2017 Schedule of Events

*This schedule is subject to change*

11th Annual Indiana University Landscape, Space, and Place Conference 2017

March 2nd-3rd

Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 2

Venue: IMU, University Club, Faculty Room

Time Session Speakers
1:00pm – 2:15pm (Re)Presentations of the Landscape Jorn Seemann

The Production of Good Neighbor Landscapes: Pictorial Representations of Latin America in the 1940s

Molly Catherine Briggs

New York & Environs: Formulating the Immersive Urban Overview

Jesse Balzer

“It’s just too bad you don’t know what it is”: Marketing the hood in contemporary movie trailers

Sam Smith

Museums as Spatial Media: Landscape, Narrative, and Regional Identity in Western U.S. History Museums

2:15pm – 2:30pm Break
2:30pm – 3:45pm Panel Presentation: Fostering the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders through Landscape Scale Projects Kristin Shaw, Gwen White

Eastern Tallgrass Prairie Landscape Conservation Cooperatives

Vicky Meretsky, Abby Donnelly

Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

3:45pm – 4:00pm Break
4:00pm – 5:15pm Place Making Dugan Meyer

(Im)mobile Homes: Vulnerability, Territoriality, and the Dispossession of Life

Kip Robisch

Seasteading and the Global Utopian Dystopia

Stephen Volan

Space and Place Filtered Through the Spectrum of Autism

Jordan Bunzel

Victorian Botany: Wide Space and Democratic Science

Friday, March 3

Venue: IMU, University Club, Presidents Room

9:30am – 10:45am Sonic Landscapes Laila Rajani

Eric ki Baithak (Gathering at Eric’s): Placemaking in Informal Musical Gatherings in Brooklyn’s Little Pakistan

Javier Alvarez

From the Comuna to the Caliphate: localizing the enemy

Gwendolyn Kirk

From Lakshmi Chowk to the Vogue Towers Super Cinema: Linguistic landscapes of cinema in Lahore

Eric “C” Heaps

Translation as Confluence: Rivers Teach About Cultural Contact

10:45am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:15pm “Race” and Space Julie Johnson Searcy

“You can not tell me, I should not go there:” Navigating the racial space of South Africa’s Public Health System.

Zeba Khan-Thomas

Conjuring Roots in Dystopia: Reconciling Transgenerational Conflict through the Ancestral ‘Speaker’ in Nalo Hopkinson’s “Brown Girl in the Ring” and Edwidge Danticat’s “Brother, I’m Dying”

Ian Spangler

The “death-threat” of Newtown Pike: Davis Bottom as a liminal landscape

Bridget Sutherland

Rhetorics of Mobility and Consent in Dollar General, Corp. vs The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

12:15pm – 2:15pm Lunch Break
2:15pm – 3:30pm Gendered Spaces Nadine Morris

Heavens Coming Down: Topos and the Feminine in the North American Black Hills

Andrew Timmons

The Southern Gothic and the Queerness of Place in Truman Capote’s “Other Voices, Other Rooms”

Eliza Hazen

Wild Places and A Thing Called Gender. Does This Social Construction Inform How We Work and Play Outside? A Qualitative Narrative of Working in the White Mountain National Forest

Ryan D’Auria-Rousseau

“The Dude” Abides: Landscapes of Race, Empire, and (Queer) Masculinity in The Big Lebowski

3:30pm – 3:45pm Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Reimagining the Empire Bincy Abdul Samad

Palmyra: The Loss/Transformation of Civilizational Memory

Richard Allberry

A Bullet from Behind a Rock: Disembodied Agency in “The Chronicles of Dustypore”

Jim Nagler

Bix Gabriel

Picturing Guantánamo: How Do We See A Place & People Hidden From View?

5:00pm – 5:15pm Break
5:15pm – 6:15pm Keynote Dr. Edward Linenthal

The Predicament of Aftermath: Remembering the Oklahoma City Bombing, April 19, 1995, An Illustrated Lecture



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Geography PhD Candidate at Indiana University Bloomington
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