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1 September 2015 Volume 130 Number 4 PMLA Publications of the Modern Language Association of America Program of the 2016 Convention Austin 7 10 January Published five times a year by the association

2 [ PMLA THE MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA [ Organized 1883, Incorporated 1900 ] Oficers for the Term Ending 10 January 2016 President: Roland Greene Stanford University First Vice President: Kwame Anthony Appiah New York University Second Vice President: Diana Taylor New York University Executive Director: Rosemary G. Feal Executive Council FOR THE TERM ENDING 10 JANUARY 2016 Samer M. Ali University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Lanisa Kitchiner National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution Lutz Koepnick Vanderbilt University Mecca Jamilah Sullivan University of Massachusetts, Amherst FOR THE TERM ENDING 8 JANUARY 2017 Donald E. Hall Lehigh University Paula M. Krebs Bridgewater State University Elizabeth Schwartz Crane San Joaquin Delta College, CA FOR THE TERM ENDING 7 JANUARY 2018 Brian Croxall Brown University Gaurav G. Desai Tulane University Margaret R. Higonnet University of Connecticut, Storrs Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting Vanderbilt University FOR THE TERM ENDING 6 JANUARY 2019 Emily Apter New York University David Palumbo-Liu Stanford University Vicky Unruh University of Kansas Trustees of Invested Funds Malcolm B. Smith (Managing Trustee) New York, New York Domna C. Stanton New York, New York Catharine R. Stimpson New York, New York PMLA (ISSN ) is published ive times a year, in January, March, May, September, and October, by the Modern Language Association of America. Membership in the association is open to persons who are professionally interested in the modern languages and literatures. Annual (calendar- year) dues, which include subscription to PMLA, are $23 for graduate student members (up to a maximum of seven years) and are based on income for regular members: income under $15,000, $28; income $15,000 $20,000, $46; income $20,000 $30,000, $56; income $30,000 $40,000, $79; income $40,000 $50,000, $94; income $50,000 $60,000, $112; income $60,000 $70,000, $130; income $70,000 $80,000, $145; income $80,000 $100,000, $163; income $100,000 $120,000, $187; income $120,000 $140,000, $210; income $140,000 $160,000, $232; income $160,000 $180,000, $260; income $180,000 $200,000, $289; income over $200,000, $317. Joint membership, which provides one copy of the January, March, May, and October issues of PMLA but two copies of all other publications, is available to two individuals sharing the same household. he dues for a joint membership are $46 above the dues that would be paid by the higher-income member alone. Foreign members pay the same as regular members (use the Americandollar equivalent to ascertain the dues category). Membership applications are available on request and at the MLA Web site ( For libraries and other institutions, a subscription in 2015 to the electronic format of PMLA alone is $200 and to the print and electronic formats is $220 (domestic and Canadian) or $250 (foreign). Subscriptions also include online access to the volumes. Agents deduct four percent as their fee. Claims for undelivered issues will be honored if they are received within six months of the publication date; thereater the single-issue price will be charged. To order an institutional subscription, call or write the Member and Customer Services Oice of the association ( ; Single copies of the January, March, May, and October issues can be purchased for $12 each; the September (Program) issue is $35. Issues for the current year and the previous one are available at the MLA Bookstore ( store/ CID70) and from the Member and Customer Services Oice of the association ( ; An online archive of PMLA issues from 1884 to 2009 is available through JSTOR ( Volumes up to 2000 can be obtained on microilm from NA Publishing, Inc., PO Box 998, Ann Arbor, MI ( ; he oice of publication and editorial oices are located at 85 Broad Street, suite 500, New York, NY ( ; All communications concerning membership, including change-of-address notifications, should be sent to the Member and Customer Services Oice, MLA, 85 Broad Street, suite 500, New York, NY ( ; If a change of address also involves a change of institutional ailiation or a new address, that oice should be informed of this fact at the same time. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and at additional mailing oices by he Modern Language Association of America. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. MLA and the MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION are trademarks owned by the Modern Language Association of America. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number United States Postal Service Number POSTMASTER: Send address changes to PMLA, Member and Customer Services Office, MLA, 85 Broad Street, suite 500, New York, NY

3 130.4 ] Contents SEPTEMBER About the MLA Convention 918 General Convention Information and Services 927 Map of Austin 928 Exhibitors 929 Floor Plan of the Exhibit Area 930 Individual Convention Program 931 Exhibit Hall Theater Schedule Indexes 932 Sessions Open to the Public 932 Plenaries and Linked Sessions 932 Special Events and Creative Conversations 932 Other Sessions Open to the Public 933 Forum Sessions 935 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society 936 Allied Organization Sessions 937 MLA-Sponsored Sessions 938 Subject Index to All Sessions 952 Program Participants Program 973 Thursday, 7 January (sessions 1 199) 1005 Friday, 8 January (sessions A) 1044 Saturday, 9 January (sessions A) 1084 Sunday, 10 January (sessions ) 1106 Forum Executive Committees 1119 Index of Advertisers Cover: Rhapsody, by John Yancey, Luis Alicea, and Steven B. Jones. The mosaic, depicting Austin musicians, is located in Dr. Charles E. Urdy Plaza in East Austin, a neighborhood of Austin, Texas. Photo: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith s America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divison. 915

4 [ PMLA About the MLA Convention THE MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, FIRST HELD in 1883, is an annual gathering of teachers and scholars in the ield of language and literature study. he convention enables members of the profession to share their ideas and research with colleagues from other universities and colleges. Sessions will be in the Austin Convention Center and the JW Marriott, the exhibit hall will be in the Austin Convention Center, and the Job Information Center and childcare will be in the Hilton Austin. Sessions begin at 12:00 noon on 7 January, and there are workshops at 8:30 and 11:45 a.m. he last sessions will end at 3:00 p.m. on 10 January. Convention sessions are organized by MLA members, but nonmembers are welcome to attend. All participants members and nonmembers alike must pay registration fees. Registrants receive badges, which entitle convention attendees to gain admittance to sessions, the Job Information Center, and the exhibit hall. Registrants who lose their badges may purchase replacements at the registration areas. Sessions Most sessions at the 2016 MLA convention were arranged by the membership at large, either through the association s forums or by individual members. Attendance is open to all convention registrants, but only current MLA members may organize or participate formally in sessions. On occasion, the membership requirement is waived for individuals whose main interests are in other disciplines. The kinds of sessions arranged for this year s convention are described below The Modern Language Association of America

5 130.4 ] About the MLA Convention 917 Forum Sessions MLA forums encompass the scholarly and professional concerns of the association; to this end, their executive committees advise on speciic research and pedagogical needs, propose to the MLA Executive Council programs that might be undertaken on behalf of their forums, compile information of interest to their members for publication in MLA periodicals or in special mailings, and elect forum representatives to serve in the MLA Delegate Assembly. Members who have suggestions for a forum s sessions or who would like to participate in those sessions should correspond with the 2016 secretary of the appropriate forum, since 2016 secretaries become chairs for the 2017 convention (see the list of executive committee members that follows the sessions listing). For forums approved in 2015, the executive committee members will be listed on the MLA Web site in January Plenaries Arranged by forums or individual members, plenaries are meetings on topics of broad interest. he MLA executive director, with the assistance of the Program Committee, has i nal responsibility for approving plenaries. Special Sessions MLA members whose scholarly or professional interests are not adequately accommodated through convention programs arranged by the forums may propose special sessions. These sessions are the most specialized of all convention meetings and are intended to enable participants to exchange ideas on speciic topics. Members who wish to organize a special session for the 2017 convention should carefully read the guidelines, available on the MLA Web site ( governing the organization of these sessions and should observe the deadlines for announced in the Fall MLA Newsletter and on the MLA Web site. Proposals for special sessions must be submitted on the forms provided for this purpose; the forms and other useful information about submitting a proposal will be available on the MLA Web site. Allied Organization Sessions Other scholarly, business, or social meetings are arranged in conjunction with the MLA convention by oicially recognized allied organizations. Typically, these organizations are learned societies or professional associations whose purposes are closely allied with those of the MLA. New Forum Structure Beginning with the 2016 convention, entities formerly known as divisions and discussion groups have become forums, and new forums that were approved in 2014 are now sponsoring sessions at the meeting. Sessions previously called forums are now called plenary sessions. More information about the new forum structure is available on MLA Commons ( executivecouncil.commons.mla.org/ 2014/ 05/ 14/ an introduction to the new forum structure/). Organizing Sessions for 2017 Please see the Procedures for Organizing Meetings on the MLA Web site ( conv _ procedures) for further details on all types of sessions. All program copy is due 1 April 2016 for the 2017 convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

6 [ PMLA General Convention Information and Services 918 Registration and Housing Membership in the MLA; Fees; On-Site Registration; Registration Refunds; Hotels 919 Transportation to and in Austin 920 Program Online 920 Policies Audio- and Videotaping at Sessions; Badges; Fragrance; Guest Passes; Identiication; MLA s Policies against Discrimination and Harassment; Reading in Absentia; Smoking 921 On-Site Resources Childcare; Convention Guide and Convention Daily; Disabilities, Facilities and Services for Persons with; Friends of Bill W.; Headquarters Oices; Lounges; Messages; MLA Registration and Welcome Centers; Press Oice; Speaker Ready Rooms; Twitter; Who s Here Directory; Wi-Fi Access 923 Job Information Center For Prearranged Interviews 924 Exhibits Exhibit Hall heater; Exhibitors; MLA PubCentral 925 Event Highlights MLA Awards Ceremony; Presidential Address; Presidential Plenary; Council of Editors of Learned Journals; Government Careers; NEH Information 926 Governance Delegate Assembly 926 Future Conventions Calls for Papers; Locations; Organizing Sessions Registration and Housing Please check the Convention Daily, available on-site and online, for updates to session information and more. All persons wishing to attend meetings or use convention services must register for the convention. Persons who plan to attend the convention may register through the MLA Web site The Modern Language Association of America

7 130.4 ] General Convention Information and Services 919 Membership in the MLA Individuals who join the association while registering for the convention are entitled to register at members rates. MLA membership runs from 15 January through 14 January of the subsequent year. For the convenience of those who would like to join the MLA, as well as for continuing members who would like to pay their 2016 dues, a membership desk will be located in the registration and welcome center. Fees All registration fees are in US dollars. Early registration fees from 1 September through 1 October are as follows: regular members, $175; regular members outside the United States and Canada, $80; graduate student members, $55; emeriti members, $80; unemployed members and members employed part-time, $60. Registration fees from 2 October through 8 December are as follows: regular members, $205; regular members outside the United States and Canada, $80; graduate student members, $55; emeriti members, $80; unemployed members and members employed part-time, $60; nonmembers, $265; graduate student nonmembers, $80. Registration fees after 8 December are as follows: regular members, $235; regular members outside the United States and Canada, $85; graduate student members, $65; emeriti members, $90; unemployed members and members employed part-time, $70; nonmembers, $295; graduate student nonmembers, $90. Registrations will be accepted throughout December, but programs (for nonmembers) and badges may not be sent. On-Site Registration Attendees who have not registered may register during the convention at the registration areas located in the Austin Convention Center (Ballroom Prefunction, level 4) and the JW Marriott (Griffin Hall Prefunction, level 2). he registration areas will be open on 7 January from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., on 8 and 9 January from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on 10 January from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Registration Refunds Requests for refunds of registration fees must be made in writing, accompanied by unused convention badges, sent to the head of convention programs at the MLA office, and postmarked no later than 8 January Refunds requested ater 8 January 2016 will not be granted. A $20 service fee will be deducted from all refunds. Hotels Hotel rooms at the special MLA rates are available only to persons who are registered for the convention. Each convention registrant can reserve one hotel room. Housing forms will not be processed if they include the names of persons in the profession who have not paid their registration fees for the convention. (Spouses, friends, and family members who wish to share a room with a registrant and who are also engaged in the study of language and literature must register and pay their registration fees for the convention.) Convention registrants who arrive in Austin without hotel arrangements may go to the housing desk at the Austin Convention Center (Ballroom Prefunction, level 4). A representative of CMR, the MLA housing service, will be there to help such attendees ind housing and to assist attendees with any hotel issues they may have. Transportation to and in Austin MLA convention hotels are located near the convention venues (Austin Convention Center, JW Marriott, Hilton Austin). Airport Transportation. Austin is served by Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. he

8 920 General Convention Information and Services [ PMLA rates for taxis from the airport to downtown Austin are $33 $38. Rates vary based on travel time and are subject to change. MetroAirport bus serves the airport for easy and economical travel to downtown Austin ($1.75 one way). Amtrak. Amtrak trains enter and leave Austin (AUS) at 250 North Lamar Boulevard, about 15 blocks from the Austin Convention Center. Nearby MLA hotels can be reached by taxi. Austin by Bicycle. B-Cycle is a bike-share program in Austin, with stations throughout the city where you can pick up or park one of the bicycles. There is a station on 4th Street by the Austin Convention Center, and stations near many of the MLA hotels. Barton Springs Bike Rental ofers hourly rentals, roadside assistance, and bike tours. Program Online A searchable program for the convention is available online. A streamlined version for mobile devices will be available during the convention. Policies Audio- and Videotaping at Sessions Neither audiotaping nor videotaping of sessions is normally permitted. Occasional exceptions may be made for members of the media taping short segments designed to convey the convention atmosphere. Such arrangements must be made through the press oice and require the consent of all speakers at a session. When taping is approved, a representative of the media staf will accompany the reporter and crew. he session organizer will announce to the audience that audio- or video taping will take place during a part of the session. Only background taping is allowed, not the taping of an entire session. Requests to ilm the convention as part of a creative or documentary project must have been submitted to the Executive Council by 16 October. Badges Badges are required for admission to convention sessions, the exhibit hall, and the Job Information Center. Badge holders are available at the MLA registration and welcome centers in the Austin Convention Center and the JW Marriott. Lost badges can be replaced for $10 at the MLA registration and welcome centers. Fragrance The Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession reminds attendees that refraining from using scented products will help ensure the comfort of everyone at the convention. Guest Passes All MLA members and members of the profession that the MLA serves must register in order to participate in or attend sessions. A convention speaker may obtain a pass for a guest who has no professional interest in language or literature; the pass is valid only to hear a paper given by that speaker at a single session. he speaker must request the pass at one of the MLA registration and welcome centers on the day of the session, before the centers close. he speaker must provide his or her name, session details (session number, room, date, and time), and the guest s name. Passes may not be requested by guests of speakers or by MLA members who have not registered for the convention. MLA convention registrants may obtain free passes to the exhibit hall for guests they accompany in the hall. Persons who are not registered for the convention and who are not accompanied by registrants may purchase a one-day pass to the exhibit hall for $10. hese passes are available at the Exhibit Registration booth, Austin Convention Center (Ballroom Prefunction, level 4). Identification You may need to have a government-issued photo ID when you check into your hotel.

9 130.4 ] General Convention Information and Services 921 Security personnel may ask to see your hotel room key or may ask that you be accompanied by a hotel guest with a room key. MLA s Policies against Discrimination and Harassment he MLA prohibits discrimination in employment, including discrimination in the form of harassment, against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Sexual harassment (such as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature) is a speciic type of discriminatory harassment and is prohibited. he MLA has policies in place to ensure that any violations involving MLA employees will be handled in an appropriate manner. If you believe you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination by an MLA employee, please contact Arlene Barnard, Terrence Callaghan, or Kathleeen Fitzpatrick. The MLA reminds participants in the convention that federal law prohibits discrimination in employment, including discrimination in the form of harassment, against any person. Please ensure that all individuals in your organization who are participating in the MLA s convention as your representatives are made aware of and understand that they must comply with applicable law. Reading in Absentia To encourage discussion and dialogue among panelists and attendees at convention sessions, reading in absentia (whether by Skype, videoconferencing, audio delivery, or presentation by surrogates) is not normally permitted. Presenters who are unable to attend the convention because of unforeseen emergencies are reminded that they may include a link to their papers in the online Program. Smoking Smoking is prohibited in most public places in Austin. On-Site Resources Childcare Convention participants who would like to have childcare during the convention should preregister for a possible on-site childcare service through KiddieCorp. If a suicient number of children are registered for childcare by 30 October, a daytime childcare center will operate in the Hilton Austin. If a sufficient number of children are not registered for the service by that date, the service will not be offered. Visit the Childcare page on the MLA Web site for more information on childcare arrangements or to obtain a preregistration form. If daytime childcare is not offered through KiddieCorp, the MLA has funds available to reimburse up to $300 each to registered members who use childcare during convention hours. If more requests are received than can be reimbursed with available funds, preference will be given to graduate students and members in lower-income categories. Members should submit a request for reimbursement, along with supporting documentation such as a receipt from a childcare service, no later than 29 January 2016 to Karin Bagnall, Head of Convention Programs, Modern Language Association, 85 Broad Street, suite 500, New York, NY Convention Guide and Convention Daily The Convention Guide, containing city and hotel maps and providing general information pertinent throughout the convention, will be available as a PDF on the MLA Web site in December and as a handout at the convention. he Convention Daily prints special notices, changes in schedule, and brief reports on convention activities and appears

10 922 General Convention Information and Services [ PMLA Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during the convention. Copies are available free at the MLA registration and welcome centers; the 7 January issue will appear on the MLA Web site before the convention. Disabilities, Facilities and Services for Persons with he MLA is committed to making arrangements that allow all members of the association to participate in the convention. Stacey Courtney coordinates arrangements for persons with disabilities. Desks for Attendees with Disabilities. There will be desks in the MLA registration and welcome centers at the Austin Convention Center (Ballroom Prefunction, level 4) and JW Marriott (Griin Hall Prefunction, level 2) stafed with personnel who can provide assistance to convention attendees with disabilities. here will also be a desk at the Hilton Austin. Meeting Rooms. Meeting rooms at the convention are accessible by elevator, and the doors are wide enough to accommodate wheelchairs. Hotel Rooms. To reserve hotel rooms that are speciically equipped for persons with permanent or temporary disabilities, participants must have checked the appropriate boxes on the convention registration and housing reservation forms or contacted Stacey Courtney in the MLA convention oice by 13 November. Transportation. A complimentary transportation service will be available throughout convention meeting hours to transport attendees with disabilities. Arrangements may be made at the desks for persons with disabilities. Further details will be available closer to the convention. Sessions. Speakers are asked to bring ive copies of their papers, even in drat form, for the use of members who wish to follow the written text. Speakers who use handouts should prepare some copies in a large-print format (14- to 16-point type size). Speakers should indicate whether they want their papers and handouts returned. Sign language interpreters and real-time captioning are available on request. he deadline to arrange for an interpreter is 13 November, though the convention oice will make every efort to accommodate late requests. To arrange for either of these services, write or call Stacey Courtney in the MLA convention oice. Scooter Rentals. For navigating the convention more easily, scooters can be rented from Scootaround ( or locations.scootaround.com/mla). Friends of Bill W. Room 213 in the JW Marriott (level 2) is set aside for the Friends of Bill W. throughout convention hours. Meeting days and times will be listed closer to the convention. Headquarters Offices Headquarters offices will be located in the Austin Convention Center (11A, level 4) and the JW Marriott (210, level 2). Members of the MLA convention staf will be available in the office whenever sessions are in progress to handle problems that might arise with meeting rooms or meeting facilities. Program organizers are asked to refer questions on such matters to the headquarters oice, not to the venue management. More general questions will be answered by staff members at the MLA registration and welcome centers. Lounges Areas furnished with comfortable chairs and tables where members may congregate for discussion or relaxation will be provided in the Austin Convention Center (Atrium foyer, level 4) and the JW Marriott (Lone Star East, level 3). A graduate student lounge will be located in the Austin Convention Center (10C, level 3).

11 130.4 ] General Convention Information and Services 923 Messages Although the hotels will make every effort to deliver mail and messages received during the convention, the MLA can assume no responsibility for failure in delivery. Participants hotels appear in the Who s Here listing (see Who s Here section) posted near the members lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Attendees may also post messages for colleagues on a bulletin board in the lounge. MLA Registration and Welcome Centers General questions about the convention and the association will be answered at the MLA registration and welcome centers in the Austin Convention Center (Ballroom Prefunction, level 4) and the JW Marriott (Griffin Hall Prefunction, level 2). The Convention Guide and the Convention Daily will be available free at the registration and welcome centers. The centers will be open on 7 January from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., on 8 and 9 January from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on 10 January from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Press Office he press oice is located in the Austin Convention Center (13A, level 4). Speaker Ready Rooms Space in the Austin Convention Center (11B, level 4) and JW Marriott (207, level 2) has been reserved to allow speakers to run through their audiovisual presentations before their sessions. hose who have computer presentations are strongly encouraged to pretest their presentations in the speaker ready room during convention hours. Please contact Deirdre Henry with audiovisual questions. Requests for audiovisual equipment were due 1 April; we are unable to accommodate late requests. Twitter We encourage attendees to tweet sessions using the convention hashtag (#mla16) and session hashtags (e.g., #S440). Who s Here Directory he Who s Here directory will be posted in the members lounge in the Austin Convention Center (Atrium foyer, level 4) and near the Job Information Center in the Hilton Austin (Governor s Ballroom Prefunction, level 4). he directory will include the names and convention addresses of persons who make hotel reservations through the housing bureau or send their local addresses to the MLA oice before 12 December. Only the names of hotels listed on the convention housing form or local addresses are listed. Members are advised to check their own Who s Here listings for accuracy and to make any necessary revisions. he information used to compile the list comes from the housing service, not from the MLA. hose who wish not to be listed in the Who s Here directory can make that request on the convention registration form. Wi-Fi Access he MLA is providing free wireless Internet access in the meeting rooms and public areas of the Austin Convention Center, JW Marriott, and Hilton Austin. Job Information Center he MLA Job Information Center (Governor s Ballroom, level 4, Hilton Austin) will be open on 7 January from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., on 8 and 9 January from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on 10 January from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. A list of available positions will be posted, and a counseling service for job candidates will be available in the interview area on 8 and 9 January. An interviewers sign-in ile will be maintained. Space will be available for interviews,

12 924 General Convention Information and Services [ PMLA but candidates and interviewers are urged to arrange interviews in advance. Job candidates are reminded that almost no unscheduled interviews take place at the convention. herefore, members are advised not to attend the convention for the sole purpose of seeking employment if they do not have scheduled interviews. For Prearranged Interviews Consult the interviewer s sign-in ile in the Job Information Center (Governor s Ballroom, level 4, Hilton Austin) if you do not know whether your interview is scheduled for a hotel room or the interview area or if you need to ind out the hotel room number for your interview. Allow yourself ample time to obtain this information. If your interview is scheduled for the interview area, ask a Job Information Center staf member for the table number. If the interview is scheduled in a hotel room or if the interviewer has not signed in, consult the Who s Here directory near the Job Information Center. Once you know where the interviewer is staying, you can call the hotel information desk and be connected with the interviewer s hotel room. (For reasons of safety, hotel staf members will not give guests room numbers to callers.) If the interviewer is not in, use the hotel s message facilities. A message let in a hotel mailbox will be lashed on the guest s room telephone. If the person is not listed in the Who s Here directory, check the Program Participants (p. 952) to see whether that interviewer is speaking at or chairing a session and can be reached at a speciic time and place or ask a Job Information Center staf member for help. Exhibits The exhibit hall (Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D G, level 4) is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on 8 and 9 January and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on 10 January. Take advantage of special promotions and visit the Exhibit Hall heater. Explore nearly one hundred exhibit booths representing a variety of materials and services of interest to teachers, scholars, and students of language and literature. Admission to the exhibit area is restricted to persons wearing badges or carrying appropriate passes. Exhibit Hall Theater Exhibitors will conduct presentations, demonstrations, and product launches in the MLA Exhibit Hall (Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D G, level 4); view the Exhibit Hall heater schedule in the online Program for details on presentations, which will take place during the breaks between sessions. Exhibitors To view a list of the 2016 exhibitors, go to page 928 or visit MLA PubCentral Visit MLA PubCentral in the Austin Convention Center (Ballroom Prefunction, level 4) for everything related to MLA publications. Shop for MLA products at the booth, explore the MLA International Bibliography, update your MLA Commons proile, and browse the winners of MLA s publication prizes all in one central location just outside the exhibit hall. Booth Happenings. Join us for receptions celebrating new titles released by the MLA in 2015, ninety-ive years of the MLA International Bibliography, and the launch of the MLA forums. Please check the Convention Daily and the MLA Annual Convention Twitter feed for upto-date information on exhibit booth activities. Display and Video of 2015 MLA-Prize- Winning Books. A display of the books that are 2015 MLA prize winners and a video featuring material from the winners will be located in MLA PubCentral. Many of the prizewinning publishers are exhibiting and will have copies of these books for sale at

13 130.4 ] General Convention Information and Services 925 their booths. he winners will receive their awards at the MLA Awards Ceremony. MLA Commons. MLA Commons is designed to facilitate active member-to-member communication, to support the work of MLA groups, and much more. Staf members will be available to demonstrate the platform s function and to assist with account activation in MLA PubCentral. MLA International Bibliography. he MLA International Bibliography provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Bibliography staf members will be on hand in MLA PubCentral to answer questions, provide demonstrations, and help with searches. Event Highlights MLA Awards Ceremony The awards ceremony will take place at 7:00 p.m. on 9 January in the JW Marriott (Lone Star Ballroom D, level 3). Roland Greene, Stanford Univ., MLA President, will announce the newly elected honorary fellows. Remarks by William Adams, National Endowment for the Humanities, will follow. Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Univ., MLA First Vice President, will present the William Riley Parker Prize; James Russell Lowell Prize; MLA Prize for a First Book; Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize; Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize; Morton N. Cohen Award; MLA Prize for a Scholarly Edition; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies; Lois Roth Award; William Sanders Scarborough Prize; and MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies. Rosemary G. Feal, MLA, will present the MLA International Bibliography Fellowship Awards. Rosemary G. Feal will announce the recipients of the seal of approval from the Committee on Scholarly Editions. Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ., ADFL President, will present the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession to Malcolm Alan Compitello. Kent Cartwright, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, ADE President, will present the ADE Francis Andrew March Award to John David Guillory. he session is open to the public and will be followed by a reception. Presidential Address The Presidential Address will take place at 6:45 p.m. on 8 January in the JW Marriott (Lone Star Ballroom D, level 3). Executive Director Rosemary G. Feal will report on the association s 2015 activities, and President Roland Greene will deliver the Presidential Address. he session is open to the public and will be followed by a reception. Presidential Plenary The Presidential Plenary will take place at 10:15 a.m. on 8 January in the JW Marriott (Lone Star Ballroom D, level 3). Council of Editors of Learned Journals Officers and experienced editors who are members of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) will be available for consultation and advice for other editors and scholars who have questions about what to expect in journal submission, peer review, and publishing processes. Beginning scholars (graduate students and entry-level professors) are particularly welcome. Editors from CELJ will be available to provide informal information and private consultations on 8 January from 12:00 noon to

14 926 General Convention Information and Services [ PMLA 4:00 p.m. and on 9 January from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Austin Convention Center (12B, level 4). Those interested in meeting with a CELJ editor at the MLA convention should write to Graham MacPhee at Government Careers On 7 January from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the JW Marriott (Lone Star G, level 3), representatives from federal government agencies will ofer a workshop highlighting federal careers that require expertise in languages and culture translator, interpreter, instructor, intelligence analyst, language analyst, foreign language program manager, foreign service officer, and law enforcement oicer. A question- andanswer period concludes the session. NEH Information On 8 January from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Austin Convention Center (17A, level 4), representatives from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will ofer a workshop that highlights recent awards and outlines current funding opportunities. In addition to emphasizing grant programs that support individual and collaborative research and education, the workshop includes information on the NEH s Oice of Digital Humanities. A question-and-answer period will follow. Governance Delegate Assembly Established in 1971 as an elected body representing the membership at large, the Delegate Assembly, composed of over 270 delegates, debates issues of concern to the membership and advises the Executive Council on the association s policies, direction, goals, and structure. Formal deliberations of the assembly, at which any MLA member can speak (subject to strict time limits), are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on 9 January in the JW Marriott (JW Grand Ballroom 5 6, level 4). his meeting is open only to MLA members. Please remember to wear your badge. An open hearing of the Delegate Assembly, at which MLA members may present their views, will be held at 10:15 a.m. on 8 January in the JW Marriott (401, level 4). his meeting is open only to MLA members. Please remember to wear your badge. Members who wish to submit emergency resolutions to the Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee should attend the open hearing on resolutions on 8 January at 12:00 noon in the JW Marriott (401, level 4). his meeting is open only to MLA members. Please remember to wear your badge. he deadline for submitting emergency resolutions to the presider is 12:30 p.m. Procedures for submitting resolutions, which are general statements of membership sentiment, are described in article 11.C.3 of the MLA constitution and in Preparing Resolutions for the Delegate Assembly and Checklists for Submitting Resolutions, on the MLA Web site. Future Conventions Calls for Papers Go to the Calls for Papers page to submit (November February 2016) or review (November March 2016) calls for papers for the 2017 MLA convention in Philadelphia. Locations The 132nd MLA Annual Convention will take place in Philadelphia from 5 to 8 January he 133rd MLA Annual Convention will take place in New York City from 4 to 7 January Organizing Sessions Forms and instructions for organizing sessions for the 2017 convention in Philadelphia will be available on the MLA Web site in March 2016.

15 130.4 ] Map of Austin Hotels 1 Courtyard Austin Downtown / Convention Center 300 East 4th Street 2 Embassy Suites Austin Downtown / Town Lake 300 South Congress Avenue 3 Four Seasons Hotel Austin 98 San Jacinto Boulevard 4 Hampton Inn and Suites Austin Downtown / Convention Center 200 San Jacinto Boulevard 5 Hilton Austin 500 East 4th Street 6 Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown / Convention Center 500 North Interstate 35 7 Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake 20 North Interstate 35 8 Hyatt Place Austin Downtown 211 East 3rd Street 9 Hyatt Regency Austin 208 Barton Springs Road bk Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel 701 Congress Avenue bl JW Marriott Austin 110 East 2nd Street bm Omni Austin Hotel Downtown 700 San Jacinto Boulevard bn Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin Downtown 111 East Cesar Chavez Street bo Residence Inn Austin Downtown / Convention Center 300 East 4th Street bp Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol 701 East 11th Street bq Westin Austin Downtown 310 East 5th Street 927

16 [ PMLA Exhibitors BOOTH EXHIBITOR 112 American Book Review 430 American Literatures Initiative 224 Archipelago Books 424 Arte Publico Press 113, 115 Ashgate Publishing 523 Authors Alliance 403, 405 Bedford / St. Martin s 203, 205, 207 Bloomsbury 116 Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers 426 Boydell and Brewer 515 Brill 223 Broadview Press 502, 504 Bucknell University Press 517 Calligrams 420, 422 Cambridge University Press 411, 413, 415 University of Chicago Press 406 Chronicle of Higher Education 325, 327 Columbia University Press 221 Consortium Book Sales and Distribution 324 Cornell University Press 216 Council of Editors of Learned Journals 112 Dalkey Archive Press 117 De Gruyter 502, 504 University of Delaware Press 314, 316 Duke University Press 107 Edinburgh University Press 502, 504 Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 412 Fordham University Press 220 Grove Atlantic, Inc. 310, 312 Harvard University Press 520 Haymarket Books 112 University of Houston-Victoria Publishing Program 225 University of Illinois Press 100 Inside Higher Ed 421, 423, 425 Johns Hopkins University Press 110 JSTOR 511, 513 Knopf Doubleday Academic Services 502, 504 Lehigh University Press 502, 504 Lexington Books 517 Little Bookroom 103 Macat 416 University of Massachusetts Press 202, 204 McFarland 322 University of Michigan Press 328 Michigan State University Press 329 University of Minnesota Press 427 University Press of Mississippi 928 BOOTH EXHIBITOR 321 MIT Press MLA PubCentral, Ballroom Prefuntion Modern Language Association 224 New Directions 427 University of New Mexico Press 517 New York Review Books 517 New York Review Children s Collection 517 New York Review Comics 517 New York Review of Books 416 University of North Carolina Press 414 Northwestern University Press 524 University of Notre Dame Press 517 NYRB Classics 517 NYRB Poets 410 NYU Press 104, 106 Ohio State University Press 224 Open Letter Books 302, 304 Oxford University Press 402, 404 Palgrave Macmillan 211 Pearson 514, 516 Penguin Publishing Group 429 Penn State University Press 417 University of Pennsylvania Press 521 Peter Lang Publishing Group 214 Polity 311, 313 Princeton University Press 421, 423, 425 Project MUSE 206 ProQuest 220, 222 Publishers Group West 510, 512 Random House Academic Resources 306, 307 Routledge 407 SabbaticalHomes.com 215, 217 Scottish Writing Exhibition 111 Small Press Distribution 315, 317 Stanford University Press 323 SUNY Press 112 symplokē 326 University of Texas Press 506 University of Toronto Press 222 Trinity University Press 428 University of Virginia Press 330 Wayne State University Press 210, 212 Wiley 213 Women s Review of Books 303, 305 W. W. Norton and Company 320 Yale University Press

17 130.4 ] Floor Plan of the Exhibit Area Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D G, level SEATING EXHIBIT HALL THEATER ENTRANCE 929

18 [PMLA Individual Convention Program This form has been provided to assist attendees in planning their schedules for the 2016 MLA convention. Name Convention Address 7 January 8 January 9 January 10 January 8:30 9:45 a.m. 9:50 10:10 a.m. 10:15 11:30 a.m. 11:35 11:55 a.m. 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m. 1:20 1:40 p.m. 1:45 3:00 p.m. 3:05 3:25 p.m. 3:30 4:45 p.m. 4:50 5:10 p.m. 5:15 6:30 p.m. 7:00 8:15 p.m. Remember to visit the exhibit hall in the Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D G, level

19 130.4 ] Exhibit Hall Theater Schedule MLA International Bibliography: Search Tips from the Experts Friday, 8 January, 9:50 10:10 a.m. Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall heater, ACC Putting the Commons to Work: How to Crat a Professional Presence and Promote Your Work Online Friday, 8 January, 3:05 3:25 p.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall heater, ACC Enchanting the Desert Saturday, 9 January, 9:50 10:10 a.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall heater, ACC Build an Audience for Your Work with CORE Saturday, 9 January, 3:05 3:25 p.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall heater, ACC In the Exhibit Hall Theater (MLA Exhibit Hall, Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D G, level 4), exhibiting companies will conduct scheduled presentations, demonstrations, and product launches during exhibit hall hours. For updates to this schedule, see the online Program. 931

20 [ PMLA Sessions Open to the Public PLENARIES AND LINKED SESSIONS Presidential Plenary: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future (241) he Public Work of Interpretation (651A) Grammatology in the Global: Past/Future (Spivak Reopens the Book) (572) SPECIAL EVENTS AND CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS he Novelist, the Critic, and the Public: An Interview with Colm Tóibín (348) A Creative Conversation with Bill Bradley (588) Writing (on) the Border: A Creative Conversation with Oscar Casares and Rolando Hinojosa (593) he Artist as Interpreter: An Interview with Caetano Veloso (623) Regarding Susan Sontag (693) OTHER SESSIONS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC he Austin Music Scene and Its Publics: Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Doug Sahm, and Friends (66) Rolando Hinojosa: A Celebration of His Life and Work (500) Austin Authors of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures: Past, Present, and Future (745) Each session at the convention has been assigned a number, roughly corresponding to the order in which the sessions occur. In these lists, the numbers in parentheses re fer to the session numbers within the chronological listing in the Program (sessions take place on Thursday, 7 Jan.; sessions A take place on Friday, 8 Jan.; sessions A take place on Saturday, 9 Jan.; and sessions take place on Sunday, 10 Jan.). Plenaries and special events are open to registrants and nonregistrants alike. Because of the demand for space, other sessions are not open to nonregistrants. 932

21 130.4 ] Forum Sessions COMPARATIVE LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES (CLCS) CLCS Medieval (246, 760) CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern (112, 641, 758) CLCS 18th-Century (238, 452, 731) CLCS Romantic and 19th-Century (76, 624) CLCS 20th- and 21st-Century (122, 404, 494) CLCS Arthurian (512) CLCS Celtic (557) CLCS Classical and Modern (681) CLCS European Regions (381, 835) CLCS Global Anglophone (510, 828) CLCS Global Arab and Arab American (358, 498, 805) CLCS Global Hispanophone (86, 259) CLCS Global Jewish (243, 284) CLCS Global South (569) CLCS Hemispheric American (72, 98, 225) CLCS Mediterranean (303) CLCS Nordic (598, 830) GENRE STUDIES (GS) GS Children s and Young Adult Literature (39, 297, 574) GS Comics and Graphic Narratives (421, 494, 741) GS Drama and Performance (453, 631, 801) GS Folklore, Myth, and Fairy Tale (186, 324) GS Life Writing (425, 556, 771) GS Noniction Prose (195, 298) GS Poetry and Poetics (635, 795) GS Prose Fiction (316) GS Speculative Fiction (60, 543) GS Travel Writing (392, 639) HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE PROFESSION (HEP) HEP Community Colleges (802) HEP Part-Time and Contingent Faculty Issues (439) HEP Teaching as a Profession (94, 566, 688) LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND CULTURES (LLC) Each session at the convention has been assigned a number; in this list, numbers in parentheses refer to session numbers in the Program. African LLC African to 1990 (150, 286, 550) LLC African since 1990 (205, 685) American LLC Early American (322, 549, 641, 704) LLC 19th-Century American (19, 408, 482, 836) 933

22 934 Modern Language Association [ PMLA LLC Late-19th- and Early-20th-Century American (362, 556, 804) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American (358, 670, 834) LLC African American (123, 304, 682, 743) LLC Asian American (110, 365, 612) LLC Chicana and Chicano (153, 428, 618, 710) LLC Indigenous Literatures of the United States and Canada (57, 426) LLC Italian American (379) LLC Jewish American (284, 793) LLC Latina and Latino (223, 799) LLC Literatures of the United States in Languages Other han English (558) LLC Southern United States (267, 496, 831) Arabic LLC Arabic (77, 431, 757) Asian LLC East Asian (34, 301, 612, 764) LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic (493, 728) LLC West Asian (97, 268, 653) Canada LLC Canadian (96) Catalan LLC Catalan Studies (288) Dutch LLC Dutch (528) English LLC Old English (133, 361, 468) LLC Middle English (116, 310, 594) LLC Chaucer (71, 594, 669) LLC 16th-Century English (33, 333) LLC Shakespeare (228, 591) LLC 17th-Century English (18, 270, 533) LLC Restoration and Early-18th-Century English (43, 579) LLC Late-18th-Century English (161, 360, 469) LLC English Romantic (36, 240, 595, 735) LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English (93, 321, 488, 794) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century English and Anglophone (564, 759) French LLC Medieval French (327, 394, 800) LLC 16th-Century French (70, 394, 667, 770) LLC 17th-Century French (182, 415, 597) LLC 18th-Century French (109, 305, 597) LLC 19th-Century French (158, 234) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century French (79, 636) LLC Francophone (37, 353, 685) Galician LLC Galician (204, 537) German LLC German to 1700 (534, 768) LLC 18th- and Early-19th-Century German (35, 229) LLC 19th- and Early-20th-Century German (69, 377) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century German (117, 355, 674) Hebrew LLC Hebrew (79A, 343) Hungarian LLC Hungarian (235) Irish LLC Irish (637) Italian LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian (118, 326, 599) LLC 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-Century Italian (410, 726) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Italian (515, 792) Korean LLC Korean (409) Latin American LLC Colonial Latin American (424, 452, 762) LLC 19th-Century Latin American (159, 486) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American (134, 286, 539, 723) LLC Cuban and Cuban Diasporic (230, 816) LLC Mexican (328) LLC Puerto Rican (261) Occitan LLC Occitan (679) Old Norse LLC Old Norse (236) Portuguese LLC Global Portuguese (351) LLC Luso-Brazilian (38, 260, 370, 462) Romanian LLC Romanian (373) Scottish LLC Scottish (161, 470) Sephardic LLC Sephardic (137, 231) Slavic LLC Russian and Eurasian (84, 418, 525, 814) LLC Slavic and East European (262, 639)

23 130.4 ] Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society 935 Spanish and Iberian LLC Medieval Iberian (78, 369) LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Drama (61, 350, 567) LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Poetry and Prose (156, 302) LLC 18th- and 19th-Century Spanish and Iberian (232, 524, 773) LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish and Iberian (155, 475) Yiddish LLC Yiddish (366) LANGUAGE STUDIES AND LINGUISTICS (LSL) LSL Applied Linguistics (337, 724) LSL General Linguistics (577) LSL Germanic Philology and Linguistics (152) LSL Global English (527) LSL Language and Society (412, 638) LSL Language Change (380, 520) LSL Linguistics and Literature (106, 554) LSL Romance Linguistics (244) LSL Second-Language Teaching and Learning (221, 680) MEDIA STUDIES (MS) MS Opera and Musical Performance (219) MS Screen Arts and Culture (181, 355, 483) MS Sound (416) MS Visual Culture (329, 677, 734) RHETORIC, COMPOSITION, AND WRITING STUDIES (RCWS) RCWS History and heory of Composition (367) RCWS History and heory of Rhetoric (307) RCWS Literacy Studies (54, 341) RCWS Writing Pedagogies (138, 628, 791) THEORY AND METHOD (TM) TM Bibliography and Scholarly Editing (522) TM Book History, Print Cultures, Lexicography (668) TM Language heory (314, 478) TM Libraries and Research (136, 632) TM Literary and Cultural heory (405) TM Literary Criticism (560, 827) TM he Teaching of Literature (335, 722) TRANSDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS (TC) TC Age Studies (427, 688, 776) TC Anthropology and Literature (315, 729) TC Cognitive and Afect Studies (194, 290) TC Digital Humanities (107, 400A, 508) TC Disability Studies (120, 325, 619) TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities (102, 267, 402) TC Law and the Humanities (397, 453, 826) TC Marxism, Literature, and Society (263, 803) TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies (565) TC Memory Studies (98, 490A) TC Philosophy and Literature (40, 323, 766) TC Popular Culture (207, 581) TC Postcolonial Studies (91, 388, 662) TC Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Literature (590, 730) TC Race and Ethnicity Studies (113, 568, 618) TC Religion and Literature (44, 368, 523) TC Science and Literature (162, 575) TC Sexuality Studies (68, 274, 619) TC Translation Studies (268, 675) TC Women s and Gender Studies (352, 543) Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society Comparative State Racisms (378)

24 936 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Allied Organization Sessions Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (519) American Association for Italian Studies (271) American Association of Australian Literary Studies (633) American Association of Teachers of German (422) American Association of Teachers of Italian (553) American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (84, 336) American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (157, 490) American Association of University Professors (296) American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (339) American Boccaccio Association (203) American Comparative Literature Association (320) American Conference for Irish Studies (516) American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (559) American Folklore Society (318) American Humor Studies Association (429) American Literature Section (375, 836) American Name Society (273) American Portuguese Studies Association (260, 789) American Psychoanalytic Association (531) American heatre and Drama Society (332) American Translators Association (450) Association des Amis d André Gide (317) Association for Computers and the Humanities (258) Association for Documentary Editing (154) Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures (584) Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism (269, 732) Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (509) Association of Departments and Programs of Comparative Literature (111) Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (580) Byron Society of America (311) Cervantes Society of America (403) Children s Literature Association (137, 248, 489) College English Association (521) College Language Association (123) Community College Humanities Association (423) Conference on Christianity and Literature (197) Conference on College Composition and Communication (570) Conseil International d Études Francophones (555) Council of Editors of Learned Journals (277, 491) Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (220) Council of Writing Program Administrators (249) D. H. Lawrence Society of North America (264, 829) Dante Society of America (480) Dickens Society (132, 511) Doris Lessing Society (198, 295) Edith Wharton Society (67) Emily Dickinson International Society (517, 684) Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society (201) Eugene O Neill Society (334) Ezra Pound Society (190, 492) Feministas Unidas (430) G. E. Lessing Society (485) GEMELA: Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre-1800) (61, 576) GL/Q Caucus for the Modern Languages (400) George Sand Association (151, 642) Goethe Society of North America (536, 640, 798) Graduate Student Caucus (596, 796) Harold Pinter Society (474) Henry James Society (300) International Association of Galdós Scholars (666, 773) International Boethius Society (227) International Brecht Society (293, 766) International Courtly Literature Society (312) International Dostoevsky Society (582) International James Joyce Foundation (242) International Society for the Study of Narrative (309, 640) International Spenser Society (756) International Virginia Woolf Society (363, 451) International Vladimir Nabokov Society (562) John Clare Society of North America (374) John Donne Society (359) Joseph Conrad Society of America (239) Keats-Shelley Association of America (115) Langston Hughes Society (561) Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations (114) Margaret Atwood Society (797) Margaret Fuller Society (629) Mark Twain Circle of America (507) Marlowe Society of America (389) Marxist Literary Group (139, 563) Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (6, 490) MELUS: he Society for the Study of the Multi- Ethnic Literature of the United States (299) Melville Society (331, 684) Milton Society of America (413, 671) Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association (330)

25 130.4 ] MLA-Sponsored Sessions 937 Modern Greek Studies Association (589) Modernist Studies Association (247) Nathaniel Hawthorne Society (149, 413) National Council of Teachers of English (338) North American Heine Society (513) North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (196, 529, 735) Paul Claudel Society (530) Pirandello Society of America (833) Poe Studies Association (376) Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages (391, 736A) Reception Study Society (664) Renaissance English Text Society (420) Rhetoric Society of America (206) Robert Frost Society (630) Romanian Studies Association of America (626) Samuel Beckett Society (294, 761) Simone de Beauvoir Society (585) Société Rencesvals, American-Canadian Branch (438) Society for Critical Exchange (245) Society for German Renaissance and Baroque Literature (278) Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (477) Society for Textual Scholarship (264, 583) Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (578) Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (672) Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (191) Society for the Study of Southern Literature (292) South Asian Literary Association (683, 790) T. S. Eliot Society (625) horeau Society (272) Wallace Stevens Society (613) Western Literature Association (275) William Carlos Williams Society (492, 665) William Faulkner Society (479) William Morris Society (139, 237) Women in French (276) Women in German (573) Women s Caucus for the Modern Languages (296, 395, 725) Wordsworth-Coleridge Association (481) MLA-Sponsored Sessions ADE Executive Committee (3, 95, 514) ADFL Executive Committee (4, 58, 193) Advisory Committee on the MLA International Bibliography (108, 678) Association of Departments of English (308, 484) Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (289, 825) Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities (634, 832) Committee on Community Colleges (419, 663) Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession (526, 587) Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession (372, 451, 673) Committee on Information Technology (411, 767) Committee on Scholarly Editions (215, 473) Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada (59, 202, 449A) Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare (147) Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession (192, 586) Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession (75, 504) Connected Academics Project (306, 676, 763) Delegate Assembly (571) Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee (119, 148, 279, 313, 354) Executive Council (414, 487, 503) MLA Awards Ceremony (692) Oice of Programs (319, 471, 532) Oice of Research (2, 73, 80, 765) Oice of Scholarly Communication (1, 592) Oice of the Executive Director (233, 364) PMLA Editorial Board (417) Presidential Address (440) Publications Committee (291, 371) Regional MLAs (74) Working Group on K 16 Alliances (390, 472)

26 [ PMLA Subject Index to All Sessions This index, which incorporates all sessions scheduled for the 2016 MLA convention, is designed to help attendees locate sessions by subject. Most of the headings chosen for the index are the obvious ones, reflecting traditional topics of general interest, and have, in many instances, been suggested by the program organizers. While some of the sessions have been cross- referenced, the number and complexity of programs have made it impossible to provide all crossreferences. Convention attendees are therefore advised to scan the entire index when attempting to locate a session. GENRE, THEORY, METHOD Children s Literature he Anxious Publics of Literature for Young People (39) Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Jewish Children s Literature (137) Translation, Bilingualism, Glocalization: New Linguistic Approaches in Galician Studies (204) he Aterlife of Popular Children s Culture Icons (248) Children s Literature Scholarship and Its Publics (297) Keep Children s Literature Weird (489) Gender in Young Adult Dystopias (543) he Verse Novel for Young Readers (574) Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and heory) Digital Humanities (DH) and/in the Dissertation (1) Ampliied Marginalia: Networked Annotation, Critical Pedagogy, and the Social Text (22) Critical Informatics and the Digital Humanities (23) Weird DH (107) Close and Distant Listening to Poetry with HiPSTAS and PennSound (136) Early Modern Teaching in the Digital Age (173) Where Is the Nation in Digital Humanities? (188) Digital Praxis (225) What We Talk about When We Talk about DH: Interdisciplinary Vocabularies (258) Disrupting the Digital Humanities: New Radical Publics (280) Middle English Literature ater the Digital Turn (310) What s Next? EEBO (Early English Books Online) in the Public Domain (333) Gender and (Anti)Social Media (352) Prehistories of the Digital Humanities: Remediation, Aggregation, Immersion (386) Digital Humanities (DH) at the Borders (400A) Digital Scholarship in Action: Pedagogy (411) he Digital Humanities and the Archive (460) Care and Repair: Designing Digital Scholarship (508) Aggregation, Publication, Pedagogy: Medieval and Renaissance Studies in the Digital Age (540) Digital Proust (544) Digital Publics (579) he State of Technical Communication: he Field, the Classroom, the Profession (580) Computational Approaches to Literary Character (647) he Visual Display of Literary Information (649) Repair and Reparations in Digital Public Spaces (689) Latin American Colonial Literature and Its Public (716) Reader Mediations in Electronic Literature (734) Curating Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities (736) Digital Scholarship in Action: Research (767) Intersections: African Literature and Electronic Literature (779) Digital Media and the Reiied Canon (806) Objects of Global Media (818) he New Open-Access Environment: Innovation in Research, Editing, and Publishing (819) Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture Touching Disability: Crip heory in the Archive (21) he Austin Music Scene and Its Publics: Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Doug Sahm, and Friends (66) Memory and Migration (98) Writing on and against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the 938

27 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 939 Transformation of Style circa (101) A Radical New Vision: Popular Visual Culture and African American Self-Fashioning (130) Fairy-Tale Violence against Women: Contemporary Challenges of Representation and Adaptation (186) Diference in Resemblance: Judeo- Islamic Encounters in Literature and Culture (187) Seriality and Sound (207) Jews, Jewishness, and Popular Culture (243) Fables, Folktales, Games, and Comics: Folklore and Visual Media (318) Myth, Fairy Tales, and heir Adaptations (324) Disability and Interdependence (325) Public Self-Styling: Fashion and Authorship in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (383) Satire and the Editorial Cartoon (421) Books hat Cook: Food in Fiction and Memoir (423) Ageism and Activism: Texts hat EngAge (427) Security, the Public, and the Twenty- First-Century United States Novel (467) Latina/o Comics (494) Public Forms and Transnational Spaces (502) Rethinking AIDS in the Age of Archival Publics (545) Truthiness and Method: Humor and the Political (581) Bessie Head hirty Years On: Southern African Women Writing Resistance (617) he (Re)Publics of Texas: Cultural Conluence within Literature and Public Space (661) he Oldest Profession: Teaching and Aging (688) Indigenous Knowledges and Literary Production (691) Public Blackness: Celebrity, Diaspora, and Modernity (703) Charlie Hebdo and Its Publics (741) Reading over Time (776) Literary Tourism and Its Publics: Some Guides from Medieval Time Travel (837) Drama Performing Spain s Historical Memory (65) Édouard Glissant s Histoire de nègre in Context: 1971 in Martinique and 2015 at Colgate University (213) Performance and (Counter)Publics (332) (Up)Staging the Law (453) he New World in Performance: Colonial Drama of Los Virreinatos de Nueva España and Perú (490) Repression and the Choreographies of Freedom (631) Actor and Audience Bodies in Early Modern heater (720) Site-Speciic Art and the Performance of Everyday Protest (801) Film, Television, and Other Media Kubrick s Men, (13) he Austin Music Scene and Its Publics: Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Doug Sahm, and Friends (66) Cinema and Public Spheres in Franco s Spain (104) Long-Form: Varieties of Cinematic Time (143) Austin Plays Itself: Film Cultures in the Weird City (181) Seriality and Sound (207) Cinema and Modernism (247) Hemispheric Indigeneity: Cinematic Representations, Politics, Activism (257) Catalan Documentary Cinema, Art, and hought Now (288) Grasping at Screens (355) Issues of Human Rights and Pedagogy (371) Sound, Activism, and Protest (416) Mess with Texas (483) Comparative Approaches to Adoption (519) Rethinking AIDS in the Age of Archival Publics (545) Truthiness and Method: Humor and the Political (581) Radio hinks Itself (600) Turning the Lens: New Middle Eastern Queer and Feminist Filmmakers and Artists (601) Documentary Filmmaking in First- Year Composition (628) Women, Violence, and New African Cinema (685) Regarding Susan Sontag (693) he Aesthetics and Afects of Cuteness (721) Novel hinking: Contemporary Literature without Form (742) Early Cinema and Literary Modernism (749) he Ideological Space(s) of Italian Cinema and Television (792) Objects of Global Media (818) History of the Book, Reception heory, Comparison with Other Media, and Performance Visualizing Regions (74) he Cultural and Rhetorical Work of Stand-Up Comedy (169) Editing Unruly Objects (215) Sound, Activism, and Protest (416) Secret Archives: Privacy, Control, and Access (578) he Politics of Reception: Race, Gender, and Ideology (664) Reader Mediations in Electronic Literature (734) Deranged Verse: Intermedia Arrangement in Seventeenth- Century England (740) Literary Criticism and heory Queer heory s Bad Objects (29) Derrida s Mochlos : Revisiting the Conlict of the Faculties (40) Approaches to Sacred Texts and Literature (44) Checkpoints (59) he Pornographic and the Literary (62) Queer Proximities (68) American Literature and the Politics of Religion (88) Worlding the Postcolonial: Perspectives on Space, Place, and Indigeneity (91) Disability, Contingency, Neoliberalism (120) Mediterranean Times: Past, Futurity, Aterwardness (142) Beyond Narrative: Literary Dislocations of Medicine (146) he Aging Brain in Literature (194) Christianity and Literature: Paths and Prospects for a New Era (197) Deconstructing Civility (202) Singapore and Malaysia as Method (224) Communities of heory (245) Informatics of Selhood (263) (274) he Cognitive Science of Identity (290) Beckett and the Extensions of Modernism (294) Narrative Medicine, the Body, and Justice (309) Derrida s Universities (323) Gender and (Anti)Social Media (352) Queer Ends (356)

28 940 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Heavens Above: Envisioning Religion in Science Fiction (368) Postcolonial Afect (388) Queers Read his : LGBT Literature Now (400) heory Now (405) Ageism and Activism: Texts hat EngAge (427) Critical Intersectionalities of Race and Sexuality: Aesthetics, Limits, Dangers, Opportunities (449A) Are Memories (Ever Not) Preformed? (490A) Transgender Studies, Ecology, and the Environmental Humanities (509) Spaces of Everyday Life (560) Who s Afraid of Totality? he Trouble with the Trouble with Diversity (563) Grammatology in the Global: Past/ Future (Spivak Reopens the Book) (572) Heidegger and Lacan (590) Description s Futures (603) Bessie Head hirty Years On: Southern African Women Writing Resistance (617) Queer Crips across Time (619) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Narratologist (640) Elemental Ecocriticism: hinking with Earth, Air, Fire, and Water (650) Cavell and Close Reading (652) Postcolonial Ecocriticism (662) he Politics of Reception: Race, Gender, and Ideology (664) Violent Feelings (711) Psychoanalysis and Race (730) Anthropocenic Agency in the Nineteenth Century (752) Creative Reading, Personal Criticism (772) he History of Desire (774) Periodizations and heir Publics since 1945 (808) Spatial Criticism and heory (827) Literary History he Pornographic and the Literary (62) Reexamining New World Encounters: Archives across Cultures (121) Religion and Early Literature (523) Archival Legibility and Invisibility (568) Writing the Blind Ruck of Event : Civil War Literary Historiography at 150 (607) Computational Approaches to Literary Character (647) Mysteries and True Histories in Nineteenth-Century Spanish America (686) Comparing Literary Historiography (815) Literary Relations Memory and Migration (98) Global Migration across the Mediterranean (303) Comparative State Racisms (378) Who Is European? (381) Cultural Collisions (835) Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology Narrating Bits and Producing Bytes: Illness Narratives in Algorithmic Culture (27) Fort-Da: Contested Legacies of Psychoanalysis in Russia (31) Haiku and Other Arts (56) Queer Proximities (68) he Letter Killeth but the Image Gives Life: Visual Literacies and Native Americans in Early America (87) he Dirty Coast (102) Robin Hood in Words and Music (114) A Radical New Vision: Popular Visual Culture and African American Self-Fashioning (130) he Global Ethics of Haitian Literature (140) Beyond Narrative: Literary Dislocations of Medicine (146) Canalizing Waddington: Evo-Devo in Literature and Science (162) New Animals: Critical heory ater Posthumanism (164) Postcolonial Animality (211) Racialized Publics: Law and Citizenship in Antebellum American Literary Studies (214) Benjamin Britten, Dramatist (219) Rereading the Body: Medicine and the Female Subject in Nineteenth- Century Hispanic Literary Texts (226) Presidential Plenary: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future (241) From Implied Readers to Empirical Research: Ways of Approaching Readers (252) (274) he Cognitive Science of Identity (290) Aging across Borders (315) Assemblages (329) What s Vital about Statistics? he Critical Nineteenth-Century Statistical Imaginary (344) Constitutions and Literature: Comparative and Global Horizons (397) Energy, Matter, Force (402) Acts of Writing: America and the Legislative Imaginary (432) Literary and Scientiic Networks (433) (Up)Staging the Law (453) Ater Empathy? (454) Colonial Mobilities, Photographic Stillness (456) Prison Literature and Its Publics (466) Transgender Studies, Ecology, and the Environmental Humanities (509) Space and Psyche (531) Gender in Young Adult Dystopias (543) Literature, Law, and Public Life (546) Literature and the Species Concept (575) A Creative Conversation with Bill Bradley (588) Narrative hreads : Reading Textiles (610) he Artist as Interpreter: An Interview with Caetano Veloso (623) Water Ways of Colonial Mexico (646) Embodiment and Environmental Justice in Contemporary Narrative (651) he Public Work of Interpretation (651A) Visual and Literary Archives (677) Queer History and the Ontological Turn (687) Kathleen Biddick s Untimely Sovereignties (707) Archival Practices (709) Haunting from the Future: Ecological Trauma in Ethnography, Literature, and the Arts (729) Early Cinema and Literary Modernism (749) Anthropocenic Agency in the Nineteenth Century (752) Beckett and the Arts (761) Andean Landscapes Reconsidered: Critical Approaches and Revisions (777) Pox Americana: he Past, Present, and Future of Epidemic Illness in American Literature (785)

29 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 941 Subject(s) Matter: Genealogies of Sympathy in Texts (796) Constitutions and Literature: United States Contexts and heory (826) Legal and Literary Persons (839) Nonictional Prose Very Short Forms (195) Writing about Labor (298) heorizing Travel Literature: Issues of Genre, Form, and Representation (392) Life Writing and Its Publics (425) Metamorphosing Memoirs (771) Facing Failure: he Conlicted Confessions of María Zambrano and Rosa Chacel (838) Poetry Recovering Lola Ridge (14) Poetry and Performance (43) Poetry and Dissent in American Public Life (83) Close and Distant Listening to Poetry with HiPSTAS and PennSound (136) John Dewey and American Poetry (168) he Problem of World Poetry : Comparative Poetics and Comparative Publics (320) Racial Diference and the Public Eicacy of Poetry (346) César Vallejo: New Contexts (396) Russian Poetry and New Media (418) American Poetry and Eastern European Traditions (525) Poetic Materials (541) Poetry and Its Public(s) (635) Rock, Paper, Scissors (795) Poetry, Gender, Ecocriticism (809) Prose Fiction Names in the Literary Workplace (273) Cli-Fi: Climate Change and Narrative Fiction (316) Revisiting Dialogue (499) Novel hinking: Contemporary Literature without Form (742) Is the Short Story Queer? (817) Rhetoric and Rhetorical heory he Cultural and Rhetorical Work of Stand-Up Comedy (169) Wearable Rhetorics: Bodies, Cities, Collectives (206) Rhetorics of Disability Disclosure in Life Writing (307) he Future of Publishing in Composition (367) hemes, Myths, and Archetypes How Stellar Got Its Groove Back: Feminist Voices in Diasporic Afrofuturism (60) Gender in Young Adult Dystopias (543) Haunting from the Future: Ecological Trauma in Ethnography, Literature, and the Arts (729) Translation Sites of Translation (5) Translations between Center and Periphery: From Iran to the West (97) Untranslatable Modernism (105) Translation and the State: West Asian Contexts (268) Translingual and Transnational Hebrew Literature (343) Translation, Representation, and Identity: Yiddish Literature s Diverse Publics (366) Who Reads Arabic Literature? (431) Creating Academic Pathways for Translation and Interpreting Studies (450) Translating Minority Writing in a Global Context (497) Head-to-Head or Tête-à-Tête? he (Un)Translatability of World Literature (675) he Translator as Character (775) Writing Studies Transnational and Historical Perspectives: Literacy Studies Inaugural Forum Session (54) Literacy Practices from Schools to the Streets (341) COMPARATIVE LITERATURE General Sites of Translation (5) Russia and the Middle East from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century (48) Lukács s heory of the Novel at One Hundred: Historicism, Realism, Critique (63) Crossings in Hemispheric Encounters and Memory Studies (72) he Publics of Global Health Literature (103) Comparative Literature and Global Studies (111) Africa Is the New Black: Transatlantic Vogue(s) and African American Literary Studies (123) Boycott Literature (144) Diference in Resemblance: Judeo- Islamic Encounters in Literature and Culture (187) Postcolonial Animality (211) Digital Praxis (225) Deconstruction and the Romantic Legacy (251) Hemispheric Indigeneity: Cinematic Representations, Politics, Activism (257) Human Rights and Literary Studies: heories, Subjects, Publics (282) he Problem of World Poetry : Comparative Poetics and Comparative Publics (320) Transformations: How Plantation Slavery s (Non)Human Vitalizes the Biopolitics of Bare Life (342) Comparative State Racisms (378) Satire and the Editorial Cartoon (421) Literary and Scientiic Networks (433) Literary Criticism Meets Linguistic Anthropology: Social Indexicality, Entextualization, Language in Use (449) Colonial Mobilities, Photographic Stillness (456) Women and the First World War: A Diference in Angle (463) Translating Minority Writing in a Global Context (497) Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations (503) Keywords for the Global South (569) Turning the Lens: New Middle Eastern Queer and Feminist Filmmakers and Artists (601) At the Convergence of Asian American and Area Studies (612) Empire and Mining (616) Religious Matters: Women, Worship, and Artifacts (672) Ancient Philosophy in Times of Crisis (681) Public Blackness: Celebrity, Diaspora, and Modernity (703) Language, Visuality, and the Homoerotics of Orientalism (733) Diplomacy and Letters: he Role of Literary Ambassadors (738) Prison Politics: Today s Testimonies of the Americas in Contact (769) he Translator as Character (775) Literature and Media Change: Historical Perspectives from Europe and the Americas (780) Poetry, Gender, Ecocriticism (809) Comparing Literary Historiography (815)

30 942 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Medieval and Renaissance he Pedagogy of Global Medieval Performance (6) Maritime Humanities, : Cultural Meanings of the Mediterranean/Atlantic (112) Boethius and His Contemporaries (227) he Spatial Turn (246) A Public Privacy: Lovers in Romance (312) Medieval Transfeminisms (477) he New World in Performance: Colonial Drama of L os Virreinatos de Nueva España and Perú (490) Teaching the Arthurian Story World (512) Religion and Early Literature (523) Aggregation, Publication, Pedagogy: Medieval and Renaissance Studies in the Digital Age (540) Medievalist Poetry Reading (620) Reexamining New World Encounters: Where Do We Go from Here? (641) Religious Matters: Women, Worship, and Artifacts (672) Kathleen Biddick s Untimely Sovereignties (707) Time, Youth, and Age in Renaissance Literature (758) Medieval (Non)Human Contagion (760) Literary Tourism and Its Publics: Some Guides from Medieval Time Travel (837) Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Nineteenth-Century Publics, Romantic Readers (76) he Interval in Romanticism (196) Science and Literary Discourse (238) Oscar Wilde s Parisian Impression(s) (398) Eighteenth-Century Transpaciic: Between Asia and Latin America (452) Romantic Readers, Nineteenth- Century Publics (624) Reading Keywords (654) Globalizing Eighteenth-Century Literary History (731) Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Postcolonial Reading Publics (20) Queer heory s Bad Objects (29) Postcolonial Poetry and Modes of Publication across the Atlantic (50) Ater the Holocaust: Second- Generation Literature (100) Political Concepts in Translation: Activism, Event, Praxis (122) Close and Distant Listening to Poetry with HiPSTAS and PennSound (136) New Animals: Critical heory ater Posthumanism (164) Soules-Anfas, Fity Years On (208) Cinema and Modernism (247) Media and the Unconscious (250) he Dictator Novel International: Classical Works from Latin America and Africa (286) Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (287) he South in the North: Canadian and United States Southern Circulations (385) Cutting Up the Century: he Politics of Collage (399) Literary Studies and Area Studies in the Present (404) (Mis)Interpreting Jihad: Literary Representations (407) Women and the First World War: A Diference in Angle (463) Beyond Fin de Siècle Europe: New Geographies of Decadence (495) Poetic Materials (541) he Dictator Novel International: Contemporary Works from Latin America and Africa (550) he Scale of Literature: Knausgård and Contemporary Autoiction (598) Radio hinks Itself (600) Turning the Lens: New Middle Eastern Queer and Feminist Filmmakers and Artists (601) Igniting Hemispheric Scholarship in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries (643) Disability and the Global South (673) Indigenous Knowledges and Literary Production (691) he Cabaret Voltaire at One Hundred (732) Novel hinking: Contemporary Literature without Form (742) Subjectivities beyond Identity in North America and the Caribbean (778) Poetry, Gender, Ecocriticism (809) LINGUISTICS General Syntax and Poetry (106) New Work in Language heory (314) Second-Language Literary Reading and Applied Linguistics (337) Language Change, Shiting Borders, and Identity Construction (380) Neoliberal Policies, Lingua Franca, and Multilingualism (412) Literary Criticism Meets Linguistic Anthropology: Social Indexicality, Entextualization, Language in Use (449) Language heory and Description (478) Rethinking the L in MLA (520) Lexical and Syntactic Experimentation in Postmodernist Literature (554) Linguistic Ideology, Language Policy, and Prestige (577) Understanding, Misunderstanding, and the Critique of Language as a Code (638) (Re)Living Language Change (737) English and American Quantity in English Verse: Linguistic and Neuroscience-Based Challenges to the Accentual Paradigm (218) Word Books and Material Culture (668) Foreign Languages Germanic Philology and Linguistics (152) Translation, Bilingualism, Glocalization: New Linguistic Approaches in Galician Studies (204) Selected Topics in Romance Linguistics (244) Second-Language Literary Reading and Applied Linguistics (337) Multilingual Discourse and Interactions in Online Communication Spaces (724) TEACHING General Public Pedagogy in the Corporate University (7) Teaching Animal Studies (24) Multimodality: he Leading Edge of Teaching and Learning (94) Developments in Comics Pedagogy (222) Teaching the Archive (291) Issues of Human Rights and Pedagogy (371) Digital Scholarship in Action: Pedagogy (411) Public Humanities Pedagogy Workshop (461) he Academic Language of Measurement: Considerations and Best Practices (527)

31 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 943 On the Relation between Research and Teaching (566) Upgrading Graduate Student Teaching Positions (586) Emerging Global Rhetorics: From Local to Cosmopolitan (648) Collaboration at Community Colleges: Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Ideas hat Work (663) he Oldest Profession: Teaching and Aging (688) Curating Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities (736) Digital Scholarship in Action: Research (767) he Center and Beyond: he Expansion of the Global English Department (781) Sounding Of, Civility, Chilling Efects, and Retaliation (832) Literature Approaches to Sacred Texts and Literature (44) Dialogues across the Miño: Galician- Portuguese Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Relations (157) Early Modern Teaching in the Digital Age (173) An Interactive Conversation about Service Learning in Literary Studies (253) African American Literature and Pedagogy Matters: Old Questions, New Directions (304) Why Teach Literature? (335) Student Learning through Literature in Second-Language Contexts (459) Teaching Literature in Public: Large-Scale Online Teaching and Reading (506) Teaching the Arthurian Story World (512) American Sign Language and Deaf Cultural Studies as Academic Disciplines (605) Pedagogical Publics: Teaching George Sand (642) Latin American Colonial Literature and Its Public (716) Literature and the Public Sphere: Connecting Classroom and Community (722) Urban Spaces and Hispanic Cultural Studies (825) Language Fostering Advanced Oral Proiciency: Initiatives in the Undergraduate Foreign Language Curriculum (25) Enrollments in Languages Other han English (73) Dialogues across the Miño: Galician- Portuguese Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Relations (157) Innovative Approaches to L2 Writing as Interpersonal Communication (221) Communities of Learning in Second Language Acquisition: An Exploration of Alternative Pedagogies (289) Quo vadimus? Identity and Creativity as Keys to Enhancing Language Study in the Undergraduate Curriculum (339) Making Language Studies Meaningful: Panel in Honor of Heidi Byrnes (422) Student Learning through Literature in Second-Language Contexts (459) Teaching American Sign Language (471) Teaching Language for the Professions in the Twenty-First Century (532) Language Research: Impact on Teaching and Learning (559) American Sign Language and Deaf Cultural Studies as Academic Disciplines (605) L2 Teacher Education in the Twenty- First Century (680) Writing Multimodality: he Leading Edge of Teaching and Learning (94) Bitching Writing: he New and Old Politics of Gender in Rhetoric and Composition (138) Graduate Student Writing Pedogogies (170) New houghts on Writing and First- Language Teaching (185) Innovative Approaches to L2 Writing as Interpersonal Communication (221) From Aerosol to Archives: Remapping the Boundaries of Public Writing (249) Troubling hreshold Concepts in Composition Studies (338) Literacy Practices from Schools to the Streets (341) hreshold Concepts in First- Year Composition (FYC) at the Community College (419) Writing in Diicult Circumstances (570) he State of Technical Communication: he Field, the Classroom, the Profession (580) Documentary Filmmaking in First- Year Composition (628) Writing with Sound (791) THE PROFESSION General Careers for Humanists: A Job Search Linked Session (2) Academic Freedom for Contingent Faculty Members: Strategies for Establishing Due Process (41) On Collaboration (47)) Enrollments in Languages Other han English (73) Visualizing Regions (74) he Language of Sexual Violence and the Rhetoric of Consent (75) Using Your Language Proiciency and Cultural Expertise in a Federal Government Career (80) Comparative Literature and Global Studies (111) Boycotting Israeli Academic Institutions (119) Navigating New Waters: Contemporary Challenges of the Chair (141) he Academic Boycott: Taking Sides (148) Graduate Student Writing Pedogogies (170) Humanities beyond Humanities (192) What It Means for MLA Members to Support the Academic Boycott of Israel (210) Connected Academics: Expanding Career Possibilities for PhDs (233) Presidential Plenary: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future (241) Communities of heory (245) What Should We Talk about When We Talk about the Arab-Israeli Conlict? (265) Open Hearing of the MLA Delegate Assembly (279) Disrupting the Digital Humanities: New Radical Publics (280) Narrating College Sexual Assault (296) Connected Academics: Humanists at Work (306) Open Hearing on Resolutions (313) Getting Funded in the Humanities: An NEH Linked Session (319) Connected Academics: A Showcase of PhD Career Diversity (364)

32 944 Modern Language Association [ PMLA (Dis)Ability and Knowledge: Francophone and French (372) Pre-Texts: Lessons Learned from Latin America for MLA s Working Group on K 16 Alliances (390) Annette Kolodny and Her Publics: Reading Academia s Future through the Past (395) Following Up on the MLA Action for Allies (414) Contingent Faculty Mentoring for Democracy (439) he Presidential Address (440) Salaita, Academic Freedom, and the Question of Palestine: Where Do We Go from Here? (458) Current Projects of the Working Group on K 16 Alliances (472) Administrators as Agents of Change (487) Writing Otherwise: Gender and the Future of Scholarship (504) Contingent Faculty Members in Service (526) Ethnic and hird World Literature: From the University of Texas, Austin, to the Profession at Large (533A) he Lore and Lure of the Academic Job Market (542) MLA Delegate Assembly (571) Evaluating Contingent Faculty Members: Processes, Purposes, Consequences (587) Grad Experiences: Past, Present, Future (596) Where Are the Humanities in Research Funding? (634) he Public Work of Interpretation (651A) Bad Philanthropy (657) Connected Academics: Articulating the Value of the Humanities to the Larger World (676) MLA Awards Ceremony (692) On the Emergence of a Teaching- Intensive Faculty Tier (705) Privileged Publics, Disenfranchised Publics: Are the Humanities for the Working Class? (708) Trigger Warnings (725) Doctoral Studies in a Posttenure Age (736A) Connected Academics: Redeining the Humanist Entrepreneur (763) Inluencing Public Policy (765) Creative Reading, Personal Criticism (772) What Qualities Matter in Teaching the Humanities Online (802) Finance Capital and the University (803) he Dissertation as Life Chapter: From Conlicts to Closure (813) Sounding Of, Civility, Chilling Efects, and Retaliation (832) English and American Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in English (3) Indigenous Publics: Academic Freedom and Decolonial Scholarship (57) Democratic Vistas: Reading and Writing in the Community College Classroom (95) Advising Masters and Doctoral Students: New Issues, Contexts, and Questions (308) Advocating the English Major: he Department and Its Publics (484) Career Opportunities in Community Colleges (514) English, Its Literatures, and Its Publics in an International Context (547) Making Our Way in the World Today: Early-Career Scholars, Community, Publicity (608) Reading the English Department: Lessons from the 1980s and 1990s (751) Reading over Time (776) New Disciplinary Histories (807) Foreign Languages Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in Foreign Languages (4) Speed Mentoring (58) Latin American Literatures in the University (134) Demonstration Interviews for Job Seekers in Foreign Languages (193) Creating Academic Pathways for Translation and Interpreting Studies (450) Research and Bibliography Critical Informatics and the Digital Humanities (23) Ways of Knowing Nineteenth- Century American Newspapers (45) MLA International Bibliography as the Public Face of Scholarship (108) Archival Publics: Tracing Humans in Special Collections and Archives (212) From Implied Readers to Empirical Research: Ways of Approaching Readers (252) Developing and Sustaining Collaborative Research in the Humanities (406) Bibliography in the Digital Age: Tools, Technologies, heories (522) What Was, Is, and Shall Be an Academic Library and Who Will Work here? (632) he Evolving Scholarly Record (678) Archival Practices (709) Digital Media and the Reiied Canon (806) Publishing and Editing Ampliied Marginalia: Networked Annotation, Critical Pedagogy, and the Social Text (22) Ways of Knowing Nineteenth- Century American Newspapers (45) Not for Your Eyes: Editing Private Documents for Publication (154) Print, Materiality, Narrative (180) Trans Poetics and Feminism (220) Journal Editing 101: An Introduction to the Role of the Editorial Team (277) Getting Published in a Scholarly Journal (357) he Future of Publishing in Composition (367) How to Get Published in PMLA (417) Editing at the Crossroads: Language Contact and Editions in Languages Other han English (473) he Business of Publishing Scholarly Journals (491) Open Access: A Life Rat or a Speedboat for the Monograph? (592) he Evolving Scholarly Record (678) Austin Authors of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures: Past, Present, and Future (745) he New Open-Access Environment: Innovation in Research, Editing, and Publishing (819) AFRICAN LITERATURES Global Anglophone? he View from Africa (64) What Happened at Decolonization? (150) Neoliberalism and the African Novel (205) he Dictator Novel International: Classical Works from Latin America and Africa (286) Lusophone Africa, Forty Years of Independence: New Voices, New Readers (351)

33 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 945 Issues of Human Rights and Pedagogy (371) he Dictator Novel International: Contemporary Works from Latin America and Africa (550) Bessie Head hirty Years On: Southern African Women Writing Resistance (617) Women, Violence, and New African Cinema (685) Intersections: African Literature and Electronic Literature (779) AMERICAN LITERATURE General Paper Publics: American Women Readers, Writers, and Periodical Culture (8) African Americans and the Great War (10) Black Improvisation in Nineteenth- Century Writing Practices (17) Richard Rodriguez: Past, Present, and Future (42) Allegory and Its Others: Coevolving Crises of the Symbol, the Singular, and the National (46) Indigenous Publics: Academic Freedom and Decolonial Scholarship (57) Checkpoints (59) Poetry and Dissent in American Public Life (83) he Letter Killeth but the Image Gives Life: Visual Literacies and Native Americans in Early America (87) American Literature and the Politics of Religion (88) Forty Years of he Woman Warrior (110) Social Death and Citizenship (113) Africa Is the New Black: Transatlantic Vogue(s) and African American Literary Studies (123) A Radical New Vision: Popular Visual Culture and African American Self-Fashioning (130) Archival Americas: he Benson Archives and Chicano/a Literature and Letters (153) African (American) Diasporic Literature (163) John Dewey and American Poetry (168) Alternative Mobilities (172) Print, Materiality, Narrative (180) Deconstructing Civility (202) Trans Poetics and Feminism (220) Latina/o Studies and the Transnational Turn (223) New Histories of the Transpaciic: Literature and the State (254) Black Abstraction (255) Old and New Media in Puerto Rican Literature and Culture (261) Critical Grounds: he South and Sustainability (267) he Profane West (275) Futures in Southern Studies (292) African American Literature and Pedagogy Matters: Old Questions, New Directions (304) Performance and (Counter)Publics (332) Gender, Race, and the Politics of Friendship in American Literature (345) Racial Diference and the Public Eicacy of Poetry (346) Displaced Subjects: Asian American Studies and Palestine (365) he Past, Present, and Future of American Literature: Hubbell Lifetime Achievement Awardees Speak (375) Race, Ethnicity, and United States Poetry (387) he Border as Ideology in Literature about Chicanos/as (391) Queers Read his : LGBT Literature Now (400) Texas in the Native Literary Imagination (426) Chicana Falsa: Michele Serros s Life and Writing (428) Keywords for Humor Studies (429) Ten Years Gone but the Change Goes On: Octavia E. Butler s Public Legacy (437) Critical Intersectionalities of Race and Sexuality: Aesthetics, Limits, Dangers, Opportunities (449A) Prison Literature and Its Publics (466) South by Southwest: Southwest by South (496) Rolando Hinojosa: A Celebration of His Life and Work (500) Public Forms and Transnational Spaces (502) Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature (521) he Study of Translingual Cultural Practices Today (558) I Wonder as I Wander : New Approaches to Langston Hughes (561) Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies (565) Honoring Gerald Vizenor: Post- Indian Poses (584) Narrative hreads : Reading Textiles (610) Literature and the Landscape of American Suburbs (611) At the Convergence of Asian American and Area Studies (612) Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost (613) Race in and beyond Conceptual Writing (614) his Bridge Called My Back at hirty-five (618) he (Re)Publics of Texas: Cultural Conluence within Literature and Public Space (661) Mapping Blackness: Reading Black Literature and Culture through the Works of Houston Baker (682) Limonada en Tejas: José E. Limón and Chicano/a Studies (710) 9/11 Literature and Its Publics: A Revaluation (714) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry and the Politics of Attention (717) Rereading Sonia Sanchez (743) Reconceptualizing the Lyric (744) America(s) imaginada(s): Diasporic Latin American Literatures and heir Publics (747) Ater Transnational American Studies (753) Black Women s Poetry and the Color Line (784) Pox Americana: he Past, Present, and Future of Epidemic Illness in American Literature (785) Alternative Histories and Contemporary Black Poetics (823) Sounds of the South (831) Race and Nineteenth-Century Media (836) Before 1900 Black Improvisation in Nineteenth- Century Writing Practices (17) From Canon to Archival Encounters (19) Ways of Knowing Nineteenth- Century American Newspapers (45) Writing the World s Fair at the Fin de Siècle: Chicago 1893 to Paris 1900 (52) Bootstrapping Broads: On the Work of Writing Labor (82) he Letter Killeth but the Image Gives Life: Visual Literacies and Native Americans in Early America (87)

34 946 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Tracing Associations in the Americas, (124) Posthumous Hawthorne (149) Transatlantic Religion and Madness: Intellectual Disability and Anglo- American Faith Narratives (175) American Empire in Deep Time: New Approaches to Temporality in Antebellum Literature (178) Racialized Publics: Law and Citizenship in Antebellum American Literary Studies (214) Rethinking Ahab: Melville and the Materialist Turn (216) Anticipating horeau at Two Hundred (272) Henry James and Retrospection (300) Before the Declaration: Happiness in Early America (322) Melville s Late Fiction; or, Radical Inhabitation (331) Rethinking Sexuality at the Fin de Siècle (362) Poe Biography and Biographical Approaches to Poe (376) Beyond the Frankfurt School: Rethinking Nineteenth-Century Mass Culture (408) Hawthorne and Milton: Remapping Intertextuality (413) Aterlives of Nineteenth-Century American Racism (482) (Re)Presenting Twain (507) Lyrical Ecologies (517) he Walking Dead: Unquiet Spirits in Early America (549) Autobiography as Education: Adams and Beyond (556) Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (604) Writing the Blind Ruck of Event : Civil War Literary Historiography at 150 (607) Margaret Fuller: Imperial Time, Expansion, and Borderlands (629) Reexamining New World Encounters: Where Do We Go from Here? (641) Population and Policy: Managing Early America (659) Dickinson, Melville, and Posthuman Poetics (684) Linguistics and Translation in Early America (704) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry and the Politics of Attention (717) India in the American Imaginary, (748) Conservatives and Conservatism (804) he Walking Dead: Revenant Justice in Early America (810) Race and Nineteenth-Century Media (836) Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries African Americans and the Great War (10) (Re)Considering Muriel Rukeyser s he Life of Poetry (11) Kubrick s Men, (13) Recovering Lola Ridge (14) Richard Rodriguez: Past, Present, and Future (42) Albert Murray s Later Fiction: New Perspectives on His Lesser-Known Novels in His Centennial Year (55) Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (67) he Dirty Coast (102) Social Death and Citizenship (113) he Counterpublics of Underground Comix (125) Archival Americas: he Benson Archives and Chicano/a Literature and Letters (153) Elmore Leonard: Kids, Killers, Comedy (160) John Dewey and American Poetry (168) Post-Civil-Rights Publics (171) Pound and Company at the Harry Ransom Center (190) Rethinking the Public Reception of Midwestern Literature, Journals, and Presses (191) Hemingway and the American West (201) Literary Disaster Studies in Twentieth- Century American Literature (217) Latina/o Studies and the Transnational Turn (223) New Histories of the Transpaciic: Literature and the State (254) Black Abstraction (255) On Joan Didion: Essayist, Journalist, Memoirist, Novelist (256) Jews and Ethnic Studies (284) Dear Reader: Epistolary Poetics post-1945 (285) Futures in Southern Studies (292) Social Class in American Multiethnic Literature (299) Eugene O Neill in the Twenty-First Century (334) Racial Diference and the Public Eicacy of Poetry (346) Postwar: World War II and American Literature (349) Politics of Solidarities and Cross- Racial Alliances (358) Negotiating Ethnic Politics: Teaching Ethnic Literature in an Italian American Context (379) Race, Ethnicity, and United States Poetry (387) he Border as Ideology in Literature about Chicanos/as (391) Chicana Falsa: Michele Serros s Life and Writing (428) Acts of Writing: America and the Legislative Imaginary (432) Ten Years Gone but the Change Goes On: Octavia E. Butler s Public Legacy (437) Between Impasse and Excess: Performing Black Masculinity (464) Security, the Public, and the Twenty- First-Century United States Novel (467) Posthuman Possibilities in Faulkner (479) Ezra Pound and the Future(s) of the University (492) Rolando Hinojosa: A Celebration of His Life and Work (500) Colonial Shame (501) Comparative Modernisms/ Americanisms (551) I Wonder as I Wander : New Approaches to Langston Hughes (561) Nabokov s Journeys (562) he Textual Production of the Black Arts Movement (583) Honoring Gerald Vizenor: Post- Indian Poses (584) Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost (613) his Bridge Called My Back at hirty-five (618) Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time (630) Contemporary Literature and the Forever Wars (658) Borders and Crossings: Time and Space in William Carlos Williams (665) he Anthropocene and Deep Time in Literary Studies (670) Mapping Blackness: Reading Black Literature and Culture through the Works of Houston Baker (682) Limonada en Tejas: José E. Limón and Chicano/a Studies (710) Rethinking Humanism in Contemporary Literature (718) he Aesthetics and Afects of Cuteness (721) Rereading Sonia Sanchez (743) Reconceptualizing the Lyric (744) he Crying of Lot 49 at Fity (746)

35 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 947 America(s) imaginada(s): Diasporic Latin American Literatures and heir Publics (747) he New Literary Cosmology (782) Lost Objects in Jewish American Literature (793) Forms and Feelings of Latina/o Literature (799) Alternative Histories and Contemporary Black Poetics (823) In heory: American Literature since 1966 (834) Spalding Gray s Posthumous Publics: Circulating the Performance Archive (840) ASIAN LITERATURES Scripture as Literature: Reading East Asian Religions (34) Haiku and Other Arts (56) Translations between Center and Periphery: From Iran to the West (97) he Political and the Poetic in Modern China: An Uneasy Marriage (145) Singapore: Literature, Narrative, and Articulations of the Public (199) Singapore and Malaysia as Method (224) Translation and the State: West Asian Contexts (268) Women, Agency, and the Literary Arts in Premodern and Modern East Asia (301) Worlding the Sinophone: New Directions ater a Decade (340) Newness in the Return to the Past: Korea (409) Alternative Publics and Complicated Pasts in he Reluctant Fundamentalist (493) At the Convergence of Asian American and Area Studies (612) Palestine in the Internationalist Imagination (653) Censorship in South Asia: Vernacular (Post)Colonial Contexts (683) 9/11 and South Asians (728) A Public Face for East Asian Poetry? (764) he Postcolonial-Studies Generation (790) BRITISH LITERATURE General Toward an Aesthetics of Failure (15) What the Victorians Can Do for heory (93) English Metrical Cultures before 1800 (128) Air: Atmospheres of Mind and Matter (321) Public Self-Styling: Fashion and Authorship in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (383) What heory Can Do for the Victorians (488) Philosophy and Performance in Seventeenth-Century British Literature (533) Actor and Audience Bodies in Early Modern heater (720) he Female Voice in Lyric, Elizabethan to Victorian (783) Old and Middle English Cosmopolitan Chaucer (71) British, Or? (116) Fearful Publics (133) Medieval Poets and Classical Antiquity: Tools for Critiquing Poetic Tradition (177) Middle English Literature ater the Digital Turn (310) Immaterial Culture (361) Middle English Economics (435) Tools of the Trade: Old English Scholarship and Teaching (468) Teaching the Arthurian Story World (512) Becoming Human: Medieval (594) Chaucer and His Publics (669) Medieval Fictionality (786) Renaissance and Elizabethan Ater Sovereignty (33) Afect heory and Early Modern Passions (53) Early Modern Books in Place (283) What s Next? EEBO (Early English Books Online) in the Public Domain (333) Edward II on Place and in Time (389) he Poetry of Henry VIII (420) Matters of Renaissance Fiction: Ontology, Metaphysics, Phenomenology (505) Suspicious Salvation in Early Modern England (621) Actor and Audience Bodies in Early Modern heater (720) Spenser and the Human (756) Shakespeare Shakespeare and Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century American Reading Publics (90) Editing Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: he Digital Phase (147) Early Modern Teaching in the Digital Age (173) Scales of Time and Shakespeare (228) Literature and Cultures of Credit in Early Modern England (270) heater and Its Publics in Shakespeare s London (465) Philosophy and Performance in Seventeenth-Century British Literature (533) Pedagogical Shakespeare: Text, Performance, and Digitalization (591) How Did Shakespeare Inluence Karl Marx? (656) Seventeenth Century Ecology and the Early Modern: Animals, Plants, and the Environment in Seventeenth- Century England (18) Milton and His Postmodern Heirs: Paradise Lost in Fiction and Film (51) he Myth of Post-canonicity: Early Modern Women Writers (92) England and/in/or Europe: Seventeenth-Century Perspectives (131) Public Milton (174) Literature and Cultures of Credit in Early Modern England (270) Lawfully Donne (359) Hawthorne and Milton: Remapping Intertextuality (413) Philosophy and Performance in Seventeenth-Century British Literature (533) John Milton: A General Session (671) Deranged Verse: Intermedia Arrangement in Seventeenth- Century England (740) he Allure of Catholicism in Early Modern English Literature (787) Transnational, Multilingual Publics in the Seventeenth Century (821) Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century Poetry and Performance (43) Sacred Values: New Perspectives on Religion and Political Economy (179) Naming the Eighteenth Century (347) Digital Publics (579) Late Eighteenth Century Sublime Bodies, circa (16)

36 948 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Romantic Quotation: he Use of Quoted Material in British Romanticism (126) he British Pharmacopoeia (161) Temporalities: Model, Record, Rupture (240) Uselessness: Games, Corpuscles, Nowheres, Futility, Old Maids, and the Eighteenth Century Itself (360) he Intermedial Eighteenth Century: Stage to Page, Print to Manuscript, Writing to Speech, and Back (469) Polite Accumulation (715) Eighteenth-Century Lines (754) Romantic Genealogies of Kinship (824) Nineteenth Century Romanticism, Poverty, and Impoverishment (36) What the Victorians Can Do for heory (93) he Futures of Shelley s Triumph (115) Romantic Quotation: he Use of Quoted Material in British Romanticism (126) he Dickens Jukebox : Music at Work and Play in Narrative Form (132) William Morris and the Legacy of Socialist Aesthetics (139) Transatlantic Religion and Madness: Intellectual Disability and Anglo- American Faith Narratives (175) Standardization, Logistics, and Relative Time in Victorian Literature and Culture (176) Teaching William Morris (237) Temporalities: Model, Record, Rupture (240) Byron and America (311) What s Vital about Statistics? he Critical Nineteenth-Century Statistical Imaginary (344) Ater John Clare (374) Afect Studies and British Romanticism (434) More-han-Human Publics in Nineteenth-Century English Literature (436) Romantic Religion in Global Perspectives (481) What heory Can Do for the Victorians (488) Dickens and Disability (511) Romantic Ecocriticism: hinking Forward (529) he Public Jane Austen in Austin; or, How to Keep Austen Weird (548) Nervous Systems: Maps, Meters, Diagrams, Frost (595) New Religious Movements and the Victorian Literary Imagination (609) Flame, Pyre, and Flash: Technologies of Fire in Nineteenth-Century English Literature and Culture (622) Nineteenth-Century Science Fiction (660) Beyond Round and Flat: he History and Form of Victorian Character (719) Romantic Sovereignty (735) Global Romanticism in heory and in Practice (750) Digital Approaches to Fictional Dialogue (755) he Romantic Public (788) Earth: Anthropocene Fantasies (794) Idyll Times (820) Victorian Collaboration: Relationships, Literature, and Community (822) Romantic Genealogies of Kinship (824) Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Caviar or Marmalade? Reassessing Noël Coward (9) Bernard Shaw and New Media (85) Beckett and Surrealism (127) Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Comparing Doris Lessing s Historical and Speculative Fiction (198) Conrad and the Body (239) Lawrence, Editions, and Critical Renewal (264) Twentieth- and Twenty-First- Century Women Writers as Public Intellectuals (295) Air: Atmospheres of Mind and Matter (321) Textual Woolf (363) Woolf and Disability (451) Pinter Times Two (474) World Forms: How Literature Moves (564) T. S. Eliot, Media, and Material Culture (625) he Reader over His Shoulder: he Prose of Robert Graves and Its Reading Public (655) William Empson: Achievement and Inluence (713) Fiction and the Media Ecology, (759) Earth: Anthropocene Fantasies (794) Lawrence and Native Encounters (829) OTHER LITERATURE IN ENGLISH General Malaysia: Mediating Literature, Culture, and the State (12) How Stellar Got Its Groove Back: Feminist Voices in Diasporic Afrofuturism (60) Style Is Anywhere: Some Literary Applications of Punctuation (129) Singapore and Malaysia as Method (224) Postcolonial Afect (388) (Mis)Interpreting Jihad: Literary Representations (407) What Is Global Anglophone? (510) Postcolonial Ecocriticism (662) Austin Authors of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures: Past, Present, and Future (745) Other han Human (828) Australian New Directions in Australasian Literature (633) Canadian New Directions in Black Canadian Literature (96) Bouncing on the Stone Mattress: Atwood s Short Fiction (797) Indian Worlding the Postcolonial: Perspectives on Space, Place, and Indigeneity (91) Irish Rethinking Mobility, Paralysis, and Identity in Dubliners (242) he Novelist, the Critic, and the Public: An Interview with Colm Tóibín (348) Irish Revolutions (516) Celtic Studies and Its Publics: Teaching, Outreach, Prospects (557) 1916 Rising: Reverberations (637) Scottish he British Pharmacopoeia (161) he Scottish Fetish: Beyond the Kilt (470) FRENCH LITERATURE General Working Women: Labor and Gender in French and Francophone Literature and Film (276) Charlie Hebdo and Its Publics (741)

37 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 949 Medieval and Renaissance Preiguring Disability in Renaissance France (70) New Questions for the Codex (327) he Year 1500: Are We Modern Yet? (394) Digital Humanities and the Romance Epic: A New Perspective? (438) Afect in the French Renaissance (667) Renaissance Queenship (770) Food for hought (800) Seventeenth Century Dilemma (182) Secrecy (415) Conversation (597) Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Revolutionary Echoes (109) Reading Sand s Pasts and Sand s Futures (151) Ecologies of the Nineteenth Century (158) Portraits (234) Troubled Time (305) Pedagogical Publics: Teaching George Sand (642) Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Visibility and the Stakes of Representation in Contemporary French Culture (79) André Breton, (269) Gide et la guerre (317) Claudel et ses publics (530) Digital Proust (544) Transcendence, Ambiguity, and Perspectives in the Works of Simone de Beauvoir (585) French Literature and the Archive (636) FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE General Francophone Media(na)tions (37) (Dis)Ability and Knowledge: Francophone and French (372) Traces de mémoires: Des passés non dépassés (555) French Literature and the Archive (636) Contemporary Francophone Performance and Mediterranean Critique (712) Canadian Francophone Environmental Fiction (353) African Challenging Fatwas, Exploring Suism: Islam in Maghrebi Francophone Literature and Film (183) Women, Violence, and New African Cinema (685) Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar (812) Caribbean Caribbean Ghosts (99) he Global Ethics of Haitian Literature (140) Édouard Glissant s Histoire de nègre in Context: 1971 in Martinique and 2015 at Colgate University (213) Caribbean Literature: Woman Trouble (457) GERMAN LITERATURE General Empathy: Enlightenment Hermeneutics and Current Concerns (184) Making Language Studies Meaningful: Panel in Honor of Heidi Byrnes (422) Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and Representations (573) Before 1700 Mediating Early Modernity (278) Auerbach and His Publics (534) Corporate Relations (768) Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries Natural Science and Literature in the German Long Eighteenth Century (35) Posthumanism in the Era of Humanism: Concepts of the Human in the German Long Eighteenth Century (229) Laokoon at 250 (485) Goethe and Cognitive Science, Cognition and Goethe (536) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Narratologist (640) Cognitive Science in the Goethezeit (798) Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries German Reading Publics from 1800 to the Future (69) Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach: One Hundred Years ater Her Death (135) Nineteenth-Century German Literature and Its Readers (377) Heine and Critical heory (513) Frank Wedekind and His Publics: Censorship, Commerce, and Creative Adaptation (706) Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Readers, Viewers, Listeners, Users (117) Brecht, Surveillance, Visibility (293) Outside the National Context: Transacting Social Roles and National Traditions (330) Media Studies and New Forms of Reading (674) Relations and Legacies: Brecht, Benjamin, Adorno (766) Heiner Müller in America (811) ITALIAN LITERATURE New Approaches to Material Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Italy (118) Lectura Boccaccii (203) Teatro di Narrazione and Contemporary Italy (271) Mysticism and Religious Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Italy (326) Italy s Heart of Darkness: Eastern Africa in the Modern Italian Literary Imagination (382) Exoticisms and heir Italian Publics (410) Digital Dante (480) Transmedia Intersections in Italian Culture (515) Food, Wine, and Mother Earth in Italian Studies (553) Representation of the Family in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature (599) he Politics of Public Celebrations (726) he Ideological Space(s) of Italian Cinema and Television (792) Mediated Legacies: New heoretical Approaches to Pirandello (833) LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE Clarice Lispector and the Press: A Reassessment (26) he Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez (30) Critical Environments in Latin America: New Trends and Emerging Perspectives (49)

38 950 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Crossings in Hemispheric Encounters and Memory Studies (72) Veinte años después: La generación del Crack y la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea (81) Troubling Desire, Troubling Tradition in the Transatlantic Fin de Siglo (89) Latin American Literatures in the University (134) Time(s) in/and the Nineteenth Century (159) Ethical Violence and Latin American Literature (167) Reading Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and Her Publics (189) Rereading the Body: Medicine and the Female Subject in Nineteenth Century Hispanic Literary Texts (226) Sin Embargo : Cultural Challenges of the Post 12/17 Normalization Process (230) Old and New Media in Puerto Rican Literature and Culture (261) Reenvisioning Bolívar through His Publics (266) he Dictator Novel International: Classical Works from Latin America and Africa (286) Materiality and Mexican Culture (328) Legacies of the Latin American Boom: Recollections and Reconigurations (384) César Vallejo: New Contexts (396) Colonial Texts and Communities of Readers (424) Género, corpografías y espacio público: Intersecciones entre cuerpo y palabra (430) Eighteenth Century Transpaciic: Between Asia and Latin America (452) Anarchism and Literature in Latin America (455) Trans American Representations of Slavery (486) he New World in Performance: Colonial Drama of Los Virreinatos de Nueva España and Perú (490) Latina/o Comics (494) Money, Markets, and Cultural Production in Twentieth and Twenty First Century Latin America (539) he Dictator Novel International: Contemporary Works from Latin America and Africa (550) Writing (on) the Border: A Creative Conversation with Oscar Casares and Rolando Hinojosa (593) Andean Modernismos (645) Water Ways of Colonial Mexico (646) Mysteries and True Histories in Nineteenth Century Spanish America (686) Vallejo: Language Itself (690) Latin American Colonial Literature and Its Public (716) De la página a la pantalla: New Platforms and New Publics in Latin American Writing (723) Roberto Bolaño: Beyond Exhaustion (739) he Economics of Empire in the Early Modern Iberian World (762) Andean Landscapes Reconsidered: Critical Approaches and Revisions (777) Subjectivities beyond Identity in North America and the Caribbean (778) Cuban Postexile Identities (816) PORTUGUESE, LUSO- BRAZILIAN, AND LUSOPHONE LITERATURES Human Rights in the Luso Brazilian World (38) Sense and Sound in Luso Brazilian Literature and Amerindian Poetics (165) he Development of Luso Brazilian Studies and Reading Publics: Honoring Fred P. Ellison (260) Lusophone Africa, Forty Years of Independence: New Voices, New Readers (351) Hybridities (370) Iberian Studies in Practice (462) he Artist as Interpreter: An Interview with Caetano Veloso (623) Comparative Perspectives on João Guimarães Rosa (789) SLAVIC AND EAST EUROPEAN LITERATURES Fort Da: Contested Legacies of Psychoanalysis in Russia (31) Contemporary Art Activism in Russia (84) Slavic Mystiications and Forgeries (262) Borders, Words, and People in Motion: Culture and Geopolitics (336) Russian Poetry and New Media (418) American Poetry and Eastern European Traditions (525) Perceptions of the United States in Stalinist Culture (538) Reading Dostoevsky, Dostoevsky Reading (582) Watersheds and Futures: Navigating a Twenty First Century Danube (639) Inventing Literary Languages in Eurasia (814) SPANISH LITERATURE General Performing Spain s Historical Memory (65) heorizing the Global Hispanophone: Equatorial Guinea, Western Sahara, and Hispanophone Literature (86) heorizing the Global Hispanophone: Language, Land, and Identity (259) Género, corpografías y espacio público: Intersecciones entre cuerpo y palabra (430) Returning to the Archives (576) Medieval and Renaissance New Currents in Medieval Iberian Studies (78) Medieval Iberian Creators and heir Publics (369) Cervantes s Persiles y Sigismunda (403) Before 1700 Women and Performance in the Spanish Comedia (61) Rituals of Exclusion (156) A Golden Age Philology? Futures of a Discipline (302) Primal Scenes in the Comedia (350) Scenes of Reading in Colonial Mexico (393) Comedic Desires in the Comedia (567) Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Troubling Desire, Troubling Tradition in the Transatlantic Fin de Siglo (89) On Death and Dying in Nineteenth Century Spanish Culture (232) Mobility and Migrations: Peoples and Capital in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Spanish Worlds (524) Global Galdós (666) Novel Crossings: Galdós and His Predecessors, Contemporaries, and Successors (773) Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Spanish Exiles during World War II (32)

39 130.4 ] Subject Index to All Sessions 951 Cinema and Public Spheres in Franco s Spain (104) he End of the Regime of 1978 (155) Collaborative Cultures in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis (166) (Meta)Fictions of the Self: Miguel de Unamuno s Literary Legacy (401) Technologies of Body and Mind under the Franco Dictatorship (475) Photography and the Construction of Gender in Iberia (615) Facing Failure: he Conlicted Confessions of María Zambrano and Rosa Chacel (838) OTHER LITERATURES Imagined Performance Contexts in Medieval Persian Literature (606) ARABIC LITERATURE Graphic Interventions: Visual Cultures of the Arab World (77) Politics of Solidarities and Cross- Racial Alliances (358) Who Reads Arabic Literature? (431) Global Arab Texts and heir Publics (498) Palestinian Literature: Conditions of Possibility, Conditions of Justice (535) Afective Geographies in Modern Arabic Literature (644) Beyond Darwish: he Struggle Continues (757) Diasporic Communities, Transnational Publics, and the Global Arab (805) CATALAN LITERATURE Catalan Documentary Cinema, Art, and hought Now (288) GALICIAN LITERATURE Dialogues across the Miño: Galician- Portuguese Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Relations (157) Translation, Bilingualism, Glocalization: New Linguistic Approaches in Galician Studies (204) Rethinking the Rexurdimento: Nineteenth-Century Galician Literary Production in Castilian (281) Weaving, Burning, Growing: Material Readings in Galician Literature (537) GREEK LITERATURE Modern Greek Literature in Times of Crisis (589) HEBREW LITERATURE he Collapse of the Margins: Contemporary Israeli Culture (79A) Translingual and Transnational Hebrew Literature (343) HUNGARIAN LITERATURE György Lukács and Modernism (235) JEWISH LITERATURE Secret Strains, Conlicted Hearts: he Inluence of Hasidism on Yiddish Fiction, (28) he Collapse of the Margins: Contemporary Israeli Culture (79A) Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Jewish Children s Literature (137) Diference in Resemblance: Judeo- Islamic Encounters in Literature and Culture (187) Major Sephardic Novelists: he Risks hey Take (231) Jews and Ethnic Studies (284) Translingual and Transnational Hebrew Literature (343) Translation, Representation, and Identity: Yiddish Literature s Diverse Publics (366) NETHERLANDIC LITERATURE Netherlandic Literature and Its Transnational Publics (528) PROVENÇAL LITERATURE Troubadour Publics and Public Troubadours (679) ROMANIAN LITERATURE Romanian Spirituality and the Global Challenge (373) Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Afective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World (626) SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURES Modern Vikings: Portrayals, Misand Reconceptions, and New Discoveries (236) he Scale of Literature: Knausgård and Contemporary Autoiction (598) Karl Ove Knausgård and Nordic Literary Culture (830) TURKISH LITERATURE he Poetics and Politics of Turkish Literature: New Directions (209) YIDDISH LITERATURE Secret Strains, Conlicted Hearts: he Inluence of Hasidism on Yiddish Fiction, (28) Translation, Representation, and Identity: Yiddish Literature s Diverse Publics (366) SOCIAL EVENTS Cash Bar Arranged by the Georgetown University German Department (441) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum LLC Medieval Iberian (442) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum GS Comics and Graphic Narratives (443) Hubbell Award and Cash Bar Arranged by the American Literature Section (444) Cash Bar Arranged by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (445) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Victorian and Early- Twentieth-Century English and LLC Twentieth- and Twenty-First- Century English and Anglophone (446) Cash Bar Arranged by the Clark Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies, University of Texas, Austin (447) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Scottish, LLC English Romantic, and LLC Late- Eighteenth-Century English (448A) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Sixteenth-Century French and LLC Seventeenth-Century French (694) Cash Bar Arranged by the German Graduate Program at the University of California, Irvine (695) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum LLC African American (696) Reception Arranged by the School of Criticism and heory (697) Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum LLC Chicana and Chicano (698) Cash Bar Arranged by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona (699) Cash Bar Arranged by the Northrop Frye Centre (700) Cash Bar Arranged by ABC-CLIO, Geography in Literature (702)

40 [ PMLA Program Participants Aarons, Victoria, 793 Abate, Michelle Ann, 574 Abbott, Annie, 289 Abbott, Martha, 559 Abdel Nasser, Tahia, 653 Abdo, Diya, 812 Abdur-Rahman, Aliyyah Inaya, 823 Abel, Jordan, 614 Ablow, Rachel, 93 Aboul-Ela, Hosam Mohamed, 815 Abraham, Matthew, 458 Abramowitsch, Simon, 304 Abreu Mendoza, Carlos, 266 Abzug, Robert H., 531 Achinstein, Sharon, 131 Acikgoz, Sahin, 371 Acosta, Abraham, 778 Acosta Morales, Rafael, 167 Adak, Hülya, 503 Adams, William, 651A; 692 Adeeko, Adeleke, 150 Adenekan, Olorunshola, 779 Adkins, G. Matthew, 566 Admussen, Nick, 764 Adorno, Rolena, 189; 716 Agate, Nicky, 4; 58; 364 Agathocleous, Tanya, 421 Aguinaga Echeverría, Silvia, 596 Aguirre-Oteiza, Daniel, 32 Ahern-Dodson, Jennifer, 504 Aitchison, David, 39 Aji, Hélène, 665 Akassi, Clement, 123 Akil, Hatem, 498 Alaimo, Stacy, 402; 650 Alaniz, José, 494 Alarcon, Wanda, 618; 799 Alberto, Lourdes, 57 Aleksander, Jason, 326 Alessandrini, Anthony, 268 Alexander, Neta, 601 Alfaisal, Haifa, 91 Alie, Fabian R., 553 Algee-Hewitt, Mark, 579; 755 Al-Kassim, Dina, 144 Alkemeyer, Bryan, 238 Allen, Heather, 393; 646 Allen, Julie K., 830 Allen, Elizabeth, 205 Allen, Mary Elizabeth, 109 Allert, Beate, 485 Allés Torrent, Susanna, 473 Allewaert, Monique, 342 Allison, Sarah, 755 Allred, Jef, 22; 551 Almog, Yael, 184 Alonso, Alejandro, 157; 281 Alonso, Carlos J., 134 Alonzo, Juan, 661 Altmann, Barbara K., 487 Altschuler, Sari, 103; 172 Álvarez, Enrique, 809 Álvarez-Blanco, Palmar Maria, 166 Alvarez-Castro, Luis, 401; 524 Al-wazedi, Umme, 407 Alworth, David, 329; 827 Alzate González, Jennifer, 618 Amago, Samuel, 155 Amanbayeva, Sabina, 53 Amaris, Lian, 840 Ames, Eric, 674 Amin, Kadji, 29 Amo, Stacey, 296; 423 Amoore, Louise, 263 Amrine, Frederick, 798 Anam, Nasia, 790 Anderson, Daniel, 508; 628 Anderson, Danny J., 134 Anderson, Emily Hodgson, 469 Anderson, Karen Leona, 684 Anderson, Mark D., 49 Anderson, Neil, 537 Anderton, Joseph, 15 Andrade, Susan Z., 603 Andrango-Walker, Catalina, 568; 646 Andrea, Bernadette, 672 Andrews, Meghan C., 283 Angus, Katie B., 586 Anker, Elizabeth, 282; 718 Antebi, Susan, 120; 328 Antonioli, Kathleen, 276 Apolloni, Jessica, 546 Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 571; 692 Applegate, Matt, 460 Apter, Emily, 122; 675 Arbaiza, Diana, 524 Arbuckle, Alyssa, 1 Arellano, Jerónimo, 762 Arens, Katherine, 639 Arias, Arturo, 691; 729 Arighi, William, 666 Armillas-Tiseyra, Magalí, 286 Armstrong, Amanda, 803 Armstrong, Brian, 582 Armstrong, Christine Latrouitte, 317 Arnall, Gavin, 739 Arner, Lynn, 542 Arnsperger, Levin, 459 Arondekar, Anjali Ramakant, 774 Aronof, Eric, 67 Aronstein, Susan, 837 Arora, Anupama, 748 Arroyo, Jossianna, 501 Arsić, Branka, 216 Arteaga, Claudia, 257 Arteaga, Rachel, 676 Arvas, Abdulhamit, 733 Ascoli, Albert Russell, 203; 241 Ashdown, Shelley, 290 Atencio, Rebecca J., 38 Athanassakis, Yanoula, 651 Atkinson, Ted, 267 Atlas, Marilyn Judith, 191 Attié, Katherine, 228 Atwood, Craig, 322 Atwood, Emma, 112 Augst, homas,

41 130.4 ] Program Participants 953 Avelar, Idelber V., 370 Avilez, GerShun, 817 Awkward-Rich, Cam, 619 Axelrod, Steven Gould, 613 Ayanna, Amiri, 672 Ayoub, Dima, 498 Azoulay, Ariella, 122; 677 Babana-Hampton, Safoi, 208 Bacchilega, Cristina, 186; 324 Bacchini, Luca, 165 Bachman, Merle Lyn, 366 Bachner, Andrea Sabine, 612 Backus, Margot, 637 Bady, Aaron, 64; 745 Baedke, Jan, 162 Bahar, Shirly, 601 Bahri, Deepika, 290; 510 Bailey, Matthew J., 78 Bairon Blanco Santanna, Sergio, 165 Baishya, Amit, 211 Bajorek, Jennifer, 323 Bakara, Hadji, 11; 349 Baker, Joyce, 80 Bald, Emily K., 178; 629 Balfour, Ian Grant, 240; 572 Bálint, Lilla, 235 Balkan, Stacey, 662 Balkun, Mary McAleer, 722 Ball, Cheryl E., 170; 277 Ball, James, 293 Ballantyne, Darcy, 96 Ballentine, Brian Douglas, 580 Balon, Rebecca, 113 Bamford, Heather, 473 Bammer, Angelika, 504 Bancrot, Corinne, 796 Banella, Laura, 118 Banner, Olivia, 27 Baraw, Charles Eaton, 149 Barbas Rhoden, Laura, 49 Barbour, Reid, 740 Barchas, Janine G., 548; 649 Baringer, Sandra K., 542 Barker, homas, 66; 580 Barletta, Vincent, 165 Barnes, Leslie, 276 Barrenechea, Antonio, 643 Barret, J. K., 270 Barreto, Danny, 281 Barrett, Paul, 96 Barrett, Robert W., 6 Barrington, Candace, 669 Barron, Jonathan N., 613 Barron, Stephanie K., 629 Bartholomew, Jean, 201 Bartolini, Rosario, 396 Bary, Leslie, 396; 690 Barzilai, Maya, 243 Barzilai, Shuli, 186; 797 Bascom, Benjamin, 214 Basu, Anupam, 333 Basu, Lopamudra B., 728 Bauer, Heike, 578; 711 Bauer, Ralph, 641 Bauer-Gatsos, Sheila C., 252 Bauerkemper, Joseph, 59; 426 Baugh, Scott L., 723 Baulch, David Monroe, 16 Beal, Jane, 620 Beam, Dorri, 817 Beard, Laura J., 309; 691 Bearden, Elizabeth, 325 Beasley, Faith E., 597 Beaty, Bart, 741 Beck, John, 560 Beckenstein, Lynne, 169 Beckwith, Sarah homasine, 533 Beecrot, Alexander, 815 Behdad, Ali, 733 Behrmann, Bridget, 158 Belcher, Wendy Laura, 64 Bell, Jason, 684 Bellamy, Brent, 563 Belling, Catherine, 565 Belnap, R. Kirk, 73 Benavente, Karen, 738 Benjamin, Bret E., 533A Benjamin, Meredith, 771 Ben-Merre, David, 492 Bennett, Nolan, 804 Bensmaïa, Réda, 712 Benson-Allott, Caetlin, 483 Bentley, Nancy, 124 Benzon, Paul, 780; 818 Berbeco, Steven, 737 Berberi, Viktor I., 792 Bergmann, Emilie L., 189 Bergner, Gwen, 342 Berke, Nancy, 14 Berlant, Lauren, 46 Berman, Russell A., 265; 705 Bermúdez, Silvia, 462; 615 Bernard-Donals, Michael F., 648 Bernards, Brian, 199; 224 Bernhardt, Elizabeth, 337 Bernstein, Charles, 136; 744 Bernstein, Esther, 137 Berroth, Erika, 573 Bersier, Gabrielle, 35 Bevilacqua, Kathryne, 668 Bewes, Timothy, 63; 742 Bezio, Kelly, 309; 785 Bezusko, Adriane, 299; 423 Bhattacharya, Sourit, 287 Bhattacharyya, Sayan, 406 Bhaumik, Srabanti Munia, 214 Bhowmik, Ranjamrittika, 835 Bibby, Michael W., 83 Bibler, Michael Paul, 292 Biddick, Kathleen, 707 Bigelow, Allison, 704 Bilis, Hélène, 182; 770 Bini, Andrea, 271 Bini, Daniela, 271; 833 Bird, John, 507 Birkenstein-Graf, Cathy L., 367 Bizup, Joseph, 367 Bjornstad, Hall, 182 Black, Jennifer, 587; 802 Black, Scott, 454 Blackmore, Josiah, 112 Blackwood, Sarah, 836 Blair, Jennifer, 616 Blakley, Johanna, 352 Blanchard, Jean- Vincent, 415 Blanco, John, 452 Bland, Sterling L., 299 Blankenship, Lisa, 352 Blas, Zach, 225 Blechschmidt, Ian, 125 Bleich, David, 138; 185 Blevins, Jefrey, 194 Bloemert, Jasmijn, 680 Bloom, Gina, 90 Blount, Marcellus, 449A Blurton, Heather, 786 Boas, Hans Christian, 380; 737 Bobbitt, Brian, 86 Bobrof, Maria Park, 812 Boccio, Rachel, 17 Boehm, Scott, 155 Boehmer, Elleke, 20 Boer, Nienke, 298; 569 Bogost, Ian, 306 Bohlmann, Markus, 489 Bohls, Elizabeth A., 750 Boland, Mary R., 338 Bolcakan, Ali, 589 Bolin, Brianne, 526 Bombosch, Tim, 364 Bona, MaryJo, 379 Bono, James J., 162 Boone, Joseph Allen, 733 Booth, Alison, 296 Børdahl, Espen, 830 Borshuk, Michael, 55 Borushko, Matthew C., 788

