2016: 21st Annual Graduate Student Conference – The City: Voices and Creations

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The City: Voices and Creations

The 21st Annual HLBLL Graduate Student Conference took place on April 14th and 15th, 2016, at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Please find the complete call for papers below.

CFP XXI Annual Students Conference

Keynote Speakers

The keynote speakers for our 21st annual conference are Dr. Urayoán Noel (New York University) and Dr. Bonnie Urciuoli (Hamilton College).

Dr. Urayoán Noel is a poet, critic, performer, translator, and assistant professor of English and Spanish at NYU. He is the author of the critical study In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (University of Iowa Press, 2014), winner of the Latina/o Studies Book Prize from the Latin American Studies Association, and several books of poetry in English and Spanish, the most recent of which is Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (University of Arizona Press). He has also produced poetry in a range of alternative formats, including the CD and DVD, the artist book, the digital archive, and the multimedia installation. A contributing editor of NACLA Report on the Americas and Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Noel has been a fellow of the Ford Foundation and CantoMundo, and his creative and critical writings have appeared in BombContemporary LiteratureFenceLana TurnerLatino StudiesSmall Axe, and in numerous anthologies. Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Urayoán Noel earned his B.A. from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, his M.A. from Stanford, and his Ph.D. from NYU. He lives in the Bronx and recently completed a bilingual edition of the poetry of Pablo de Rokha for Shearsman Books.

Dr. Noel’s keynote address took place on Thursday, April 14th in the Segal Theater at 6:30pm. His address is titled: “Buzz? Bus? Voz? Vos? LitOral PoetiSitis!”

Dr. Bonnie Urciuoli is the Leonard C. Ferguson Professor and Chair of Anthropology at Hamilton University, New York. Her areas of expertise are linguistic anthropology; social/cultural anthropology with an ethnographic focus;  U.S. public discourses of diversity; higher education in U.S.;  race, class and language ideology in U.S.;  and Puerto Rican bilingualism in New York City. Her interests are linguistic and cultural anthropology, specializing in public discourses of race, class and language, and particularly the discursive construction of diversity in U.S. higher education. Urciuoli’s book, Exposing Prejudice: Puerto Rican Experiences of Language, Race, and Class, was awarded the 1997 Gustavus Myers Center Award for the study of human rights in North America. She has published in American EthnologistLanguage and Communication, and the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.

Dr. Urciuoli’s keynote address took place on Friday, April 15th in the HLBLL Lounge, room 4116, at 5:00pm. Her address is titled: “On the Emergence of Voices: a Plea for Heteroglossia”

Program

Conference Program

Thursday, April 14, 2016

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Inscripción y desayuno (lounge 4116)

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Panel 1. Ecos del Canon / The Sound of the Canon (aula 5414)
Moderador: Huber Jaramillo (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Mark D. Fitzsimmons (Indiana University) “Dreaming History and Fiction: A Comparative Reading of José Rivera’s Sueño and Calderon’s La vida es sueño
  • Juan Manuel Ramírez Veláquez (University of New Mexico) “Hacia el encuentro de los efectos de la música en La púrpura de la rosa de Pedro Calderón de la Barca”

Panel 2. Instituciones literarias en un contexto transnacional / Literary Institutions and the Transnational (aula 5409)
Moderador: Alexis Iparraguirre (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Laurie Garriga (Boston University) “Written Exile: Tracing the Transformation of the Spanish Identity through the Letters of Pedro Salinas and Federico de Onís”
  • Alberto Valdivia Baselli (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Vallejo: Lost in translation”
  • José Chavarry (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “El Ateneo de Lima (1886-1889): patriotismo en el campo intelectual peruano después de la Guerra del Pacífico”.

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Café (lounge 4116)

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Panel 3. Corporizando la ciudad / Walking the City (aula 5414)
Moderadora: Dra. Sandra Stern (CUNY, La Guardia Community College)

  • Gillian Sneed (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Caminhando na Cidade: City Walking as Performative Resistance”
  • Ana Sánchez Acevedo (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “No solo teatro: dispositivos íntimos, escenarios afectivos y ciudades paralelas”
  • Ana Sofía Negri (McGill University) “MUPD, una relectura situacionista de la ciudad desde la poesía”

Panel 4. Los poetas en la ciudad ideal / Poets in the Ideal City (aula 5409)
Moderadora: Isabel Domínguez Seoane (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Antonio Ginés Collado González (Delaware University) “Lorca, Borges, Buenos Aires y Nueva York: el tributo a la ciudad y la reflexión desde la urbe”
  • Manuel Martín Barros (Arizona University) “El Harlem lorquiano: una aproximación al imaginario cartográfico de Harlem en Poeta en Nueva York
  • Toloo Riazi (University of California, Santa Barbara) “Once Again The City that I Loved!”.

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Almuerzo (lounge 4116)

2.30 PM – 3.45 PM
Panel 5. Ciudad y precariedad / Spaces of Precariousness (aula 5414)
Moderadora: Mariana Graciano (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Alexandra Mitchell (Columbia University) “The True Intent of Basilio da Gama O Uruguay”.
  • Elizabeth Calderón (The City College of New York, CUNY) “El estancamiento económico de la España franquista desde la perspectiva de los personajes en Historia de una escalera de Antonio Buero Vallejo utilizando el teatro social”
  • Wendy Ureña (University of Buffalo) “Apropiación y deshumanización en los espacios”.

Panel 6. Imaginario de la ciudad colombiana / Imaginaries of the Colombian Cityscape (aula 5409)
Moderador: Víctor García Ramírez (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Juan Camilo Galeano Sánchez (University of Cincinnati) “De Casaloca a Casablanca, la historia del barrio Laureles en Fernando Vallejo”
  • Luis Henao (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Cartografías del afuera: centros y provincias en El ruido de las cosas al caer”

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Panel 7. Migración, educación y lenguas /Languages of Migration and Education (aula 5414)
Moderadora: Agnè Karosaitè (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Katherine Entigar (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Educación de inmigrantes en EEUU”.
  • Wiktor Ezlakowski (De Paul University) “El impacto del bilingüismo en el éxito escolar en estudiantes universitarios”.
  • Gabriel Alvarado (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Inmigración Sur-Sur y heteroglosia en la ciudad: el caso del creyol haitiano en Santiago, Chile”.

Panel 8. Cuerpos indóciles / Unruly bodies (aula 5409)
Moderadora: Natalia Castro Picón (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Ellen Poeschel (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee) “A Comparative Analysis of Si a los tres años no he vuelto and La voz dormida: The Ventas”
  • Carolyn Siegel (Brown University) “La Prostituta de López Bago: Un marco arquitectónico desafía el discurso socio-higiénico decimonónico”
  • Caitlin Quintenz (University of Wisconsin-Madison) “Between document and critical intervention: the photography of Joan Colom, the barraques of Somorrostro and Barcelona’s urban imaginary”

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Urayoán Noel (New York University)
“Buzz? Bus? Voz? Vos? LitOral PoetiSitis!” (Segal Theatre)
Presentador: Rojo Robles (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

8:30 – 9:00 PM Cena (aula 4116)

 

Friday, April 15, 2016

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Inscripción y desayuno (lounge 4116)

