"Worlding Realisms" (Symposium)
Friday, February 7
Alice Campbell Alumni Center

Morning Events in Board Room

9:00am, Coffee Reception

9:15am, Welcome & Opening Remarks
Lauren M.E. Goodlad (Unit for Criticism/English)

9:30am-10:30am, Keynote Lecture
Jed Esty (Penn), "Realism & Kulturkritik After the Cold War"
Introduction: Vicki Mahaffey (English)

10:30am-10:45am, Coffee Break

10:45am-12:15pm, Panel 1
Ulka Anjaria (Brandeis), "The Realist Impulse & the Future of Postcoloniality"
Colleen Lye (Berkeley), "Asian American Critical Realism"
Moderator: Gary Xu (East Asian Languages & Cultures)

12:15pm-1:15pm, LUNCH

Afternoon Events in Ballroom

1:15pm-2:45pm, Panel 2
Ayelet Ben-Yishai (Haifa), "Walking the Boundaries: Realism as Communal Epistemology"
Sean O'Sullivan (Ohio State), "Film, Television, Realism"
Moderator: Julie Turnock (Media & Cinema Studies)

2:45pm-3:00pm, Coffee Break

3:00pm-4:30pm, Panel 3
Miriam Thaggert (Iowa), "Escape from Harlem: Josephine Baker & the Ziegfeld Follies"
Terri Weissman (Art History), "Impossible Closure: Susan Meiselas' Nicaragua"
Moderator: Kristin Romberg (Art History)

4:30pm-4:45pm, Coffee Break

4:45pm-5:45pm, Closing Roundtable
Harriet Murav (Slavic/Comparative Literature)
Safiya Noble (GSLIS)
François Proulx (French)
Robert A. Rushing (Italian/Comparative Literature)
Moderator: Eleanor Courtemanche (English)