42 954 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Bosch Santana, Stephanie, 64 Bose, Purnima, 533A Bosman, Anston, 758 Bost, Suzanne M., 618 Bosteels, Bruno, 122 Boswell, Katharine, 610 Bottaro, Mayra, 159 Bou Ayash, Nancy, 54 Boudraa, Nabil, 712 Bouju, Emmanuel, 636 Boulard, Anaïs, 353 Bourget, Carine, 812 Bourne, Claire M. L., 740 Bourque Dandridge, Eliza, 37 Bousquet, Marc, 832 Boutaghou, Ferial Maya, 812 Boutche, Jean Pierre, 577 Boutelle, RJ, 486 Bowen, William R., 540 Bowers, Katherine, 582 Bowser, Rachel, 47 Boyd, Matthieu, 116; 557 Boyer, Tina, 152 Boyle, Casey, 206; 791 Boyle, Jen, 33 Bozovic, Marijeta, 418; 639 Bracken, Rachel Conrad, 785 Bradley, Bill, 588 Bradway, Tyler, 400 Brady, Lindy, 468; 557 Braga-Pinto, Cesar, 370 Bragg, Beauty, 743 Brahm, Gabriel Noah, 119 Bramen, Carrie Tirado, 375 Brandon, Jr., Chris, 780 Bray, Patrick M., 158 Brazil, Kevin, 808 Breichner, William, 491 Brennan, Kate, 50 Brennan, Shannon, 67; 817 Brereton, John C., 367; 648 Breu, Christopher, 378 Brewer, Brian, 403 Breyer, Stephen G., 651A Brians, Ella, 36 Briceno, Ximena, 777 Bricker, Andrew, 347 Briefel, Aviva, 93 Briggs, Ronald D., 686 Brill de Ramírez, Susan Berry, 7; 558 Brink, Dean, 764 Brizio, Elena, 599 Brizuela, Natalia, 159 Brock, Ashley, 789 Brockman, Sonya L., 173 Brockman, William S., 578 Brockmann, Stephen Matthew, 811 Brodzki, Bella P., 835 Brooke, Collin Giford, 23 Brooks, Peter, 676 Brown, Adrienne, 611 Brown, Bill, 329 Brown, Heather, 563 Brown, James J., Jr., 367 Brown, Meaghan, 212; 333 Brown, Nicholas Mainey, 388 Brown, Piers, 359 Brown, Susan, 508 Brown, Tony, 715 Browne, Mary Maxine, 490 Brown Spiers, Miriam, 426 Bruce, La Marr Jurelle, 449A; 730 Bruce, Susan, 547 Bruckner, Matilda Tomaryn, 800 Brumit, Matthew, 246 Bruner, Nicolette, 839 Bruster, Douglas S., 465 Buckley, Jennifer, 85 Buckwalter-Arias, James, 230 Buell, Lawrence I., 375 Buerger, Jan, 291 Bukin, Sydney, 804 Bugeja, Norbert, 142 Bulson, Eric, 564 Bunt-MacRury, Laura, 287 Burde, Mark, 741 Burgess, Miranda Jane, 161 Burgin, Alexandra, 186 Burgwinkle, Bill, 679 Burke, Brianna, 257; 651 Burke, Michael A., 802 Burnett, Joshua, 437; 689 Burnett, Katharine A., 292 Burnett, Rebecca E., 94 Burns, Roslyn C., 737 Burry, Alexander, 582 Burt, Stephen Louis, 348; 635 Burton, Leasa, 367 Burton, Stacy, 392 Burwick, Frederick L., 654 Bury, Louis, 195 Busl, Gretchen, 170; 558 Bussey, Susan Hays, 776 Buurma, Rachel, 807 Bychowski, M, 477 Byler, Lauren, 719 Byrd, Jodi A., 57 Byrd, Vance LaVarr, 377 Byrnes, Delia, 496 Byron, Mark Stephen, 127 Caballero, M. Soledad, 434 Cabello-Hutt, Claudia, 539 Cable, homas, 218 Cadava, Eduardo Lujan, 677 Cadden, Mike, 574 Calabretta-Sajder, Ryan, 553 Calarge, Carla Albert, 555 Caldwell, William Casey, 720 Calhoun, Alison, 667 Callahan, Clare, 267 Callahan, Daniel, 274 Camayd-Freixas, Erik, 532 Cambridge, Barbara L., 765 Camden, Vera J., 499 Camlot, Jason, 416 Campana, Joseph Anthony, 756 Campbell, Collin, 809 Campoy-Cubillo, Adolfo, 259 Canada, Mark, 376 Canagarajah, A. Suresh, 412; 638 Canavan, Gerry, 670 Cangiano, Domenico, 235 Cannon, Jean, 364 Cantiello, Jessica Wells, 556 Cantú, Norma Elia, 500; 799 Canuel, Mark E., 481; 735 Capetola, Christine, 416 Caplan, David, 265 Caplan, Jay L., 597 Cappozzo, Valerio, 118 Caraco, C., 273 Cardemil Krause, Cristobal, 257 Cárdenas-Rotunno, Anthony J., 369 Cardi, Luciana, 324 Cardona, Maria Elsy, 222 Carey, Stephen Mark, 152 Cariou, Warren, 57 Carlin, Jane, 237 Carlson, David Jefrey, 584 Carlson, Julia S., 595 Carmody, Todd, 172 Carnes, Geremy, 787 Caron, James, 429 Carpenter, Peter, 274 Carr, Jane Greenway, 82 Carr, Jean Ferguson, 367 Carrasco, Cristina, 288; 401 Carrera, Alessandro, 515 Carrion, Maria M., 350; 567

43 130.4 ] Program Participants 955 Carroll, Amy Sara, 614 Carroll, Lorrayne, 395 Carroll, Siobhan, 752 Carruth, Allison, 467 Cartagena-Calderón, José R., 567 Carter, Geofrey V., 628 Cartwright, Kent, 3; 692 Casares, Oscar H., 593 Casas Aguilar, Anna, 615 Casas Roige, Robert, 288 Case, Kristen, 15; 272 Casey, Rose, 828 Casey, Shawn, 419 Cassedy, Tim, 542 Cassuto, Leonard, 542; 705 Castell, James, 374 Castiglione, Davide, 106 Castillo, Anna, 586 Castillo, Debra Ann, 381; 835 Castillo-Rodríguez, Susana, 259 Castleberry, Kristi, 312 Castro, Obdulia E., 157; 204 Castro, Olga, 204 Castronovo, Russ, 804 Cater, Suzy, 457 Cavanaugh, Jillian, 449 Cayer, Jonathan, 394 Ceraso, Steph, 791 Cerasulo, Tom, 141 Cersonsky Hayman, Emily, 775 Chaar-Pérez, Kahlil, 569 Chacón, Hilda, 723 Chakraborty, Chandrima, 643; 728 Chakravorty, Mrinalini, 20; 729 Chakravorty, Swagato, 355 Chamard-Bergeron, Julia, 415 Champagne, Ashley, 806 Chan, Anita, 400A Chan, Winnie W., 407 Chance, Jane, 620 Chancy, Myriam J. A., 140 Chander, Manu, 750 Chandra, Sarika, 563 Chang, Edmond, 736 Chang, Julia, 226 Chang, Leah L., 770 Chansky, Ricia, 771 Chapman, Alison A., 671 Chapman, Alison G., 139 Charise, Andrea, 315 Charon, Rita, 309 Charriere, Etienne, 52; 589 Chasar, Mike, 635 Chatta, Rasha, 498 Chaudhary, Zahid R., 456 Chen, Barbara, 108 Chen, Christopher, 823 Chen, Tina Yih-Ting, 612 Cheng, Vincent J., 242 Chenoweth, Katie, 780 Chess, Simone, 619 Chetwynd, Ali, 746 Cheyitz, Eric, 214 Chiang, Howard, 340 Chiasson, Christopher, 640 Chico, Tita, 238 Chihara, Michelle, 608 Chihaya, Sarah, 808 Child, Ben, 66 Childress, Dawn, 678 Chilton, Myles K., 781 Chinn, Lisa, 709 Chiodo, Carol, 480 Chism, Christine Nuhad, 71 Chivers, Sally, 565 Chivoiu, Oana, 626 Cho, Hyunyoung, 781; 821 Choi, Jung Ja, 409 Choi, Kyeong-Hee, 409 Chovanec, Kevin, 821 Chow, Eileen Cheng- Yin, 504 Christensen, Ann C., 591 Christensen, Nina, 489 Christianson, Frank, 175 Christman-Lavin, Sophie, 586 Christof, Alicia, 93; 719 Chun, Maureen, 321 Chun, Wendy, 258 Chute, Hillary L., 180 Cifuentes-Goodbody, Nicholas, 328 Cirella-Urrutia, Anne, 37 Cirino, Mark, 201 Clark, Andrew Herrick, 305 Clark, Anna, 719 Clark, Billy, 554 Clark, Petra, 101 Clark, Rachel Ellen, 173 Clarke, Michael Tavel, 357 Clason, Christopher, 654 Class, Claire, 425 Classen, Albrecht, 278; 312 Clayton, Loretta A., 101 Clayton, Michelle A., 690 Cleary, Heather, 5 Clement, Tanya E., 66; 136 Clements Lambeth, Laurie, 146 Clo, Clarissa, 515 Clough, Tracey-Lynn, 519 Clover, Joshua, 63 Clukey, Amy, 496 Clune, Michael W., 782 Coates, Donna E., 633 Coats, Karen, 489; 574 Cobos, Casie, 307 Cofey, Mary L., 666 Cohen, Ashley, 715 Cohen, Debra Rae, 759 Cohen, Jefrey Jerome, 594; 650 Cohen, Matt, 121; 641 Cohen, Michael C., 76 Cohen, Milton, 613 Cohen, Samuel, 467 Cohen, William A., 499 Cohn, Mallory, 511 Coiro, Ann Baynes, 413 Colbert, Soyica Diggs, 801 Cole, Lucinda, 24 Colebrook, Claire M., 356 Coles, Katharine, 406; 454 Coles, Kimberly Anne, 92 Coletu, Ebony, 144 Coley, Toby, 570 Colleary, Eric, 840 Collet, Tanja, 528 Colligan, Colette C., 398 Collins, Cornelius, 295 Collins, Holly, 140 Collins, Michael, 819 Comay, Rebecca, 40; 119 Comet, Noah, 311 Comfort, Susan Marguerite, 287 Compitello, Malcolm Alan, 73; 692 Conisbee Baer, Ben, 122; 572 Connor, J. D., 386 Connor, Laura, 232 Contreras, Sheila Marie, 144 Cook, Megan, 128 Coon, Adam, 691 Cooper, Allison A., 792 Cooper, David L., 262 Cooper, Lisa H., 786 Cooppan, Vilashini, 91; 388 Cope, Jonas Seth, 434 Cope, Lida, 737 Corbalan, Ana, 32 Corbett, Mary Jean, 315 Cordell, Ryan, 522 Córdova, Amalia, 257 Corkle, Rachel, 642 Corley, Liam, 192; 368 Cormack, Bradin, 591 Cornelius, Ian, 128; 218 Coronado, Jorge, 134; 777 Coronado, Raúl, 159 Corredor, Eva Livia, 235 Cortés, Jason, 261

44 956 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Cortés, Rocío, 716 Coss Aquino, Melissa, 494 Costabile-Heming, Carol Anne, 73 Cote, Paul, 248 Cotera, Maria, 568; 710 Couch, Daniel, 129 Coundouriotis, Eleni Eva, 282 Courtmanche, Jason Charles, 472 Couser, G. homas, 307 Covey, Eric, 738 Coviello, Peter M., 362 Cowan, Jake, 250 Cowart, David Guyland, 746 Cowdery, Taylor, 786 Cowell, Isaac, 788 Coyle, Michael Gordon, 625 Craig, Siobhan S., 355; 483 Crandall, Joanie, 416 Crane, Cori, 422; 459 Craps, Stef, 490A Cravens, Marlena, 775 Crawford, Margo Natalie, 255; 583 Creedon, Genevieve, 52 Crewe, Jennifer, 364 Crocker, Holly, 594 Crot, Jennifer, 233 Cross, Cameron, 606 Crownshaw, Richard, 316 Croxall, Brian, 414; 736 Crumb, Steven, 233 Cruz, Anna, 644 Cruz, Denise, 551 Cruz Petersen, Elizabeth, 567 Csuka, Botond, 235 Cuevas, Jackie, 400 Culler, Jonathan, 399 Culleton, Claire, 242 Cummins, June S., 137 Curnutt, Kirk, 141 Current, Cynthia A., 414; 587 Cutler, John Alba, 223 Cutter, Martha J., 110; 421 Da, Nan, 254; 717 D Addario, Christopher, 228 Dailey, Jef, 114 Daily, Andrew, 213 Daily, John, 160 D Alessandro, Michael, 801 Dalgleish, Melissa A., 1; 596 Damiani, Adrienne, 152 Damrosch, David, 675 D Anca, Christene, 327; 373 Dangler, Jean, 369 Daniel, Julia, 625 Danielson, Julie, 297 Danze, Elizabeth, 531 D Arcy, Michael, 294 Darrell, Jennifer, 567 Dash, J. Michael, 213 Daub, Adrian, 240 Däumer, Elisabeth D., 11 Daut, Marlene, 482 Davey, Jamila, 183 Davidovich, Karin, 769 Davidson, Cathy N., 395; 676 Davis, Benjamin, 768 Davis, Gefrey, 192 Davis, Lennard J., 120 Davis, Lindsay, 466 Davis, Matthew, 215 Davis, Rebecca, 594; 736; 786 Davis, Robert L., 339 Davis, Rocío G., 425 Davis, Vivian, 824 Day, Kate Nace, 75 Dayan, Colin, 331 Dayton, David, 497 Dean, Jeremy, 22 De Armas, Frederick A., 302 Deb, Basuli, 493 DeBoer-Langworthy, Carol, 154 Decker, William M., 556 Deer, Patrick, 658 De Feo, Daniele, 553 de Gennaro, Mara, 572 Deggan, Mark, 829 De Jesus, Agustin, 230 de la Cruz de la Cruz, Abelardo, 646 del Aguila, Rocio, 226 Delgado, Francisco, 521 Delgado, Luisa Elena, 155; 462 Delgado García, Mary, 223 Dellamora, Richard J., 733 Delogu, Daisy J., 394 DeLombard, Jeannine, 180 del Valle, Ivonne, 646 DeMair, Jillian, 207 Demaría, Laura, 384 De Morais, Paul, 158 Demson, Michael T. R., 654 Dennihy, Melissa, 527; 586 Dennis, Amanda, 127 Denson, Shane, 107 Dent, Gina, 210 de Posada, David, 70 Derdeyn, LeeAnn, 190 DeRewal, Tifany, 810 DeRosa, Aaron, 608; 658 Derrick, Roshawnda, 380; 724 Desai, Adhaar Noor, 795 Desai, Gaurav G., 487; 510 DeSoto, Aureliano, 42; 202 de holozany, Pauline, 158; 642 Detlof, Madelyn, 352; 543 Detweiler, Jane A., 138 De Vinne, Christine, 273 Devlin, Paul, 55 Dias, Jamille, 165 Diaz, Monica, 424; 576 Díaz, Roberto-Ignacio, 384 Dichter, homas, 466 Diedrich, Lisa, 565 Dierkes-hrun, Petra, 398 Diley, Kathleen, 607 Di Iorio, Eny V., 833 Di Leo, Jefrey R., 245; 678 Dillon, Elizabeth Maddock, 124 Dimick, Sarah, 809 Dimock, Wai Chee, 64; 316 Ding, Katherine, 179; 624 Dinius, Marcy J., 17 Dippold, Stei, 87 Distel, Kristin, 191 Dix, Monika, 301 Dobbin, Beci, 625 Dobryden, Paul, 355 Dobson, James E., 506 Docherty, homas, 547 Dodds, Lara A., 51; 92 Doe, Sue Rowe, 41 Dolan, Jr., Patrick A., 309 Domestico, Anthony, 613 Domingo, Irene, 32 Dominguez, Daylet, 486 Donadey, Anne, 812 Donegan, Kathleen, 549; 810 Dong, Lan, 110 Donlon, Anne, 709 Donoghue, Denis, 713 Donohue, Stacey Lee, 423; 472; 514 Donovan, Bennett, 364 Donovan, Richard, 80 Doolen, Andy, 502 Doran, homas, 24 Dorta, Walfrido, 230 Doshi, Neil, 712 Doty, Jefrey S., 465 Douglas, Christopher, 88; 368 Douillet, Catherine, 373 Douthwaite, Julia V., 109 Dove, Patrick E., 739 Dowd, Michelle M., 92 Dowland, Douglas G., 711 Downie, Stephanie, 705 Doyle, Laura Anne, 510 Draga Alexandru, Maria-Sabina, 626

45 130.4 ] Program Participants 957 Draxler, Bridget, 461 Drew, Erin, 170 Drew, Rachel, 491 Drinka, Bridget, 737 Drizou, Myrto, 67 Dubey, Madhu, 563 Duck, Leigh Anne, 385 Duckert, Lowell, 650 DuComb, Christian G., 213 Duong, Paloma, 816 Duperron, Lucile, 289 Dupuis, Sherry, 427 Duquette, Elizabeth, 432 Duran, Angelica Alicia, 44; 424 Durán Real, Angela, 155 Durgan, Jessica Marie, 617 Dux, Ryan, 737 Eaglestone, Robert, 547 Earhart, Amy, 188; 411 Earle, Jason, 269 Easterlin, Nancy Lincoln, 290 Eastman, Susan L., 507 Eburne, Jonathan P., 269; 732 Eccleston, Rachel, 672 Echols, Alice, 66 Echterling, Clare, 509 Eckert, Lindsey, 522 Eckhardt, Caroline D., 111 Eckhardt, Joshua, 359 Eckstein, Barbara J., 753 Eddings Mancuso, Melissa, 350 Edelman, Lee Charles, 356 Edelson, Cheryl D., 74 Edwards, Caroline, 819 Edwards, Erica, 449A Edwin, Shirin E., 205; 802 Efe, E., 209 Egan, Gerald, 383 Eggert, Katherine, 33 Eggert, Paul R., 264 Einhaus, Ann-Marie, 463 Eisinger, Itay, 79A Eisner, Martin G., 118; 480 Ekotto, Frieda, 371 El-Ariss, Tarek, 653 Elhariry, Yasser, 142 El Hosseiny, Alya, 286 Ellis, Cassandra M., 772 Ellis, Nadia, 801 Ellis, Robert Richmond, 537 Ellis, Robin, 775 Ellis-Etchison, John, 770 Elmer, Jonathan, 408 El Nossery, Nevine, 77; 303 Elsayed, Hanan, 812 El Shakry, Hoda, 77; 208 Eltis, Sos Ann, 9; 85 Emden, Christian Jürgen, 229 Emerson, D. Berton, 608 Emery, Meaghan, 79 Emmerich, Karen, 589 Enders, Jody, 453; 631 Engel, Laura T., 383 Engelstein, Stefani, 35; 69 English, James F., 400A; 781 Enniss, Stephen, 291 Enriquez-Ornelas, Julio, 89 Epplin, Craig, 539 Epstein, Andrew Davis, 560 Epstein, Robert W., 435 Erben, Patrick Michael, 322; 704 Ertürk, Nergis, 268; 404 Escourido, Juan, 78 Eshel, Amir, 343 Esser-Miles, Carolin, 468 Estill, Laura, 1; 540 Estrada, Alicia Ivonne, 747 Estrada, Oswaldo, 167; 430 Eubanks, Charlotte, 34; 612 Evans, Kim Leilani, 331 Evans, Rebecca, 217; 437 Evans, Ruth, 246; 594 Everly, Kathryn Anne, 430; 615 Eyers, Tom, 63 Ezell, Margaret J. M., 783 Fabbri, Lorenzo, 515 Fadda-Conrey, Carol N., 805 Falak, Joel Robert, 115 Faherty, Duncan F., 19 Fallon, Stephen M., 671 Farfan, Penny, 9 Farina, Jonathan, 132; 719 Farmer, Meredith, 216 Farrell, Molly, 549 Farris, Christine R., 185 Faszer-McMahon, Debra, 259 Faulkner, Rebecca, 683 Favret, Mary A., 750 Fawaz, Ramzi, 400 Fay, Elizabeth, 115; 196 Fazio, Michele A., 379 Feal, Rosemary G., 440; 692; 765 Fedorova, Lioudmila (Milla), 538 Fehervary, Helen, 811 Feilla, Cecilia, 109 Feinsod, Harris, 320; 643 Feldman, Alex, 453 Feldman, Keith, 282; 358 Feldman, Sara, 814 Fenoulhet, Jane, 528 Fenton, Gregory, 110 Ferguson, Frances, 624 Ferguson, Jade R., 96 Ferguson, Margaret W., 119; 490A Ferguson, Roderick A., 634 Fernald, Anne Elizabeth, 295 Fernández, Esther, 65 Fernández-Cebrián, Ana, 475 Ferraro, Evelyn, 379 Ferreira, Rocío, 167 Ferreira Pinto-Bailey, Cristina, 38 Ferretter, Luke, 197 Ferri, Sabrina, 726 Ferrier, Carole, 633 Ferro-Murray, Ashley, 225 Fess, Paul, 836 Fest, Bradley J., 670 Fette, Don, 527 Fetzer, Glenn W., 530 Fielder, Brigitte, 24; 836 Figlerowicz, Marta, 164 Finberg, Keegan, 818 Findeisen, Christopher, 7 Fine, Emily, 787 Fine, Jonathan, 485 Fine, Kerry, 275 Finke, Laurie Anne, 837 Finke, Michael, 31 Finn, homas Patrick, 350 Fischer, Josie, 192 Fisher, Carl H., 111 Fisher, Laura, 82 Fishkin, Shelley Fisher, 335; 507 Fishzon, Anna, 31 Fitzgerald, Andy, 364; 763 Fitzgerald, Jason, 332 Fitzgerald, Jill, 133 Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, 349 Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, 592; 678 Fitzpatrick, KellyAnn, 237 Fitzsimmons, Maureen, 586 Flanagan, Melissa, 95 Flaugh, Christian, 372 Fleishman, Kathryn, 808 Fleissner, Jennifer L., 216 Fleming, Julius, Jr., 171; 831 Fletcher, Angus, 746 Flint, Kate, 622 Flood, Maria, 79; 685 Florea, Elizabeth, 118 Floreani, Tracy, 141

46 958 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Florescu, Florina Catalina, 626 Flowers, Betty Sue, 531 Floyd, Kevin, 563 Floyd-Wilson, Mary L., 53 Fluet, Lisa Jeanne, 160; 198 Flynn, Richard McDonnell, 574 Foley, Barbara Clare, 10; 299 Follansbee, Jeanne A., 714 Foltz, Jonathan, 749 Forbes, Jonathan, 707 Ford, Gabriel, 71 Ford, Talissa, 750 Fore, Devin A., 117 Forlow, Racheal, 828 Fornara, Fabrizio, 221; 596 Fornof, Carolyn, 211 Forsberg, Laura, 668 Fortmann, Patrick, 35 Foster, Christopher Ian, 59 Foster, Frances Smith, 375 Foster, Travis M., 345; 784 Fox, Claire Frances, 643 Fra-Molinero, Baltasar, 86 Franco, Dean Joseph, 284 François, Anne-Lise, 529 Francomano, Emily C., 61; 576 Frank, Esther, 366 Franklin, Cynthia, 210; 378 Franks, Matt, 451 Fraser, Alison, 517 Fraser, Benjamin, 825 Fraser, Gordon, 482 Frazier, Chelsea, 60 Frazier, Melissa, 48 Freccero, Carla A., 687 Freeman, Elizabeth, 362; 725 Freeman, Lisa A., 546 Freer, Joanna, 746 French, Corey, 43 French, Jennifer L., 49 Frey, Renea, 725 Friedman, Alan Warren, 127 Fritzsche, Sonja Rae, 4; 141; 532; 692 Frost, Daniel, 232 Frost, Laura, 247; 714 Fruchter, Barry George, 736A Fujikane, Candace L., 365 Fukumori, Naomi, 301 Fulford, Tim, 595 Fulginiti, Valentina, 497 Fumerton, Patricia, 406 Furlong, Jennifer, 2; 364 Furlough, Mike, 678 Furr, Grover C., 736A Fusilero, Victor, 289 Gabilondo, Joseba, 462 Gadberry, Andrea, 182 Gajarawala, Toral, 790 Galeano, Juan-Carlos, 49 Gallego, Carlos, 391 Galloway, Andrew Scott, 177; 669 Galvan, Margaret, 125 Galvin, Rachel, 387 Gamer, Michael, 469 Gammel, Irene, 463 Gana, Nouri, 407; 757 Gander, Catherine, 11 Ganim, John M., 116 Gannett, Cinthia, 648 Ganz, Melissa J., 546 Garber, Linda S., 275 Garceau, Benjamin, 227 Garcha, Amanpal Singh, 820 García, Armando, 274 Garcia, Emily M., 641 Garcia, Ivonne, 149 Garcia, Merideth, 341 García-Calderón, Myrna, 98 Garcia-Caro, Pedro, 616 Garcia de la Puente, Ines, 336 Garcia Merchant, Linda, 689 García Santo-Tomás, Enrique, 302 Gardaphe, Fred L., 299; 379 Garden, Rebecca, 146 Gardner, Nadina, 319 Gargaillo, Florian, 374 Garland-homson, Rosemarie, 565 Garlof, Katja, 69 Garrigan, Shelley Elizabeth, 159 Garrison, Alysia, 516 Garrison, John, 53; 490A Garritano, Carmela, 685 Garval, Michael D., 234 Garza, homas J., 73 Gaspar, Martín L., 673 Gaston, Kara, 177 Gatrall, Jeferson J. A., 336 Gavioli, Nicola, 789 Gayk, Shannon, 6 Gaylard, Susan, 813 Geier, Ted, 24 Gemma, Marissa, 755 Genova, Pamela Antonia, 317 Genova, homas, 486 George, Olakunle, 404 George Bagdanov, Kristin, 670 Gephardt, Katarina, 392 Gerber, Natalie E., 218; 613 Gerrity, Sean, 796 Ghosh, Bishnupriya, 662 Giannetti, Laura, 599 Gibson, Casarae, 743 Gies, David hatcher, 232 Gigante, Denise, 240 Gikandi, Simon E., 150; 417; 503 Gil, Alexander, 188; 400A Gil, Daniel Juan, 33 Giles, Jana Maria, 164; 828 Gilillan, Daniel, 117 Gillman, Susan, 753; 804 Gilmartin, Kevin, 36 Gilmore, Leigh, 256 Gilyard, Keith, 185 Ginger, Andrew, 232 Giragosian, Sarah, 168 Girdharry, Kristi, 249 Giukin, Lenuta, 373 Gladden, Samuel Lyndon, 9 Gladstone, Jason D., 782 Glancy, Diane, 584 Glaser, Jennifer, 284 Glaumaud-Carbonnier, Matthieu, 636 Glimp, David, 33 Glover, Jefrey, 641 Goble, Mark, 143; 834 Gochberg, Reed, 433 Godden, Richard, 280 Goeman, Mishuana R., 57 Goetschel, Willi, 513 Goggin, Joyce, 721 GoGwilt, Christopher, 111 Göktürk, Deniz, 117 Golańska, Dorota, 503 Gold, Matthew K., 22; 736 Goldberg, David, 193 Goldberg, David heo, 306; 634; 689 Goldberg, Jonathan, 13 Golden, Amanda, 237 Golden, Audrey, 397; 483 Golden, Vincent, 45 Goldfarb, Philip, 187 Golding, Alan, 168; 635 Goldman, Jonathan, 85 Goldsman, Aaron, 285; 733 Goldsmith, Elizabeth Clark, 597 Goldsmith, Meredith Lynn, 67 Goldstein, Alyosha, 57 Goldstein, Kevin, 194 Goldwyn, Adam, 589 Gomes, Daniel, 516 Gómez, Isabel, 189 Gómez, Reid, 113 Gomez Barris, Macarena, 72

47 130.4 ] Program Participants 959 Gómez Soler, Inmaculada, 339 Gondra, Ager, 478 Gonzaga, Elmo, 495 González, John Morán, 153 Gonzalez, Marcial, 144; 391 Gonzalez, Octavio, 545 González-Espitia, Juan C., 266 González-Pérez, Aníbal, 30 Gonzalez Seligmann, Katerina, 759 Good, Jennifer L., 330 Goode, Abby, 753 Goodhue, Elizabeth, 253; 461 Goodman, Kevis, 161 Goodspeed-Chadwick, Julie Elaine, 345 Goodwin, Jonathan, 23 Gordis, Lisa M., 44 Gordon, Rebecca Mercedes, 721; 813 Gordon-Burroughs, Jessica, 539 Gordon-Smith, George, 175 Gorlach, Marina, 554 Gossett, Suzanne, 591 Gottesman, Itzik, 28 Gottlieb, Evan M., 470; 750 Gouge, Catherine Courtney, 206 Gowar, Mick, 655 Goyal, Yogita, 20; 718 Grabowski, Rachel, 361 Grace Petinos, Stephanie, 800 Gradea, Adriana, 373 Grady, Frank, 669 Grady, Hugh, 656 Graebner, Seth R., 381 Graf, Gerald, 367 Graham, April, 177 Granados, Pedro, 690 Gravano, Alan J., 379 Graver, Bruce Edward, 374 Gray, Alexandria, 318; 368 Gray, Jonathan W., 125; 318 Gray, Julia, 427 Grayson, Sandra Marie, 60 Grazevich, Gregory, 108 Green, Laura, 499 Green, Mary, 797 Green, Rachel, 343 Green, Tara T., 561 Greenberg, Marc, 141; 193 Greenberg, Marissa, 283 Greenberg, Nathaniel, 286 Greene, Roland, 241; 440; 623; 651A; 692; 765 Green-Simms, Lindsey B., 371 Gregory, Chase, 356 Greif, Mark J., 718 Grell, Erik, 330 Greven, David, 413 Griest, Stephanie, 428 Grieve, Patricia E., 112 Griin, Lisa, 451 Griin, Susan Mary, 491 Griiths, Devin, 433; 807 Grigar, Dene M., 734 Grobe, Christopher, 250; 840 Grobman, Laurie E., 253 Gross, Sabine D., 184 Grossman, Jonathan H., 176 Grotans, Anna, 278 Gruesser, John Cullen, 376 Gruesz, Kirsten Silva, 482; 502 Grumbach, Elizabeth, 1 Grumberg, Karen, 79A Grusin, Richard A., 263; 803 Gubar, Marah, 297 Gueneli, Berna, 835 Gueydan-Turek, Alexandra, 555 Gui, Weihsin, 224; 287 Guillory, John David, 692 Guldi, Jo, 651A Gundogan Ibrisim, Deniz, 209 Gundry, Jenifer, 819 Gurnis, Musa, 465 Gussow, Adam, 831 Gutiérrez, Adriana, 390 Gutierrez, Laura G., 778 Gutiérrez Negrón, Sergio, 778 Guyer, Sara, 634; 735 Guyot, Sylvaine, 415 Guzmán, Alison, 65 Guzzetta, Juliet, 271 Hackenbracht, Ryan, 51; 368 Hackney, Melanie A., 679 Haddadian- Moghaddam, Esmaeil, 97 Hage, Emily, 732 Hagen, Benjamin, 363 Hager, Christopher A., 17; 607 Hagood, Taylor, 479 Haidar, Zaki, 644 Haidt, Rebecca, 524 Haines, Christian, 378 Hakala, Taryn, 520 Hake, Sabine, 355 Hakutani, Yoshinobu, 56 Hale, Dorothy J., 742 Haley, Joseph, 12 Hall, Ann C., 474 Hall, Donald E., 487 Hallemeier, Katherine, 550 Halliwell, Martin, 547 Hallman, Rebecca, 94 Halperin, Laura, 618 Halpern, Faye S., 357; 776 Halvorsen, Andy, 724 Ham, Jennifer, 706 Hames-García, Michael, 466 Hamilton, Donna B., 472 Hamilton, Michelle M., 78 Hamlin, Annemarie E., 419; 472 Hammer, Steven, 791 Hamner, Everett, 368 Hampton, Gregory, 437 Hancher, Michael, 668 Hancock-Parmer, Teresa, 424 Handelman, Matthew, 674 Hankins, Gabriel, 154 Hannis, Alexia, 239 Hanson, Lenora, 76; 803 Hanson, Sandra Sellers, 308; 514 Hanssen, Paula, 766 Hanzimanolis, Margaret, 736A Harbin, Andrea R., 310 Hardack, Richard, 113 Hardesty, Michele, 738 Harding, James Martin, 293 Hardwick, Louise, 457 Hardy, Donald E., 106 Hardy, Molly O Hagan, 45 Harford Vargas, Jennifer, 286 Harkema, Leslie, 401 Harkness, Nigel J., 151 Harlow, Barbara, 533A Harmon, Brian, 628 Harmon, Sarah, 663 Harper, Phillip Brian, 823 Harries, Martin, 294 Harrington, Ellen Burton, 239 Harrington, Emily M., 783; 822 Harrington, Joseph, 346 Harrington, homas, 462 Harris, Donal, 180 Harris, Katherine D., 736 Harris, Rachel S., 79A; 148 Harris, Renee, 434 Harris, Stefanie, 117 Harris, Susan Cannon, 144 Harrison, David R., 597

48 960 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Harrison, Olivia C., 208; 712 Harrison, Regina L., 716 Harrison, Sheri-Marie, 778 Hart, Stephen, 690 Harvey, Anne-Marie, 233 Haskin, Dayton, 413 Hasler, Antony James, 675 Hassan, Salah D., 144 Hassan, Waïl S., 431; 805 Haugen, Kristine Louise, 347 Haugtvedt, Erica, 207 Hawk, Byron, 791 Hawkins, Joan Carol, 399 Hawkins, Stephanie L., 290; 357 Hay, John, 178 Hayek, Ghenwa, 77 Hayes, Jarrod L., 453 Hayot, Eric, 105 Heard, Frederick Coye, 295 Hefernan, Laura, 807 Hefernan, Megan, 740 Hefes, Gisela, 49 Hefner-Burns, Rachel, 561 Heil, Jacob, 411 Heim, Stefania, 11 Heise, Ursula K., 402; 575 Helmers, Marguerite Helen, 411; 463 Helton, Laura, 212 Henderson, Desiree, 8 Henderson, Kathryn, 577 Heng, Geraldine, 310 Hennes, Heather, 266 Henningsen, Kadin, 477 Hensley, Nathan K., 759 Hequembourg, Stephen, 174 Herdman, Jessica, 667 Herford, Oliver, 300 Herges, Katja, 573 Herman, Peter C., 420 Hermand, Jost, 811 Hernandez, Gloria Maité, 523; 567 Hernandez-Ehrisman, Laura, 661 Hernández Ojeda, María, 455 Hernando Vázquez, Juan, 65 Herrera, Olga, 428; 710 Herrera-Sobek, María, 500 Herrero-Olaizola, Alejandro, 384 Herrero-Puertas, Manuel, 753 Herring, Scott, 68 Herron, Pamela, 414 Hershinow, David, 270 Hershinow, Stephanie, 347 Herskovitz, Yaakov, 343 Herzl-Betz, Rachel, 325; 511 Hesford, Victoria, 29 Hess, Peter A., 768 Hesse, Douglas, 765 Hester, Nathalie, 410 Hexter, Ralph, 219 Hickman, Jared, 753 Hiebert, Matthew, 540 Higonnet, Margaret R., 414; 463 Hill, Michael Gibbs, 268 Hill, Rebecca Anne, 116 Hill, Virginia, 244 Hillard, Tom, 604 Hiller, Jonathan, 410 Hiltner, Ken, 402 Hilton, Leon, 372 Hindrichs, Cheryl L., 239 Hines, Andrew, 649 Hinojosa, Rolando, 500; 593 Hipchen, Emily, 771 Hiro, Molly H., 163 Hirsch, Brett D., 147 Hirsch, Marianne, 395; 503 Hirschkop, Ken, 638 Hitchcock, Peter James, 245; 282 Hoad, Neville W., 371; 774 Hoberek, Andrew, 63 Hobgood, Allison, 619; 720 Hochberg, Gil Z., 119 Hodapp, James, 781 Hodder, Alan, 272 Hodgkin, Samuel, 814 Hoeynck, Joshua, 285 Hof, James D., 168 Hokosh, Sonia, 196 Hogue, Alex, 229 Holbo, Christine L., 52; 546 Holden, Philip, 224 Holdstein, Deborah H., 185; 648 Holland, Sharon Patricia, 292 Hollander, Katherine, 766 Holm, Jakob, 830 Holmes, Caitlin, 621 Holmes, Christopher, 742 Holmes, Jonathan, 173 Holquist, Michael, 472 Holsinger, Bruce Wood, 241 Holt, Elizabeth M., 268; 653 Holt, Lauren, 459 Hom, Stephanie Malia, 382 Hong, Chenwen, 301 Hooper, Kirsty, 537 Hooper, Laurence E., 480 Hopper, Briallen, 345 Horan, Elizabeth Rosa, 738 Hornby, Louise, 451 Horner, Shari L., 468 Horton, Raymond L., 88 Horton, Zach, 794 Horwitz, Howard, 298; 659 Hotchkiss, Valerie, 283 Houser, Heather, 603; 670 Houston, Jason M., 203 Houston, Lynn, 527 Houston Overfelt, Carly, 520 Howard, Jean Elizabeth, 591; 656 Hoxby, Blair G., 681 Hoyos, Héctor, 30; 286 Hsu, Hsuan L., 651 Hswe, Patricia M., 258; 767 Hsy, Jonathan H., 280 Huang, Michelle, 27 Huber, A. B., 658 Hudson, Robert J., 394 Hufmaster, Michael E., 106 Hughes, Jennifer Ann, 429 Hughes, Linda Kay, 237; 822 Hughes, Nicole T., 490 Hume, Christine, 732 Humphreys, Sara, 188 Humphries, David T., 141 Hung, Tzu-Hui Celina, 340 Hungerford, Amy, 88; 808 Hunt, Irvin, 171 Hunter, J. Paul, 43 Hurley, Jessica, 143 Hurley, Natasha, 817 Hurt, Erin, 428 Husain, Kasim, 790 Huseby, Amy Kahrmann, 344 Hussey, James, 413 Hussey, Mark F., 363 Hussey, Matthew, 361 Hutcheson, Gregory S., 78 Hutchison, Coleman, 385; 607 Hutner, Gordon N., 467 Huttner, Lee, 53 Hwang, Hyeryung, 287 Hyde, Carrie, 654 Hyde, Virginia, 264 Hylenski, Kristen M., 706 Hyman, Wendy Beth, 505 Idrissi Alami, Ahmed, 358 Ifri, Pascal A., 317; 474 Ikoku, Alvan, 103; 309

49 130.4 ] Program Participants 961 Imbracsio, Nicola M., 720 Ingle, Zachary, 181 Inman Berens, Kathi, 734; 736 Ioanes, Anna, 711 Isabelli, Christina, 25 Isasia-Ross, Esther, 80 Isbell, Mary, 22 Iyer, Nalini, 683 Jackson, Kenneth David, 260 Jackson, Leon, 45 Jackson, Virginia, 320 Jackson, Zakiyyah, 362 Jacobe, Monica F., 587 Jacobowitz, Susan, 100; 663 Jacobs, Bethany, 543 Jacobs, Jason D., 438 Jacobs, Joela, 24 Jacobson, Joanne, 556 Jafe, Audrey, 344; 499 Jafe, Catherine Marie, 524; 576 Jager, Colin Lovell, 481 Jagoda, Patrick, 329; 759 Jaillant, Lise, 578 Jaime, Karen, 449A Jaimes, Hector, 81 Jaji, Tsitsi, 703 Jakacki, Diane, 767 James, Alison S., 636 James, David, 603; 808 James, Jennifer C., 19 Janzen, Rebecca, 778 Jaquette, Brianne, 83 Jarkas, Najla, 781 Jarmakani, Amira, 805 Jarvis, Claire Elizabeth, 820 Jayasuriya, Maryse, 493; 728 Jean-Charles, Régine, 140 Jean-Francois, Emmanuel, 555 Jenckes, Katharine M., 739 Jenkins, Grant Matthew, 346 Jenkins, Lee M., 829 Jenks, Christopher, 412 Jennings, Collin, 333 Jensen, Katharine Ann, 417 Jenstad, Janelle A., 147; 579 Jeon, Joseph, 254 Jeong, Kelly Y., 409 Jewusiak, Jacob, 660 Jimenez-Moreno, Ana Maria, 264 Johnson, David F., 468 Johnson, Eric, 147 Johnson, Erika, 527 Johnson, Joseph, 327 Johnson, Julie, 80 Johnson, Katherine, 332 Johnson, Leigh, 223 Johnson, Maureen, 170 Johnson, Paul Michael, 403 Johnson, Rebecca, 731 Johnson, Roberta, 838 Johnson, Rochelle, 272 Johnson, Shersten, 219 Johnson Gonzalez, Bill, 42 Johns Speese, Erin, 295 Johnston, Carrie, 275; 542 Jones, Aubrey, 372 Jones, Brandon, 828 Jones, Catherine M., 327; 438 Jones, David Kennedy, 549 Jones, Donna, 342 Jones, Jr., Douglas, 124 Jones, Edward, 678 Jones, Gavin, 217 Jones, R. Mac, 630 Jonik, Michael, 684 Jörgensen, Beth Ellen, 328 Jorza, Diana, 104 Joseph, Michael, 655 Joseph, Miranda, 634 Joseph, Ralina, 464 Joudah, Fady, 535 Joy, Eileen, 707 Joyce, Joyce Ann, 395 Jurecic, Ann, 565 Jussawalla, Feroza Framji, 407; 745 Justice, George L., 763 Justus, Jeremy, 107 Ka, Omar, 4; 58 Kabba, Florence, 664 Käck, Elin, 665 Kagen, Melissa, 186 Kaisary, Philip, 287 Kakihara, Satoko, 301 Kalaidjian, Andrew, 479; 662 Kallendorf, Hilaire A., 156 Kalliney, Peter J., 564 Kantor, Roanne, 745 Kao, Wan-Chuan, 509 Kapica, Steven, 169 Kapilevich, Inna, 538 Kaplan, E. Ann, 194 Kareem, Sarah Tindal, 360 Karim, Persis M., 533A Kark, Christopher, 364 Kashtan, Aaron, 125 Kassabova, Biliana, 109; 151 Kassanof, Jennie Ann, 432 Kaston Tange, Andrea, 392; 708 Katawal, Ubaraj, 493 Kates, Nancy, 693 Katsnelson, Anna, 26 Katzir, Brandon Kyle, 187 Katzir, Lindsay, 187; 366 Kaufman, Mark, 425 Kaufman, Micki, 107; 233; 258 Kaufman, Robert George, 766; 788 Kaup, Monika, 405 Kaur, Rajender, 748 Kavaloski, Laini, 793 Keach, William, 311 Keating, AnaLouise, 153 Keeling, Kara, 490A Keen, Paul W., 360 Keen, Suzanne Parker, 277; 454 Keenaghan, Eric, 11 Keener, Andrew, 283 Keetley, Dawn, 604 Keirstead, Christopher M., 392 Keller, Patricia M., 615 Kelley, heresa Michele, 529 Kelly, Christine, 2; 233 Kelly, Kathleen Coyne, 837 Kelly, Kristin, 722 Kelsey, Penelope M., 568 Kemedjio, Cilas, 205 Kendzior, Sarah, 306 Keniston, Ann, 541; 714 Kennedy, Colleen, 173 Kennedy, Jefery, 334 Kennedy, Meegan, 344 Kennedy, Sean, 148 Kennedy-Epstein, Rowena, 11 Keralis, Spencer, 280 Kerr, Ashley, 159 Kerr, Lucille, 384 Kerschbaum, Stephanie Lynn, 172; 307 Kessler, Molly, 206 Ketz, Victoria Louise, 65 Keyser, Catherine, 8 Khalip, Jacques, 115; 356 Khan, Amir, 652 Khan, Sobia, 407; 493 Khannous, Touria, 685 Kiang, Shun, 436 Kick, Verena, 117 Kidd, David, 252 Kier, Bailey, 509 Kim, Dorothy, 477; 504 Kim, Eunsong Angela, 280 Kim, Heejung, 56 Kim, Jeongoh, 238 Kim Yoon, Keumsil, 314 King, Amy K., 643 King, Rob, 181 Kingsley, Erin Michelle, 543 Kirk, Stephanie Louise, 119; 189 Kirkpatrick, Pamela, 519 Kirlew, Shauna Morgan, 123 Kirtley, Susan E., 222 Kirtz, Jaime Lee, 818 Kisery, Andras, 465

50 962 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Kiuchi, Toru, 56 Kleiman, Irit Ruth, 394 Klein, Lauren, 406; 508 Klein, Scott Warren, 3; 247 Klein, Stacy S., 133 Klein, Ula, 92 Klein, William, 580 Klemm, Amy, 478 Klocke, Sonja, 573 Klosowska, Anna, 394 Knadler, Stephen P., 113 Knapp, Ethan E. H., 435 Knapp, Shoshana Milgram, 44 Kneidel, Gregory, 359 Knight, Kim, 27; 107 Knoppers, Laura L., 51 Knupsky, Aimee, 434 Kociemba, David, 526 Koehler, Jana, 275 Koepnick, Lutz, 503 Koester, Christopher, 51 Koh, Adeline, 689 Kohlert, Frederik Byrn, 741 Koike, Dale, 25 Kolb, Anjuli, 122 Kolb, Jocelyne, 544 Kolb, Laura, 270 Kolb, Martina, 573 Kolkovich, Elizabeth Zeman, 173 Kolodny, Annette, 641 Konstantinou, Lee, 834 Kopec, Andrew, 659 Kopin, Joshua, 125 Kopley, Richard, 376 Kornbluh, Anna, 63; 488 Kornhaber, David, 417 Kortenaar, Neil ten, 150; 550 Koshy, Susan, 834 Kotecki, Kristine, 533A Kovesi, Simon, 547; 708 Kozey, Patrick, 679 Krahn, Albert E., 129 Krajewski, Bruce, 652 Kramnick, Jonathan, 754 Krasner, Rebecca, 99; 211 Krauel, Javier, 32 Krause, James, 789 Krause, Kathy M., 327 Krawczyk, Scott, 676 Krebs, Paula M., 487; 705 Kreilkamp, Ivan, 488 Kreisel, Deanna, 609 Kreitz, Kelley, 780 Kremen-Hicks, Sarah, 586 Kripper, Denise, 775 Krishnan, Madhu, 205 Krouk, Dean, 598 Krueger, Cheryl, 339 Krueger, Kate, 817 Krummel, Miriamne Ara, 512 Kudsieh, Suha, 48 Kuhlman, Martha B., 741 Kuhn, Mary, 517 Kuhn, Virginia, 736 Kuiken, Kir A., 251; 735 Kumar, Akash, 480 Kuminova, Olga, 664 Kunce, Catherine, 154 Kunze, Peter, 248; 429 Kuppers, Petra, 120; 619 Kurnick, David S., 321 Kuskey, Jessica, 575; 660 Kuskin, William, 506 Kuzmanovich, Zoran, 562 Kuzner, James, 33; 533 Kyburz, Bonnie Lenore, 628 Labbie, Erin Felicia, 116 Labov, Jessie M., 639 Lacey, Eric, 468 Lacey, Lauren J., 405 Lackey, Michael, 113 Laferty, T. Mera Moore, 809 La Fountain Stokes, Lawrence M., 501 Lagji, Amanda R. Waugh, 569; 617 LaGreca, Nancy Anne, 89 Laird, Holly A., 822 Laity, Cassandra, 794 Lakof, Jeremy, 68 Lamar Prieto, Covadonga, 121; 558 Lamb, Erin, 427; 565 Lamb, Jonathan P., 283; 333 Lambert, Gregg, 581; 729 Lambert, Josh, 243 Lamm, Kimberly, 101 Lamm, Zachary, 192 Landgraf, Edgar, 229; 798 Landry, Travis, 738 Landy, Joshua, 454 Lang, Felix, 431 Langdon, Lance, 338 Lanser, Susan S., 360; 776 La Parra-Pérez, Pablo, 166 LaPorte, Charles P., 609 Largier, Niklaus E., 534 Lariscy, Nichole, 94 Laroche, Rebecca, 92 Laros, Ted, 397 Larson, Doran, 506 Larson, Holly, 419 Larson, Kerry Charles, 717 Larson, Scott, 175 Larson, Susan, 825 Lau, Kimberly J., 324 Laurence, David, 95 Lauret, Maria L. J., 638 Lauro, Sarah Juliet, 225 Lavery, Joseph, 488 Lavezzo, Kathy M., 116; 707 Lawless, Kate, 563 Lawtoo, Nidesh, 711; 829 Layoun, Mary N., 535 Lazo, Rodrigo, 19 Leader-Picone, Cameron, 163 Leahy, Chad, 156 Leahy, Elise C., Jr., 193; 289 Lears, Jackson, 804 LeBlanc, Jim, 242 Lecourt, Sebastian, 609 Ledbetter, Kathryn R., 610 Ledesma, Eduardo, 723 Ledford-Miller, Linda, 260 Lee, Ana Paulina, 72; 98 Lee, Charlotte, 536; 798 Lee, Fiona, 12; 224 Lee, J. C., 170 Lee, Jerry, 412 Lee, Jonathan Rey, 273 Lee, Judith Yaross, 507 Lee, Julia, 110 Lee, Maurice Sherwood, 408 Leeming, Ben, 490 Lehman, Meredith, 234 Lehman, Sara L., 452 Lehnen, Leila Maria, 38; 370 Leibsohn, Dana, 452 Lellock, Jasmine, 53; 364 Leman, Peter, 839 Lemberg, Jennifer, 793 LeMenager, Stephanie, 650 Lennon, Brian, 195 Leo, Russ, 756 León, Christina, 68; 799 Leonard, Keith D., 387 Leonard, Miriam, 513 Leone, Angela, 274 Leong, Andrew Way, 612 Leong, Michael, 614 Leow, Joanne, 199; 224 Leriche, Françoise, 544 Lesh, Charles, 249 Lesjak, Carolyn, 488 Lesley, Naomi, 137 Leuner, Kirstyn, 522 Levander, Caroline Field, 506 Leverage, Paula E., 290; 636 Levine, Caroline E., 488 Levine, Glenn, 422 Levine, Robert S., 19; 375 Levine, Suzanne Jill, 384 Levinson, Brett, 739 Levinson, Marjorie, 595 Levinson, Meira, 137 Levitan, Seymour, 366 Levy, Lital, 417 Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer, 174

51 130.4 ] Program Participants 963 Lewellyn Schlegel, Kisha, 24 Lewis, Abram, 687 Lewis, Franklin, 97 Lewis, Jayne Elizabeth, 161; 360 Lewis, Paul, 376 Lewis, habiti, 743 Lezra, Jacques, 33; 323 Li, Dian, 145 Li, Jinying, 818 Li, Stephanie S., 163 Librandi Rocha, Marilia, 165 Licastro, Amanda, 23 Lieber, Emma, 31 Lifshey, Adam, 259 Lilley, James D., 46; 331 Lilly, Tony, 621 Lim, Jeehyun, 380 Liming, Sheila, 806 Lindfors, Bernth, 745 Lindstrom, Naomi, 226 Linett, Maren T., 451 Lipke, Amy, 570 Lipovetsky, Mark N., 84 Lippman, Rebecca A., 165; 306 Lipscomb, Valerie Barnes, 427 Lipton, Emma E., 6 Lisabeth, Laura, 54 Lison, Andrew, 674 Litvak, Joseph, 13 Lloyd, David C., 40; 761 Lloyd, Jens, 586 Loan, Jason, 736 Lobdell, Nicole, 660 Lock, Cory, 661 Lockwood, J. Samaine, 74 Loefelholz, Mary, 517 Loewenstein, David, 174 Logan, Katie, 644 Long, Kathleen P., 70 Long, Pamela H., 452 Long, Sheri Spaine, 221 Long, homas Lawrence, 785 Looby, Christopher, 817 Looney, Dennis, 472 Looser, Devoney, 548 Lootens, Tricia A., 132 Lopenzina, Drew, 87 Lopez, Marissa K., 153; 223 Lordi, Emily, 551 Lorenzino, Gerardo Augusto, 380 Losada-Montero, Jose, 281 Losh, Elizabeth Mathews, 222 Lottman, Maryrica Ortiz, 350 Love, Heather K., 21; 687 Lowe, John Wharton, 429; 496 Lowe, Lisa, 335; 365 Loy, Eric, 522 Lozier, Sarah, 801 Lubey, Kathleen M., 62 Lubin, Alex, 210 Lubin, Joan, 807 Lucey, Michael, 449 Luciano, Dana, 482; 687 Ludington, Zachary, 269 Lugo-Ortiz, Agnes Ivelisse, 486 Lukes, Heather, 464 Lummus, David, 326 Luna, Kenneth, 192 Lundin, Roger W., 197 Lupfer, Eric, 233 Lupke, Christopher M., 145; 764 Lupton, Julia Reinhard, 533 Lurie, Peter, 479 Lussier, Mark Stephen, 481 Luttrell, Eric, 194 Lützeler, Paul Michael, 381 Luxon, homas H., 131 Lvov, Vasily, 530; 538 Lynch, Deidre Shauna, 241; 647 Lynn, homas Jay, 745 Lyons, Laura Elizabeth, 224; 839 Ma, Shaoling, 199 Macadar, Marquesa, 231 MacDonald, Ian, 60; 543 MacDonald, Leanne, 477 MacDonald, Lunden Eschelle, 680 MacDuie, Allen, 436; 820 Macero, Melissa, 736A Machado, Robert R., 195 Machosky, Brenda, 633 Maciak, Phillip, 143 MacInnes, Ian F., 18 Mack, Ruth, 754 MacKay, Ellen, 333; 533 MacKenzie, Scott R., 16; 436 Mackie, Erin Skye, 101; 383 Mackie, Gregory, 398 Maclachlan, John, 47 MacPhail, Eric, 681 MacPhee, Graham, 277; 357 Macpherson, Sandra, 63; 754 Maddox IV, John, 769 Madrid, Arturo, 500 Madsen, Kelsey, 100 Magnanini, Suzanne Marie, 599 Magnet, Alec, 772 Maguire, Emily, 816 Magyarody, Katherine, 324 Mahdavi Zadeh, Mojgan, 530 Mahler, Anne Garland, 569 Mahoney, Kristin, 398 Maier, Carol S., 838 Mailhe, Alexandrine, 596; 796 Mailloux, Steven, 185 Maisier, Véronique C., 99; 555 Maisto, Maria, 41; 439 Majumder, Auritro, 287 Mak, Bonnie, 23 Makdisi, Saree, 119 Malaguti, Andrea, 271 Malay, Jessica, 672 Malka, Ruth, 231 Malkin, Shira, 642 Malkovich, Amberyl, 52 Malley, Suzanne, 54; 341 Mallios, Peter, 397; 826 Maloney, Edward J., 480 Maloney, Kathleen, 170 Mance, Ajuan, 784 Mandell, Laura C., 258; 767 Manfredi, Carla, 456 Manfredi, Paul, 764 Manganaro, Anthony, 178 Mangrum, Benjamin, 386 Mangrum, Kya, 130 Mangum, Teresa, 315; 395 Mann, Barbara, 490A Mann, Joshua, 217 Manning, Brandon, 169; 725 Manning, Peter J., 36 Mannon, Bethany, 725 Mannon, Ethan, 267 Mansouri, Leila, 124; 826 Mao, Douglas, 247 Mao, LuMing, 648 Marangoni, Kristen L., 761 Marcoline, Anne, 151 Marcus, Ginger, 73 Marcus, Millicent Joy, 792 Margini, Matthew, 436 Margolis, Stacey G., 432 Marini-Maio, Nicoletta, 271; 515 Mark, Rebecca, 496; 831 Markey, Gillan, 341 Markley, Robert, 579 Marley Latham, Mary, 585 Marrero-Fente, Raul, 86 Marriott, David, 730 Marroquín, Jaime, 762 Marrs, Cody, 607 Marsh, Emily, 630 Marshall, Kate, 782 Marshall, Nancy Rose, 622 Martín, Adrienne L., 302; 403 Martin, Amy Marie, 186

52 964 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Martín, Annabel, 104 Martin, Meredith, 668 Martin, William, 525 Martinek, Jason, 237 Martinez, Glenn, 532 Martinez-Fernandez, Adriana, 430 Martinez-Gil, Fernando, 244 Martinez-Ibarra, Francisco, 244 Martinez-Quiroga, Pilar, 430 Martinez San Miguel, Yolanda M., 716 Martini Paula, Rodrigo, 732 Marx, John, 388; 751 Marx-Scouras, Danielle, 37 Mascarenhas, Kiran, 412 Masmoudi, Ikram, 658 Mason, Derritt, 39 Masor, Alyssa, 28 Massé, Michelle A., 296; 688 Massie, Courtney, 596 Massino, Megan, 195 Masson, Catherine, 642 Matar, Nabil I., 48; 731 Matheis, Eric T., 679 Mathes, Carter A., 255; 823 Matos, Angel, 543 Mattavelli, Sara, 339 Matteson, John, 556 Matthews, John T., 385 Mattingly, Emily, 427 Matz, Jesse E., 247 Matz, Robert I., 484 Mauro, Aaron, 411 Maxey, Karin, 337 Maxim, Hiram H., 377; 422 Maxwell, William J., 10 Mayhew, Jonathan, 690 Mazanec, homas, 34 Mazella, David Samuel, 347 Mazur, Amanda, 520 McAlister, Sean, 408 McAuley, Kyle, 91 McAvoy, David, 173 McCarthy, Jack, 709 McCleary, Keith, 222 McClennen, Sophia A., 581; 832 McConnell, Anne, 775 McCormick, Stacie, 130 McCormick, Stephen Patrick, 438; 473 McCracken, Chad, 76 McCracken, Ellen, 207 McCracken, Peggy Sue, 707; 760 McCrimmon, Miles, 419 McCullough, Mary E., 183; 276 McCune, Jefrey, 171 McDaniel, Shawn, 455 McDonald, Christie A., 40 McDonald, Ronan Daniel, 637 McDonald, Russ, 591 McDonough, Kelly S., 646; 691 McDowell, Deborah, 682 McEleney, Corey, 68 McEnaney, Tom, 449 McEntee, Jason T., 722 McEwan, Eileen, 380 McFadden, Cybelle H., 79 McGill, Meredith L., 408; 717 McGinn, Emily, 780 McGinnis, Eileen, 425 McGrane, Laura E., 322 McGrath, Brian, 47 McGrath, Derek, 222 McGregor, Hannah, 212 McGuire, Valerie, 382 McGurl, Mark, 782 McHale, Brian Geofrey, 746 McInnis, Jarvis, 20 McIntyre, Anthony P., 721 McKelvey, Chelsea, 621 McKenzie, Laura, 655 McKusick, James C., 481 McLaughlin, Don James, 172 McLaughlin, Stephen, 136 McLean-Fiander, Kimberley R. D., 411 McManus, Anne- Marie, 208 McManus, Ellen, 252 McNulty, Tracy, 590 McQuillen, Colleen, 84 McRae, Calista, 106; 129 McReynolds, Susan, 582 McRuer, Robert, 120 McWhirter, David, 300 Mehr, Mihaela, 833 Mehta, Rijuta, 456; 677 Meier, Samantha, 125 Meier, William, 237 Meixner, Sebastian, 640 Melillo, John, 744 Melin, Charlotte Ann, 339 Melnikof, Kirk, 389 Mendes, Gabriel, 730 Méndez, Mariela, 26 Mendoza, Louis, 710 Mendoza, Victor Roman, 449A Mendoza de Jesús, Ronald, 323 Meneses, Juan, 202 Menon, Madhavi, 774 Menon, Sheela Jane, 12 Mentz, Steven Roger, 402; 650 Menzer, Paul, 228 Mercado Díaz, Mario, 261 Mercer, Leigh, 666 Merediz, Eyda M., 716 Merish, Lori A., 82 Mesle, Sarah, 608 Messer-Davidow, Ellen, 395 Meutzner, Moritz W., 534 Meyer, Craig A., 338; 570 Meyer, Miriah, 406 Meyer, Steven J., 162 Meyers, Helene, 526; 688 Meyers, Penelope, 62; 821 Meyertholen, Andrea, 485 Michaels, Walter Benn, 834 Michaelson, Patricia Howell, 472 Michie, Helena, 176 Mickelson, Nate, 83 Mielke, Laura Lynn, 332 Mieszkowski, Jan, 76; 624 Migliaccio, Cristina, 412; 708 Mignot, Charles, 244 Mike, Gracemarie, 54 Milambiling, Joyce, 577 Millar, Lanie, 351; 569 Millar Usiskin, Jana, 363 Miller, Anne- Hélène M., 394 Miller, Ben, 47 Miller, Jefrey, 671 Miller, Joshua Leon, 551 Miller, Matthew D., 639 Miller, Matthew homas, 606 Miller, Monica, 725 Miller, Stephen, 34 Miller, Stephen John, 773 Miller, Susan, 95 Miller, W. Jason, 561 Miller, William, 179 Milleret, Margo, 260 Millspaugh, Scott, 480 Milstein, Dana, 245 Minich, Julie, 21; 673 Minonne, Francesca, 497 Misemer, Leah, 125 Mishra, Pramod K., 91; 683 Miskin, Lauren, 383; 610 Mitchell, Allan, 594 Mitchell, David, 120 Mitchell, Dianne, 212

53 130.4 ] Program Participants 965 Mitchell, Koritha, 59 Mitchell, Nick, 803 Mitchell, Rebecca N., 578 Mitchell, W. J. T., 677 Miyasaki, June, 4; 58; 289; 514 Mlekoday, Michael, 509 Modesto, Filippa, 227 Mohammad, Yasemin, 498 Molin, Peter, 658 Monacell, Peter, 611 Mondelli, Peter, 114 Mondello, Kaitlin, 436 Monica, Lizabel, 816 Monserrati, Michele, 410 Montaldo, Graciela, 539 Moody, Sarah, 89 Mookerjea-Leonard, Debali, 683 Moon, Michael D., 46 Moore, Alexandra S., 282 Moore, Cornelius, 743 Moore, George, 359 Moore, John Kitchen, 156 Moore, Melina, 220 Moore, Rebecca, 758 Moore, Sean D., 637 Mor, Liron, 677 Morales, Joseph, 42; 358 Moraru, Christian, 245 More, Anna H., 189; 452 Moreiras-Menor, Cristina, 475 Moreno-Caballud, Luis, 166 Morgan, Kelli, 130 Morgan, Leslie Zarker, 473 Morgan, Luke, 275 Morgan, Paige, 767 Morgan-Zayachek, Eileen, 516 Morin, Sylvia Veronica, 558 Morra, Irene M., 219 Morris, Adam, 401 Morrison, Carol, 813 Morrison, Elise, 293 Morrison, Susan Signe, 620 Morris von Luczenbacher, Julia, 276 Morse, Daniel, 600 Morse, Heidi, 784 Moses, Michael Valdez, 247 Motlagh, Amy, 97 Mudditt, Alison, 592 Mueller, Alex, 512; 819 Muti, Aamir R., 320; 404 Muti, Nasser, 488 Muholi, Zaneli, 371 Mujica, Barbara Louise, 61; 576 Mukherjee, Ankhi, 20; 662 Mukherjee, Sri, 617 Mulholland, James, 750 Mullaney, Clare, 172 Mullaney, Steven, 465 Mullen, Bill V., 210; 458 Mulliken, Jasmine, 242 Mulrooney, Jonathan D., 36 Munro, Brenna M., 371 Munro, Lucy, 389 Murin, Ira S., 840 Murin, Ross C., 126 Murillo, Edwin, 645 Murison, Justine S., 331 Murphy, Gretchen, 82 Murphy, Melissa, 25 Murray, Molly, 131; 270 Murthy, Pashmina, 163 Mushabac, Jane, 231 Mustazza, Chris, 136 Muth, Katie, 746 Mutter, Matthew, 88 Muyumba, Walton, 55 Myers, Kate, 53 Myers, Shaundra, 171 Myklebust, Nicholas, 218; 554 Nabers, Deak, 349 Nachumi, Nora, 548 Nack Ngue, Julie C., 372 Nadel, Ira, 127 Naimou, Angela, 277 Nair, Supriya M., 533A Najjar Merriman, Rima, 210 Nakachi, Sachi, 56 Nakley, Susan M., 71 Nalbone, Lisa, 773 Nanquette, Laetitia, 97 Naqvi, Fatima F., 674 Narayanamurti, Krishna, 170 Nardizzi, Vin, 18 Naruse, Cheryl Narumi, 224 Nasser, Aisha, 77 Natale, Giuseppe, 497 Neacsu, Elena, 61 Neal, Mark Anthony, 464 Nealon, Christopher, 46 Nealon, Jefrey T., 581 Neary, Janet, 214 Neely, Elizabeth, 809 Negra, Diane, 721 Nekrasova, Inna, 530 Nel, Philip, 297; 489 Nelson, Cary, 14; 265 Nemirof, James, 187 Nesbitt, William C., 688 Neuman, Justin, 52; 407 New, Elisa, 22; 506 Newcomb, Robert Patrick, 157; 462 Newield, Christopher John, 634; 803 Newman, Adam, 325 Newman, Andrew, 641 Newman, Jane Ogden, 534 Newman, Lance, 272 Newmark, Julianne, 829 Nguyen, Catherine H., 381 Nichols, Ashton, 529 Nichols, Jennifer, 233; 676 Nichols, Stephen G., 310 Nichols, William, 4; 58; 825 Nielsen, Aldon Lynn, 255; 387 Nieto-Cuebas, Glenda Y., 61 Nieves, Angel David, 280; 689 Nijdam, Elizabeth, 222 Nikolopoulou, Asimina Ino, 303 Nilges, Mathias, 139 Nir, Oded, 563 Nishikawa, Kinohi, 171; 349 Nixon, Mark, 761 Noble, Mark, 541 Noel, T. Urayoán, 387 Nogar, Anna Maria, 153; 393 Nohrnberg, James Carson, 671 Nolan, Mike, 787 Nolte, Elizabeth, 209 Noodin, Margaret A., 472; 584 North, Marcy L., 783 Novak, Daniel Akiva, 456 Nudelman, Franny, 256 Nunes, Charlotte, 460; 709 Nunn, Erich, 292 Nunn, Mary, 663 Oberhelman, David, 678 Obourn, Megan Lindsay, 325 O Briain, Katarina, 179 O Callaghan, Tamara, 310 Ochoa, Marcia, 449A O Connor, Laura, 637 O Dair, Sharon, 102; 708 O Donnell, Daniel, 215 Oesmann, Astrid, 766 O Farrell, Mary Ann, 499; 548 O Keefe Bazzoni, Jana, 833 Oksman, Tahneer, 137 Olay, Csaba, 235 Oldham, Tatem, 308 Oldman, Ruth, 478

54 966 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Oldmixon, Katherine Durham, 620 O Leary, Philip homas, 557 Olguín, Ben V., 736A Olive, Jennifer, 47 Oliveira-Monte, Emanuelle K. F., 38; 769 Oliver, Susan, 470; 529 O Loughlin, Liam, 790 Olsen, Lee, 796 Olson, Judy, 832 O Malley, Austin, 606 O Malley, Patrick R., 516 O Malley, Seamus, 516 O Malley, Susan G., 352; 657 Oman, Patricia, 191 O Neil, Joseph D., 536 O Neill, Edward, 245 O Neill, Kimberly, 643 O Neill, Rosemary, 435 Onorato, Mary, 108 Ontiveros, Randy, 611 Opel, Dawn, 763; 806 Opoku-Agyemang, Kwabena, 779 Oppermann, Serpil, 402; 650 Orlando, Emily J., 67 Orlando, Valérie K., 183; 685 Orlemanski, Julie, 707; 786 Orlin, Lena Cowen, 591 Orr, Meital, 28 Orr, Stanley D., 74 Ortega, Elika, 400A; 734 Ortega, Julio C., 30; 396 Oruc, Firat, 431 Osborne, Monica, 148 Osinubi, Taiwo Adetunji, 731 Osman, Wazhmah, 601 Oster, Sharon B., 608 O Sullivan, James, 767 Otaño Gracia, Nahir, 236 Outterson-Murphy, Sarah, 720 Owen, Brian, 1 Owens, Imani, 20 Oyler, Elizabeth, 6 Pace, Joel Frederic, 126 Paddock, Mary M., 706 Padilla, Yajaira M., 747 Padilla, Yolanda, 153 Paesani, Kate, 221 Pailer, Gaby H., 278 Palma, Pina, 326 Palmer, Beverly, 154 Palmer, David, 334 Palmer, Landon, 399 Palmeri, Frank A., 421 Palof, Benjamin, 525 Palou García, Pedro Ángel, 81; 167 Palumbo-Liu, David, 414; 535; 832 Pan, David, 826 Panagia, Davide, 263 Panaite, Oana, 636 Panko, Julia, 780 Pao, Lea, 418; 795 Paproth, Matthew, 47 Parekh, Surya, 572 Parente, James A., 534 Park, Josephine, 254 Park, Saein, 513 Park, Stephen, 643 Park, Sunghyun, 409 Parker, Andrew C., 40 Parker, homas, 182 Parks, Cecily, 11 Parr, Nora, 757 Parra-Pirela, Carlos Hugo, 187 Parrish, Melissa, 349 Parrott, Jennifer M., 47 Partyka, Jaclyn, 771 Pascual-Argente, Clara, 369 Paslawski, Megan, 709 Passmore, Ashley A., 187; 284 Past, Elena Margarita, 792 Pasternak, Donna L., 335 Patterson, Cynthia, 8 Patterson, Sarah Lynn, 17 Patterson, Yolanda Astarita, 585 Patton, Venetria Kirsten, 60; 123 Paul, Drew, 431 Pauszek, Jessica, 249 Paxton, Nancy L., 264 Payson, Christine, 413 Pearson, Erin, 376; 810 Pearson, Lynn, 25 Pearson, Nels C., 435 Pease, Donald E., 216; 804 Pedretti, Mark, 198 Peebles, Stacey L., 658 Pelot-Hobbs, Lydia, 466 Penrose, Mehl, 89 Pereira-Muro, Carmen, 537 Perera, Sonali A., 510 Pérez, Annemarie, 280; 689 Pérez, Ashley, 39; 799 Pérez, Jorge P., 104 Pérez, Roy, 68; 799 Perlof, Marjorie Gabrielle, 241; 564; 623 Perlow, Seth, 614 Perreira, Christopher, 466 Perrone, Charles A., 260 Perry, Imani, 826 Perry, Nandra, 621 Perry, Seamus, 713 Perryman-Clark, Staci, 185 Peters, Carl, 665 Peters, John G., 277 Petersen, Emily, 580 Peterson, Nancy J., 426 Peterson, Shane, 377 Peterson, Trace, 220 Petrino, Elizabeth, 83 Petrino, Lauren, 672 Petrulionis, Sandy, 272 Pfeifer, Peter C., 135; 422 Phan, Hoang, 214; 397 Phegley, Jennifer J., 664 Pheifer Noble, Brittany, 336 Phelan, James, 357 Phillippy, Patricia, 672 Phillips, Wyatt, 181 Phillips Quintanilla, Payton, 65; 490 Phillis, Jen, 563 Phruksachart, Melissa, 611 Piano, Doreen M., 341 Picherit, Elizabeth, 673 Picken, Cassidy, 715 Pickens, herí Alyce, 358 Pierce, Marc, 380 Pietras, Brian, 783 Pillière, Linda, 554 Pilsch, Andrew, 23 Pinion, Kenneth T., 545 Pinto, Samantha, 703 Piper, Andrew, 647 Pischedda, Pier, 314 Pivetti, Kyle, 90 Pizzino, Christopher, 318; 494 Platt, Jonathan Brooks, 84 Platt, Kevin M. F., 418 Plumer, Danielle Cunnif, 233 Polachek, Dora E., 70 Polchow, Shannon M., 157 Polish, Jennifer, 521 Polit-Dueñas, Gabriela, 30 Pollack, John H., 704 Ponichtera, Sarah, 28 Ponti, Martin, 261 Pooler, Mhairi, 300 Popescu, Monica, 827 Port, Cynthia R., 776 Porter, Dahlia J., 126 Porzak, Simon, 164 Posmentier, Sonya, 387 Potkay, Adam S., 417 Potolsky, Matthew, 495 Potter, Terrence, 577 Potts, Donna, 296 Pouzet-Duzer, Virginie, 234 Powell, Daniel, 1; 386; 540 Powers, Holiday, 208 Prager, Debra Nanette, 768 Pratt, Aaron T., 147 Pratt, Mary Louise, 638

55 130.4 ] Program Participants 967 Prelinger, Rick, 709 Prescott, Tara, 461 Preston, Carrie J., 247 Price, Joshua, 366 Price, Matthew, 649 Price, Rachel, 539 Prichard, Laura, 732 Prickett, Stephen, 197 Prigozhin, Aleksandr, 321 Prins, Yopie, 320 Prizel, Natalie, 511 Probes, Christine M., 587 Proehl, Kristen, 345 Propper, Tara, 722 Proulx, François, 544 Provost, Jeanne L., 839 Pryor, Jaclyn, 601 Putterman, Kari, 565 Pyle, Forest, 115; 572 Quayson, Ato, 150; 241; 510 Quinn, Mary B., 350 Quitslund, Beth, 420 Rabaté, Jean-Michel, 590 Raber, Karen L., 18 Rabinowitz, Peter J., 776 Radway, Janice A., 75 Rafael, Vicente, 404 Rafa, Guy P., 480; 726 Rahimieh, Nasrin, 97 Rahman, Shazia, 211 Rahr, Alexandra, 102; 217 Raizen, Michal, 142 Rajakumar, Mohanalakshmi, 781 Rajan, Tilottama, 196 Rajca, Andrew C., 550 Rak, Julie, 148; 504 Raley, Rita, 263; 734 Ramakrishnan, Mahadevi, 213 Rambsy, Howard, 583 Rambuss, Richard, 13 Ramirez, Charles, 170 Ramos, Iván A., 223 Ramos, Juan, 645 Ramsey, Mary K., 308; 484; 837 Randall, D Arcy, 633 Rangelova, Radost, 261 Rao, Eleonora, 295; 797 Raphael, Rebecca, 44 Raphel, Adrienne, 506 Rapson, Jessica, 490A Rasmussen, Eric, 147 Rastegar, Kamran, 97; 653 Rastogi, Pallavi, 728 Rauch, Alan, 491 Rawson, Katie, 767 Ray, Sangeeta, 388 RayAlexander, Christopher, 494 Raybin, David, 669 Raz, Adi, 289 Razuvajeva, Olga, 48 Reardon, Kristina, 10 Reckson, Lindsay, 608; 836 Reddy, Chandan, 449A Redield, Marc, 251 Redman, Timothy Paul, 190 Redmann, Jennifer, 221 Redvers-Mutton, Gaynor, 491 Reed, Anthony, 255; 320 Reed, Brian M., 795 Reed, Conor Tomás, 743 Rees, Gary, 617 Reese, Samuel, 495 Reeser, Todd W., 394; 667 Regier, Alexander, 240 Rehill, Annie, 353 Rei-Doval, Gabriel, 204 Reilly, Cate, 31 Renck, Anneliese Pollock, 770 Rendeiro, John, 149 Renga, Dana E., 792 Rennie, Nicholas A., 485 Reno, Seth, 434 Repinecz, Martin, 86 Restrepo, Luis Fernando, 641 Restuccia, Frances L., 590 Retman, Sonnet, 464 Reynaud, Patricia, 276 Rezek, Joseph, 180 Rhodes, Jacqueline R., 138; 338 Rhodes, Kimmie, 66 Rhody, Jason, 233; 319 Rhody, Lisa Marie, 258; 508 Riaz, Amber, 728 Richards, Eliza, 684; 717 Richards, Jill, 457 Richardson, Alan, 194 Richardson, Ben, 139 Richardson, Riché D., 682 Richetti, John J., 43 Richman, Kathy, 642 Richmond-Garza, Elizabeth, 593 Ricke, Joseph, 620 Ricks, Christopher, 713 Rico, Amanda, 60 Rigby, Brandon, 204 Rios, Alicia B., 159; 266 Rios Avila, Ruben, 501 Rippeon, Andrew, 285 Rippey, heodore Franks, 293 Riquelme, John Paul, 239; 294 Risam, Roopika, 188; 649 Risling Baldy, Cutcha, 549 Risso, Roberto, 382 Rivera, John-Michael, 661; 710 Rivera-Servera, Ramón H., 274 Rivers, William, 450 Rives, Rochelle, 101 Rivett, Sarah, 704 Rivlin, Elizabeth, 90 Robbins, Bruce W., 349 Robbins, Jill, 134 Roberson, Susan Louise, 629 Robert, Yann, 631 Roberts, Christina A., 395 Roberts-Miller, Patricia, 138 Robinson, Terry F., 16 Robles, José Francisco, 328 Rocha, Fernando, 38 Rodensky, Lisa A., 713 Rodrigues, Elizabeth, 556 Rodríguez, Ana Patricia, 643; 747 Rodriguez, Ralph Edward, 500 Rodríguez, Richard T., 274; 710 Rodriguez Fielder, Elizabeth, 292; 831 Rodríguez García, José M., 524 Rodríguez Rodríguez, Ana M., 156 Rodríguez-Ulloa, Olga, 777 Rodríguez-Velasco, Jesús, 679 Roemer, Kenneth Morrison, 426 Roesch, Karen, 737 Rogers, Gayle, 105; 551 Rogers, Juliette M., 642 Rogers, Katina, 233 Roggenkamp, Karen, 8 Rojas, Carlos, 340 Rokem, Na ama, 79A; 343 Román, David, 545 Romero, Channette, 98 Romero, Eugenia R., 537 Romero, Mercy, 801 Romero, Reynaldo, 231 Roof, Judith A., 474 Ropp, Sarah, 275; 528 Rosa, Luis Othoniel, 455 Rosen, David, 664 Rosen, Rebecca, 810 Rosen, Russell, 471; 605 Rosenberg, Jessica, 18 Rosenberg, Joseph Elkanah, 759 Rosenberg, Roberta, 253; 793 Rosenblum, Brian, 406 Rosenthall, Karen, 659 Ross, Kristin, 560 Ross, Shawna, 463

56 968 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Roth, Zoe, 243 Rothermel, Dennis, 527 Roumani, Judith, 231 Roundtree, Aimee, 580 Rouzer, Paul, 34 Rovee, Christopher, 788 Rowan, Jonathan, 562 Rowe, Katherine A., 592 Rowe, Samuel, 715 Roylance, Patricia J., 780 Royster, Francesca herese, 703 Royston, Jennifer, 173 Rubio, Fernando, 680 Rubio-Pueyo, Vicente, 166 Ruddick, Lisa C., 504 Rudnytsky, Peter L., 531; 588 Rueda, María, 30; 384 Rueschmann, Eva, 633 Ruino Valente, Rita M., 351 Ruiz, Ariana, 428 Rummell, Kathryn, 484 Rumsey, David, 450 Runge, Laura L., 579; 722 Rush, Elizabeth, 317 Russell, Saralyn, 619 Russett, Margaret E., 36; 470 Russo, Elena, 597 Rust, Jennifer R., 33 Rust, Marion Leeson, 82 Ruszczycky, Steven, 62 Ruth, Jennifer, 705 Rutler, Tracy, 305; 372 Rutter, Samuel, 723 Ryan, Colleen M., 73; 339 Ryan, Susan M., 748 Rybak, Chuck, 736 Rzepka, Charles Julian, 160 Saad Shamim, Muhammad, 406 Sabau, Ana, 686 Sabo, Oana, 373 Sachs, Jonathan, 196; 469 Sacks, Jefrey, 653; 757 Sadr, Amin Azad, 606 Safran, Gabriella, 814 Saguisag, Lara, 125 Sahakian, Emily, 213 Saint-Amand, Pierre N., 305 Sakai, Naoki, 731 Salah, Trish, 220 Salgado, César A., 230; 816 Salles-Reese, Veronica A., 716 Salmon, Richard, 383 Salter, Anastasia, 75 Salvaggio, Ruth, 267 Samalin, Zachary, 93 Sammond, Nicholas, 181 Sampedro, Benita, 86; 259 Sample, Joe, 421 Sample, Mark, 107; 734 Samuels, Ellen, 21; 619 Samuels, Robert, 7; 298 Sanborn, Geofrey, 216 Sanchez, Melissa E., 756 Sanchez, Rebecca, 172 Sanchez, Rosaura, 391 Sanchez Moreiras, Miriam, 204 Sanchez Prado, Ignacio, 63; 397 Sanders, Joe Sutlif, 222 Sanders, Scott M., 597 Sandilands, Catriona, 402 Sandler, Matt, 311 Sandoval, Neri, 665 Sangwand, T-Kay, 258 Sanok, Catherine, 71 Santamarina, Xiomara, 82 Santesso, Aaron, 664 Santiáñez, Nil, 475 Santoro, Miléna, 37 Santos, Kathryn Vomero, 5; 775 Sapp, Robert, 140 Saramago Padua, Victoria, 789 Sarkar, Debapriya, 392; 505 Sarkar, Sreyoshi, 728 Sarker, Sonita, 382 Sarnelli, Laura, 303 Sassón-Henry, Perla B., 723 Saussy, C. P. Haun, 320; 612 Savarese, John, 161; 469 Savoia, Francesca Luigia, 726 Savoy, Roy, 80 Sayers, Jentery, 1; 280; 508 Saylor, Sara, 652 Sayre, Gordon Mitchell, 752 Schaap Williams, Katherine, 325 Schaberg, Christopher, 102 Schaberg, David Copley, 592 Schachter, Allison, 343; 417 Schafer, Talia C., 511 Schalk, Sami, 21 Schaub, Joseph Christopher, 483 Scheible, Ellen M., 242 Scheiner, Corinne Laura, 111 Schell, Jennifer H., 604 Scherzinger, Karen, 300 Schif, Randy P., 470; 707 Schilleman, Matthew, 250 Schlehofer, Deirdre, 471; 605 Schlund-Vials, Cathy J., 365 Schmidt, Tyler T., 709 Schneider, Bethany, 46 Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew, 402 Schnepf, Jennifer, 817 Schoenbach, Lisi M., 751 Schoenfeldt, Michael Carl, 308 Scholnick, Robert J., 688 Schrag, Adam T., 355 Schreiber-Byers, Elizabeth, 69 Schreier, Benjamin, 284 Schroeder, Jonathan, 216 Schrof, Alysa, 328 Schuchard, W. Ronald, 291 Schueller, Malini Johar, 210 Schuldiner, Michael, 322 Schultz, Jane E., 607 Schultz, Kathy Lou, 269 Schur, David, 652 Schuster, Joshua, 575 Schuwey, Christophe, 415 Schwab, Gabriele M., 729 Schwam-Baird, Shira, 473 Schwartz, Marcy Ellen, 384; 723 Schwarz, Henry, 287 Schwarzkopf, Philippa, 411 Schweik, Susan, 21 Schweitzer, Ivy, 253 Schwenger, Peter T., 598 Sciortino, Cassandra, 813 Scranton, Roy, 349; 658 Scullion, Rosemarie, 555 Seaman, Myra, 594 Searls, James, 605 Seglie, AnaMaria, 753 Segnini, Elisa, 497 Seibert, Salita, 657 Seiler, Claire, 349 Seitler, Dana, 362 Seitz, James E., 688 Selinger, Vyjayanthi, 301 Selisker, Scott, 433 Sell, Sean, 497 Senchyne, Jonathan, 568 Sendra Ferrer, Olga, 615 Senier, Siobhan, 689

57 130.4 ] Program Participants 969 Serlin, David, 21 Serpas, Martha R., 102 Serrano, Nhora Lucia, 421 Servitje, Lorenzo, 344 Setka, Stella, 608 Severs, Jefrey, 746 Seybold, Matt, 507; 625 Seymour, Nicole, 509 Shackleford, Patrice, 80 Shammas, Anton, 535 Shandley, Robert Ryle, 111 Shankar, Subramanian, 144; 683 Shannon, homas F., 152; 314 Shapland, Jenn, 191 Sharma, Alpana, 163 Sharpe, Jenny, 533A; 572 Sharpley-Whiting, Tracy Denean, 561 Shaw, Lytle, 744 Sheehi, Stephen, 757 Shelden, Ashley, 13; 774 Shepard, Laurie, 599 Shepherdson, Charles, 590 Sheramy, Rona, 364 Sherman, Ian, 3; 95 Sherman, Stuart, 469 Sherwood, Kenneth W., 136 Shevlin, Eleanor F., 578 Shichtman, Martin B., 708; 837 Shields, Juliet, 161 Shin, Boram, 814 Shingavi, Snehal, 12 Shockley, Evie, 635; 823 Shoemaker, Steven H., 190 Shohat, Ella, 805 Shonkwiler, Alison, 298; 467 Shoop, Casey, 256 Shoulson, Jefrey Spencer, 243 Shreiber, Maeera Yafa, 793 Shringarpure, Bhakti, 352 Shughart, Rusty, 80 Shumway, Nicolas, 134; 337 Sibara, J. C., 673 Sibilak, Carolin, 766 Sickmann Han, Carrie, 248 Sidhu, Nicole Nolan, 177 Sieber, Patricia A., 731 Siemens, Lynne, 1 Siemens, Raymond G., 1; 420; 678 Siemerling, Winfried, 96 Siemon, James R., 389 Sierra Matute, Victor, 369 Sifuentes-Jauregui, Ben, 730 Silberman, Marc David, 811 Silk, Emily, 506 Sillin, Sarah, 345; 543 Silot Bravo, Eva, 816 Silva, Cristobal S., 103; 785 Silverman, Netanel, 187 Silverstein, Stephen, 486 Simeone, Michael, 763 Simmons, Aishah Shahidah, 75 Simon, Robert, 157; 542 Simonini, Carla, 379 Simons, Janet, 411 Simpson, Anna-Claire, 758 Singh, Amritjit, 113 Sinha, Suvadip, 211 Sinno, Nadine, 77 Sinowitz, Michael Leigh, 160; 772 Siraganian, Lisa, 329; 546 Sitar, James, 840 Sitaridou, Ioanna, 244 Sivils, Matthew W., 604 Sjåstad, Øystein, 598 Sjølyst-Jackson, Peter, 830 Skallerup Bessette, Lee, 439 Skeehan, Danielle, 610 Skibsrud, Johanna, 744 Skinner, Lee Joan, 686 Skolnik, Jonathan S., 513 Slagle, Krista, 353 Slaughter, Joseph R., 510; 533A Slauter, Will, 45 Slugan, Mario, 749 Smalls, Shanté Paradigm, 400 Smethurst, James Edward, 583 Smith, Alan E., 396; 690 Smith, Alexandra, 15 Smith, Bobby Earl, 66 Smith, Caleb, 751 Smith, Christian, 656 Smith, Dale, 346 Smith, Derik, 304 Smith, Eric, 154 Smith, John H., 35; 798 Smith, Jon, 385 Smith, Lindsey, 99 Smith, Martha Nell, 66; 619 Smith, Maya Angela, 835 Smith, Michael A., 275 Smith, Nigel S., 131 Smith, Virginia, 630 Smith, Virginia Whatley, 56 Smith, Wendell Patrick, 78 Smith-Sherwood, Dawn M., 337 Snediker, Michael D., 216; 331 Snodgrass, Charles, 470 Snyder, Jillian, 90 Snyder, Katherine V., 808 Snyder, Sharon, 120 So, Brandi, 74 So, Richard Jean, 254 Sobelle, Stefanie E., 608 Sobol, Valeria, 262 Sokolski, Patricia, 800 Solan, Yair, 749 Solomon, Samuel, 400 Sommer, Doris, 390 Soneson, Heidi, 289 Song, H. Rosi, 615 Soni, Vivasvan, 360 Soria, Mar, 65 Sosulski, Michael, 459 Sotillo, Susana M., 724 Soto, Sandra K., 618 Sousanis, Nick, 222 Sowards, Robin J., 439 Spackman, Barbara, 382 Spaulding, Rachel, 576 Speitz, Michele, 16 Spellmeyer, Kurt, 44; 648 Spingarn, Adena, 836 Spiro, Ellen, 693 Spitta, Silvia, 777 Spitzer-Hanks, homas, 7 Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty, 572; 812 Sprows, Sandra Katherine, 663 Spurlin, William J., 381; 566 Squier, Susan Merrill, 162 Squint, Kirstin L., 426 Squires, Laura, 781 Srikanth, Rajini, 210; 365 Stadler, John, 62; 545 Stahmer, Carl, 406; 763 Stalnaker, Joanna, 305 Stanley, Kate, 490A Stanley, Sandra K., 110; 207 Stanley, Tarshia, 3; 437; 484 Stanton, Domna C., 282 Stanton, Rebecca Jane, 814 Starck, Lindsay, 492 St. Clair, Justin, 202 Stecopoulos, Harilaos, 551 Stedman, Allison, 415 Steele, Jefrey Allen, 629 Stefen, Heather, 657; 736A Stegmann, Vera S., 293 Steierwald, Ulrike, 573

58 970 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Steigman, Karen F., 256 Stein, Jordan Alexander, 807 Stein, Rachel, 393 Stein, Sarah, 523 Steinberg, Samuel, 778 Steinlight, Emily, 63 Steitz, Kerstin, 573 Stelmach Artuso, Kathryn, 197 Stephan, Weatherly, 709 Stephens, Michelle Ann, 730 Stephenson, Rebecca, 133 Sterling-Hellenbrand, Alexandra C., 512 Stern, Julia Ann, 607 Sternstein, Malynne, 562 Stevens, Paul Anthony, 174; 655 Stewart, Dustin D., 238; 347 Stiles, Anne, 609 Stilling, Robert S., 495 Stimpson, Catharine Roslyn, 66 Stinson, Timothy L., 215; 310 Stob, Jennifer, 639 Stock, Lorraine K., 114 Stockton, Kathryn Bond, 362 Stolley, Karen A., 4; 58 Stommel, Jesse, 280; 736 Stone, Andrea Stephanie, 342 Stone, Lauren, 5 Stoppino, Eleonora, 760 Stover, Deanna, 519 Stoyanof, Jefery, 312 Strakovsky, Yevgenya, 536 Strathausen, Carsten, 229 Straub, Kristina, 548 Stuber, Dorian, 198 Stuckey, Amanda, 604 Subialka, Michael, 833 Subramanian, Shreerekha, 708 Sugimura, N. K., 713 Suhey, Amanda, 550 Suhr-Sytsma, Nathan, 50 Sulak, Marcela, 14 Sullivan, Anne, 622 Sullivan, Karen, 631 Sullivan, Mairead, 585 Sumption, Linda J., 24 Supalla, Sam, 471 Surin, Kenneth James, 148 Surliuga, Victoria, 515 Surwillo, Lisa, 666 Sussman, Sarah, 433; 562 Sutherland, Kristina, 114 Sütterlin, Nicole, 251 Sutton, Roger, 297 Suzuki, Mihoko, 18; 92 Svoboda, Terese, 14 Svonkin, Craig, 74 Swafar, Janet, 811 Swaford, Joanna, 783 Swanson, Peter, 559 Swarbrick, Steven, 756 Sweeney, Erin, 753 Sweet, Timothy, 607; 752 Sweeten, David, 435 Swender, Elvira, 559 Swenson, Rivka, 161 Swidzinski, Joshua, 128; 347 Swit, Christopher, 490 Syme, Holger Schott, 591 Szobel, Ilana, 79A Szwydky, Lissette Lopez, 192; 408 Szylowicz, Caroline, 544 Sánchez Biosca, Vicente, 475 Tabor, Nicole, 631 Tageldin, Shaden M., 268; 404 Tait, R. Colin, 181 Takahashi Harb, Sayumi, 795 Taleghani, R. Shareah, 644 Talley, Catherine, 234; 309 Tally, Robert, 827 Tamalet Talbayev, Edwige, 208; 303 Tamburri, Anthony Julian, 553 Taminiaux, Pierre Simon, 269 Tamminen, Suzanna, 635 Tan, E. K., 224 Tangedal, Ross, 201 Tanglen, Randi, 395 Tanguay, Liane, 102 Tanigawa, Kathryn, 649 Tanner, Jessica, 158; 560 Tanoukhi, Nirvana, 535 Tantrigoda, Pavithra, 839 Tanzer, Ulrike, 135 Taoua, Phyllis Suzanne, 205 Tatlock, C. Lynne, 135; 377 Tautz, Birgit, 640; 731 Tavlin, Zachary, 485 Taylor, Bradford, 763 Taylor, Christopher, 116 Taylor, Diana, 72; 225 Taylor, Jesse Oak, 752 Taylor, Leslie Agnes, 227 Taylor, Matthew A., 565 Taylor, Michael, 568 Taylor, Rebekah A., 321 Taylor, Todd W., 628 Taylor, Toniesha, 188 Tecedor Cabrero, Marta, 339 Tedford, Margaret, 246; 361 Teitelbaum, Benjamin, 236 Tellez, Jorge, 393; 424 Temple, Kathryn D., 676 Teo, Tze Yin, 105 Teston, Christa, 206 haggert, Miriam, 682 hakkar, Sonali, 503 homas, Ebony Elizabeth, 297 homas, George Antony, 424 homas, Greg, 682 homas, Sarah, 5 homas, Steven William, 121 hompson, Helen, 238; 360 hompson, Lisa, 464 hompson, homas, 431 hompson, William, 632 horat, Dhanashree, 188 hornber, Karen, 103 horsson, Courtney, 59 hrailkill, Jane F., 432 Tichi, Cecelia, 375 Tiedau, Ulrich, 528 Tillis, Antonio D., 487 Tippen, Carrie, 423 Tiwari, Bhavya, 815 To, Yu Yin, 460 Tobin, Robert D., 330 Todd, Emily, 141; 484 Tóibín, Colm, 348 Tolliver, Joyce Lynn, 259 Tomasik, Timothy J., 800 Tosta, Antonio Luciano, 370 Totten, Gary, 299 Tourangeau, Norma, 471; 605 Townsend, Sarah J., 600 Tracy, Dale, 169 Train, Robert, 520 Trask, Michael Alfred, 29 Traub, Courtney, 316 Treat, John Whittier, 612 Treharne, Elaine, 468; 547 Treseler, Heather, 285

59 130.4 ] Program Participants 971 Tribble, Evelyn B., 758 Trigo, Benigno, 501 Trilling, Renée R., 133 Trokhimenko, Olga V., 768 Troost, Linda Veronika, 114 Trop, Gabriel, 35 Trudell, Scott A., 740 Tryphonopoulos, Demetres, 190; 492 Tsang, Michael, 145 Tsethlikai, Kenric K., 532 Tsien, Jennifer S., 109 T Sjoen, Yves, 528 Tsuchiya, Akiko, 666 Tucker, Holly, 291 Tucker, Irene, 681 Tucker, V. Lauryl, 43 Tucker-Abramson, Myka, 521 Turcat, Eric, 305 Turkkan, Sevinc, 209; 815 Turman, Karen, 642 Turner, Henry S., 323; 505 Turner, Kay F., 324 Tyutina, Svetlana, 192 Uesugi-Yoshida, Mio, 530 Ugalde, Sharon Keefe, 615 Ugarte, Michael F., 86 Ulland, Rebecca J., 430 Ullén, Magnus J., 149 Ulysse, Gina Athena, 72 Underwood, Ted, 647; 807 Unruh, Vicky, 134 Uraizee, Joya F., 685 Uritescu-Lombard, Ramona, 626 Urlaub, Per, 337 Urroz, Eloy, 81 Usher, Phillip, 616; 821 Vaccaro, Jeanne, 687 Vaingurt, Julia, 84 Vala, Madeleine, 67 Valdez, Elena, 261 Valencia, Felipe, 302 Valente, Luiz Fernando, 789 Valiente-Nunez, Javier, 550 Valint, Alexandra, 248; 586 Valis, Noël, 838 Valisa, Silvia, 726 VanDette, Emily, 253 Van Deusen, Natalie, 236 van de Ven, Inge, 598 Van Overmeire, Ben, 34 Vanwesenbeeck, Birger, 485 Vardy, Alan Douglas, 374 Varela, Sarah Hillenbrand, 135 Vareschi, Mark, 469 Varga, Zsuzsanna, 235 Vargas-Salgado, Carlos, 645 Varon, Alberto, 19 Vazquez, Eric, 657 Vee, Annette, 258 Velazquez, Mariana, 112 Velazquez, Sonia, 403 Vélez-Quiñones, Harry, 350 Velie, Alan, 584 Veloso, Caetano, 623 Vernon, Karina, 96 Vernon, Kathleen M., 104 Versteeg, Margot A., 232 Vestri Croan, Talia, 824 Vialette, Aurelie, 288 Vidor, Amy, 100 Vieira, Estela J., 112 Vieira, Kate, 54 Vigil, Ariana E., 75 Vilarós, Teresa M., 288 Vilches, Elvira L., 762 Villa, Laura, 577 Villa-Ignacio, Teresa, 208 Villanueva, Victor, 648 Vinitsky, Ilya, 262 Vinokour, Maya, 538 Vinson, Pauline Homsi, 358; 423 Vinter, Maggie, 179; 453 Visconsi, Elliott, 591 Visel, Robin E., 198 Viswanath, harini, 489 Vitullo, Juliann M., 326 Vivancos Pérez, Ricardo, 558 Vizcaíno-Alemán, Melina, 42 Volkova, Olga, 336 Volpi, Jorge, 81 Von Cannon, Jordan, 296 Von Cannon, Michael, 201 Vrana, Heather, 673 Vrana, Laura, 784 Wachtel, Michael, 418 Wade, Mara R., 768 Waggoner, Jessica, 21 Waid, Candace J., 479 Wald, Priscilla B., 103 Waldron, Jennifer Elizabeth, 505 Waldron, John Vincent, 167 Waligora-Davis, Nicole, 20 Walker, Eric C., 824 Walker, Galal, 73 Walker, Jessica, 173 Walker, Matthew, 31; 235 Walkowitz, Rebecca L., 105 Wall, Brian, 175 Wall, Joshua, 14 Wall, Wendy L., 92 Wallace, Emily Mitchell, 190; 492 Wallen, Jefrey D., 98; 566 Wallis, Meredith, 725 Walsh, Caitilin, 450 Walsh, John, 140 Walsh, Rachel A., 726 Walsh, Rebecca A., 794 Walter-Gensler, Cindy, 330 Walters, Shannon, 307 Wang, Dorothy J., 387; 614 Wang, Orrin N. C., 115; 735 Wa Ngũgĩ, Mũkoma, 64 Wanner, Adrian J., 525 Wanner, Kevin, 236 Wanninger, Jane, 787 Wanzo, Rebecca A., 75 Ward, Adrienne, 410 Ward-Griin, Danielle, 219 Warminski, Andrzej, 251 Warrior, Robert, 335; 458 Wasem, Marcos, 455 Wasserman, Sarah, 53 Waters, William, 541 Watson, Amanda L., 632 Watson, Judson D., III, 292 Watson, Shevaun E., 367 Watt, Caitlin, 477 Watt, Stephen, 334; 474 Watts, Carl, 202 Watts, Richard H., 353 Watzinger-harp, Johanna, 680 Watzke, Petra, 135 Wavering, Kelly, 802 Wayne, Heather, 748 Wazana Tompkins, Kyla, 332 Weatherby, Leif, 538 Weaver-Hightower, Rebecca, 616 Weber, Christian Peter, 536 Weber, Elizabeth Dolly A., 289 Webster, Catherine S., 79 Weeber, Susan, 99; 456 Weekes, Omari, 817 Wegmann, Nikolaus, 674 Wehrs, Donald R., 405; 536 Weigel, Moira, 164 Weil, Abigail, 262

60 972 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Weiler, Christina, 184 Weimer, David, 124 Weinhouse, Linda, 198; 802 Weisberg, Richard, 826 Weiskott, Eric, 128; 218 Weiss, Allan B., 797 Weissberger, Barbara F., 350 Weitzman, Erica, 69 Welch, Ellen, 597 Welch, Tana Jean, 83 Weng, Leihua, 145; 764 Wenzel, Jennifer, 404; 828 Werbe, Charlotte, 100 Wermer-Colan, Alex, 399 Werner, Marta L., 517 Werner, Meike G. J., 291 Werner, Sarah, 228 Wernimont, Jacqueline D., 411 Wershler, Darren, 416 Werth, Tifany Jo, 756 Wertheimer, Eric, 763 West, Elizabeth, 123 West, M. Genevieve, 664 West-Durán, Alan, 230 Westengard, Laura, 332 Weston, Lisa M. C., 361 Wettlaufer, Alexandra K., 151 Wexler, Joyce Piell, 239; 829 Wexler, Laura, 677 Wey-Gómez, Nicolás, 762 White, Patricia, 601 Whitehead, Joshua, 519 Whitney, Charles, 18 Whittington, Ian, 600 Widner, Michael, 310; 460 Wiedorn, Michael, 457 Wiegman, Robyn, 29 Wiehe, Jarred, 619 Wierzbicki, Kaye, 82 Wiggers, Heiko, 152 Wiggins, Benjamin, 506 Wikström, Toby, 453 Wilbanks, Rebecca, 670 Wilburn, Reginald A., 304; 413 Wilczek, Markus, 229 Wildner-Bassett, Mary, 825 Wilkinson, Lynn R., 151 Wilks, Jennifer M., 703 Willem, Linda M., 773 Williams, Carolyn S., 132 Williams, Cynthia, 126 Williams, Dana A., 304; 682 Williams, Délice I., 651 Williams, Jefrey J., 827 Williams, Joshua, 631 Williams, Lawrence, 724 Williams, Ruth, 772 Williams, Tara, 520 Williams, Timothy, 262 Williams Boyarin, Adrienne, 523 Williamsen, Amy R., 61 Williard, Ashley, 121 Willingham, Elizabeth Moore, 312 Willis Allen, Heather, 73; 221 Wills, Jenny Heijun, 519 Wilson, Rachael, 795 Wilson, Trevor, 31 Wilton, Jessica, 139 Winant, Johanna, 613 Windell, Maria A., 502 Winnett, Susan, 503 Winter, Sarah, 575; 681 Wise, Pyra, 544 Wisse, Ruth, 265 Witcher, Heather Bozant, 822 Woertendyke, Gretchen, 502 Wogenstein, Sebastian, 835 Wohlmann, Anita, 146 Wojciehowski, Hannah, 531 Wolfe, Alexander, 116 Wolfe, Cary, 405; 581 Wolf, Nathan, 804 Wolf, Tristram, 449; 624 Wolfson, J. E., 771 Wolfson, Roberta, 202 Wolfson, Susan J., 311 Wollaeger, Mark A., 564 Woloch, Alex, 564 Wolters, Nicholas, 773 Womack, Autumn, 130; 482 Womack, Elizabeth Coggin, 298 Wong, Alvin K., 340 Wong, Amy R., 660 Wong, Carina, 306 Wong, Edlie L., 214; 556 Wong, Hertha D. Sweet, 391 Wong, Jessica, 760 Wong, Lily, 340 Wong, May Ee, 199 Wood, Lucas, 312 Woods, Derek, 316 Woods, Marjorie C., 177 Woodside, Martin, 39 Woodward, Kathleen, 315; 588 Wootton, Lacey, 526 Worden, Daniel W., 256; 808 Workman, Amber, 26 Workman, Sarah, 284 Worley, Paul M., 747 Wright, Amy Elisabeth, 686 Wright, Elizabeth R., 302 Wrisley, David Joseph, 246; 438 Wry, Joan Reiss, 517 Wuest, Charles, 512 Wurst, Karin Anneliese, 278; 640 Wuster, Tracy, 429 Wyland, Russell M., 319 Wythof, Grant, 818 Wyver, John, 85 Xu, Hangping, 459 Yacavone, Kathrin, 234 Yahav, Amit, 360; 754 Yale, Andrew, 526 Yandell, Cathy, 70 Yang, Chi-ming, 452; 731 Yang, Lingyan, 299 Yao, Christine, 482 Yashin, Veli N., 142 Yeku, James, 779 Yergeau, Melanie, 307 Yermolenko, Galina Ivanovna, 48 Yoon, Duncan McEachern, 64 Yothers, Brian, 44; 684 Young, Alex, 256 Young, John, 363; 583 Young, Robert J. C., 404 Young, Vershawn Ashanti, 638 Youngblood, Stephanie, 684 Youngquist, Paul, 750 Yu, Timothy, 387; 635 Zajac, Paul, 53 Zalloua, Zahi A., 378; 667 Zander, J. Selene, 226 Zanini-Cordi, Irene, 410 Zaritt, Saul Noam, 366 Zavalza Hough-Snee, Dexter, 762; 796 Zdansky, Hannah, 523 Zellinger, Elissa, 819 Zhelezcheva, Tanya K., 129 Zieger, Susan, 176 Zimbler, Jarad, 50 Zingesser, Eliza, 760 Zonana, Joyce, 231 Zoulagh, Latifa, 183 Zuba, Clayton, 87 Zucker, Adam, 270 Zuern, John David, 425 Zukowski, Scott, 521 Zunguze, Jeremias, 351

61 130.4 ] Program Thursday, 7January 8:30a.m. 1. Digital Humanities (DH) and/in the Dissertation 8:30 11:30 a.m., 17B, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Scholarly Communication. Presiding: Raymond G. Siemens, Univ. of Victoria Speakers: Alyssa Arbuckle, Univ. of Victoria; Melissa A. Dalgleish, York Univ.; Laura Estill, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Elizabeth Grumbach, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Brian Owen, Simon Fraser Univ.; Daniel Powell, Univ. of Victoria; Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria; Lynne Siemens, Univ. of Victoria heoretical and hands- on considerations of innovative ways the digital humanities can afect, relect, or otherwise shape the dissertation. Topics include digital models for the dissertation, DH ater the dissertation, oncampus spaces and services for digital dissertation work, versioning your dissertation with Git, and project management. Preregistration required. For details, visit dhsi.org. 2. Careers for Humanists: A Job Search Workshop 8:30 11:30 a.m., 12B, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Research. Presiding: Jennifer Furlong, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Christine Kelly, Claremont Graduate Univ. his workshop is designed for graduate students and others interested in pursuing career options beyond the classroom or outside the academy. It focuses on practical strategies for conducting such job searches preparing application materials, networking, negotiating ofers, and more. Preregistration required. Thursday, 7 January 11:45 a.m. 3. Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in En glish 11:45 a.m. 1:15 p.m., 14, ACC Program arranged by the ADE Executive Committee. Presiding: Kent Cartwright, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Speakers: Scott Warren Klein, Wake Forest Univ.; Ian Sherman, Olympic Coll., WA; Tarshia Stanley, Spelman Coll. Representatives from diferent types of institutions discuss aspects of the job search, including career paths for tenure- track and non- tenure- track faculty members; letters of application and recommendation; curricula vitae; interviews at the 2015 The Modern Language Association of America 973

62 974 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA convention, by Skype or phone, and on campus; multiyear job search strategies; and negotiating an ofer. 4. Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in Foreign Languages 11:45 a.m. 1:15 p.m., 16A, ACC Program arranged by the ADFL Executive Committee. Presiding: Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. Speakers: Nicky Agate, MLA; Omar Ka, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County; June Miyasaki, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA; William Nichols, Georgia State Univ.; Karen A. Stolley, Emory Univ. Representatives of diferent institutional types discuss work and careers in AA-, BA-, MA-, and PhD- granting programs and institutions. Speakers address institutional expectations; navigating an increasingly complex market; the application dossier; convention, Skype, and campus interviews; positions of the tenure track and alt- ac; and negotiating an ofer. Thursday, 7 January 12:00 noon 5. Sites of Translation 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Sarah homas, Brown Univ. 1. Reading and Translating, Reading or Translating: Hermeneutics and the Nineteenth Century, Lauren Stone, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 2. he Art of Unmapping: Salvador Benesdra and Pablo De Santis, Heather Cleary, Sarah Lawrence Coll. 3. heorizing Translation with Shakespeare, Kathryn Vomero Santos, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi For abstracts, visit sitesotranslation.wordpress.com. 6. he Pedagogy of Global Medieval Performance 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society. Presiding: Shannon Gayk, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 1. Medieval Drama s Contact Zone: Teaching the Croxton Play of the Sacrament in a Global Context, Emma E. Lipton, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia 2. Reimagining Continental Contact in the Noh Play Haku Rakuten, Elizabeth Oyler, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. All the World s a Classroom: Teaching Global Performance in the Introductory Medieval Studies Course, Robert W. Barrett, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 7. Public Pedagogy in the Corporate University 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4A, ACC A special session. Presiding: homas Spitzer- Hanks, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Teaching the University: A Practical- Radical Approach, Christopher Findeisen, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 2. Teaching Critical University Studies, Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. he Value of the Humanities through Liberatory and Empowering Pedagogies and Texts, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez, Bradley Univ. Respondent: homas Spitzer- Hanks For abstracts, write to hotmail.com. 8. Paper Publics: American Women Readers, Writers, and Periodical Culture 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 19A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Karen Roggenkamp, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce 1. Temporality, Female Authorship, and the Nineteenth- Century Serialized Diary Novel, Desiree Henderson, Univ. of Texas, Arlington 2. he Aesthetics of Adulteration: Women Writers, Unregulated Ingestion, and Modern Print Culture, Catherine Keyser, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 3. Reading to Lead: Periodical Consumption in Progressive- Era Florida Women s Clubs, Cynthia Patterson, Univ. of South Florida 9. Caviar or Marmalade? Reassessing Noël Coward 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Samuel Lyndon Gladden, Univ. of Houston, Clear Lake 1. Designs for Living: Noël Coward s Modernism, Penny Farfan, Univ. of Calgary 2. Fallen Angels: Coward Resuscitates Wilde, Samuel Lyndon Gladden 3. Repression and Restraint: Coward s Staging of Character and the Unspoken, Sos Ann Eltis, Univ. of Oxford, Brasenose Coll. For abstracts and other updates, visit noelcoward.commons.mla.org/. 10. African Americans and the Great War 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 10B, ACC

63 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 975 A special session. Presiding: Kristina Reardon, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 1. J. Edgar Hoover s hirteen Black Soldiers: New Negro Militancy and the Young FBI, William J. Maxwell, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 2. Illustrating the Past: Metaphors of Vision in he Harlem Hellighters, Kristina Reardon 3. Marxism and the New Negro, Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark 11. (Re)Considering Muriel Rukeyser s he Life of Poetry 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Rowena Kennedy- Epstein, Univ. of Bristol Speakers: Hadji Bakara, Univ. of Chicago; Elisabeth D. Däumer, Eastern Michigan Univ.; Catherine Gander, Queen s Univ. Belfast; Stefania Heim, Duke Univ.; Eric Keenaghan, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York; Cecily Parks, Texas State Univ. he Life of Poetry (1949) is Muriel Rukeyser s most inluential and challenging contribution to twentieth- century literary culture and criticism. Panelists introduce various approaches to reading and teaching this interdisciplinary work, paying particular attention to how it theorizes the relations among poetry, the public, and political crisis, in ways that continue to resonate. 12. Malaysia: Mediating Literature, Culture, and the State 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sheela Jane Menon, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Translational Strategies for Surviving Modernity: Articulations of Malay Identity in Policy Proposals and Pop Culture, Fiona Lee, National Univ. of Singapore 2. State of Inception: Post- nuclear Sovereignty in Huzir Sulaiman s Atomic Jaya, Joseph Haley, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 3. Land, Culture, Community: Narratives of Indigenous Activism in Malaysia, Sheela Jane Menon Respondent: Snehal Shingavi, Univ. of Texas, Austin 13. Kubrick s Men, :00 noon 1:15 p.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ashley Shelden, Kennesaw State Univ. 1. Aesthetic Choices in Paths of Glory, Jonathan Goldberg, Emory Univ. 2. Lolita, the (Men s) Film; or, Two Normal Guys, Richard Rambuss, Brown Univ. 3. Peter Sellers and Comic Seduction, Joseph Litvak, Tuts Univ. 14. Recovering Lola Ridge 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Marcela Sulak, Bar- Ilan Univ. 1. Why Has he Ghetto Been Ghettoized? Cary Nelson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. Sex Permeates Everything, Terese Svoboda, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 3. Editing Modernism and Social Change, Marcela Sulak 4. Lola Ridge s Late Works: Mysticism, Formalism, Revolution, Joshua Wall, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Respondent: Nancy Berke, LaGuardia Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 15. Toward an Aesthetics of Failure 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Alexandra Smith, Univ. of Sydney 1. Tom McCarthy and the Failures of Literary Transmission, Alexandra Smith 2. Emily Dickinson s Abdication of Self as Model for Contemporary Critical Practice, Kristen Case, Univ. of Maine, Farmington 3. Samuel Beckett s Highly Successful Failures, Joseph Anderton, Univ. of Nottingham 16. Sublime Bodies, circa :00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: Terry F. Robinson, Univ. of Toronto; Michele Speitz, Furman Univ. 1. We Rather Feel han Survey It : Ocular Physiology in Eighteenth- Century British Aesthetics, Scott R. MacKenzie, Univ. of British Columbia 2. Sublime Embodiment and Mechanical Vitality, Michele Speitz 3. O, for a Muse of Fire : Edmund Kean and the Drama of the Inefable, Terry F. Robinson 4. he Sublime Body in William Blake s Milton and Jerusalem, David Monroe Baulch, Univ. of West Florida 17. Black Improvisation in Nineteenth- Century Writing Practices 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Rachel Boccio, Univ. of Rhode Island 1. he Northern Exposure of David Walker s Appeal: Antislavery Literature and the Controversy of Reprinting, Marcy J. Dinius, DePaul Univ.

