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The Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities

Symposium - 2009 Summer Institute

Shifting Empire: Critical Imperial Studies in the Americas and Beyond

Eighth Annual Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities
An Intensive Introduction to Scholarly Research for Undergraduates

June 22nd - August 21st, 2009

2009 Symposium

Friday, August 21, 2009 - Odegaard Undergraduate Library Room 220

9:00-9:30 Welcome and opening remarks

  • Miriam Bartha, Assistant Director, Simpson Center for the Humanities
  • Jennifer Harris, Associate Director, Undergraduate Research Program
  • SIAH Faculty

9:30-10:25           Session I- Traditions of Knowledge/Knowledge of Traditions

      • Rebecca Mark, English
      • Chris Santo Domingo Chan, Comparative History of Ideas, Anthropology
      • Nestor T. Enguerra, Jr., American Ethnic Studies
      • Sarah Borsic, Classics
      • Mandy Yu, Comparative History of Ideas

10:25-10:40        Q&A for Session I

10:40-10:50            Break

10:50-11:45           Session II-  Institutions and the Politics of Agency

      • Alizeh Bhojani, International Studies and French
      • Andrew Schwartz, International Studies &
        Matt Reed
        , International Studies
      • Paul Radakovich, Comparative History of Ideas
      • Julia Abelev, Philosophy and Political Science

11:45-12:00        Q&A for Session II

12:00-1:30            Break for Lunch

1:30-2:25              Session III-  Neoliberal Economies of the Imperial Field

      • Mikail Blyth, Geography and Women Studies (minor)
      • Calla Hummel, Latin American Studies, International Studies
      • Brittney Patterson, Economics and Anthropology (minor)
      • Leah Zajac, International Studies
      • Christopher Schulz, International Studies

2:25-2:40       Q&A for Session III

2:40-2:50            Break

2:50-3:45           Session IV-  Cultural Form in the Imperial Field

      • Martha G. Flores Perez, Spanish and Creative Writing
      • Margaret Wollman, Near Eastern Studies, Languages and Civilization
      • Camille Elmore, Communication and Comparative History of Ideas
      • Allexa Laycock, Comparative History of Ideas and Dance
      • Hester Goodwin, History

3:45-4:00       Q&A for Session IV

4:00-4:15          Closing Remarks

  • SIAH Faculty