Thursday, 28 December
117. Slow Reading
8:30–9:45 a.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon B, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Lindsay E. Waters, Harvard Univ. Press
1. “Reading in the World: The Gertrude Stein First Reader Time Machine,” Steven J. Meyer, Washington Univ.
2. “Possessive-Obsessive Reading: Ralph Waldo Emerson and Marianne Moore,” Stacy Hubbard, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
3. “Poetry and Torture Are Diametic Opposites,” Paul Anthony Bové, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh