SCALE, 2017 Conference

Register for the conference. 

[hotel/lodging information to come]

Travel to Irvine, California:

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is the nearest airport to University of California, Irvine:  http://www.ocair.com

Long Beach Airport (LGB), about half an hour away, depending upon traffic, is another option. It is an easy airport to negotiate: http://www.lgb.org

The Los Angeles airport (LAX) is the largest airport in southern California. (Irvine is located in Orange County, not Los Angeles.) An Uber or Lyft from LAX to Irvine, depending on traffic, costs ca. $50.00. Shuttle services between LAX/Irvine are not recommended.  http://www.lawa.org


University of California, Irvine, October 6-7, 2017

Conference Theory Text:

Claude Lévi-Strass, “The Structural Study of Myth”


75th English Institute Conference - Time.

Friday, October 6

1:00
Introductions
Georges Van Den Abbeele, Dean of Humanities, UCI; Seth Lerer, Chair, The English Institute

1:15
Scale, the Cinematic Image, and the Negotiation of Space
Mary Ann Doane, University of California, Berkeley

3:00
Extreme Reading
Brad Pasanek, University of Virginia

4:30
Coffee

4:45
Mandeville, the Jews, and World Domination
Geraldine Heng, University of Texas at Austin

6:15
Reception

Saturday, October 7

9:00
Coffee

9:30
Bigness as the Unconscious of Theory
David Wittenberg, University of Iowa

11:00
The Conversation
Claude Lévi-Strauss, “The Structural Study of Myth”

12:15
Lunch

1:15
Narrative and Scale in the Anthropocene
Ursula Heise, University of California, Los Angeles

2:45
Fleas, Femtoseconds, and Fractals
John Durham Peters, Yale University

4:15
Coffee

4:30
Past Americana
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz

6:00
Reception