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  • 1. CONFERENCE PROGRAM THE IMAGE OF TECHNOLOGY in Literature, Media, and Society Sponsored by The Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery and Colorado State University - Pueblo Antlers Hilton Hotel Colorado Springs, Colorado March 12-14, 2009 Registration: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., March 11 (Hotel Lobby) 8:30 - 5:00 p.m., March 12-14 (Conference Rooms) Organizers: Will Wright Colorado State University - Pueblo Steven Kaplan University of New Haven ******************************** Thursday, 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. coffee, tea, pastries
  • 2. (at meeting rooms) Thursday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Session 1: Science Fiction - Fremont Moderator: Edward T. Potter, Mississippi State University Passive Resistance to the Perilous Age of Technology: Sam Lundwall’s 1973 Science Fiction Comic Antihero Bernard the Conqueror William Walker, Bradley University ‘Soft radiance’ and ‘a foolish heaping’: Images of Technology in The Time Machine Michael Johnson, Buffalo State College Fast Forward: Science Fiction as a Postmodern Response to Runaway Technology Mark Giese, University of Arkansas - Little Rock The Internet as Fantasy in the Work of Charles de Lint Majel Campbell, Pikes Peak Community College Session 2: Twitter: What’s the Point? - Carson Moderator: Jennifer Mullen, Colorado State University - Pueblo Twitter: Microblogging for the Masses Sam Ebersole, Colorado State University - Pueblo Justin Bregar, Colorado State University - Pueblo Using Twitter: Emergencies, Activism, and Media Sam Lovato, Colorado State University - Pueblo The Twit in Twitter Richard Joyce, Colorado State University - Pueblo Leticia Steffen, Colorado State University - Pueblo Twitter and Reputation: Branding in 140 characters Jennifer Mullen, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 3: Culture - Heritage B Moderator: Andrea F. Trocha-Van Nort, United States Air Force Academy New Technology in Accident Investigation with Ramifications on the Expectations of the Constituents and the Legal System 2
  • 3. William A. Bloxsom, Colorado State University - Pueblo Auto Thrill Shows, Demolition Derbies, and Bumper Cars: The Cultural Logic and Aesthetics of the Intentional Car Crash in America Itai Vardi, Boston University Technology and Marketing: The Image of ’Tweens and Cell Phones Cheryl Pawlowski, University of Northern Colorado Diane Matuschka, University of North Florida New Technology - New Laws? The Manipulation of Children’s Images by the Pornography Industry Diane Matuschka, University of North Florida Erika S. Wilson, University of North Florida BREAK (coffee and tea) Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Session 4: Developments - Fremont Moderator: Itai Vardi, Boston University Somewhere between Profit and Aesthetics: The Contradictions of Edward Moxon, London Publisher Roy Bearden-White, Southern Illinois University Technology and Expanding Opportunities for International Scholarly Publishing Stephen Boss, University of Wyoming Technological Impediments in Literary Translation Analisa Delvecchio, University of Ottawa A War of Papers: The Printing Press in the Catalonia of 1640-1652 Conxita Domènech, University of Colorado - Boulder Session 5: Politics - Carson Moderator: Ralph Buechler, University of Nevada - Las Vegas The Real “Picnic for Buster”: How the Obama Campaign Forever Changed the Role of Family in Politics Sherilyn Marrow, University of Northern Colorado 3
