Friday, 28 December
166. Tiresian Poetics: Modernism, Sex Change, and Mythographies of Power and Pleasure
8:30–9:45 a.m., Burnham, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: N. Edward Madden, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
1. “Sex Change in ‘Circe’: Joyce and Postcolonial Reproduction,” Lisa Carstens, Virginia Wesleyan Coll.
2. “A Different Sort of Tiresias: Transsexual Transition and the Androgynous Mind in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando,” Patricia Juliana Smith, Hofstra Univ.
3. “Sexual Marginality and the Creative Impulse: Robert Duncan Reading HD,” Bret L. Keeling, Northeastern Univ.