Interdisciplinary Graduate ConferenceFall 2001
Friday October 19, 2001
9:00 AM Opening Reception
9:30AM Welcoming Remarks
Lisa Cartwright, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute; Associate Professor of English and of Visual and Cultural Studies
9:45AM Jennifer Klein Hudak '01 (PhD, Department of English), Life as a Recent PhD Recipient
10:15AM Morning Keynote Address
2001-2002 Susan B. Dissertation Fellow Joseph Wlodarz, English/Film Studies, "The Anti-Shaft?: Antonio Fargas and Black Masculinity in the Blaxploitation Era"
10:45 AM Panel I
Su-ching Huang, English, "Post-Colonial City, Transnational Subjects: Diana Chang's Frontiers of Love"
Claire Sykes, Visual & Cultural Studies, "Claude Cahun: Identity Politics and the Politics of History"
Karan Vaswani, English, "Hybridity and Castration: I. Allan Sealys's The Trotter-Nama and the Pervasive Figure of the Hybrid-as-Hijra in Contemporary Indian Fiction in English"
Respondent: Lisa Cartwright, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute; Associate Professor of English and of Visual and Cultural Studies
12:15PM Lunch and Student Informational Session
1:30PM Panel II
Jennifer Douglas, English, "'Tangled' Relationships and Kaleidoscopic Lives: Learning Freedom Within the Web of Family"
Mary Henold, History, "Icebreakers for Frailer Crafts: America's Radical Nuns and the Pursuit of Gospel Feminism, 1969-1980"
Respondent: Catherine Soussloff, Professor of Art and Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies
3PM Panel III
Anjili Babbar, English, "When flesh 'has been made holy'... The Body (De)Sacrilized in Sade's Justine, ou les Malheurs de la Vertu"
April Miller, English, "Introducing Artemis: Woman as Hunter in Politics, Practice and Poetry"
Anne Zanzucchi, English, "House Slaves and Domestic Brutes: Mary Wollstonecraft's Humanitarian Concerns"
Respondent: Thomas Hahn, Professor of English
4:20PM Afternoon Keynote Adress
2001-2002 Susan B. Dissertation Fellow Jacalyn Eddy, History, "Bookwomen: Creating a Cultural Empire in Children's Publishing, 1919-1939"
4:55PM Closing Remarks
5:00PM Wine and Cheese Reception
Conference Planners: Jennifer Ailles and Dan Humphrey
The conference is co-sponsored by: Department of English, Film and Media Studies Program, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Friends Association, Graduate Organizing Group, and Department of History.