IHGC - Mellon Fellows Symposium

Friday, February 10, 2017

Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures presents the Mellon Fellows Symposium

9.30am - 1.30pm
142 Wilson Hall
University of Virginia

Symosium Schedule

9:30 am - 10:15 am
Hanadi Al-Samman, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures
"Queering the Arab Closet"


10:15 am - 11:00 am
Jack Chen, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
"Towards a Literary History of Information in Traditional China"


11:00 am - 11:45 am
Camilla Fojas, Associate Professor, Department of Media Studies
"Techno-Domestics, Telecommunications, and Surveillance across the American Pacific"


11:45 am - 12:30 pm 
Mary Kuhn, Assistant Professor, Department of English
"'The vulgar short leaved pine': Forest Industries and the U.S. Literary Landscape in the Late-19th Century"


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm