1999 Graduate Research Conference

Saturday, April 17, 1999

9:15-9:45 Breakfast

9:45-10:00 Opening Remarks: Professor Rosemary Kegl

10:00-11:15 Panel I: "Work in Progress: Susan B. Anthony Dissertation Fellowship"

Moderator: Helen Bittel

  • Alyssa J. O'Brien, Department of English: "Postcards from the Research Road: Gendered Mobility and 1920s Literary Modernism"
  • Nancy Feinstein, School of Nursing: "Women Coping with Preterm Labor: The Challenges and an Intervention"

11:25-12:45 Panel II: "Re-reading Traditions Across the Disciplines"

Moderators: Alissa Herschbach-McElreath & Lisa Soccio

  • Chris Nugent, Department of English: "Gender and Literacy in Asser's Vita Alfredi"
  • David E. White, Department of Philosophy, St. John Fisher College: "Damsels in Dialectical Distress: Observations on the Role of Women in the Philosophy of Religion"
  • Victor M. Rodriguez, Department of Visual and Cultural Studies: "Oh Perfidious Girl! Lucia's Mad Scene and the Grain of the Voice"
  • Mary Boland, Department of English: "On the Subject of Composition"

12:45-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:20 Panel III: "Critical Theory, Feminine Bodies, and Representation"

Moderator: Kelly Hankin

  • Amy Herzog, Department of Visual and Cultural Studies: "Imaging the Unborn: Science, Death, and the Fetus in the History of Photography"
  • Mark Berrettini, Department of English: "Frightful Weather and Pregnant Detection: Fargo and Film Blanc"
  • Joanna Grant, Department of English: "Lines of Flight through Beautiful Caves: Reading Deleuze Reading Woolf Reading Deleuze"

3:30-5:00 Panel IV: "Racing Gender"

Moderator: Narin Hassan

  • James K. Bryant II, Department of History: "'The Women of our Group Can Render Excellent Service as Lawyers': Constance Baker Motley and Marian Wright Edelman in the Civil Rights Movement"
  • Sabine Meyer, Department of Modern Languages and Culture: "Black Venus: Representations of Baudelaire's Muse Jeanne Duval in Literature and Painting."
  • Ulrike Hagemann, Department of Modern Languages and Culture: "Representing Black Women and Film"