Wednesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Gardner, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Margaret Galvan, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
1. "The Citational Uses and Abuses of Understanding Comics and the Scholarly Futures They Forecast," Michael Chaney, Dartmouth Coll.
2. "Living Lines: Comics as a Phenomenological Encounter," David Bahr, Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York
3. "Drawing on Theory," Samantha Close, Univ. of Southern California
Responding: Charles Hatfield, California State Univ., Northridge
Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture