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Earthly Impressions: Book, Text, and Archive In The Anthropocene
WhenSaturday, Mar 2, 2019, 9:15 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus roomSee schedule.
Event typesConferences
Event sponsorsThe Anthropocene Research Cluster, the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Studies Graduate Research Cluster,The Textual Studies Program, Modern Language Quarterly, Center for Global Studies, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities

9:15-11:15am Lifecycles
Matthew Kirschenbaum (Assoc. Prof., University of Maryland), "Bibliologistics: Kendallville, USA”
Eric Slauter (Assoc. Prof., University of Chicago)
Jennifer Wenzel (Assoc. Prof., Columbia University)
Moderator: Deanna Kreisel (Assoc. Prof., University of British Columbia)
Simpson Center, Communications Building 202

11:30am Lunch
Simpson Center, Communications Building 204

12:20pm Micro-Production (Limited to Conference Participants)
smudge studio, “Tea at the Tilt of the Earth”
Henry Art Gallery

1:30-3:30pm Collection
Amaranth Borsuk (Asst. Prof., University of Washington Bothell), “Wait, later this will be nothing: Destruction and Durability in Artists’ Books”
Joshua Calhoun (Assoc. Prof., University of Wisconsin-Madison), “‘Dead, then?’: Facing the Mortality of Texts”
Andrew Stauffer (Assoc. Prof., University of Virginia), “Gardens of Verse: Botanical Souvenirs and Lyric Reading”
Moderator: Jessica Rosenberg (Asst. Prof., University of Miami)
Simpson Center, Communications Building 202

3:45-5:45pm Temporalities
Shannon Cram (Asst. Prof., University of Washington Bothell), “Nuclear Life and the Politics of Impossibility”
Anne Lise François (Assoc. Prof., University of California Berkeley), “Making Haste Slowly or Dragging on Sappho’s Last Cigarette”
Sonya Posmentier (Assoc. Prof., New York University), “Of Generation and Survival”
Moderator: Erin James (Assoc. Prof., University of Idaho)
Simpson Center, Communications Building 202

6:00pm Keynote: Ecocodicology
Bruce Holsinger (Prof., University of Virginia)
Simpson Center, Communications Building 120

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