10:00 AM – 11.15 AM
Panel 9: Configurando identidades urbanas / Shaping Urban Identities (aula 5414)
Moderadora: Almudena Vidorreta (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Itzel A. Guevara Molina (CRIMIC, Université Paris-Sorbonne) “Fiesta, identidad y migración: la celebración de la Virgen de Guadalupe en Nueva York y París”
  • Adrián Fernández Almoguera (Centre André Chastel, Université Paris- Sorbonne) “Madrid, el espejo de muchos imperios. Poder y monumento en la configuración urbana de la ciudad-capital hispánica”
  • Natalia Núñez Bargueño (CRIMIC, Université Paris-Sorbonne) “La ciudad desencantada: El amante bilingüe de Juan Marsé y Los mares del Sur de Manuel Vázquez Montalbán como mapas emocionales, culturales y lingüísticos de la Barcelona postfranquista y preolímpica”
  • Mercedes Álvarez San Román (CRIMIC, Université Paris-Sorbonne) “Las ciudades virtuales como construcciones de ficción”
  • Rémi Salaün (EIREST, Université Paris-Sorbonne) “The process of metropolisation in Paris, geographical approaches”

11:15 AM -11:45 AM Café (lounge 4116)

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Panel 10: Prácticas editoriales en contexto urbano / Dissident Publishing in the City (aula 5414)
Moderadora: Elena Chaves Goycoechea (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Sara Cordón (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “La narrativa como un artist’s statement: El amor es una novela de más de 500 páginas de Washington Cucurto”
  • Mariana Romo Carmona (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Voces y creaciones nuyorquinas de los 80: traducción vs autonomía artística”
  • Publicación del postgrado: LL Journal.

Panel 11: Voces fantasmales / Haunting voices (aula 9702)
Moderadora: Lily Ryan (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Karuna Warrier (McGill University) “The re-telling and reconstruction of Havana in Guillermo Cabrera Infante’s Tres Tristes Tigres
  • Nan Zheng (The Graduate Center, CUNY), “Aún sienten los muertos, aún se oyen sus voces: el espacio urbano palimpsesto en Mapocho de Nona Fernández”
  • Ángela Martín Pérez (University of Connecticut-Storrs) “Enrique Gómez Carrillo: novela y autobiografía en Madrid”.

1:15 PM– 2:15 PM Almuerzo (lounge 4116)

2:30 PM- 3:45 PM
Panel 12: Habitando el cine / Inhabiting cinema (aula 5414)
Moderador: Gustavo Jiménez (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Ulises Gonzáles (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “La ciudad del padre: obsesión paternal en el cine de Del Toro”
  • Rojo Robles (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “Mi fantasma es guionista de westerns: narrativa y apropiación cinéfila en el libro Mi cuerpo es una celda de Andrés Caicedo montado por Alberto Fuguet”

Panel 13: Cruces glotopolíticos / Glotopolitical crossroads (aula 9702)
Moderadora: Inés Vañó García (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

  • Ernesto Cuba (The Graduate Center, CUNY) “El criterio de corrección en el trabajo lexicográfico de Martha Hildebrandt. Notas para una historia glotopolítica del Perú en el siglo XX”
  • Luis Bernardo Quesada Nieto (The Graduate Center, CUNY). “Vacilaciones y planificación discursiva en entrevista de la asamblea legislativa de la Ciudad de México”

5:00 PM– 6:30 PM
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bonnie Urciuoli (Hamilton College)
“On the Emergence of Voices: a Plea for Heteroglossia” (lounge 4116)
Presentador: Gabriel Alvarado (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

6:45 – 8:00 PM Cena y actuación musical de Wilfredo Burgos Matos (aula 4116)

We would like to thank the following people and organizations for their generous donations to our 21st Annual Student Conference:

Prof. Isolina Ballesteros
Prof. Laura Callahan
Prof. Raquel Chang-Rodríguez
Prof. Fernando Degiovanni
Prof. José del Valle
Prof. Malva Fíler
Prof. Licia Fiol-Matta
Raquel López García
Prof. Ofelia García
Prof. Nuria Morgado
Prof. Ricardo Otheguy
Prof. Magdalena Perkowska
Prof. Carlos Riobó
Lina Rodríguez
Prof. Lía Schwartz
Prof. Paul Julian Smith
Prof. Araceli Tinajero
Prof. Oswaldo Zavala

Doctoral Students’ Council
The Provost’s Office
CCNY Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
Colonial Latin American Review
Cinema Studies Group


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