Conference Program

Timing is Everything

A Multi-Disciplinary Symposium on Non-Linear Temporalities

Organized by Emily Rohrbach & Michelle M. Wright

Northwestern University, Oct. 24-25, 2014

 

All program events will take place at the John Evans Alumni Center, Northwestern University, 1800 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL. Come one, come all.

 

DAY ONE       Friday, October 24

 

9:50-10:00       Opening Remarks

 

Moderating: Emily Rohrbach (English, Northwestern)

10:00-11:10     Huey Copeland (Art History, Northwestern)

“Solar Ethics”

 

Mark Salber Phillips (History, Carleton University)

“What Time Was History Painting – And What Time Is It Now?”

 

Moderating: Rebecca C. Johnson (English and Humanities, Northwestern)

11:20-12:30     On Barak (History, Tel Aviv University)

“The Temporality of the Voice: Umm Kulthum and Queer Reverberations of Egyptian Nationalism”

 

Jade C. Huell (Arts and Communication Studies, Columbia College)

“Bodytime: Towards a Radical Corporeal Spacetime”

 

12:40-1:40       LUNCH, on-site.

* If you are not a symposium speaker but are planning to join us for lunch, please RSVP to NUtimesymposium@gmail.com by Oct. 19th. Specify which day (or both days).

 

Moderating: Nick Davis (English and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Northwestern)

1:45-2:55         Kara Keeling (Film Studies, University of Southern California)

“Black Futures”

 

Bliss Cua Lim (Film Studies, UC Irvine)

“Temporality and Archival Fragility in Philippine Cinema”

 

3:00-3:15         Break

 

Moderating: Emily Maguire (Spanish & Portuguese, Northwestern)

3:20-4:30         Ross Hamilton (Comparative Literature, Barnard College)

“A History of Time across Long Time”

 

Kasey Evans (English and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Northwestern)

“Out of Joint: Shakespeare’s Untimely Ghosts”

 

DAY TWO      Saturday, October 25

 

Moderating: Michelle M. Wright (African American Studies, Northwestern)

9:30-10:40       Karen Barad (Feminist Studies, UC Santa Cruz)

“Time Diffractions”

 

Nana Adusei-Poku (Visual Cultures, Rotterdam University)

“Alternative Ontologies—Challenging the Limits of Representation”

 

Moderating: Laura Brueck (Asian Languages & Cultures, Northwestern)

10:45-11:55     Chris Vasantkumar (Anthropology, Hamilton College)

“Unlearning Our Lines: Number, Line, and the Politics of Synchronization”

 

Mary Weismantel (Anthropology, Northwestern)

“Temporalities of Seeing/Temporalities of Doing: The Monumental

Stones at Chavin de Huantar”

 

12:00-1:00       LUNCH, on-site.

* If you are not a symposium speaker but are planning to join us for lunch, please RSVP to NUtimesymposium@gmail.com by Oct. 19th. Specify which day (or both days).

 

Moderating: Andrew Leong (English, Northwestern)

1:10-2:20         Marcela Fuentes (Performance Studies, Northwestern)

“Tactics and Poetics of Networked Time: Performance Constellations”

 

James Hodge (English & Humanities, Northwestern)

“Lateral Time”

 

2:25-2:40         Break

 

Moderating: Michelle M. Wright and Emily Rohrbach

2:45-4:00         Roundtable: “Theorizing Non-Linear Time for the Arts and Sciences.”

All symposium speakers. General audience also welcome.

 

 

 

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