  • 4. The Historic Use of the Internet, in the Obama Campaign, as a Function of the Shift from Fixed to Fluid Perceptions in the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Class Cecelia Baldwin, San Jose State University Presidential Image for Sale: A Rhetorical Criticism of Obama’s Historical Purchase of a 30-minute Advertising Spot Kelly C. Scott, University of Northern Colorado Technology and Ritual Harald Zils, Binghamton University Session 6: Web 2.0, Literature 2.0, Students 2.0 - Heritage B Moderator: Jesse Stommel, University of Colorado - Boulder World of Warcraft: a Literary Community Sean Michael Law, University of Colorado - Boulder Students 2.0, Shakespeare 2.0 R. L. Widmann, University of Colorado - Boulder “Infection in the Sentence Breeds”: Grammar and the Student 2.0 Jesse Stommel, University of Colorado - Boulder LUNCH BREAK (on your own) Thursday, 2:15 - 4:00 p.m. Session 7: Dilemmas - Fremont Moderator: Harald Zils, Binghamton University Sonar Training: A Rhetorical Analysis of Winter, Secretary of the Navy, et al., v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al. Lin Allen, University of Northern Colorado Technological Disaster, Environmental Tourism, and the Rebuilding and Rebranding of New Orleans Mark Hutter, Rowan University DeMond Shondell Miller, Rowan University Vats and Fences: Biopolitics at the Border Mark Jones, Colorado College Mountain Mafia: Organizational Structure as Technology 4
  • 5. Betty Alt, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 8: Portrayals - Carson Moderator: Jenifer Sunrise Winter, University of Hawaii - Manoa Anesthetized Action and Titillating Technology: Avoiding Identity in Edith Wharton’s Twilight Sleep Max Despain, United States Air Force Academy Life and Technology in Alberto Arbasino’s Mirror of my cravings (1974) Paolo Matteucci Found!—Mark Twain’s Fingerprints on Pudd’nhead Wilson and Eve Katherine E. Woodville, Wichita State University Addiction and Cure: Technology in Kevin Brockmeier’s “The Year of Silence” Jesse Goolsby, United States Air Force Academy Session 9: Technology as Trace: The Failure to Represent Technological Evil - Heritage A Moderator: Joel Harrison, University of Northern Colorado “Battle Not With Monsters”: Technology and the Necessity for Paranoia in Alan Moore’s Watchmen Joel Harrison, University of Northern Colorado A Wordless Death: The Production of Writing and Dahl’s “The Great Automatic Grammatizator” Kyle Gustafson, University of Northern Colorado “Who Am I To Blame Now?” Sono Sion’s Suicide Club and Technology’s Monstrous Inexistence Joshua Cohen, University of Northern Colorado Session 10: Learning - Heritage B Moderator: Daniel Worden, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Effects of Expanded Intonation on Recall of Events/Facts by Adult Classroom Spanish Learners Elena Kurinski, St. Cloud State University Everything but the Croissants: Online Access to French Culture in the Classroom Christelle Rolland, Pomona College Credo as a Way of Knowing How to Begin Research Lynn Kay, Colorado State University - Pueblo 5
  • 6. Sandy Hudock, Colorado State University - Pueblo Innovations in Education: Colorado On-line Distance Education Dana Rocha, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Barbara Borland, Colorado State University - Pueblo BREAK Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Session 11: Contours - Fremont Moderator: Joel Harrison, University of Northern Colorado Cyrano’s Right Stuff: Rockets to the Moon Were Just the Beginning Richard W. Lemp, United States Air Force Academy Cyrano de Bergerac’s The Other World (1657-1662): Philosophical Tale and/or Science Fiction Harold Neemann, University of Wyoming Technology and the Social Character of Molière’s Dom Juan Ted Weaver Weighing Justice in Faerie Queene V Katherine Wolfe, Catholic University of America Session 12: Variations - Carson Moderator: Carl Pletsch, University of Colorado - Denver Technology in the Workforce Amanda Swanson, Colorado State University - Pueblo The Transcendent Steam Engine: Industry, Nostalgia, and the Romance of Steampunk Michaela Sakamoto, Colorado State University - Pueblo Technology Gone Bad: The Science and Ethics of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Jené Fletcher, Colorado State University - Pueblo Communities, Racism, and Ethnocentrism: Technology as the New Ether Jason Martinez, Colorado State University - Pueblo Grab Yer Bullthrower: Mountain Man Technology and Fur Trade Equipment Sam Fletcher, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 13: Losing Control: Gothic Technology - Heritage A 6
  • 7. Moderator: Max Despain, United States Air Force Academy The Sins of the Father Kerry Linfoot, United States Air Force Academy Fear of "Aliens" in M. Night Shyamalan's Signs and Charles Brockden Brown's Wieland Kristen Loyd, United States Air Force Academy Impending Horror Gretchen Koenig, United States Air Force Academy Technology and Impotence in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Thomas Vargish, United States Air Force Academy Session 14: Popular Culture - Heritage B Moderator: Carrie O’Connor, Louisiana State University More (or Less) Than Human: Images of Humanity along the Man/Machine Interface Mark Giese, University of Arkansas - Little Rock Automata and Automobiles: The Image of Technology in The Twilight Zone Leslie Feldman, Hofstra University MacGyver or Dilbert? Images of Technical Experts in Popular Culture Marj Rush Hovde, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis The Human Technological Spirit - Heideggarian Technological Frameworks Applied to “Galaxy Express 999” Michael Plochmann, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale DINNER BREAK (on your own) ******************************* PLENARY ADDRESS The Learning Center 8:00 - 9:30 pm Postmodern Technoscience: From Atomic Bombs to Sub-Prime Mortgages Raphael Sassower University of Colorado - Colorado Springs 7
  • 8. Author: Confronting Disaster: An Existential Approach to Technoscience Political Blind Spots: Reading the Ideology of Images Popper's Legacy: Rethinking Politics, Economics and Science Technoscientific Angst Reception to follow ******************************* Friday, 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. coffee and tea (at meeting rooms) Friday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Session 15: Simulations - Fremont Moderator: John S. Turner, II, Goucher College Maschinen-Menschen – Mensch-Maschinen: Androids in Literature Elisabeth Jütten, University of Tübingen L'Eve future or RealDoll? Sexualized Simulacra at the Fin-de-siècle and Today Erin E. Edgington, Indiana University Technological Fetishism and Alienation: Villiers’s Android in L’Eve Future Carrie O’Connor, Louisiana State University Postmodern Rape: Deconstructing the Cyborg Female with Metal Nipples and Steel Breasts Judith Fodor, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 16: Film I - Carson Moderator: Rachel Linville, State University of New York - Brockport Post-Apocalyptic Nostalgia: Wall-E, Garbage, and Technology Christopher Todd Anderson, Pittsburg State University Beyond the Binary: Must I Choose? The Portrayal of the Intersex in the Film XXY Michel Mallet, McGill University Natalie Duchesne, Université du Québec à Montréal Technological Spectacle and Liberal Angst in Iron Man and The Dark Knight: Blockbuster 8
  • 9. Filmmaking as Hegemonic Pro-Techno-Militarism Charles Soukup, University of Northern Colorado Christina Foust, Denver University Simulacra of Sound in Contemporary Film Aili Zheng, Willamette University Session 17: Commitments - Heritage A Moderator: Mark Giese, University of Arkansas - Little Rock A Twilight of the Forms: Religion, Metaphysics, and the Image of Science in the Dover “Intelligent Design” Case Seth Long, California Polytechnic University - Pomona High-tech Return to Nature: The Yaoyorozu Metaphor and Images of the Emerging Ubiquitous Computing Society in Japan Jenifer Sunrise Winter, University of Hawaii - Manoa Star Trek: The Religious Phenomenon Alison Marrelli, University of Utah Writing the Self, Ascribing Islam – Islamic Teen Fiction: Reforming the Moslem Identity Latifah, University of Hawaii - Manoa Ary Budiyanto, University of Gadjah Mada (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) Session 18: Digital Ruins: Aesthetics, Technology, and History - Heritage B Moderator: Daniel Worden, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Digital Fonts and Ancient Codes in Armand Schwerner’s The Tablets Mikel Parent, Brandeis University Architecture, Memory, and the Slideshow in Ira Glass and Chris Ware’s Lost Buildings Daniel Worden, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Machinic Stutterings: Flarf Collective and Codework Poetry Melanie Doherty, Wesleyan College BREAK (coffee and tea) Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Session 19: Hollywood Fantasies Past and Future - Fremont Moderator: Tim McGettigan, Colorado State University - Pueblo 9
  • 10. A Street Fight in Tombstone: Heroes, History, Happenstance, and Hollywood Ian M. Gomme, Colorado State University - Pueblo Out-Imagineering the Competition: Cinematic Agenda-Setting from the “Space Race” to Star Wars and Beyond Tim McGettigan, Colorado State University - Pueblo Movie Magic Wakes Up: Where Does Futuristic Phantasmagoria Leave Us When Its “Dream-by” Date Expires? Scott Whited, Colorado State University - Pueblo Really Cool/Really Creepy Surveillance: Predator Sightings in Popular Culture John S. Turner, II, Goucher College Session 20: Film II - Carson Moderator: Aili Zheng, Willamette University Soldiers of Salamis: Effects of a Hand-held Camera on Memory Rachel Linville, State University of New York - Brockport Triumph of the Sci-Tech Will: German Transformations of the Early 1930s Richard Rundell, New Mexico State University The Image of Technology in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis and Ernst Toller’s Hoppla, We’re Alive Edward T. Potter, Mississippi State University The Irony of Technology in Post-Socialist Chinese Popular Cinema Ying Bao, University of Nevada - Las Vegas Session 21: Perspectives - Heritage A Moderator: Erin E. Edgington, Indiana University Means of Transport between the West and the East in the Arabic and French Medieval Literature of Travel Hatem Akkari, University of Wyoming (University of Sfax) Making Difficult Technological Procedures Simple: A Solution for the Traditional Peg- Jump Puzzle Richard Krinsky, Colorado State University - Pueblo Technology, Greek Theater, and the Super Bowl Xanthe K. Farnworth, Brigham Young University 10
  • 11. Responsive Teaching in Higher Ed.: How to Use Backboard to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners Sue Pettit, Colorado State University - Pueblo Geri Koncilija, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 22: Technology in the Classroom and Beyond - Heritage B Moderator: Fulvio Orsitto, California State University - Chico Revealing the Impact of Globalization on Higher Education Claudia Peralta Nash, California State University - Chico Learning Communities and Technology in the Classroom Renato Ventura, University of Connecticut - Storrs Using Visual Literacy to Teach Language and Culture Fulvio Orsitto, California State University - Chico LUNCH BREAK (on your own) Friday, 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. Session 23: Convergence, Technology, and the People - Fremont Moderator: Jon Westover, University of Utah Media Convergence and Society Nekehia Quashie, University of Utah Internet and Health: Increased Consumer Access to Health Information and Implications for Biomedical and Alternative Treatments Sophie Nathenson, University of Utah Convergence of Social Thought: Social Dialogue, a Graduate Student Journal Daniel Poole, University of Utah Jayme Day, University of Utah Convergence and Technology: The Role of Cell Phones Marti Morris, University of Utah Session 24: Trouble - Carson Moderator: Seth Long, California Polytechnic University - Pomona Downloading Battlefield Ethics Jim Cook, United States Air Force Academy Grotius and the Crucible of Just War Theory 11
  • 12. Carl Pletsch, University of Colorado - Denver Weapons Technology and Security Policy: The Pendulum between Deterrence and Defense Doctrines Mark Gose, Colorado State University - Pueblo From Trinity to Otowi: Mythological Images of the Atomic Bomb John Nizalowski, Mesa State College Session 25: Impacts - Heritage A Moderator: Coleman C. Myron, Shippensburg University Technology in the Literary Imagination: The Case of Digital Literature Joan-Elies Adell, University of North Carlonia - Charlotte [Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain)] From Printed Page to Webpage: Elfriede Jelinek’s Neid and the Creation of Virtual Place Anna Souchuk, DePaul University “An Extinct Civilization”: W. G. Sebald’s Critique of Technology through Text and Image in The Rings of Saturn Brandon Lingle, United States Air Force Academy Technology, Access, and Popular Culture in Nick Hornby’s Novels Keli Hibbert, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 26: “Outsider-Insider” Technologies: Labor, Liberalism, and Value - Heritage B Moderator: Steven Wexler, California State University - Northridge Who Put the "You" in YouTube? "User-Generated" Liberalism and Value Steven Wexler, California State University - Northridge Gender, Contingent Labor, and Our Virtual Bodies Desi Bradley, California State University - Northridge William Blake, a Publishing Outsider: Print Technology and Anti-Liberalism in Blake's Illuminated Works James Rovira, Tiffin University BREAK Friday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Session 27: Ideas - Fremont 12
  • 13. Moderator: Danielle Magnusson, University of Washington Competitive Apostles of a Single Creed: Salvation by Machinery Marc Pratarelli, Colorado State University - Pueblo Wikipedia, Knowledge, and Error Mark Nunes, Southern Polytechnic State University Known Knowns and the Rest: Ignorance, Risk, and Ethics Darrell Arnold, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Analog Images S. C. Kranc, University of South Florida Session 28: Concerns - Carson Moderator: Xanthe K. Farnworth, Brigham Young University Technology in Tomorrowland: Walt Disney and Cold War Culture Andrew J. Huebner, University of Alabama Images of Industry in the Twenties: Photography, Film, and Political Ideology Kristen Oehlrich, Brown University Until the Real Thing Comes Along: The Changing Depictions of African-Americans in the Role of U. S. President on Film and Television Stephynie C. Perkins, University of North Florida Klaatu barada nikto, Version 2.0: Comparing and Contrasting the Messages and Machines in the 1951 and 2008 Versions of the Film The Day the Earth Stood Still Thomas G. Endres, University of Northern Colorado Session 29: Literature - Heritage A Moderator: Andrés Lema-Hincapié, University of Colorado - Denver The Rocket Sublime: Speed, Excess, and Paradox in Gravity’s Rainbow and Beyond Mark Kaufman, Tufts University Technocracy’s Arc: Henry Adams, the American Century, and Randomness Re-Figured in the Metafiction of Thomas Pynchon William Lansing Brown, Mesa State College “Emblem of Motion and Power”: Whitman on Technology, Nature, and the Poet Sara Erickson, Catholic University of America 13
  • 14. The Art of Naturalness: Film and Its Specters in Quiroga’s Literature Mariana Amato, New York University Session 30: Weapons Technology and Power in Literature - Heritage B Moderator: Alegría Ribadeneira, Colorado State University - Pueblo The Poetics of Weaponry in Literature Juan Morales, Colorado State University - Pueblo Situating Weapons Technology in Machiavelli and Ariosto Christen Picicci, Colorado State University - Pueblo Women in Arms: Gender Politics and Weapons Technology in La mujer habitada Alegría Ribadeneira, Colorado State University - Pueblo A Hrunting We Will Go: Beowulf's Sword and Norse Weapon Technology Karen Emanuelson, Colorado State University - Pueblo DINNER BREAK (on your own) *********************************** KEYNOTE ADDRESS The Learning Center 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. How the Media Cover Complexity -- A Personal View Robert Bazell Chief Science and Health Correspondent NBC Nightly News Reception to follow ************************************ Saturday, 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. coffee and tea (at meeting rooms) 14
  • 15. Saturday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Session 31: Complexities - Fremont Moderator: Sixto E. Torres, Metropolitan State College of Denver Western Technology under Erasure: Navajo Weaving after Bosque Redondo Roy Sonnema, Colorado State University - Pueblo Looking Backwards: Digital Technology and the Bayeux Tapestry Danielle Magnusson, University of Washington Techno-Twins: Privilege and Power in the Image of Technology Stephen Wall, Institute of American Indian Arts The Protocinema Invention of the Shadow Theater in Fin de Siècle France Anamaria Banu, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey Session 32: Foundations - Carson Moderator: Kerry Linfoot, United States Air Force Academy Manufacturing Identity: Creating the Postmodern Self Kim Kirkpatrick, Fayetteville State University Animating Our Selves: Bridging the Communication Gap between the Natural World and Humans Sandy Hudock, Colorado State University - Pueblo Technology, the Protestant Work Ethic, and the Problem of Creativity Coleman C. Myron, Shippensburg University Technology: The Unsocial Future Lisa Moberly, Colorado State University - Pueblo Session 33: Self-Reflexivity of the Digital Archive, Poem, and Social Network - Heritage A Moderator: Lori Emerson, University of Colorado - Boulder The Digital Poem as Against the Interface-Free: “Spawn” by Andy Campbell Lori Emerson, University of Colorado - Boulder A Stand Alone Complex: Evolution of Social Organizations with Technology Zachary Levitz, University of Colorado - Boulder The Digital Archive as Disinhibitor Benjamin J. Robertson, University of Colorado - Boulder 15
  • 16. Recursion as Incursion in Digital Film Effects Mark Winokur, University of Colorado - Boulder Session 34: Connections - Heritage B Moderator: Gene Burd, University of Texas From Ethics to Media Ethics Achim Koeddermann, State University of New York - Oneonta Technological Impacts of Maintaining Core Familial Ties Chris Messer, Colorado State University - Pueblo Image of an Attractive Mom: Technology’s Impact on Interpersonal Attraction, Communication, and Influence in Parent-child Relationships Jarae L. Fulton, University of Northern Colorado Statistical Research Methods in Comparative International Sociology Jonathan H. Westover, University of Utah BREAK (coffee and tea) Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Session 35: Strategies - Fremont Moderator: Andreas Michel, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology What Do Dead Things Eat? Monstrous Machines, Automata, and the Zombie Horde Jesse Stommel, University of Colorado - Boulder Lightning, Electricity, and Lightning Rods: The Case of G. C. Lichtenberg Ralph Buechler, University of Nevada - Las Vegas Electricity as Communication Technology: The Seldom Studied, Explored, or Examined Role of Light and Night Gene Burd, University of Texas Ritual and Technology Harald Zils, Binghamton University Session 36: Disruptions - Carson Moderator: Stephen Wall, Institute of American Indian Arts The Needle and the Damage Done: American Justice and the Technology of Death 16
  • 17. Ian M. Gomme, Colorado State University - Pueblo More Shock Therapy: Examining the Debate over the Use and Deployment of Force Technologies by the Police Brian Wolf, University of Idaho C.S.I - In Real Life Amy Wren, Colorado State University - Pueblo “All Necks are Created Equal!” – The Profound Meaning of the Guillotine William H. Huseman, University of Oklahoma - Norman Session 37: Social Problems and Technology - Heritage A Moderator: Nekehia Quashie, University of Utah Technological Advancement: Implications for Terrorism Daniel Poole, University of Utah Globalization and World Cities Jonathan H. Westover, University of Utah Social Problems and Technology - Green Technology Marti Morris, University of Utah Globalization, Technology, and the Migration of Labor in the Philippines Peter Loebach, University of Utah Perceptions of Environmental Problems and the Image of Technology as a Solution Jennifer Givens, University of Utah Session 38: Technologies of the Word: Images in English Literature - Heritage B Moderator: Doug Eskew, Colorado State University - Pueblo The Technology of Authorship Rick Sundermann, Colorado State University - Pueblo A Bizarre Narrative: Structuralism, Dissonance, and Wilkie Collins' Broadway Debut Donna Souder, Colorado State University - Pueblo The Pastoral Tradition in the Country and Western Truck-Driving Song Doug Eskew, Colorado State University - Pueblo LUNCH BREAK (on your own) 17
  • 18. Saturday, 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. Session 39: Visions - Fremont Moderator: Silia Kaplan, University of North Carolina A Necessary Curse: Ambivalence toward Technology in Two Recent Post-Apocalyptic Novels William E. Sheidley, Colorado State University - Pueblo Science Fiction and Visions of the Future in Antonio Buero Vallejo’s El Tragaluz Sixto E. Torres, Metropolitan State College of Denver Metempsychoses of Science Fiction: Travel, Totality, and Race in Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy Erik Jaccard, University of Washington - Seattle Machinism in Four Southern Cone Novels: Humankind at Stake Andrés Lema-Hincapié, University of Colorado - Denver Session 40: Analyses - Carson Moderator: Benjamin J. Robertson, University of Colorado - Boulder The End of Cities: Walking Distance, Word of Mouth, and the Proportions of Mutual Presence David W. Overbey, Bellarmine University Technology in Modern Societies: A Conflict Perspective Karam Adibifar, Metropolitan State College of Denver Is Poetry Still Poetry on the Internet? Emily Panzeri, Wichita State University Jumping Jack Flash: Using Hypertext and Macromedia Flash to Introduce Students to Metaphysical Poetry Coleman C. Myron, Shippensburg University Session 41: Television and Contemporary Italian Cinema - Heritage B Moderator: Fulvio Orsitto, California State University - Chico Television and Italian Cinema Fulvio Orsitto, California State University - Chico Renato Ventura, University of Connecticut - Storrs 18
  • 19. Television and Italian Cinema during the 1970s Fulvio Orsitto, California State University - Chico Cinema, Television, and the Image of Man and Masculinities in Contemporary Southern Italy Renato Ventura, University of Connecticut - Storrs BREAK Saturday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Session 42: Theory - Fremont Moderator: Boyd Littrell, University of Nebraska - Omaha Technological Metaphors in Husserl's 'Logical Investigations' John O'Connor, Colorado State University - Pueblo Philosophy/Technology/Utopia: The Case of Gianni Vattimo Andreas Michel, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Postcapitalism: Technological Transformation of the Economy Raphael Sassower, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Technology: Threat or Menace Stanley Aronowitz, City University of New York - Graduate Center 19
  • 20. Index (moderators in parenthesis) Adell, Joan-Elies - 25 Fletcher, Sam - 12 Adibifar, Karam - 40 Fodor, Judith - 15 Akkari, Hatem - 21 Foust, Christina - 16 Allen, Lin - 7 Fulton, Jarae L. - 34 Alt, Betty - 7 Giese, Mark - 1, 14, (17) Amato, Mariana - 29 Givens, Jennifer - 37 Anderson, Christopher Todd - 16 Gomme, Ian - 19, 36 Aronowitz, Stanley - 42 Goolsby, Jesse - 8 Arnold, Darrell - 27 Gose, Mark - 24 Baldwin, Cecelia - 5 Gustafson, Kyle - 9 Banu, Anamaria - 31 Harrison, Joel - 9, (9), (11) Bao, Ying - 20 Hibbert, Keli - 25 Bazell, Robert - Friday, 8:00 p.m. Hovde, Marj Rush - 14 Bearden-White, Roy - 4 Hudock, Sandy - 10, 32 Bloxsom, William A. - 3 Huebner, Andrew J. - 28 Borland, Barbara - 10 Huseman, William H. - 36 Boss, Stephen - 4 Hutter, Mark - 7 Bradley, Desi - 26 Jaccard, Erik - 39 Bregar, Justin - 2 Johnson, Michael - 1 Brown, William Lansing - 29 Jones, Mark - 7 Budiyanto, Ary - 17 Joyce, Richard - 2 Buechler, Ralph - 35, (5) Jütten, Elisabeth - 15 Burd, Gene - 35, (34) Kaplan, Silia - 39 Campbell, Majel - 1 Kaufman, Mark - 29 Cohen, Joshua - 9 Kay, Lynn - 10 Cook, Jim - 24 Kirkpatrick, Kim - 32 Day, Jayme - 23 Koeddermann, Achim - 34 Delvecchio, Analisa - 4 Koenig, Gretchen - 13 Despain, Max - 8, (13) Koncilija, Geri - 21 Doherty, Melanie - 18 Kranc, S. C. - 27 Domènech, Conxita - 4 Krinsky, Richard - 21 Duchesne, Natalie - 16 Kurinski, Elena - 10 Ebersole, Sam - 2 Latifah - 17 Edgington, Erin E. - 15, (21) Law, Sean Michael - 6 Emanuelson, Karen - 30 Lema-Hincapié, Andrés - 39, (29) Emerson, Lori - 33, (33) Lemp, Richard W. - 11 Endres, Thomas G. - 28 Levitz, Zachary - 33 Erickson, Sara - 29 Linfoot, Kerry - 13, (32) Eskew, Doug - 38, (38) Lingle, Brandon - 25 Farnworth, Xanthe K. - 21, (28) Linville, Rachel - 20, (16) Feldman, Leslie - 14 Littrell, Boyd - (42) Fletcher, Jené - 12 Loebach, Peter - 37 Long, Seth - 17, (24) Ribadeneira, Alegría - 30, (30) Lovato, Sam - 2 Robertson, Benjamin J. - 33, (40) Loyd, Kristen - 13 Rocha, Dana - 10 20
  • 21. Magnusson, Danielle - 31, (27) Rolland, Christelle - 10 Mallet, Michel - 16 Rovira, James - 26 Marrelli, Alison - 17 Rundell, Richard - 20 Marrow, Sherilyn - 5 Sakamoto, Michaela - 12 Martinez, Jason - 12 Sassower, Raphael - 42, Thursday, 8:00 p.m. Matteucci, Paolo - 8 Scott, Kelly C. - 5 Matuschka, Diane - 3 Sheidley, William E. - 39 McGettigan, Tim - 19, (19) Sonnema, Roy - 31 Messer, Chris - 34 Souchuk, Anna - 25 Michel, Andreas - 42, (35) Souder, Donna - 38 Miller, DeMond Shondell - 7 Soukup, Charles - 16 Moberly, Lisa - 32 Steffen, Leticia - 2 Morales, Juan - 30 Stommel, Jesse - 6, 35, (6) Morris, Marti - 23, 37 Sundermann, Rick - 38 Mullen, Jennifer - 2, (2) Swanson, Amanda - 12 Myron, Coleman C. - 32, 40, (25) Torres, Sixto E. - 39, (31) Nash, Claudia Peralta - 22 Trocha-Van Nort, Andrea F. - (3) Nathenson, Sophie - 23 Turner II, John S. - 19, (15) Neemann, Harold - 11 Vardi, Itai - 3, (4) Nizalowski, John - 24 Vargish, Thomas - 13 Nunes, Mark - 27 Ventura, Renato - 22, 41 O’Connor, Carrie - 15, (14) Walker, William - 1 O'Connor, John - 42 Wall, Stephen - 31, (36) Oehlrich, Kristen - 28 Weaver, Ted - 11 Orsitto, Fulvio - 22, 41, (22), (41) Westover, Jonathan H. - 34, 37, (23) Overbey, David W. - 40 Wexler, Steven - 26, (26) Panzeri, Emily - 40 Whited, Scott - 19 Parent, Mikel - 18 Widmann, R L - 6 Pawlowski, Cheryl - 3 Wilson, Erika S. - 3 Perkins, Stephynie C. - 28 Winokur, Mark - 33 Pettit, Sue - 21 Winter, Jenifer Sunrise - 17, (8) Picicci, Christen - 30 Wolf, Brian - 36 Pletsch, Carl - 24, (12) Wolfe, Katherine - 11 Plochmann, Michael - 14 Woodville, Katherine E. - 8 Poole, Daniel - 23, 37 Worden, Daniel - 18, (18), (10) Potter, Edward T. - 20, (1) Wren, Amy - 36 Pratarelli, Marc - 27 Zheng, Aili - 16, (20) Quashie, Nekehia - 23, (37) Zils, Harald - 5, 35, (7) 21

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