PROGRAM

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015
All talks will be held at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607

4:00-5:00pm
Registration and Coffee

5:00-5:15pm
Welcome to the first Chicago Graduate Conference
Introducing: Óscar Campo & Lina Hoyos, University of Illinois at Chicago

5:15-6:15pm
Neil Larsen: “Historical Pathologies of Terminal Crisis: Fictitious Capital and Consumers without Consumption”
Presiding: Professor Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, University of Chicago

6:30-7:30pm
Light reception

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13th, 2015

8:00-9:00am
Registration and breakfast

9:00-10:30am
PANEL 1: Formas de consumo
Denise Castillo, University of Wisconsin-Madison,  “El dulce sabor de la imaginación”
Alexander Aguayo, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, “On Love and Cannibalism”
David Vásquez-Hurtado, University of Florida, “Hay fuego en el veintitrés: el baile como profanación en ¡Qué viva la música! de Andrés Caicedo”

10:30-10:45am
Coffee break

10:45-12:15pm
PANEL 2: Disturbios coloniales
José Adrián Badillo, Michigan State University, “Identidades conflictivas: Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, (des)aculturación, transculturación y sujetos imperiales”
Osvaldo Sandoval, Michigan State University, “Deconstrucción de la monstruosidad canibalística en Los perros del paraíso de Abel Posse”
Claudia Berríos-Campos, Michigan State University, “Desequilibrios y corrupciones coloniales. El castigo como mecanismo de control social en la Nueva corónica y buen gobierno de Guamán Poma de Ayala”

12:15-1:15pm
Lunch

1:30-3:00pm
PANEL 3: Fin del siglo XIX, fin del siglo XX
Walther Maradiegue, Northwestern University, “Imaginaries of Chicha in Peruvian Andes: Discourses and Performativity of Cultural Artifacts in 19th Century Andes”
Anna Catharina Izoton, University of New Mexico, “Da fórmula ao fato – um Livro que Vende”
Argelia Garcia Saldivar, Purdue University, “Universal Exhibitions (1892-1893): Consumption of Art and Cultural Transmission”

3:00-3:15pm
Coffee break

3:15-4:45pm
PANEL 4: Deseo y verdad: ansiedad del capitalismo
Amalia Cantisán, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Dispersión y condensación del mal de la literatura en El mal de Montano de Enrique Vila-Matas”
Juanita Calvo, University of Illinois at Chicago, “El deseo de la literatura: reflejos sobre narrativa y narración en El miedo de perder a Eurídice
Cynthia Martínez, Indiana University-Bloomington, “Toward a More Primal Truth: a Heideggarian Reading of the Technological in Juan Gabriel Vásquez’s El ruido de las cosas al caer
Andrés Aluma, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Los designios del capitalismo y sus traiciones en 35 muertos de Sergio Álvarez”

5:00-6:00pm
Pedro Erber: “The Art of Speculation: Capitalism and Aesthetic Value”
Presiding: Professor César Braga-Pinto, Northwestern University

6:00-7:00pm
Light reception

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 2015

8:00-9:00am
Registration and breakfast

9:00-10:30am
PANEL 5: Medios del afecto precario
Irina Troconis, New York University, “#PrecariousLives: Memory, Affect, and Social Media”
Mario Sánchez Gumiel, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “El precio de la miseria: esperpento y discurso de la mercancía en La chispa de la vida (2011) de Álex de la Iglesia”
Antonio Kleber Gomes, University of New Mexico, “O Brasil está ruim: crítica, consumo e pobreza moral no Brasil de André Sant’anna”

10:30-10:45am
Coffee break

10:45-12:15pm
PANEL 6: Indigestiones renacentistas
Lisa James, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Perception and Theories of Vision in Fernando de Rojas’s La Celestina
Manuel Olmedo, University of Chicago, “‘Más locos que diestros’: don Quijote y otros locos de la literatura de la destreza”
Ben Post, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Religious and Economic Conversion in González de Eslava’s Coloquios
Jill Quarles, University of Illinois at Chicago, “‘Mejor hipócrita que pecadora declarada’: Female Narrations of Moral Understanding in Miguel de Cervantes’ Novelas ejemplares

12:15-1:15pm
Lunch

1:30-3:00pm
PANEL 7: Formas de destrucción
Alicia Herraiz, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, “Reboot: remitologización de la cultura popular en El fondo del cielo
Jennifer Isasi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, “La distopía a la vuelta de la esquina: medios de comunicación y autodestrucción en Círculos de Ríos San Martín”
Elizabeth Gray, Brown University, “My Country is a Zombie: Protests of the Living Dead in Chile and Mexico”

3:00-3:15pm
Coffee break

3:15-4:45pm
PANEL 8: Representaciones de lo sensorial
Luiza Morena Zanchi, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Aesthetics and (Mis)Representation: The creation of narrative procedures and the ready-made (re)presentation of perceived reality in Duchamp and César Aira’s Varamo
Arantza Rodríguez Gago, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Las palabras como materia ineludible: hacia las huellas de una memoria corporal pre-lingüística en La cresta de Ilión de Cristina Rivera Garza”
Cintia Vezzani, Northwestern University, “Routine and Repetition in Bioy Casares’ La invención de Morel

5:00-6:00pm
Cristina Rivera Garza: “Las otras ruinas circulares: lenguaje y exceso del algodón en el norte de México
Presiding: Professor Dianna Niebylski, University of Illinois at Chicago

6:00-6:15pm
Closing remarks: Professor Margarita Saona, University of Illinois at Chicago

6:30-7:30pm
Reception dinner

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