Friday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Republic Ballroom, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century American Literature
Presiding: Brad Evans, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
Speakers: June Howard, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Eric William Lott, Univ. of Virginia; Walter Benn Michaels, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Alan Trachtenberg, Yale Univ.; Kenneth W. Warren, Univ. of Chicago
This roundtable is designed to consider the significance of new-historicist approaches to American literature by bringing together a group of its most prominent practitioners and theorists to discuss their own early work.
American Literature – Before 1900