Graduate Student Conference in Linguistic Anthropology

The 14th Annual University of Michigan/University of Chicago “Michicagoan” Graduate Student Conference in Linguistic Anthropology

DEFAULTS AND DIFFERENCE

May 11th and 12th, 2012

The Franke Institute for the Humanities
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Keynote speech: Friday, May 11th, 6:00 PM
Elizabeth Povinelli, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
“The Will and the Otherwise”

Schedule

Friday, May 11

12pm-1:30
Registration and Lunch

1.30-3:15pm
Panel I “Default Languages”
discussant: Susan Phillips

3:30-5:15pm
Panel II “Authority to Name”
discussant: Justin Richland

6pm
Keynote Address: Elizabeth Povinelli, “The Will and the Otherwise”

Saturday, May 12

9:00-9:30am
Breakfast

9:30-11:15am
Panel III “Movement and Materiality”
discussant: Summerson Carr

11:30-1:15pm
Panel IV “Uttering Others”
discussant: Constantine Nakassis

1:15-2:15pm
Lunch

2:15-4:15pm
Panel V “Performing Religiosity”
discussant: Michael Lempert

4:30 – 5:30pm
Emergent Themes Open Forum

6:00 – 10:00pm
Reception

**More information to follow. If you have any questions please email Chris Bloechl (cbloechl@uchicago.edu).**

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