Spring 2019

Spring 2019 English Department Colloquium Schedule (abbreviated)

[As always, please be on the lookout for adjustments/additions.]


All events are at 3:00 PM on Thursday in KUY 410 unless otherwise specified; unusual dates/times are bolded and/or marked with asterisks.



3/5              Kristiana Kahakauwila, “Writing from Two Shores: Composing a Novel of Diaspora and Return” (job talk)


3/7              Lydia Brugué Botia, Universitat de Vic

“The Snow Queer: Female Characterization in Walt Disney’s Frozen


3/14            Katherine R. Larson, University of Toronto

“Breath of Sirens: Animating Song and Women’s Song Performance in Early Modern England”


3/21            Spring Break


3/28            Chadwick Lecture: Robert Warrior, University of Kansas

“Intellectual Health in the AIDS Journals of David Warrior”


4/4              English Represents!: An Undergraduate Showcase

Presentation of Work in Undergraduate English Classes from 100+ to 400+, followed by opportunity to socialize


4/11            Department Meeting


4/18            Stacey Waite, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Queering Classroom Norms”


4/25            John Gagnon

“Rhetorical Operations: A Story About the Surveillance State, Hyperconnectivity, and Disinformation in the Post-Truth Era”


5/2              Department Meeting


*F 5/3         12:00 Department Party