Schedule for III Workshop

Trauma, Memory, Oblivion: On Responsibilities to the Past

III Research Workshop of Identity, Memory, and Experience

June 20-21, 2011, at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Collaborations between Carlos III University and Vanderbilt University


All sessions will take place in the Small Faculty Dinign Room, North Hall, Pratt's main campus (please, follow the links to get directions)

June 20th


9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductions (Gregg M. Horowitz, Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute)

 

9:15-10:55 Session 1: Fractures, Intersections and Meaning 

Chair: Carlos Thiebaut (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University)

Francey Russell (Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University): “The Struggle of Sense”

Christopher Vitale (Department of Humanities and Media Studies, Pratt Institute): “Intersectionality and Historiography: The Case of Richard Bruce Nugent”

 

11:00-12:40 Session 2: Public Spaces and Strategies of Identity

Chair: Christina Karageorgou Bastea (Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University)

Guillermo de Eugenio (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University): “Masks in the Public Space”

Uzma Z. Rizvi (Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute): “Disordered Cities”

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

1:55-3:35 Session 3: Identity and Sites of Resistance

Chair: Alfredo Kramarz (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University)

Natalie Cisneros (Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University): "Embodied Genealogies: Anzaldúa's answer to Nietzsche's Call for Diverse Epistemic Practice"

Steven Wenz (Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University): “Aesthetic Contemplation as Resistance in José María Arguedas’s Los Rios Profundos

 

3:55-6:25 Session 4: Narrativity and the Politics of Memory and Solidarity

Chair: Alberto Sebastián (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University)

Lara Giordano (Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University): “Freudian Mythology: Retrieving Solidarity”

Karin Whitehouse (Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University): “Torture, Gender and Resistance in Women's Narrative in Argentina”

Alonso Varo (Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University): “Peak-experiences: a first approach to the conceptual transgressions between mystical union, trauma and torture through the notion of intimate communication

 

June 21st 


9:15-10:55 Session 5: Arendt: Memory, Truth and Rights

Chair: Christopher Vitale (Department of Humanities and Media Studies, Pratt Institute)

Juan Menchero (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University): “Hope and Error in Peirce's 'The Fixation of Belief'”

Alejandro Arango (Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University): “Factual Truth and the Past”

 

11:00-12:40 Session 6: Literature, Oblivion, and Psycho-Aesthetics

Chair: José Medina (Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University)

Barbara Duarte Esgalhado (Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute): “Psycho-Aesthetic Literary Activism: Theory, Practice, and Method”

Christina Karageorgou Bastea (Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University): “Una poética de lo inmemorial o Borges íntimo”

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

1:55-3:35 Session 7: Authority, image and imagination

Chair: Alba Montes (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University)

Gregg M. Horowitz (Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute): “The Halo Effect: The Image of Authority in Late Renaissance Painting and in Modern Oblivion”

Alberto Murcia (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University): “The Editor and the Imagining Threshold”

 

3.55-5:35 Session 8: Agency and Temporality

Chair: Gregg M. Horowitz (Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute)

Fernando Broncano (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University): “Agency and the Sense of an Ending”

Antonio Gómez (Department of Humanities, Carlos III University): “Immediacy and the Experience of Time”

 

5.35-5.55 Concluding remarks and future prospects.


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