Colloquium Series Fall 2006



Monday, September 11 Panel "Has Anything Changed? Critical Theory after 9/11"

Behrooz Ghamari, History & Sociology, UIUC

Jim Hansen, English, UIUC

Susan Hegeman, English, University of Florida

Philip Wegner, English, University of Florida

Background Reading: TBA
Time and Place:

8 pm, Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor

 

 

 

Monday, October 2 Leon Chai

English, UIUC

"The Historical Future: New Historicism, Current Historicism, and the Shape of Historical Time"

Respondents: Trish Loughran, English

Mark Steinberg, History

Ted Underwood, English

Time and Place: 8 pm, Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor

 

 

 

Friday & Saturday,

October 27-28:

10:00am - 6:00pm

Conference: "Poetry, Politics, and the Profession: A Tribute to Cary Nelson"
Featuring: Michael Bérubé, Lisa Duggan, Grant Farred, Walter Kalaidjian, Constance Penley, Andrew Ross, Alan Wald, and others.

Time and Place: Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Levis Faculty Center

Saturday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, 160 English Building

Monday, November 6 Brett Ashley Kaplan:

Comparative Literature, UIUC

"'Can't you see I'm burning?': J.M. Coetzee's Apartheid, Post- Apartheid, Holocaust Fiction"

Respondent: Anke Pinkert, German, UIUC
Background Reading: TBA
Time and Place: 8 pm Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor

 

 

Monday, December 4 Ellen Moodie:

Anthropology, UIUC

"Crime Stories: Insecurity and Democracy in the Aftermath of War"

Respondent: Stephen Hartnett, Speech Communication, UIUC

Background Reading: TBA
Time and Place : 8 pm, Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor