1968 Conference: Program in Comparative Literature, U of Texas at Austin

An Interdisciplinary Conference
at the University of Texas at Austin
October 10th-12th, 2008

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LAST-MINUTE ADDITION:
  • Session 7G: Dustin D. Stewart
    < dustin.stewart [ at ] mail.utexas.edu >
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Acts of Reading, Legacies of Interpretation in the Late Poetry of Thomas Merton

  • Kamran Asdar Ali
    < asdar [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator, Panel on South Asia in 1968

  • Marco Alves
    < marco.paulo [ at ] mac.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Two Feminist Moments: Brazil and Portugal in 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Carlos Amador
    < carlosamador [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Aricó, Althusser, and Sovereignty

  • Katie Arens
    < k.arens [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator: Staging 1968: Theater and Society

  • Anthony Arroyo
    < aparroyo [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator: Street Music: The Rolling Stones

  • Andrew Ascherl
    < aascherl [ at ] unm.edu>
    SUNY-Buffalo/University of New Mexico
    Insurgent Investigations: Paco Ignacio Taibo II and the Event of 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Adria Battaglia [and John McKenzie]
    < adriabattaglia [at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    "It does not seem like a prison until you try to break out": Prison Reform versus Cultural Revolution in the 1968 repeal of the Muncy Act
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Kelly Baum
    < kbaum [ at ] Princeton.EDU>
    Princeton University Art Museum
    Militant Masculinity: The Case of the Situationist International
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Andrew Belton
    < andrew.belton [ at ] gmail.com>
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    It's a Rap! Misogyny, Homophobia, and a Second Look at Revolutionary Values: Rescuing Hip-Hop's Aesthetics from the Myopic Legacies of Black Liberation
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Sara Bennett
    < seb55 [ at ] uakron.edu>
    The University of Akron
    Roles of Women: The Cross-Influence of Tillie Olsen and Second Wave Feminism
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Cate Blouke
    < utcate [ [at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator: "68 Performances: Politics of Performing"

  • Kelly Booker
    < kbooker [ at ] law.utexas.edu >
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist: "SDS and Student Activism Today"

  • Bradley Boovy
    < bboovy [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Casting Culture in the 60s: Alexander Kluge and Cultural Revolution in West Germany
    Abstract (pdf)

  • S. Pearl Brilmyer
    < s.pearl.brilmyer [ at ] mail.utexas.edu> THe University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator: "Feminist International"

  • Dolph Briscoe IV
    < dbriscoe [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Robert F. Kennedy's Changing Opinion Regarding American Involvement in the Vietnam War
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Jerry Bump
    < bump [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist: "Berkeley in 68"

  • Evan Carton
    < E.CARTON [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Organizer of Round Table "The American War in Vietnam: Unlearned Lessons"

  • Nicolaas Barr Clingan
    < nickbarr [ at ] berkeley.edu>
    University of California, Berkeley
    The Frankfurt School and Student Politics in the Netherlands
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Dana L. Cloud
    < dcloud [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Organizer and Moderator: 1968 in Political and Popular Culture
    Moderator: SDS and Student Protest Today

  • J. Michelle Coghlan
    < jcoghlan [ at ] Princeton.EDU>
    Princeton University
    Moderator: "Che: Impacts of a Martyr"

  • Yekaterina Cotey
    < banshee206 [ at ] yahoo.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    From 1968 to 1825: Impact of Prague Spring on Dissident Poetry
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Cyrus Stephen Cousins
    < cycousins [ at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Argentina 1968: Political Halcyon, Anticommunist Legislation and Frustrated, "Immoral" University Students
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Nunzio N. D'Alessio
    < ndalessio [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Response for "Roman Catholicism in 1968: Trajectories and Legacies"
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Naminata Diabate
    < namidia [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Country Report -- Cote d'Ivoire

  • Jennifer Dilley
    < jdilley1 [ at ] satx.rr.com>
    University of Texas, San Antonio
    Remember the Tlateloloco Massacre: How the 1968 Student Movement Changed Mexican Identity
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Thorne Dreyer
    < tdreyer [ at ] austin.rr.com>
    Austin, Texas
    Panelist: "SDS and Student Activism Today"

