Saturday, 29 December
398. Hipster Historiography: What Is Beat Studies Now?
8:30–9:45 a.m., Gold Coast, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Tim Hunt, Illinois State Univ.
1. “Issues in Biography and Reception: Inventions by Which Jack Kerouac Is Made ‘Jack Kerouac,’” Ronna Catherine Johnson, Tufts Univ.
2. “Allen Ginsberg’s 1966 United States Senate Testimony: Language, Confession, and the Limit of Romanticism,” Tony Trigilio, Columbia Coll., IL
3. “The Cosmological Imperatives of Jack Kerouac and Diane di Prima,” Nancy McCampbell Grace, Coll. of Wooster