, Rice University
Secretary: Ann C. Hall, Ohio Domincan University

1. "A saucy and ambitious devil": Comedy and The Duchess of Malfi
Diego Millan, Tufts University

2. L'Atrabilaire amoureux: The Irritable Lover in "Romantic" Comedy
Hyun-Jin Lim, Washington University in St. Louis

3. The Comedy of Seriousness / The Seriousness of Comedy
Lance Norman, Michigan State University

For additional panel, see session – 121

 

107.1. Luso-Brazilian I – Panel 1 of 2

8:00-9:30 a.m. (Gothic Corridor)

Topic: "Play" in Luso-Brazilian Cultural Production
Chair: Andrew C. Rajca, University of South Carolina
Secretary: Zak Montgomery, Wartburg College

1. Farcical Tragedy and Probable Impossibilities in Nelson Rodrigues' Irresponsible Play, Doroteia
Sandra Luna, Univeridade Federal da Paraíba

2. "The Way to the Sea": Paulo Prado's Theory of History and the Bandeirante Saga
Saulo Gouveia, Michigan State University

3. Poet, Prophet, Philosopher: The Legacy of Antero de Quental in fin de siglo Spain
Zak Montgomery, Wartburg College

4. Viúva alegre ou triste? O Papel Social da Viúva no Brasil Oitocentista e sua Representação Literária
Selma Vital, Washington University in St. Louis

For additional panel, see session – 193

 

107.2. Reading as Interplay

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

Chair: Kristina Banister Quynn, Alma College

1. Moving into (the Future of) Literature: Where Gen(r)es (Evapo) R Ate?
Jane L. Carman, Illinois State University

2. Playing the Critic: Thelonious Ellison as Erasure
Mellissa Fore, Michigan State University

3. Out of Order: Perverse Reading and Kristjana Gunnars's Writing
Kristina Banister Quynn, Alma College

4. Playing with the Personal: Reading Carole Maso's AVA
Robin Silbergleid, Michigan State University

 

107.3. The Rules of the Game: Cultural Play in Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature – Panel 1 of 2

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

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

1. Mad Girl in the Attic: Playing at Anger and the Angelic in The Mill on the Floss
Livia Woods, CUNY Graduate Center/Queen’s College

2. Prostheses, Perspective, and Play: Disability in Dinah Mulock Craik's The Little Lame Prince
Kylee-Anne Hingston, University of Victoria

3. Curing the Empire: The British Landscape as Healing Space in The Princess and the Goblin, Peter Pan, and The Secret Garden
Elizabeth Anderman, University of Colorado, Boulder

For additional panel, see session – 178

 

108. Juegos y Vanguardias: Literatura Latinoamericana – Panel 1 of 2

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

Chair: Olivia Maciel Edelman, Loyola University Chicago

1. Cortázar at Play: Divertimento and Other Surrealist Games
Patrick O'Connor, Oberlin College

2. Abstracción y fantasía: Volpi y Von Neumann en 'Teoria de Juegos'
Olivia Maciel Edelman, Loyola University Chicago

3. Jocosidad, Crítica Subversión en la Narrativa de Enrique Serna
Héctor García, Loyola University Chicago

For additional panel, see session – 125

 

109. Staging Play

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

1. War Games: Sophocles, Handel, and Hercules at the Opera
Sarah Eilefson, Loyola University Chicago

2. "This is a game": Serious Play in Jean Genet's Le Balcon and Les Negres
Maria Slocum, Michigan Technological University

3. Parolles and Sir Fopling: Foppery through the Ages
Andrew M. Darr, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

4. “22-Feb ‘And sure, to save the fucking world I have to disappear into a time vortex tomorrow. But being mayor is about making hard decisions.’”: How New Media Literatures are Playing With Reality
Sean O'Brien, Loyola University Chicago

 

110. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons – Panel 6 of 8

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

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: What the Big House Becomes: New Directors in Plantation Studies
Chair: Jeremy Wells, Allegheny College

1. Memorializing Plantations: White Remembrances of Antebellum Planations in the Carolina Lowcountry, 1880-1930
Daniel Vivian, University of Louisville

2. Dance you demand n_____rs, dance': Slave Performances, White Spectators, and the Southern Plantation Society
Katrina D. Thompson, Saint Louis University

3. The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, Aesthetic Education, and the Post-Plantation Southern Imagination
Lisa Hinrichsen, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

For additional panels, see sessions – 1, 16, 46, 62, 96, 147, 164

 

111. Disability and Spanish Cultural Production – Panel 2 of 2

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Colorado Eagle)

Chair: Benjamin Fraser, College of Charleston

1. Disabled Bodies, Able Minds in Contemporary Spanish Cinema
Victoria Rivera-Cordero, Seton Hall University

2. Sightless Cinema: On the Verge of a Break with Auteurism in Almodóvar's Los abrazosrotos (2009)
Matthew J. Marr, The Pennsylvania State University

3. Situating the Film Yo, también within the Political Project of Disability Studies
Benjamin Fraser, The College of Charleston

For additional panel, see session – 98

 

112. Canadian Literature

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: No, I'm not American/Je suis pas fraçais: Canadian Writers Playing with Identity
Chair: Lee Skallerup Bessette, Morehead State University

1. The Nation Unmentioned: Codes of Identity in Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red
Dale Tracy, Queen's University

2. Naming and Crossing the Borders of "A Deadlier Hush": Identity from an Inclusive Instinct in the Poems of E.J. Pratt
Aparna Prem, The English and Foreig Languages University

3. Don't Wake the Sleeping Bear: Linguistic and Cultural Meanderings Homeward in Antonine Maillet's Pélagie la charette
Marc Snyder, Waynesburgh University

 

113. Foreign Language Film Conference – Panel 5 of 6

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

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

Topic: Playing with Narrative: Real Lives on Screen
Chair: Kevin Bongiorni, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

1. I 'Luv' Films about Films: Meta-narratives in Contemporary Bollywood Cinema
Sarah Mohler, Truman State University

2. Quantum Acting in Two Films by Jacques Rivette
Jeff Leichman, University of California Irvine

3. Varda's Potatoes
Kevin Bongiorni, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

4. Jalila Baccar's Dementia: A Powerful Voice Craving for Change and Progress
Rafika Zahrouni, Washington University  - St. Louis

For additional panels, see sessions – 44, 50, 66, 99, 130

 

114. Spanish III: Latin American Literatures & Cultures – Panel 2 of 5

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Kelly McDonough, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Secretary: Nancy I. Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

1. ¿Adentro o Afuera?: La Política Literaria del Exilio en Estrella Distante de Roberto Bolaño
Chris Schulenburg, University of Wisconsin - Platteville

2. Demasiados Héroes 2009 de Laura Restrepo y el Juego de las (In)compatibilidades
Germán Carrillo, Marquette University

3. Spirited Ghosts and Traumatic Memories in Daína Chaviano's The Island of Eternal Love
Elizabeth Lamszus, Northern Illinois University

For additional panels, see sessions – 100, 131, 151, 168

 

115. Applied Linguistics

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

Topic: Second Language Learning/Teaching: Investement within the Context of a Changing Social Global World
Chair: Kashama Mulamba, Olivet Nazarene University

1. English in a Multilingual Algeria
Kamal Belmihoud, University of Toledo

2. The Use of Chinglish in the Public Signs in China
Kashama Mulamba, Olivet Nazarene University

 

116. Spanish Cultural Studies – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Juliana Luna Freire, The University of Arizona
Secretary: Mar Soria López, Susquehanna University

1. El Taxista Ful: A Collective Experiment in Situational Thinking
Stephen Luis Vilaseca, Northern Illinois University

2. Real Places, Virtual Spaces: Constructing an Hispanic Urban Island in the Second Life Virtual Reality Experiment
Malcolm Compitello and  Juliana Luna Freire, The University of Arizona

3. Galvanismo se Ilama Esta Diablura: Electricidad, Magia y Espiritismo Como Heterodoxias de la España Moderna
Alicia Cerezo-Paredes, Susquehanna University

4. Beyond the Gauche Divine: Frustration, Rebellion, and Disillusion
Miaowei Weng, Washington University in St. Louis

For additional panel, see session – 102

 

117. Film I – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: "Come play with us, Danny…for ever…and ever…and ever…": The Appropriation of Childhood in Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Cinema
Chair: Paul Huggins, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Secretary: Paul Petrovic, Northern Illinois University

1. The Child Ain't Right: Fringe Films, Pulp Play, and the Figure of the Malevolent Child
J. Rocky Colavito, Butler University

2. A Bloody Transition: Child Killers in Narciso Ibáñez Serrador's ¿Quién puede matar a un niño?
Eli Evans, University of California and Haley O'Neil, University of Northern Iowa

3. Perpetual Childhood in Horror Cinema
Emily McQuillan, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

For additional panel, see session – 103

 

118. Literary Criticism

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Marissa Fugate, University of Missouri
Co-chair: Suchismita Banjeree, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

1. The Center in Flux: Traumatic Experience and Narrative Inheritance
Daniel J. Irving, Binghampton University

2. Politics of a Post-modern Literary Discourse: 'Free Play' in the Construction of Historical and Cultural Representations
Arnab Dutta Roy, Illinois State University

3. The Play of Gender and Historiographic Liminality in Zoe Wicomb's David's Sotry
Cynthia Williams, Johnson County Community College

 

119. Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism II

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Donald Hedrick, Kansas State University

1. Purposful Playing: The Liminal as Strategy in Shakespeare
Joan Pong Linton, Indiana University

2. "Nothing Serious in Mortality": Avian Game(s) and Sporting Violence in Macbeth
Jay Simons, Southern Illinois University

3. Shakespeare's Wordplay for Pay
Jonathan Lamb, University of Kansas

4. Too Much Fun
Donald Hedrick, Kansas State University

 

120. "Hello to All That": Reconsidering Representations of the Great War

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

Chair: Vincent Casaregola, Saint Louis University

1. Ceiling Unlimited: World War I Aviation Films and the American Mythology of Flight
Vincent Casaregola, Saint Louis University

2. Screening the Trenches: WWI Films and the Shaping of the Male Screen Ethos
William Rable, Saint Louis University

3. H.D.'s Bid Me to Live: "A Madrigal" and The Aerial Bombardment of Britain
Ann Torrusio, Saint Louis University

 

121. Drama – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: Comedy (Non-Shakespearean)
Chair: Judith Roof, Rice University
Secretary: Ann C. Hall, Ohio Domincan University

1. Comedie, Beckett, and All That Jazz
Judith Roof, Rice University

2. Whet Wit, Wet Whimsy, And Gertrude Stein
Johanna Frank, University of Windsor

3. The "C" word: Female Stand-Up Comics
Ann C. Hall, Ohio Domincan University

For additional panel, see session – 107

 

122. French I - Session B

9:45-11:15 a.m. (Gothic Corridor)

Topic: Women and Power in Ancien Regime France
Chair: Kathleen M. Llewellyn, Saint Louis University

1. Damoiselle Carabine: The Mystification and Mise en Scène of Marie de Gournay
Wendy Freeman, Rice University

2. The Politics of Frivolity: Seventeenth-century Conteuses and the Transformation of Female identity
Anne-Marine Feat, Luther College

3. Power with a Feminine Touch: Riccoboni's 1768 Letter to the Mercure de France
Marijn Kaplan, University of North Texas

 

123. Who's Telling This Story?: Playing with Narration – Panel 1 of 3

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

Topic: Experiments in Narration
Chair: Marjorie Worthington, Eastern Illinois University

1. Jennifer Egan's Narration Innovations
Marjorie Worthington, Eastern Illinois University

2. Odd Strategies of Narration in the Novels of John Fowles
Michelle Buchberger, Franklin University

3. "Because there is no God, and it is not a game": Narrative Mischief in The Passion of New Eve and The Magus
Brooke Lenz, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

For additional panels, see sessions – 140, 160

 

124. Midwest Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages III

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

Topic: Women in Popular Music: Taking It Light
Chair: Patricia S. Rudden, New York City College of Technology - CUNY

1. Heavy Messages, Light Touches: Jill Sobule and Dar Williams
Jeannie Ludlow, Eastern Illinois University

2. On a Lighter Note: The Pastiche and Panache of Laurie Anderson
Jennifer Holland, Northern Illinois University

3. "Girl, That is Some Gossip!": Effie Smith Hits Harper Valley
Patricia S. Rudden, New York City College of Technology - CUNY

 

125. Juegos y Vanguardias: Literatura Latinoamericana – Panel 2 of 2

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

Chair: Olivia Maciel Edelman, Loyola University Chicago

1. Borges, Ariosto and the libro verdadero: Intertextual Gaming and Notions of the Truth of Literature
Wiley Feinstein, Loyola University Chicago

2. El Juego Entre la Realidad y la Fantasía en Santa Evita por Tomás Eloy Martínez
Silvia García, Loyola University Chicago

For additional panel, see session – 108

 

126. Learning is Fun?!? - The Importance of Playful Pedagogies – Panel 1 of 4

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

Topic: Role Play
Chair: Katie Mader Halcrow, Minnesota School of Business

1. "And the Oscar Goes to…": Role-Playing in the Composition Classroom
Larry Sklaney, Century College

2. Role Playing with Real-Life Situations
Mary Verrill, Minnesota School of Business-Online

3. The Use of Role-Play in Upper-Level Language and Literature Courses
Lisa Marie Anderson, Hunter College

For additional panels, see sessions – 143, 163, 180

 

127. Shakespeare and Materiality

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

Chair: James A. Knapp, Loyola University Chicago

1. "You Had to Be There": Firsthand Experience in The Winter's Tale
Katherine Krouse, Loyola University Chicago

2. "Twixt Two Extremes of Passions": Contrasting Humoral Emotions in King Lear
Devon Wallace, Loyola University Chicago

3. The "man"/"man" and his "soveraigne shame": The Work and World of King Lear after The Division of the Kingdoms
Mark Owen, Loyola University Chicago

 

128. Dark Humor at Play

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Colorado Eagle)

Chair: Rachel S. Hawley, Independent Scholar
Secretary: Krystal McMillen, University of Colorado - Boulder

1. Dirty Talk: The Body, the Bawdy, and Potty Humor in the Eighteenth Century
Krystal McMillen, University of Colorado - Boulder

2. "Sorry For That Bout of Black Humor": Dark Humor, Self-refexivity, and Representation in Frederic Beigbeder's Post-9/11 Novel, Windows on the World
Jessica Young, University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana

3. "Just Death and Art": Exploring Humor and the Body in Evelyn Waugh's The Loved One
Blazey Heier, University of Colorado - Boulder

4. Coen: A New Dark Comedy for a New Generation
Rachel Hawley, Independent Scholar

 

129. French I - Session A - Panel 2 of 4

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: Word play/Jeux de mots
Chair: Dawn M. Cornelio, University of Guelph

1. Child's Play: The Monologic Discourse in Réjean Ducharme's L'Avalée des avalés and Hervé Bouchard's Mailloux
Kyle Stepa, Queen's University

2. La Pornographie de L'écriture Exhibitionniste: Le Jardin des Plantes de Claude Simon
Chiara Falangola, University of British Colombia

3. Polar and Jazz Poetics: Jean-Patrick Manchette Plays Le petit bleu de la côte Ouest
Philip Anderson, Monash University



130. Foreign Language Film Conference – Panel 6 of 6

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

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

Topic: Legacies and Intertextuality

Chair: Elizabeth Allen, Washington University - St. Louis

1. Shakespeare's Ghost, or, (Im)mortality Tales: the Roubaix Family Saga of Arnaud Desplechin
Elizabeth Allen, Washington University - St. Louis

2. Vidocq v. Alchemy, Bringing the Fight from 1830 to 2001
Megan Lawrence, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

3. Tracking Zola: Cristina Comencini's La Bestia nel Cuore
Rosemary Peters, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

For additional panels, see sessions – 44, 50, 66, 99, 113

 

131. Spanish III: Latin American Literatures & Cultures – Panel 3 of 4

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Kelly McDonough, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Secretary: Nancy I. Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

1. El Paje / Poeta Modernista
Ivelisse Urbán, Tarleton State University

2. Rubén Darío: Entre el Caracol y la Sirena
José Clemente Carreño Medina, University of Missouri - Columbia

3. La Mujer no Existe en Los Cuadernos de Don Rigoberto y Travesuras de la Niña Mala de Mario Vargas Llosa
Euisuk Kim, University of West Georgia

4. Corolario de la Junta Militar en la Argentina Globalizada de El Mañana de Luisa Valenzuela
Rosa Tezanos Pinto, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

For additional panels, see sessions – 100, 114, 151

 

132. Modern Literature

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Texas Special)

Topic: Playing in and with Modern Literature
Chair: Sean A. Labbe, Loyola University Chicago

Lowell Wyse, Loyola University Chicago

1. Convenient Disguise: Engaging Lee in Steinbeck's East of Eden
Lowell Wyse, Loyola University Chicago

2. "What Kind of Man Doesn't Like Dolphins?" Nikos Kazantzakis's Modern Freedom
Beth Schoborg, University of North Dakota

3. Cataloguing as Playful Pedagogy in Gertrude Stein: Visual Playfulness in "Sacred Emily"
Brenda Hsu, University of Wisconsin - Madison

4. Under Lock and Key: Recognizing Vulnerability through Play in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Paul Huggins, Southern Illinois University

 

133. Women in French

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: Je est/et JEU: Le sujet en question dans les textes de femmes en français
Chair: Helene Diaz Brown, Principia College

1. Isabelle de Charrière's Critique of French Society in Lettres écrites de Lausanne and Its Sequel
Diana Swift, Principia College

2. Revisited Women Artists and Kristeva's Concept of the Female Genius
Annette Kreutziger-Herr, University of Music and Dance, Cologne

3. Playing Roles (le jeu), Un/covering the Self (le je): Anne Hébert's Novel Le premier jardin
Andrea Magermans, Grinnell College

4. La femme s'amusera-t-elle à sortir? Une lecture de Nulle part dans la maison de mon père d'Assia Djebar
Helene Diaz Brown, Principia College

 

134. Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom

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

Chair: Robyn L. Schiffman, Fairleigh Dickinson University

1. "A Neat, Well-Ordered Home": Using Alison Bechdel's Fun Home to Teach Formalism and Structuralism in the Introduction to Literature Classroom
Matt Dube, William Woods University

2. One Million Deaths Behind an Image: Teaching Deogratias by Jean-Philippe Stream in a Francophone Literature Class
Magali Compan, College of William and Mary

3. Memory, Perspective and Form in Graphic Narrative Memoir
Gina Hausknecht, Coe College

4. Visual Texts: Making Sense of Rhetorical Analysis in the FYC Classroom
Melissa Morrow, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

135. History of Critical Reception – Panel 2 of 2

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

1. Reading Practices and Reception Events
Philip Goldstein, University of Delaware

2. Friendly Reading
Yung-Hsing Wu, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

3. He Wears the Mask: The Spook Who Sat by the Door and the Black Middle Class
Kinohi Nishikawa, Northwestern University

4. Response as a Self-Reflexive Act: The Mid-Nineteenth Reception of Caroline Chesebro's Isa, A Pilgrimage
James L. Machor, Kansas State University

For additional panel, see session – 26

 

136. But Seriously, Times Are Tough: Comdey in Recession and Depression

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

Chair: Paul Gagliardi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1. Comedy as the Voice of Reason: South Park's Role as Critic and Moderator in Discussions of "The Great Recession"
Errin Jordan, University of North Dakota

2. Two Chairs and an Audience: Empowerment through Improvisational Comedy
Kate Sidley, Brooklyn College, CUNY

3. The Illusion of Work: The Swindle Comedies of the Federal Theatre Project
Paul Gagliardi, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

 

137. Playing War: Representing War as Game and Play

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

Chair: Vincent Casaregola, Saint Louis University

1. Nazi Zombie Nightmares: Monstrosity and Mechanism in 'Call of Duty: World at War'
Robert Blaskiewicz, Georigia Tech University

2. Playing with Firestorms: Satirizing and Critiquing War Plans for Strategic Bombing
Vincent Casaregola, Saint Louis University

3. The Caissons Go Rock 'N Rolling; Anti-establisment Comedy and the American Military
Patrick Mannix, Cuyahoga Community College

4. Playing in the Trenches: Comic Vision in Great War Films
William Rable, Saint Louis University

 

138. The International Harold Pinter Society – Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Pinter@Play and The Comic Pinter
Chair: Lance Norman, Michigan State University
Secretary: Craig Owens, Drake University

1. The Meaning of Rebecca's Disguise as a Dispossessed Mother in Pinter's Ashes to Ashes
Makoto Hosokawa, Chukyo University

2. "Without a Solitary Point": Meta-Commentary & the Paradox of Political Resistance in Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party
Bryan Santin, Miami University

3. A Metatheatrical Approach to a Play by Playing (with) Reality: Harold Pinter's The Lover
Randia Escalante-Cervera, Universidad Veracruzana

For additional panel, see session – 158

 

139. Creative Writing: Prose

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Gothic Corridor)

Topic: Child's Play
Chair: Gordon Reynolds, Ferris State University

1. Buckets for Crabs
Megan Cross, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2. The Bus Driver
Jamison Lee, Illinois State University

3. Fourteen Minus One
Craig M. Workman, University of Missouri-Kansas City

 

140. Who's Telling This Story?: Playing with Narration – Panel 2 of 3

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Illinois Central - A)

Organizer: Marjorie Worthington, Eastern Illinois University

Topic: Narration Defining and Crossing Boundaries
Chair: Paula Reiter, Mount Mary College

1. Defy This Body, a Road
Gina LoBianco, Eastern Illinois University

2. Playing with Discourse, Performing Identities: Ernesto Quiñónez's Bodega Dreams
Judith Richards, Park University

3. “Art Bares the Soul"?: Narration as Art in Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go
W. Brett Wiley, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

4. Who's Telling this Story: Gossip, Narration, and Modernity
Paula Reiter, Mount Mary College

For additional panels, see sessions – 123, 160

 

141. Publishing an Edited Collection: The Process Explained

11:30-1:00 p.m. (Illinois Central - B)

Chair: Belinda Wheeler, Paine College

1. Co-editor of Dispatches from the Classroom: Graduate Essays on Creative Writing Pedagogy
Dave Yost, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. Editor of  Italian Detective Fiction
Patrica Buckler, Indiana University Northwest

3. Editor of Lincoln in His Own Time
Harold Bush, Saint Louis University

4. Editor of A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature
Belinda Wheeler, Paine College

 

142. Panel Canceled

 

143. Learning is Fun?!? - The Importance of Playful Pedagogies – Panel 2 of 4

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

Topic: Playing with Literature
Chair: Katie Mader Halcrow, Minnesota School of Business

1. Laughing with Lit: Incorporating Fun in the Literature Classroom
Ann Deiman, Minnesota School of Business - Brooklyn Center, MN

2. Serious Play: Using Readings and Activities to Model "Playful" Scholarship
Harriet Scranton Clark, University of Missouri - St. Louis

3. And We'll Have Fun, Fun, Fun: Serious Strategies for Promoting Classroom Play
Robert Scott, Ohio Northern University

For additional panels, see sessions – 126, 163, 180

 

144. M/MLA Business Meeting

1:15-2:00 p.m. (New York Central)

 

145. Midwest Women's Caucus Business Meeting

1:15-2:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

 

147. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons – Panel 7 of 8

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Frisco)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: Consensus and Contest: The Public Humanities and Unsettling Reception
Chair: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

1. Author of The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War
Iver Bernstein, Washington University in St. Louis

2. Author of Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic
Julia A. Stern, Northwestern University

3. Editor of "I Belong to South Carolina": South Carolina Slave Narratives
Susanna Ashton, Clemson University

4. Author of Gender Matters: Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Making of the New South
LeeAnn Whites, University of Missouri-Columbia

For additional panels, see sessions – 1, 16, 46, 62, 96, 110, 164

 

148. Young Adult Literature

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Colorado Eagle)

Chair: Jennifer L. Goodhue, Eastern Michigan University

1. Rebellious Lass: From Robin Hood to Juliet: Katniss Everdeen at Play in The Hunger Games
John Franklin, Pittsburg State University

2. It's All in the Details: Reading Play and Threat in Young Adult Literature through Visual Cues
Jeanne Muzzillo, Bradley University

3. "There are worse games to play": Perversions of Playing in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games
Lisieux M. Huelman, Saint Louis University

 

149. French I - Session A – Panel 3 of 4

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: Word play/Jeux de mots
Chair: Dawn M. Cornelio, University of Guelph

1. L'Ironie au sujet de la moquerie dans le Dîner des cons de Francis Weber
Jocelyne Le Ber, Collège militaire royal du Canada

2. Une langue sans queue ni tête, la langue des banlieues françaises se veut une inversion des rapports de force ou une transgression des normes
Abeer Aloush, University of Pennsylvania

3. Lucides et Ludiques: New Approaches to Writing/Translating Bilingual Plays
Nicole Nolette, McGill University

For additional panels, see sessions – 98, 129, 166

 

150. Retellings, Revisions, and Reterritorializations – Panel 1 of 2

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Knickerbocker)

1. Autobiography/Biography/Autography: Representations of Frida Kahlo
Aisha Ravindran, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

2. The Echoes of Mariana
Fernanda Bartolomei, University of Minnesota

3. In and Out: Border Crossers, Reinvention, and Textual Play in the Old English Judith
Megan Gregory, Illinois State University

For additional panel, see session – 167

 

151. Spanish III: Latin American Literatures & Cultures – Panel 4 of 5

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Topic: Open
Chair: Kelly McDonough, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Secretary: Nancy I. Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

1. Caos, Rupura y Juego: El Conflicto de Identidad en Pasto Verde de Parménides García Saldaña
Mayra Fortes, Grand Valley State University

2. De Trencitos y otros Juegos en la Memoria de la Dictadura del '76 en Argentina
Maria Ghiggia, University of Wisconsin - Madison

3. Dream and Song: Child's Play in José María Arguedas's Los Ríos Profundos
Samuel Jaffee, University of California Irvine

For additional panels, see sessions – 100, 114, 131, 168

 

152. English III: English Literature After 1900

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Texas Special)

Topic: Taking Comedy Seriously
Chair: M. Hunter Hayes, Texas A&M University-Midwest

1. A.A. Milne's Behind the Lines: Comic Poetry as War Propaganda
Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

2. Rowson's Graphic Representations of eliot (or How Metafiction/Intertextuality Plays with the Postmodern Mind)
LeAnn Nash, Waldorf College

3. "Face to Face with the Bourgeois Attitude of Mind" or , "I Never Expected to Harbor a Full-Blown Hun in This House" of Class and Comedy in Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love
Lewis MacLeod, Trent University

4. Magic Kingdom: English History & Disneyland
Timothy James Sutton, Florida Gulf Coast University

 

153. Gender Play: Movement Between and Among Genders

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Chair: Alana Reid, University of Central Arkansas

1. Body Play in Miguel Ángel Asturias's Mulata de Tal
Andrea Dewees, University of Michigan

2. Class, Gender, and French Rugby Union
Rebecca Wines, Cornell College

3. The "Erotic Conversion": Two-Spirited Transgressions in Native Borderlands Literatures
Joshua D. Miner, University of Iowa

4. Who is [Wo]Man? The Complicated Use of Gender-Specific Pronouns on RuPaul's Drag Race
Ryan D. Wright, University of Toledo

5. Sexing the Pirate
Alana Reid, University of Central Arkansas

 

154. Film II – Panel 1 of 2

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Playful Interruptions in Recent Film
Chair: Todd Comer, Defiance College
Secretary: Isaac Vayo, Defiance College

1. A Communal Haunt: Ju-On and Japanese Philosophy
Michael Blouin, Michigan State University

2. "I'm Documenting": Interrupting 9/11, the Allegorical Moment, and Documentary Aesthetics in Matt Reeves' Cloverfield
Paul Petrovic, Northern Illinois University

3. "Space is the Place for Me": The Politics of Birth in Minority Report
Todd Comer, Defiance College

For additional panel, see session – 171

 

155. Into the Digital: Video Games and English Studies – Panel 1 of 2

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Meteor)

Chair: Lindsey Render, The University of Akron
Co-chair: Shane Fliger, The University of Akron

1. Mētis, Lefebvre, and Why Videogames Matter for Spatial Theory
Benjamin Fraser, The College of Charleston

2. Units of Meaning: Videogame Criticism, Literary Analysis, and Effective Pedagogy
Trent Hergenrader, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3. Practical Concepts for Games Criticism
Jimmy Grist, University of Missouri-Kansas City

4. Boys and Girls in the Sandbox: Gender and the Male Gaze in Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto IV
Shane Fliger, The University of Akron

For additional panel, see session – 172

 

156. Midwest Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages I

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Topic: No Sense of Humor? Seriously!
Chair: Jeannie Ludlow, Eastern Illinois University

1. From Sense to Nonsense: The Hidden Autobiography of Laura E. Richards
Etti Ginzburg, Bar-Ilan University Israel

2. Nasty Things Are Funny?: Examining Genre and Feminist Critique in the Works of Martin Amis
Robert Martinez, Eastern Illinois University

3. A Bonanza for Cartoonists: The 2008 Presidential Campaign
Elaine K. Miller, SUNY Brockport

 

157. Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism I

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

Topic: Shakespeare at Play
Chair: Scott Brinton Gunther, Rice University

1. Romance and the Parrhesiastic Game
Kevin Dunn, Tufts University

2. "Restored from Good Old England's Strand': (Re)playing Hamlet in Nineteenth-Century American Burlesques"
Brent Krammes, University of Iowa

 

158. The International Harold Pinter Society – Panel 2 of 2

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

Topic: Pinter@Play and The Comic Pinter
Chair: Lance Norman, Michigan State University
Secretary: Craig Owens, Drake University

1. Go Figure: Voicing (the) Play of Pinter's The Collection
Kristina Banister Quynn, Alma College

2. "You're Beginning to Obsess Me": Linguistic Seduction and Theatrical Presence
Lance Norman, Michigan State University

3. Playing Pinter: Martin McDonagh's In Bruges
Ann C. Hall, Ohio Dominican University

4. Refusing to Play
Judith Roof, Rice University

For additional panel, see session – 138

 

159. Serious Play in the Political Novel

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Gothic Corridor)

Chair: Samuel Cohen, University of Missouri

1. Poor Form? Jews Without Money and the Politics of Mike Gold's Recalcitrant Text
Alysse Hotz, Creighton University

2. Gravity's Rainbow and the Politicization of Information
Sarah Zurhellen, University of Missouri

3. "News of the sorry world": Contemporary Politics and the Transhistorical Fantastic
Samuel Cohen, University of Missouri

 

160. Who's Telling This Story?: Playing with Narration – Panel 3 of 3

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Illinois Central - A)

Organizer: Marjorie Worthington, Eastern Illinois University

Topic: Narratorial Authority
Chair: Matthew Paproth, Georgia Gwinnett College

1. Narrative Play in Mark Twain: Who's in Charge of Captain Stormfield's Heaven?
Debra Cochran, Saint Louis University

2. "The Absence of Her Voice": Lolita and the Confessional Narrative
Alexis Wilson, Indiana University

3. J.M. Coetzee's Summertime and the Narrative Play of Narration
Mike Piero, Cuyahoga Community College

4. Illuminating Narrative in the Works of the Man Dubbed Jonathan Safran Foer
Matthew Paproth, Georgia Gwinnett College

For additional panels, see sessions – 123, 141

 

161. Children's Literature

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Illinois Central - B)

Topic: Back on the Playground: "Grown-Up" Writers Writing Children's Literature
Chair: Megan Musgrave, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

1. Playing the Game of Frivolity: Seventeenth-Century French Fairy Tales and Pre-Feminist Utopia
Anne-Marine Feat, Luther College

2. Julia Alvarez's "balancing act": How the Dominican-American Writer Conflates "the moral values of politics with the aesthetic values of child's play" in Before We Were Free and Return to Sender
Elena Sanchez Mora, St. John's University

3. Small Pox Scars: Bearing Witness to History in Louise Erdrich's Birchbark Novels
Stephen Wolcott, Kirkwood Community College

4. Crossover Fiction, Magical Realism, and Salman Rushdie: "What's the use of stories that aren't even true?"
Megan Musgrave, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

 

162. Playing the Field: Women Writers and Games

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Illinois Central - C)

Chair: Christine M. Brovelli, North Central College

1. Playing the Sham(e) Game: Lily Bart and the Embodiment of Lack of Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth
Sara Cordell, University of Illinois, Springfield

2. Ain't We Got Fun: Dorothy Parker, Compulsory Fun, and the Perils of Persona
Crystal Gorham Doss, Park University

3. The Game of Keeping and the Game of Getting: Zora Neale Hurston and the Game of Self-Identity
Caresse John, Belmont College

4. Massachusetts and the Southern Imagination in Ante-Bellum U.S.
Maria O'Malley, Eureka College

 

163. Learning is Fun?!? - The Importance of Playful Pedagogies – Panel 3 of 4

2:00-3:30 p.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Topic: Engagement through Creation
Chair: Katie Mader Halcrow, Minnesota School of Business

1. Making a Book: Writing to Learn and Have Fun in a Great Books Program
Antha Cotton-Spreckelmeyer, Kansas University

2. Playing in the Gutter: Teaching the Graphic Novel
Amy Nolan, Wartburg College

3. Haiku as a Playful Tool for Writing Instruction
John J. Han, Missouri Baptist University

For additional panels, see sessions – 126, 143, 180

 

164. The Civil War at 150: Sesquicenntennial Summons – Panel 8 of 8

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Frisco)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: Civil War Washington: Interpreting the National Capital at the Defining Moment of the Nineteenth Century
Chair: Janel Cayer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Editor, Janel Cayer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

For additional panels, see sessions – 1, 16, 46, 62, 96, 110, 147

 

165. At his Leisure? Boredom in German Cultural Production

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Colorado Eagle)

Chair: Mary Le Gierse, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-chair: Benjamin Davis, Washington University in St. Louis

1. The Aesthetics of Productivity: Mapping the Boundaries of Lesiure in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre
Mary Le Gierse, Washington University in St. Louis

2. Driven to Abstraction: Boredom and the Birth of Abstract Art in Gottfried Keller's Der grüne Heinrich
Andrea Meyertholen, Indiana University - Bloomington

3. Explotative Entertainment in Wilhem Raabe's Zum wilden Mann
Ervin Malakaj, Washington University in St. Louis

 

166. French I - Session A – Panel 4 of 4

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: Word play/Jeux de mots
Chair: Dawn M. Cornelio, University of Guelph

1. Hélène Cixous's Whimsical Rhetoric
Eilene Hoft-March, Lawrence University

2. Jeux de mots chez Chloé Delaume: (Dés) Invitation à la Lecture
Dawn M. Cornelio, University of Guelph

For additional panels, see sessions – 98, 129, 149

 

167. Retellings, Revisions, and Reterritorializations – Panel 2 of 2

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Knickerbocker)

1. Playing with Religion: Carnival and Subversion in Tomas Gutierrez Alea's La ultima cena
Audrey K. Bryant, Texas A & M University

2. On SHOT!: Ethnography as Play
Dr. Kimmika L. H. Williams-Witherspoon, Temple University

For additional panel, see session – 150

 

168. Spanish III: Latin American Literatures & Cultures – Panel 5 of 5

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Topic: Open
Chair: Kelly McDonough, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Secretary: Nancy I. Bird-Soto, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

1. Los romances de la Pasión de Jesucristo en la tradición oral costarricense
Henry Cohen, Kalamazoo College

2. Adornada Como Una Abigail: Prophecy in Selected Works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Will Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminary

3. Totatzin Dios: Christianity in Nineteenth-Century Nahua Political Discourse
Kelly McDonough, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

For additional panels, see sessions – 100, 114, 131, 151

 

169. Macabra ciudad: Cultural Expressions of Violence and Resistance in Contemporary El Salvador

Topic: 3:45-5:15 p.m. (Texas Special)

Chair: Alejandro Jacky, The Ohio State University
Co-chair: Stephanie Aubry, The Ohio State University

1. "International Convention of Street Kids" and Other Poems by El Salvadoran Poet Jonathan Velásquez
Joseph Heithaus, DePauw University

2. Innocent Voices: An Award Winning Mexican Film as a Salvadoran Resistance Narrative?
Gladys Vásquez, University of Massachussetts Amherst

3. Intergenerational Trauma and Violence in the Public Sphere: The Haunting Legacy of the Salvadoran Civil War
Stephanie Aubry, The Ohio State University

4. Blood In, Blood Out: MS-13 Tattoos and the Construction of a Mara Salvatrucha National Identity
Alejandro Jacky, The Ohio State University

 

170. International Francophone Studies

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Topic: Transitioning Literature of the Maghreb
Chair: Brigitte Hamon-Porter, Hope College
Secretary: Veronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University

1. Aliéné dans son propre pays: Partir de Tahar Ben Jelloun
Kamal Belmihoub, University of Toledo

2. L'écriture des silences dans les tomans de Maïssa Bey
Brigitte Hamon-Porter, Hope College

 

171. Film II – Panel 2 of 2

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

Topic: Playful Interruptions in Recent Film
Chair: Todd Comer, Defiance College
Secretary: Isaac Vayo, Defiance College

1. Playing with Sound: Mambety's Sonic Space
Vlad Dima, Union College

2. "There's No Plan": World Trade Center, Beckett, and the Work of Absence
Isaac Vayo, Defiance College

For additional panel, see session – 154

 

172. Into the Digital: Video Games and English Studies – Panel 2 of 2

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Meteor)

Chair: Lindsey Render, The University of Akron
Co-chair: Shane Fliger, The University of Akron

1. Morphology of the Videogame: Paving the Hero's Way in Planescape: Torment
Robin Woods, Ripon College

2. Minecraft and Modernity: The Pleasure of Textual Construction
Nicholas Vanderpool, Eastern Michigan University

3. A New Literacy: The Positive Influence of Video Games on Community, Education, and Academia
Lindsey Render, The University of Akron

For additional panel, see session – 155

 

173. T.S. Eliot: Gender, Politics and Form

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

Chair: Frances Dickey, University of Missouri

1. Cultural Contexts for T.S. Eliot's Understanding of Gender in the Early Twentieth Century
Cyrena Pondrom, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2. Eliot's Rhythmic Grumblings: Creating the Forms for a New Society
Aileen Waters, Washington University - St. Louis

3. Conversation and Caricature: Experimental Drama in Virginia Woolf's The Waves and T.S. Eliot's Sweeney Agonistes
Alison Rutledge, University of Missouri - Columbia

 

174. Fabricating the Body II

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Grand Hall 2)

Organizer: Pamela Caughie, Loyola University Chicago

Topic: Playing with Gender…No, Seriously
Chair: Erica Chu, Loyola University Chicago

1. Dress Up, Tea Parties, and Other Fine Ways of Being an Adult: Antebellum America's (Immature) Sex/Gender Imagination
Carina Pasquesi, Indiana University Northwest

2. Man into Woman: Transsexuality in the Modernist Era
Pamela Caughie, Loyola University Chicago

3. Get out of Hell Free! Kate Bornstein Rocks Queer Theory
Madelyn Detloff, Miami University Ohio

 

