UMD at MLA 2018

December 20, 2017

The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 4th through the 7th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students.

 


 
January 4, 2017

8: Modos infinitos de narrar: Homenaje a Ricardo Piglia
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Laura Demaria, U of Maryland, College Park
 
24: Administering Feminism: Leadership, Activism, and Diversity
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Sheri Parks, U of Maryland, College Park

30: Late-Nineteenth-Century Panics
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Edlie L. Wong, U of Maryland, College Park

57: Activism in the Humanities: Digital Projects for Public Engagement
Thursday | January 4, 2018 | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Purdom Lindblad, U of Maryland, College Park

62: Music Human and Nonhuman before the Phonograph
‘I Am Small, like the Wren’: Emily Dickinson's Selected Birdsongs
Gerard Holmes, U of Maryland, College Park
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

70: The Circuitous Path into Higher Administration
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
William A. Cohen, U of Maryland, College Park

134: Gender and the Language of Business / the Business of Language
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Individual and Collaborative Responsibility for Women’s Job-Finding Work in Outplacement
Oliver Brearey, U of Maryland, College Park
 
139: Jin Ping Mei in Context: Approaches to Teaching Plum in the Golden Vase
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Presider: Andrew Schonebaum, U of Maryland, College Park
 
178: Beyond Materiality in Shakespeare Studies
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Withholding the Loved Boy
Presider and Speaker: Scott A. Trudell, U of Maryland, College Park
 

January 5, 2017
 
237: The Matter of Writing
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 10:15 PM – 12:00 PM
Shirley Wilson Logan, U of Maryland, College Park
 
258: Questioning Precarity in the Global South
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 10:15 – 11:30
Who is Precarious Now?
John Macintosh, U of Maryland, College Park
 
261: New Directions in Multiethnic American Literature
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Black Soldiers as Suffering Heroes: The First World War, Racial Melodrama, and African American Citizenship
Blake Wilder, U of Maryland, College Park
 
284: Climate Science, Climate Narrative: Historical Perspectives
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Randy Ontiveros, U of Maryland, College Park
 
295: Yiddish and the Political
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Neoconservative Yiddish Scholarship
Adi Mahalel, U of Maryland, College Park
 
304: Activist Infrastructures: Vulnerable Collections and Minimal Computing
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Take Only Data, Leave No Footprints
Jeffrey Moro, U of Maryland, College Park
 
318: Keywords for Today and the Keywords Project
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Kellie Robertson, U of Maryland, College Park
 
339: Biography, Race, and Nineteenth-Century American Culture: Challenges, Methods, and Goals
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Carla L. Peterson, U of Maryland, College Park
 
399: Writing AIDS in the Twenty-First Century
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Presider: Martha Nell Smith, U of Maryland, College Park
 
414: The Sixteenth-/Seventeenth-Century Divide in French
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Andrea Marie Frisch, U of Maryland, College Park
 
415: “Aca-Fandom” and Digital Scholarship: Rethinking Research and Fan Production
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Queer Geek Methodologies: Social Justice Fandom as a Transformative Digital Humanities
Alexis Lothian, U of Maryland, College Park

 
January 6, 2017

428: Sound and Performance
Friday, January 6, 2018 | 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
A Voice like Thunder: Native Oratory, Metamora, and Unsettling American Drama
Caitlin Marshall, U of Maryland, College Park
 
438: The Haverford Discussions and the Course of Black Studies
Friday, January 6, 2018 | 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Julius Fleming, U of Maryland, College Park
 
466: Twenty-First-Century Chicanx Performance
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Screening Chicana Adolescence in the Twenty-First-Century Suburbs: Finessa Pineda’s and Venecia Troncoso’s Performances in Mosquita y Mari (2012)
Randy Ontiveros, U of Maryland, College Park
 
481: Twenty-First-Century African Writers
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Algérianité, la Littérature-Monde, and the Contemporary Modes of Being an Algerian Author
Valérie K. Orlando, U of Maryland, College Park
 
504: Hip-Hop History Lessons: Tragic Form, Truth, and Fiction in Hamilton: An American Musical
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Here Comes the General: Hamilton, Gender, and Tragic Form
Laura Rosenthal, U of Maryland, College Park
 
506: Frederick Douglass at Two Hundred: Literary Reconsiderations
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 10:15 PM – 11:30 PM
Presider: Robert S. Levine, U of Maryland, College Park
 
507: Precarious Bonds
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 10:15 – 11:30
The Political Physics of Nothing
Amanda Bailey, U of Maryland, College Park
 
607: The Fiction of Colson Whitehead
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Presider: Lee Konstantinou, U of Maryland, College Park
Speaker: Mary-Helen Washington, U of Maryland, College Park
 

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