Saturday, 29 December
405. The Poetics of Urbanity
8:30–9:45 a.m., Columbus Hall K and L, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century American Literature
Presiding: Lauren Berlant, Univ. of Chicago
1. “Urbanity and Murder: In Cold Blood,” Joseph Litvak, Tufts Univ.
2. “Speculative Fictions of Urbanity in the Age of Globalization,” Madhu Dubey, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
3. “The Urban Seen: Glimpses of a Grocery Store,” Jon Cotner, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York; Andrew Fitch, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York