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Ergebnisanzeige "NeMLA 2009: Celebrating 40 Years (1969-2009)"
RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelNeMLA 2009: Celebrating 40 Years (1969-2009)
BeschreibungNeMLA 2009 (Northeast Modern Language Association): 40th Annual Convention
February 26-March 1, 2009, Boston, MA
Celebrating 40 Years: 1969-2009
Local Host Institution: Boston University


Convention site:
Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue de Lafayette

Full Schedule

Thursday, February 26

Noon - 6:00PM Registration
1:00 and 3:00
Tour of Boston Athenaeum (Acteva reservation required) 10 ½ Beacon Street
(Meet in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency 20 minutes in advance)

2:15-4:15 Session 1: Seminars
CAITY Caucus Event Plymouth Room

"From Dissertations to Books"
Chair: Suha Kudsieh, Trent University
Sharmila Sen, Harvard University Press
Harry Keyishian, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Marilyn Gaddis-Rose, Binghamton University
Michael Kiskis, Elmira College Steve Scipione, Bedford/St. Martin's

CAITY Reception and meeting following, Plymouth Room

4:30-6:00 Session 2
6:30 p.m. Poetry Reading and Welcoming Reception
Rosanna Warren, Boston University Wine and cheese served Ballroom

8:30 p.m. Dim Sum Dinner/Graduate Student Meet & Greet Emperor Garden, 690 Washington Street

Friday, February 27

8:00-5:00 Registration

8:00-5:00 Book Exhibits, Adrienne de Lafayette Salon

8:00-9:00 Continental breakfast served, Adrienne de Lafayette Salon

8:30-9:45 Session 3

10:00-11:30 Session 4

11:45-1:15 Session 5

1:00 -2:00 Afternoon snack served, Adrienne de Lafayette Salon

1:30-2:45 Session 6

3:00-4:30 Session 7

4:45-6:15 Session 8

6:45 p.m. Keynote Address
"Literary Neo-Confederates and the Civil Rights"
John Stauffer, Harvard University
Ballroom B

7:45-9:00 p.m. Keynote Reception: Hors d'oeuvres buffet Ballroom A and Ballroom Foyer

7:30 pm Sponsored Local Event
Opera Boston: The Nose (Acteva registration required)
Cutler Majestic Theater; 219 Tremont Street

Saturday, February 28

7:00-8:15 Women's Caucus Breakfast, Private Dining Room

8:00-5:00 Registration

8:00-5:00 Book Exhibits, Adrienne de Lafayette Salon

8:00-9:00 Continental breakfast served, Adrienne de Lafayette Salon

8:30-10:00 Session 9

10:15-11:20 Session 10

11:45-1:00 Session 11

12:45-1:15 Afternoon snack served, Adrienne de Lafayette Salon

1:15-2:45 Session 12: Panels and Special Events
Spanish Language Special Event Marquis Room
"El Mundo Literario De Jeronimo Lopez Mozo: Homenaje al escritor y su obra"
Chair: Enrique Ruiz-Fornells, University of Alabama

John Gabriele, The College of Wooster
Eileen Doll, Loyola University-New Orleans
Response: Jerónimo López Mozo

Popular Culture Special Event Nantucket Room
"The Gay Brown Beret Suite: Queer and Chicano, Sexuality and Ethnicity--Bedfellows, an Intimate Pillow Talk"
Rigoberto Gonzalez, Rutgers University
Co-Sponsored by the GLBTQ Caucus
Poetry Reading by Maggie Dietz and Todd Hearon Ballroom B
3:00-4:30 Session 13
American Literatures Special Event Ballroom B
"Early African-American Literature and the Archive"

Chair: Paul Erickson, American Antiquarian Society and Jason Haslam, Dalhousie University

Lois Brown, Mount Holyoke College, AAS-NeMLA fellow, 2000-01
Jeannine DeLombard, University of Toronto, AAS-NeMLA fellow, 2001-02
Lloyd Pratt, Michigan State University, AAS-NeMLA fellow, 2008-09

4:45-6:15 Session 14

4:45 - 7:00 Spanish Language Event and Reception Marquis Room
"Reading Spanish Poetry Today"

Chair: Alan Smith, Boston University

Graciela Baquero
José Luis Gallero
José María Parreño

Poets sponsored by The Humanities Foundation, Boston University; The Consulate of Spain, Boston; The Geddes Fund, Boston University

Reception sponsored by Dept. of Romance Languages, Boston University

6:30 - 7:45 Session 15: Section Events and Receptions
German Language Event and Reception Plymouth Room
A Reading by Hansjörg Schertenleib

French Language Event and Reception Duxbury Room
"What is French Cinema?"
T. Jefferson Kline, Boston University

Italian Language Event and Reception Dedham Room
"Yalta e la crisi degli anni '70 in Italia / Yalta and the Crisis in Italy in the '70s"
Enrico Palandri

Comparative Literatures Event and Reception Sturbridge Room
Bina Sharif
Co-Sponsored by American Literatures Section
Women's Caucus Event Concord Room
"Caribbean Women and the Black Radical Intellectual Tradition"
Carol Boyce Davies
Writers' and Editors' Reception Ipswich Room
Reception for creative writers and editors working in creative writing programs, and in English and Modern Language departments.
Sponsored by Modern Language Studies
8:00 pm GLBTQ Reception Presidential Suite 2201
Graduate Caucus Reception
Emmet's Irish Pub, 6 Beacon St # B

Boston Ballet: Jewels (Acteva reservation required)
Wang Theater, 270 Tremont Street
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Acteva reservation required)
Lyric Stage Company, 140 Clarendon Street

Sunday, March 1

8:00-10:30 Registration and Coffee

8:30-10:30 Session 16: Seminars

10:45-12:15 Session 17

12:30-1:30 Closing Brunch and Membership Meeting, Private Dining Room

2:00 British Literatures Event: Endgame (Acteva reservation required)
American Repertory Theater, 64 Battle Street, Cambridge

Extract of Panel Index:

Comparative Literature:
Body Traffic: Contained Mobility and (Trans)Migrations in Cinema and Literature since 2000 8.01
The City as a Place of Exile 17.08
Commerce in Colonial Literatures: Avarice or Opportunity? 10.02
Comparative Literature: Pedagogy and Curriculum Building 3.05
The Continuing Challenges of Négritude 11.01
Crazy Women: Healing Post-Trauma 14.05
Dulce et Decorum Est?: Twentieth Century Poetry of War 13.02
Dylan, Cohen, Young: North American Song as International Literature 6.01
The Epistolary Novel in World Literature 8.18
The Ethics of Translation 7.18
Narrating Multiple Modernities 2.16
Original Poetry 5.20
Pathology and Modernity: Medical Discourse and its Fictions 9.12
Remembering History/ Historicizing Memory II 4.10
Representing the 21st Century City: City as Text 14.04
(Re) Theorizing Revolution: Radical Culture in the Contemporary Period 14.12
Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality 4.08
The Survivor Story in Contemporary Literature and Culture 9.02
Transnational Modernism 8.13 The Sublime Today 9.13
Women Writing Trauma 1.16
Writing The Adventure: The Rhetoric of Peril in Travel Literature 12.02

Boundaries in Flux: Travel Literature in the Age of Globalization 6.12
Confrontations: German Music in Context 14.06
Das Tier im Mittelpunkt: Animals, literature, and modernity 1.14
Dreams and their scientific appropriations 3.12
E.T.A. Hoffmann in Berlin 10.10
Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Reading Resolution in German Literature and Culture 16.16
Gender and Genre in 18th and 19th Century German Literature 4.12
Humorous Strategies in Post-Unification German Literature and Film 10.12
Jewish-German Dialogue Reconsidered 11.03
Literary Translation in Praxis 11.12
The Location and Dislocation of Swiss Literature 5.12
Lost (and found) in Translation 9.07
New Perspectives on Anna Seghers 2.14
Post-Feminism in German Literature 5.18
Remembering the Past: German History in Post-Wende Film and Literature 14.03
Text and Image in German Literature I 13.12
Text and Image in German Literature II 17.06
Tragedy and the Tragic around 1800 7.12
When East meets West: Representations of Germans & Eastern Europeans 12.08
Women Writers and 'Culture is Politics' 6.18

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