Warren Center 25th Anniversary Panel Discussion
9/20/2013, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities (Google map of this location)
Series of panels exploring ways that discourse in the humanities has changed during the past 25 years will be featured at the First Amendment Center. Panelists (all of whom are former William S. Vaughn Visiting Fellows at the Warren Center) will each speak for ten minutes regarding the way humanistic discourse has changed over the past 25 years in the area of the panel’s theme. Each session will have ample time for audience discussion.
9-10:15 a.m.: "Gender, Sexuality, and Race"
Moderator: Charles E. Scott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus; Warren Center Director, 1987-1993
Jean Feerick, English, John Carroll University; Warren Center Fellow 2005-2006
Gilbert Herdt, Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University; Warren CenterFellow 1997-1998
Richard King, History, University of Nottingham; Warren Center Fellow 2001-2002
Benita Roth, Sociology, Binghamton University; Warren Center Fellow 2004-2005
10:45 a.m.–noon: "Theory and Culture"
Moderator: Edward H. Friedman, Gertrude Conaway Professor of Spanish and Professor of Comparative Literature; Warren Center Director, 2008-present
Susan Hegeman, English, University of Florida; Warren Center Fellow 1996-1997
Anne Morey, English, Texas A&M University; Warren Center Fellow 2010-2011
Arkady Plotnitsky, English, Purdue University; Warren Center Fellow 1994-1995
Maurice Stevens, Ohio State University, Comparative Studies; Warren Center Fellow 2008-2009
1:30-2:45 p.m.: " Media and Technology"
Moderator: Helmut W. Smith, Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of History and Professor of European Studies; Warren Center Director, 2005-2008
Leo Coleman, Comparative Studies, Ohio State University; Warren Center Fellow 2011-2012
Cara Finnegan, Communication Studies, University of Illinois; Warren Center Fellow 2006-2007
Richard Grusin, English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Warren Center Fellow 1999-2000
Steve Rachman, English, Michigan State University; Warren Center Fellow 2003-2004
3:15– 4:30 p.m.: "Globalization and Diaspora"
Moderator: Paul Freedman, Chester D. Tripp Professor of History, Yale University; Warren Center Director, 1993-1997
Deborah Cohn, Spanish, Indiana University; Warren Center Fellow 2000-2001
Nihad Farooq, English, Georgia Tech University; Warren Center Fellow 2012-2013
Sharryn Kasmir, Anthropology, Hofstra University; Warren CenterFellow 1998-1999
Jemima Pierre, African American and Diaspora Studies, Vanderbilt University; Warren Center Fellow 2009-2010 Hosted by: Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities