University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Mellon Fellows Symposium (with Camilla Fojas, Mary Kuhn, Jack Chen, Hanadi Al-Samman)

February 10, 2017

IHGC Presents 

Mellon Fellows Symposium

Friday February 10, 2017


142 Wilson Hall


9:30 am - 10:15 am

Hanadi Al-Samman, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures 

"Queering the Arab Closet"


10:15 am - 11:00 am

Jack Chen, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
"Towards a Literary History of Information in Traditional China"


11:00 am - 11:45 am

Camilla Fojas, Associate Professor, Department of Media Studies
"Techno-Domestics, Telecommunications, and Surveillance across the American Pacific"


11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Mary Kuhn, Assistant Professor, Department of English
"'The vulgar short leaved pine': Forest Industries and the U.S. Literary Landscape in the Late-19th Century”

Homer Statue
Wilson 142
9:30 am