miércoles, 1 de abril de 2015

1-2 Cultural Studies Lecture Series at Pitt


9-10:30 Panel: Art, Space, Belonging (1228 Cathedral of Learning)

. Kevin O'Brien, Department of Music. "Paris and Vienna: More than 'Paris' and 'Vienna.'''

. Paulina Tomkowicz, Department of French and Italian. "Surrealism, 'Pataphysics, Oulipo: Citizenship of French Literary Movements."

. Jeff Weston, Department of Music. "They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top: Julius Eastman, Tompkins Square Park and the Politics of Belonging."

Commentator: Toby Miller

11-12:30 Panel: Inclusion and Exclusion in Latin America (1228 Cathedral of Learning)

. María Lis Baiocchi, Department of Anthropology. "'Neither Maids, nor Servants: Workers': An Analysis of the Exclusion and Inclusion of Domestic Work from Labor Law in Argentina."

. Araceli Mendiluce, Department of History. "Exclusive Circles: Intellectual Communities in 21st Century Bolivia."

. Juan Velasquez, Department of Music. "Listening the Lettered City: Modernization, Music and Civilization in Two Colombian Cities (1886-1910)."

Commentator: Aihwa Ong (UC Berkeley Anthropology)

12:30-1:45 Midconference Plenary Lecture (501 Cathedral of Learning):
Introduction: Caitlin Frances Bruce, Assistant Professor of Communication

"Citizenship as a Class Project: Good Immigrant Subjects and their
Others": Sujatha Fernandes, Associate Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is author of Cuba Represent!: Cuban Arts, State Power and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures (2006); Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chávez's Venezuela (2010); and Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation (2011).

Response: The Audience

1:45-3:15 Panel: Immobility and Exile (362 Cathedral of Learning)

. Lauren Kilgour, School of Information Sciences. "Electronic Exile: Data, Deportation, Wearable Computing, and Social Death."

. Treviene A. Harris, Department of English. "The Cuba in Miami and Miami in Cuba: Exile and Memory in Ana Menendez's Short Stories."

Commentator: Aihwa Ong

3:30-5 pm Panel: Movements in Dialogue (362 Cathedral of Learning)

. José A. Fernandez Montes de Oca, Department of History. "Rights and Nation: Race Consciousness and the Reform Movement in Trinidad, 1880-1930."

. Daniel P. Burridge, Department of Sociology. "Movement Territories and Logics from Below: The Struggle for Critical Participation in El Salvador"

. Sebastian Cuellar, Department of Sociology. "'Carrying the Burden of Violence': Victims, Social Movements and Civil Repair in Contemporary Colombia."

Commentator: Sujatha Fernandes

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