Thursday, 3 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Liberty A, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Melville Society
Presiding: Hester Blum, Penn State Univ., University Park
1. "Collective Action, Corporate Fiction, and The Confidence-Man," Peter Jaros, Franklin and Marshall Coll.
2. "Formal Resistances: Melville's 'Beachcomber' Ethic," Mark Noble, Georgia State Univ.
3. "Melville's 'Permanent Riotocracy,'" Michael Jonik, Univ. of Sussex
American Literature – Before 1900