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Permanence & Decay

UCLA European Languages and Transcultural Studies 2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference

Monday, May 23, 2022 to Tuesday, May 24, 2022
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
306 Royce Hall

Please register by Friday, May 6, 2022 at 5pm PDT.

For most up-to-date information, please visit the conference webpage by clicking here.

Day 1: Monday, May 23, 2022
9:00-9:30  Registration, Breakfast provided
 9:30-9:45  Opening Remarks
 9:45-11:00  Panel 1: Ideologies and the Political Self 
               Chaoge Wang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 
               Mads Larsen, UCLA
               Andrew Blough, UC Berkeley
 11:00-11:15   Morning break, refreshments provided 
 11:30-12:45   Panel 2: Preservation and the Archive 
               Ben Seyfert, UCLA
               Nikoleta Perić, University of Debrecen, Hungary 
               Caleb Davis, Ohio State University 
 1:00-2:30   Break for Lunch 
 2:30-3:45   Panel 3: Linguistic Change
               Vanessa Awa, University of Missouri 
               Betsy Carter, University of Arizona
               Léa Fougerolle, University of Louisiana at Lafayette 
 3:45-4:45   Opening Keynote: Aamir Mufti, UCLA
 4:45-5:00  Closing remarks


Day 2: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
 9:00-9:30   Registration, Breakfast provided 
 9:30-11:00   Panel 4: National Identities, Constructed and Deconstructed 
               Akshita Sharma, Delhi University 
               Todd Maslyk, University of Michigan 
               Vincent Kancans, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
               Lujun Guo, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 
 11:15-11:30   Morning break, refreshments provided 
 11:30-1:00   Panel 5: Gender Identities 
               Jacqueline Davis, UCLA
               Miranda Heaner, University of Louisiana at Lafayette 
               Katya Lopatko, UCSB
               Kelly Roso, UCLA 
 1:00-2:00  Break for Lunch
 2:00-3:00   Closing Keynote: Melody Jue, UCSB
 3:15-4:15   Closing Remarks 
 4:30-7:00  Reception, refreshments provided 


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Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Center for European and Russian Studies, African Studies Center, UCLA International Institute, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Art History, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, Philosophy, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Asian Languages & Cultures, English, Geography, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Deans of Humanities; Alliance Française de Los Angeles; UCLA CMRS Center for Early Global Studies