Thursday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Gardner, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Kimberly DeFazio, Univ. of Wisconsin, La Crosse
1. "Contemporary Technogenesis: Implications for the New Materialism," N. Katherine Hayles, Duke Univ.
2. "The Apocalyptic Logic of Speculative Materialism," Kevin Kearney, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
3. "'Theory Too Becomes a Material Force': Militant and Messianic Materialism," Stephen C. Tumino, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory