Emergences and Convergences - Postgraduate Research Conference

When:31 Oct 2013, 9am - 5pm
Venue:Morven Brown 309 & 310
Who:Postgraduate Research Students
Sara Schneckloth_Rhizome_2006

The UNSW School of Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference

Emergences involve interaction. New approaches and ideas emerge out of dynamic interchanges. By promoting connectivity, this conference will foster emergent intellectual collectivities.

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Morven Brown Building, Rooms 310 & 309, 31 October, 9:00 am – 5:30pm

Postgraduate research students will give 15 minute presentations about original research at this conference. Distinguished UNSW scholars will serve as discussants and chairs on a series of panels. A Keynote Lecture by Prof. Franson Manjali whose interdisciplinary scholarship on diverse topics—from cultural theory, to linguistics, to cyber-semiotics, to contemporary philosophy—will speak to the diverse interests in our school.

Conference Schedule

Morven Brown Room 310 Morven Brown Room 309
9:00-10:00 Registration and Tea Room 310 Dried fruit and nut snack platters provided in Room 310 by Thoughtful Foods.

10:00-12:00 Panel I. Social Movements

Chaired by Eben Kirksey

Badrus Sholeh (Deakin University)

Dominic Berger (ANU)

Richard H. Hammond (University of Ballarat)

Isobelle Barrett Meyering (Humanities & Languages)

Sophie Robinson ( Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

James Keating ( Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

10:00-12:00 Panel II. Language & Cultural Modernity

Chaired by Peter Collins

Rick Arruda (School of Humanities and Languages, UNSW)

Lydia Dutcher (University of Sydney)

Weina Fan (University of Western Australia)

Isra Isramirawati (Victoria University)

12:00-1:00 LUNCH in Room 310

LUNCH for Conference Participants

Session Chairs and invited provocateurs

Meal and short presentations provided in Room 310 by

Lisa Trogisch (http://thoughtfulfoods.org.au/)

Jazz selections from Francesco Paradiso

1:00-3:00 Panel III. Contemporary Philosophy

Chaired by Paul Patton

Emily J Hughes (Humanities & Languages ,UNSW)

Ihab Shalbak (University of Sydney)

Francesco Paradiso (Humanities & Languages)

Fiona Campbell (UTS)

1:00-3:00 Panel IV. History & Historiography

Chaired by Lisa Ford

Antje Kühnast (Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

Andrei Miroiu (Social Sciences, UNSW)

Kate Colgan (Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

Dwi Mulyatari (Victoria University)

3:00-3:15 Tea Break in Room 310 Dried fruit and nut snack platters provided in Room 310 by Thoughtful Foods.

3:15-4:30 Pane V. Environmental Humanities

Chaired by Eben Kirksey

Special Provocateur: Lindsay Kelley (COFA)

Tarsh Bates (SymbioticA U. of Western Australia)

Molly O’Halloran (Humanities & Languages ,UNSW)

Prue Gibson (School of Arts and Media, UNSW)

Madeleine Boyd (Sydney College of the Arts)

3:15-4:30 Panel VI. Japanese Language Education

Chaired by Chihiro Kinoshita Thomson

Tetsushi Ohara (Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

Yuji Okawa (Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

Kaori Shimasaki (Humanities & Languages, UNSW)

4:30-5:30 Keynote: Prof. Franson Manjali Emergences, Divergences, and Convergences

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Conference attendees are invited to gather at The White House for dinner (pay your own way).

http://tinyurl.com/white-house-unsw (02)93856088 Fig Tree Precinct, Gate 4, High Street

Image: Sara Schneckloth, Rhizome, 2006

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