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Realism in the World

A conference at Stanford sponsored by the
RICSRE/SHC How Do Identities Matter? Network and the
Junior Scholars Caucus of
The Future of Minority Studies National Research Project

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2005
8:00AM-6:30PM
TERRACE ROOM, MARGARET JACKS HALL

SCHEDULE

8:00AM BREAKFAST

8:15AM INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
Paula Moya, English, Stanford University
Ulka Anjaria, Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University

8:30AM-10:30AM PANEL 1: LANGUAGE, IDENTITY AND DEMOCRACY

Chair: Jennifer Harford Vargas, English, Stanford University
Danielle C. Heard, English, Cornell University
Petty Particulars?: The Legitimacy of an African-American Political Identity
Amanda Nolacea Harris, Modern Languages, Ohio University
Calling a Spade a Spade: Language and the impossibility of representative democracy in realist practice
Carmen Sanjuán-Pastor, Spanish and Portuguese, Stanford University
The Politics Behind Linguistic Metaphors: Juana María Rodriguez’s journey in online sex rooms
Respondent: Michael Hames-García, English, Binghamton University

10:30AM-11:00AM TEA AND SAMOSAS

11:00AM-1:00PM PANEL 2: REPRESENTATION, RESISTANCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Chair: Sarah Allison, English, Stanford University
Ulka S. Anjaria, Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University
Representing the Untouchable: Gandhi, Mulk Raj Anand, and the Dalit Question
Esha Niyogi De, Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies, UCLA
Anti-Imperialist Humanism: A Transcultural and Realistic Perspective
Ernesto J. Martínez, English, Binghamton University
Dying to Know: Suicidal knowledge and responsibility in Baldwin’s Another Country
Respondent: Alex Woloch, English, Stanford University

1:00PM-2:45PM LUNCH AND INFORMAL DISCUSSION

2:45PM-4:45PM PANEL 3: PEDAGOGY, PRACTICE AND POWER

Chair: Sarah Lagrotteria, English, Stanford University
Annmaria Shimabuku, East Asian Literature, Cornell University
Transpacific Colonialism
Karin Spirn, English, Diablo Community College
The Working Classroom: Crossing professional boundaries
Gerald Campano, Education, Indiana University
The Neighborhood Writes Back: (Im)migrant students shaping local knowledge
Respondent: Michele Elam, English, Stanford University

4:45PM-5:30PM CONCLUDING DISCUSSION
Moderator: Paula Moya, English, Stanford University

5:30PM-6:00PM POETRY READING BY OGAGAOGHENE IFOWODO

6:00PM-6:30PM WINE AND SNACKS

7:00PM DINNER AT PAULA MOYA’S HOUSE FOR ALL CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS AND ATTENDEES


Conference Organizers:
Paula Moya, pmoya@stanford.edu
Ulka Anjaria, uanjaria@stanford.edu

 

 

 




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