Thursday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 308, WSCC
A special session
Presiding: Roger Bellin, Tulane Univ.
1. "Magical Life: Thoreau and Benjamin on Nature in Mourning," Branka Arsic, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York
2. "Emerson, Blanchot, and the Wildness of Friendship," Eduardo Lujan Cadava, Princeton Univ.
3. "Negative Dialectics: The Transcendentalists, Adorno, and Utopian Philosophy," Clemens Spahr, Univ. of Mainz
4. "Pestalozzi, Alcott, Rancière: Pedagogy and Emancipation," Roger Bellin
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory
Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
American Literature – Before 1900