Thursday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Michigan A, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Religion
Presiding: John Rumrich, Univ. of Texas, Austin
1. "Laughter as Heresy: The Church Fathers and the Gnostic Laughter Passages," Una Stroda, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
2. "Chesterton, Eliot, and Modernist Heresy," Alan Blackstock, Utah State Univ.
3. "Islam's Sacred Heresies: Salman Rushdie and Sara Suleri on Secular Devotion," Kathryn Van Wert, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth
For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/wiki/heresy-panel-mla-2014/.
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory