TransCalifornia Conference

12-13 February 2010
University of California, San Diego


Conference Sessions

Link to Schedule
Location for all events: Weaver Center, Institute of the Americas, UCSD campus

SESSION ONE (PLENARY): Border Productions
Chair
Daphne Lei (Dept of Drama, UCI)
Speakers
Roberto Alvarez (Dept of Ethnic Studies; California Cultures Program, UCSD)
Alicia Arrizon (Dept of Women's Studies, UCR)
Laura Hyun Yi Kang (Depts of Comparative Literature, English, and Women's Studies, UCI)

SESSION TWO: Performative Resistance and the Border Industrial Complex
Chair
Nitin Govil (Dept of Communication, UCSD)
Speakers
Dylan Rodriguez (Dept of Ethnic Studies, UCR)
Jared Sexton (Depts of African American Studies and Film & Media Studies, UCI)
Elana Zilberg (Dept of Communication; California Cultures Program, UCSD)

SESSION THREE: New Media/tion in and as Border Practice
Chair
Emily Roxworthy (Dept of Theatre & Dance; California Cultures Program, UCSD)
Speakers
Caetlin Benson-Allot (Dept of Film & Digital Media, UCSC)
Marcela Fuentes (Center for Performance Studies; Mellon Fellow, UCLA)
Brian Goldfarb (Dept of Communication; CalIT2, UCSD)

SESSION FOUR: Expressive Cultures and the Poetics of Crossing I
Chair
Leo Cabranes-Grant (Dept of Theater & Dance, UCSB)
Speakers
Christine Bacareza Balance (Dept of Asian American Studies, UCI)
Ricardo Dominguez (Dept of Visual Arts; CalIT2, UCSD)
Alma Martinez (Dept of Theatre and Dance, Pomona College; National Theatre of Mexico)

SESSION FIVE: Expressive Cultures and the Poetics of Crossing II
Chair
Jon Rossini (Dept of Theatre & Dance, UCD)
Speakers
Teddy Cruz (Dept of Visual Arts, UCSD)
Lan Duong (Dept of Media & Cultural Studies, UCR)
Laura Perez (Dept of Ethnic Studies, UCB)




Conference Organizers
Patrick Anderson (Communication, UCSD)
John Rouse (Theatre & Dance, UCSD)

Conference Coordinator
Grace Shinhae Jun (Theatre & Dance, UCSD)

Conference Sponsors
UC Multi-Campus Research Group on International Performance and Culture
California Cultures in Comparative Perspectives (UCSD)
Division of Arts and Humanities (UCSD)
Division of Social Sciences (UCSD)
Department of Theatre & Dance (UCSD)
Department of Communication (UCSD)




















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