|Thursday, June 24th |
|8:00 -- 9:00am ||Registration and Continental Breakfast: Gore Building Foyer (west side) |
|9:00 -- 10:00am ||Opening Session: Welcome to the Conference and Introduction to Generative Anthropology Gore Building, room 228. |
- Dr. Adam Katz (Quinnipiac University)
|10:00 -- 10:15am ||Coffee break: Gore Building Foyer (west side) |
|10:15 -- 11:15pm ||Panel: Mashups and Moshpits: Modern and Postmodern Anthropology Gore Building, room 228. |
- Richard Hannon (Palomar College) "From Punk Moshpits to Male-dominated Virtual Communities: Amending the Originary Hypothesis through Oedipus to Account for Culture as a Patriarchal Construct"
- Stacey Meeker (UCLA) "Memes, Mashups, and Modernity"
|11:15 -- 12:15pm ||Panel: Authority and Reciprocity in Kafka Gore Building, room 228. |
- Gus Paras (Westminster College) "Derrida's Dagger: The Weapon of Non-Response in Kafka's "The Castle"
- Eleanor Scholz (Westminster College) "Justifying the Aesthetic Center in Kafka's 'Josephine the Singer'"
|12:15 -- 2:00pm ||Lunch (on your own) |
|2:00 -- 3:30pm ||Panel: Configurations of the Sacred in Modernity Gore Building, room 228. |
- A. Trevor Sutton (Concordia Theological Seminary) "Refining the Scapegoat: Isaac, Jesus of Nazareth, and Beyond"
- Michael Popich (Westminster College) "The Sacred, the Secular, and the Problem of the Holocaust"
|3:45 -- 5:30pm ||Generative Anthropology Business meeting. Gore Building, room 131. |
|5:30 -- 7:00pm ||Dinner (on your own) |
|7:00 -- 8:30pm ||Plenary Lecture - Gore Building, Gore Auditorium. |
- Dr. Vince Pecora (University of Utah) "Secularism, Secularization, and Why the Difference Matters"
|Friday, June 25th |
|7:30 -- 8:00am ||Continental Breakfast: Gore Building Foyer (west side) |
|8:00 -- 9:30am ||Panel: Renaissance Anthropology - Gore Building, room 228. |
- Jordan Loveridge (Westminster College) Language and Misrepresentation in "Hamlet"
- Peter Goldman (Westminster College) "Paradise Lost as Anthropology"
- Richard Van Oort (University of Victoria, Canada) "Shakespearean Anthropology"
|9:30 -- 9:45am || Coffee Break: Gore Building Foyer (west side) |
|9:45 -- 11:45am ||Panel: Transcendental Phenomenology, Anthropology, and Modern Popular Culture - Gore Building, room 228. |
- Alexander Izrailevsky (Salt Lake Community College) "Trauma as the Existential Modality of the Transcendental Subject: A Levinasian Reading of Kafka's 'The Judgment'"
- Michael Bell (Westminster College) "You've been lying in wait for me": The Distance of the Perceived Mediators in Kafka's "The Judgment"
- Amir Khan (University of Ottawa) "A Conversation between Friends: Fred Astaire and Michael Jackson"
- Edmond Wright (Cambridge University, UK) "The Use of 'Avatar' as Analogy"
|11:45 -- 1:30pm ||Lunch (on your own) |
|1:30pm ||Assemble at Westminster College behind Shaw Center for Bus to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Bus leaves promptly at 1:45pm |
|3:30 -- 5:00pm ||Panel: Romantic Anthropology - BYU Tanner 110 |
- Robert Hudson (BYU) "Between sainte and fée: Nerval's sacred/profane dialectic in Les Chimères"
- Sara Phenix (University of Pennsylvania) "Balzac and Girard"
- Ian Dennis (University of Ottawa, Canada) "The Powers and Purposes of Romantic Joy"
|5:00 -- 6:00pm ||Free time to explore the BYU campus. |
|6:00 -- 7:15pm ||Plenary Lecture - BYU JKB 2107 |
- Dr. Eric Gans (UCLA) "Haven't We Always Been Modern?"
|7:30 -- 9:30pm ||Banquet Dinner at Ruby River Restaurant in Provo |
|Saturday, June 26th |
|8:00 -- 8:30am ||Continental Breakfast: Gore Building Foyer (west side) |
|8:30 -- 10:00am ||19th Century Mimetic Configurations - Gore Building, room 228. |
- Marina Ludwigs (Stockholm University, Sweden) "'A Democracy of Touch:' Red Trousers and Masochism in D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover"
- Matthew Potolsky (University of Utah) "Aestheticism and the Politics of Imitation: Walter Bagehot and Oscar Wilde"
|10:00 -- 10:30am ||Coffee Break: Gore Building Foyer (west side) |
|10:30 -- 12:00pm ||Panel: Originary Theory - Gore Building, room 228. |
- Adam Katz (Quinnipiac University) "Originary Mistakenness, Defilement and Modernity"
- Andrew Bartlett (Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada) "Originary Personhood"
- Matthew Schneider (High Point University) "A Paean to Power: Mechanical and Interpretive"
|12:00 -- 2:00pm ||Lunch (on your own) |
|2:00 -- 3:30pm ||Panel: Anthropology of the Sacred in 19th-century France - Gore Building, room 228. |
- Scott Sprenger "Balzac and Anthropology of Revolutionary Violence" (BYU).
- Jean-Michel Heimonet "Tocqueville, Democracy, and the Sacred" (Catholic University of America)
- Douglas Collins "The Accounts Book of the Gods: Commerce and Religion in Benjamin Constant" (University of Washington)
- Discussant: Ralph Hancock (BYU)
|3:30 -- 6:00pm ||Break to explore Salt Lake City. Tours of the downtown Temple Square will be available with bus transportation available. |
|6:00 -- 7:00pm ||Roundtable Discussion: Secularization and Modernity - Gore Building, room 228. |
- Dr. Eric Gans (UCLA)
- Dr. Vincent Pecora (University of Utah)
- Moderator: Trevor Cribben Merrill
|7:00 -- 9:00pm ||Banquet Dinner at Tanner Atrium, Jewett Center, Westminster College |