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Friday, April 8, 2016 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
A. D. White House, Guerlac Room
29 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome
Timothy Murray, Taylor Family Director, Society for the Humanities
9:10 – 10:30 Panel I: Afterlives
Vincent Ialenti, Mellon Graduate Fellow; Anthropology, Cornell University: Deep Time & the Afterlives of Expertise Among Finland's Nuclear Waste Safety Experts
Ricardo Wilson, Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow; Africana Studies, Cornell University: Octavio Paz and the Unreading of Sigüenza y Góngora
Annetta Alexandridis, Faculty Fellow; Classical Art and Archaeology, Cornell University: From Fine Arts to Yujin: Replicating, Distributing, Recycling, and Erasing Plaster Casts of Graeco-Roman Sculpture
10:45 – 12:05 Panel II: Broken Chronologies
Aaron Rosenberg, Mellon Graduate Fellow; English, Cornell University: The Novel Time of the Anthropocene
Arnika Fuhrmann, Faculty Fellow; Asian Studies, Cornell University: In the Mood for Texture: Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Shanghai Colonial Ruins and the Transmedia Revival of Chinese Colonial Modernity
Viranjini Munasinghe, Faculty Fellow; Anthropology and Asian American Studies, Cornell University: An Absence of Tombs: Moral Economy of Nations and Caribbean Exception
1:00 – 2:30 Panel III: The Jetty
Film screening: Chris Marker, La jetée (1962); ca. 30 min.
2:50 – 4:10 Time Fellows, on the Future of the Humanities
Moderator: Rebecca Wanzo, Society Fellow; Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, Washington University
Daniel Smyth, Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow; Philosophy, Cornell University: Time for Humanistic Study
4:30 Plenary Lecture (Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall)
Cathy Davidson, Director, Futures Initiative, Graduate Center, City University of New York; Co-Founder, HASTAC: Time and the Modern University