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Program

Program

Program

Saturday, May 28:

6:00-8:00 p.m.: Registration of participants. School staff will be available at student residence (Le Grand Bleu Guest House, via Flavio Gioia 37, Procida) for payment of dues.

Sunday, May 29: Conservatorio delle Orfane a Terra Murata, Procida (Orientale University Conference Center)

9:30 a.m.: Welcome address
Elda Morlicchio, Rettrice, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”
10:00 a.m.: Plenary 1
Jane Desmond (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 
Going to Extremes: Privilege, Proximity, and Extreme Animal Tourism

Discussion
11:30 a.m.-12:00 a.m.: coffee break
12:00 a.m.: Plenary 2
John Rieder (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
The Mass Cultural Genre System

Discussion
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: lunch
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: seminars/workshops

Monday, May 30: Conservatorio delle Orfane a Terra Murata, Procida (Orientale University Conference Center)

9:30 a.m.: Plenary 3
Cristina Bacchilega (University of Hawaii at Manoa; Fulbright Lecturer, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”)
Rethinking Activist Fairy-Tale Adaptations in an American Context
Discussion
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: coffee break
11:30 a.m.: Plenary 4
Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College) 
The Uncanny Re-Worlding of the Post 9/11 American Novel, Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland

Discussion
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: lunch
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: seminars/workshops

Tuesday, May 31: Conservatorio delle Orfane a Terra Murata, Procida (Orientale University Conference Center)

9:30 a.m.: Plenary 5
Jonathan Arac (University of Pittsburgh)
Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis Trilogy as American World Literature
Discussion
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: coffee break
11:30 a.m.: Plenary 6
Mounira Soliman (The American University in Cairo)
Super-heroism and US-Middle East Cultural Encounters
Discussion
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: lunch
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: seminars/workshops

Wednesday, June 1: Conservatorio delle Orfane a Terra Murata, Procida (Orientale University Conference Center)

9:30 a.m.: Plenary 7
John L. Bryant (Hofstra University)
Mapping Melville: The Digital Critical Archive and the Fluid Text

Discussion
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: coffee break
11:30 a.m.: Plenary 8
Elizabeth Dillon (Northeastern University)
Coloniality and the American Archive
Discussion
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: lunch
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: seminars/workshops

Thursday, June 2: Conservatorio delle Orfane a Terra Murata, Procida (Orientale University Conference Center)

9:30 a.m.: Plenary 9
Mauro Pala (Università di Cagliari)
Icons of America. For an Anatomy of Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographs
Discussion
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: coffee break
11:30 a.m.: Plenary 10
Djelal Kadir (Pennsylvania State University)
Belligerent Ignorance, or the Epistemology of Empire
Discussion
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: lunch
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: seminars/workshops

Friday, June 3: Chiesa di S.Margherita a Terra Murata, Procida

9:30 a.m.: Plenary 11
Khaled Mattawa (The American University in Cairo)
Literary/Cultural In-Betweenness and the Challenge of Tradition
Discussion
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: coffee break
11:30 a.m.: Special Event: Channeling Callimachus. A Poetry Reading by Khaled Mattawa
12:15 p.m.: Final address:
Gloria F. Berbena, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, Embassy of the United States 

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: lunch
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: plenary presentations of participants’ seminars

OASIS is generously supported by the United States Diplomatic Mission to Italy, by the Fulbright Commission, and by Università di Napoli “L’Orientale.”



 


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