Thursday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Michael Johnston, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
1. "Variance, Miscellaneity, and the Experience of Medieval Literature," Arthur Bahr, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.
2. "Medieval Italian and French Literature: Toward a Manuscript History," Christopher Kleinhenz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
3. "The Early Modern Book: Bibliographical Theory and Practice," Seth Lerer, Univ. of California, San Diego
Genre, Theory, Method – History of the Book, Reception Theory, Comparison with Other Media, and Performance
Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance