2018 Conference Schedule

UNC-KCL Configurations of Empire
Conference 2018

August 17-18, UNC Chapel Hill

 

Note to conference participants:

  • Unless stated otherwise, all events will take place in Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall, on the UNC Campus.
  • We are circulating papers before the conference. Please email your finished paper to Abigail Lee (avklee@unc.edu) by August 10th.
  • Abstracts available for viewing here.
  • 1 week before the conference, a Whatsapp group will be created with all participants.

Conference Participants

Rachel Warner  warnerr@live.unc.edu

Trisha Remetir  tremetir@unc.edu

Abigail Lee  avklee@unc.edu

Emilio Taiveaho taiveaej@live.unc.edu

Nicole Berland berland@live.unc.edu

Rafael  rafael.lubner@kcl.ac.uk

Christine christine.okoth@kcl.ac.uk

Jamie  james.rakoczi@kcl.ac.uk

Schedule

PRECONFERENCE ARRIVAL  – AUGUST 16, 2018

Hotel AC Marriott Downtown

214 West Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill

Check in 3:00pm (8/16)

Check out 12:00pm (8/19)

 

DAY 1 – AUGUST 17, 2018

9:30am Breakfast

10am Works-in-progress (4 people)

12pm Roundtable

1pm Lunch

2:30pm Keynote with Dr. Jennifer Ho (UNC-CH)

3:30pm Break

 

7:30pm Dinner (Kipos, 431 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill)

9pm Optional evening activities

 

DAY 2 – AUGUST 18, 2018

9:30am Breakfast

10am Works-in-progress (4 people)

12pm Planning for next year’s conference, and

Lunch

 

2pm-5pm Optional

Tour of Stagville Plantation in Durham, NC

or  

John Akomfrah’s exhibit Precarity at Nasher Museum in Durham, NC

 

7:30pm Dinner (Cholanad, 308 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill)

 

DAY 3 – AUGUST 19, 2018 (Optional activities)

1pm Tubing down the Eno River

Afternoon “Sorry to Bother You” film screening

 

DEPARTURES – AUGUST 21, 2018