CONF Mar 29, 2001

Just Feelings: U Wisconsin-Milwaukee (27.-28.April 01)

H-ArtHist (Mahnke)


a symposium at the

Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

APRIL 27 - 28, 2001

Symposium Organizer: Kristie Hamilton

The symposium, which takes place in the context of a year of research
sponsored by the Center for 21st Century Studies at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee on the broad subject of "Structures of Feeling:
Emotions, Passions, Moods," will explore the interrelationships of
justice and/or citizenship and the emotions in local, national, and
transnational arenas, past or present, and in the context of
contemporary debates in literary and cultural studies, critical legal
studies, critical race theory, and new histories and analyses of the

Symposium begins at 1:00 p.m. in Curtin Hall 175, 3243 N. Downer
Milwaukee. (link to
symposium poster and registration form)

* Susan Bandes, DePaul University College of Law, "What's Love Got to
With It
" Jane Caputi, Florida Atlantic University, "'Take Back What Does Not
Belong to Me': The Transmission of Affect and Sexual Violence"
Ann Cvetkovich, University of Texas-Austin, "An Archive of Feelings:
Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures"
Jane Gallop, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Living With His
Camera: Emotional Detachment, Sontag, and Domestic Argument"
John P. Jackson, University of Colorado, "The Political Uses of Race
Hatred: The 'New' Scientific Racism in the Postwar United States"
Gregory Jay, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Other People's
Holocausts: Justice, Empathy, and Accountability in the Work of Anna
Deavere Smith"
Leerom Medovoi, Portland State University, "Downsizing as a
of Feeling: The Emergent Politics of Disenfranchisement"
José Esteban Muñoz, New York University, "Freakery and Feeling: The
Case of Latindad"
Patrice Petro, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "World Weariness
Weimar Women: Theorizing Aesthetic and Cultural Moods"
* William Reddy, Duke University, "Emotional Rights: Superfluous or

Kevin Rozario, Smith College, "Feeling Good: Delicious Horror and
Origins of American Humanitarianism"
Kristin Ruggiero, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Passional
Lisa Saltzman, Bryn Mawr College, "On the Ethics and Aesthetics of
Contemporary Holocaust Art"
Jennifer Travis, St. John's University, "Emotional Rescue

Masculinity and Emotion in the U.S."


The Park East Hotel (916 East State Street, Milwaukee; tel: 414-276-
or 800-328-7275) is located downtown near Lake Michigan and the
Milwaukee Art Museum, some 10-15 minutes from the University by car or
bus. Single room rate is $62, including continental breakfast and
parking. Shuttle service will be available. Please make hotel
reservations directly by April 2 (when making reservations, please
indicate you are attending the symposium on Just Emotions to secure
special University rates).

Center for 21st Century Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201 USA

Phone: (414) 229-4141
Fax: (414) 229-5964
Email: (link to
symposium poster and registration form)

Center for 21st Century Studies

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