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May 16 & 18, 2022 3:30 pm
Location: Haldeman 246
If you are unable to make it in-person, please feel free to join us over Zoom at tinyurl.com/colt-2022
Monday, May 16
3:30 pm Introduction by Gerd Gemünden
Panel 1 moderated byTom Abi Samra
3:45 pm Tala Majzoub
"Out of the Gutter, Into the Gram: A Comical Message and a Digital Medium"
4:10 pm Victoria Sophie Labenski
"The City of Nightmares: Occultism, Ecstasy, and the Literature of Late-Victorian London"
4:35 pm Fanrui Shao
"Gambling: The Dialogue of Excess in Lanval and The Franklin's Tale"
5–5:10 pm Break
Panel 2 moderated by Emily Oliveira
5:15 pm Tutkunur Vatansever
"The Wailing of the Streets: Novelistic Form and the Everyday in Voyage in the Dark and Voyage au bout de la nuit"
5:40 pm Victoria Wirtz
"The Idyllic Houses of Collective Trauma: Reading Home and World War II in Ian McEwan's Atonement and Jenny Erpenbeck's Heimsuchung"
Wednesday, May 18
Panel 3 moderated by Victoria Sophie Labenski
3:35 pm Mari Aida
"'For Now We See in a Mirror, Dimly': Dialectical Wholeness in Oshii Mamoru's Ghost in the Shell"
4:00 pm Tom Abi Samra
4:25 pm Andrés Meraz-Quiroz
"'I am Not Alive': A Bionian Reading of Life and Death in Balzac's Le Colonel Chabert and Tynianov's Podporuchik Kizhe"
4:50–5 pm Break
Panel 4 moderated by Tala Majzoub
5:05 pm Yipu Su
"Unended Middle Passage: The Exhausted Flesh of a Resistant Enslaved Woman"
5:30 pm Aidan Keys
5:55 pm Emily Oliveira
"Imaginative Mimesis: Childhood Experience in Rafael Alberti's La Arboleda Perdida and José Gomes Ferreira's Calçada do Sol"