Program

**All panel presentations will be held in Dauer 215.  The keynote and reception will be in the Ustler Hall Atrium (2nd floor). 

Thursday, November 6th

10:00 - 11:30 "Processing Violence: Hegemonic Regimes and Fallen Figures" 

Moderator: Kristen Smith

"The Church's Great Chess Game: Christianity and Imperialism in Bram Stoker's Dracula" --- Francesca Marinaro (Department of English, University of Florida)

"Bodies of Evidence: Sarah Maria Cornell, Paid Labor, and the 'Fallen Women' of Early Republic Fiction" --- Melissa Mellon (Department of English, University of Florida)

"Consuming Desire: Capitalism, Violence, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho" --- Lacy Hodges (Department of English, University of Florida)

Lunch 11:30 - 1:15

1:15-2:45 "Packaging the Adolescent: History, Character, and Voice in Coming-of-Age Texts"

Moderator: Laurel Czaikowski

"The Past as Product: The Elusive Genre of Young Adult Historical Fantasy Literature" -- Cari Keebaugh (Department of English, University of Florida)

"'Double Binds Around Their Feet': The Voice and Survival in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior" --- Amelia Lewis (Department of English, University of West Georgia)

"Character as Commodity: Anne's Afterlife" --- Poushali Bhadury (Department of English, University of Florida)

3:00-4:30 "Inscribing Femininity: Commodification and the Female Body"

Moderator: Wylie Lenz

"That's a Capital Girl:" Hard Times and Female Commodification During the Victorian Era" --- Jeffrey Holland (Department of English, East Tennessee State University)

"Still Life: Lily Bart as Aesthetic Commodity" --- Abra Gibson (Department of English, University of Florida)

"Unredeemed Femininity: Misrepresented Lily Bart in the Filmic Rendition of The House of Mirth" --- Min-Jung Lee (Department of English, Florida State University)

Friday, November 7th

10:00-11:45 "Theorizing Film: Alternate Identities, Commodity, and Critique"

Moderator: Tamar Ditzian

"At the Edge of Yesterday: Reconstituting Memory through Nostalgia in Vertigo" --- Patricia Auxier (Department of English, University of Florida)

"Audience Subjectivity in Paradise Now" --- Sara Olsen (Department of English, University of North Florida)

"Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism, and Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette" --- Timothy Robinson (Department of English, University of Florida)

"The Robocop Experiment: Images of Advertisement and Appropriating the Mainstream" --- Chad Sims (University of Florida)

Lunch 11:45 - 1:15

1:15-2:45 "(Re)Productions: Fan Fiction and Popular Media"

Moderator: Sean Morey

"Spoiling Heroes, Enhancing Our Viewing Pleasure: NBC's Heroes as a Case Study of How Digital 'Prosumption' is Re-Shaping the Televisual Landscape" --- Marina Hassapopoulou (Department of English, University of Florida)

"Popular Culture and Pedagogy: The (Re)Production and Exchange of Knowledge in Fan Fiction Communities" --- Kayley Thomas (Department of English, University of Florida)

"'Desperate, Grasping, Avaricious Appeals to the Unreceptive': Branding Rhetoric and the Webcomics Community" --- Katherine Shaeffer (Department of English, University of Florida)

3:00-4:30 "Creating Collective Communities: Reconstructing Cultural Identities"

Moderator: Gary Hink

"Internal to External: Mediation and Community in the Work of Joseph Hall and Francis Quarles" --- Randi Marie Smith (Department of English, University of Florida)

"Where Do I Belong? The Subjection of America's Culture and Asian Stereotype: Commodifying and Reconfiguring the Korean Adoptee Body" --- Rachel Jones (University of Alabama)


Keynote Address 7:30pm - 8:30pm

"Mixed Feelings: The New York School, the Cliché, and the Commodity"
Dr. Susan Rosenbaum (Department of English, University of Georgia)
Ustler Hall Atrium (2nd floor)

Reception 8:30pm - 9:30pm (Ustler Hall Atrium)