Friday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 616, WSCC
Program arranged by the Marxist Literary Group
Presiding: Madhu Dubey, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
Speakers: Timothy Bewes, Brown Univ.; Nicholas Mainey Brown, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Madhu Dubey; Sue J. Kim, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham; Rolland Murray, Brown Univ.; Mathias Nilges, Saint Francis Xavier Univ.; Emilio Sauri, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston
This roundtable aims to approach the general question of the end of postmodernism and the challenges of periodization and the theorization of literary history this question generates by examining the particular (formal, narratological, etc.) changes the novel has undergone in recent years.
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory