Monday, October 18, 2010

Plotzfest: The Schedule

We're looking forward to greeting colleagues and friends from near and far for our fabulous Plotzfest conference in honor of Professor Emerita Judith Plotz on Friday. The fun begins at 10 am in the Marvin Center, Continental Ballroom, and continues throughout the day, with a culminating reception at 4 pm in Phillips 411.



Please join us for any part of--or all of--the day on Friday.





Introductions

10:00

“The Happy Few and the Unhappy Masses”

Carolyn Betensky, University of Rhode Island

10:15

“Absent-minded Handclasps: Semi-detachment in George Eliot and the Paintings of Lawrence

Alma-Tadema”

John Plotz, Brandeis University

10:45

“Randall Jarrell’s The Bat-Poet: Poets, Children,

and Readers in an Age of Prose”

Richard Flynn, Georgia Southern University

11:15

Question and Answer session

11:45

Lunch

12:15 - 1:30

"Movable Books: Peeps Into Victorian Worlds"

Margaret Higonnet, University of Connecticut

1:30

“Rudyard Kipling as ‘The New Browning’?”

Uli Knoepflmacher, Princeton University

2:00

“An Ethics of Postcolonial Citizenship: Lessons from Reading Shama Futehally’s Tara Lane

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan, New York University

2:30

Question and Answer session

3:00

A few words from Judith Plotz

3:30

Reception

4:00

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