The Erotics of Humanism
Cultural Studies Common Seminar – Graduate Student Conference
Tuesday, April 20 CL 501
Benjamin McBrayer (Music) – "The Erotics of Opera Scholarship: Drastic Musicology, Clandestine Mysticism, and the Incarnation of Philosophical Charm"
Carolina Gainza (Hispanic Language and Literature) -- "Desiring and Technological Machines: Subjectivities and Interconnections in the Era of Informational Capitalism"
Donald E. Simpson (Art and Architecture) – “Love Means Never Having to Say Anything: Eros, Aristophanic Reunification, and the Power of Speech”
Aaron Tacinelli (Art and Architecture) – "Architecture of Love: Alberto Pérez-Gómez and the Erotic in Contemporary Architecture"
J. Ulises Arredondo (Hispanic Language and Literature) – “Contrapunteo cubano del tabaco y el azúcar: The Seductive Rhetoric toward an Imaginary of Modernity”
Felipe Pruneda Senties (English) – “The Poetics of Erotic Confession in Arthur Schnitzler's Traumnovelle."
12:30 PM – Lunch Break
Roberto Ponce-Cordero (Hispanic Language and Literature) – "Organizing Desire: The Invention of Romantic Love in the Letters of Heloise and Abelard"
Scott Bishop (Italian) – "The Erotic Attachment as Allegory of the Self: Petrarch and the Allure of Fame"
Ryan Durkopp (Music) – “The Erotics of Led Zeppelin: East Meets West”
Eléonore Bertrand (French) – “La Parole Érotique and the Erotic Parole in La Princesse de Clèves”
Racheal Forlow (English) – "Blood Code and Modernist Aesthetics in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!"
Liam O’Loughlin (English) – "Midnight's Children and the Erotic: Castration and Creation"
Katie Moriarity (French) – “The Stroke of Midnight: the Erotics of Touch and the Nation in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children”
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