The 19th Annual Charles F. Fraker Conference


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  • Host Department: Comparative Literature
  • Date: 11/14/2013 - 11/16/2013
  • Time: 01:30 PM - 00:00 PM

  • Location: Space 2435 North Quad

  • Description:

    Sponsored by: Romance Languages and Literatures

    Co-sponsored by: Anthropology, Center for European Studies, Comparative Literature, English, History of Art, Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Architecture, Rackham Dean's Strategic Fund, Screen Arts and Cultures, American Culture, Political Science and Institute for the Humanities

    Keynote address by:
    Professor Webb Keane (Anthropology, University of Michigan)
    "Rotting Bodies: Material Religion and Ethical Life"
    Thursday, Nov 14th, 6:00 PM
    North Quad Space 2435

    Professor Bill Brown (English and Visual Arts, University of Chicago)
    "Re-Assemblages (Art and Artifactuality)"
    Friday, Nov 15th, 6:30 PM
    North Quad Space 2435

    Workshop with keynotes (pre-registration required):
    Saturday, Nov 16th, 10:00 AM
    North Quad Space 2435

    Pre-circulated workshop materials will be sent to workshop attendees. For workshop registration, please go to:

  • For more details see Thinking with Things Program