Tuesday, February 5, 2013

EGSA Symposium Invitation and Schedule

Please join us on February 15 for the annual EGSA Symposium! This is one of our most important annual events, and your participation is key to its success. Please consider scheduling time to attend the panels, enjoy the department community, and support your fellow graduate students! We have a lot of exciting panels and paper topics, not to mention three wonderful keynote speakers: Dr. Gil Harris, Dr. Tony Lopez, and Dr. Daniel DeWispelare. Take a moment to RSVP so we can be sure to order enough refreshments (email Molly Lewis mclewis@gwu.edu or rsvp on Facebook).

Temporal Slippages and Spatial Slidings: A Symposium on Failed Fixities

February 15, 2013
Rome Hall 771
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

RSVP NOW!  to: mclewis@gwu.edu

9:10 – 10:10 am: Attitudes, Affects, & Alliences in Scholarship: A Round-Table
M. Bychowski, Patrick Henry, Sukshma Vadere, Tawnya Ravy, Leigha McReynolds

10:20 – 11:20 am: Dissecting the Gaze: Corporeality, Spectacle, and Performance in the Theater
M Bychowski, “Dark Bodies & Absent Parts”
Lubaaba Al-Azami, “‘What a goodly outside falsehood hath’: Identity and the Interfaith Encounter in The Merchant of Venice
Sukshma Vedere, “‘Othering’ in the Mughal Court: The ‘Firang’ Physician and the White Mughal Emperor”

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Spectral Encounters
William Quiterio: "The Uberpsycho as Alternative Historical Memory: A Consideration of the film My Bloody Valentine"
Erin Sheley:  "Faerie Hauntings in 'Christabel' and 'The Eve of St. Agnes'"
Haylie and Emily: "Herla's Haunting Hound: Spectral Intimacies in Walter Map's Tale of King Herla"

1:40 pm – 2:40 pm: “Exploration and Enlargement Make the World Smaller: On the Prospects of Transnational Encounter”
Lori Brister, “‘A little orange flag of ostentation’: Posters, Luggage Labels, and Tourism in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”
James Francis, “Fraud, Pleasure and Travail: Theatrical Economies of The Travels of the Three English Brothers
Sreyoshi Sarkar, "Of Films and Therapy: The Lebanon War, the Holocaust and the Vietnam War in Waltz with Basheer"

2:50 – 3:50 pm: Nationalism, or Specters of Identity
Molly Lewis, “Racialized Time: Formulating the Medieval Jew through English Chrononormativity
Patrick Henry, “Edgar Allan Poe, Curator of the American Identity:  Anxieties of Nationalism in The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Nora Alfaiz, “The Patients ‘Etherized Upon a Table’: Societal Alienation of T.S. Eliot and Prufrock”
Maia Gil’Adi, “‘Erase the stains’: Racial Hauntings and the Browning of America in Colson Whitehead’s Zone One

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Key Note Panel
Jonathan Gil Harris, “Hi Mho Jhi Kudd: Thomas Stevens'/Tomás Estêvão's/Pâtri Guru's Translated Body in Goa, 1616.”

Antonio Lopez, “On a Bus, in a Trunk: States of Transit and U.S. Latino Poetry.”

Daniel DeWispelare, “Of Sovereignty and Bondage, or, this translation which is not one.”

5:30-6:30 Wine and Cheese Party 

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