Fall 2016

Fall 2016 English Department Colloquium Schedule


All events are at 3:00 in KUY 410 unless otherwise specified




9/1                 Department meeting




9/13               Donna Haraway, Professor Emeritus at University of California at Santa Cruz, reading and book signing, Staying With the Trouble: Making Kin in the Cthulucene (co-sponsored with Revolution Books)


9/15               Lynn Itagaki, Associate Professor at Ohio State University, “Lives that Matter: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion, Civil Racism, and the Vengeance of a Divided Country”


9/22               Concentration Groups meetings


9/29               Job Placement Workshop


10/4               Marie Alohalani Brown, UHM Religion Department, “Facing the Spears of Change”


10/6               Britton Brooks, “Anglo-Saxon Soundscapes: Elemental and Animate Creation”


10/12             6:00 Chadwick Lecture: Fred Moten, Professor at University of California at Riverside, “Insovereignty & Cinema”


10/13             12:00 Chadwick seminar: Fred Moten

10/13             3:00 Words @ Manoa Reading: Fred Moten


10/14             11:30 Creative Writing Workshop: Fred Moten


10/20             Department Meeting


10/27             English 625 student presentations (1)


10/31             Fiorenzo Iuliano, Assistant Professor of American Literature, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, “Specters of the 1990s: Seattle as archive city”


11/3               English 625 student presentations (2)


11/10             Ida Yoshinaga, “Indigenous Screenwriting Labor, Media Convergence, and a Digital Theory of Cultural Storytelling Expropriation”


11/17             Craig Howes, “Comic Periodicals in their Youth: The Case of Punch


11/22             “Identifying and Working with Students in Distress,” with Joel Gaffney and Rebecca Cowan


11/24             Thanksgiving




12/9               12:00 Department Party