CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Program at a Glance


Friday, October 10, 2003

8:15 - 8:30 On-site Registration, Coffee
Campus Center, Fireside Lounge


8:30 - 8:45 Welcome: Joan Wick-Pelletier, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Center, Assembly Hall


9:00 - 10:30
Panel 1/a: Reconciliation or Justice?
Campus Center 375
Chair: María Luisa Fischer
, CUNY Hunter College

"Entre la reconciliación y la justicia: El discurso testimonial en Chile y la redemocratización"
Alba Skar, Trinity College

"Literatura, testimonio, cine y derechos humanos en los tiempos del neoliberalismo global"
Javier Campos, Fairfield University

"Urban Politics and Cultural Production in Chile, 1970-2000"
Camilo Trumper, University of California at Berkeley

"Painful and Silly? Chilean Sense of Humor before and after 9/11, 1973"
Oscar Sarmiento, State University of New York at Potsdam

Panel 1/b: Diamela Eltit: The Changing Face of Feminism
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Chair: Delma Wood,
Castelton College

"Reimagining Democratic Discourses"
Liliana Trevizan, State University of New York at Potsdam

"Diamela Eltit y Lotty Rosenfeld: Co-laborando en la representación del subalterno"
Patricia Rubio, Skidmore College

"The Poetics of Impossibility: Diamela Eltit's El Padre Mío"
Michael Lazzara, Princeton University

"Estrategias de re-inscripción en Jacques Derrida y Diamela Eltit"
Andrea Bachner, Harvard University


10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
Campus Center, Fireside Lounge


10:50 - 12:20
Panel 2/a: Social Movements and Neoliberal Democracy
Campus Center, Assembly Hall
Chair: Ana Margarita Cervantes Rodríguez,
SUNY at Albany

"Development and Collective Action in Chile's Neoliberal Democracy"
Paul W. Posner, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

"Sustainable Development or Sustained Conflict? The conflict between the Mapuche communities and logging companies in Chile"
Diane Haughney, Johns Hopkins University

"Chilean Labor Movement"
Volker Frank, University North Carolina at Asheville

"Youth Participation in Post-Dictatorial Chile"
Ryan Carlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Panel 2/b: Art as Revelation
Campus Center, 375
Chair: Marta Sierra
, University of Massachusetts-Boston

"¿Borrón y cuenta nueva?"
Viviana Rángil, Skidmore College

"Velocidad, resistencia y el fetiche de la historia. Desarrollos en el cine argentino reciente"
Christian Gundermann, University of Oregon

"Mundo Grúa: paradojas del sujeto y la máquina en la sociedad argentina de los años noventa"
Marta Sierra, University of Massachusetts-Boston

"Photography as 'contestatorial' cultural production in Argentina"
David Willam Foster, Arizona State University

Panel 2/c:Poetry Reading I.
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Moderator: Juan Armando Epple, University of Oregon

Juan Armando Epple, University of Oregon
Oscar Sarmiento, State University of New York at Potsdam


12:20 - 2:20 Lunch
Campus Center, Patroon's Room


2:20- 3:50
Panel 3/a: Legislatures in Latin America
Campus Center, Assembly Hall
Chair: James Ketterer
, Center for International Development

"Institutional Constraints to the Development of Strong Legislatures in Latin America"
John Johnson, State University of New York

"La consolidación de la democracia en el contexto de crisis de la representación: La imagen del congreso de la República del Perú y sus esfuerzos por responder a la ciudadanía"
Lucía Fernández and Margarita Seminario, Center for International Development

"Congressional Staffing for Efficiency and Representation: The Case of Brazil"
Ana Rosa Soares, Center for International Development

"Brigada Style: Uninominal Deputies in their Home Districts"
William Culver, State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Panel 3/b: Escenarios transitados por la memoria
Campus Center, 375
Chair: Gloria Medina-Sancho
, Bowdoin College

" Cuando se marca el fin de la historia ... o cuando se la sueña"
Laura Demaría, University of Maryland

"De la plaza al (super)mercado: espacios públicos, escenarios intervenidos en dos novelas de Diamela Eltit"
Gloria Medina-Sancho, Bowdoin College

"Ensayos sobre la subalternidad, la ciudad y la furia: de la violencia cotidiana de José Zapiola a la violencia sistémica de Tomás Moulián"
Alvaro Kaempfer, University of Richmond

"TURISTEL. Para transitar la transición chilena"
Juan José Daneri, Marquette University

Panel 3/c: Poetry Reading II.
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Moderator: Javier Campos, Fairfield University

Carlos Trujillo, Villanova University
Sergio Holas,The University of Queensland, Australia
Javier Campos,
Fairfield University


4:10 - 6:20 Special program: The Pinochet case documentary by Patricio Guzmán
Lecture Center # 2.

7:00 - 8:00 Reception
Welcome: Colbert Nepaulsingh, Chair, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Department
Performing Arts Center, Fotterer Lounge

8:00 - 9:30 Piano recital: Pola Baytelman, Max Lifchitz, Joan Wick-Pelletier
Performing Arts
Center, Recital Hall


Saturday, October 11, 2003

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee. Campus Center, Fireside Lounge

9:00 - 10:30
Panel 4/a: Discourses of the State
Campus Center, 375
Chair:
Joshua Rosenthal, State University of New York at Oneonta

"9/11/01 in the Light of 9/11/73"
Joseph Betz, Villanova University

"Henry Kissinger, Two Assassinations, and U.S.-Chilean Alliances in the First "War on Terrorism".
John Dinges, Columbia University

"Modernización del sistema judicial chileno y aportes de las organizaciones de la sociedad civil"
Patricio Valdivieso, Instituto Ciencia Política - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

"Educación Universitaria en Chile treinta años después: privatización, masificación y exclusión"
Ricardo Trumper and Patricia Tomic, Okanagan University College, Canada

Panel 4/b New Scholarly Books
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Chair: Luis Correa-Díaz
, University of Georgia

Political Bodies. Gender, History, and the Struggle for Narrative Power in Recent Chilean Literature
Alice Nelson, Evergreen State College

Written in Exile Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present
Ignacio López Calvo, California State University, Los Angeles

Todas las muertes de Pinochet: Notas literarias para una biografía crítica.
Luis Correa-Díaz, University of Georgia

Chilean Narrative at the End of 20th Century
Juan Armando Epple, University of Oregon

Respondent: Yolanda E. Aguila, Boston University


10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
Campus Center, Fireside Lounge


10:45 - 12:30

Plenary Session: Democracy in Latin America
Campus Center, Assembly Hall
Moderator: Fernando Leiva, State Univeristy of New York at Albany

Marjorie Agosín, professor of Latin American literature, poet, Wellesley College
Peter Kornbluh, Director Chile Project, National Security Archive George Washington University
Veronica Schild, associate professor of Political Science, University of Western Ontario
Steven Volk, professor of History, Oberlin College


12:30 - 2:20 Lunch
Campus Center, Patroon's Room


2:20 - 3:50

Panel 5/a: Filmic Representations of Human Rights
Campus Center, Assembly Hall
Chair: Enrique Morales-Díaz
, SUNY atOneonta

"Me moria": Documentary and the Creation of Nostalgia in Patricio Guzman's Chile, Obstinate Memory
Jeffrey Middents, American University

"Chilean Media and Discourses of Human Rights"
Kristin Sorensen, Indiana University

"Exporting Chile: Film and Literature After 1973"
Amy A. Oliver, American University

"Cinematographic (R)evolution: Contestatory Voices in Argentine Documentary Films"
Janis Breckenridge, University of Chicago

Panel 5/b: A Difficult Process: Democratization in Latin America
Campus Center 375
Chair: José Cruz,
SUNY at Albany

"A Nation of Enemies: Still Useful after Ten Years?"
William Culver, State University of New York at Plattsbrugh

"Democracy in Central America: A Comparative Study of Local-level Democracy in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala"
Robert Carmack, State University of New York at Albany

"La paradoja de la búsqueda de estabilidad política en Venezuela"
Yldefonso Penso Acero, Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela

"La violencia política y la democracia boliviana"
Andrea Morató-Lara, University of Iowa and Luis Morató-Lara, Penn State University at Harrisbrug

Panel 5/c: Prose/Poetry Reading III
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Moderator: Patricia Vilches,
Lawrence University

Jesús Sepúlveda, University of Oregon
Patricia Vilches, Lawrence University
Roberto Castillo Sandoval, Haverford College


4:00 - 5:30
Panel 6/a: 'La nueva canción' Revisited
Campus Center, Assembly Hall
Chair: Juan Carlos Lértora
, Skidmore College

