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Day One, Thursday, October 19



Opening Remarks

Rhiannon Welch, Humanities Dean, Michelle Stephens, Nancy Sinkoff

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

 PANEL 1 Moderator: Trinidad Rico

Cristiana Giordano, Anthropology, UC Davis

Greg Pierotti, School of Theater, Television, and Film at the University of Arizona

Naminata Diabate, Comparative Literature and Africana Studies, Cornell University

Andres Zervigon, Art History, Rutgers

Annie McClannahan (via teleconference), English,      UC Irvine

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 Coffee Break- 4th floor lobby

Sponsored by Comparative Literature

2:30 PM -   3:00 PM


Janet Roitman, Anthropology, New School

3:00 PM -   5:00 PM


Day Two, Friday, October 20



Morning Coffee and Pastry - 4th floor lobby

Sponsored by Spanish & Portuguese Dept


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 


Patricia Keller, Romance Studies, Cornell University

Ara Merjian, Art History and Italian Studies, NYU

Vivian Choi, Anthropology, St. Olaf College

Jonathan Echeverri Zuluaga, Anthropology, Universidad de Antioquia. Medellín, Colombia 


 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM



 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


 All sessions meet at Alexander Library, Teleconference Room - 4th Floor

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