Wednesday, 30 December
616. Contemporary Poetry and Prayer
8:30–9:45 a.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon B, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Religion
Presiding: Kevin John Hart, Univ. of Virginia
1. “Commination and Alleluia in Geoffrey Hill’s ‘Funeral Music,’” Joseph Pizza, Univ. of Oxford, Univ. Coll.
2. “Jorie Graham: Poetry as Praying, Poetry as Prayer,” Matthew Mutter, Yale Univ.
3. “Poetry, Meditation, and the Academic Assault on Inwardness,” Lisa C. Ruddick, Univ. of Chicago