Visiting Scientist

CONFERENCE INFO:

October 7-9, 2010
Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

 

TO REGISTER:

Contact Dr. Armando Gonzalez-Perez at (414) 288-7264 or via e-mail.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


SPONSORED BY:

Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures (Marquette University)

Department of World Languages (University of North Florida)

Caribe: revista de cultura y literatura

Marquette University Multicultural Center

 

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is teaming up with the journal Caribe to host an International Conference on Caribbean Studies entitled, "Looking to the Caribbean: Film and Literature." The conference will take place October 7-9 at Marquette and will feature:

Cost to attend is $100 for faculty and professionals and $50 for students and retirees. The complete conference program can be found below.

For more information or to register, contact Dr. Armando Gonzalez-Perez, professor of Spanish, at 414-288-7264 or at armando.gonzalez-perez@marquette.edu.

"Looking to the Caribbean: Film and Literature" - Schedule

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

Registration
(Faculty Lounge, Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 461)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception & Welcoming Remarks
(Haggerty Museum of Art)

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Play: Cosas que encontre en el camino, de Ivan Acosta
Actor: Frank Rodriguez; Director: Mario Colon
(Straz Tower Hall Theater, 915 W. Wisconsin Avenue)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration
(Faculty Lounge, Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 461)

9:00 - 10:20 a.m.
(Raynor Memorial Library, Room A)
PANEL: JOSÉ MARTÍ/LA LITERATURA INFANTIL
Moderator: Rafael E. Saumell, Sam Houston State University
Sara M. González, Florida International University
"Nuestra América" en Lucía Jerez, de José Martí.
Scott Dale, Marquette University
Juan Ramón Jiménez en el Caribe y la influencia martiana
Zeila Frade, Florida International University
Antes y después del triunfo de la Revolución:: Proyección de la antípica niñez cubana a través de la literatura infantil

9:00 - 10:20 a.m.
(Raynor Memorial Library, Room B)
PANEL: U.S LATINO IDENTITY
Moderator: Pilar Bellver, Marquette University
Jason Meyler, Marquette University
El Caribe visto desde la diáspora: cine y literatura en perspectiva
Amrita Das, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Negotiating a New Identity for U.S. Latino Literature in the Spanish Curriculum and the Spanish Speaking World
Diana Fernández, Florida International University
In Search of Our Motherlands: Identity Negotiations in Cristina García's Dreaming in Cuban

9:00 - 10:20 a.m. (Raynor Memorial Library, Room C) PANEL: QUEER IDENTITIES AND CARIBBEAN MASCULINITIES
Moderator: Eufemia Sánchez de la Calle, Marquette University
Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University
Discurso inmunológico y crisis de significación en Invitación al polvo de Manuel Ramos Otero.
Irune del Río Gabiola, Butler University
¿Crisis de la masculinidad?: La muerte como alegoría de la nación puertorriqueña.
James J. Pancrazio, Illinois State University
The Grandfather and the Tyrant: Images of Masculinity in Reynaldo Arenas.

10:30 a.m. - Noon (Raynor Memorial Library, Room A) PANEL: CONTEMPORARY CARIBBEAN SHORT STORIES
Moderator: Raquel Aguilu de Murphy, Marquette University
Jorge Febles, University of North Florida
Encrucijada entre la parodia edificante y el alegato misógino: “Los cuarenta kilos de Emilio Varona” de Alfonso Hernández Catá.
Albert de Jesús Rivera, University of Houston
Narrando la duda: escapismo, narcisismo y realidad virtual en la cuentística caribeña del siglo XXI.
Nora Díaz Chávez, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mecanismo del silencio dentro del cuento La guagua: denuncia del espacio público inexistente en Cuba.
Rita María Tejada, Luther College, Iowa
La tecnología como tema de la narrativa corta del Caribe hispánico.

10:30 a.m. - Noon (Raynor Memorial Library, Room B) PANEL: TEATRO CUBANO CONTEMPORÁNEO
Moderator: Olympia González, Loyola University, Chicago
León Chang Shik, Claflin University, S.C.
Los mulatos en el teatro cubano del siglo XIX.
Marcelo Fajardo-Cárdenas, Mary Washington University
Subalternidad, resistencia y transgresión: Voces de rebeldía en el teatro afrocubano contemporáneo.
Armando González-Pérez, Marquette University
Alienación, desarraigo y resistencia en tres obras dramáticas de Iván Acosta.

10:30 a.m. - Noon (Raynor Memorial Library, Room C) PANEL: RACE, NATIONALITY AND POLITICS IN THE CARIBBEAN
Moderator: Belén S. Castañeda, Marquette University
Julia Paulk, Marquette University
Visions of Cuba: Mary Peabody Mann’s Juanita: A Romance of Real Life in Cuba Fifty Years Ago.
Mile Smith IV, Texas Christian University
“Under the Drapery of the West-Indies”: The Rediscovery of the South and the Caribbean in Modern Fiction.
Germán D. Carrillo, Marquette University
José Luis Díaz-Granados: Un escritor caribeño con creciente perfil universal.

10:30 a.m. - Noon (Raynor Memorial Library, Study Room D) PANEL: CARIBBEAN ENCOUNTERS
Moderator: Todd Hernández, Marquette University
Colleen Coffey, Marquette University
Language Methodology in Integrating Culture.
Omega Burckhardt, Marquette University
Language Methodology in Integrating Culture.
Jennifer Vanderheyden, Marquette University
Language Methodology in Integrating Culture.

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
(Raynor Memorial Library, Room A)
PANEL: CONTEMPORARY CARIBBEAN NARRATIVE
Moderator: Scott Dale, Marquette University
Miguel González-Abellas, Washburn University
Performatividad y engaño en la identidad cubana durante los años noventa.
Yvette Fuentes, Nova Southeastern University
Fables, Myths, Stories: Writing and Rewriting Others in Fábulas de una abuela terrestre.
David de Posada, Georgia College & State University
Water as Creator and Destroyer of Dreams and (Hyper) realities in the Works of Roberto G. Fernández.

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
(Raynor Memorial Library, Room B)
PANEL: ALEJO CARPENTIER/ LA NUEVA NOVELA AFRO-HISPAN0-CARIBEÑA
Moderator: Germán D. Carrillo, Marquette University
Klaus Muller-Bergh, Northwestern University
Alejo Carpentier, the Decisive Years: from Surrealism to the Marvel of the Real.
Kenya C. Dworkin, Carnegie Mellon University
El elemento visual y vanguardista de Ecué-Yamba-0 de Alejo Carpentier
Patricia Valladares Ruiz, University of Cincinnati
Reescritura del pasado en Fe de disfraz de Mayra Santos Febres.

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
(Raynor Memorial Library, Room C)
PANEL: CUBAN CINEMA: TOMÁS GUTIÉRREZ ALEA AND FERNANDO PÉREZ
Moderator: Eugenia Afinoguénova, Marquette University Olympia González, Loyola University, Chicago
El hombre cubano mirándose en una cámara soviética: el cine de Fernando Pérez.
Tania C. López, Florida International University
The Legacy of Fresa y Chocolate: Tomás Guitérrez Alea’s Contribution to Cuba’s Intellectual Tradition of Civic Discourse.
Andrew Wrobel, Michigan State University
El desarrollo del arte cubano en una época de subdesarrollo.

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
(Raynor Memorial Library, Room BC)
ROUND TABLE: THE AUTHORS/ARTISTS SPEAK ABOUT THEIR WORKS
Moderator: Armando González-Pérez, Marquette University
Matías Montes Huidobro, Playwright, Novelist, Literary Critic
Iván Acosta, Playwright, Film Director
Rolando Morelli, Novelist, Short Story Writer
Leandro Soto, Painter, Performance Artist
Frank Rodríguez, Actor
Mario Colón, Play Director

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

"Olorum: Yemayá"
A performance by Leandro Soto, Raoul Deal and Jorge Luis Morejón
(Straz Tower Hall Theater, 915 W. Wisconsin Avenue)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
9:30 a.m. - Noon
(Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 262)
PANEL: THE THEATER OF MATÍAS MONTES HUIDOBRO
Moderator: Jorge Febles, University of North Florida
Francesca Colecchia, Duquesne University
Matías Montes Huidobro: A Renaissance Man?
Yara Montes Huidobro, University of Hawaii
Subversión y supresión femeninas en Un objeto de deseo de Matías Montes Huidobro.
Rolando Morelli, Fundador y Director de la Editorial La Gota de Agua
Dramaturgia y puesta en escena. De vuelta con el montaje: dos obras en un acto, que se suman una.
Séverine Reyrolle, Université Paris X
Le théâtre dans le théâtre cubain ou la métaphore de l’exil.
Gerardo Paul Chavana, University of Minnesota
¿Revolucionarios o terroristas?: Conflictos en la negociación de identidad cultural de latinos en la obra Su cara mitad de Matías Montes Huidobro.

9:30 a.m. - Noon (Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 272)

PANEL: GENDER ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY PUERTO RICAN AND CUBAN NARRATIVE
Moderator: Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, Marquette University
Ileana Baeza Lope
, Arizona State University
Selena Sirena vestida de pena: la construcción del misterio femenino en el Caribe.
Solem Mijares, Arizona State University
Mujeres en Resistencia: Infidelidad y hogar en la cuentística contemporánea de escritoras cubanas.
Solymar Torres-García, Arizona State University
La transgresión de los espacios y las performances de las identidades femeninas y nacionales en “Cuando las mujeres quieren a los hombres” de Rosario Ferré.
Tomás Torres, Arizona State University
La calibanía y lo queer en la narrativa cubana actual.

9:30 a.m. - Noon (Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 280) PANEL: CULTURAL STUDIES
Moderator: Barry Velleman, Marquette University
Jean-Pierre Lafouge, Marquette University
Visual Symbols of the Abakuá Secret Society as Possible Sources of Artistic and Literary Creativity.
Rafael E. Saumell, Sam Houston State University
El derecho de nacer: mamá negra, hijo blanco.
María Zielina, California State University, Monterey Bay
La Habana: el personaje que nos vigila.
David Walter Aguado, Valdosta State University
Raigambre caribeña de la novela del lenguaje: características narrativas, discursivas y culturales en textos selectos de Cabrera Infante.

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
(Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 262)
PANEL: CAFÉ XI: THE JOURNEY OF WRITERS AND ARTISTS OF THE CUBAN DIASPORA
Moderator: Jorge Rodríguez-Florido, Roosevelt University
Grisel Pujala
, University of the West Indies
Visual History of the Writers and Artists of the Cuban Diaspora.
Andrea Herrera, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs The CAFÉ Project: Cuban Artists in Diaspora: Setting the Tent Against the House.
Alicia Cantellano, Florida International Universit
y Cuban Diaspora In Mexico.

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
(Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 272)
PANEL: REPRESENTATIONS OF HAITI
Moderator: Sarah Gendron, Marquette University
Sarah Davies Cordova, Marquette University
Figuring (out) Haiti.
Antoinette Sol, University of Texas at Arlington
Vision of Haiti in French Women’s Novels of the Early Nineteenth Century.
Kimberly Greenough-Hodges, University of Texas at Dallas Haitian Vodou Pwen Ritual in the Arts.
Forrest Blackbourn, University of Alabama
La mémoire de l’oralité traditionnelle africaine: un remède pour la souffrance diasporique.
Kristin E. Pitt, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Gender, Violence, and the Vulnerable Body in Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory.

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
(Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 280)
PANEL: FEMINISM, MIGRATION AND CARIBBEAN IDENTITY
Moderator: Steven Taylor, Marquette University
Natalie L. Belisle, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Til Death Do Us Part? The (im) Possible Political Consummation as a Metaphor for Trans- Caribbean Citizenship in Flores de otro mundo.
Jordan Zehner, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Caribbean Heteropias: Creating Alternatives Spaces in Brincando el charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican and Sirena vestida de pena.
Annie Mendoza, University of California, San Diego
Feminist Depictions of Colombia’s Violence: the 1960s and the Masacre de las bananeras.

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Play: Los Acosados, de Matías Montes Huidobro, con Ivette Kellems y Christian Ocón, basada en el montaje de Ernesto García. Cortesía de Teatro en Miami Studio
(Straz Tower Hall Theater, 915 W. Wisconsin Avenue)


HOTELS

Hotel choices are at Marquette University rates. To receive these rates, reservations must be made ASAP. Be sure to indicate that you want the Marquette rate when you book your reservation. All hotels are approximately 6 to 9 blocks walking distance from Marquette.

Ambassador Hotel - $109.00 + tax
2308 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Reservations toll free: 888-322-DECO (3326)  |  Local: 414-345-5000
www.ambassadormilwaukee.com
Included: Parking, complimentary shuttle to Marquette’s campus
Breakfast not included.

Ambassador Inn at Marquette - $89.00 + tax
2301 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Reservations: 414-342-0000
www.ambassadormilwaukee.com
Included: Breakfast, parking, complimentary shuttle to Marquette’s campus

Ramada Inn City Center - $75.00 + tax
633 W. Wisconsin Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Reservations: 414-272-8410
www.ramadacitycentre.com
Included: Parking, breakfast

Doubletree Hotel Milwaukee City Center - $99.00 + tax
611 W. Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Reservations: 414-273-2950



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