Spring 2010 AGES Grad Student Symposium, Yufang and I Are Presenting

Come out for the Spring 2010 AGES Graduate Student Symposium on April 22 from 11:00am until 1:00pm in 209 Satterfield Hall. Yufang is presenting her paper, “Cultural Memory and Schizophrenic Identity in Hua-Ling Nieh’s Mulberry and Peach,” and I will present my as-yet-unwritten essay, “James Cameron’s Avatar, Primitivism, and Pastoral Machines.” See you there!

AGES Spring 2009 Graduate Research Symposium at Kent State

I’m presenting a shortened version of my ICFA 2009 essay, “Time Enough for Twitter:  Postmodern Science Fiction and Online Personas,” at tomorrow’s Graduate Research Symposium at Kent State.  It will take place from noon to 1:30pm on Thursday in Satterfield Hall, Room 209.  I hope that you can make it out!  

Here are more details from Patrick Thomas:

The Association of Graduate English Students (AGES) cordially invites all English faculty and students to the Spring 2009 Graduate Research Symposium on Thursday, April 23rd from 12:00pm–1:30pm in 209 Satterfield Hall.  This year’s Symposium features presentations from five graduate students in the Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, and MFA programs.  Enjoy an afternoon of lively discussion and learn about the interesting work our graduate students are doing!  Light refreshments will be served.  For more information, contact Jillian Hill, AGES President, at jcoates2@kent.edu.

AGES’ Second Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium

Christa Teston sent out a reminder about the Association of English Graduate Students’ second annual Graduate Student Research Symposium at Kent State University.  You should join us, because I’ll be there representing the English Literature folks with my “Time Enough for Twitter:   Postmodern Science Fiction and  Online Personas” essay from ICFA.  Last year, I presented my Transformers/Post-9/11 essay, which I presented at ICFA in 2008.  I detect a pattern forming.  Here are the details for the symposium:

Hi Everyone,

Please see the attached flyer and program for AGES’ second annual Graduate Research Symposium (sponsored in part by Graduate Student Senate). AGES is really excited to have five participants this year from three different programs! Come and show your support for your students/colleagues, enjoy a bite or two to eat, and engage in what promises to be a really interesting afternoon of scholarly collaboration! Please distribute this informationwidely!

Date: Thursday, April 23
Time: 12-1:30pm
Place: 209 Satterfield Hall