Thursday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago F, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Ronna Catherine Johnson, Tufts Univ.
1. "Lew Welch's Poetics of Appropriation," Michael S. Hennessey, Univ. of Cincinnati
2. "West toward the Edge: Language Poetry, Utopian Form, and the Settler Colonial Imaginary," Alex Young, Univ. of Southern California
3. "Unromantic Romanticists: Beat Poetics, Language Poetry, and the Romantic Inheritance," Rachel Feder, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century