a conference
hosted by the graduate students in the Department of Comparative Literature at
UC Irvine
May 5&6, 2006




emergent scholarship panel

panel descriptions and participant bios


screening: experimental film shorts "global visions: memory-traces, libidinal imaginaries, and intercessory images"

maps, directions, and helpful links

"global states"
poster (pdf)

other events and activities


many thanks to our CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

UCI Department of Comparative Literature, UCI Humanities Center, International Center for Writing and Translation, UCI Critical Theory Emphasis, Critical Theory Institute, UC Humanities Research Institute, Department of Asian American Studies, Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies, Department of French and Italian, Department of German, Department of History, Department of English, Postmodern Culture, the Philosophy Graduate Students, and the Program in Women's Studies


Friday May 5, 2006

Time, Event, [Location]
8:00-9:00 Breakfast/Registration [HIB 137]
9:00-10:30 “Counter States:” Respondent: Jane Newman; Moderator: Wendy Piquemal, [HIB 135]
10:30-12:00 “Imagistic Collectivities” Respondent: Catherine Liu; Moderator: Michelle Cho, [HIB 135]
12:00-1:00 Lunch [HIB 137]
1:00-2:30 “Disjunctured Resemblance, Intersubjective Drag” Respondent: Simon Leung; Moderator: Chuan Chen [HIB 135]
2:00-4:00 Film Screening: "Global Imaginations" [HIB 110]
2:30-4:00 “[Re]defining us and them: Crossing the Line” Respondent: Ketu Katrak; Moderator: Wendy Piquemal [HIB 135]
4:00-6:00 Emergent Scholarship Roundtable: "Anecdotes on the Academic Public(ation) Fetish" [HIB 135]
6:00 Reception, [HIB 137]
8:00-? Drinks and Dancing at Chakra

Saturday May 6, 2006

Time, Event, [Location]
8:00-9:00 Coffee, HIB 137
9:00-10:30 “Politics of Return” Respondent: Lindon Barrett; Moderator: Erin Trapp [HIB 135]
9:00-10:30 “Contesting Colonial Inscriptions” Respondent: Adriana Johnson; Moderator: Michelle Cho [HIB 341]
10:30-12:00 “Queer Be/Longings” Respondent: Annette Schlichter; Moderator: Anna Cavness [HIB 135]
10:30-12:00 "Affective Capital" Respondent: Eyal Amiran; Moderator: Tim Wong [HIB 341]
12:00-1:00 Lunch [HIB 137]
1:00-2:30 “Interstitial Subjectivations” Respondent: Dina Al-Kassim; Moderator: Anna Cavness [HIB 135]
1:00-2:30 “Remote Control” Respondent: John Smith; Moderator: Tim Wong [HIB 341]
2:30-4:00 “Global Hauntings” Respondent: Rei Terada; Moderator: Erin Trapp [HIB 135]
4:30-6:00 Keynote Dialogue: Gayatri Spivak and Judith Butler [HH 178]
6:30-8:00 Reception [HIB 135]