Conference in progress.

New York University
French Graduate Student Conference
23-24 March 2012

Shared by Conference-in-Progress participant David Llorca, Louisiana State University

The Conference-in-Progress in progress, 2.10.2012, Abrons Arts Center, LES NYC

BLOG HERE!

Bachelard, “trying to trick his own culture”
M. Blanchot: “Thanks, but… you know… I have this principle that prevents me from participating in any conference or event” (seen in a letter to S. Lotringer inviting him to speak at Columbia a while ago)

M. Blanchot: “Thanks, but… you know… I have this principle that prevents me from participating in any conference or event” (seen in a letter to S. Lotringer inviting him to speak at Columbia a while ago)

The Progress of Conference-in-progress.

Conference in progress
(The 2012 NYU FGSA Conference)
Planning Meeting — June 1, 2011

“Even the Coffee Breaks Will Be Called Into Question” ™
“Lock Up the Speaker and Throw Away the Keynote”™

In the course of our brainstorming, these words were mentioned: (and I just added some too)
Humor – performance – prendre la parole – audience – panel – keynote – call – time – space – roundtable – accepting – rejecting – questions – opening remarks – boredom – frustration – tension – listening to yourself speak – nervousness – arousal – response – stage fright – intellectuals on vacation – professionalism – conference center – conference call – accent – language – translation – titles – format – idea fair – workshop – se montrer – acte – reading out loud – technology – coffee break – risk – banquet – reflexivity – networking – “meta” – événement – presenting – moderating – moderation – expose – exposé – presence – “giving” a paper – speech acts

Youna also read us the definition of “conference.” It was good.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/conference

the role of talk, talking, and talkers

Form

Sep 30
laura
to RaphaëlMichelleYounaManoahAndrew

Hi everyone,

In looking at the conference schedule for the NY Art Book Fair (this weekend at PS1), I came across this event. Perfect form for our conference! I think I might try to go today.

Bon weekend!
Laura


5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

Pecha Kucha: Artists’ Zines
This pecha kucha—the Japanese word for “the sound of conversation”—will consist of ten presenters offering fifteen slides, displayed twenty seconds each. Presenters will have five minutes to discuss each project based on interest, influence, or intrigue. The quick pace and strictly enforced time limit of this session format ensures a lively, engaging, and entertaining discussion.

Participants include: Ann Giordano, Katie Haegele, Curtis Hamilton, Jesse Hlebo, Pierre Le Hors, Veronica Liu, Carlos Loret de Mola, Garret Miller, Saul Robbins, and Eleanor Whitney. Moderated by Tony White, Indiana University Libraries.