"La nueva canción latinoamericana"
Mario Nelson, Albany, NY

" From La Violeta to Illapu: Recapturing Memory and Cultural Identity Through Music"
Patricia Vilches, Lawrence University

"The music group from the Agrupación de Familiares de Detenidos-Desaparecidos"
Ramón Bannister, Indiana University

"Todavía cantamos: La nueva canción chilena y su legado cultural"
Freddy Vilches, University of Oregon

Panel 6/b: Dictatorship, Democratization and the Neoliberal Challenge
Campus Center, 375
Chair: Liliana Goldín, SUNY Albany

"Chile and México: from Third World solidarity to Neoliberal Connivance"
David R. Dávila Villiers, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla

"Democracia en Latinoamérica"
Jesús Freire, State University of New York at Oswego

"Mujer y dictadura"
Otilia Cortez, State University of New York at Oswego

Panel 6/c: Poetry Reading IV
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Moderator:
Luis Correa-Díaz, University of Georgia

Marjorie Agosín, Wellesley College
Emma Sepúlveda, University of Nevada
Luis Correa-Díaz, University of Georgia


5:30 - 6:00 Coffee Break
Performing Arts Center, Fotterer Lounge


6:00 - 7:15 Amigas (in English)
Reading by authors, Marjorie Agosín and Emma Sepúlveda
Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall


7:30 - 9:30 Banquet. Empire Commons
Carlos Santiago, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Keynote Address
: Fabiola Letelier


Sunday, October 12, 2003

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee. Campus Center, Fireside Lounge

9:00 - 10:30
Panel 7/a: Democracy and Justice for All (?)
Campus Center 375
Chair: Luis París, SUNY Albany

"Democracia y ciudadanía latinoamericana en los tiempos del libre mercado"
Juan Carlos Gómez Leyton, FLACSO Mexico - Chile

"From Protagonists to Spectators: The Legacy of the Dictatorship in La Pincoya"
Rosemary Barbera, Temple University

"The Mark of Cain: The Prosecution of Pinochet and the Search for the Disappeared."
Mark Ensalaco, University of Dayton

"Changing Discourses on Democracy"
Julia Paley, University of Michigan

Panel 7/b: Identity Conflicts of the Other
Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Chair:
Sergio Holas, The University of Queensland, Australia

"Recado confidencial a los chilenos de Elicura Chihuailaf o de cómo devenir oido. Saber escuchar y procesos de transformación identitaria como solución al conflicto entre el estado chileno y la nación mapuche."
Sergio Holas, The University of Queensland, Australia

"Remembering the Future: The Narrative Politics of José Miguel Varas"
Gregory J. Lobo, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá

"Jemmy Button's Burden: Britain, Latin America and the Politics of Representation"
Kevin Foster, Monash University, Australia

"Poscolonialismo y posmodernidad en la poesía de Pedro Shimose"
Georgina Wittingham, State University of New York at Oswego


10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
Campus Center, Fireside Lounge


10:50 - 12:20

Panel 8/a: Writing Under and After Dictatorship
Campus Center, 375
Chair:
Carlos Trujillo, Villanova University

"El rol de los talleres literarios durante la dictadura"
Carlos Trujillo, Villanova University

"De-colonizing Memory and Language: The Case of Ariel Dorfman"
Enrique Morales-Díaz, State University of New York at Oneonta

"Memorias de infancia: textos de Andrea Jeftanovic, Lina Meruane y Perla Suez"
María Inés Lagos, University of Virginia

"Revisiting the Marginal 'on the Inside': Nannies and Maids in Southern Cone Cultural Production"
Julia Carroll, Emory University

Panel 8/b: "La batalla de Chile" y después...
Campus Center, Terrace Lounge
Chair: James Wessman,
SUNY at Albany

"Desde el 'incidente Baltimore' hasta el 11 de septiembre. Pre- y post-episodios de la Batalla de Chile"
Alvaro Leiva, Southeast Missouri State University

"La generación del silencio"
Amado J. Lascar, Ohio University

"Barbarie o autoritarismo. Las protestas nacionales en Chile y la emergencia de una nueva generación poética"
Jesús Sepúlveda, University of Oregon

"Alternative 'pasts' in the post-Pinochet Chile: the Relation History/Fiction and the Subjectification of History"
Ornella Lepri Mazzuca, State University of New York at Dutchess


12:30 - 2:00 Lunch / Conference Closing
Campus Center, Patroon's Room


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