2015: Fears, Superstitions, and Anxieties

Schedule

TemPennTon – Friday, March 13, 2015

Temple University, Philadelphia PA

“Fears, Anxieties, and Superstitions”

Gladfelter Hall

WEIGLEY ROOM, 9TH FLOOR (CONFERENCE LOCATION)

FISHBOWL. GLADFELTER 212, 2ND FLOOR (REFRESHMENTS & COMMON AREA)

9:45-10:20 AM: Breakfast (The Fishbowl, 2nd Floor)

10:30 AM: Opening Address TemPennTon Organizers (Weigley Room, 9th Floor)

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Fear and the Nation-State (Weigley Room, 9th Floor)

10:45-11:00 Fatima Tassadiq (University of Pennsylvania) “Politicizing Fear: Nationalism and Islam in Pakistan”

11:00-11:15 Shinjung Nam (Princeton University) “Invention of Sacrifice at the Moment of Excessive Other”

11:15-11:30 Kristina Nazimova (Temple University) “Managing memories and narratives of war in Angola: Observations from the field”

11:30-11:45 Faculty Discussant: John Borneman, Princeton University

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch (The Fishbowl, 2nd Floor)

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM: Keynote (Weigley Room, 9th Floor) Keynote Speaker: Paul Stoller, West Chester University “Storytelling and the Contours of Well-Being”

2:00PM – 3:15PM: Risk and Anxiety in the Production of Knowledge (Weigley Room, 9th Floor)

2:00-2:15 Amber Henry (University of Pennsylvania) “The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay’: Tourism and Nation-Making in Cartagena, Colombia”

2:15-2:30 Brittany Webb (Temple University) “Performance Anxieties: (Re)Presenting Race in Cultural Institutions”

2:30-2:45 Scott Kirkland (Temple University) “Reproduction of Death: The Use of Human and Non-Human Skeletal Material in Education and Research”

2:45-3:00 Faculty Discussant: Paul Garrett, Temple University

Plenary Speaker

DR. PAUL STOLLER (WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY)

Panel Discussants

DR. PAUL B. GARRETT (TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)

DR. JOHN BORNEMAN (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY)

 

2015 TEMPENNTON CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS:

NICOLE NATHAN AND DAVE PAULSON (TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)

AMBER HENRY (UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA)

SHINJUNG NAM AND SHREYA SUBRAMANI (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY)

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