Friday, 30 December
677. Future Anterior: History, Time, and the Event in Post–World War II United States Fiction
10:15–11:30 a.m., Park Tower Suite 8216, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Andrew Hoberek, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
1. “The Literary Event: Selby and Ellis, between Destiny and Necessity,” Timothy Bewes, Brown Univ.
2. “History Is What Heals: Eugenides, Genealogy, and Trauma,” Samuel Cohen, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
3. “Rescuing Experience: History, Politics, and the Event in Susan Choi’s American Woman,” Laura Anne Tanenbaum, New York Univ.