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— 2016: “Oceans 19” Program

Click on speakers’ names for biographies

All events take place in the Martin E. Segal Theater unless otherwise indicated

 

8:45AM – Welcome

 

Moderator: Maeve Adams, Manhattan College

 

9:00-10:30AM – Hydroinformation

 

Charne Lavery

University of Witwatersrand

“Conrad, Cables and the Deep Indian Ocean”

 

Hester Blum

Pennsylvania State University

“Arctic Dead Letters”

 

10:30-10:45AM – Break

 

10:45-12:15PM – Oceanic Ultimatums

 

Jason Rudy

University of Maryland

“Oceans Away: Radical Elsewheres”

 

Christopher Taylor

University of Chicago

“Let Them Sink into the Sea: The West Indies in the Free-Trade Empire”

 

LUNCH

12:15 – 2:15 P.M.

 

2:15-3:45PM – Maritime Alterity

 

Cannon Schmitt

University of Toronto

“Soft Water: A Metaphor and Its Vicissitudes”

 

Margaret Cohen

Stanford University

“The Queer Life under the Sea”

 

3:45-4:00PM – Break

 

4:00-5:45PM – Keynote

 

Amitav Ghosh (Skylight Room)

 

RECEPTION

6:00 P.M.

English Department Lounge

Room 4406

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