Timothy Melley, Director of the Miami University Humanities Center
10:05 Geoffrion Family Fellows Research Presentations
Emily Brady, “The Hands of Time: The Temporality of the Doomsday Clock and a Discussion of Time”
Sydney Chuen, “Narrative Time in Bande Dessinée and Explorations in Chronopolitics”
Avery Comar, "Polite Propaganda: Narratives of Progress and Stagnation in Brezhnev-Era Soft Power”
Tavis Enderle, "Perspectives in Temporal Ontology: Between Presentism and Eternalism"
Diana Kate Karsanow, "Ephemeral Documentation: Gordon Matta-Clark’s Conical Intersect"
Henry Roach, "All Tomorrow's Parties: the Role of Agential Identity in Diachronic Agency"
11:25 Roundtable: COVID Temporality
Emily Brady, Sydney Chuen, Avery Comar, Tavis Enderle, Diana Kate Karsanow, Henry Roach
Panelists will discuss how the COVID shutdown has affected their sense of time and how a year-long study of time and temporality affected their experience of this strange moment in world history.
11:50 The Geoffrion Fellows Collaborative Project: Podcasts on Time and Temporality