Thursday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Erie, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Gay Studies in Language and Literature
Presiding: Carla A. Freccero, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz
1. "The Objects of My Affection: Animate Landscapes and Queer Attractions in Postcolonial Writing," Jessica Best, Univ. of California, Riverside
2. "Defunct Matter, Queer Resuscitation," Elaine C. Freedgood, New York Univ.
3. "Becoming Animate Matter: Suturing Flesh and Fabric in the Queer Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar," Meg LeMay, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
4. "The Politics of Game Over: Sedgwick's Buddhism, Animation, and Queer Ways of Dying," Hentyle Yapp, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory