TEXTS AND CONTEXTS


The Department of English Faculty Conference


March 30-31, 2001

Friday, March 30

11:00 a.m. (Faculty Lounge, Bryan Hall)

  • Opening Remarks - Michael Levenson
  • Stephen Arata, "Close Reading Context"
  • Gregory Orr, "Incarnating Eros"
  • Jennifer Wicke, "Great-Enough Great Books"
  • Moderator: Jessica Feldman

LUNCH BREAK


(All panels after lunch will be in Clark Hall 147)

1:00 p.m. (Clark 147)

  • Moderator: David Vander Meulen

1:45 p.m. (Clark Hall 147)

  • Victor Luftig, "Poetry and an Irish Ceasefire"
  • Ralph Cohen, "Texts are Contexts, Contexts are..."
  • Moderator: Alison Milbank

2:30 p.m. (Clark Hall 147)

  • Stephen Railton, "tExts and contExts"
  • Alan Howard, "Texts and Contexts in the Classroom?"
  • Stephen Cushman, "John Reuben Thompson, Confederate in London"
  • Moderator: Vicki Olwell

4:00 p.m. (Clark Hall 147)

  • Moderator: Elizabeth Fowler

5:00 p.m.

RECEPTION IN THE GARDEN ROOM

 

Saturday, March 31st

9:30 a.m. (Clark Hall 147)

  • Rita Felski, "Tragic Women"
  • Eleanor Kaufman, "Bartleby's Franco-Italian Legacy"
  • Susan Fraiman, "Queer Theory and the Second Sex"
  • Moderator: Scott Saul

11:00 a.m. (Clark Hall 147)

  • Moderator: Daniel Kinney

LUNCH BREAK


1:30 p.m. (Faculty Lounge, Bryan Hall)

  • Patricia Meyer Spacks, "'The Morals of a Whore': Reading Lord Chesterfield"
  • Johanna Drucker, "The Ivanhoe Game Project"
  • Eric Lott, "American Studies After NAFTA"
  • Moderator: Mark Edmundson