Thursday, 29 December
626. Narrative: Convergent Perspectives from the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Other Fields
9:00–10:15 p.m., Maryland Suite A, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Michael Bamberg, Clark Univ.
1. “Basic Elements of Narrative: Foundations for Interdisciplinary Research on Stories,” David Herman, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
2. “Small Stories: From Narratives in Interaction toward a Sense of Self and Identity,” Michael Bamberg
3. “‘I Could Not Understand a Word They Were Saying!’: Narrative as Evidence and Object in Variationist Sociolinguistics,” Barbara Johnstone, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Respondent: Rita Charon, Columbia Univ.
For copies of abstracts, visit http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/herman145/MLA2005.html.