Wednesday, 11 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Northwestern–Ohio State, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Keith Gandal, City Coll., City Univ. of New York; Gavin Jones, Stanford Univ.
1. "On Getting Sick of Ideas: Failure and the Intellectual Field," Carolyn Jane Betensky, Univ. of Rhode Island
2. "Failure and Its Linguistic Company: A Multigenre Corpus Analysis of Failure," Donald E. Hardy, Univ. of Nevada, Reno
3. "Exemplarity and Failure in Middle English Literature," Megan Cook, Colby Coll.
4. "Modernist Failures and the Myth of Self-Help: On Gertrude Stein," Matt Sandler, Univ. of Oregon
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory
The Profession – English and American