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RECENT PRESENTATIONS

 

2013:

Barfett, Kara. "Diana Reconstructed: Violence in the Early Modern Blazon." Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity. Pacific University. Portland, Oregon. October 18-19 2013. Conference Presentation.

Bettle, Madison with Dr. Julia Emberley. “Weathering the Storm: Ecologies of Writing and Healing in Literary and Visual Texts”. CACLALS Conference. Victoria, British Columbia. June 1-3, 2013. Conference Presentation.

Narafshan, Ali.  “The English Traveler and the Politics of Manhood”. ACCUTE, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. University of Victoria. Victoria, British Columbia. June 1-4, 2013. Conference Presentation.

Pez, Emily. "The Vision of Paris: Rhetoric as Visual Paradox in Lydgate's Troy Book." 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, Michigan. May 10, 2013. Conference Presentation. 

Wenaus, Andrew. "Space Cocktails and Saturday Night on Saturn: Armchair Tourism, Polar Inertia, and the Void in Les Baxter’s Space Escapade". Joint Eaton/SFRA Conference: Science Fiction Media. UC Riverside. California. April 11-14, 2013. Conference Presentation.

Ionica, Cristina. “Beckett’s Work of Contagion: Against Nature (The Paradox and the Writing Machine).” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Convention. The University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario. April 4-7, 2013. Conference Presentation.

Barfett, Kara.  "Diana Reconstructed: Violence and Misogyny the Early Modern Blazon." Women's Studies and Feminist Research Speaker Series. Western University. London, Ontario. March 24 2013. Conference Presentation.

Bettle, Madison. “‘The Seam of an Old Wound’: Traumatized Boyhood and the Indian Mutiny (1857) in Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim.” NeMLA Conference. Tufts University. Boston, Massachusetts. March 21-24, 2013. Conference Presentation.

Barfett, Kara. "Violence in the Early Modern Period." Early Modern English Colloquium. The University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. February 15-16 2013. Conference Presentation.  


2012:


Barentsen, Gord and Paul Werstine. “Opening the eBooks of the Folger Library Edition of Shakespeare.” INKE 2012 Birds-of-a-Feather Gathering. Havana, Cuba December 12, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Hair, Donald. “Seminar on ‘La Saisiaz’.” Robert Browning and Victorian Poetry at 200.  Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, November 1 - 2, 2012. Seminar.

McMurran, Mary Helen. "Native American Spirituality in Europe." Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.  The University of Alberta. Edmonton. October 2012. Conference Presentation.

Rajan, Tilottama. "Analeptic Time: Hays, Godwin and the Unfinished Project of Political Justice at the End of the 1790s." School of English Research Seminar Series. University of Kent at Canterbury. October 2012. Seminar.

McMurran, Mary Helen. Translation Studies Research Symposium on The Intersection of Translation, History, and Methodology. September 2012. New York, NY. Guest Speaker.

Rajan, Tilottama. "Zones of Entanglement: The Institution of Philosophy in Romanticism." Romantisme et philosophie. University of Lille. Lille, France. September 2012. Plenary Paper.

Rajan, Tilottama. "‘Idea’: The De-Construction of the Word in German Idealism from Kant to Schelling.” The North American Schelling Society. Seattle. August 2012. Conference Presentation.

Rajan, Tilottama. "Prefaces and Restrospects: Hays, Godwin, and the Unfinished Project of Political Justice at the End of the 1790s.” Romantic Prospects. 20th Annual NASSR Conference. Neuchatel, Switzerland, August 2012. Special Session.

Barentsen, Gord. "God Does Not Build In Straight Lines (Or Does It?): Schelling, Jung, Deleuze and the Critique of Psychological Interiority”. The International Society for Psychology as the Discipline of Interiority (ISPDI). Berlin, Germany, July 23-25, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Pennee, Donna Palmateer. "Between “Imperatives” and “Reasoned Choices among Elegant Alternatives”:  Humanities’ Futures in the Corporate Managerial University." The Tenth Annual International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal. June, 16, 2012. Plenary Address.

