Friday, 29 December
614. Reading Richard Powers
9:00–10:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Eric Heyne, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks
1. “The Corporate Organism in Richard Powers’s Gain,” Suzanne Laizik, Columbia Univ.
2. “Militant Expectations: Childhood’s End and Millenarianism in Richard Powers’s Operation Wandering Soul,” Richard Hardack, Berkeley, CA
3. “‘The Whole Exploding Catalog’: Embodiment and Encyclopedic Form in The Gold Bug Variations,” Richard House, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.uaf.edu/english/faculty/heyne/powers.htm.