Saturday, 27 December
150. Pragmatism and American Fiction
8:45–10:00 p.m., Union Square 22, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Ross Posnock, Columbia Univ.
1. “Probability and Pragmatism in Antebellum American Fiction,” Maurice Sherwood Lee, Boston Univ.
2. “Confronting Moral Dilemmas in a Skeptical Moment: Literary Realism, Legal Realism, and Pragmatism,” Gregg Crane, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
3. “The American Evasion of Apocalypse: Burke, Percy, and Pragmatism,” Robert Chodat, Boston Univ.