Saturday, 29 December
419. Museum Studies and Literary Studies Today
8:30–9:45 a.m., Plaza Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Jonah Sebastian Siegel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
1. “Beyond Ekphrasis: Poetry as Museum Critique,” Bettina Messias Carbonell, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York
2. “Processions of Venuses: Sleeping Beauties in the Anatomical Museum,” Kathryn A. Hoffmann, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Manoa
3. “‘A Museum of Familiar Things’: Defamiliarizing Alexandrian Narratives of Heritage and Cultural Identity,” Hala Youssef Halim, New York Univ.