Work-in-Progress Talks—Spring 2013
These are talks by University of Oregon faculty and graduate students on their current or recent research. All talks take place on Fridays at noon in the Humanities Center Conference Room, 159 PLC. All are welcome to attend. Brown-bag lunches are welcome. The conference room seating is limited; early arrival is recommended.
“Women and the Transformation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1870–1920.” Carrie Adkins, History graduate student and 2012–13 OHC Graduate Dissertation Fellow.
“Why the United States Was Forced to Refute Allegations of Genocide in Its First Treaty with Indians.” Jeff Ostler, History, and 2012–13 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.
“The Existential Gesture.” Michael Stern, German and Scandinavian, and 2012–13 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.
“American Relics and the Politics of Public Memory.” Matthew Dennis, History and Environmental Studies, and 2012–13 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.
“Descriptive Grammar of Karbi.” Linda Konnerth, Linguistics graduate student and 2012–13 OHC Graduate Dissertation Fellow.
“Techno-Romanticism: Special Effects in German Silent Cinema.” Katharina Loew, German and Scandinavian, and 2012–13 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.
“Spanish Drama at the Rim of Empire: The First Californio Play (1789–1803).” Pedro García-Caro, Spanish, and 2012–13 OHC Wulf Teaching Fellow.
Mark Carey, Clark Honors College
Matthew Dennis, History and Environmental Studies (Provost’s Senior Humanist Fellowship)
Gantt Gurley, German and Scandinavian
Katharina Loew, German and Scandinavian
Jeffrey Ostler, History (Provost’s Senior Humanist Fellowship)
Michael Stern, German and Scandinavian (Ernest G. Moll Research Fellowship in Literary Studies)
Courtney Thorsson, English (Ernest G. Moll Research Fellowship in Literary Studies)
David Vazquez, English:
Pedro García-Caro, Romance Languages (Robert F. and Evelyn Nelson Wulf Professorship in the Humanities)
Ben Saunders, English (Sherl K. Coleman and Margaret E. Guitteau Teaching Professorship in the Humanities)
Daniel Wojcik, English
Meagan Evans, English
Linda Konnerth, Linguistics
Carrie Adkins, History
Feather Crawford, History
Lucy Schultz, Philosophy
Shu Yang, East Asian Languages and Literatures