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  • Date(s): Thursday, 4/4 7:00 PM to Saturday, 4/6 7:00 PM
  • Campus Address: Institute for the Humanities (Stevenson Hall Basement)

The graduate students of the
School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics
University of Illinois at Chicago
are pleased to announce their third
interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Converging Narratives: Speak OUT! – Shut UP!

Keynote Address:
Friday April 5, 2019 4:30pm – 6pm

On Speaking Out and Shutting Up
Elisabeth Ladenson,
Professor of French and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Graduate Student Panels
Saturday April 6, 2019, 9am – 6pm

Panel 1: Voices Raised
Christine Vigeant, University of Oregon
Emma Larkins, Oregon State University

Panel 2: Voices Written
Andrzej Brylak, UIC Slavic and Baltic
Dibakar Pal, University of Calcutta, India
Brad Underwood, UIC Slavic and Baltic

Panel 3: Voices Denied
Rebecca Ebling, UIC French and Francophone
Syed Ahmed, St Johns University
Alexandra Vogel, UIC Germanic

Panel 4: Voices Given
Zachary Fitzpatrick, UIC Germanic
Maryann Piel, UIC Germanic
Emily Szirpo, McGill, Canada

All events will take place in the Institute for the Humanities at UIC (Stevenson Hall)
For questions, send email to convergingnarratives@gmail.com

The Converging Narratives Organizing Committee would like to thank
the following for their generous support –
without it the conference would not be possible:

Office of International Affairs Nuveen International Development Fund,
University of Illinois at Chicago
https://oia.uic.edu/john-nuveen-center-international-development-fund/

Institute for the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://huminst.uic.edu/

Department of Germanic Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://lcsl.uic.edu/germanic/

Minor in Moving Image Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://lcsl.uic.edu/moving-image-arts1/

Department of Gender and Women‘s Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://gws.uic.edu/

Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://engl.uic.edu/

Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://anth.uic.edu/

Graduate Student Council, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://gradstudentcouncil.uic.edu/

Department of French and Francophone Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://lcsl.uic.edu/french

Converging Narratives 2019 Organizing Committee:
Phill Cabeen, Germanic Studies; Adrian Chubb, Germanic Studies; Dalton Day, French and Francophone Studies; Lucas Riddle, Germanic Studies; Maria Speggiorin, Germanic Studies