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Post-Anthropocentrism at Stanford: A State of the Question

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 8:30am - 7:00pm

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Stanford Humanities Center Boardroom, Old Union Clubhouse Ballroom, Oregon Courtyard (Pigott Hall)

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Conference

Post-Anthropocentrism at Stanford: A State of the Question

Breakfast & Introductory Remarks | 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Stanford Humanities Center Boardroom
 
Panel 1 | 9:00 AM – 10:50 AM | Stanford Humanities Center Boardroom
Chair: Zephyr Frank, Professor of History, Stanford
“The Anthropocene and the Posthuman in Don DeLillo’s Novels”
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Professor of Comparative Literature, Aarhus University
“Bone, Meat, and Brain-Stuff: American Naturalism and the Possibility of Post-Anthropocentric Character”
Victoria Googasian, PhD Candidate in the Department of English, Stanford
“Language of Animality, Non-Heroic Resistance, and Urban Indigenismo in Montacerdos
Patricia Valderrama, PhD Candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, Stanford
 
Panel 2 | 11:10 AM – 1:00 PM | Stanford Humanities Center Boardroom
Chair: Ewa Domanska, Professor of Theory and History of Historiography, Adam Mickiewicz University at Poznan, and Anthropology, Stanford
“Oil, Sugar, Color, Rhythm”
Rachel Price, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, Princeton University
“Post-Anthropogenic Making: Exohabitating Atmospheres, Reefs, and Neighborhoods”
David Stentiford, PhD Candidate in the Program in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford
“‘Truth as Cadaver’: Material History in Bolaño’s Nocturno de Chile”
Monica VanBladel, PhD Candidate in Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford
 
Lunch | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Stanford Humanities Center Boardroom
 
Keynote Address: “Staying with the Trouble: Making Oddkin in the Chthulucene” | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Old Union Clubhouse Ballroom
Donna Haraway, Distinguished Professor Emerita of the History of Consciousness Department and Feminist Studies Department, UC Santa Cruz
 
Roundtable Discussion & Closing Remarks | 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM | Old Union Clubhouse Ballroom
All participants, with distinguished guest Rodolfo Dirzo, Bing Professor in Environmental Sciences, Stanford, and materia faculty coordinators Héctor Hoyos, Ximena Briceño, and Marília Librandi-Rocha, Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford
 
Dinner | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Oregon Courtyard, Pigott Hall (Bldg 260)
 
 
Generously co-sponsored by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the Environmental Humanities Project, the Sense and Sound DLCL Research Unit Workshop, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Program in Modern Thought and Literature, and the Program in Science, Technology, and Society.