Fall Colloquium Schedule

September 9, 2008

The Américo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies hosts an annual fall colloquium presenting research by UT students and faculty and visiting faculty. Join us Mondays from 12-1 in EPS 1.128 for new and in-progress research in cultural studies!

September 29
Amporn Jirattikorn: Pirated Transnational Broadcasting: The Consumption of Thai Television Soap Operas among the Shan Community in Burma.

October 6
Ward Keeler: Why Are Burmese Transvestites Better at Making Women Beautiful Than Women Are?

October 13
Lalitha Gopalan (Dept of Radio, TV, and Film).

October 20
John Hartigan: Making Sense of Race: America’s National Conversation.

October 27
Mathangi Krishnamurthy: Trespassers Will be Recruited: Attrition and recruitment in the Indian call center economy.

November 3
Heather Barfield: Artaud’s Daughters in New Media Culture.

November 10
Patricia Clough, (Queens College, CUNY)
“Scenes of Secrecy, Scales of Hope”

November 17
Marina Potoplyak: Modernity in Print: Publishers and Avant-Garde Literary Groups in Petersburg and Buenos Aires during the 1920s.

November 24
Afsheen Nomai: Culture Jamming: Ideological Struggle and the Possibilities for Social Change.

December 1
Dan Villarreal: Heritage Mandarin Speakers in Taipei, Taiwan.


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