UNC-KCL 19th Century Studies Partnership Colloquium

March 24-29, 2015


See below for the schedule of events, the critical texts for Thursday’s Discussion/Seminar, and a list of things to do in Carrboro/Chapel Hill.

Full Schedule of Events – Updated 3/24/15

 

Open Events

Wednesday, March 25
Conference Planning Kick-off
19C faculty and graduate students welcome
8-10 am, Frank Porter Graham Student Union, 3409

Critical Text Discussion (readings will be on website)
Faculty and graduate students welcome
12-1 pm, Frank Porter Graham Student Union, 2422
Discussion of several critical texts texts as they relate to our fall conference theme of “Boundaries.”

Writing Group Introductions
19C graduate students welcome
1:45-2:45 pm, Frank Porter Graham Student Union, 2422
Informal, brief presentations of works in progress.

Wilson Collections Visit
Faculty and graduate students welcome
3:00-4:30 pm, Grand Reading Room, Wilson Library
We will be viewing documents chosen by KCL and UNC faculty and graduate students.

Thursday, March 26
Open Educational Resource Planning Meeting
Graduate students welcome
11 am-12:30 pm, AMST Conference Room, Greenlaw Hall

Writing Group Planning Meeting
Graduate students welcome
3:30-5 pm, Frank Porter Graham Student Union, 2422

Americanist Speaker Series: Janet Floyd and Eliza Richards
Faculty, graduate students, prospective students welcome
7-9:30 pm, home of Priscilla Wald (2605 McDowell Rd, Durham)

Friday, March 27
Town Hall on 19C UNC-KCL Partnership
Faculty, graduate students, prospective students welcome
11 am-12 pm, Frank Porter Graham Student Union, 3206A

Reception
Faculty, graduate students, prospective students welcome
4:30-6 pm, Gerrard Hall

 

 

Critical Texts for Thursday Discussion/Seminar:

Silberman, Marc, Karen E. Till and Janet Ward. “Walls, Borders, Boundaries.” Introduction. Walls, Borders, Boundaries: Spatial and Cultural Practices in Europe. New York: Berghahn, 2012. 1-9.

Silberman, Till, and Ward – Walls, Borders, Boundaries

Felski, Rita. “Context Stinks!” New Literary History 42.4 (2011): 573-91.

Felski,Rita – Context Stinks

Latour, Bruno. “The Berlin Key or How to Do Words with Things.” Matter, Materiality, and Modern Culture. Ed. P. Graves-Brown. London: Routledge, 2000. 10-22.

Latour, Bruno – The Berlin Key

Douglas, Mary. “External Boundaries.” Purity and Danger; an Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo. New York: Praeger, 1966.

Douglas,Mary – Purity and Danger

Bourdieu, Pierre. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1984. (Chapter 8 and/or conclusion)

Pierre Bourdieu – A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste 1984

 

 

Transportation, Restaurants, and Attractions:

Visitor’s Guide to Carrboro and Chapel Hill