Medieval Studies

Exemplaria: The Way We Do Theory Now

Thu, March 30, 2017

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The Exemplaria Symposium

March 30-April 1, 2017

Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.302

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Exemplaria: The Second Symposium
The Way We Do Theory Now
University of Texas at Austin, Glickman Conference Center CLA 1.302 B

 

Friday, March 30
10am-12 pm 
Forms of Theory & Theory of Form
Valerie Allen, “Formalism, Not”
Drew Daniel, “Re-Distributing the Sensible: Genre Theory After Ranciere”
Ingrid Nelson, “Formalism and Critical Theory”
Barbara Correll, “Out of Compass: Bataille, General Economy, and Early Modern Studies” 
LUNCH 12-2pm
2pm -3.30pm
Materials & Materialism
Katherine C. Little, “Ethics and Objects”
Andrew Murray, “Materialities: An Anti-theoretical Concept?”
Emily Houlik-Ritchey, “Ecologies of the Neighbor”
Break
3.45-5pm 
Spaces for Theory
Hall Bjornstad, “Always Already at the Threshold”
Matthew Boyd Goldie, “Being Ubiquitous: Space and the Pardoner”
Maura Nolan, “The Way We Do Theory in the Digital Age”
Saturday, March 31
10am-12pm
Philosophies of Theory
Mark Miller, “The Medieval Irreparable”
Dan Blanton, “Theory After Thinking”
Wan-Chuan Kao, “Precarious Figures, Rigorous Styles” 
Andrew Cole, “Why Medievalists Should Read Hegel”
LUNCH
2pm-3.30pm
Sex & Gender, Theoretically
Holly Crocker, “Feminism Without Gender”
James Kuzner, “Textual Masochism” 
Julie Chamberlin, “Earnestness and Pleasure in the Way We Do Theory Now”
Break
3.45-5 
Affect & Desire
Jessica Rosenfeld, “Affect Theory, Philosophy of Mind, and Medieval Confession”
Rachel Anderson, “Rethinking Sacrifice: The Intersection of Belief and Biopolitics” 
Corey Sparks, “Digital Humanities as Anamorphosis”

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