Tuesday, 29 December
449. Oil Ontologies
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 305–306, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Sociological Approaches to Literature
Presiding: Imre John Szeman, Univ. of Alberta
1. “Trompe l’Oeil: Politics, Deceit, and American Petrofiction,” Georgiana Banita, Univ. of Constance
2. “If Oil Could Speak, What Would It Say?” Crystal Lynn Bartolovich, Syracuse Univ.
3. “Progress, Disaster, Entropy, Permaculture: Toward an Ontology of Limit,” Gerry Canavan, Duke Univ.