Thursday, 3 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Hillary Gravendyk, Pomona Coll.
Speakers: Julie Carr, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; Heather Dubrow, Fordham Univ., Bronx; Rachel Hadas, Rutgers Univ., Newark; Margaret Ronda, Rutgers Univ., Newark; Jennifer Scappettone, Univ. of Chicago; Juliana M. Spahr, Mills Coll.; Barrett Watten, Wayne State Univ.
This session poses a number of questions, chief among which is, What are the theoretical and methodological convergences between poetry and scholarship? Many poets conduct "research" now, bringing a different set of skills to the production of scholarship. How does creative practice alter our approaches to literature and cultural studies? Does scholarship, in turn, affect poetic practice?
Genre, Theory, Method – Poetry
The Profession – English and American