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PROGRAM OUTLINE

WEDNESDAY, 5TH JUNE
Check-in tables for the dorm rooms will be staffed from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. 

THURSDAY, 6TH JUNE
8:30 Registration opens and coffee/tea/breakfast Theater Lobby (Registration will remain open
through Saturday morning).  
9:00-9:45   Opening welcome session—Theater, with Dr. Drew Shannon (Conference Organizer), Dr. Christa Currie (Associate Provost of Academic Affairs), Dr. Michael Sontag (Dean of Arts & Humanities), and Dr. Elizabeth “Buffy” Bookser Barkley (Chair of Liberal Arts).
9:45-10:00 Coffee/tea break.
10:00-11:30 Panels A.
11:30-1:00 Lunch.
1:00-2:30 Panels B.
2:30-3:00 Coffee/tea break.
3:00-4:30 Panels C.
4:30-5:00 Coffee/tea break.
5:00-6:30 Plenary session: Dr. Elizabeth Abel, “The Smashed Mosaic:  Virginia Woolf and African American Modernism.”
7:00 Bus leaves for Mercantile Library.
7:30 to 10:00 “Hours in a Library”: Wine and cheese reception at the Mercantile Library, downtown Cincinnati. 

FRIDAY, 7TH JUNE
7:00-7:45 Yoga with Lisa Coleman, Theater stage.
8:00-9:00 Coffee/tea/breakfast Theater Lobby.
9:00-10:30  Panels D.
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break.
11:00-12:30 Plenary session: Dr. Anne Fernald and Dr. Tonya Krouse, on Woolf in the Era of
#MeToo.
12:30-2:00 Lunch.  Business meeting of the IVWS in Recital Hall.  All are welcome. 
2:00-3:30 Panels E.
3:30-4:00 Coffee/tea break.
4:00-5:30 Panels F.
5:30-7:00 Break for dinner.
7:00-8:00 Plenary session:  Ellen McLaughlin, “Woolf and Empathy: Her Sly Revolutionary Art.”
8:00-8:30 Coffee/tea break.
8:30-10:30 The Hotel, by Leonard Woolf, directed by Ellen McLaughlin, Theater.

SATURDAY, 8TH JUNE
7:00-7:45 Yoga with Lisa Coleman, Theater stage.
8:00-9:00 Coffee/tea/breakfast Theater Lobby.
9:00-10:30 Panels G.
10:30-11:00 Coffee tea/break.
11:00-12:30 Plenary session:  Dr. Drew Shannon (Mount St. Joseph University) and Dr. Madelyn Detloff (Miami University) on Woolf, Bloomsbury, and Queer Conviviality. 
12:30-2:00 Lunch.
2:00-3:30 Panels H.
3:30-4:00 Coffee/tea break.
4:00-5:30 Plenary session: Dr. Kristin Czarnecki and Dr. Erica Delsandro, on Woolf and
Inclusivity.
5:30-6:00  Break
6:00-6:30 “From the Diary of Virginia Woolf,” by Dominick Argento, featuring Lauren McAllister (mezzo-soprano) and Stephen Variames (piano), Theater.
6:45-9:00 Banquet, Theater Lobby.

SUNDAY, 9TH JUNE
8:00-9:00 Coffee/tea/breakfast Theater Lobby.
9:00-10:30 Panels I.
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break.  (If you’re staying in the dorms, you might wish to check out now, and your belongings will be stored off the Theater Lobby in a secure location.)
11:00-12:30 Final conference roundtable, on Woolf and the Future of the Humanities in Our Current Political Climate, with Dr. Mark Hussey, Dr. Vara Neverow, Dr. Benjamin Hagen, Dr. Susan Wegener, Dr. Madelyn Detloff, Dr. Laci Mattison.
12:30-1:00 Break.
1:00 Bus leaves for Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
1:30-3:30 Visit to Underground Railroad Freedom Center, downtown Cincinnati.
3:30  Bus brings remaining guests back to Mount St. Joseph.   


FULL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, 5TH JUNE 2019

Check-in at dorm will be open from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

THURSDAY, 6TH JUNE 2019

8:30 am:
Registration opens in Theater Gallery, and will remain open through Saturday morning.
Coffee/tea/breakfast available in the Theater Lobby.

9:00-9:45:  Theater
Opening welcome session, with Dr. Drew Shannon (Conference Organizer), Dr. Christa
Currie (Associate Provost of Academic Affairs), Dr. Michael Sontag (Dean of Arts &
Humanities), and Dr. Elizabeth “Buffy” Bookser Barkley (Chair of Liberal Arts).

9:45-10:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

10:00-11:30:  Panels A

Panel A1, Classroom 103
Virginia Woolf, Teacher

Chair:  Tonya Krouse (Northern Kentucky University)
Lauren Turner (Northern Kentucky University), “Gender Inequality in Virginia Woolf’s The Years: Rose and Martin.”
Zorada Porter (Northern Kentucky University), “Pedagogy as Art: How Virginia Woolf Writes Fiction as Pedagogy.”
Anna Camele (Northern Kentucky University), “Virginia Woolf’s Feminism vs. Feminism Today.” 

Panel A2, Classroom 117
Neoliberalism and Fascism

Chair: Laci Mattison (Florida Gulf Coast University)
Sanita Fejzic (Queen’s University), “From ‘Killing the Angel in the House’ to ‘Killing the Neoliberal Mode of Living’: Innovations on Woolf’s Imperative for Female Writers.”
Daniel Bazarian (University of Massachusetts, Lowell), “The Percival Problem and Fascist Subjectivity in Virginia Woolf’s The Waves.”

Panel A3, Classroom 119
Woolf and Race

Chair:  Chelsie Hoskins (Miami University)
Jiwon Choi (Texas A&M), “Foreignness as the Last Resort: Orientalism and Racial Othering in Orlando.”
Rhonda Urdang (Independent Scholar), “Dark Lady Imparts Social Justice on Virginia Woolf: Professor von X Erased.”

Panel A4, Classroom 101
Theories of Woolf’s Fiction

Chair:  Jane deGay (Leeds Trinity University)
James Kearns (University of Plymouth), “Virginia Woolf’s The Years: The ‘Pressure of Meaning,’ Dislocated Justice, and Jason Brown’s Metapsychology of Microgenesis.”
Amy Smith (Lamar University), “A Paratactic Mythic Method.”
Michael Antonoff (Valdosta State University), “Finding a Face: Identity’s Absence in The Waves.”

Panel A6, Recital Hall
Health and Behavioral Sciences Approaches to Woolf

Chair: Drew Shannon (Mount St. University)
James Bodle (Mount St. Joseph University), “Examining ‘A Sketch of the Past’ from a Neuroscience Perspective.”
Tracy McDonough (Mount St. Joseph University), “Virginia Woolf: Victim, Survivor, or Neither?”
BC Charles-Liscombe and Janet Wray (Mount St. Joseph University), “Virginia Woolf Seen Through the Lens of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study.”

11:30-1:00:  Lunch (Boxed lunches available for pickup in Theater Gallery).

1:00-2:30:  Panels B

Panel B1, Classroom 103
Queering Woolf

Chair:  Erica Delsandro (Bucknell University)
Erin Kingsley (King University), “Queering Mrs. Dalloway: The Revisionist Lens of Patrick Ness’s Release.”
Melodie Roschman (University of Colorado Boulder), “Queer Bastard Children and Childless Mothers:  Virginia Woolf as Empowering Intertext in Bechdel’s Are You My Mother?”
Jodie Medd (Carleton University), “Bloomsbury’s Posthumous Queer Temporalities.”

Panel B2, Classroom 117
Orlando: Race, Biography, and the Law

Chair:  George Phillips (Franklin College)
Ryan Tracy (CUNY), “‘Inky Blackness’: Race and Writing in Orlando.”
Jennifer Williams (Calvin College), “A Golden Flash: Performativity, Unlawful Marriage, and the Liminal Space of Writing in Orlando.”
Kristin Rajan (Kennesaw State University), “Orlando: A Biography: Universality Beneath the Form.”

Panel B3, Classroom 119
Semicolons to Semiotics

Chair:  James Kearns (University of Plymouth)
Thomas Wisniewski (Harvard University), “Woolf’s Stylish Semicolons: Punctuation as Rhythm.”
Michael Horacki (University of Regina), “Semiotic Interpellation and Assembled Subjectivity in Jacob’s Room.”

Panel B4, Classroom 101
Social Justice in Between the Acts

Chair:  Bob Pennington (Mount St. Joseph University)
Andrew Beutel (University of Kentucky), “‘…another life might be born’: Woolf, Between the Acts, and the Possibility of Justice.”
Annaliese Hoehling (University of Massachusetts Amherst), “‘So that was her little game! To show us up, as we are’: The Politics of Engagement, or What Between the Acts Can Teach Us about Covington Catholic Boys.”

Panel B5, Classroom 102
Woolf and Legacy
Chair:  Mike Sontag (Mount St. Joseph University)
Camille Néron (University of Sherbrooke, Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la littérature et la culture québécoise [CRILCQ]), “Women’s Legacy in ‘Reminiscences’ and ‘A Sketch of the Past.’”
Rachel McCoy (Western Kentucky University), “The Rossettis’ Room: Applying the Principles of A Room of One’s Own to Christina and D. G. Rossetti.”
Catherine Tetz (Miami University), “‘It would never be seen’: Lily Briscoe and the Problem of Legacy.”

Panel B6, Recital Hall
Portraying and Projecting Age, Ageism, and Activism

Chair: Jeanne Dubino (Appalachian State University)
Diane Gillespie (Washington State University), “‘So the being grows rings’: Leonard and Virginia Woolf on Age/ism.”
Leslie Hankins (Cornell College), “‘Dreary old frumps’ or ‘We were very young’?: Projecting ‘A Society’ alongside early pro- and anti-suffragette films.”
Beth Rigel Daugherty (Otterbein University), “‘Old Virginia’: Virginia Woolf, Women Aging, and Work.”

2:30-3:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

3:00-4:30:  Panels C

Panel C1, Classroom 103
Virginia Woolf and Time

Chair:  Leanna Lostoski (University of New Hampshire)
George Phillips (Franklin College), “‘Ourselves? Ourselves!’: Empathy and Deep Time in Between the Acts.”
Seolji Han (Brandeis University), “Narrative of Worlding: To the Lighthouse and the Temporalization of the World.”
Leanna Lostoski (University of New Hampshire), “‘Outside the Loop of Time’: The Multiplicity of Temporalities in The Waves.”

Panel C2, Classroom 117
Compassion, Unification, and the Sublime

Chair:  Bob Pennington (Mount St. Joseph University)
Courtney Coppage (University of Maryland), “The Sublime in ‘life; London; this moment of June.”
Veronika Geyerová (Charles University, Prague), “Unifying and Equalizing Tendencies in Woolf’s Fiction from the Perspective of Process Philosophy.”
Stella Deen (SUNY New Paltz), “Woolf’s Journey to Compassionate Perception: ‘Two Parsons.’” 

Panel C3, Classroom 119
Woolf’s Men and Unity

Chair: Drew Shannon (Mount St. Joseph University)
Michael Schrimper (Indiana University), “‘Harmonious Relations’: Roger Fry & Social Equality.”
Ben Bagocius (Bard High School Early College), “Radiance and Rock: To the Lighhouse, Victorian Mountaineering, and the Substance of Eternity.”
Todd Nordgren (Northwestern University), “‘A Dodo in Every Bus’: Feminist Satire in William Plomer’s Pagan Stories.”

Panel C4, Classroom 101
Prostitution and Homosexuality in Woolf

Chair:  Mary Jean Corbett (Miami University)
Lisa Tyler (Sinclair Community College), “‘Those Women in Piccadilly’: The Prostitute in Virginia Woolf’s Writings.”
Michelle Lee (Yale NUS College), “‘Maybe Silent Protest is Not Enough’: Using Virginia Woolf’s Theories of Silence to Understand Joseph Ng’s Brother Cane.”
Aaron Bartlett (UMD College Park), “Unspeakable: Parsifal and Homosocial Desire in The Waves.”

Panel C5, Classroom 102
Woolf, War, and Social Justice

Chair:  Karen Levenback (Franciscan Monastery)
Sean McPhail (University of Toronto), “Virginia Woolf’s Women Characters, the First World War, and the Elegiac Novel.”
Charlotte Fiehn (University of Texas), “‘[A] gulf so deeply cut between us’: Woolf, War, and Social Justice.”
Chelsie Hoskins (Miami University), “‘This book is not about heroes’: Woolf, Owen, and an Unlikely Partnership in Crafting Protest.”

Panel C6, Recital Hall
Poetry and Visual Art Inspired by Woolf

Chair:  Beth Rigel Daugherty (Otterbein University) 
George Ella Lyon (Poet Laureate of Kentucky 2015-2016), “Thinking Back Through Our Mothers,” poetry reading.
Adriane Little (Western Michigan University), “Between the Acts: Data Bending Virginia’s Landscape,” artist lecture and presentation.

4:30-5:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

5:00-6:30:  Theater
Plenary session: Dr. Elizabeth Abel (UC Berkeley), “The Smashed Mosaic:  Virginia Woolf and African American Modernism.” 

6:30-7:00:
Break

7:00 pm:  Theater Parking Lot
Buses leave for Mercantile Library.

7:30-10:00:
“Hours in a Library”:  Wine and cheese reception at the Mercantile Library, downtown
Cincinnati.

FRIDAY, 7TH JUNE 2019

7:00-7:45:  Theater stage
Yoga with Lisa Coleman

8:00-9:00:  Theater Gallery.
Coffee/tea/breakfast.

9:00-10:30:  Panels D

Panel D1, Classroom 103
Woolf and Wellness

Chair:  Diana Royer (Miami University) 
Lisa Coleman (Southeastern Oklahoma State University), “In Search of ‘the true self’: Virginia Woolf, Yoga, and Social Justice in ‘Street Haunting’ and Beyond.”
Jeanette McVicker (SUNY Fredonia), “Virginia Woolf, the ‘coming community,’ and the Limits of Mourning.”
Verena Wurth (University of Rochester), “Écriture Feminine: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Feminism in the Works of Virginia Woolf.”

Panel D2, Classroom 117
Vision and Blindness in Three Guineas

Chair:  Richard Ruppel (Chapman University)
Jane deGay (Leeds Trinity University), “‘Privilege, Prejudice and the Professions: Three Guineas Then and Now.”
Blair Kuntz (University of Toronto), “Eyes Wide Shut?: Virginia Woolf’s Elision of Female Emancipation in the Spanish Civil War.”

Panel D3, Classroom 119
Three Guineas, Digital Modernist Pedagogy, and Utopian Studies in Surveying Utopias: A Critical Exploration

Chair:  Tonya Krouse (Northern Kentucky University)
J. Ashley Foster (California State University, Fresno), “Three Guineas and Developing the Standing and Digital Humanities Exhibition Surveying Utopias: A Critical Exploration.”
Josiah D. Hillner (California State University, Fresno), “Intervention as Disruption: The Juncture of Woolf, Burdekin, and Peace Studies.”

Panel D4, Classroom 101
Sight, Sound, Taste

Chair:  Amy Smith (Lamar University)
Vicki Callanan (Independent Scholar), “Restoring the Ellipsis: Woolf’s Material and Narrative Reclamation of the Page.”
Vicki Tromanhauser (SUNY New Paltz), “Impossible Burger: Dishing Boeuf, Mincing Liver, and Other Queer Appetites.”

Panel D5, Recital Hall
An Interdisciplinary Approach to A Room of One’s Own

Chair:  Michael Sontag (Mount St. Joseph University)
Kristina Brodbeck (Mount St. Joseph University), “The Privilege of One’s Own Room Does Not Extend to Border Communities.”
Elizabeth Mason (Mount St. Joseph University), “Why Did All Those Feminists Make It Sound So Easy?:  Motherhood and the (Im)possibility of a Room of One’s Own.”
Lisa Wagner Crews (Mount St. Joseph University), “My Space?  My Face? Women’s Storied Attempts at Having a Room of One’s Own on the World Wide Web.”
Iris Spoor (Mount St. Joseph University), “Woolf’s Androgynous Mind and Plato’s Symposium.”

10:30-11:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

11:00-12:30:  Theater
Plenary session:  Dr. Anne Fernald (Fordham University) and Dr. Tonya Krouse (Northern Kentucky University), on Woolf in the Era of #MeToo.

12:30-2:00:
Lunch (Boxed lunches available for pickup in Theater Gallery).
Business meeting of the IVWS in the Recital Hall.  All are welcome.

2:00-3:30:  Panels E

Panel E1, Classroom 103
Woolfian Thoughts on Education

Chair:  Melodie Roschman (University of Colorado Boulder)
Gerald Maki (Ivy Tech), “‘Passion for the Possible’: The Influence of Virginia Woolf on Maxine Greene’s Educational Philosophy.”
David Fine (University of Dayton), “500 Clams: Three Guineas and the Value of Critical University Studies.”
Miyuki Inoue (Toyo University), “Socio-Political Contexts of Scholarships in To the Lighthouse.”

Panel E2, Classroom 117
Suffragism, Public and Private

Chair:  Drew Shannon (Mount St. Joseph University)
Eleanor McNees (University of Denver), “Women’s Rights and Family Feuds: A Room of One’s Own, The Pargiters, and Suffragist Responses to James Fitzjames Stephen.”
Mary Jean Corbett (Miami University), “‘A Different Ideal’: Representing Public Women in The Years.”
Mi Jeong Lee (Indiana University Bloomington), “Re-mapping Public and Private: Specters of the Suffragette in Mrs. Dalloway’s Urban Parks.”

Panel E3, Classroom 119
Mrs. Dalloway, Mental Illness, and Disability

Chair: Diana Royer (Miami University)
Richard Ruppel (Chapman University), “History, Intertext, and Mental Illness in Mrs. Dalloway.”
Ilana Goldstein (George Washington University), “Mental Illness and Mrs. Dalloway: How the Term ‘Human Nature’ Reveals the Desire for Enforced Normalcy on Disabled Bodies.”
Matt Morgenstern (University of Cincinnati), “That Look of Apprehension: Septimus Smith, Disability, and Subjectivity.”

Panel E4, Classroom 101
Woolf and Animals

Chair:  Erin Kingsley (King University)
Jeanne Dubino (Appalachian State University), “A Plague of Dog Books: Writing Flush in the Age of Dog Biographies.”
Sebastian Williams (Purdue University), “Woolf’s Children’s Literature: Disability and Animal Ethics in ‘The Widow and the Parrot.’”
Laci Mattison (Florida Gulf Coast University), “We Are the Walrus: Woolf’s Animal Object as Marker of Social Injustices.”

Panel E5, Classroom 102
Gendered Reflections on Woolf, Power, and the Marginalized

Chair: Charlotte Fiehn (University of Texas)
Kristen Brown (Morningside College), “The Priest of Fascism: Dr. Bradshaw in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.”
Amy Jackson (Morningside College), “The Fallacy of Tragic Heroes Among the Marginalized in ‘Lappin and Lapinova’ and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? (Notes Toward a Definition of Tragedy).” 
Leslie Werden (Morningside College), “Phantoms and Obstacles: Continued Discomfort in the Workplace for Women.”

Panel E6, Recital Hall
Bloomsbury and Social Justice Roundtable

Ria Banerjee (Guttman Community College CUNY), “E. M. Forster, Social Justice, and Love.”
Amardeep Singh (LeHigh University), “Class and ‘Unwomanly’ Militancy in Suffragist Fiction: Night and Day and Suffragist Sally.”
Charles Andrews (Whitworth University), “Prophesying Destruction, Proclaiming Injustice: Leonard Woolf’s The Hotel.”
Sejal Sutaria (Grinnell College), “Revolution as Resistance: Bloomsbury’s Visioning of a New World.”
J. Ashley Foster (California State University Fresno), “Mulk Raj Anand, the Indian National Congress, and the Spanish Civil War as Social Justice Intervention.”

3:30-4:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

4:00-5:30:  Panels F

Panel F1, Classroom 103
#MeToo

Chair:  Lisa Tyler (Sinclair Community College)
Catherine Hollis (University of California Berkeley), “In Light of Me Too: Contextualizing the Reception of Louise DeSalvo’s Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work.”
Stephanie Butler (Ryerson University), “Teaching Virginia Woolf in the Age of #MeToo.”
Julie Gramazio (Florida Gulf Coast University), “Gendered Control, Societal Complicity, and Blueprints from the Past; An Examination of Sexual Assault as it Manifests in Mrs. Dalloway.”

