Dickens Project Graduate Conference 2019

Dickens Project Graduate Conference 2019

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UCLA is hosting the Dickens Project‘s Graduate Conference in 2019.

Dates: February 1618, 2019
Location: Royce Hall 306, UCLA, Los Angeles

Thank you to our conference sponsors
Dickens Project
UCLA Graduate Division
UCLA Department of English

contacts
graduate coordinator Michael Vignola, mvignola@ucla.edu
faculty coordinator Jonathan Grossman, jhg@ucla.edu

Royce Hall

 

UCLA Campus Map

 

Sunday, 7:30pm9:30pm, Conference Dinner
Professor Grossman’s house
1218 Stratford Ave
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Carpools will be arranged at the conference.
Please let us know if you will have a car and can drive people.

Participants will stay at the UCLA Guest House (parking not included)
Free continental breakfast & coffee available Sunday & Monday mornings. Please take advantage!

Schedule

Royce Hall 306 & 314

Saturday, February 16

12:30pm1:15pm
Arrival & Registration

1:30pm3:00pm
Panel I: tying the not

3:15pm4:45pm
Panel II: vital dickens

5pm Keynote
Hilary Schor, University of Southern California

6:30pm buffet dinner

Sunday, February 17

8:30am10am
Panel III: phantasmorgia

10:15am11:45am
Panel IV: war

Lunch
optional lunch panel, “A Dialogue on Palestine, Israel, and Academics,” with guest leaders Professors Saree Makdisi (UCLA) & Irene Tucker (UCI)

1:15pm2:45pm
Panel V: writing & reading publics

3pm4:30pm
Panel VI: reading metalepsis

4:45pm5:45pm
Panel VII: legal audiences

7:30pm9:30pm
Conference Dinner, Professor Grossman’s home

Monday, February 18

8:30am10am
Panel VIII: qu e  e   r

10:15am11:45am
Panel IX: dis-senses-ability

11:45am12pm
closing

 

Panels

Panel I: tying the not
moderator
Helen Michie (Rice)

panelists
Ryan Vera (CUNY)
Jane Shmidt (CUNY)
Beth Hightower (Rutgers )

Panel II: vital dickens
moderator
Devin Griffiths (USC)

panelists
Laura Hayes (Iowa)
Diana Rose Newby (Columbia)
Ji Eun Lee (UCLA)

Panel III: phantasmorgia
moderator
Carolyn Williams (Rutgers)

panelists
Josh Dobbs (Tennessee)
Brianna Beehler (USC)
Meredith McCullough (Rice)

Panel IV: war
moderator
Cornelia Pearsall (Smith)

panelists
Justin Thompson (Maryland)
Konrad Swartz (Iowa)
Bianca Perez-Cancino (Indiana)

Panel V: writing & reading publics

moderator
Michael Cohen (UCLA)

panelists
Abigail Droge (UCSB)
Jennifer Tinonga (UC Davis)
Randi Mihajlovic (Rice)

Panel VI: reading metalepsis
moderator
Robyn Warhol (Ohio)

panelists
Ellen Bistline (UCLA)
Cole Ryberg (Southern Methodist)
Matthew Redmond (Stanford)

Panel VII: legal audiences
moderator
Hilary Schor (USC)

panelists
Kristen Hanley Cardozo (UC Davis)
Lucy Soomin Kim (Vanderbilt)

Panel VIII: qu e  e   r
moderator
Kathleen Frederickson (UC Davis)

panelists
Tara Thomas (UCSC)
Brendan Whitmarsh (York)
Miranda Steege (UCR)

Panel IX: dis-senses-ability
moderator
Elsie Michie (LSU)

panelists
Rochelle Davis (Tennessee)
Austin Lim (San Francisco State)
Riley McGuire (UPennsylvania)