Conference Program

Program Overview

The following is an overview of the conference program for GURT 2008. To find out more information about individual presentation schedules, please download the complete program. A .pdf version can be obtained by clicking here and a .doc version is also available here. Please keep in mind that this is a preliminary schedule and additional changes may be added without any notices (updated on Feb 24, 2008).

Friday, March 14, 2008

Time Activity Location
8:00-5:00 Registration ICC Galleria
8:00-8:50 Light Breakfast & Coffee/Tea ICC Galleria
8:50-10:05 Concurrent Paper Sessions ICC 1st Floor & White-Gravenor
10:15-11:30 Concurrent Paper Sessions Walsh & White-Gravenor
11:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-3:15 Concurrent Panels & Paper Sessions ICC 1st Floor
3:30-5:00 Panel and Concurrent Paper Sessions ICC 1st Floor
5:00-6:00 Opening Plenary Talk: ICC Auditorium

Where Should I Begin?

William Labov, University of Pennsylvania
6:00-7:30 Wine & Cheese Reception ICC Galleria



Saturday, March 15, 2008

Time Activity Location
8:00-4:00 Registration ICC Galleria
8:00-9:00 Light Breakfast & Coffee/Tea ICC Galleria
9:00-11:00 Concurrent Panels and Paper Sessions TBA
11:15-1:15 Concurrent Panels and Paper Sessions TBA
1:15-2:15 Lunch ICC Galleria
2:15-4:15 Concurrent Panels & Paper Sessions TBA
4:15-5:00 Coffee/Tea Break | Set-up for Posters ICC Galleria
5:00-6:00 Plenary Talk: ICC Auditorium

The Remediation of Storytelling: Narrative Performance on Early Commercial Sound Recording

Richard Bauman, Indiana University, Bloomington
6:00-8:00 Poster Session and Happy Hour ICC Galleria



Sunday, March 16, 2008

Time Activity Location
8:00-12:00 Registration ICC Galleria
8:0-9:00 Light Breakfast & Coffee/Tea ICC Galleria
9:00-11:00 Concurrent Panels and Paper Sessions ICC 1st Floor
11:15-1:15 Concurrent Panel and Paper Sessions ICC 1st Floor
1:15-2:15 Lunch ICC Galleria
2:15-3:45 Panel and Concurrent Paper Sessions ICC 1st Floor
3:45-4:00 Short Coffee/Tea Break ICC Galleria
4:00-5:00 Plenary Talk: ICC Auditorium

Culture and Mind: Their Fruitful Incommensurability

Jermone Bruner, New York University of Law
5:00-6:00 Roundtable Roundup ICC Auditorium