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The Affect Working Group Presents: Affect Across the Disciplines: A Faculty-Graduate Workshop

October 24, 2011 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Red Room



Vilashini Cooppan, “Affective History and Literary Studies”
Associate Professor, Literature, UCSC

Professor Cooppan’s recent work includes an article in Trauma and Memory in South African Writing (Rodopi, 2011), and a book project on affect, historical violence and world literature.

Sharon Daniel, “Affect in/through New Media Documentary”
Professor, Film and Digital Media and DANM, UCSC

Professor Daniel’s essays have been published in books and professional journals, including Database Aesthetics, the Sarai Reader and Leonardo.

Danilyn Rutherford, “Affect, Ethics, and the Empirical in Anthropology”
Professor and Chair, Anthropology, UCSC

Professor Rutherford is the author of Raiding the Land of the Foreigners: The Limits of the Nation on an Indonesian Frontier (Princeton, 2002) and the forthcoming Laughing at Leviathan: Sovereignty and Audience in West Papua (Chicago, 2012).

Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “Affective Computational Media”
Associate Professor, Computer Science

Professor Wardrip-Fruin has authored or co-edited books on games and digital media, including The New Media Reader (MIT, 2003) and Expressive Processing: Digital Fictions, Computer Games, and Software Studies (MIT, 2009).

Moderator: Kimberly Lau
Professor, Literature, American Studies

Professor Lau is the author of Body Language: Sisters in Shape, Black Women’s Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics (Temple, 2011).

For further information, please contact Deborah Gould,

Co-sponsored by the Center for Cultural Studies.


October 24, 2011
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Red Room
Red Restaurant and Bar‎ 200 Locust Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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