Wednesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Beacon E, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Nicholas Gaskill, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
Speakers: James J. Bono, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York; Nathan Brown, Univ. of California, Davis; Gregory Flaxman, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Steven J. Meyer, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Adam Nocek, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
This roundtable will consider the advantages of bringing a constructivist or speculative philosophical framework—of the kind found in A. N. Whitehead, Isabelle Stengers, and Gilles Deleuze—to the study of literature.
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory