Thursday, 29 December
635. Agamben and Literary Criticism
9:00–10:15 p.m., Thoroughbred, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Literary Criticism
Presiding: Jonathan Culler, Cornell Univ.
1. “Agamben’s Experience of Criticism and the ‘Old Quarrel’ between Philosophy and Poetry,” Max Statkiewicz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
2. “Melancholy’s Embrace: Agamben, Dickinson, and the Paradox of Mourning,” Joanne Feit Diehl, Univ. of California, Davis
3. “Agamben’s Poetic Collapse,” Robert George Kaufman, Stanford Univ.