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Visual Culture & Global Practices: CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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~ PDF File of FINAL SCHEDULE (updated 25-Feb-10)

~ PDF File of Abstracts (coming soon)

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Registration 12:00 noon– 6pm (Karl Anatol Center)


12:30pm – 1:45pm: Session #1

Panel A 1. Global Infrastructures (AS-384)

Panel B 1. 19th Century Images and Interrogations (AS-385)

Panel C 1. Consumer Culture (Karl Anatol Center)


2:00pm– 3:15pm: Session #2

Panel A 2. Performative Praxis (Karl Anatol Center)

Panel B 2. Theoretical Perspectives (AS-122)


3:30pm- 4:45pm: Session #3

Panel A 3. Photographic Dimensions (AS-122)

Panel B 3. Word and Illustration in Diderot and D’Alembert’s Encyclopédie I (Karl Anatol Center)


5:00pm – 6:15pm: Session #4

Panel A 4. (Re) presenting Race (AS-122)

Panel B 4. Word and Illustration in Diderot and D’Alembert’s Encyclopédie II (Karl Anatol Center)



6:30pm – 7:30pm Opening Reception & Opening Remarks: Carl Fisher, Chair of Comparative World Literature Classics (Karl Anatol Center)



Friday, March 5th, 2010

Registration 9:00am – 6:00pm (Karl Anatol Center)


9:30am – 10:45am: Session #5

Panel A 5. Politics: Envisioned and in Vision (AS-384)

Panel B 5. Chinese Word & Image (AS-385)

Panel C 5. Teaching Seeing: Pedagogy & Visual Culture (Karl Anatol Center)


Plenary Talk: 11:00am – 12:30pm (Karl Anatol Center)

W. J. T. Mitchell, Professor of English & Art History, University of Chicago World Pictures: Globalization and Visual Culture


12:30pm – 1:45pm: LUNCHEON (Karl Anatol Center)


2:00pm – 3:15pm: Session #6

Panel A 6. Asian Visualities (AS-384)

Panel B 6. Revising Fin-de-Siècle Sensibilities (Karl Anatol Center)

Panel C 6. Visual Linkage(s) & Interaction(s) (AS-385)


3:30pm – 4:45pm: Session #7

Panel A 7. Italian Visualities (Karl Anatol Center)

Panel B 7. The Sites for Sore Eyes: Trauma, Memory & War (AS-122)


5:00pm – 6:15pm: Session #8

Panel A 8. Is it Okay to Look: Popular Sighting (Karl Anatol Center)

Panel B 8. Germanic Aesthetics (AS-384)

Panel C 8. We Like to Watch: The Visual in Artistic Performance (AS-385)



Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Registration 9:00am – 12:00 noon (Karl Anatol Center)

Continental Breakfast 9:00am – 9:30am (Karl Anatol Center)


9:30am – 10:45am: Session #9

Panel A 9. Empire & Ethnography: Cultural Representations (Karl Anatol Center)

Panel B 9. Materials & Spectacles (AS-122)

Panel C 9. Hidden Pictures: Portraying the Classical & Medieval (TBA)


11:00am – 12:15am: Session #10

Panel A 10. Healthy, Bodily & Out-of-Body Depictions (AS-122)

Panel B 10. The Big Screen: Cinematic Spatialities & Approaches(Karl Anatol Center)

Panel C 10. We Have It on Film: Documentation & Photography (TBA)


12:30 – 1:45pm: Session #11

Panel A 11. Restructuring & Illustrating Visualities (AS-122)

Panel B 11.. Other Visual Worlds (Karl Anatol Center)


Thank you for your attendance and participation!

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2:00pm: Optional Trip to the Getty Museum ( Not included in Registration Fees — $15 Payment for Transportation in advance. More info here.)