Thursday, 27 December
36. New Comparative Methodologies: Rethinking Difference
3:30–4:45 p.m., Ontario, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the American Comparative Literature Association
Presiding: Robert H. Doran, Middlebury Coll.
1. “Diasporic Patterns: A Complex Systems Approach to the African Diaspora,” Renee Barlow, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
2. “Rethinking the Turn to Comparative Analysis in American Ethnic Studies,” Lou Freitas Caton, Westfield State Coll.
3. “Essayism; or, Comparison in Time,” Brian Lennon, Penn State Univ., University Park
For copies of abstracts, visit http://www.personal.psu.edu/tob/methods.htm.