2012 Convention Schedule and Program Information

November 8-11, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio

November 10, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Refreshments

You are invited to attend the Book Exhibit, 8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. (Pavilion)

94. Fabricating the Body - Panel 1 of 3

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Caprice 1)

Topic: The Rhetoric of Debt: Portrayals of Indebted Bodies in Medicine, Law, and Popular Discourse
Chair: Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University
Secretary: Sophie Lavin, SUNY Stony Brook University

1. Beggars and Thieves: Disability and Indebtedness in Early Modern England
Lindsey Row-Heyveld, Canisius College

2. The Enfreakment of Dorian Gray
Rachel Herzl-Betz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Breastfeeding Rhetoric in Popular Discourse: From Women's Rights to Women's Obligations
Kristi McDuffie, Illinois State University

4. The Foreever Indebted Body: Life Without Parole
Adrienne Bliss, Ball State University

For additional panels, see sessions - 113, & 133

 

95. Economies of Abundance: Ethics, Aesthetics, and (New) Monastic Communities

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Caprice 2)

Chair: Cynthia R. Wallace, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

1. Idealized Medievalism and Contemporary Interpretatin in William Morris' Kelmscott Chaucer
Brandiann Molby, International Academy of Design and Technology

2. Sylvie Germain and (Old) Monasticism
Matthew Moyle, Oxford College of Emory University

3. "Writing a book is hard, because you are giving yourself away": Dorothy Day and the Literariness of New Monastic Movements
Cynthia Wallace, ST. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

 

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

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Caprice 3)

Topic: Debt
Chair: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University
Secretary: Mickey Toogood, Tufts University

1. Full Faith and Credit: Social Trust and its Financial Distortions in Emma
Jamison Kantor, University of Maryland

2. Speculation and the Emotional Economy of Mansfield Park
Laura Vorachek, University of Dayton

3. A Contract of Mutual Agreeableness: Social and Financial Contracts in Three of Jane Austen's Novels
Randi Pahlau, Malone University

4. Putting the Bite on the Past: Travesty as Bakhtinian Tribute in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
David M. Wilkes, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

For additonal panels, see sessions - 115, 135, & 153

 

97. Roundtable: Student Debt

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Caprice 4)


Student Debt, by the Numbers
Martin Kich, Wright State University and John McNay, University of Cincinnati

 

98. The Civil War at 150: The Fateful Lightning - Panel 5 of 6

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon I)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffely, University of Iowa

Topic: Black Empire
Chair: Anna Stewart, Valparaiso University

1. "Where is Rome Now?": African American Visions of American Imperial Decline
John Barnard, Harvard University

2. An Empire Among Empires: Alliance and Emigration in the Provinical Freeman
Benjamin Fagan, University of Arkansas

3. Imagining Black Empire in the Weekly Anglo-African and Pine and Palm, 1861
Derrick Spires, University of Illinois

For additional panels, see sessions - 5, 22, 57, 76 (Friday), & 117 (Saturday)

 

99. Debts of Fashion/Fashionable Debts

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon H)

Chair: Andrew O. Winckles, Wayne State University

1. Outside In: Fashion, Body, and the Evangelical Subject in Eighteenth Century Britain
Andrew O. Winckles, Wayne State University

2. The Visual Rhetoric of Women's Dress in Nineteenth Century American Evangelicalism
Christy Mesaros-Winckles, Siena Heights University

3. Bullfight Fever: Matadors, Fashion, and American Masculinity, 1925-1935
Stephanie Springer, Bowling Green State University

 

100. Technology & Trauma in Modern War Writing - Panel 1 of 2

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon G)

Chair: Travis Martin, Eastern Kentucky University

1. Trauma, Memory and Guilt in Waltz With Bashir
Alison Bancroft, University of the Arts, London

2. Media-tied Relationships: An Interrogation of the Changed Discourse of War from Here Is Your War to Black Hawk Down
Sarah Eilefson, Loyola University Chicago

3. "Becoming the Media": The Lingering Authority of Print Culture in Milblogs and Irag War Memoirs
Roger Thompson, Virginia Military Institute

For additional panel, see session - 157

 

101. Covert Bonds and Influences in Global Capital

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon F)


1. Credit and the Politics of Invisibility in Nobody and Somebody and the Occupy Movement
Mattie Burkert, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2. Theories of Transnational Debt: From Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep? To Mamoru Oshii's Ghost in the Shell
Jonathan Little, Alverno College

3. A Virtual G(u)ilded Age: The Ethics of Allegiance in Doctorow's “Anda's Game”
Terence Brunk, Columbia College Chicago

 

102. Popular Culture: Section B - Panel 1 of 4

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon E)

Topic: Freaks and Geeks
Chair: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University
Secretary: Gina Gibson, Black Hills State University

1. Freaks, Gaffs, and Photographs: Disability and the Great Depression
Keri Watson, Auburn University at Montgomery

2. Geeky Professors with Freaky Powers: Dismantling Normativity in Deborah Harkness's A Discovery of Witches
Erin Douglas, Miami University

3. "Come As You Are": Young Adult Disability and Deformity
Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University

4. The 'Freaks' Will Inherit the Earth: Julianna Baggott's Fused Wretch as Hero
Selma A. Purac, Western University, Canada

For additional panels, see sessions - 121, 141, & 159

 

103. Spanish I: Peninsular Literature before 1700 - Panel 1 of 2 (Panel 1 Canceled)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon D)

For additional panel, see session - 122

 

104. Italian - Panel 1 of 3

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

Topic: I Owe You: Debt and Debtors in Italian Literature, Cinema, Theater, and Media
Chair: Daniele Fioretti, Miami University
Secretary: Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College

1. Putting Prostitutes Out of Business: Free Love in Boccaccio's Decameron
Daniel Tonozzi, Miami University

2. "Troppo m'illuse il sogno di Sperelli": Guido Gozzano e la scomoda eredità di D'Annunzio
Daniele Fioretti, Miami University

3. A Failure to Leave? Filial Bonds versus Connubial Debts in Luigi Capuana's "Profumo"
Christina Petraglia, Gettysburg College

For additional panels, see sessions - 170 & 183 (Sunday)

 

105. Commodities, Identity, and Debt in Latin American Literature

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

Chair: Allysha Martin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1. What We Owe to the Axolotls: How Commodities Collect Cortázar
Patrick O'Connor, Oberlin College

2. La naturaleza como mercancia: Angel Rama y su lectura lukacsiana de Dario
José Eduardo González, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3. You Are What You Eat: El cabibalismo y la comodificación del cuerpo colonial
Allysha Martin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

106. Linguistics

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Salon M)

Chair: Carol L. Winkelmann, Xavier University

1. A Principle of Linguistic Debt: Reexamining Thomas Jefferson's Mythic Use of Old English in America
Michael Modarelli, Walsh University

2. What We Owe To Whom: Navajo Language Debt
Charlotte Schaengold, Northern Kentucky University

3. Battle of the Sexes: Sex, Women, and the Religious Right at the Corporate University
Kathleen Dixon, University of North Dakota

 

107. The International Raymond Carver Society

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

Topic: Debt, Indebtedness, Paychecks, and Paybacks
Chair: Robert Miltner, Kent State University at Stark

1. Raymond Carver's Debt to Gustave Flaubert: A Reading of "The Blue Stones"
Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hedmark University College

2. Used Cars and Empty Wallets: The Politics of the Great Depression in Raymond Carver's Life and Poetry
Chad Wriglesworth, St. Jerome's University

3. The Debt of Dialogue: Narrative Thrust in Raymond Carver's Fiction
Molly Fuller, Stark State College

4. Double-Dip Excision: Variations on the Depictions of Working-Class America in Pre-Edited and Edited Carver
Anthony Sams, Ivy Tech Community College

 

108. Reading Pop: Adaptations and Mediations

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

1. Selling (Out) Gay Storylines to Straight Audiences: The Social Capital of Queerness
R. Evon Hawkins, University of Southern Indiana

2. The Heritage of Disciplinary Adventure: Popular Music in the English Studies Classroom
Jim Knippling, University of Cincinnati

 

109. Teaching Writing in College - Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: (Re) Defining First-Year Composition
Chair: Andre Buchenot, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

1. Preparing Students for Writing in a Digital World: Digital Pedagogy and First-Year Composition
Michael Mauritzen, Purdue University

2. Technical Composition: What It Means to Compose with Things
Jana Rosinski, Eastern Michigan University

3. Beautiful Writing: Sublimity in the Composition Classroom
Annette Van, Central Methodist University

For additional panel, see session - 165

 

110. Creative Writing I: Poetry

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

Topic: Open
Chair: Martha M. Vertreace-Doody, City Colleges of Chicago

1. Visions Elsewise
Jennifer Lauren Collins, Duquesne University

2. Poems
Kristina Marie Darling, SUNY-Buffalo

3. Correspondence atrasada, Geografia enemgia, and invernadero
Maria Paz Moreno, Univerity of Cincinnati

4. Fetal Waters
Rhonda Pettit, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

 

111. Las deudas literarias

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Boardroom 1)

Chair: Julia C. Paulk, Marquette University

1. Deudas, de gratitud y de otra indole, en la literatura bolivariana actual
Germán Carrillo, Marquette University

2. Prevenidos, Cámara, acción!: una exploraciónes del cine a la literatura latinounidense
Jason Meyler, Marquette University

3. The Wandering Jew: from France to Mexico
Julia Paulk, Marquette University

 

112. Midwest Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages I - Paying it Sideways: Intertextuality in Literature by Women - Panel 1 of 2

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Boardroom 3)


Topic: Paying in Time: Women's Writing and Historical Literary Indebtedness
Chair: Jeannie Ludlow, Eastern Illinois University
Moderator: Gretchen Busl, Notre Dame

1. For if we are women we think through our mothers': Virgina Woolf reads Jane Austen
Valentino Luca Zullo, Bowling Green State University

2. Girl Fighter, Girl Provider: Legacies that inform Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games Trilogy
Marnie Sullivan, Mercyhurst University

For additional panel, see session - 131

 

113. Fabricating the Body - Panel 2 of 3

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Caprice 1)

Topic: Gendered Debt: The Economies of Family & Marriage in Literature & Popular Culture
Chair: Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University
Secretary: Sophie Lavin, SUNY Stony Brook University

1. Ownership and Obligation through the Ages: The Bodies Public and Private in Three Variations of Women Beware Women
Kathleen Burt, Marquette University

2. A Gender in Debt: Female Bodies in Mr. Wroe's Virgins and Pride and Prejudice
Emily Workman, Marquette University

3. The Costs of Debt: The Indebtedness of the Female Body in Fraulein Else
Matthew J. Sherman, Michigan State Univesity

4. Weddings and Brides: Mediated Portrayals of that 'Perfect Day'
Sarah Himsel Burcon, Lawrence Technological University

For additional panels, see sessions - 94 & 133

 

114. Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? - Panel 1 of 3

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Caprice 2)

Chair: Filiz Barin-Akman, Illinois State University

1. The Media and the Orientalist Discourses: Deconstructing the Popular Narratives of the Muslim Woman
Tabassum Fahim Ruby, Bowling Green State University

2. A Feminist Mosaic: Syrian Women Defying Expectations in the Novels of Rafik Schami
Holly Brining, University of Texas at Austin

3. The Image of Muslim Women in Emine Sevgi Özdamar's Story Collection "Mutterzunge"
Renata Fuchs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

For additional panels, see sessions - 134 & 152

 

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

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Caprice 3)

Topic: Debt
Chair: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University
Secretary: Mickey Toogood, Tufts University

1. Extravagant Forgetting In Shelley
Adam R. Rosenthal, Emory University

2. Skepticism and Environmental Morality in Percy Bysshe Shelley's Mont Blac
Lisa Austin, Grand Valley State University

3. Some Coin of Price! Suggestions of Danaë Via Coin Images in Aurora Leigh, and "Jenny," and Goblin Market
E. Stacey Decker, University of Minnesota

4. Matthew Arnold's Agenda for his Apparent Divagation from Emerson
Melina Probst, Northern Illinois University

For additional panels, see sessions - 96, 135, & 153

 

116. German Literature and Culture II: German Language Poetry - Section A

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Caprice 4)

Chair: Amy Kepple Strawser, Otterbein University

1. Debt, Desire and the Presence of the Poem in Canitz and Hagedorn
Martin Baeumel, University of Chicago

2. Indebted to Metaphysics: Process and Perfection in Goethe's "Dauer im Wechsel" and Reil's Rhapsodieen
Holly Yanacek, University of Pittsburg

3. Translation as a Process of Self-Healing: Paul Celan, German Translator of the filmic text Nuit et brouillard (Nacht und Nebel/Night and Fog)
L. Steven Iglesius, University of Illinois at Chicago

4. Berlin Rewritten: From Post-Wall Literature to Your Own Four Walls. Irina Liebermann's Wall-to-Wall Poetry
Gerburg Garmann, University of Indianapolis

 

117. The Civil War at 150: The Fateful Lightning - Panel 6 of 6

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon I)

Organizer: Kathleen Diffley, University of Iowa

Topic: Civic Poetics
Chair: Jeremy Wells, Indiana University Southeast

1. My Country 'Tis of Thee, Dark Land of Slavery': Joshua McCarter Simpson's Parodic Stances
Faith Barrett, Lawrence University

2. Civil War of Words: Henry Timrod, Paul Hamilton Hayne, and Southern Poetics
Jeffrey Harrington Slayton, University of Mississippi

3. Melville's Poetics
Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University

4. A Plea for the Expansion of the Domestic Realm: Frances Watkins Harper's Abolitionist Poetry
Pamela K. Asmus, University of New Haven

5. Coda: Spirit and Civil War Verse
Jeremy Wells, Indiana University Southeast

For additional panels, see sessions - 22, 57, 76 (Friday), & 98 (Saturday)

 

118. War of 1812

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon H)

Topic: 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812: American and Russian War of 1812 in History, Literature, Music and Art

Chair: Anna Barker, University of Iowa

1. Singing the First Song of Canada: Winning the Long Term in the War of 1812, its Stories, and Global Repercussions Today
Michael W. Young, La Roche College

2. Searching for Peace in War and Peace: Tolstoy's Personal Journey through History
Anna Barker, University of Iowa

3. The Agony of Defeat: Napoleon and French Painting
Dorothy Johnson, University of Iowa

 

119. Film II

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon G)

Topic: Indebted Reflections
Chair: Todd Comer and Eva English, Defiance College

1. Gold for Mirrors: Body and Debt in Claudia Llosa's The Milk of Sorrow
Rosa Tapia, Lawrence University

2. Apocalypse Past Due: Lars von Trier's Melancholia
Jay Twomey, University of Cincinnati

3. Silent Voices: Patriarchal Debt in Jane Campion's The Piano
Eva English, University of Toledo

4. Terrence Malick's Tree of Life: Grace and the General Economy
Todd Comer, Defiance College

 

120. Gender Studies: Male - Section C

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon F)

Chair: Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

1. Apocalypse Americana: Family H(a)untings in Cormac McCarthy's The Road
Markus Bohlman, University of Ottawa

2. Sherlock's Scandal of Virginity: Male Sexual Obligations
Tanya Pikula, York University

3. Entitled to Fail: William Burroughs, Masculinity, and the Limits of Failure
Crystal Gorham Doss, University of Missouri-Kansas City

4. Paying up to Englishness in Howards End and Rebecca
Kristen Ames, York University

 

121. Popular Culture: Section B - Panel 2 of 4

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon E)

Topic: Freaks and Geeks
Chair: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University
Secretary: Gina Gibson, Black Hills State University

1. The Golem of Prague and the Birth of the Superhero in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Seth Johnson, Kent State University

2. The Immortal Black Monster and the Reluctant Emergence of the Black Geek
Nahum Welang, Wichita State University

3. Reconfiguring the 'Monstrous' Body: Matsuura Rieko's 1993 The Apprenticeship of Big Toe P as a modern re-reading/re-writing of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818)
Joanne Quimby, Wittenberg University

For additional panels, see sessions - 102, 141, & 159

 

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

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon D)

Topic: Open
Chair: Javier Irigoyen-Garcia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Secretary: Brys Stafford, University of Toronto

1. Fray Luis de León: Precursor of the Modern Biblical Scholar
Willam Andrews, Chicago Theological Seminar

2. "Los presos dizen que son christmas": El bandorlerismo grandadino antes de la rebelión de las Alpujarras
Romá Rofes-Herrera, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3. Fancy Sambenitos: Sancho Panza and Inquisitorial Infamy
Javier Irigoyen-Garcia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4. Subjectivities in Motion in La Celestina
Brys Stafford, University of Toronto

For additional panel, see session - 103

 

123. African American Literature - Panel 1 of 2

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

Topic: Being More than Ambivalent Towards Race
Chair: Brandon J. Manning, The Ohio State University
Secretary: Rickey Fayne, Northwestern University

1. Erasure and the Myth of Postracial America
LaRonda Sanders-Senu, Gordon College

2. Who Are You Without Your History
Keyana Parks, Independent Scholar

3. "Bolts of Pure Space Funk": The Legacy of Ellison's Blues Aesthetic in Michael Thomas's Man Gone Down
Jose Arellano, University of Chicago

For additional panel, see session - 143

 

124. Luso-Brazilian Studies

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon 124)

Topic: Divida in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture
Chair: Zak K. Montgomery, Wartburg College
Secretary: Ligia Bezerra, Indiana University-Bloomington

1. 'Favelas for Sale': Resisting the Easy Links between Democracy and Urban Restructuring Projects
Kátia Bezerra, University of Arizona

2. A Debt to Oneself: Negotiations of Personal Identities through Mass Culture in the Works of Daniel Galera and Claudia Piñeiro
Ligia Bezerra, Indiana University-Bloomington

3. A Country in Debt to a Solder: The Hero by Zézé Gamboa
Inês Dias, University of California at Los Angeles

4. Artistic Loans and Social Debts: An Inventory of Assets in Chico Buarque and Paulo Pontes Play Gota d' água
Sandra Luna, Universidade Federal da Paraiba

5. Migel de Unamuno's Spiritual and Literary Debt to the Portuguese Generation of 1870
Zak K. Montgomery, Wartburg College

6. 'The Way to The Sea': Paulo Prado's Foundational Narrative of The Bandeirante Myth
Saulo Gouveia, Michigan State University

 

125. Native American Literature

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Salon M)

Topic: Indebtedness May Not Be A State of Owing
Chair: Janet M. Labrie, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha

1. 'Suddenly It was Winter': The Reservation as Instigator in Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Marc Dziak, Purdue University

2. Landscapes of the Past: Cultural and Ecological Memory in the Poetry of William Stafford Katherine
Christian Knoeller, Purdue University

3. Textual Indetedness in Erdrich's Fiction
Katherine Beutel, Lourdes University

 

126. The Henry James Society

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

Topic: Debts Real and Imagined in Henry James
Chair: Laland S. Person, University of Cincinnati

1. "A sense of indebtedness": James, Debt, and Literary History
Andrew Kopec, Ohio State University

2. Forgiving "The Pupil"'s Debts
Adam Sonstegard, Cleveland State University

3. The Jamesian Impression: Reimagining Henry James's Debt to the French Impressionist Painters
Ellen Bayer, DePauw University

 

127. Narrating Debt in Contemporary Spain

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

Chair: Susan Larson, University of Kentucky

1. Detecting Debt: Madrid, Detectives, and the Urban Process
Malcolm A. Compitello, University of Arizona

2. The Other Debt: Ecologcal Indebtedness to the South and the Debate on decrecimiento in Spain
Luis Martin-Cabrera, University of California San Diego

3. Blackmai, Debt, and Modernity in Silver Age Spain
Jeffrey Zamostny, University of West Georgia

4. Money, Morality and the Limits of Narration in Belén Gopegui's La conquista del aire
Susan Larson, University Kentucky

 

128. Workshop: Getting It Published

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

Topic: Figuring Out How and Where to Place Scholarly Work
Chair: Jason Arthur, Rockhurst University

1. Andrea Kaston Tange, Eastern Michigan University

2. Elisabeth Chretien, The University of Iowa Press

3. Sandy Crooms, The University of Ohio Press

 

129. Creative Writing II: Prose

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

Topic: Writing About Loss
Chair: Julie Iromuanya, Northeastern Illinois University

1. A Dream: Deferred to the Future, Indebted to the Past
Harmony Hanson, University of Wisconsin-River Falls / University of Michigan

2. The End of the Road Movie Marathon
Devin Murphy, Bradley University

3. Wetlands
Meredith Doench, University of Dayton

4. The Whirlpool
Amy Nolan, Wartburg College

 

130. French II

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Boardroom 1)

Topic: Indebtedness/Reconnaissance of Authors in Post-Revolutionary French Literature
Chair: Sylvie Goutas, Dominican University

1. Zola's post-Babelian Debt to Balzac
Sylvie Goutas, Dominican University

2. The Legacy of Émile Zola and Naturalism
Jennifer Wolter, Hillsdale College

 

131. Midwest Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages I - Paying it Sideways: Intertextuality in Literature by Women - Panel 2 of 2

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Boardroom 3)

Topic: Women Re/Writing: Postmodern and Postcolonial Palimpest
Chair: Jeannie Ludlow, Eastern Illinois University
Moderator : Valentino Luca Zullo, Bowling Green State University

1. Plagiarism became a strategy for originality': Kathy Acker and the Fictionality of Genius
Gretchen Busl, Notre Dame

2. Rewriting History from a Feminine Stance in Assia Djebar’s Fantasia, an Algerian Cavalcade
Monica Garoiu, Kenyon College

3. Intertextuality and Melodrama: Rewriting the Cuban Revolution in Wendy Guerra's Nunca fui Primera Dama
Omar Granados, University of Wisconsin La Crosse

For additional panel, see session - 112

 

131.1. Religion and Literature

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Boardroom 4)

Topic: Open
Chair: Christy Rieger, Mercyhurst University

1. Leaving the City of God: Poetry and the Spiritual Politics of Cold War America
Anna Schmidt, Saint Louis University

2. Merton Reading Marcuse: Monastic Invisibility and Aesthetical Politics
Danny Gibboney, Florida State University

3. "Rude and Absurd Ceremonies": Northwest Trader Literature and the Quest for Religious Authenticity
Jonathon Olson, Florida State University

 

133. Fabricating the Body - Panel 3 of 3

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Caprice 1)

Topic: Indebted Bodies: Exploring the Effects of Economy, Obligation, and Exchange in Contemporary Literature
Chair: Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University
Secretary: Sophie Lavin, SUNY Stony Brook University

1. The Help as Indebted Bodies
Signitha Fordham, University of Rochester

2. The Land and the Human Body in McCarthy's The Road: Seeking for the Meaning of Life
Chi Man Lo, University of Macau

3. Unbinding the Tragic 'Dream' of Human Abjection: Paying the Debt of Gender-Based Abjection in Neil Gaiman's The Sandman
Mary Catherine Harper, Defiance College

4. Bodies of Debt: Interrogating the Costs of Technological Progress, Scientific Advancement, and Social Conquests through Dystopian Literature
Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University

For additional panels, see sessions - 94 & 113

 

134. Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? - Panel 2 of 3

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

Chair: Filiz Barin-Akman, Illinois State University


1. Exoticized and Victimized: The Western Audience and the Overdetermined "Muslim Woman" in Popular Post-Colonial Literature
Suraj Shankar, University of Southern California

2. From Graphic Novel to Animated Film: Identities in Motion in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
Khani Begum, Bowling Green State University

3. May Day and Marriage: Elizabeth Marsh and the Moroccan Bride
Sonya Lawson Parrish, The Ohio State University

For additional panels, see sessions - 114 & 152

 

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

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Caprice 3)

Topic: Debt
Chair: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University
Secretary: Mickey Toogood, Tufts University

1. The Decadence of Debt: Oscar Wilde in the Long Depression
Keith Clavin, Auburn University

2. Emotional Debt in Thomas Hard's Tess of the D'Urvervilles
Vickie C. Knueven, Northern Kentucky University

3. Swindled, Forged, and Ruined: Debt-Motivated Suicides in Sensation Fiction
Naomi Stephens, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

4. Unmanly Debt in Great Expectations
Dainel Lewis, Metropolitan Community College

For additional panels, see sessions - 96, 115, & 153

 

136. Illustrated Texts

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Caprice 4)

Topic: Owing a Debt to Illustration
Chair: Adam Sonstegard, Cleveland State University

1. Sharing the Hazard: Dickens and Cruikshank
Marc Napolitano, US Military Academy West Point

2. "Inherited ideas are a curious thing": Dan Beard's debt to history, habit, and science in Twain's Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Sarah Blythe, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

3. African Indebtedness in the Visuals of The New Negro
Joshua Murray, Kent State University

4. A Permanent Part: Edward Shenton and Literary Debt
Ross Tangedal, Kent State University

 

137. Reimagining the Classroom: Fostering Collaborative Student Bodies in Online Writing Courses

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon I)

Chair: Erin K. McGuire, Central Ohio Technical College

1. Teaching the Invisible Student: Creating a Student Body in Online Writing Courses
Erin K. McGuire, Central Ohio Technical College

2. Nurturing a Collaborative Student Body Online
Kelley Cupp, The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College

 

138. Old and Middle English Language and Literature

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon H)

Chair: Camilia Cenek, Independent Scholar

1. Indebted Bodies in The King of Tars
Bonnie Erwin, Wittenberg University

2. The Fox in Sheep's Clothing: Departing from Fable Tradition in Spenser's Shepheardes Calendar
Greta Smith, Miami Univeristy Ohio

3. (Very) Good Women: Why The Golden Legend Matters and How Chaucer Uses It to Make His Satirical Argument in The Legend of Good Women
Brad Modlin, Ohio University

 

139. Shades of the Domestic: Servants, Women, and Community in the Economy of the Victorian Home

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon G)

Chair: Erin Chamberlain, Washburn University

1. Desparate Economies: The Exchange Within Domestic Economies
Sarah Ladow, Purdue North Central

2. Victorian Service and the Documents of Exchange
Erin Chamerlain, Washburn University

3. Defining Downton: Why We Can't Kill Molesley
April Toadvine, Saint Louis University

 

140. Children's Literature - Section B

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon F)

Chair: Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

1. "Spires of Menace Wearing Lipstick and Scarves": Girlhood's End in Winter's Bone
Angela Insenga, University of West Georgia

2. Empowering the Flower Child of the Harlem Renaissance: Effie Lee Newsome & Jessie Bedmn Fauset's Poetry for Children
Cara Byrne, Case Western Reserve University

3. Sarah Crewe's Financial and Emotional Obligations in A Little Princess
Ellen Tsagaris, Independent Scholar

4. A Gentle Debt: Obligations in the Hundred Acre Wood
Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

 

141. Popular Culture: Section B - Panel 3 of 4

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon E)

Topic: Freaks and Geeks
Chair: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University
Secretary: Gina Gibson, Black Hills State University

1. Illegal Intellect: The Geek as a Marker of Menance in AMC's Breaking Bad
Trista Payte, California State University Northridge

2. "I used to think you were some sort of a Brainiac, but, I guess you're okay:" Lisa Simpson and the Change in American Geek Ideology
Katie Wilson, University of Louisville

3. The Anti-Hero at Home at Joss Whedon's Cabin in the Woods
Hannah Jorgenson, California State University Northridge

For additional panels, see sessions - 102, 121, & 159

 

142. Video Games and Debt

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon D)

Chair: Braxton Soderman, Miami University-Ohio

1. Playing with Fingers Crossed: Cheating, Griefing, and the Fiction of the Stable Text
Adam Lindberg, University of Minnesota

2. Guilty Pleasures: Ephemerality and Indebtedness in Facebook Games
Shira Chess, Miami University

3. Interconnected Indebtedness: The Anarchy of Debt in Open-World Games
Kyle Eveleth, University of Kentucky

4. Indebted to the Real: Video Games, Representation, and Rendering
Braxton Soderman, Miami University - Ohio

 

143. African American Literature - Panel 2 of 2

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon C)

Topic: Being More than Ambivalent Towards Race
Chair: Brandon J. Manning, The Ohio State University
Secretary: Rickey Fayne, Northwestern University

1. Literary Indebtedness of a Different Kind
Chris Snellgrove, Auburn University

2. Debt and Heritage: Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays
Sinikka Grant, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

3. The New Black Harks Back (and Forth)
Kristi Maxwell, University of Arizona

For additional panel, see session - 123

 

144. What is Our Debt to Death and the Dead?: The Gift of Death and The Work of Mourning in Literature

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon B)

Chair: Jack Taylor, Michigan State University

1. Drawing on the Dead: The Significance of Invisible's Literary Ancestors in Ellison's Invisible Man
Eric Anderson, State University of New York at Albany

2. Audre Lorde's Late Poems and the Racial Politics of Intellectual Indebtedness
Sharon Barnes, The University of Toledo

3. Frenzied Representation and The Forbidden Image: 9/11, Falling Man and the Impossibility of Grief
Kate Birdsall, Michigan State University

4. Grief, Gender, and the Gothic in You Came Back
Christina Rieger, Mercyhurst University

 

145. German Literature and Culture II: German Language Poetry - Section B

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon M)

Topic: Post-Holocaust Poetry
Chair: Johannes Wich-Schwarz, Maryville University of St. Louis

1. Testimony, History, and Moral Indictment: Historic Responses to the Mauthausen Nazi Camp Experience
Siegrun Wildner, University of Northern Iowa

2. "Silence and Exile": Crisis and Renewal of Language in the Poetry of Hilde Domin
Johannes Wich-Schwarz, Maryville University of St. Louis

 

146. The International Bernard Shaw Society

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Rookwood)

Topic: Bernard Shaw and Debt
Chair: Christopher Wixson, Eastern Illinois University

1. Sense and Sensibility: Bernard Shaw and Noel Coward
Christopher Wixson, Eastern Illinois University

2. Shaw as an Evolutionalist in Arms and the Man
Amjad Ali, Islamia College, University Peshawar, Pakistan

3. The Man of Letters is the Man of Business
Christa Zorn, Indiana University, Southeast

4. The Love Deficit
Christopher Innes, York University

 

147. The Legacy of Islam in Spanish Cultural Production since the Enlightenment

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Salon A)

Chair: Travis Landry, Kenyon College

1. The Veiled Meanings of Sufi Masks in the Writings of Isaac Muñoz
Travis Landry, Kenyon College

2. Seeds of Fascism: Jünger, Marinetti, and Sánchez Mazas Go to Africa
Nil Santiáñez, St. Louis University

3. El relato personal de la guerra colonial del Rif desde la mirada del siglo XXI: Lorenzo Silva e Ignacio Martínez de Pisón
Ana Rueda, University of Kentucky

 

148. Workshop: Navigating the Tenure Process

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Rosewood)

Topic: How to Decipher (and Meet) Your Institution’s Tenure Expectations without Constant Anxiety
Chair: Andrea Kaston Tange, Eastern Michigan University

1. Hilliary M. Nunn, Associate Professor, University of Akron

2. Martin Kich, Professor, Wright State University

3. Andrea Kaston Tange, Professor, Eastern Michigan University

 

149. Animals in Literature and Film - Panel 1 of 2

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Boardroom 1)

Topic: Paying Their Way: Animals Owing and Owed
Chair: Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University
Secretary: Kathleen Doyle, Rhodes College

2. The Management of Animal Life in Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Fiction
Ashley Theissen, Indiana University-Bloomington

3. The Bears' Payback: A Triumph of Animal Over Master in Two French Canadian Works
Jody Ballah, University of Cincinnait-Blue Ash

4. A Fight for the Psychological Upper Hand: Man Versus Beast in Charles Reade's Jack of All Trades
Amanda Nydegger, Milligan College

5. Linguistic Legacy of Animals at Work
Sarah Tsiang, Eastern Kentucky University

For additional panel, see session - 167

 

150. Milton's Value Now

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Boardroom 3)

Chairs: Mattie Burkert, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Sarah Hogan, Drake University

1. How Orwell Read Milton
Spencer K. Wall, University of Utah

2. Milton and the Liberal Economic Canon
Sarah Hogan, Drake University

3. Women and the Limits of Knowledge of Milton, Lewis, and Pullman
Mattie Burket, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

150.1. Literatura Latinoamerican a Siglos XX y XXI

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Boardroom 4)

Topic: Sobre mi frente, sobre mi pecho, dondequiera que me toques...Regalos, Promesas, Gratitud, Perdón, Ofrendas
Chair: Olivia Maciel Edelman, Loyola University Chicago

1. José Gorostiza y Jorge Cuesta: La postergación del sueño, ¿deuda interna?
Olivia Maciel Edelman, Loyola University Chicago

2. La obra póstuma de Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Omar Granados, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

3. La economía de la presencia femenina en la cuentitisca de Jorge Luis Borges
Silvia García, Loyola University Chicago

 

151. American Literature II

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Caprice 1)

Topic: The Businessman in American Literature
Chair: Debbie Lelekis, University of Missouri
Secretary: Ben Bascom, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1. The Art of Business, the Business of Art: Depictions of the Artist and the Businessman in William Dean Howells's A Hazard of New Foturnes
Debbie Lelekis, Florida Insitute of Technology

2. John Ames Mitchell and the Business of Empire
Ben Bascom, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3. The House of (Hank) Morgan: Production and Speculation in Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Mark Schiebe, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

 

152. Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? - Panel 3 of 3

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Caprice 2)

Chair: Filiz Barin-Akman, Illinois State University


1. Readapting Scheherazade's Legacy in Persian for the Western Reader
Nicole McCleese, Michigan State University

2. Curious Unions: The Fantasies of Interfaith Marriage as Alternate History within the Middle English Romance
Gwendolyn Collaço, The University of Chicago

3. Gendered Discourses of the "Same" Orient: Nineteenth Century British Travelers to the Ottoman Empire
Filiz Barin-Akman, Illinois State University

For additional panels, see sessions - 114 & 152

 

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

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Caprice 3)

Topic: Debt
Chair: Nancee Reeves, Purdue University
Secretary: Mickey Toogood, Tufts University

1. [I]ndebed to…Shakespeare and Milton?: Charlotte Smith, William Godwin, and the Landscapes of Cultural Memory
Lisa Ottum, Xavier University

2. "Young Growth from the Old Root": Daniel Deronda as Sacred Text
Mickey Toogood, Tufts University

3. Writing Wild and Free: Michael Field's Lyric Exchange and the Anxiety of Indebtedness
Andrea Gazzaniga, Northern Kentucky University

4. "A Joy For All": Ruskin on Debt, Desire and Interdependence
Julia Bninski, Loyola University Chicago

For additional panels, see sessions - 96, 115, & 135

 

154. Writing the Ineffable: Mystic Literature and the Limits(?) of Language

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Caprice 4)

Chair: Morgan Shipley, Michigan State University

1. The Mystic's Dilemma'
Tim Doyle, Northland College

2. Silence, Similitude and Apophasis: Mystic veils of (un)knowing in the French Age of Reason
Timothy Freiermuth, Brown University

3. Merging East and West: The Ecumenical Quest to Transcend Language in J.D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey
Kyle Garton-Gundling, University of Maryland, College Park

4. Spiritual Communes as a Distillation of the Ineffable Experience
Clara Schoonmaker, Michigan State University

5. Effing the Ineffable:' Alan Watts, Purposeless Play, and the Aporia of Language
Morgan Shipley, Michigan State University

 

155. The Economics of Motherhood

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon I)

Chair: Amanda Putnam, Roosevelt University

1. Young Black Mothers in the Projects: Two Film Depictions
Amanda Putnam, Roosevelt University

2. Music vs. Maternity: Competing Economics in Gayl Jones's Corregidora
Kristen Lillvis, Marshall University

3. Disrupting the Choreography of War in David Grossman's To the End to the Land
Izabela Zieba, University of Miami

 

156. Spanish IV: Literary Theory and Hispanic Criticism

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon H)

Topic: Rethinking Spanish modernismo in the context of international modernist studies
Chair: Andrés Pérez-Simón, University of Cincinnati

1. Constructions of Moderism, Rethinking Moderism in Spain
Melissa Dinverno, Indiana University

2. Creacionismo does not mean Cubism: Vicente Huidobro and the Transatlantic Avant-Garde
Ignacio Infante, Washington University in St. Louis

3. Spanish Modernism, the Atlantic Debt, and the Decentering of Modernist Studies
Alejandro Infante, Indiana University

4. Two Theatrical Modernisms in Spain? (On Lorca and Valle-Inclán as Modernist Dramatists)
Andrés Pérez-Simón, University of Cincinnati

5. Jiménez, Modernismo, and Global Literary History
Gayle Rogers, Universityof Pittsburgh

 

157. Technology & Trauma in Modern War Writing - Panel 2 of 2

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon G)

Chair: Travis Martin, Eastern Kentucky University


1. Masks We Wear: A Canadian Female Officer on Skype in Afghanistan
Nanette Norris, Royal Military College Saint-Jean

2. Written and Visual Triggers: A Pedagogical Approach to Wartime Trauma with Student Veterans
Travis Martin, Eastern Kentucky University

3. Rediscovering Collective and Individual Memory from Times in Crisis; Recollection and Repercussions of What We Desire to Forget
Kelly Candelaria, California State University, Chico

For additional panel, see session - 100

 

158. Intergenerational and Transcultural Debt in Graphic Novels

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon F)

Chair: Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

1. History, Not Personal Trauma: Exploring Corroborated Subjectivity in Maus
Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University

2. The Price of (E/I)mmigration: Assimilation and Separation in YA Multicultural Graphic Novels
Karly Grice, Illinois State University

3. Drawing Truth In Fiction: Growing Up With (And Out of) Transcultural Debt in Blankets
Susana Xuxa Rodriguez, Illinois State University

 

159. Popular Culture: Section B - Panel 4 of 4

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon E)

Topic: Freaks and Geeks
Chair: Courtney Huse-Wika, Black Hills State University
Secretary: Gina Gibson, Black Hills State University

1. Corporate Personhood as Monstrosity in the Global Economic Crisis
Megan Brown, Drake University

2. Falling Skies' Alien Apocalypse: May the Better Parent Win
Marla Arbach, University of Santiago de Compostela

3. Killer Babes from Outer Space: Monstrous Femmes Fatales and Female Sexuality
Melissa Filbeck, California State University Northridge

For additional panels, see sessions - 102, 121, & 141

 

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

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon D)

Topic: Paying It Forward: 2nd Wave, 3rd Wave, and the New (?) Wave in Feminist Pedagogy
Chair: Sarah Stevens, University of Southern Indiana

1. Memoir Writing as a Women's Studies Pedagogical Strategy
Janet M. LaBrie, University of Wisconsin, Waukesha

2. Feminist Pedagogy Outside the Classroom: Employing a Feminist Framework for Co-Crricular Programming
Stephanie Cunninghmam, University of Southern Indiana

3. Connecting Teaching, Activism, and Empowerment through Liberating Acts and Other Exercises
Sarah Stevens, University of Southern Indiana

 

160. Afro-Romance Studies: Literature, Culture, Race, and History

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon C)

Topic: Afro-Hispanic
Chair: Mamadou Badiane, Univerity of Missouri-Columbia

1. "Todos los negros y todos los blancos…tomamos café": Race and the Cuban Revolutions in Nicolás Guillen-Landrián's Coffea arábuga
Anne Garland Mahler, Emory University

2. Central American-Caribbean Connections: Examining the Fact of Blackness in Aguilera Malta's Canal Zone (1966)
Jennifer Carolina Gómez Menjivar, University of Minnesota, Duluth

3. The Return of the Rhythm: Reverse Influenes of the Americas in Africa
Mamadou Badiane, Univerity of Missouri-Columbia

 

161. English I: English Literature Before 1800

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon B)

Topic: Our Debt to the Past
Chair: Andrew Williams, University of Iowa
Secretary: Michael Sarabia, University of Iowa

1. The Queen's Two Bodies: The 'Pressed Grass and Deferred Physicality in Spenser's Faerie Queene
Therese Novotny, Marquette University

2. Chartering the Dead: Magna Carta, the Medieval, and Right-Wing Political Instrumentalism
Michael Sarabia, University of Iowa

3. Jubilee and Nationalist Time
Nick Valvo, University of California, Davis

 

162. Topographies of War: Reparation and Compensation in Berlin and Vienna from Post-WWII to the Present

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon M)

Chairs: Michelle Reyes and Kasia Kowalczyk, University of Illinois in Chicago

1. Individual and Collective Debt in Doron Rabinovici's Suche nach M
Jai Kshirsagar, University of Illinois at Chicago

2. Can Stones be Guilty?: The Nazi Reichsbank and its Rededication as the Auswärtiges Amt in Berlin
Jen Gramer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3. Misconceptions of the Nazi-Past and the Shoah in the German Democratic Republic: "Vergangenheitsbewältigung" in Jurek Becker's Bronsteins Kinder
Derek Schaefer, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

163. Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakespeare's Othello

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Rookwood)

Chair: Carol Mejia LaPerle, Wright State University

1. Bollywood's Borrowed Othello: Race Translates into Caste and Omkara is a Hit
Laurel Steele, Independent Scholar

2. Pinning Down Othello: Shakespeare, Tim Nelson's O, and the Myth of Postraciality
Casey Shevlin, University of Akron

3. Choreographies of National Identity in Huapango: Ivan Lipkie's Mexican Adaptation of Othello
Carol Mejia LaPerle, Wright State University

 

164. International Francophone Studies

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Salon A)

Topic: Les echanges dans le monde de la francophonie
Chair: Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Secretary: Héléne Diaz Brown, Principia College

1. Le grand rêve des urnes': Politics in Patrick Chamoiseau's Texaco
Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2. On va te ramener chez toi, Aziz': Debt, Indebtedness and Notions of Origin in Un aller simple
Kristine Butler, University of Wisconsin-River Fall

3. Remapping the Territory: Michel Houellebecq's Literary Debt to Alain Robbe-Grillet
Jeremy Glazier, Ohio Dominican University

4. Let's Barack our lives': Intertextual Overtures in Léonora Miano's Blues pour Elise
Katheryn Wright, Rhodes College

 

165. Teaching Writing in College - Panel 2 of 2

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Rosewood)

Topic: (Re) Defining First-Year Composition
Chair: Andre Buchenot, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

1. Ensuring Indebtedness with Peer Review Processes in the Composition Classroom
Craig Carroll, Westwood College

2. Genre Theory in Classroom Practice
Patricia Houston, University of Cincinnati

3. Reimagining First-Year Composition with Academic Register: A Systemic Functional Linguistics Approach
Michael Maune Benjamin Boche, Purdue University

4. Analyzing Discourse and Visual Codes in the First-Year Writing Course: Totalitarianism through Aristotelian Rhetoric
Adriana Gradea, Illinois State University

For additional panel, see session - 109

 

166. Children's Literature - Section C

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Julep)

Chair: Megan Musgrave, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

1. "Got to Light out for the Territory Ahead of the Rest": Mark Twain Conflates Children's and Adult Literature
Afrin Zeenat, Univesity of Arkansas

2. Markus Zusak's The Book Theif: Adult or Children's Literature
Rebecca Briley, Oklahoma Christian University

3. Rumer Godden's Adaptation of Iconic Themes in Adult and Children's Literature
Ellen Tsagaris, Independent Scholar

4. I Owe My Life to this Disease: Illness Narratives as the Seeds of Social Activism
Megan Musgrave, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

 

167. Animals in Literature and Film - Panel 2 of 2

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Boardroom 1)

Topic: Paying Their Way: Animals Owing and Owed
Chair: Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University
Secretary: Kathleen Doyle, Rhodes College

1. Schuld: Human Guilt and Totemic Debt in The White Ribbon
Matthew J. Sherman, Stetson University

2. In Praise of Nature: Gratitude in the Work of Mary Oliver
Claudia Skutar, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash

3. Soaring Spirit Guides and Furry Professors: Our Debt to Animal Mentors in Literature and Film
Michael W. Young, La Roche College

4. Living Compasses: Nonhuman Animals in Waslala
Stacy Hoult-Saros, Valparaiso University

For additional panel, see session - 149

 

167.1. Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.(Boardroom 3)

Organizer: Andrew Kranzman, Michigan State Univeristy
Chair: Craig Dionne, Eastern Michigan University

1. The Silent Forgiver's Refusal of Superiority in Shakespeare's Othello and Cervantes' El curioso impertinente
Kathryn Swanton, University of Chicago

2. "I would feast them all": Protocols of Friendship and Service in Shoemaker's Holiday
Neal Klomp, Michigan State University

3. "the dog is me, and I am myself": (Un)predictable Friendship in The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Andrew Kranzman, Michigan State University

4. The Currency of Love: The Merging of Monetary and Amorous Concerns in The Merchant of Venice and Timon of Athens
Pamela Rollins, University of Texas at Arlington

 

167.2. Comparative Literature

3:15 - 4:45 p.m. (Boardroom 4)

Topic: Tensions, Gaps, and Connections in Cross-Cultural Literatures
Chair: Christy Rieger, Mercyhurst University

1. Mary and the Blue Flower: The Tension Between Sacrementalism and Romanticism in Joseph von Eichendorff's Leaves from the Life of a Ne'er-Do-Well and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Beautiful and Damned
Mark Buechsel, University of Saint Francis

2. Beckett's Debt to Philosophy: Teaching Through the Gaps
Michael Modarelli, Walsh University

3. Crossing Genres and Crossing Borders: The Function of the Novel-Poem in A Double Life and Aurora Leigh
Mackenzie Kane, University of Iowa

 

168. Members' Reception

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Pavilion)

 

169. Back to Haunt: Three Brief Plays by Samuel Beckett and Sarah Kane

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Rookwood)

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

SteinSemble present Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis and Samuel Beckett's Rockaby and Play, three pieces that invite the past into the present and present us with characters who resist the past's return. Figured as psychosis, hysteria, and hell, the past returns in each of these plays as an uncanny collector on long overdue debts long (un)forgotten.