Sunday, 28 December
193. Contemporary Poetry: Reassessments and Reevaluations
8:30–9:45 a.m., Franciscan C, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Rachel T. Wetzsteon, William Paterson Univ.
1. “The Fascination of What’s Difficult in an Age of Poetry Lite: Ben Belitt,” Willard L. Spiegelman, Southern Methodist Univ.
2. “A Dialectical Paradise: On Contemporary Jewish American Poetry,” David Caplan, Ohio Wesleyan Univ.
3. “In the Middle of American Poetry,” James Burton Longenbach, Univ. of Rochester