Schedule

9:30 AM—10:00 AM         BREAKFAST

10:00 AM—10:15 AM        WELCOME

10:15 AM—11:45 AM         PANEL 1: HISTORY

Moderator: Meagan Wierda

Death and Display: The Moral Boundaries of Exhibiting Death in “Body Worlds”

       Jessica Poling

Distortion, Meaning, and Morphology in 19th Century Craniology

       Paul Wolff Mitchell

Physics, According to Mussolini: The Illegitimation of Einstein’s Relativity in Italy

       Andrew Robbins

11:45 PM—12:45 PM            LUNCH

12:45 PM—2:30 PM         PANEL 2: BODIES AND THE ARCHIVE

Moderator: Jennifer Ernie-Steighner

Towards a Queer Sasquatch

       Ariel Kline

The Menstrual Cup as a Cyborg Technology: Some Reflections about Feminist Science Studies

       Lisette Varon Carvajal

Ill(egitimate) Records: Queercrip Engagements with Medical Archives

       Sarah Orsak

Bigfoot, Neanderthal, and Fictions of Alternative Humanities

       Katya Jylkka

2:30 PM—2:45 PM         BREAK

2:45 PM—4:30 PM         PANEL 3: ESTABLISHED VS EMERGING

Moderator: Sam Hege

Mathematics and Conspiracy in Amitav Ghosh

       Moyang Li

Disagreements during Collaborative Argumentation

       Na’ama Y. Av-Shalom and Randi M. Zimmerman

Seeing is Believing: Index, Authority, and Faith in a Recent Intelligent Design Textbook

       Kimiko Matsumura

Roots, Rock, Reggae: Alter Epistemologies and Activism in Accra

       Osei Alleyne

4:30 PM—4:45 PM           BREAK

4:45 PM—6:00 PM            KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Moderator: Johan Mathew (History, Rutgers University)

Avatars for Forgotten Dreams: Tales from (An)Other Enlightenment

       Banu Subramaniam (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)