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March 12, 2012

The 16th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum

Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions, Post-Revolutions
March 16 and 17, 2012

All are welcome to the faculty lecture:

"What Happens to Revolutionary Art After the Revolution?"
by Xiaobing Tang, Professor of Comparative Literature
and Helmut F. Stern Professor of Modern Chinese Studies.
Friday, March 16
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
434 South State Street
U of M Central Campus

All events are free and open to the public. A reception will follow the faculty lecture.

16th Annual CLIFF: Schedule

Friday, March 16, 2012

12:00-2:00, Faculty/Student Roundtable on Academic Perspectives on Revolution
with Professor Vassilis Lambropolous, Professor Wijdan Al-Sayigh, Basak Candar and Rostom Mesli. Moderator: Etienne Charriere

Lunch will be provided.

2:00-4:00, Panel on Activism and Revolution on Occupy Ann Arbor
with Alexandra Hoffman, Orian Zakai and John Rowland; Occupy Riverside, Los Angeles and Oakland with Anthony Cristofani; and thoughts on the Egyptian Revolution read on behalf of Atef Said. Moderator: Emily Goedde

4:00-5:00 Break

5:00-6:30, "What Happens to Revolutionary Art After the Revolution?"
Faculty Lecture with Xiaobing Tang
Professor of Comparative Literature
Helmut F. Stern Professor of Modern Chinese Studies

Reception will follow lecture.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

10:00-11:30, "Theories of Revolution"
with Katherine Brion, Lucas Nelson, Luke Heister and Adam Drury.
Moderator: Sara Hakeem Grewal

11:30-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-1:00, "History and Media Coverage of Revolution in the Middle East"
Mehraneh Ebrahimi, Nadeen Kharputly and Pouya Alimagham.
Moderator: Ramon Stern

1:00-2:00 Lunch (Lunch will be provided.)

2:00-3:15, "Soviet Aesthetics and Ideology"
Cate Reilly, Aleksandar Boskovic and Jonathan Sherry. Moderator: William Runyan

3:15-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:30, "Revolutionary Literature from Egypt and Iraq,"
closing questions and comments
Sherine El Taraboulsi, Kevin Jones, Shir Alon, Kyle Anderson and Ramon Stern
Moderator: Amr Tawfik Kamal

Posted by zzhu at March 12, 2012 11:27 AM