Thursday, 29 December
409. Multidirectionality of Linguistic Influence
10:15–11:30 a.m., Eisenhower, Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Present-Day English Language
Presiding: Eric J. Hyman, Fayetteville State Univ.
1. “Multidirectionality of Linguistic Influence: Evidence from the Works of Wole Soyinka and Chinua Achebe,” Timothy T. Ajani, Fayetteville State Univ.
2. “Reader Responses to Unfamiliar Writing,” Robert Ochsner, Univ. of California, Merced
3. “Witch and Queer: Are Pejorative Words Recuperable?” David Bleich, Univ. of Rochester