DFW16 Conference Schedule

The 3rd Annual International David Foster Wallace Conference

Register for DFW16! – Conference Overview – Panel Schedule

Registration and Book Fair will be held in Stevenson 133

Thursday, July 28th

Thursday

Room A – STV 131

Room B – STV 126

Room C – STV 109

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Illinois State University – Normal, Illinois

July 28-30, 2016

“Te Occidere Possunt Sed Te Edere Non Possunt Nefas”

1:00

Octet - Hudson & Moore

Virtual Spaces and Artifactuality - Miletic & Bouwman

2:00

Gothic lens and Berryman - Holton & Leonard

Government in Infinite Jest - Cofer & Carter

Fiction - Berns & Jarot

3:00

Religion and language in IJ and Pale King - Laird & Wallace & Seppelt

From the female point of view - Ely & Severs

Screenplay - Spalding & Katz Panel

4:00

Religion and language - Laird & Wallace & Seppelt

A Supposedly Fun Adaptation - Duva

5:00

Dinner on your own

6:00

Bowling, Billiards, and Refreshments

7:00

Year of Glad: A Conversation with Erasing Infinite Poet Jenni B. Baker and Composer Patrick Greene

Activity Room: ISU Bowling and Billiards Center

Friday, July 29th

Room A

Room B

Room C

Room D

9:00

Pain, art, and daydreams - Mango & Potsubay

Ominence & Revelations - Casey & Masiero

Narrative - White & Whittle

10:00

Communication Technology in Fiction - Moran & Wollitz

Ulysses, Hamlet, and Infinite Jest - Newfield

Feminism - Peffer & Joffe

Infinite Jest Collaboration - Baker Panel

11:00

Pop culture and Translation of IJ - Russella & Meneghelli

Illusions in Infinite Jest - Winchester & Courtney

Excerpts from "Exit Interview" - Carman & Eggert Panel

Infinite Jest Collaboration - Baker Panel

12:00

Lunch - Stevenson 401

Welcoming Remarks - Ryan Edel

1:00

Keynote - Marshall Boswell

Stevenson 101

2:00

Aesthetic in Infinite Jest- Carlisle & Leubner

Identity, Citizenship in Pale King- Swain & Chipperfield

Poetry - Balfour & Mathews

3:00

Postmodern Irony - Letzler & Poling

Wallace and Religion - McGowan Panel

After Wallace - Miley Panel

4:00

Dual Identities in Wallace’s Fiction - Sheaf & Farinholt

Wallace and Religion - McGowan Panel

After Wallace - Miley Panel

5:00

Reflections on Wallace's Teaching – STV 210

Readings from the Wallace Syllabus – STV 214

Town Hall: The DFW Conference – STV 216

6:00

Consider the Pizza: A Supposedly Fun Thing We Will Never Eat Again

Monical's Pizza and Grown-Up Refreshments - Stevenson 401

Saturday, July 30th

Room A

Room B

Room C

9:00

Archives and Teaching - Marnane & Henrichs

Lacan and Generations - Musolf & Ruhsenberger

Proofread or Die! - Carman Panel

10:00

Criticism & Political Views - Short & Kontos

Phenemonology and Suicide in IJ - Bettendorff & Ward

Proofread or Die! - Carman Panel

11:00

Encyclopedias & Language - Owens

Performance & Screenplay - Totovic & McMahon

Fiction - Edel & Sauermann

12:00

Farewell Remarks

Stevenson 133

To Access Wireless Internet at Illinois State University

Here are the steps for self service:

1. Connect to the "isu-guest" wireless network.

2. Once connected, open a web browser. You will automatically be taken to the GuestNet web page. From there, click Request an Account.

3. Enter your first and last name, and cell phone number. This will be used to text a password to the user.

4. Read and click the check box to accept the terms of use.

5. Click Register.

You will see a web page that says, "Visitor Registration Receipt," and you will be presented with your full name, your account username (which is your cell phone number), account activation time and date, and the account expiration time. There will also be a link to the GuestNet login page.

You will also receive a text message with the account information mentioned above, as well as your numerical password.

Here are steps for DFW Conference Login:

Visitor Account and Wi-Fi Instructions:

  • Make sure your wireless adapter is set to dynamically obtain an IP address
  • Connect to the wireless network: isu-guest
  • Open a web browser, such as Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explore or Safari. You will automatically be taken to the GuestNet web page.
  • Enter credentials:
  • Username: dfwconference e-mail address
  • Password:
  • Account expires: Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:00