Panel F2, Classroom 117
Orlando in bloom and in translation

Chair: Diana Royer (Miami University)
Scott Stalcup (Northern Illinois University), “Orlando’s Blooms.”
M. Rita D. Viana (Universidade Federale de Santa Catarina, Brazil) (co-authored with Marilia D. T. Leite), “‘The answer is double faced as Love herself’: Gender Marking and Androgyny in the Five Translations of Orlando into Brazilian Portuguese.”

Panel F3, Classroom 119
Professionalism and Education

Chair: Zachary Hacker (St. Ursula Academy)
Patricia Morgne Cramer (University of Connecticut), “A Room of One’s Own and The Waves: Twin ‘Counterblasts’ in Defense of Women Writers.”
Billy Bowden (University of Rhode Island), “Virginia Woolf’s Pedagogical Art: Dismantling the Authority Figure in the Classroom.”
Bryony Armstrong (University of Cambridge), “‘Oxbridge is an invention’: Virginia Woolf’s Composite ‘Oxbridge.’”

Panel F4, Classroom 101
Woolf, Women, Race

Chair:  Martin Brick (Ohio Dominican University)
Judith Allen (University of Pennsylvania), “The ‘Just and the ‘Unjust’: Virginia Woolf as Whistleblower.”
Jennifer Gruenloh (University of Missouri, St. Louis), “‘Memory is the Seamstress’: Co-commemorating and Co-creating Racial Identity at the Missouri History Museum in the Wake of Ferguson.”
Christine Loflin (Oxford College of Emory University), “Virginia Woolf, Nadine Gordimer, and Margaret Llewelyn Davies: A Note of Caution.”

Panel F5, Classroom 102
Orlando and Vita Sackville-West

Chair: Drew Shannon (Mount St. Joseph University)
Stefano Rozzoni (University of Bergamo), “The Women’s Land Army: Vita Sackville-West’s Pastoral Resistance during WWII.”
Susan Wegener (Purdue University), “Accommodating Orlando: A Transhistorical Reading.”
Ann Marshall (Independent Scholar), “In Praise of Labor: The Advocacy of Woolf, Ackley, Sackville-West.”

Panel F6, Recital Hall
Why?!: An Anti-panel on Social Justice Pedagogy/Socially Just Pedagogy

Beth Rigel Daugherty (Otterbein University).
Benjamin Hagen (University of South Dakota).
Eve Sorum (University of Massachusetts, Boston).
Madelyn Detloff (Miami University)

5:30-7:00
Break for dinner.  Restaurants nearby on Delhi Pike; carryout menus will be available in your conference packet as well.

7:00-8:00:  Theater
Plenary session:  Ellen McLaughlin (actor, director, playwright), “Woolf and Empathy, Her Sly Revolutionary Art.”

8:00-8:30:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

8:30-10:30:  Theater
The Hotel, by Leonard Woolf, directed by Ellen McLaughlin, introduced by Peter Stansky.

SATURDAY, 8TH JUNE 2019

7:00-7:45:  Theater stage
Yoga with Lisa Coleman.

8:00-9:00:  Theater Gallery
Coffee/tea/breakfast.

9:00-10:30:  Panels G

Panel G1, Classroom 103
Woolf and Pacifism

Chair:  Michael Antonoff (Valdosta State University) 
Joshua Phillips (University of Glasgow), “Thoughts on Peace in a Wine Cellar: Finding Utopia in the Draft Years.”
Haifeng Zhu (Northeast Normal University), “Women’s Writing Against the War: Virginia Woolf’s Influence on Ling Shuhua.”
Stephen Barber (University of Rhode Island), “Woolf’s Ethical Philosophy: Pacifism Between Politics and Ethics.”

Panel G2, Classroom 117
Leonard Woolf

Chair:  Catherine Hollis (University of California Berkeley)
Peter Stansky (Stanford University), “Leonard and Virginia Woolf: Political Activists Together and Apart.”
Diane Reynolds (Independent Scholar), “‘No oil in your lamp’: The Anomalous Woman in the Early Fiction of Virginia Woolf and Leonard Woolf.”
Cecilia Servatius (Karl Franzens University of Graz), “Wise and Foolish Nights and Days: The Life of Two ‘Dead’ Novels.”

Panel G3, Classroom 119
Forster and Rhys

Chair:  Maria Oliveira (Federal University of Acre)
Anwesha Kundu (Washington University, St. Louis), “Nostalgic Reparations: Justice and Feeling the Past in Howards End.”
Megan Solberg (University of Saskatchewan), “Internal Thoughts, Exterior Realities: Exploring Layered Social Marginalization through Materiality in Woolf’s ‘The Mark on the Wall’ and Rhys’s Good Morning, Midnight.”

Panel G4, Classroom 101
Woolfian Love

Chair:  Stefano Rozzoni (University of Bergamo)
Benjamin Hagen (University of South Dakota), “Meeting Needs, Making Room: Some Investigations of Woolfian Love.”
Alice Lowe (Independent Scholar), “Consider the Lilies: The Marriage Plot, or, Spinsters’ Dilemma in Woolf and Wharton.”
Patricia Morgne Cramer (University of Connecticut), “‘Where Beauty Goes Unregarded’: The Cry of the Choir Boy as Love Song in The Waves.”

Panel G5, Classroom 102
Orlando: On brains, phantasms, rooms, clouds

Chair:  Diana Royer (Miami University)
Emily Szpiro (McGill University), “A New Domesticity: Women, Art, and Private Rooms in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and Orlando.”
Ana Quiring (Washington University, St. Louis), “A History of ‘the Great Cloud’: Orlando and Climate Change Writing Before the End of the Anthropocene.”
Jessica Mason (University of Buffalo/SUNY Buffalo), “Orlando’s Brain on Trial: Phantasmagorical Gender Consciousness and Feminist Revolt in Woolf’s (Fictional) Biography.”

Panel G6, Recital Hall
The Woolfs, Bloomsbury, and Social Justice: Cecil Woolf Monographs Past and Present

Chair: Karen Levenback (Franciscan Monastery).
Lois Gilmore (Bucks County Community College), “A Legacy of Social Justice in Times of War and Peace: Authors Take Sides.”
Paula Maggio (Blogging Woolf, Independent Scholar), “Cecil Woolf Publishers: Using the Power of the Press to Advocate for Peace.”
Todd Avery (University of Massachusetts, Lowell), “Just Lives of the Obscure: Cecil Woolf, Biography, and Social Justice.”
Vara Neverow (Southern Connecticut State University), Respondent. 

10:30-11:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break.

11:00-12:30:  Theater
Plenary session:  Dr. Drew Shannon (Mount St. Joseph University) and Dr. Madelyn Detloff (Miami University), on Woolf, Bloomsbury, and Queer Conviviality. 

12:30-2:00: 
Lunch (Boxed lunches available for pickup in Theater Gallery).

2:00-3:30:  Panels H

Panel H1, Classroom 103
Nationalism and Marginalization

Chair: Mary Jean Corbett (Miami University)
Angela Runciman (Binghamton University), “Undermining Nationalism and Recovering Marginalized Voices in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.”
Sasha Feldmann (Mount St. Joseph University), “The Benevolent Spectator: Virginia Woolf and the Role of the Ally.”
Anne Byrne (National University of Ireland), “Writing Against Violence?  Leonard Woolf, The Nation and the Irish War of Independence (21 January 1919—11 June 1921).”

Panel H2, Classroom 117
Three Guineas in Action

Chair:  John Morgenstern (Clemson University Press)
Kimberly Coates (Bowling Green University), “‘Daddy’s Girl’: Fathers, Daughters, and Female Resistance in Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas and Valerie Solanas’ Scum Manifesto.”
Natalia Giemza (Jagiellonian University), “Three Guineas as Virginia Woolf’s Artistic Project Against Patriarchy.”

Panel H3, Classroom 119
The Salon and the Press

Chair:  Zachary Hacker (St. Ursula Academy)
Peter Morgan (Stanford University), “Flung into Basements.”
Alice Staveley (Stanford University), “Buying and Selling Modernism: The Hogarth Press Order Books.”
Julie Daoud and students (Thomas More College), “Voices in Bloom in the 21st Century: Reimagining the ‘Salon’ as ‘Chat-Room’ and Recasting Voices as if Embedded in the Net-Generartion.”

Panel H4, Classroom 101
Social Justice and Inclusivity

Chair:  Shilo McGiff (Wells College)
Matthew Cheney (Plymouth State University), “Time Passes: What Do We Do with Woolf’s Offenses?”
Diana Royer (Miami University), “Song of Herself?: Walt Whitman and Virginia Woolf on Inclusivity.”
Sayaka Okumura (Kobe University), “Who is Behind the Curtain?: Privacy, Publicity, and Social Reform in Night and Day.”

Panel H5, Classroom 102
Inner Lives

Chair:  Cheryl Hindrichs (Boise State University)
Cheryl Hindrichs (Boise State University), “‘Things as they are’: Intersubjective Materiality in Virginia Woolf and Dorothy Richardson.”
Jenna de Gruy (University of Dayton), “Minta Doyle’s Flight from Within: Examining the Feminist Power of Virginia Woolf’s Minor Characters.”
Keaton Case (High Point University), “Woolf and Desai: Championing Inner Lives.”

Panel H6, Recital Hall
Shades of Violence: Pre-War, Post-War, Present Day: Transcultural Approaches to Three Guineas

Chair: Erica Delsandro (Bucknell University)
Elisa Kay Sparks (Clemson University), “‘Pansies! Mulberries! Violence! My Wedding Bouquet!’: The Violence of Violet in Virginia Woolf.”
Suzanne Bellamy (University of Sydney), “‘Woolf and the Post-War Left’: Thinking on Violence, Resistance and Pacifism: Woolf, Simone de Beauvoir, Hannah Arendt.”
Maria Oliveira (Federal University of Acre) and Davi Pinho (Rio de Janeiro University), “Woolf’s Voice Against Neo-fascism in Contemporary Brazil.”

3:30-4:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break

4:00-5:30:  Theater
Plenary session:  Dr. Kristin Czarnecki (Georgetown College) and Dr. Erica Delsandro (Bucknell University), on Woolf and Inclusivity. 

5:30-6:00:
Break

6:00-6:30:  Theater
“From the Diary of Virginia Woolf,” by Dominick Argento, featuring Lauren McAllister (mezzo-soprano) and Stephen Variames (piano). 

6:45-9:00:  Theater Lobby
Banquet.

SUNDAY, 9TH JUNE 2019

8:00-9:00:  Theater Gallery
Coffee/tea/breakfast

9:00-10:30:  Panels I

Panel I1, Classroom 103
Trauma

Chair: Tonya Krouse (Northern Kentucky University)
Martin Brick (Ohio Dominican University), “Empathy and Trauma: A Cognitive Approach to Woolf.”
Nicole Rikard (Missouri State University), “The Medical Metaphor of Septimus Smith.”

Panel I2, Classroom 117
The Voyage Out and Mrs. Dalloway

Chair:  Matthew Cheney (Plymouth State University)
Adriana Varga (University of Nevada, Reno), “Alienation: A View of Social Justice in Toni Morrison’s Reading of Mrs. Dalloway.”
Sarah Shahan (Azusa Pacific University), “Dignity of a Hurting Mind: Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.”
Rachel Stroup (Ohio University), “Maternal Mentorship and Modernist Womanhood in The Voyage Out.”

10:30-11:00:  Theater Lobby
Coffee/tea break.  (If you’re staying in the dorms, you might wish to check out now, and your belongings will be stored off the Theater Lobby in a secure location.)

11:00-12:30:  Theater
Final conference roundtable, on Woolf and the Future of the Humanities in Our Current Political Climate, with Dr. Mark Hussey (Pace University), Dr. Vara Neverow (Southern Connecticut State University), Dr. Benjamin Hagen (University of South Dakota), Susan Wegener (Purdue University), Dr. Madelyn Detloff (Miami University), Dr. Laci Mattison (Florida Gulf Coast University). 

12:30-1:00:
Break.

1:00 pm:  Theater Parking Lot
Buses leave for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

1:30-3:30:
Tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, downtown Cincinnati.

3:30:
Buses bring remaining guests back to Mount St. Joseph University. 

 

 

 

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