Colloquium Series Spring 2006

 

 

Monday, January 30 Anne Balsamo Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, USC: "Designing Culture: A Work of the Technological Imagination"
Introduction: Respondent:

Gail Hawisher (English)
Robert Markley (English)

Background Reading:

TBA

Time and Place: 8 pm, 100 Gregory Hall
Monday, February 20

Zsuzsa Gille

English, UIUC : "The Tale of Toxic Paprika: Theorizing Euro-Globalization"

Respondent:

 

Nancy Abelmann, Anthropology
   
Time and Place 8 pm, Levis Faculty Center Third Floor
Friday and Saturday,
March 10-11

Conference

"States of Welfare"
sponsored by the Mellon Foundation

Keynote Address:

Featuring:

Bruce Robbins, Columbia University

Amanda Claybaugh, Jim Ferguson, Frances Ferguson, David Lloyd, Esra Özyürek, Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Leslie Reagan, Anna Marie Smith, Mark Thompson, France Winddance Twine, James Vernon, and others.

   
Time and Place 10 - 6 pm, Levis Faculty Center, Room 407
Monday, March 13

Panel

"Literature and the State"

Featuring: Robert Caserio, English, Penn State
Harriet Murav, Slavic/Comp Lit, UIUC
Bruce Robbins, English, Columbia University
Background Reading:

TBA

Time and Place 8 pm, Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor
Thursday, April 13

Judith Halberstam

Director, Center for Feminist Research, USC: "Notes on Failure"
Cosponsored by the Center for Advanced Study

Introduction:
Respondent:

Martin Manalansan, Anthropology
Melissa Orlie, Political Science

Background Reading:

TBA

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