Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Beacon A, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Melville Society
Presiding: Samuel Otter, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. "Occupation as Opposition: Bartleby and the Spatialization of Power," Daniel Boscaljon, Univ. of Iowa
2. "Old Combustibles: Melville, Guy Fawkes, and the 'Unlikely' Face of Protest," Steven Bellomy, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
3. "The Limits of Dissent in Herman Melville's 'The House-Top,'" Eric Norton, Marymount Univ.
American Literature – Before 1900