MSAX: Modernism and Global Media: Vanderbilt University: November 13-16, 2008 Nashville TN

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Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Associate Professor of English and Media Studies at Pomona College in Calremont, California, where she is also a member of the extended faculties in Cultural Studies and Information Systems and technology at Claremont Graduate University. In addition to her book The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television (2006), she has published notes and articles in such journals as Contemporary Literature, Profils américains, Cinema Journal, Film and History, and Literature/Film Quarterly, and has had essays included in edited volumes on Thoam Pynchon and Don DeLillo. She is a co-editor of the database anthology Pearson Custom Library: Introduction of Literature, and she has edited and produced numerous multimedia publishing projects. She is currently working with The Institute for the Future of the Book to found a new, all-electronic scholarly press focused on media studies.





Fredric Jameson








Fredric Jameson is William A. Lane Professor of Comparative Literature and Romance Studies at Duke University, and the author of many classic works including Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism and Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions.  His latest book is The Modernist Papers (Verso, 2007).






Daniel Mato








Daniel Mato (Trans.) is Professor of Social Sciences and Chair of the Program on Culture, Communication, and Social Transformations (PCCTS), at the Center for Postdoctoral Research, Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV).  He is author of numerous books and articles including Crítica de la Modernidad, Globalización, y Construcción de Identidades, (Universidad Central de Venezuela 1995, 2003) and coeditor of “Intellectual Practices in Culture and Power: Transnational Dialogues”:  Special Issue of Cultural Studies (2003).  His most recent work is Cultura y Transformaciones Sociales En Tiempos de Globalizacion: Perspectivas Latinoamericanas (CLACSO, 2007) in collaboration with Alejandro Maldonado Fermín.




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