Word & Image Conference

March 30, 2006 (Thursday)March 31, 2006 (Friday)

3619 Locust Walk, Philadelphia

Word & Image Conference

Undergraduate Humanities Forum Research Conference

Thursday, March 30
Penn Museum

3:45p | Tour
Join us before the lecture for a specially arranged Penn Museum Tour of Cultural Body Ornamentation.
Free. Public invited.

5:00p | Conference Keynote Address
Jane Caplan, Flesh Made Word: The Tattooed Body as Script and Signature
University Lecturer in Modern European History, University of Oxford

Friday, March 31, 8:30a - 4:00p
Penn Humanities Forum, 3619 Locust Walk

8:30a | Registration

9:00-10:00a | Session 1: Theory and Practice
Cristina Alberto, CAS 2006; Cinema Studies and Visual Studies
Lisa Bubbers, CAS 2006; Visual Studies and Art & Culture
Gerard Leone, CAS 2006; Art History and Philosophy

10:15-11:15 | Session 2: Modernisms
Valentina Assenova, CAS and Wharton 2008; Fine Arts and Finance
Lindsey Schneider, CAS 2006; Women's Studies and Communication
Janine Catalano, CAS 2006; English and Art History

11:30-12:30 | Session 3: Ancient Images and Mythical Contexts
Kelly Sloane, CAS 2006; Classical Studies
Claudia Moser, CAS 2006; Classical Studies and Archaeology
Brian Anderson, CAS 2007; Biochemistry and Biological Basis of Behavior

12:30-2:00 | Art Reception
Maggie Chang, CAS 2006; Visual Studies and Psychology
Rebekah Flake, CAS 2006; German Studies and Visual Studies
Wendy Tai, CAS 2008; Fine Arts and Art History
Connie Yang, CAS 2006; Fine Arts

2:00-3:00 | Session 4: Narrative and Manuscript
Tara Mendola, CAS 2006; Comparative Literature and Literary Theory
Sarah Breger, CAS 2007; History (Jewish)
Jon Passaro, CAS 2006; English and Philosophy

3:15-4:00 | Session 5: Words Re-digested
Ruth McAdams, CAS 2006; English, German, and Music
Tara Krueger, CAS 2006; Urban Studies and History of Science