Schedule 2014

9:30-10:45.  NATIVES AND MIGRANTS

Sarah Matherly (Princeton), “The Art of Removal”
Daniel Vallela (UC Berkeley), “Daniel Venegas’s Early Chicano Transnationalism”
Liz Janssen (Washington U), “Recent Immigrant Fiction in U.S. Reviews”

Respondent:  Edgar Garcia

11:00-12:15.  BILINGUALISMS

Nicholas Rinehart (Harvard), “Creole Folklore, the Federal Writers’ Project, and the Francophone Equiano”
Kristin Moriah (CUNY), “Onkel Toms Hutte: German Inversions of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Jordan Wingate (UCLA), “Washington Irving and the Columbian Americas”

Respondent:  Jordan Brower

12:15-1:30  LUNCH AND PUBLICATION WORKSHOP

Gordon Hutner, Editor, American Literary History

1:30-2:45 ETHNOGRAPHIES OF MATERIAL LIFE

Corey Johnson (Stanford), “Material Effects: Queequeg as an Ethnographic Subject”
Stephan Kuhl (Goethe U, Frankfurt), “Richard Wright on White America and West Africa”
Stephanie Tsank (Iowa), “Authentic Cuisine and Global Citizenship: Kiran Desai”

Respondent:  Tao Goffe

3:00-4:15 THE ENVIRONMENTAL TURN

John Easterbrook (NYU), “The Atlantick Rivers”
Alexei Nowak (UCLA), “The trans-Pacific debate on rural modernity: Pearl Buck”
Jenn Shapland (UT Austin), “Imagined Arctics”

Respondent:  Anusha Alles

4:30-5:30  SCHOLARS AS WRITERS WORKSHOP

Lan Samantha Chang, Director, The Iowa Writers’ Workshop
Harry Stecopoulos,
 Editor, The Iowa Review (via Skype)
Richard Deming, 
Director of Creative Writing, Yale University

5:30-6:30   RECEPTION

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