  • Marc H. Ellis
    < Marc_Ellis [ at ] baylor.edu>
    Baylor University
    1968: Reflections on the Emergence of Holocaust Theology
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Alice Embree
    < alice [ at ] nuevoanden.com>
    Austin, Texas
    Panelist: "SDS and Student Activism Today"

  • Barry J. Faulk
    < bfaulk [ at ] fsu.edu >
    Florida State University
    New Left in Victorian Drag: The Case of The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Betty Sue Flowers
    < bflowers [ at ] uts.cc.utexas.edu>
    The LBJ Library and Museum, Austin
    Panelist, "The American War in Vietnam: Unlearned Lessons"

  • Jim Franklin
    < jimfranklin709 [ at ] gmail.com>
    Austin, Texas
    Panelist: Austin in 1968: When Anything Seemed Possible . . .

  • Julia Friday
    < friday [ at ] ohio.edu>
    Binghamton University, SUNY
    Prague 1968: Spatiality and the Tactics of Resistance
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Jim Garrison
    < jdgar[ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator and organizer for panel "Berkeley in 68"

  • Michael Gott
    < mgott [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Order in the Streets: May '68, the Unpatriotic foule, and Melville's Personal "Resistancialisme"
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Karen Grumberg
    < keren [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator for panel "Changing Artistic and Political Modalities in the 1960s Middle East and North Africa"

  • Josh Hanan
    < jhanan1982 [ at ] hotmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    1968 and the Economic Shift toward Postmodernization
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Barbara Harlow
    < harlow [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    1968: An Africa Report -- Egypt

  • Susan Heinzelman
    < sheinz [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator: 1968: Not the Best Year for Women

  • T. Walter Herbert
    Panelist, "The American War in Vietnam: Unlearned Lessons"

  • Hala Herbly
    < halah [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator for panel on Situationist International

  • Mason Hickman
    < masonsmailbox [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    GDR Rock Music: A Conscious Effort
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Neville Hoad
    < nhoad [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    1968: An Africa Report -- South Africa

  • John Hoberman
    < hoberman [ at ] mail.utexas.edu >
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist, "Berkeley in 1968"

  • Hafeez Ahmed Jamali
    < hafeezjamali [ at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Reading the Future of the 'National Question' in Pakistan through the Past: Politics of Balochistan Popular Liberation Front (BPLF) in 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Beryl Johnson
    < rungill [ at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Organizxer: 1968 Music

  • Michael Johnson
    < mjohnson [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator for panel "Ruptures and Reacitonaries: 1968 in French Cinema"

  • Claire Jones
    < clairejones [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    From Besançon to the Bay: Marker, Varda, and the French Documentary in '68
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Omi (Joni) Jones
    < jonijones [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist: 1968: Not the Best Year for Women

  • Daniel Kahozi
    < danielkahozi [ at ] yahoo.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Transnational Africa: Congo Crucible

  • Terry Kahn
    < tkahn [at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist: "Berkeley in 68"

  • Adam Kaiserman
    < akaiserm [ at ] uci.edu>
    University of California, Irvine
    'Cool' Aesthetics and Media Rhetoric: The Yippies, Richard Nixon, and Marshall McLuhan
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Martina Kaller-Dietrich
    < martina.kaller-dietrich [ at ] univie.ac.at>
    University of Vienna, Austria
    Biographical Sketch of Ivan Illich – A Radical Critic of Institutions in the 1960s
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Kim Kattari
    < kkattari [ at ] hotmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Divergent Directions in Popular Music: James Brown and the Beatles
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Peggy Kelley
    Poet

  • Somy Kim
    < somyk [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Unsettling Binaries: Ebrahim Golestan's The Brick and the Mirror
    Abstract (pdf)

  • R. Patrick Kinsman
    < rkinsman [ at ] indiana.edu>
    Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    "Trapped Within the Fortress?": The Radical Cinemas of 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Aaron Klink
    < Aaron.Klink [ at ] duke.edu>
    Duke University
    Heralding Sanctity: Catholic Bioethics After 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Rob Kohn
    < rgkohn [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    All Grown Up: The Triumph of Non-Violence over Leftist Terrorism in The Edukators
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Peter Kovacs
    < kovacsp [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The Grinch and Capitalism: How Volkswagen America Stole the Spirit of the 1960s
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Judith Kroll
    Poet

  • Joe Kruppa
    < joekruppa [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Roundtable moderator: Austin in 1968: When Anything Seemed Possible . . .

  • Marilyn Lehman
    < m.lehman [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The Amish in 1968: Civil Order/Disorder in a Sectarian Society
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Ameem Lutfi
    < ameem [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Questioning the "Discipline" of Colonial Knowledge: Student Movement against Dictatorship in Pakistan in 1968 (tenative title)

  • Saikat Maitra
    < saikatmaitra [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Naxalbari and its Aftermath
    Abstract (pdf)

  • David Martinez
    < terryanddavid [ at ] davidbmartinez.com>
    Austin, Texas
    Panelist: Austin in 1968: When Anything Seemed Possible . . .

  • Rosario Martinez
    < rosario[ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist: "SDS and Student Activism Today"

  • Robert McDonald
    < robertmcdonald [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Asiatic Modes of Resistance: SDS and the NLF
    Abstract (pdf)

  • [Adria Battaglia and] John McKenzie
    < jmckenzie2 [ at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    "It does not seem like a prison until you try to break out": Prison Reform versus Cultural Revolution in the 1968 repeal of the Muncy Act
    Abstract (pdf)

  • [Sean Tiffee and] Kristyn Meyer
    < kemeyer [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Looking Through the "Terrorscope": The Horror Cinema Turn of 1968 and the Function of Horror as Illuminating Trauma
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Lanie Millar
    < lmillar [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator, Mixing Art And Politics in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Aragorn S. Miller
    < asm667 [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Divided Vanguards: Che Guevara, Venezuela, and the Dialectic of Revolutionary Communism, 1966-1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Lisa L. Moore
    < llmoore [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator of Film Showing and Round Table on Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community

  • David Moorman
    < dmoorman [ at ] texasmonthly.com>
    Austin, Texas
    Panelist: Austin in 1968: When Anything Seemed Possible . . .

  • Neil Nehring
    < neilnehring [ at ] sbcglobal.net>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The Evolution of "Street Fighting Man"
    The Situationist International and the May Revolution
    Abstracts (pdf)

  • J. Richard Peet
    < mailtrpeet [ at ] clarku.edu>
    Clark University
    1968: We Were Trying to Produce a New Society

  • Hana Pichova
    < pichova [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator, Panel on "The Prague Spring"

  • Michal Raizen-Colman
    < micra [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    From Paris to Al-Quds With Love: An Afterword to 1967 in Eli Amir's Yasmine
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Emmanuel Ramírez-Nieves
    < eramirez [ at ] fas.harvard.edu>
    Harvard University
    Dionysus in '69: Richard Schechner's Politics of Ambiguity
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Robert P. Resch
    < rpresch [ at ] tamu.edu>
    Texas A&M University
    Althusser, Badiou and the Events of May, 1968

  • Elizabeth Richmond-Garza
    < emrg [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Organizer of Roundtable on the Peace Movement; and Presenter:
    Pardon My French: Soviet and British Theatrical Censorship in 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Christina Rudosky
    < Christina.Rudosky [ at ] Colorado.edu>
    University of Colorado, Boulder
    Situationist Poetry: Revolutionary Practice in Language and the Textual Works of Jenny Holzer
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Georgina Ruff
    < gruff3 [ at ] uic.edu>
    University of Illinois in Chicago
    Light Art: Environments of Perception
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Henry I. Schvey
    < hischvey [ at ] wustl.edu>
    Washington University in St. Louis
    1968: A Theatre of Revolt?
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Shannon Sedwick
    < esthersfollies [ at ] aol.com>
    Esther's Follies, Austin, Texas
    Roundtable panelist: Austin in 1968: When Anything Seemed Possible . . .

  • Katerina Seligmann
    < katerina.seligmann [ at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Singing out of Tune: The Padilla Affair in Cuba, 1968-1971
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Johanna Sellman
    < sellmanj [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The Man in Rubber Sandals: Local and International Solidarities in Kateb Yacine's Turn toward Popular Theater
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Simone Sessolo
    < sessolo [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Even Uncertainty Is Oriented
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Farkhondeh Shayesteh
    < shayesteh [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Revolution in Iranian Female Identity as Reflected in Golshiri's Shazdeh Ehtejab [Prince Ehtejab]
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Ryan Skinner
    < rts2104 [ at ] columbia.edu>
    Columbia University
    Artists, National Belonging, and State Patronage in Postcolonial Mali
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Julia Sloan
    < jlsloan [ at ] cazenovia.edu>
    Cazneovia College
    The Making of Post-1968 Mexico: International Myths and Domestic Realities
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Stephen Sonnenberg, MD
    Panelist, "Unlearned Lessons of the American War in Vietnam"

  • Noel C. Stahle
    < stahlen [ at ] wmpenn.edu>
    William Penn University
    Lessons Not Yet Learned: State Violence in 1960s Cambodia and 1980s South Africa
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Janet Staiger
    < jstaiger [ at ] uts.cc.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panelist: 1968: Not the Best Year for Women

  • Paul Stekler
    < stek [ at ] mail.utexas.edu
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Filmmaker: "The Promised Land, 1967-68"

  • Adrian Switzer
    < adrian.switzer [ at ] wku.edu>
    Western Kentucky University
    Nietzsche and the French Academy: 1964-1972
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Ousseynou Sy
    < osy [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    May 1968: The Senegalese Student Strike, a Step toward Democratization

  • Sean Tiffee [and Kristyn Meyer]
    < seantiffee [ at ] hotmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Looking Through the "Terrorscope": The Horror Cinema Turn of 1968 and the Function of Horror as Illuminating Trauma
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Nancy Tille-Victorica
    < ntillevictorica [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Tlatelolco and its Impact on Mexican Intellectuals: The Cases of Elena Poniatowska and Octavio Paz
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Eliot M. Tretter
    < etretter [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Organizer and Moderator, Panel on Urban Reverberations of 1968

  • Matt Tribbe
    < tribbe [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The Anti-1968: The Apollo 8 Moon Flight and the Triumph of the Squares
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Edward Troy
    < troye [ at ] cc.wwu.edu>
    Western Washington University
    Frantz Fanon and Yambo Ouologuem: Political Frustration and Sexual Violence
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Jamie Tyo
    < jamie_tyo [ at ] hotmail.com>
    Western Washington University
    Yambo Ouologuem's Game: Irony and History in The Duty of Violence
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Jan Uelzmann
    < januelzmann [at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Moderator: "Before and After the Wall: 1968 in Divided and United Germany"

  • Anthony Warnke
    < warnkea [ at ] cc.wwu.edu>
    Western Washington University
    Constructing Whiteness in La Lettre à la France Negre
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Robert Weeks
    < rweeks88 [ at ] gmail.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Bertolucci's The Dreamers (2003): Memories of 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Danielle Wells
    < dwells2020 [ at ] yahoo.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Duchamp and Gender: Reading Etant donnés and Rrose Sélavy, 1968-2008
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Tim West
    < twest [ at ] princeton.edu>
    Princeton University
    Destiny as Alibi: Milan Kundera, Václav Havel and the "Czech Question" after 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Gillian Whiteley
    < g.whiteley [ at ] lboro.ac.uk>
    Loughborough University School of Art and Design
    The Subversive Thread of Imagination and Affect: Jeff Nuttall and 1968
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Zipporah Wiseman
    < zwiseman@ [ at ] aw.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Roundtable Participant: 1968: Not the Best Year for Women

  • Hannah Chapelle Wojciehowski
    < gemelli [ at ] mail.utexas.edu.
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Organizer and Moderator for "Austin and UT in the 1960s"

  • Margaret Woodruff-Wieding
    < mwieding [ at ] austin.rr.com>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Panel Organizer and Moderator and Organizer of Film Series


UNABLE TO ATTEND, although on program:
  • Jonathan Brown
    < j.brown [ at ] austin.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The Martyr of '68: The CIA, the Special Forces, and the Death of Che Guevara
    Abstract (pdf)

  • Christopher J. Duncanson-Hales
    < theolog [ at ] sympatico.ca>
    St. Paul University
    The Poor Will Always Be with Us: On the Preferential Option for the Poor
    Abstract (pdf)

  • John Hartigan
    < hartigan [ at ] mail.utexas.edu>
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Detroit in 1968 (tentative title)

  • Perry Johansson
    < johanssonperry [ at ] yahoo.com>
    Stockholm University
    What Was China's Role in the Creation of a Swedish Maoist Movement and for the Radicalisation of Sweden after 1968?
    Abstract (pdf)