175. Playing Gay

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

Chair: Judith Roof, Rice University

1. Made This Gay
Jay Becton, Rice University

2. Delving into Laura's Bush; Or, Reinscribing Heteronormativity in the Gay Marriage Debate via the Neo-Con Appropriation of 18th-century Intimacy Rhetoric
Molly Slattery, Rice University

3. Kathy Griffin as Fag Hag
Dennis Allen, West Virginia University

 

176. Short Story

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Gothic Corridor)

Topic: Open
Chair: Gordon Reynolds, Ferris State University
Secretary: Carl Bloom, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

1. Playing with Expectations: Margaret Deland's Small Town Narratives
Carl Bloom, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

2. Playing for Keeps on the Road to In Country: Bobbie Ann Mason's Early War Fictions
Ty Hawkins, Saint Louis University

3. Unsettling Subjects: Amateur Cartography in Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies
Keith Wilhite, Siena College

4. The Tyranny of the American Dream: Becoming Visibly American in Bharati Mukherjee's "A Wife's Story"
Katy L. Leedy, Marquette University

 

177. Playing with Current Concerns in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction – Panel 1 of 2

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Illinois Central - A)

Chair: Kristi McDuffie, Illinois State University

1. Hungering for Identity: Performativity in Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games Series
Meghann Meeusen, Illinois State University

2. Playing Katniss Everdeen: Embodying the Über-Feminist in The Hunger Games
Erin Frost, Illinois State University

3. When Nature Fights Back: Environmental Rhetoric in Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games and Patrick Ness' Chaos Walking Trilogies
Blanca Santonja, Saint Louis University

For additional panel, see session – 194

 

178. The Rules of the Game: Cultural Play in Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature – Panel 2 of 2

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Illinois Central - B)

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

1. Turning Play into Work: Boyhood Maturation in E. Nesbit's The Story of the Treasure Seekers
Daniel Lewis, Southeast Community College

2. Tracing Empire and Adulthood in Northern Regions (1825)
Erika Behrisch Elce, Royal Military College of Canada

3. Imperial(ist) Daughters: Gender, Domesticity, and Playing Empire at Home in Dombey and Son and The Secret Garden
Sophia Hsu, Rice University

For additional panel, see session – 107.3

 

179. GEMELA

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Illinois Central - C)

Chair: Stacey Parker Aronson, University of Minnesota, Morris

1. Playing with Voice: Visionary Verbatim in the Diary of a Mexican Nun
Stephanie Oliver, Portland State University

2. Telling the "Truth": The Making of María of Toledo
Boncho Dragiyski, Washington University in Saint Louis

3. Wordplay as Foreplay: Rape or Seduction in "Yo me era mora Moraima"
Stacey Parker Aronson, University of Minnesota, Morris

 

180. Learning is Fun?!? - The Importance of Playful Pedagogies – Panel 4 of 4

3:45-5:15 p.m. (Missouri Pacific)

Topic: The Unconventional Classroom
Chair: Katie Mader Halcrow, Minnesota School of Business

1. Service Learning in the Creative Writing and Research Classrooms
Katie Mader Halcrow, Minnesota School of Business

2. This is Only a Test: Reaching and Teaching with Levity and Irreverence
Brett Kolles, Dakota County Technical College

3. Composing with Meditation and Mindfulness
Ruthe Thompson, Southwest Minnesota State University

For additional panels, see sessions – 126, 143, 163

 

181. The Ethics of Pleasure in Early Modern Literature and Philosophy

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Frisco)

Chair: Melissa M. Caldwell, Eastern Illinois University

1. "And so they kissed again": Early Modern Crossdressing and Queer (hetero?) Sexualities
Simone Chess, Wayne State University

2. "To Taste Whole Joys": Pleasure and the Senses in the Early Modern Era
Jillian F. Logan, The University of South Dakota

3. "Come live with me and be my love": Literary Hybridity and the Ethics of Pleasure in Izaak Walton's Compleat Angler
Sean Herrera-Thomas, College of the Redwoods

 

182. English I: English Literature Before 1800

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Colorado Eagle)

Topic: English Literature before 1800; Our Playful Past?
Chair: Rebecca Roma Stoll, The University of Iowa
Secretary: Andrew Williams, The University of Iowa

1. Gossip's Liminal Spaces and Collaborative Diversions: Secret Histories and Scandalous Periodicals in the Early Eighteenth Century
Kimberly Baldus, University of Missouri-Saint Louis

2. Game, Virtue, and Confession in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Joshua Easterling, Emporia State University

3. The Poetics of Mock Tragedy: Tradition and Deviance in The Castle of Otranto
Derek Gromadzki, The University of Iowa

 

183. Women in Literature II

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Burlington Route)

Topic: Images of Women in 19th Century Russian Literature
Chair: Anna Barker, The University of Iowa

1. Hysterics and Onions: The Psychological Complexity of 19th Century Russian Heroines
Anna Barker, The University of Iowa

2. The Women of Tolstoy's Life and Fiction
MacKenzie Kane, The University of Iowa

3. Strong Woman, Weak Woman: The Influence of Russian Feminine Archetypes on the Women of Virginia Woolf
Gemma Goodale-Sussen, The University of Iowa

 

184. A Literary Shelter for Misfit Dolls; Exploring Doll Play

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Knickerbocker)

Chair: Ellen M. Tsagaris, Independent Scholar

1. The Doll as Empathic Other in Little Women, A Little Princess, Our Mutual Friend and The Mill on the Floss
Ellen M. Tsagaris, Independent Scholar

2. Dismembering the Blue Eyed Baby Doll: Dialogism and Identity in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye
Gema Ortega, Saint Xavier University

 

185. Kay Ryan's Poetic Dimensions: Fresh Takes on Fiddling with Words

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Dixie Flyer)

Chair: Deirdre Fagan, Quincy University

1. Kay Ryan: Poetics and Prosody
Terrence Riddell, Quincy University

2. A Philosophical Approach to the Language of Kay Ryan
Robert Seitzer, Western Illinois University

3. Kay Ryan and the Workings of the Mind
Deirdre Fagan, Quincy University

4. Kay Ryan and the Gender of Poetry
Kathleen Waites, Nova Southeastern University

 

186. Religion and Literature

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Texas Special)

Topic: Play
Chair: Daniel C. Dillard, Florida State University
Secretary: Jeff Gottlieb, Florida State University

1. The Man Who Played Job: Chesterton's Quizzical Nightmare and Paradox of Suffering
Joshua Hren, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2. An Irreverent Approach to the Lamentable Condition of C.S. Lewis Studies: A Brief Experiment in Meta-Criticism
Samuel Joeckel, Palm Beach Atlantic University

3. Apocalyptic Play in A Fiery Flying Roll and The Lamb's Officer
Christopher Kendrick, Loyola University Chicago

4. Modern Interpretations of Rahab
Brooksie Trout, Missouri State University

 

187. Playing with Fire: The Ethical Challenges Facing Non-Minority Scholars of Minority Literatures

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Midnight Special)

Chair: Megan Musgrave, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

1. The Fire for Our Time: Effective Programming Rooted in 'Race' and Gender
Joe Weixlmann, Saint Louis University

2. Continuing Ed
Trudi Witonsky, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

3. Confessions of an Ethical, non-Ethnic Instructor
Megan Musgrave, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

4. They've Been Warned About Teachers Like Me: Toward an Anti-Racist Pedagogy
Elizabeth Lundberg, University of Iowa

 

188. Modernism at Play

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Jeffersonian)

Chair: Aiko MacPhail, Indiana University

1. Les mots pour toi sont le sel et le jeu: si i' on parvenait à voir les jeux de Jacques Roubaud
Olga Amarie, Georiga Southern University

2. Playing with the Past: Roch Carrier's Image of the Rocking Chair, Memory, and the Reinscription of the Oral Tradition
Scott Sheridan, Illinois Wesleyan University

3. "Je" as Play: Igitur of Mallarmé and the "Discours Préliminaire" de l'Encyclopédie
Aiko MacPhail, Indiana University

4. Out of Sync: Silent Images and Invisible Voices in Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night
Wendy Veronica Xin, University of California, Berkeley

 

189. At Play in Venice: Renaissance Venice in the Anglo-American Imagination

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Meteor)

Chair: Richard Sears, Indiana University, Bloomington

1. Trouble in La Serenissima: Darkness and Light in Mythological Renaissance Venice
Heather G. S. Johnson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2. Toying with the Future: The Rogue Pilgrimage in Venice
Richard Sears, Oklahoma State University

3. The Ludic City: Imagining Venice through Venetica
Matthew S. S. Johnson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

 

190. Child's Play

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 1)

1. 'Growing down' in Ana María Matute's Primera memoria
Viktoria Hackbarth, University of Illinois

2. Fashioning Imaginary Playmates: Child Self-Othering in Maghrebi Immigration Literature
Jennifer Howell, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

3. "We will Only Exist as my Inventions": The Ethics of Narrative Play in Atonement
Christopher DeVault, Mount Mercy University

 

191. Fixity and Fluidity

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 2)

1. Playing with Ghosts: Ontological Fluidity and Destabilization in Thomas Pynchon's Vineland
Melissa Burgess, St. Louis University

2. Replacing a Lost Center: Love, Knowledge, and Play in Italo Calvino's Cosmicomics
Jennafer Alexander, University of Missouri-St. Louis

3. "Born This Way" vs. "Play This Way": Preferences, Orientations, and Other Constructions of Sexual and Gender Identities
Erica Chu, Loyola University Chicago

 

192. French I - Session D

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Grand Hall 3)

Topic: Humor and Play in Pre-Revolutionary France
Chair: Catherine Blunk, Drury University

1. The Monstrously Funny Feminine: Bestiary Symbolism and the Guivre in Renaut de Bâgé's Le Bel Inconnu
Karen (Casey) Casebier, St. Mary's College of Maryland

2. Female Humor in the French Novella Tradition:  L’Heptaméron’s Implicit Interrogation of Literary Portrayals of Women in Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles (1462), Comptes du Monde Adventureux (1555), and Nouvelles Récréations et Joyeux Devis (1558)     
Kristin Wasielewski, Franklin College

3. Word Play: Froissart's Ordonnance
Catherine Blunk, Drury University

4. I to I: Critical Distance and the Essais of Montaigne
Patrick Moser, Drury University

 

193. Luso-Brazilian I – Panel 2 of 2

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Gothic Corridor)

Topic: "Play" in Luso-Brazilian Cultural Production
Chair: Andrew C. Rajca, University of South Carolina
Secretary: Zak Montgomery, Wartburg College

1. "Latino, eu? Pode ser…" Towards a New Representation of Brazilians as Latinos in Brazuca Literature
Lígia Bezerra, Indiana University

2. Beijo na Boca: Deceiving to Undeceive
Débora Racy Soares, UNICAMP/FAPESP

3. Tavares Bastos: Reframing the Debate Around the City
Kátia Bezerra, University of Arizona

4. Meta-filmic Play: Exposing Complicity in Social Inequality and Violence in Sérgio Bianchi's Cronicamente Inviável
Andrew Rajca, University of South Carolina

5. Re-envisoning Prostitution in the Brazilian Northeast
Lucy Blaney-Laible, University of Arizona

For additional panel, see session – 107.1

 

194. Playing with Current Concerns in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction – Panel 2 of 2

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Illinois Central - A)

Chair: Kristi McDuffie, Illinois State University

1. Why So-Called "Apolitical" Adolescents Are Attracted to the Political/Social Commentary of
Young Adult Dystopian Novels
Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

2. Greater Than the Sum of Our Parts: Bioethics in Unwind and The Adoration of Jenna Fox
Hilary Brewster, Ohio University

3. Playing with Words: Fear of Technology and Literary Loss in Uglies, Matched, and Feed
Kristi McDuffie, Illinios State University


For additional panel, see session – 177

 

195. Gender in 21st Century Spanish Short Stories

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Illinois Central - B)

Chair: Garbiñe Vidal-Torreira, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Co-chair: Heather Jerónimo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1. Representations of Fatherhood in Jasone Osoro's Desnudos and Luisa Castro's Podría hacerte daño
Heather Jerónimo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2. Isabel Franc's "Microrrelatos": Subversion of "Género"
Christopher Carter, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3. The Portrayal of Grey Pride in Cristina Fernandez Cubas' Story "El moscardón"
Garbiñe Vidal Torreira, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

196. Serious Religion at Play in the Long Eighteenth Century

5:30-7:00 p.m. (Illinois Central - C)

Chair: Andrew O. Winckles, Wayne State University

1. Providence and Pleasure in Crusoe's Counter-Fictions
Sarah Mangin, University of California, Berkeley

2. "Removed to a Higher Spear": Feelings of Enthusiasm in Humphry Clinker
Robin Runia, Angelo State University

3. Playing with Morality in Mary Wollstonecraft's The Wrongs of Woman: or, Maria
Lisa Fischer, Saint Louis University

4. Playing with the Boundaries of the Religious Public Sphere in Methodist Women's Conversion Narratives
Andrew O. Winckles, Wayne State University

 

197. Members' Reception

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

Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres, cash bar

 

198. Surrealism...No, Really

8:00 p.m. (Illinois Central)

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

SteinSemble will perform two pieces, in three parts. This performance will include an animated version of Jean Cocteau's "Wedding on the Eiffel Tower" with live voice narration and two installments of Edith Sitwell's poems from "Façade".