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Agenda (Saturday, 2/11/17)


Saturday, February 11, 2017 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm – White Stag Building, Room 142 / 144 – Portland, Oregon

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Provided)

9:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Panel 1 Unruly

Chair:  Peter Alilunas, University of Oregon

Linda Mizejewki, Ohio State University
Hysterical! Kathleen Rowe Karlyn and Madcap Feminism

Russell Meeuf, University of Idaho
Unruly Bodies and Body-Image Heroines: Corpulent Femininity from Roseanne to Melissa McCarthy

Claire Graman, University of Oregon
The Unruly Scholar:  Theories of Gender and Laughter

Rachael Weir, University of Oregon
Manic Pixie Dream Girl:  Challenging a Myth

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Panel 2 Unruly Again

Chair:  Gabriela Martinez, University of Oregon

Michael Arnzen, Seton Hill University
Unruly Memories, Uncanny Teaching: The Pedagogical Lessons of Kathleen Karlyn

Quinn Miller, University of Oregon
Sadie Hawkins Day Every Day:  Unruly Feminism, Transgender History, and Television Archives

Baran Germen, University of Oregon
Melodramatics of Vurun Kahpeye: The Afterlife of Halide Edib’s Queer Feminism

Kevin Yatsu, University of Oregon
Attraction, Animality, and the Unruly in Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Attenberg

1:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch (Provided)

2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Panel 3 Unruly Once More

Chair:  Andre Sirois, University of Oregon

Sarah Kozloff, Vassar College
Nasty Women…Talk

Elaine Roth, Indiana University, South Bend
Women in and of Film

Diana Martinez, University of Oregon
Melodrama, Comedy, and the Genres in Between

Anne Helen Petersen, BuzzFeed News
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Rejection of Contemporary Celebrity Unruliness


The complete symposium agenda is available here:  Feminist Media Studies Symposium Agenda