Friday, June 14, 1996
("*" marks the plenary events):
- 7:15-8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration, Brooks Center lobby
- 7:30-8:30 a.m. Meeting of Virginia Woolf Miscellany (Room 115)
- 8:30-10 a.m. Concurrent panels #1 (themes and locations as follows:)
- (1) Contested Ground: Feminist Interrogations of A Room of One's Own--A Graduate Student-Teacher Dialogue (Room 115) Mary DeShazer, Wake Forest University (chair)
- Mary DeShazer, "Class, Colonization, and A Room of One's Own"
- Valerie C. Leeper, Wake Forest University, "Whose Mother's Gardens: Virginia Woolf and Alice Walker in A Room of One's Own"
- June T. Piscitelli, Wake Forest University, "Politics Versus Aesthetics in A Room of One's Own"
- Lauren Rusk, Stanford University, "White Woman and Empire in A Room of One's Own"
- (2) Electronic Media and Texts (Recital Hall 117) Vara Neverow, Southern Connecticut State University (chair)
- Vara Neverow, Southern Connecticut State University, and Merry M. Pawlowski, California State University, Bakersfield, jointly present "Annotating the Sources of Three Guineas: An Archeology of Anger" (their hypertextual work in progress)
- Frank Menchaca, Senior Editor, Primary Source Media, "Virginia Woolf on CD-ROM: Research, Development, Design and Publication of a Full-Text Database, a Publisher's Perspective"
- (3) Prefiguring the Psychoanalytic Subject (Room 108) Kristina Busse, Tulane University (chair)
- Kristina Busse, Tulane University, "Reflecting the Subject: The 'Return of the Real' in Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts"
- Brandy Brown, Tulane Univesity, "Lily's Last Stroke: Painting en Procés in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse"
- Robert Brazeau, McMaster University, "Mrs Dalloway: Woolf's Subject in Process"
- (4) Impressions over Time: Virginia Woolf, Artist and Watchkeeper (Brooks Theater Dress Circle) Susan Rochette-Crawley, University of Northern Iowa (chair)
- Keith H. Bockoven, University of Northern Iowa, "Lily Briscoe's Artistic Journey"
- Susan Rochette-Crawley, University of Northern Iowa, "Virginia Woolf's 'Moments of Being' as Rubric for the Twentieth-Century Short Story"
- Barbara Lounsberry, University of Northern Iowa, "'Real Interest in Every Sort of Art': References to Music, Art, Drama, Dance, Film and Photography in Virginia Woolf's Diaries"
- (5) Mock Biography and Photography (Room 218) Samuel Wang, Clemson University (chair)
- Erika Flesher, University of California, Irvine, "Picturing the Truth in Fiction: Re-Visionary Biography and the Illustrative Portraits for Orlando"
- Cecile Kandl, LeHigh University, "Writing the body: Language and feminism in Virginia Woolf's Orlando"
- Natsha Alksiuk, Queens University, "Photographic Lying in Victorian Photographs of Famous Men and Fair Women, Flush and Orlando"
- 10-10:30 a.m. Coffee break
- 10:30-12:15.* International Symposium 3: British (BC Theater) Wayne Chapman, Clemson University (chair)
- Sybil Oldfield, University of Sussex, "Virginia Woolf and Antigone: Thinking Against the Current"
- Marion Shaw, Loughborough University, "From A Room of One's Own to A Literature of Their Own"
- Julia Briggs, Hertford College, Oxford University, "Editing Woolf for the Nineties"
- 12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch
- 1:15-2:45 p.m. Concurrent panels #2 (themes and locations as follows:)
- (1) Post-Impressionism I (Room 205) Bindu Malieckel, Texas Tech (chair)
- Gillian Huang-Tiller, University of Notre Dame, "Beyond Bloomsbury: Vision and Design of Woolf's 'Sister Arts' in To the Lighthouse"
- Anne H. Blackwill, Gordon College, "Reseeing the Self: Virginia Woolf’s Post-Impressionist Vision"
- Liesl Marie Olson, Stanford University, "Distance and Desire: The Artistic Form of Virginia Woolf and Paul Cezanne"
- Christine W. Sizemore, Spelman College, "Virginia Woolfand African Sculpture"
- (2) Visual Images and Verbal Subtexts (Recital Hall 117) Diane Gillespie, Washington State University (chair)
- Diane Gillespie, Washington State University, "Photography and Constructions of the 'I': Virginia Woolf and Bernard Shaw"
- Helen Wussow, University of Memphis, "Travesties of Excellence: Julia Margaret Cameron, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf, and the Photographic Image"
- Krystyna Colburn, Independent Scholar, "Flowers Between Them: Virginia and Vanessa"
- (3) Visualizing the Feminine: Fashion, Flowers and Other Fine Arts (Room 206) Kathryn N. Benzel, University of Nebraska, Kearney (chair)
- Alice Staveley, Christ Church College, Oxford University, "'Kew will do': Cultivating Fictions of Kew Gardens"
- Kathryn Laing, St. John's College, Oxford University, "Addressing Femininity in the Twenties: Virginia Woolf and Rebecca West on Money, Mirrors and Masquerade"
- Nicola Luckhurst, St. John's College, Oxford University, "Vogue is going to take up Mrs. Woolf, to boom her..."
- (4) Texts Continue Texts: Reading The Voyage Out through Morrison, Walker and Campion (Room 115) Chella Courington, Huntingdon College (chair)
- Lisa Williams, Jersey City State College & CUNY Grad Center, "Playing in the Dark and The Voyage Out: Reading Woolf with Morrison's Criticism"
- Tuzyline Allan, SUNY Stony Brook, "Victorian Manhood in Black and White: A Reading of The Voyage Out and Color Purple"
- Chella Courington, "Woolf through the Lens of Campion: The Piano and The Voyage Out"
- (5) Jacob's Room (Brooks Theater Dress Circle) Martin Jacobi, Clemson University (chair)
- Genevieve Brassard, University of Connecticut, "'Venerable are Letters': Letters as Symbols of Unknowability andDisconnectedness in Jacob's Room"
- Andrea Adolf, Independent Scholar, "'Then Florinda laid her hand upon his knee': Virginia Woolf's Shady Ladies"
- Celia J. Marshik, Northwestern University, "Who's in Jacob's Room?: Prostitution, War, and Woolf"
- Harte Weiner, Independent Scholar, "Real Rocks: Jacob Flanders as Object of Art"
- (6) Virginia Woolf and Mysticism (Room 218) Madeline Moore, University of California, Santa Cruz (chair)
- Mark Hussey, Pace University, "In What Sense Was Virginia Woolf a Mystic?"
- Val Gough, Liverpool University, "'With Some Irony in Her Interrogation': Woolf's Ironic Mysticism"
- Makiko Minow-Pinkney, Bolton Institute of Higher Education, "'How then does light return to the world after the eclipse of the sun? Miraculously. Frailly' (The Waves): A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Woolf's Mysticism"
- Shaista Rahman, Brooklyn College, CUNY, "Artists, Intellectuals, and Mystics in Virginia Woolf's Novels"
- (7) Psychoanalysis, Life and French Feminists (Room 108) Lucy Rollin, Clemson University (chair)
- Carol Niemezura, Case Western Reserve University, "Woolf's Midwifery: Killing the Angel; Freeing the Mother"
- Gail Arnoff, John Carroll University, "Another Kind of Voyage Out: Cam's Crises in To the Lighthouse"
- Christina Moriconi, San Jose State University, "Against the Confines of Verbal Language: Lily's Plurality in To the Lighthouse"
- Yvonne Lavender, Southwest Texas State University, "'What does patriotism mean to her?': The History of Women in Between the Acts"
- 2:45-3:15 p.m. Coffee break
- 3:15-5 p.m.* International Symposium 4: European (BC Theater) Judy Melton, Clemson University (chair)
- Catherine Sandbach-Dahlström, Stockholm University, "Virginia Woolf with and without State Feminism"
- Vera and Ansgar Nünning, University of Cologne, "From Thematics and Formalism to Aesthetics and History: Phases and Trends of Virginia Woolf Criticism in Germany, 1946-1996"
- Pierre-Eric Villeneuve, University of Montreal, "Virginia Woolf and the French Reader: An Overview"
- 5-8 p.m. Dinner break (local restaurants)
- 8-11 p.m. Ethel Smyth and Argento/Woolf recital and Freshwater (BC Theater) Alma Bennett, Clemson University (presiding)
- March of the Women and Mass in D (Smyth), Linda Smith (vocalist) and Alma Bennett (pianist)
- "From the Diary of Virginia Woolf: A Recital Performance" (Argento), Noelle Woods (vocalist) and Barbara Sahr (pianist)
- Intermission (c. 15 minutes)
- Lucio Ruotolo, Stanford University (informance)
- Staged Reading of Freshwater by the Clemson Players
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