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Dominating Speech Workshop: 2014

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 21

11:15-12:00
Registration and Brunch

12:10-12:30
Welcome

12:30-2:00
Keynote Address
Jason Stanley, Yale: “Language as a Mechanism of Control”

2:10-3:00
Session 1
George Tsai, University of Hawaii: “The Morality of State Symbolic Power

3:00-3:30
Afternoon tea

3:30-4:20
Session 2
Rachel Ann McKinney, CUNY: “Extracted Speech”

4:30-5:20
Session 3
Terry L. Boyd, Vanderbilt University: “A Break from Life in the Fields: Social Death, Dead Metaphor and the Language of Manumission”

5:30-6:20
Session 4
Regina Rini, NYU: “Political Invective”

7:30-10:00
Dinner for Speakers @ the Marriott Downtown

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22

9:00-9:30
Registration and Breakfast

9:30-10:20
Session 5
Lauren Ashwell, Bates College: “Gender and the Double-Edged Slur”

10:30-11:20
Session 6
Robin Jeshion, USC: “Slurs, Dehumanization, and the Expression of Contempt”

11:30-12:20
Session 7  
Sandra De Vries, University of Waterloo: “Slur Appropriation and Linguistic Deference”

12:20-1:40
Lunch

1:40-3:10
Keynote Address
Richard Wilson, UConn School of Law: “Problems of Causation in International Speech Crimes”

3:10-3:40
Afternoon Tea

3:40-4:30
Session 8    
David Smith, University of New England: “Making Monsters”

4:40 – 5:30
Session 9    
Kate Manne, Cornell: “Threatening Humanity”

6:30 – 10:00
Dinner reception @ the Law School

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd

9:00-9:30
Registration and Breakfast

9:30-10:20
Session 10
Elizabeth Robinson, Nazareth College: “Writing Loudly”

10:30-11:20
Session 11 
Michael Barnes, Georgetown: “Confronting the Authority Problem for Subordinating Speech”

11:30-1:00
Keynote Address 
Ishani Maitra, Michigan: “Authority and Accommodation”

1:00-2:30
Lunch

2:30-3:20
Session 12
David Schraub, UC Berkeley: “Playing with Cards: Discrimination Claims and the Charge of Bad Faith”

3:30 – 4:20
Session 13  
Erich Hatala Matthes, Wellesley: “Cultural Appropriation Without Cultural Essentialism”

4:20-4:30
Closing remarks