Wednesday, 29 December
446. The Trauma of the Present: Historicizing Recent Fiction
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Session leader: Caren Irr, Brandeis Univ.
1. “The Sensory Impossibility of the Novel: Lukács as Theorist of the Postmodern,” Timothy Bewes, Brown Univ.
2. “In the Lake of the Woods and History,” Samuel S. Cohen, Lehman Coll., City Univ. of New York
3. “Ballard, Lahiri, and Wounding,” Min Hyoung Song, Boston Coll.