Groden, Michael and Austin Briggs. "Ulysses Reading Group." Joyce, Dublin, and Environs. Dublin, Ireland. June 14-15, 2012. Discussion Group.

Barentsen, Gord. “Coding Digital Texts in TEI-Compliant XML, Case Study: The Folger Shakespeare Library Edition of Troilus and Cressida.” The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI). University of Victoria. Victoria, British Columbia. June 5-8, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Pez, Emily. "Talking Trees in 'The Dream of the Rood' and Whitman's 'Song of the Redwood-Tree,'” 2012 ACCUTE Conference.Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. The University of Waterloo. May 28, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Ionica, Cristina, "Beckett with Deleuze and Guattari: An Exercise in ‘Inclusive Disjunction.’” Intensities and Lines of Flight: Deleuze and Guattari and the Arts.  King's University College and Western University. London, Ontario. May 4-6, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Adams, Meghan Blythe. “Take Me to Your Breeder”: Undermining the Queer in Bioware’s Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2". 2012 ACCUTE Conference. Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. The University of Waterloo. May 2012. Conference Presentation.

Rajan, Tilottama. "The Abyss of Emotion in Mary Shelley, Godwin and Romanticism." The University of Zurich. Zurich, Switzerland. May 2012. Talk.

Rajan, Tilottama. "The Future of Deconstruction." Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Sofia. Sofia, Bulgaria. May 2012. Guest Lecture.

Rajan, Tilottama. "The Gothic Matrix: Shelley Between the Symbolic and Romantic." University of Wurzburg, May 2012. Guest Lecture.

Rajan, Tilottama. “The Vitality of Idealism: Evolution and Involution in Schelling’s and Hegel’s Systems." University of Sofia. Sofia, Bulgaria. May 2012. Guest Lecture.

Rajan, Tilottama. "The Work of the Negative: Symbolic, Gothic and Romantic in Shelley and Hegel," Freie Universität-Berlin. Berlin, Germany. April 2012 (also presented at LMU- Munich, May 2012). Guest Lecture.

Bettle, Madison. “‘Transformative Theriomorphism, Land ‘Ethic’ and ‘Community’: Indigenous Ecocriticism in Doris Pilkington’s Rabbit-Proof Fence.” North-East Modern Languages Association Convention (NEMLA). Rochester, NY. March 15-18, 2012.  Conference Presentation.

Ionica, Cristina, "Children of Sadistic Men: Contemporary Violence in Donald Barthelme’s and Kathy Acker’s Fiction.” North-East Modern Languages Association Convention (NEMLA). Rochester, NY. March 15-18, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Wenaus, Andrew. “Twilight of Information Illiteracy: Kenji Siratori, Blood Electric, and Asemic Cyberpunk”. Enunciating the End: Apocalypses, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next. Montreal, Quebec. March 1-3, 2012. Conference Presentation.

Groden, Michael. "James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a Public-Domain Man.” Joyce Unbound: James Joyce Enters the Public Domain. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 3, 2012. Invited Lecture.  


2011:


Bettle, Madison. “Unrealistic Expectations: Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim and Boyhood in Imperialist Adventure Fiction.” ACCUTE Conference. St. Thomas University. Fredericton, NB. May 28-31, 2011. Conference Presentation.

Ionica, Cristina, "Atheist, Anti-Gerontocratic, and Dangerous: Shelley’s Representation of Trauma in The Cenci.” Romanticism and Evolution. Western University. London, Ontario. May 12-14, 2011. Conference Presentation.

Bettle, Madison. “Hindsight” and “Run Down.” Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature. The University of Victoria. Victoria, British Columbia. March 10-12, 2011. Conference Presentation.

Wenaus, Andrew. “Babelian Act of Fecundity: Chaos, Information Theory, and James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake”. The 22nd International James Joyce Symposium. San Marino, California. 2011. Conference Presentation.

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