Slayage Conference

on the Whedonverses

 

Gordon College, Barnesville, GA

May 25th-28th, 2006

 

Co-Conveners:

Rhonda V. Wilcox, Gordon College

 David Lavery, Middle Tennessee State University

 

Program

 

Abbreviation Code: RB: Russell Building | IC: Instructional Complex | SCA: Student Center Auditorium | SC: Student Center

 


SC2 at a Glance

 


Thursday, May 25, 2006

q      8:00: Opening Reception (IC Lobby); Greeting: Dean Robert Vaughan

 

Friday, May 26. 2006

q     Breakfast 815-900 (SC)

q      900-1030—Opening Session; Greeting: Dr. Lawrence Weill; Keynote 1: Michael Adams

1045-1215

1—Featured Speaker: Lynne Edwards (RB1)

2—The Whedonverse in Theory (RB2)

3—American Studies (IC1)

4—Buffy and Books I (IC2)

q     1215-145: Lunch

145-315

5—Gender I (RB1)

6—Firefly and Serenity I (RB2)

7—Buffy and Books II (IC1)

8—Fandom

330-500

9—Featured Speaker: Lorna Jowett

10—Gender II

11—Genre and Intertextuality

12—Buffy Summers

13—Coordinates of the Buffyverse

515-645

14—Willow (RB1)

15—The Patriarchy (RB2)

16—Pedagogy (IC1)

17—Locating the Hero (IC2)

18—Into the West: Western Inspirations and Conventions in Joss Whedon's Firefly

q      700—Conference Banquet; Keynote 2: Nancy Holder

 

Saturday, May 27, 2006

q     Breakfast 815-900 (SC)

q      900-1030: Opening Session; Keynote 3, Roz Kaveney

1045-1215

19—Featured Speaker: Rhonda V. Wilcox (RB1)

20—Memory and Identity (RB2)

21—Firefly and Serenity II (IC1)

22—Season Seven of BtVS (IC2)

23—Morality / Ethics (IC3)

q     1215-145: Lunch

145-315

24—Fanfic (and Poetry too) (RB1)

25—Philosophy I (RB2)

26—Family and Community (IC1)

27—Heroes and Heroism (IC2)

28—Firefly and Serenity III (IC3)

330-500

29—Living on the Hellmouth (RB1)

30—The Whedonverses (RB2)

31—Philosophy II (IC1)

32—“Once More with Feeling" (IC2)

33—The Politics of Firefly and Serenity (IC3)

515-645

34—Television / Media Studies (RB1)

35—Vampires, Werewolves, and Monsters (RB2)

36—Wesley (IC1)

37—Serenity Roundtable (IC2)

 

Sunday, May 28, 2006

q     Breakfast 815-900 (SC)

q      900-1030: Opening Session: Keynote 4: Stacey Abbott

1045-1215

38—Featured Speaker: David Lavery (RB1)

39—The Whedonverses Across the Curriculum I (RB2)

40—Xander, Anya, Faith (IC1)

41—That Is the Question: Moral Perspectives in BtVS (IC2)

q     1215-145: Lunch

42—“I’m a Slayer: Ask Me Howâ€