Thursday, July 12, 2007 Native American Studies - Approaches to by osi33942

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									Program                                                            18:00                                                               Drowning in Fire at Ease? Negotiations of Creek Queerness in the
                                                                   Clemens Spahr (University of Mainz)                                 Narrative World of Craig Womack
                                                                   “We’d dream together until the sun came up”: Sherman Alexie’s       17:00
Wednesday, July 11, 2007                                           The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven as Literary          Peter Sigal (Duke University)
Arrival                                                            Intervention                                                        Erotic Performances: Ritual, Sweeping, and the Nahua History of
                                                                                                                                       Sexuality
19:00
Oliver Scheiding / Kristina Bross: Reception and Conference                                                                            17:45
Warm-up                                                            Friday, July 13, 2007                                               Luis Fernando Restrepo (University of Arkansas)
                                                                   Native American Studies – Literary and Performative                 Memory and Justice: Muisca Communities in Present Day
                                                                   Perspectives                                                        Colombia
Thursday, July 12, 2007
                                                                   09:00                                                               18:15
Native American Studies – Approaches to Criticism,
                                                                   Keynote Address – Gordon Brotherston (Stanford University)          Peter Nabokov (UCLA)
Theory, and Method                                                                                                                     Day Break, Ed Hunt or Big Snake?: The Multiple Personalities of a
                                                                   Dream and Number in Humboldt’s America
                                                                                                                                       Culture Broker from Acoma Pueblo
09:00 Keynote Address – Arnold Krupat (Sarah Lawrence College)
Culturalism and its Discontents: Native American Fiction and the   10:15
Current Critical Moment                                            Stephanie Fitzgerald (Kansas University)
                                                                   “Chimookoman’s Tracks”: Reading Land and Law in the Fiction of      Saturday, July 14, 2007
10:15                                                              Louise Erdrich                                                      Native American Studies – Literary and Cultural
Roger CA Maaka (University of Sakatchewan)                                                                                             Translations
Native Studies: Opportunities and Challenges                       11:00
                                                                   Dieter Dörr / Mark D. Cole                                          09:00
11:00                                                              (University of Mainz / University of Luxembourg)                    Regina Harrison (University of Maryland)
Robert Warrior (University of Oklahoma)                            Indian Nations between Self-Determination and Termination           Comparative Economics: Translating European Value Systems in
Contemporary Indigenous Approaches to Criticism,                                                                                       Quechua
Theory, and Method                                                 11:45
                                                                   Bärbel Höttges (University of Mainz)                                09:45
11:45                                                              “God’s been going deaf”: The Interdependency of Religion and        Gordon Sayre (University of Oregon)
Alfred Young Man (University of Lethbridge)                        Survival in Louise Erdrich’s North Dakota Series                    John Tanner, Méti: On the Impossibilities of Cultural Translation
A Critique of Anthropology from the Native Perspective
                                                                   12:30                                                               10:30
Lunch                                                              Jeanne Perreault (University of Calgary)                            Michael Sievernich (University of Mainz)
                                                                   “Stealing Souls”: Contemporary Aboriginal Representations of Evil   Californian Hottentots
14:30                                                                                                                                  Indigenous Otherness in the Epoch of Enlightenment
Kristina Bross / Hilary E. Wyss                                    Lunch                                                               Johann Jakob Baegert’s report on Lower California 1773
(Purdue University / Auburn University)
Native Community Literacies in Colonial New England: Notes         14:15                                                               11:15
towards a Critical Archival Practice                               Wolfgang Hochbruck (University of Freiburg)                         Nicole Waller (University of Mainz)
                                                                   Theatrical Survivance in Native American and Canadian First         One Third of the Trinity? Contemporary Caribbean
15:15                                                              Nations Drama                                                       Representations of ‘Amerindians’
John Sullivan (Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas)
Nahua Scholarship and Language Revitalization                      14:45                                                               12:00
                                                                   Birgit Däwes (University of Würzburg)                               Kerstin Vogel (University of Mainz)
Coffee Break                                                       “WE ARE the Canon”: Transnationalism and Representational           “That we, as a tribe, will rule ourselves”: The Mashpees’ Indian
                                                                   Resistance in Contemporary Native American Theater                  Declaration of Independence (1833)
16:30
Catherine Julien (Western Michigan University)                     15:15                                                               13:15-14:15
What to Read and What Not to Read on the Subject of Inca           Vera Städing (Freie Universität Berlin)                             Round Table Discussion
Religion                                                           Performing Empowerment. The Emancipatory Usage of the               Chair: Ralph Bauer (New York University)
                                                                   Literary Genre of Drama in Hanay Geiogamah’s Foghorn and
                                                                   Drew Hayden Taylor’s alterNatives
17:15
Tracy Neal Leavelle (Creighton University)                         Coffee Break
“That Damp Smell of the Earth”: Indigenous Narratives of Home
and Place in the American Southwest                                16:15
                                                                                                                                                           Illustration: Navajo Medicine Man Sandpainting
                                                                   Christina Judith Hein (University of Erlangen)
                Contact:                    Funding has been provided by

    Professor Dr. Oliver Scheiding
          American Studies
 Department of English and Linguistics
        Jakob-Welder-Weg 18                                                 Native American Studies
            55128 Mainz
                                                                                    Across
      Tel.: +49-6131-39 22357 or                                                Time and Space
          +49-6131-39 23230
    E-mail: scheiding@uni-mainz.de

Fulbright Professor Kristina Bross, Ph.D.
            Purdue University                                               An International Symposium
       E-mail: bross@purdue.edu                                             on the Indigenous Americas

             Co-Organizers:

        Professor Ralph Bauer                                              Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
         New York University                                                          Mainz
   Professor Luis Fernando Restrepo
         University of Arkansas                                                     Alte Mensa

                                                                                  July 12-14, 2007
             Registration:
            Anette Vollrath
 E-mail: anette.vollrath@uni-mainz.de




                further information:
         http://www.ianas.uni-mainz.de

								
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