2010 World Picture Conference

Dates:29 - 30 Oct 2010

Locations:Oklahoma State University

29 - 30 Oct 2010

9.00 - 10.30 (Static)

French Lounge

Brian Price (Chair)

Eugenie Brinkema

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Forcing the Issue: Rape/Pornography/Representation”

Kristopher L. Cannon

Georgia State University

“From Picture to Image through Si(gh)tes Un-seen: An Oblique Optic to Illuminate Queer Fetal Photographs”

Elena Gorfinkel

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

“Expurgated Bodies: Naomi Uman’s Removed and the Work of Defacement

10.45 - 12.15 (Performance)

French Lounge

Alessandra Raengo (Chair)

Jennifer Johung

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

“Architectural Asymptote: Between Representation and Performance”

Scott Krzych

Oklahoma State University

“Chalk Talk: Glen Beck’s Hysterical Discourse”

Meghan Sutherland

Oklahoma State University

“Representation After Representation”

1.45 - 3.15 (Nonrepresentational)

French Lounge

Elena Gorfinkel (Chair)

Abe Geil

Duke University

“Everything Speaks”

Niels Niessen

University of Minnesota

“Cinematic Immanence: Carlos Reygadas’s Stellet Licht and Spinoza’s Third Kind of Knowledge”

Brian Price

Oklahoma State University

“Dramatic Thought”

3.30 - 5.00 (Materiality)

French Lounge

Bhaskar Sarkar (Chair)

Bishnupriya Ghosh

University of California, Santa Barbara

“Vital Remains: The Spectral Modern in Contemporary European Cinema”

Bhaskar Sarkar

University of California, Santa Barbara

“Plastic Archives:  Documenting the Cinema-City”   

Joshua Neves

University of California, Santa Barbara

“Representation as Pre-presentation: Modeling the Future in Olympic-era Beijing”

5.30 - 7.00 (Keynote)

French Lounge

Rey Chow

Duke University

“When Reflexivity Becomes Porn: Mutations of a Modernist Theoretical Practice”

Saturday 30 October, 2010

10.00 - 11.30 (Post-Human)

NRC 108

René Thoreau Bruckner (Chair)

Drew Ayers

Georgia State University

“After the Self: Kubrick as Vernacular Post- Humanist”

Brian Wall

Binghamton University

“Playing Dead: Mimesis and Mana in Adorno”

Agustin Zarzosa

SUNY Purchase

“Torchwood and the Posthuman Melodrama”

10.00 - 11.30 (History)

NRC 207

Meghan Sutherland (Chair)

Soumitra Ghosh

Oklahoma State University

“Mythos Interruptus: The Question of Restaging and National History in Rang De Basanti”

Steven Marsh

University of Illinois at Chicago

“True/False: Ethnography and Representation in Three 1960s Spanish Documentaries”

Pooja Rangan

Brown University

“Authenticating Precarious Life: Disaster Autoethnography and the Gamble of Immanent Critique”

11.45 - 1.15 (Re-Presentation)

NRC 108

Scott Krzych (Chair)

René Thoreau Bruckner

Oklahoma State University

“Re-presence: Spirals of Time”

Charles P. Linscott

Ohio University

“Photography as Écriture: Image and Sound in La Jetée and (nostalgia)”

Jeremy Powell

Brown University

“Representation’s Redemptions: Deleuze, Bersani, Cinema”

11.45 - 1.15 (Identity)

NRC 207

Chelsey Crawford (Chair)

Carol Mason

Oklahoma State University

“What’s this Cow Doing in My Queer Theory?”

Sam Perry

Georgia State University

“’Strange Fruit’ as Ekphrastic Poetry: Discursive and Visual Intersections”

Alessandra Raengo

Georgia State University

“Scenes of Exchange: Maggie’s Blackness and Other Insects”

2.45 - 4.45 (Hiatus)

NRC 108

Soumitra Ghosh (Chair)

Gregory Brown

Oklahoma State University

“The Movement Metaphor : Cinematic Movement and Its Figurative Potential”

Chelsey Crawford

Oklahoma State University

“Emptying the Viewer”

Sarah Osment

Brown University

“Ideologies of the Anaesthetic: Williams, Agee, Adorno”

Matt Tierney

Brown University

“A Dumb Blankness Full of Meaning”

2.45 - 4.45 (Forms)

NRC 207

Abe Geil (Chair)

Adam Cottrel

Oklahoma State University

“The Moment of Montage”

Kalling Heck

Oklahoma State University

“Consensus, Parataxis, Eisenstein”

Daniel Norford

Oklahoma State University

“Shot/Reverse-Shot as Nietzschean Event”

5.15 - 6.45 (Keynote)

NRC 106

Peter Hallward

Kingston University

“Representation, Participation, and Power; A Neo-Jacobin Persepective”