Program

Program for Kaleidoscope 2016
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Unless otherwise noted, all events will be located in Pyle Center, Room 313
702 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Thursday, March 10, 2016

8:30am-8:45am — Welcome Reception

8:45am-9:00am — Official Welcome
Luís Madureira, Chair of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alberto Vargas, Associate Director of Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

9:00am-10:45am — “Voicing the Silenced: from the Feminine Body to the Construction of Democratic Memory”
Moderator: Mariana Oliveira (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Israel Pechstein (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Bodily Threat and Femininity in Clarice Lispector's The Stations of the Body (1974)”
Leticia de la Paz (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee), “La representación de la mujer en la literatura hispanoamericana: El caso de Mariana en Las batallas en el desierto”
Michael Pantaleão (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “O Canto da denúncia em ‘Menifesto Servicial de um serviçal’ de Conceiçao Lima”

10:45am-11:00am — Break

11:00am-12:45pm — “Fiction and the ‘Real World:’ Exploring Modern Spatial, Temporal and Narrative Constructions of Reality”
Moderator: Deneille Erikson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Caitlin Quintenz (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Between document and critical intervention: the photography of Joan Colom, the barraques of Somorrostro and Barcelona’s Urban Imaginary”
Emma Robinson (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Futures Past: Time travel and Spanish Modernity in El anacronópete and El Ministerio del Tiempo”
Alec Schumacher (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Approaching the Supreme through Fiction: Wallace Stevens and Jorge Luis Borges”

12:45pm-2:45pm — Lunch

2:45pm-4:30pm — “Enclosed Bodies and Artistic Practices of Liberation”
Moderator: Caitlin Beduhn (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Ruth Llana Fernández, (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Geografías de la violencia: Lenguaje y su materialidad en Gutural de Estela dos Santos”
Alberto Ortiz (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of History), “In Pursuit of ‘Awakening’: The Humanities in Puerto Rico’s Oso Blanco, 1940s and 1950s”
Elena Chávez (City University of New York), “Cuerpo y libro en el Perú del siglo XIX: el caso de las veladas literarias de Juana Manuela Gorriti”

4:30pm-5:00pm — Break

5:00-6:30pm — Keynote
“El crédito o la sangre: figuras de la deuda y de la temporalidad de excepción en la Europa periférica”
Professor Germán Labrador Méndez (Princeton University)

7:00-9:00pm — 6321 Humanities Theater Workshop: “Exploring What You Are Not Supposed To”
Luis Ordaz Gutiérrez (Proyecto Teatro-Austin)

Friday, March 11, 2016

8:30am-9:00am — Welcome Reception

9:00am-10:45am — “Defining Expressions of Violence in Contemporary Latin America”
Moderator: Joe Patteson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Diego Zorita (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Representación, violencia y estética: Una investigación sobre la modernidad a la luz de la Brevísima relación de la destruición de las Indias, La parte de los crímenes y Los suizos muertos”
Andrea Carrillo (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Las distintas formas de la violencia en El ruido de las cosas al caer (2011) y La virgen de los sicarios (1994): un estudio en contrastes”

10:45am-11:00am — Break

11:00am-12:45pm — “In Contact with the Language of Empire from Early to Late Modernity”
Moderator: Natalie Belisle (Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison)
Saylín Álvarez (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Salvar el alma, disfrazar la piel: negociando identidades en contacto en la España morisca y la Cuba mulata”
Monica Styles (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Creole identity, narrative voice and representation in Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora's Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez”
Isaac García Guerrero (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, La Alpujarra y la reconquista de la nueva España”

12:45pm-2:15pm — Lunch

12:45pm-2:15pm — Multicultural Student Center, Red Gym (2nd floor) “Diversity of Thought: Redefining Intellectualism Within and Without Academia”
Hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Diversity and Inclusion Committee

2:15-4:00pm — “The Impact of Teaching Techniques at Home and Abroad: English and Spanish in Contact”
Moderator: Brianna Butera (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Dion Grosse (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “A shared grapheme with conflicting phonetic realizations: <r> in Spanish/English”
Emily Kuder (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Prosodic variation according to style and context”
Kimberly Morris (University of California at Davis), “Making Contact through Tasks: The Affordances of a Task-Based Approach to Teaching L2 Pragmatics to Study Abroad Students”

4:00 – Pyle Center Room 325 “What Reading Is, Was, and May Be”
Juan Poblete (University of California, Santa Cruz)
In collaboration with “Forms of Informality: Textual Analysis & Popular Culture in the Global South”
Reception to follow

5:30pm-6:00pm — Break

6:00pm-7:30pm — Keynote Address
“Differences and Similarities of Three Heritage Languages in the US: Spanish, Hindi and Romanian”
Silvina Montrul, (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

8:00pm — Open Mic Night
Smitty’s Pub, Fluno Center; 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI
Appetizers, drinks for purchase, opportunity to perform creative pieces and play music.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

8:30am-9:00am — Welcome Reception

9:00am-10:45am — “La Intertextualidad en el Siglo de Oro Español entre Culturas, Autores y Religiones”
Moderator: Cassidy Reis (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
John Giblin (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Digresiones epistolares en La desdicha por la honra de Lope de Vega”
Mark Radomski (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Los retratos de los espacios en el mundo musulmán a través de la escritura española durante el Siglo de Oro”
Andrew Schmiege (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Ibn Qasim al-Hajari and the Arabic Language as Defense Against the Infidels”

10:45am-11:00am — Break

11:00am-12:30pm — Invited Guest Lecture
“Fracturing the boundaries of theatre for youth by redefining the limits of performance, societal norms, and cultural aesthetics”
Luis Ordaz Gutiérrez (Proyecto Teatro-Austin)

12:30pm-2:15pm — Lunch hour

2:15pm-4:00pm — “Explorando la Otredad Femenina: Renegadas, Francesas e Inglesas”
Moderator: Nora Díaz Chávez (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Jenny Jeong (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Figuras del anti-mártir: las renegadas en las novelas españolas de la Edad Moderna”
Felipe Moraga (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Galofobia y problemas de identidad de Garci Fernández y Sancha en la leyenda de La condesa traidora de la Primera Crónica General”
Kelsey Ihinger (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “History Re-presented: Mary Stuart’s Life and Death Retold and Reimagined from the Peninsula”

4:00pm-4:30pm — Break

4:30pm-6:00pm — Keynote Address
“Cervantes and the Politics of Critical Animal Studies”
Adrienne Martín, University of California, Davis

6:00pm-6:30pm — Break

6:30pm — Bascom Hall 272 Performance of Valentín Aldrés Álvarez’s Tararí

Performed by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese’s Teatro Décimo Piso

8:00pm — Closing Dinner Reception
Madison’s 119 King Street, Madison, WI
Buffet-style dinner provided as well as drinks available for purchase

The events of the Kaleidoscope Conference would not be possible without the support of our sponsors: Kemper Knapp Bequest; Latin American, Iberian and Caribbean Studies Nave Fund; Brittingham Fund; Associated Students of Madison