Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Don't forget to RSVP to Roderick Ferguson' plenary talk, "To 'Post' the Nation: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and the Not-Yet-Imagined."

The finalized schedule for EGSA's annual symposium, "Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After" is below. Don't forget to RSVP! We look forward to seeing you there!

Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After
February 7, 2014
The George Washington University
Rome Hall 771

RSVP NOW!  to: mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Panels & Schedule:

9:30 – 10:00 am: Welcome & Breakfast

10:00 am – 11:00 am: “What Comes After the Conference Paper: A Series of Ignite Talks on ‘Post-ing’”
Leigha McReynolds, moderator

Emily Russell, George Washington University, “Phantasmic Affections”
Erin Vander Wall, George Washington University, “Monstrous Geographies”
Leigha McReynolds, George Washington University, “Mesmerized”
Lori Brister, George Washington University, “After Tourism” 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: This Time is Out of Joint: Post-Temporal
Shyama Rajendran, moderator

Nora Alfaiz, George Washington University, “‘The Point Where the Imperfections of Memory Meet the Inadequacies of Documentation’: The Unstable and Unreliable Memories in The Sense of an Ending
John Polanin, Villanova University, “‘A wound that’s bled for a hundred years’:  The Ethics of a Post-Teleological Periodization in Warren Ellis and John Cassaday’s Planetary
Sukshma Vedere, George Washington University, “Translating Morals in Tales of Bidpai
Patrick Henry Thomas, George Washington University, “Detective Fiction and the Revision of National History:  Proving the Innocence of Richard III in Josephine Tey's The Daughter of Time

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch (provided)

1:00 – 2: 00 pm: Post-Sexuality/Post-Queer
Maia Gil’Adi, moderator

Laura Christiansen, College of Staten Island, “Postfeminism, Retrosexism, and Shit Girls Say
Kimberly Pendleton, George Washington University, “Saving the Strip: Evangelical Outreach to the Contemporary Sex Industry” 
Lee Nevitt, “The Great Gay War: A Post-Queer Reading of Virginia Woolf and Ford Maddox Ford"

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Harrowing Transformations
Haylie Swenson and Alan Montroso, moderators

Samantha Vitale, George Washington University, “Time Traveling with Darwin: Anti-teleology in The Time Machine
M.W. Bychowski, George Washington University, “Quantum Medievalism: Merlin and the (Meta)physics of Superposition”
Alan S. Montroso, George Washington University, “Dead Birds/New Objects: Contact and Sympathy in Marie de France’s Yonec and LaĆ¼stic
Haylie Swenson, George Washington University, “On the Back of Whales”

3:00 – 3:30 pm: Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm: Losing Sight of Race: Past, Present, Future
Justin Mann and Molly Lewis, moderators

Justin Mann, George Washington University, “Against the Odds: Postracial America and The Hunger Games Controversy”
Jason Demeter, George Washington University, “Racial Profiling: Embodied Identity in the Performance Archive”
D. Gilson, George Washington University, “Temporal Disavowal from the American Dream: Occupy Wall Street, Hipster Bodies, and the White Rhetoric of Revolution”
Molly Lewis, George Washington University, “Modern Critical Race Theorists and their Preracial Middle Ages”

5:00 – 6:00 pm:      Keynote Speaker, Roderick Ferguson
“To ‘Post’ the Nation: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and the Not-Yet-Imagined” 
International Brotherhood of the Teamster, Gelman Library 702

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Reception, Rome Hall 771

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