64 976 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 2. Images of the Black Public Intellectual in Postbellum Colored Education Conventions, Sarah Lynn Patterson, Univ. of Delaware, Newark 3. Reading (Illegible): African American Writing Lost in Transcription, Christopher A. Hager, Trinity Coll., CT For abstracts, write to my.uri.edu. 18. Ecology and the Early Modern: Animals, Plants, and the Environment in Seventeenth-Century England 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th- Century English. Presiding: Mihoko Suzuki, Univ. of Miami Speakers: Ian F. MacInnes, Albion Coll.; Vin Nardizzi, Univ. of British Columbia; Karen L. Raber, Univ. of Mississippi; Jessica Rosenberg, Univ. of Miami; Charles Whitney, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas Panelists discuss the literature of seventeenth- century En gland by focusing on the posthuman in animal studies; the garden and the ield as sites of imagining future time; animal husbandry, agricultural innovation, and the environment; the environ (as an adverb and as a noun); and seventeenth- century and contemporary relections on sustainability. 19. From Canon to Archival Encounters 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century American. Presiding: Rodrigo Lazo, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Slavery and the Archival Uncanny, Jennifer C. James, George Washington Univ. 2. Tales of Archival Enterprise, Duncan F. Faherty, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York 3. Words Written Let Unsaid: Archival Excess in Latino Print Culture, Alberto Varon, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 4. he Anthology as Archive, Robert S. Levine, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 20. Postcolonial Reading Publics 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Ankhi Mukherjee, Univ. of Oxford Speakers: Elleke Boehmer, Univ. of Oxford; Mrinalini Chakravorty, Univ. of Virginia; Yogita Goyal, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Jarvis McInnis, Prince ton Univ.; Imani Owens, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Nicole Waligora- Davis, Rice Univ. Panelists examine the relations among postcoloniality, reading practices, and emergent publics. Reading in postcolonial locations challenges how public history is told within dominant or subaltern frames and how collectives are consecrated. Postcolonial reading publics, linking core and periphery of global capitalism, can revolutionize a unitary but unequal world literary system. 21. Touching Disability: Crip heory in the Archive 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Julie Minich, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Heather K. Love, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Ellen Samuels, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Sami Schalk, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York; Susan Schweik, Univ. of California, Berkeley; David Serlin, Univ. of California, San Diego; Jessica Waggoner, Indiana Univ., Bloomington Panelists press on the methodologies used to approach disability in the archive, with special attention to how we engage what Robert McRuer has called the spectral presences of disability. By approaching questions of the archive through disability theory, participants engage the ethics and afects of doing disability studies, literary studies, and crip theory in the past. 22. Ampliied Marginalia: Networked Annotation, Critical Pedagogy, and the Social Text 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Jef Allred, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York Speakers: Jeremy Dean, Hypothes.is; Matthew K. Gold, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Mary Isbell, Univ. of New Haven; Elisa New, Harvard Univ. Digital annotation has increasingly become an object of scholarly inquiry. Scholars have explored digital texts as sites of social interaction, while granting agencies have challenged publishers to create new platforms for sustainable open- access books. his panel presents a critical overview of a number of platforms that allow readers to read and annotate texts collaboratively. 23. Critical Informatics and the Digital Humanities 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 203, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Andrew Pilsch, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 1. he Automation of Scholarship, Jonathan Goodwin, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette 2. Experiments and Evidence: A Data- Driven Approach to the Humanities, Amanda Licastro, Stevenson Univ.

65 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Confessions of a Twenty- First- Century Memsahib: he Ofshore Sweatshops of the Digital Humanities, Bonnie Mak, Penn State Univ., University Park 4. Big Data and the Rhetorics of Friction, Collin Giford Brooke, Syracuse Univ. For abstracts, visit oncomouse.github.io/mla16.html. 24. Teaching Animal Studies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: homas Doran, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara Speakers: Lucinda Cole, Univ. of Southern Maine, Portland; Brigitte Fielder, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Ted Geier, Univ. of California, Davis; Joela Jacobs, Univ. of Chicago; Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel, Whitman Coll.; Linda J. Sumption, Eastern New Mexico Univ. Panelists ofer perspectives on the challenges of teaching animal studies courses or concepts in introductory and survey courses. he discussion emphasizes how to balance theoretical inquiry with activist discourse and how to build bridges in the classroom among animal studies, the environmental humanities, gender studies, antiracism, and the public humanities at large. For abstracts and teaching materials, write to ater 15 Dec. 25. Fostering Advanced Oral Proiciency: Initiatives in the Undergraduate Foreign Language Curriculum 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Lynn Pearson, Bowling Green State Univ. 1. Oral Proiciency Development at Two Levels: Articulating Discourse Goals in the Undergraduate Spanish Curriculum, Dale Koike, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Melissa Murphy, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Developing Transcultural and Translingual Global Citizens within the Undergraduate Spanish Curriculum: he Role of Study Abroad, Christina Isabelli, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. 3. Foreign Language Residences: Campus Environments to Promote Oral Proiciency beyond the Classroom, Lynn Pearson 26. Clarice Lispector and the Press: A Reassessment 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Mariela Méndez, Univ. of Richmond 1. Aulinhas de Sedução : Clarice Lispector on How (Not) to Be a Woman, Mariela Méndez 2. hings One Does Not Publish in Newspapers : Metaphysical Relections and Digressions in Selected Crônicas by Clarice Lispector, Amber Workman, Pepperdine Univ. 3. Approach/ Avoidance: Clarice Lispector s Interviews, Anna Katsnelson, Medgar Evers Coll., City Univ. of New York 27. Narrating Bits and Producing Bytes: Illness Narratives in Algorithmic Culture 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Olivia Banner, Univ. of Texas, Dallas 1. Algorithmic Medicalization under Afective Biocapitalism, Olivia Banner 2. Critical Autopathography in Fred Ho s Diary of a Radical Cancer Warrior, Michelle Huang, Penn State Univ., University Park 3. Epidemiological Maps as Narrating Contagion and Premediating Risk, Kim Knight, Univ. of Texas, Dallas For abstracts, visit kimknight.com/ bitsandbytes ater 1 Dec. 28. Secret Strains, Conlicted Hearts: he Inluence of Hasidism on Yiddish Fiction, :00 noon 1:15 p.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Itzik Gottesman, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Joy in the Creator s World: he Hasidism of the Die- Hard Rationalist Sholem Abramovitch, Meital Orr, Georgetown Univ. 2. Unlikely Bedfellows: I. L. Peretz and His Neo- Hasidic Rebbes, Alyssa Masor, Columbia Univ. 3. Mysticism in Aaron Zeitlin s Brenendike erd, Sarah Ponichtera, Center for Jewish History For abstracts, write to gmail.com. 29. Queer heory s Bad Objects 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Robyn Wiegman, Duke Univ. 1. he Impossible Queer Object of Modern Pederasty, Kadji Amin, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. Being Close to Normal: Tom Ripley and Queer Exceptionalism, Victoria Hesford, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 3. Fear of a Normative Planet, Michael Alfred Trask, Univ. of Kentucky Respondent: Robyn Wiegman 30. he Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 409, JW Marriott

66 978 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA A special session. Presiding: Gabriela Polit- Dueñas, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Aníbal González- Pérez, Yale Univ.; Héctor Hoyos, Stanford Univ.; Julio C. Ortega, Brown Univ.; María Rueda, Smith Coll. he purchase of Gabriel García Márquez s documents by the Ransom Center raised objections among some scholars. he location of the archive ignited a debate on the right of custody of those papers and on their importance. We relect on the meaning of those debates and revisit his legacy, focusing on the archive s materiality and the experience of his readership. 31. Fort- Da: Contested Legacies of Psychoanalysis in Russia 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 402, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Michael Finke, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana Speakers: Anna Fishzon, Duke Univ.; Emma Lieber, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Cate Reilly, Prince ton Univ.; Matthew Walker, Stanford Univ.; Trevor Wilson, Univ. of Pittsburgh Explores the contested place of psychoanalysis in Russia by staging encounters of psychoanalytic theory with Russian cultural productions. By articulating what psychoanalysis and Russia ofer each other, we reframe Russia s encounter with psychoanalysis and supply a new way of thinking about psychoanalysis in an international context. For papers, write to rutgers.edu ater 15 Dec. 32. Spanish Exiles during World War II 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 407, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Ana Corbalan, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 1. Spanish Exile during World War II and Cosmopolitan Memory: Max Aub and Antonio Muñoz Molina, Daniel Aguirre- Oteiza, Harvard Univ. 2. he European Civil War, Emotions, and Republican Exile Subjectivities, Javier Krauel, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 3. Strategies of Survival: he hird Space in Holocaust Testimonies, Irene Domingo, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 33. Ater Sovereignty 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- Century English. Presiding: Katherine Eggert, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder Speakers: Jen Boyle, Coastal Carolina Univ.; Daniel Juan Gil, Texas Christian Univ.; David Glimp, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; James Kuzner, Brown Univ.; Jacques Lezra, New York Univ.; Jennifer R. Rust, Saint Louis Univ. How did the early moderns imagine individuality and collectivity in ways other than sovereignty? What do we as early modernists talk about ater a long period in which sovereignty was among our sovereign topics? 34. Scripture as Literature: Reading East Asian Religions 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC East Asian. Presiding: Paul Rouzer, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. Mountains, Rivers, and the Whole Earth : Gender, Lineage, and the Performance of Chan Buddhist Encounter Dialogue, Ben Van Overmeire, Univ. of California, San Diego 2. he Gāthā in Medieval China; or, Are You Shī? homas Mazanec, Prince ton Univ. 3. Expanding the Limits of Japanese Buddhist Poetry: Priest Jakuzen s Hōmon Hyakushu, Stephen Miller, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 4. Performing Mind: Zen Poetry at Medieval Eiheiji and the Enactment of Consciousness, Charlotte Eubanks, Penn State Univ., University Park 35. Natural Science and Literature in the German Long Eighteenth Century 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th- and Early-19th-Century German. Presiding: Stefani Engelstein, Duke Univ. 1. Karoline von Günderrode s Cosmopoiesis, Gabrielle Bersier, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ., Indianapolis 2. Know hy Skull: Gall s Phrenology, Patrick Fortmann, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. What You See Is What You Will: Kant, Schopenhauer, and Advanced Facial Recognition, John H. Smith, Univ. of California, Irvine 4. Absolute Signiication and Naturphilosophie in E. T. A. Hofmann s Der Sandmann, Gabriel Trop, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill For abstracts, write to bgsu.edu. 36. Romanticism, Poverty, and Impoverishment 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 19B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC En glish Romantic. Presiding: Margaret E. Russett, Univ. of Southern California 1. Impoverished Modernity, Kevin Gilmartin, California Inst. of Tech.

67 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Slaves of Ignorance : Poverty and Education in he Excursion, Ella Brians, Prince ton Univ. 3. Poverty 1835: Wordsworth s Yarrow Revisited and Andrew Ure s he Philosophy of Manufactures, Peter J. Manning, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 4. Coetzee s Wordsworth, Jonathan D. Mulrooney, Coll. of the Holy Cross For papers, write to usc.edu ater 15 Dec. 37. Francophone Media(na)tions 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 401, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Francophone. Presiding: Miléna Santoro, George Washington Univ. 1. Crossing Trenches in Le cœur des batailles by Jean- David Morvan and Igor Kordey: Textual Analysis of La Marne (2007) and Verdun (2008), Anne Cirella- Urrutia, Huston- Tillotson Univ. 2. Frontiers, Conquests, and the (Re)Birth of the Nation: he Rise of the Comics Western in France at the End of Empire, Eliza Bourque Dandridge, Duke Univ. 3. Fast- Forward Massilia: From Claude McKay to Moussu T (e lei Jovents), Danielle Marx- Scouras, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 38. Human Rights in the Luso- Brazilian World 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Luso- Brazilian. Presiding: Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira- Monte, Vanderbilt Univ. 1. Human Rights and Social Responsibility: Ana Maria Machado and Brazilian Women Writers Tradition of Social Engagement, Cristina Ferreira Pinto- Bailey, Washington and Lee Univ. 2. Machado de Assis s Stillborn: he Violent Matter of Black Bodies, Fernando Rocha, Middlebury Coll. 3. Making Human Rights Visible in Brazil s Northeast: he Art and Activism of Aparecidos políticos, Rebecca J. Atencio, Tulane Univ. 4. Forming Rights: Human Rights and the Bildungsroman in Um defeito de cor, Leila Maria Lehnen, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 39. he Anxious Publics of Literature for Young People 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Children s and Young Adult Literature. Presiding: Derritt Mason, Univ. of Alberta 1. Against the Assumption of Guilty Pleasure: Excavating Adult Readers Ethically Engaged Encounters with YA Fiction, Ashley Pérez, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. Growth, Freedom, and Anxiety: he Displacement of Education in Contemporary School Stories for Young People, David Aitchison, North Central Coll. 3. Young Readers, Young Heroes, and Dime Novel Hysteria, Martin Woodside, Rutgers Univ., Camden 40. Derrida s Mochlos : Revisiting the Conlict of the Faculties 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Philosophy and Literature. Presiding: Rebecca Comay, Univ. of Toronto 1. Writing Requirements, Andrew C. Parker, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 2. Moving with the Humanities to Separate Transformation from Transaction, Christie A. McDonald, Harvard Univ. 3. Le premier pas qui compte : he (Mis)Step of Engagement, David C. Lloyd, Univ. of California, Riverside 41. Academic Freedom for Contingent Faculty Members: Strategies for Establishing Due Process 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Sue Rowe Doe, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins; Maria Maisto, New Faculty Majority Contingent faculty members have limited access to due process, which is key to securing academic freedom. his workshop, which could generate working groups within the MLA and with other groups, helps participants understand various methods, including collective bargaining, governance, and legal avenues, through which due process rights can be established for contingent faculty members. Thursday, 7 January 1:45 p.m. 42. Richard Rodriguez: Past, Present, and Future 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Bill Johnson Gonzalez, DePaul Univ. 1. Architecture of the Closet: Rethinking Richard Rodriguez from the Perspective of Critical

68 980 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA Regionalism, Melina Vizcaíno- Alemán, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 2. From Catholic to Abrahamic: Reading Richard Rodriguez s Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography, Joseph Morales, Univ. of California, Irvine 3. My Richard, Aureliano DeSoto, Metropolitan State Univ. 4. Richard Rodriguez in the Lonely Crowd, Bill Johnson Gonzalez 43. Poetry and Performance 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Restoration and Early-18th-Century English. Presiding: J. Paul Hunter, Univ. of Chicago 1. he Transiguring Muse: Music and the Performance of Poetry in the Cecilian Odes of the Long Eighteenth Century, Corey French, Univ. of Virginia 2. Vocal to the Intelligent Alone : Barding Passes from homas Gray to Dylan homas, V. Lauryl Tucker, Univ. of the South 3. Poetry Heard, Not Overheard: Performance and Dialogue in Eighteenth- Century Verse, John J. Richetti, Univ. of Pennsylvania 44. Approaches to Sacred Texts and Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Religion and Literature. Presiding: Lisa M. Gordis, Barnard Coll. Speakers: Angelica Alicia Duran, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette; Shoshana Milgram Knapp, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.; Rebecca Raphael, Texas State Univ.; Kurt Spellmeyer, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Brian Yothers, Univ. of Texas, El Paso Presenters from departments of En glish, religious studies, and philosophy consider the implications of teaching En glish translations of the Bible, the Qur an, and the Diamond Sutra as literature, with attention to speciic editions, literary scripturism, Melville s annotations, Homer, and opportunities for creative writing assignments. 45. Ways of Knowing Nineteenth- Century American Newspapers 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Molly O Hagan Hardy, American Antiquarian Soc. 1. Copyright and Credit: Understanding Reprinting in Nineteenth- Century Newspapers, Will Slauter, Université Paris Diderot 2. Antebellum Scandal Papers and the Redeinition of the Public, Leon Jackson, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 3. Editorial Practices, Social Reform, and Public Life in 1840s Worcester, homas Augst, New York Univ. 4. he Dark Ages of Newspaper Bibliography, Vincent Golden, American Antiquarian Soc. 46. Allegory and Its Others: Coevolving Crises of the Symbol, the Singular, and the National 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Michael D. Moon, Emory Univ. 1. What Sleeping Rocks Dream Of: Jonathan Edwards and the Immanence of American Allegory, James D. Lilley, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 2. Symbol s Bad Name, Christopher Nealon, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 3. Looking Back through the Land: Some Allegorical Considerations about the National Museum of the American Indian, Bethany Schneider, Bryn Mawr Coll. Respondent: Lauren Berlant, Univ. of Chicago For abstracts, write to albany.edu. 47. On Collaboration 1:45 3:00 p.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Rachel Bowser, Georgia Gwinnett Coll. 1. Prepositions Replace hings; Ideas Replace Rooms, Ben Miller, Georgia State Univ.; Jennifer Olive, Georgia State Univ. 2. CLIR (Council of Library and Information Resources) and Collaboration, John Maclachlan, McMaster Univ.; Jennifer M. Parrott, Clayton State Univ. 3. Collaborative Cultures and the Ethos of the Undergraduate En glish Major, Rachel Bowser; Matthew Paproth, Georgia Gwinnett Coll. Respondent: Brian McGrath, Clemson Univ. 48. Russia and the Middle East from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century 1:45 3:00 p.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Suha Kudsieh, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York 1. he Middle East in Arseny Sukhanov s Proskinitarium, Galina Ivanovna Yermolenko, DeSales Univ.

69 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Arab Writers on Russia in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Nabil I. Matar, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 3. O. I. Senkovskii as Orientalist, Melissa Frazier, Sarah Lawrence Coll. 4. Between Literature and Politics: he Ottoman Empire as Narrated by Russian Authors during the Crimean War and the Russo- Turkish War of , Olga Razuvajeva, Tallinn Univ. For abstracts, visit groups/travel-literature/. 49. Critical Environments in Latin America: New Trends and Emerging Perspectives 1:45 3:00 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Gisela Hefes, Rice Univ. 1. Flows, Friction, and Radical Ecological Cosmopolitanism in Amazonian hought, Mark D. Anderson, Univ. of Georgia 2. Epistemic Location and Discussions of Place: Ecocritical Methods for a Pluriversal World, Laura Barbas Rhoden, Woford Coll. 3. Tricksters, Ogres, and Forest Guardians as Palpitations of an Animate Earth, Juan- Carlos Galeano, Florida State Univ. Respondent: Jennifer L. French, Williams Coll. For abstracts, write to williams.edu. 50. Postcolonial Poetry and Modes of Publication across the Atlantic 1:45 3:00 p.m., 409, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Kate Brennan, Univ. of Toronto 1. Material Publication and the Poetry of Louise Bennett, Derek Walcott, and Linton Kwesi Johnson, Nathan Suhr- Sytsma, Emory Univ. 2. Bilingual Publication and the Poetry of Michael Hartnett / Mícheál Ó hairtnéide, Seamus Heaney, and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Kate Brennan 3. Intermedial Publication and the Poetry of Karen Press, Ingrid de Kok, Rustum Kozain, and Mxolisi Nyezwa, Jarad Zimbler, Univ. of Birmingham For abstracts, write to gmail.com ater 1 Dec. 51. Milton and His Postmodern Heirs: Paradise Lost in Fiction and Film 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Laura L. Knoppers, Univ. of Notre Dame 1. Language and the Fall in Paradise Lost and China Miéville s Embassytown, Lara A. Dodds, Mississippi State Univ. 2. Of hings Invisible to Mortal Sight : Paradise Lost and the Question of Filmability, Christopher Koester, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. Angels and Aliens: Milton s Science Fiction Film Legacy from Dark City (1998) to Noah (2014), Ryan Hackenbracht, Texas Tech Univ. 52. Writing the World s Fair at the Fin de Siècle: Chicago 1893 to Paris :45 3:00 p.m., 4A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Etienne Charriere, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Making a Worldly American Writer: he World s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and Chicago s Newspaper Wonderlands, Genevieve Creedon, Prince ton Univ. 2. he Dynamo and the Virgin : Henry Adams and Energy Systems at the Fin de Siècle, Justin Neuman, Yale Univ. 3. he Miseducation of the Modern Novel at the World s Columbian Exposition, Christine L. Holbo, Arizona State Univ., Tempe 4. Staging the World at the Fair: he Role of the Other at the 1893 World s Columbian Exposition, Amberyl Malkovich, Concord Univ. 53. Afect heory and Early Modern Passions 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sabina Amanbayeva, Rowan Univ. Speakers: Mary L. Floyd- Wilson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; John Garrison, Carroll Univ.; Lee Huttner, Northwestern Univ.; Jasmine Lellock, Newton South High School, MA; Kate Myers, Univ. of Oregon; Sarah Wasserman, Univ. of Delaware, Newark; Paul Zajac, McDaniel Coll. Focusing on the question of afect, panelists discuss passions in the context of the En glish Renaissance together with afect in queer theory and object studies. he panel asks new kinds of questions about the relation between early modern passions and current afect theory. For abstracts and participant information, visit ater 20 Dec. 54. Transnational and Historical Perspectives: Literacy Studies Inaugural Forum Session 1:45 3:00 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum RCWS Literacy Studies. Presiding: Suzanne Malley, Columbia Coll., IL

70 982 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 1. he Fetish of Style: he Elements of Style and Publishing s Marketing of Language, Laura Lisabeth, Saint John s Univ., NY 2. Putting En glish(es) into Critical Translation in Academic Literacy Instruction, Nancy Bou Ayash, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. Following the Beacon: Exploring Early- Twentieth- Century Women s ESL Literacy Programs, Gracemarie Mike, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 4. Digital Literacy and Transnational Migration: How Emigration Promotes Literacy Learning in Migrants Homelands, Kate Vieira, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 55. Albert Murray s Later Fiction: New Perspectives on His Lesser- Known Novels in His Centennial Year 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Paul Devlin, Saint John s Univ., NY 1. he Barbershop History of the Ku Klux Klan s 1923 March on Tuskegee: Vernacular Narratives of Black Power and Trajectories of Heroism in Albert Murray s he Spyglass Tree, Paul Devlin 2. Schoolboy Takes the Stage: Albert Murray Dramatizes Musical Philosophy in he Seven League Boots, Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech Univ. 3. Reminiscing in Tempo: Myth, Memory, and Music in Albert Murray s he Magic Keys, Walton Muyumba, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 56. Haiku and Other Arts 1:45 3:00 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Toru Kiuchi, Nihon Univ. 1. Yone Noguchi s Haiku Poetics and Isamu Noguchi s Sculpture, Sachi Nakachi, Tsuru Univ. 2. Cy Twombly s Painting of the Peonies and Haiku Imagery, Yoshinobu Hakutani, Kent State Univ., Kent 3. James Emanuel s Haiku and Jazz, Virginia Whatley Smith, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham Respondent: Heejung Kim, Kent State Univ., Kent For abstracts, write to sta.att.ne.jp ater 25 Dec. 57. Indigenous Publics: Academic Freedom and Decolonial Scholarship 1:45 3:00 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Indigenous Literatures of the United States and Canada. Presiding: Jodi A. Byrd, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana Speakers: Lourdes Alberto, Univ. of Utah; Warren Cariou, Univ. of Manitoba; Mishuana R. Goeman, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Alyosha Goldstein, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque Panelists discuss the state of American Indian and Indigenous studies in the face of attacks on academic freedom. he conditions through which scholars are now able to interrogate the rise of incarceration, militarization, conservatism, extractive colonialism, and racial capitalism have radically transformed. What possible futures exist for decolonial scholarship within or beyond the academy? 58. Speed Mentoring 1:45 3:00 p.m., 16A, ACC Program arranged by the ADFL Executive Committee Speakers: Nicky Agate, MLA; Omar Ka, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County; June Miyasaki, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA; William Nichols, Georgia State Univ.; Karen A. Stolley, Emory Univ. Speed mentoring ofers small- group mentoring on the job search, inside and outside the academy, focusing on applying to diferent institutional types; preparing a dossier; Skype, convention, and oncampus interviews; and nonacademic humanities career paths. Speed mentoring is not intended to replace one- on- one job- counseling sessions that can be scheduled at other times during the convention. 59. Checkpoints 1:45 3:00 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada. Presiding: Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 1. Checkpoints: Global Black Literature and the Phenomenology of Movement, Christopher Ian Foster, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Indigeneity and Federalism s Fissures in the United States, Joseph Bauerkemper, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth 3. Boundaries of Race, Place, and Form: he Atlanta Child Murders in African American Literature, Courtney horsson, Univ. of Oregon For abstracts, visit category/convention-sessions/. 60. How Stellar Got Its Groove Back: Feminist Voices in Diasporic Afrofuturism 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the forum GS Speculative Fiction. Presiding: Ian MacDonald, Wittenberg Univ. 1. Troubling Ecology: Wangechi Mutu, Afrofuturism, and Black Feminist Interventions in

71 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 983 Western Environmentalism, Chelsea Frazier, Northwestern Univ. 2. (Re)Envisioning the Past: Resisting Genre and Revisiting History in the Science Fiction of Okorafor and Kahiu, Amanda Rico, Northwestern Univ. 3. Symbols of Africa in Science Fiction by Black Women, Sandra Marie Grayson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 4. Tananarive Due s he Between and the Disruption of the Ancestral Cycle, Venetria Kirsten Patton, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 61. Women and Performance in the Spanish Comedia 1:45 3:00 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- and 17th- Century Spanish and Iberian Drama and GEMELA: Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre- 1800). Presiding: Amy R. Williamsen, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro; Emily C. Francomano, Georgetown Univ. 1. Actresses, Athletes, and Acrobats, Barbara Louise Mujica, Georgetown Univ. 2. Women, Spectacle, and Social Disorder in the Corral de Comedias, Glenda Y. Nieto- Cuebas, Ohio Wesleyan Univ. 3. Entre recuerdos y olvidos: El espectáculo tea tral conventual y la escritura de Sor Marcela de San Félix como elixir de la memoria, Elena Neacsu, Univ. of Virginia For abstracts, write to emory.edu. 62. he Pornographic and the Literary 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: John Stadler, Duke Univ. 1. Dirty Saints and Pilgrim Porn: he Old English Saint Mary of Egypt and Medieval Protopornography, Penelope Meyers, New York Univ. 2. How Pornography Became Erotic, Kathleen M. Lubey, Saint John s Univ., NY 3. Ater Obscenity: Literature, Gay Pornography, and the Value of Promiscuity, Steven Ruszczycky, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York For abstracts, write to duke.edu. 63. Lukács s heory of the Novel at One Hundred: Historicism, Realism, Critique 1:45 3:00 p.m., 401, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Anna Kornbluh, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago Speakers: Timothy Bewes, Brown Univ.; Joshua Clover, Univ. of California, Davis; Tom Eyers, Duquesne Univ.; Andrew Hoberek, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia; Sandra Macpherson, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Ignacio Sanchez Prado, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Emily Steinlight, Univ. of Pennsylvania Moretti has expressed that Lukács s he heory of the Novel (1916) is less a theory than a history (a periodizing claim). his history now has its own history. Panelists ask both what the historicizing gesture looks like one hundred years later and whether the theoretical tenets of Lukács s analysis can now come into higher relief. For abstracts, write to uic.edu ater 10 Dec. 64. Global Anglophone? he View from Africa 1:45 3:00 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Stephanie Bosch Santana, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Wai Chee Dimock, Yale Univ. Speakers: Aaron Bady, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Wendy Laura Belcher, Prince ton Univ.; Stephanie Bosch Santana; Mũkoma Wa Ngũgĩ, Cornell Univ.; Duncan McEachern Yoon, Univ. of Alabama Recently departments have made hires under the moniker global Anglophone, a term that has emerged as an alternative to postcolonialist. However, what the term designates has been subject to debate. To engage this debate from a speciic ield, panelists relect on the global Anglophone through its relation with African literary studies. 65. Performing Spain s Historical Memory 1:45 3:00 p.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Juan Hernando Vázquez, Univ. of California, Davis Speakers: Esther Fernández, Rice Univ.; Alison Guzmán, Providence Coll.; Juan Hernando Vázquez; Victoria Louise Ketz, Iona Coll.; Payton Phillips Quintanilla, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Mar Soria, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia he objective is to create a transhistorical perspective from the sixteenth to the twenty- irst century, in order to explore how the notion of historical memory in Spanish dramaturgy has developed with respect to its content (events that have shaped the making of the country and its identity), its dramatic structure, and its performative renditions. For abstracts, write to rice.edu. 66. he Austin Music Scene and Its Publics: Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Doug Sahm, and Friends 1:45 3:00 p.m., 203, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Martha Nell Smith, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

72 984 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA Speakers: homas Barker, Univ. of Alberta; Ben Child, Colgate Univ.; Tanya E. Clement, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Alice Echols, Univ. of Southern California; Kim mie Rhodes, musician; Bobby Earl Smith, musician Respondent: Catharine Roslyn Stimpson, New York Univ. A widely known and profoundly inluential part of Austin s literatures writing of, from, and about itself is that 70s show, the outlaw music that radically changed soundscapes. Country music has never been the same, and neither has rock and roll. Panelists focus on the political, social, and cultural signiicance of Austin music. For more resources, visit austinmusic.commons.mla.org/. 67. Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society. Presiding: Emily J. Orlando, Fairield Univ. Speakers: Eric Aronof, Michigan State Univ.; Shannon Brennan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Myrto Drizou, Valdosta State Univ.; Meredith Lynn Goldsmith, Ursinus Coll.; Madeleine Vala, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras In discussing Wharton s relation to the in de siècle, the speakers address such topics as Wharton s engagements with decadence, aestheticism, realism and naturalism, the New Woman, degeneration, hysteria, and other in de siècle writers. For abstracts, visit edithwhartonsociety.wordpress.com ater 15 Dec. 68. Queer Proximities 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Sexuality Studies. Presiding: Scott Herring, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 1. Murmurously Queer Modernism: Sound, Proximity, and Antinormativity in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Jeremy Lakof, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 2. How to Live Together at Grey Gardens, Corey McEleney, Fordham Univ., Bronx 3. Opaque Desires, Christina León, Oregon State Univ. 4. Inevitability Artist: Mark Aguhar s Aesthetics of Racial Proximity, Roy Pérez, Willamette Univ. For abstracts, write to ucsc.edu. 69. German Reading Publics from 1800 to the Future 1:45 3:00 p.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- and Early-20th-Century German. Presiding: Katja Garlof, Reed Coll. 1. Mann s Wagner Relections: Depth Perception and Anti- Semitism, Stefani Engelstein, Duke Univ. 2. Sogar im Hemd hat er Taschen! : Repetition and Ironic Reading between Freytag and Kaka, Erica Weitzman, Northwestern Univ. 3. Cultivating the Ideal Reader in Adalbert Stiter s Der Nachsommer, Elizabeth Schreiber- Byers, Ball State Univ. 70. Preiguring Disability in Renaissance France 1:45 3:00 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- Century French. Presiding: Cathy Yandell, Carle ton Coll. 1. he Limits of Knowledge: Disability and Monstrosity in Early Modern France, Kathleen P. Long, Cornell Univ. 2. he Unkindest Cut: Montaigne and the Castration Conundrum, Dora E. Polachek, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York 3. Deafness, Social Disconnect, and Nostalgic Abandon in Du Bellay s Sonnets of Exile, David de Posada, Georgia Coll. and State Univ. 71. Cosmopolitan Chaucer 1:45 3:00 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Chaucer. Presiding: Catherine Sanok, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Chaucer and the Sea of Stories: Charting he Legend of Good Women across the Medieval Mediterranean, Christine Nuhad Chism, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. Apollo s Crow and Its Kin in Silk Road Frame Tales, Gabriel Ford, Davidson Coll. 3. In his Large World Ysprad : Cosmopolitanism and Chaucer s Prioress, Susan M. Nakley, Saint Joseph s Coll., Brooklyn 72. Crossings in Hemispheric Encounters and Memory Studies 1:45 3:00 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Hemispheric American. Presiding: Gina Athena Ulysse, Wesleyan Univ. 1. Radical Exposure: Regina Galindo s Earth, Diana Taylor, New York Univ. 2. Geo- choreographies: Acceleration, Rivers, and Earth Movements, Macarena Gomez Barris, Univ. of Southern California

73 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Circum- oceanic Networks of Forgetting, Ana Paulina Lee, Columbia Univ. 4. Contemplating Rasanblaj: Distances between the Dead and the Living, Gina Athena Ulysse 73. Enrollments in Languages Other han En glish 1:45 3:00 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Research Speakers: R. Kirk Belnap, Brigham Young Univ., UT; Malcolm Alan Compitello, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson; Carol Anne Costabile- Heming, Univ. of North Texas; homas J. Garza, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Ginger Marcus, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Colleen M. Ryan, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Galal Walker, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Heather Willis Allen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Representatives from the most commonly taught languages (Spanish, French, ASL, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic) in United States institutions of higher education address the results of the MLA survey of language enrollments in fall Presenters consider enrollments on their home campuses in the light of national trends and discuss how data from the survey can be used to advocate language study. For the MLA report on enrollments in fall 2013, visit Visualizing Regions 1:45 3:00 p.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the regional MLAs. Presiding: Brandi So, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 1. Expanding Vistas, Queering Tourism: Landscape Art in the Works of Sarah Orne Jewett, J. Sa maine Lockwood, George Mason Univ. 2. Reading below the (Bible) Belt: heology and Ekphrasis in Eudora Welty and Flannery O Connor, Brandi So 3. Geographies of Oz: L. Frank Baum, Travel, and Colonized Spaces, Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State Univ. of Denver 4. Visioning Oceania with John Kneubuhl and Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, Cheryl D. Edelson, Chaminade Univ.; Stanley D. Orr, Univ. of Hawai i, West O ahu 75. he Language of Sexual Violence and the Rhetoric of Consent 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession. Presiding: Janice A. Radway, Northwestern Univ. Speakers: Kate Nace Day, Sufolk Univ.; Anastasia Salter, Univ. of Central Florida; Aishah Shahidah Simmons, independent scholar; Ariana E. Vigil, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Rebecca A. Wanzo, Washington Univ. in St. Louis Panelists address recent public discussions of rape, sexual violence, and consent and explore how language igures centrally and diferently in discussions carried on within a range of discourses and arenas. he session aims to develop a more complex understanding of gendered and sexualized violence and to help participants articulate more just forms of redress and care. 76. Nineteenth- Century Publics, Romantic Readers 1:45 3:00 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Romantic and 19th-Century. Presiding: Jan Mieszkowski, Reed Coll. 1. Scott s Children: Romantic Poetry and Mass Education at the Turn of the Century, Michael C. Cohen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. Public Service: Announcement or Utterance, Lenora Hanson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. Hegel, Brummell, and the Actuarial Public, Chad McCracken, Lake Forest Coll. For abstracts, write to reed.edu ater 1 Dec. 77. Graphic Interventions: Visual Cultures of the Arab World 1:45 3:00 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Arabic. Presiding: Hoda El Shakry, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. Doaa El- Adl and Cartoon Artists from Egypt, Aisha Nasser, Oregon State Univ. 2. Women, Art, and Revolution in the Streets of Egypt, Nevine El Nossery, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. he Walls Are Talking to Me : Beirut Graiti and the Reappropriation of Public Space, Nadine Sinno, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. Respondent: Ghenwa Hayek, Univ. of Chicago 78. New Currents in Medieval Iberian Studies 1:45 3:00 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval Iberian. Presiding: Michelle M. Hamilton, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. Leadership Studies and the Epic, Matthew J. Bailey, Washington and Lee Univ.

74 986 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 2. Política de la alegría: La modernidad al tablero en la Iberia alfonsí, Juan Escourido, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. Reading the Libro de buen amor Transconfessionally, Gregory S. Hutcheson, Univ. of Louisville 4. he Question of the Animal and the Deinition of the Human, Wendell Patrick Smith, Wilson Coll. 79. Visibility and the Stakes of Representation in Contemporary French Culture 1:45 3:00 p.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century French. Presiding: Cybelle H. Mc- Fadden, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro 1. Politics and Visibility: Documentary Aesthetics and 17 October 1961, Maria Flood, Cornell Univ. 2. Où est Charlie? Representations of French Diversity and Lack hereof in Quai d Orsay, Catherine S. Webster, Univ. of Central Oklahoma 3. Free- Speech Rights: France as a Case in Point, Meaghan Emery, Univ. of Vermont For abstracts, visit twentiethcenturyfrenchliterature.commons.mla.org ater 15 Dec. 79A. he Collapse of the Margins: Contemporary Israeli Culture 1:45 3:00 p.m., 302, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Hebrew. Presiding: Na ama Rokem, Univ. of Chicago 1. Auto- spectrality: Ethno- cultural Ghosts in Almog Behar and Toni Morrison, Karen Grumberg, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Mizrachi Witches: Feminist Symbols or Orientalist Fantasies of Israeli Cinema? Rachel S. Harris, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. State of Fantasy : Shani Boianjiu and Israeli Feminist Militarism, Itay Eisinger, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. Toward a Political Change: Disabled Dance in Israel, Ilana Szobel, Brandeis Univ. Thursday, 7 January 3:00 p.m. 80. Using Your Language Proiciency and Cultural Expertise in a Federal Government Career 3:00 5:00 p.m., Lone Star G, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Research. Presiding: Rusty Shughart, Oice of the Director of National Intelligence Speakers: Joyce Baker, National Language Service Corps; Richard Donovan, Defense Language Inst.; Esther Isasia- Ross, FBI Language Services; Julie Johnson, United States Dept. of State; Roy Savoy, National Security Education Program; Patrice Shackleford, language recruiter his workshop provides an overview of various federal careers that utilize skills in languages and cultural expertise translator, interpreter, instructor, intelligence analyst, language analyst, foreign language program manager, foreign service oicer, and law enforcement oicer. Recruiters and subject- matter experts discuss career opportunities, ways to prepare for federal careers, and the application process. Thursday, 7 January 3:30 p.m. 81. Veinte años después: La generación del Crack y la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea 3:30 4:45 p.m., 203, JW Marriott A creative conversation. Presiding: Hector Jaimes, North Carolina State Univ. Speakers: Pedro Ángel Palou García, Tuts Univ.; Eloy Urroz, he Citadel; Jorge Volpi, Festival Cervantino his session discusses the literary works of Eloy Urroz, Pedro Ángel Palou García, and Jorge Volpi twenty years ater the publication of their Crack Manifesto and addresses how their writings connect (or not) with new and upcoming Latin American writers. 82. Bootstrapping Broads: On the Work of Writing Labor 3:30 4:45 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Xiomara Santamarina, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Speakers: Jane Greenway Carr, New America; Laura Fisher, Ryerson Polytechnic Univ.; Lori A. Merish, Georgetown Univ.; Gretchen Murphy, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Marion Leeson Rust, Univ. of Kentucky; Kaye Wierzbicki, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection Because much of the vibrant scholarship that examines women s labor in the long nineteenth century occurs within the discipline of history, we imagine our roundtable as a provocation to the discipline of American literary studies to take more seriously the connections between social forms and genres of work and literary genres.

75 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Poetry and Dissent in American Public Life 3:30 4:45 p.m., 19A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Nate Mickelson, Guttman Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 1. Making the Body Visible: Using Investigative Poetics to Document Public Dissent, Tana Jean Welch, Florida State Univ. 2. Native Subjects: Sentimental Resistance in Lydia Sigourney s Poems about Indian Removal, Elizabeth Petrino, Fairield Univ. 3. Protest, Poetry, and Community in the National Labor Tribune, Brianne Jaquette, Coll. of the Bahamas 4. Will You Fight with Me? : Beulah Richardson and the 1951 Sojourn for Truth and Justice, Michael W. Bibby, Shippensburg Univ. 84. Contemporary Art Activism in Russia 3:30 4:45 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Russian and Eurasian and the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Presiding: Julia Vaingurt, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 1. Roman Osminkin s Performative Poetry: Between Tretyakov and Prigov, Mark N. Lipovetsky, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 2. he Vulnerable Body as a Political Instrument in Contemporary Russian Art Activism, Colleen McQuillen, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. How to Snatch a Chicken: he Voina Group s Festive Indistinction, Jonathan Brooks Platt, Univ. of Pittsburgh For abstracts, visit mlaslavic.blogspot.com. 85. Bernard Shaw and New Media 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jennifer Buckley, Univ. of Iowa 1. Disembodied Voices: he Phonograph, the Telephone, and the Question of Identity, Sos Ann Eltis, Univ. of Oxford, Brasenose Coll. 2. Lunching with G. B.: he Art of Shavian Self- Caricature, Jonathan Goldman, New York Inst. of Tech. 3. he Shavian Screen: he Embrace of Bernard Shaw by the Early Intermedial Forms of British Television, John Wyver, Univ. of Westminster For abstracts, visit ater 1 Dec. 86. heorizing the Global Hispanophone: Equatorial Guinea, Western Sahara, and Hispanophone Literature 3:30 4:45 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Hispanophone. Presiding: Raul Marrero- Fente, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. Speaking for the Other: Inongo- vi Makomè s Nativas, Michael F. Ugarte, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia 2. Djambe: he Deconstruction of Spanish Modernity in Donato Ndongo s El metro, Brian Bobbitt, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Performance de inocencia para imaginar Guinea Ecuatorial en un espacio cultural global, Baltasar Fra- Molinero, Bates Coll. 4. Decolonizing Hispanidad: he Aterlives of Don Quijote in the Western Sahara and Equatorial Guinea, Martin Repinecz, Univ. of San Diego Respondent: Benita Sampedro, Hofstra Univ. For abstracts, visit groups/global-hispanophone/. 87. he Letter Killeth but the Image Gives Life: Visual Literacies and Native Americans in Early America 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Drew Lopenzina, Old Dominion Univ. 1. Mighty Oaks from Printers Fleurons Grow: he Wampanoag Bible and the Narratives of Its Acorn Glyphs, Stei Dippold, Kansas State Univ. 2. A Tale of hree Empires: A Woodcut, the Transatlantic Indian, and the Broadside of Occom s Sermon on the Execution of Moses Paul, Clayton Zuba, Univ. of Delaware, Newark 3. he Face in William Apess s Indian Looking Glass, Drew Lopenzina 88. American Literature and the Politics of Religion 3:30 4:45 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Raymond L. Horton, Case Western Reserve Univ. 1. God s Pedagogy : he Trouble with Normative heology in Religion and Literature Studies, Christopher Douglas, Univ. of Victoria 2. he Evasion of Normativity in Literary Scholarship on Religion, Matthew Mutter, Bard Coll. 3. Dreams, Visions, Fictions : Secularism as Form in Twain s Political heology, Raymond L. Horton Respondent: Amy Hungerford, Yale Univ. For abstracts, visit americanreligionandliterature.wordpress.com ater 1 Nov. 89. Troubling Desire, Troubling Tradition in the Transatlantic Fin de Siglo 3:30 4:45 p.m., 310, JW Marriott

76 988 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA A special session. Presiding: Sarah Moody, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 1. Andróginos: Male Friendship, Efeminacy, and Erotica in the Novels of Clarín, Galdós, and Pardo Bazán, Mehl Penrose, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 2. Fin- de- Siglo Poririan Mexico: he Woman Question in Mariano Azuela s María Luisa (1907), Julio Enriquez- Ornelas, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. Feminine Erotics Confront Modernismo: Violence and Parody in Agustini and Cáceres, Sarah Moody 4. Graziella Garbalosa s La gozadora del dolor ( She Who Relishes Pain ; 1922), Nancy Anne La- Greca, Univ. of Oklahoma 90. Shakespeare and Twentieth- and Twenty- First- Century American Reading Publics 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gina Bloom, Univ. of California, Davis 1. Shakespeare for the Self- Help Crowd: How to Win Friends and Inluence Princes, Kyle Pivetti, Norwich Univ. 2. Shakespeare, Women Readers, and the Contemporary Novel, Elizabeth Rivlin, Clemson Univ. 3. Out Foul Spot : Dissenting Pedagogies in American Homeschool Editions of Shakespeare s Macbeth, Jillian Snyder, Univ. of Notre Dame For abstracts, write to clemson.edu ater 15 Dec. 91. Worlding the Postcolonial: Perspectives on Space, Place, and Indigeneity 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Postcolonial Studies. Presiding: Vilashini Cooppan, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 1. Indigeneity and the Worlding of Postcolonialism, Haifa Alfaisal, King Saud Univ. 2. Worlding the Postcolonial: he Indigenous Turn in Postcolonial Literature, Pramod K. Mishra, Lewis Univ. 3. Terraforming as Imperialism; or, Anthropogenic World Literature, Kyle McAuley, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 92. he Myth of Post- canonicity: Early Modern Women Writers 3:30 4:45 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Lara A. Dodds, Mississippi State Univ. Speakers: Kimberly Anne Coles, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Michelle M. Dowd, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro; Ula Klein, Texas A&M International Univ.; Rebecca Laroche, Univ. of Colorado, Colorado Springs; Mihoko Suzuki, Univ. of Miami Respondent: Wendy L. Wall, Northwestern Univ. Panelists address the obstacles and opportunities for the study and teaching of early modern women given current disciplinary and institutional circumstances. he recovery of early modern women s writing has been very successful, but by some measures women s creative activities remain marginalized within the profession. What are the causes and consequences? What are strategies for change? 93. What the Victorians Can Do for heory 3:30 4:45 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English. Presiding: Aviva Briefel, Bowdoin Coll. 1. Darwin s Afect heory, Rachel Ablow, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 2. he Victorian Novel and British Object Relations Psychoanalysis, Alicia Christof, Amherst Coll. 3. heories of the Nineteenth Century, Zachary Samalin, Univ. of Chicago 94. Multimodality: he Leading Edge of Teaching and Learning 3:30 4:45 p.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum HEP Teaching as a Profession. Presiding: Rebecca E. Burnett, Georgia Inst. of Tech. 1. Image, Sound, Text: Multimodal Composition in Face- to- Face, Hybrid, and Online Spaces, Rebecca Hallman, Univ. of Houston 2. Staging Stories hat Heal in the Composition Classroom, Nichole Lariscy, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham Respondent: Rebecca E. Burnett For abstracts, write to ater 1 Nov. 95. Democratic Vistas: Reading and Writing in the Community College Classroom 3:30 4:45 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the ADE Executive Committee. Presiding: Susan Miller, Santa Fe Coll., FL Speakers: Melissa Flanagan, Santa Fe Coll., FL; David Laurence, MLA; Ian Sherman, Olympic Coll., WA

77 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 989 Classroom life and work at community colleges: How do students learn to do college reading? What are the most productive ways of assigning and responding to student papers? What essential contributions do community colleges make to higher education? 96. New Directions in Black Canadian Literature 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Canadian. Presiding: Jade R. Ferguson, Univ. of Guelph 1. Critical Black Canadian Memory Culture, Audience, and Transformations of the Real: Agnant, Clarke, Compton, Winfried Siemerling, Univ. of Waterloo 2. Employing Digital Humanities to Identify Austin Clarke s Aesthetics of Crossing, Paul Barrett, McMaster Univ. 3. Black Canadian Art and the Aesthetics of Spatial Justice, Karina Vernon, Univ. of Toronto, Scarborough 4. Topographies of the Black Imaginary in Wayde Compton s Performance Bond, Darcy Ballantyne, York Univ. 97. Translations between Center and Periphery: From Iran to the West 3:30 4:45 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC West Asian. Presiding: Amy Motlagh, American Univ. in Cairo Speakers: Esmaeil Haddadian- Moghaddam, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Franklin Lewis, Univ. of Chicago; Laetitia Nanquette, Univ. of New South Wales; Nasrin Rahimieh, Univ. of California, Irvine; Kamran Rastegar, Tuts Univ. Translations from Persian into European languages are an important but oten overlooked part of the history of the idea of world literature. By studying translation lows between Iran and Western countries, panelists seek to question the absence of Persian in most discussions of world literature and to situate translation experiences in a global context. 98. Memory and Migration 3:30 4:45 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums TC Memory Studies and CLCS Hemispheric American. Presiding: Ana Paulina Lee, Columbia Univ. 1. he Migration of Objects and the Trusteeship of Memory, Jefrey D. Wallen, Hampshire Coll. 2. Storying Memories, Migrations, and Borders, Channette Romero, Univ. of Georgia 3. Many Havanas: Memory and Migration, Myrna García- Calderón, Syracuse Univ. For abstracts, write to carrollu.edu. 99. Caribbean Ghosts 3:30 4:45 p.m., 407, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Véronique C. Maisier, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale 1. he Phantom and the Spectre: Haunting and Hauntology in Chair Piment, Rebecca Krasner, Brown Univ. 2. Pipi s Dance with the Dead: Zombies and the Performance of Memory in Chamoiseau s Chronique des sept misères, Lindsey Smith, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. Toussaint s Ghosts, Susan Weeber, Penn State Univ., University Park For abstracts, write to gmail.com Ater the Holocaust: Second- Generation Literature 3:30 4:45 p.m., 301, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Susan Jacobowitz, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 1. he Second Generation and the Act of Listening, Charlotte Werbe, Prince ton Univ. 2. Inherited Anxiety: Patrick Modiano and Postmemory, Kelsey Madsen, Univ. of Oklahoma 3. Searching for Atonement and Catharsis in Imagined Mémoires: Elisabeth Gille s Le Mirador, Amy Vidor, Univ. of Texas, Austin 101. Writing on and against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style circa :30 4:45 p.m., 409, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Erin Skye Mackie, Syracuse Univ. 1. Promoting Anti- fashion: Dress, Taste, and Self- Presentation in Wilkie Collins s he Woman in White, Loretta A. Clayton, Middle Georgia State Univ. 2. he Transatlantic Fashioning of the Female Aesthete in Prudence: A Story of Aesthetic London, Petra Clark, Univ. of Delaware, Newark 3. Simple Habits : Facing Fashion in Dreiser s Sister Carrie, Rochelle Rives, Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. Anybody s Girl : Fashionable Clothing in Jessie Fauset s he Chinaberry Tree, Kimberly Lamm, Duke Univ he Dirty Coast 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5B, ACC

78 990 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA Program arranged by the forum TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities. Presiding: Liane Tanguay, Univ. of Houston, Victoria 1. Cleaning Up the Bayou: Soiled Politics and Unnatural Disaster in Faulkner s Old Man, Alexandra Rahr, Univ. of Toronto 2. Stuck in the Mud, Sharon O Dair, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 3. Essaying Louis Armstrong International Airport, Christopher Schaberg, Loyola Univ., New Orleans 4. Wetlands and the Paradox of the Pastoral in Pastoral Care, Martha R. Serpas, Univ. of Houston For abstracts, write to ua.edu ater 10 Dec he Publics of Global Health Literature 3:30 4:45 p.m., 9C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Alvan Ikoku, Stanford Univ. Speakers: Sari Altschuler, Emory Univ.; Cristobal S. Silva, Columbia Univ.; Karen hornber, Harvard Univ.; Priscilla B. Wald, Duke Univ. Participants propose to answer the MLA president s call to consider literature s past, present, and future publics through the topic of global health in literature Cinema and Public Spheres in Franco s Spain 3:30 4:45 p.m., 201, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Diana Jorza, Univ. of Notre Dame 1. Consumers without Consumption: Film Fandom and Material Culture in Franco s Spain, Kathleen M. Vernon, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 2. Queering the Desarrollismo Years: he Failures of Sexualized Nationhood in 1960s Spain, Annabel Martín, Dartmouth Coll. 3. Confessional Cinema: Religion and Film in the Spanish Public Sphere ( ), Jorge P. Pérez, Univ. of Kansas For abstracts, write to nd.edu ater 1 Dec Untranslatable Modernism 3:30 4:45 p.m., 303, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Tze Yin Teo, Univ. of Oregon 1. Negro and Negro: he Anxious Untranslatability of Black Modernism, Gayle Rogers, Univ. of Pittsburgh 2. Building a Steinese Wall, Tze Yin Teo 3. he Pharisees, Eric Hayot, Penn State Univ., University Park Respondent: Rebecca L. Walkowitz, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 106. Syntax and Poetry 3:30 4:45 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LSL Linguistics and Literature. Presiding: Donald E. Hardy, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 1. A Parsing- Proof Whole: Susan Howe s Experimental Syntax and Its Processing Implications, Davide Castiglione, Univ. of Nottingham 2. Syntactic Deviation in a Foreign Tongue, Michael E. Hufmaster, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Ma ya güez 3. Parsing he Dream Songs, Calista McRae, Harvard Univ. For abstracts, visit MLA.html Weird DH 3:30 4:45 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Digital Humanities. Presiding: Mark Sample, Davidson Coll. 1. Speculative Data: Postempirical Approaches to the Dataication of Afect and Activity, Shane Denson, Duke Univ. 2. Analyzing Belligerent Erasure: Weird Digital Humanities and/in the Native, Jeremy Justus, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Johnstown 3. Weird Tales of Super- K : A Synesthetic Journey into the National Security Archive s Kissinger Correspondence, Micki Kaufman, MLA 4. Danger, Jane Roe! Using Embroidery and Electronics to Make Data Weird, Kim Knight, Univ. of Texas, Dallas 108. MLA International Bibliography as the Public Face of Scholarship 3:30 4:45 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the Advisory Committee on the MLA International Bibliography. Presiding: Barbara Chen, MLA Speakers: Gregory Grazevich, MLA; Mary Onorato, MLA Since its inception, the MLA Bibliography has provided access to the scholarly record for all. With enhanced data and capabilities, it continues to do so in the digital age. he editors will emphasize scholar- user experiences in an age of discovery with historical background Revolutionary Echoes 3:30 4:45 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th- Century French. Presiding: Jennifer S. Tsien, Univ. of Virginia

79 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January On Two New Books: How Revolutionary Is Our Scholarship Today?, Julia V. Douthwaite, Univ. of Notre Dame 2. How Not to Make a Revolution: he Revolution of Naples according to Cuoco, Biliana Kassabova, Stanford Univ. 3. he Philosophes in Morocco: Revolutionary Ideas and Islam in the Twenty- First Century, Mary Elizabeth Allen, Univ. of Virginia 4. his Full- Lipped Maiden Has the Heart of a Tiger : Madame Roland as Model and Ideal in Revolutionary China, Cecilia Feilla, Marymount Manhattan Coll Forty Years of he Woman Warrior 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Asian American. Presiding: Julia Lee, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Residual Battles: Mobilizing Oppositional Perspectives in he Woman Warrior, Gregory Fenton, Univ. of Guelph 2. A Tale for the Time Being: Ruth Ozeki s Homage to and Revision of he Woman Warrior, Martha J. Cutter, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 3. he Woman Warrior in China, Lan Dong, Univ. of Illinois, Springield 4. Mulan s Daughters: Shiting Visions of he Woman Warrior in a Post- American World, Sandra K. Stanley, California State Univ., Northridge 111. Comparative Literature and Global Studies 3:30 4:45 p.m., 202, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association of Departments and Programs of Comparative Literature. Presiding: Corinne Laura Scheiner, Colorado Coll. Speakers: Caroline D. Eckhardt, Penn State Univ., University Park; Carl H. Fisher, California State Univ., Long Beach; Christopher GoGwilt, Fordham Univ., Bronx; Robert Ryle Shandley, Texas A&M Univ., College Station Panelists discuss a range of perspectives of the institutional and curricular relations between comparative literature and global studies, speciically the efects of global studies on comparative literature and the ways in which comparative literature is shaping localized versions of global studies. How can we work together as allies and partners rather than as adversaries? 112. Maritime Humanities, : Cultural Meanings of the Mediterranean/ Atlantic 3:30 4:45 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern. Presiding: Patricia E. Grieve, Columbia Univ. 1. Mapping Transatlantic Piratical Movements and Individuals at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century, Mariana Velazquez, Columbia Univ. 2. Hamlet the Pirate, Ophelia the Mermaid: Mimesis, Narration, and the Early Modern Maritime Imagination, Emma Atwood, Boston Coll. 3. Maritime Disasters: Surviving Shipwreck in Early Modern Portugal, Estela J. Vieira, Indiana Univ., Bloomington Respondent: Josiah Blackmore, Harvard Univ Social Death and Citizenship 3:30 4:45 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Race and Ethnicity Studies. Presiding: Stephen P. Knadler, Spelman Coll.; Amritjit Singh, Ohio Univ., Athens 1. Declaration of Independence: Origin of American Social Death in Barbara Chase- Riboud s Sally Hemings, Michael Lackey, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris 2. Audra Simpson s Richard: hose without Relations Cease to Be, Reid Gómez, Kalamazoo Coll. 3. he Freak Accident and the Absent Black Father: Social Death and Reproductive Futurity in Ann Allen Shockley s Loving Her, Rebecca Balon, Univ. of California, Irvine 4. Novelist Charles Johnson: Social Death, the Dead Living, and the Diaspora, Richard Hardack, independent scholar 114. Robin Hood in Words and Music 3:30 4:45 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Lyrica Society for Word- Music Relations. Presiding: Jef Dailey, Five Towns Coll. 1. Diana s Merry Women: Finding Robin Hood in John Lyly s Gallathea, Kristina Sutherland, Univ. of Georgia 2. New Words, Old Music, Virtual Collaborations: Robin des bois in Restoration Paris, Peter Mondelli, Univ. of North Texas 3. Merry Sherwood and the London heater Season, Linda Veronika Troost, Washington and Jeferson Coll. 4. he Popular and Critical Reception of De Koven and Smith s 1901 Operetta Maid Marian, the Sequel to Robin Hood (1890): Evidence from the Bostonians North American Tour, Lorraine K. Stock, Univ. of Houston For abstracts, write to lyrica.com ater 8 Dec.

80 992 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 115. he Futures of Shelley s Triumph 3:30 4:45 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the Keats- Shelley Association of America. Presiding: Joel Robert Falak, Univ. of Western Ontario 1. As If hat Look Must Be the Last, Jacques Khalip, Brown Univ. 2. Rhymes of Wonder: Otherness without Distortion, Elizabeth Fay, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston 3. A Veil of Light Is Drawn : Percy Shelley s Minor Cinema, Forest Pyle, Univ. of Oregon Respondent: Orrin N. C. Wang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 116. British, Or? 3:30 4:45 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Middle English. Presiding: Erin Felicia Labbie, Bowling Green State Univ. Speakers: Matthieu Boyd, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., Florham- Madison; John M. Ganim, Univ. of California, Riverside; Rebecca Anne Hill, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Kathy M. Lavezzo, Univ. of Iowa; Christopher Taylor, Williams Coll.; Alexander Wolfe, Univ. of Chicago Literary studies today questions the notion that literatures relect or produce nationalism, yet we continue to debate the question of the relevance of Middle En glish and medieval literature to British national identity. What is British? Where and when is what we call the medieval in relation to that which we deem British? Can we speak of a cosmopolitanism of medieval literature? 117. Readers, Viewers, Listeners, Users 3:30 4:45 p.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century German. Presiding: Devin A. Fore, Princeton Univ. 1. Mobile Spectators and Expanding Screens, Deniz Göktürk, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Reception heory in an Online Environment, Verena Kick, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. Listening before, beyond, and alongside the Human, Daniel Gilillan, Arizona State Univ., Tempe Respondent: Stefanie Harris, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 118. New Approaches to Material Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Italy 3:30 4:45 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian. Presiding: Martin G. Eisner, Duke Univ. 1. Rewriting Dante: Lyric Sequences, Attributions, and the Creation of an Author, Laura Banella, Duke Univ. 2. he Archetype of Renaissance Dream Interpretation: he Somniale Danielis between Leonardo da Vinci and Gerolamo Cardano, Valerio Cappozzo, Univ. of Mississippi 3. he Writing on the Wall: Visual Representations of Rustichello da Pisa s Arthurian Compilation, Elizabeth Florea, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, write to miami.edu Boycotting Israeli Academic Institutions 3:30 4:45 p.m., Lone Star D, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee. Presiding: Margaret W. Ferguson, Univ. of California, Davis Speakers: Gabriel Noah Brahm, Northern Michigan Univ.; Rebecca Comay, Univ. of Toronto; Gil Z. Hochberg, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Saree Makdisi, Univ. of California, Los Angeles Respondent: Stephanie Louise Kirk, Washington Univ. in St. Louis Perspectives on the proposed MLA resolution to endorse the Palestinian call for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. Why call for such a boycott? What is the role of academic boycotts in a campaign of boycott, divestment, and sanctions? What are the consequences of an institutional boycott for Palestinian and Israeli scholars and for the MLA and its membership? 120. Disability, Contingency, Neoliberalism 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Disability Studies. Presiding: Susan Antebi, Univ. of Toronto 1. he Biopolitics of Disability, David Mitchell, George Washington Univ.; Sharon Snyder, George Washington Univ. 2. Crip Figures: Disability, Austerity, and Aspiration, Robert McRuer, George Washington Univ. 3. he Stories We Tell: he ADA, Activism, Narrative, and Afect/ Efect, Lennard J. Davis, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 4. Diferent Rhythms: Land- Based Disability Performances in Precarious Times, Petra Kuppers, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

81 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 993 Thursday, 7 January 5:15 p.m Reexamining New World Encounters: Archives across Cultures 5:15 6:30 p.m., 307, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Matt Cohen, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Frightening as Demons : Representations of Black Masculinity in the Early French Caribbean, Ashley Williard, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 2. Uncovering the Californio Archive: Californios and Anglos in Nineteenth- Century California, Covadonga Lamar Prieto, Univ. of California, Riverside 3. he Ethiopian Synthesis, Steven William homas, Wagner Coll Political Concepts in Translation: Activism, Event, Praxis 5:15 6:30 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS 20th- and 21st-Century. Presiding: Emily Apter, New York Univ. 1. Interlocking Arms, Ariella Azoulay, Brown Univ. 2. Primitive Accumulation, Ben Conisbee Baer, Princeton Univ. 3. Viral Sovereignty, Anjuli Kolb, Williams Coll. 4. Shame, Bruno Bosteels, Cornell Univ Africa Is the New Black: Transatlantic Vogue(s) and African American Literary Studies 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC African American and the College Language Association. Presiding: Clement Akassi, Howard Univ. 1. hinking and Living the Transnational in the Early African American Imagination, Elizabeth West, Georgia State Univ. 2. Transnational Complications of Black Identity in Contemporary African American Literature, Vene tria Kirsten Patton, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 3. Racialized Borders and Ethnic Restrictions on the United States American Literary Landscape, Shauna Morgan Kirlew, Howard Univ Tracing Associations in the Americas, :15 6:30 p.m., 8C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Leila Mansouri, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. Religion, Institution, and Individual ater Disestablishment, David Weimer, Harvard Univ. 2. Early African American Orature: From Individuation to Associationalism, Douglas Jones, Jr., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 3. he Performative Commons and Lateral Kinship in Early America, Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern Univ. Respondent: Nancy Bentley, Univ. of Pennsylvania 125. he Counterpublics of Underground Comix 5:15 6:30 p.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Margaret Galvan, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Leah Misemer, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Speakers: Ian Blechschmidt, Northwestern Univ.; Jonathan W. Gray, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York; Aaron Kashtan, Miami Univ., Oxford; Joshua Kopin, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Samantha Meier, independent scholar; Lara Sa guisag, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York In the 1970s and 1980s, underground comics provided an opportunity for less dominant groups to form communities by representing alternative kinds of experience. Panelists aim to open up the conversation on underground comics to include the ignored voices, such as those of women, minorities, and LGBT communities in San Francisco and elsewhere in the United States Romantic Quotation: he Use of Quoted Material in British Romanticism 5:15 6:30 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Joel Frederic Pace, Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire 1. he Evidentiary Quotation and Romanticism s Composite Orders, Dahlia J. Porter, Univ. of North Texas 2. Felicia Hemans, Washington Irving, and the Traic in Citation, Cynthia Williams, Wentworth Inst. of Tech. 3. Romantic Quotation in John Keats s he Fall of Hyperion: A Dream, Ross C. Murin, Southern Methodist Univ. For abstracts, write to smu.edu Beckett and Surrealism 5:15 6:30 p.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ira Nadel, Univ. of British Columbia 1. Surreal Beckett, Alan Warren Friedman, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Void and Coninement: Beckett, Surrealism, and the Poetry of the Body, Amanda Dennis, Columbia Univ.

82 994 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 3. Revenant Surrealism in Beckett s Late Prose, Mark Stephen Byron, Univ. of Sydney Respondent: Ira Nadel For abstracts, write to mail.ubc.ca En glish Metrical Cultures before :15 6:30 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Eric Weiskott, Boston Coll. 1. Bilingual Verse Culture in Anglo- Saxon En gland: he Macaronic Poems, Ian Cornelius, Yale Univ. 2. Ye Olde En glish: Middle En glish Metrics in Early Modern En gland, Megan Cook, Colby Coll. 3. Mnemonic Verse and the Enlightenment Mind, Joshua Swidzinski, Columbia Univ Style Is Anywhere: Some Literary Applications of Punctuation 5:15 6:30 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Albert E. Krahn, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 1. he Limits of Non- inito: homas Traherne and His Uses of Punctuation, Tanya K. Zhelezcheva, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. he Syntax of Silence in Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall- Street, Daniel Couch, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. Comedies of Underpunctuation in Recent Poetry, Calista McRae, Harvard Univ. For abstracts, visit A Radical New Vision: Popular Visual Culture and African American Self- Fashioning 5:15 6:30 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Kya Mangrum, Cornell Univ. 1. Mourning Becomes Her: Photography and Self- Fashioning in Black Women s Life Narratives, Kya Mangrum 2. Black Faces Etched in White Stone: Signiications of the Mixed- Race Woman in Edmonia Lewis s Sculpture, Kelli Morgan, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 3. Rethinking the Late- Nineteenth- Century Visual Archive of Racial Violence, Autumn Womack, Univ. of Pittsburgh 4. Trans- formations: Black Women and Gender Performance in the Late- Nineteenth and Early- Twentieth Centuries, Stacie McCormick, Texas Christian Univ. For abstracts, write to cornell.edu En gland and/in/or Europe: Seventeenth-Century Perspectives 5:15 6:30 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Molly Murray, Columbia Univ. 1. Post- Petrarchan En glish Literary Transnationalism, Sharon Achinstein, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 2. Polyglot Poetics: En glish Literature and the Catastrophe of Early Modern European Politics, Nigel S. Smith, Prince ton Univ. 3. Beauties Powerful Glance : Milton s Eve and Dryden s Duchess in a Transnational Perspective, homas H. Luxon, Dartmouth Coll he Dickens Jukebox : Music at Work and Play in Narrative Form 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the Dickens Society. Presiding: Carolyn S. Williams, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. Dickens s Music: Harmony, Texture, and Form in Nicholas Nickleby, Jonathan Farina, Seton Hall Univ. 2. Musical Surface and Depth in Little Dorrit, Carolyn S. Williams 3. Doing and Undoing the Orphan: John Parry s Peasant Boy, Bleak House, and Our Mutual Friend, Tricia A. Lootens, Univ. of Georgia 133. Fearful Publics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Old En glish. Presiding: Renée R. Trilling, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Parenting and Public hreats in he Fortunes of Men, Stacy S. Klein, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 2. Fearful Circuitry: Ininite Spaces at the End of the Junius Manuscript, Jill Fitzgerald, United States Naval Acad. 3. Who s Afraid of the Big, Bad Computus?, Rebecca Stephenson, Univ. College Dublin For abstracts, visit issue/ MLA.php Latin American Literatures in the University 5:15 6:30 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century Latin American. Presiding: Jorge Coronado, Northwestern Univ. Speakers: Carlos J. Alonso, Columbia Univ.; Danny J. Anderson, Trinity Univ.; Jill Robbins, Univ. of California, Merced; Nicolas Shumway, Rice Univ.; Vicky Unruh, Univ. of Kansas

83 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 995 How have departments of Spanish and Portuguese garnered resources for teaching and research missions in Latin American literatures and cultures? How do such units articulate with the larger administrative bodies of which they are a part? What are the challenges facing these units, internally and in the university? In this context, participants discuss particular initiatives and strategies Marie von Ebner- Eschenbach: One Hundred Years ater Her Death 5:15 6:30 p.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Peter C. Pfeifer, Georgetown Univ. 1. Desiderata in der Ebner- Eschenbach Forschung, Ulrike Tanzer, Universität Innsbruck 2. Death or Marriage: he Limits of Women s Interaction with Technology in Ebner- Eschenbach, Petra Watzke, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Zweifelhater Tod: Mercy Killing in the Work of Marie von Ebner- Eschenbach, Sarah Hillenbrand Varela, Longwood Univ. Respondent: C. Lynne Tatlock, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 136. Close and Distant Listening to Poetry with HiPSTAS and PennSound 5:15 6:30 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TM Libraries and Research. Presiding: Tanya E. Clement, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. PennSound at Eleven, Charles Bernstein, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. Applause in the Archive: Gauging Audience Response in Recorded Poetry, Stephen McLaughlin, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Material Sounds: Machine Listening in the Service of Bibliography, Chris Mustazza, Univ. of Pennsylvania 4. Distanced Sounding: Versioning Poems in the Digital Audio Archive, Kenneth W. Sherwood, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania For abstracts, visit blogs.ischool.utexas.edu/hipstas/2015/09/01/close-and-distant-listening-to -poetry-with-hipstas-and-pennsound/ Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Jewish Children s Literature 5:15 6:30 p.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Children s Literature Association and the forum LLC Sephardic. Presiding: Meira Levinson, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 1. Jewish- American Young Adult Literature and the Missing Global Jew, June S. Cummins, San Diego State Univ. 2. American Novels of the Beta Israel: Narrating Exodus Abroad to Shape Alliances at Home, Naomi Lesley, Holyoke Community Coll., MA 3. HaMelech Artus: Concepts of Childhood in a Medieval Hebrew- Italian Arthurian Romance, Esther Bernstein, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York Respondent: Tahneer Oksman, Marymount Manhattan Coll Bitching Writing: he New and Old Politics of Gender in Rhetoric and Composition 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the forum RCWS Writing Pedagogies. Presiding: Jacqueline R. Rhodes, California State Univ., San Bernardino 1. Butch Princess Leaning into Academic Leadership and Talking Over Machiavelli: What Say, Advocate? What Power, How, Now?, Jane A. Detweiler, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 2. Gender Coding in Language Pedagogy, David Bleich, Univ. of Rochester 3. Trompe l Oeil Meritocracy and the Gender of Detenuring, Patricia Roberts- Miller, Univ. of Texas, Austin 139. William Morris and the Legacy of Socialist Aesthetics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 19B, ACC Program arranged by the William Morris Society and the Marxist Literary Group. Presiding: Mathias Nilges, Saint Francis Xavier Univ. 1. Blurring Boundaries: William Morris and the Aesthetics of Difusion, Alison G. Chapman, Harvard Univ. 2. Once and Future Anarchists: Biopolitical Utopia in William Morris s News from Nowhere, Ben Richardson, Duke Univ. 3. Artists, Enemies, and the Avant- Garde Transformation of the Cratsman Ideal, Jessica Wilton, Carnegie Mellon Univ. For abstracts, visit he Global Ethics of Haitian Literature 5:15 6:30 p.m., 403, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: John Walsh, Univ. of Pittsburgh 1. Tropes of Survival in Dimitry Léger s God Loves Haiti and Roxane Gay s An Untamed State, Régine Jean- Charles, Boston Coll.

84 996 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 2. he Ethics of Race and Gender in the Literature of Dany Laferrière and Marie- Célie Agnant, Holly Collins, Baylor Univ. 3. A Poetics of Haunting in Myriam J. A. Chancy s Spirit of Haiti, Robert Sapp, Coll. of Charleston Respondent: Myriam J. A. Chancy, Scripps Coll Navigating New Waters: Contemporary Challenges of the Chair 5:15 6:30 p.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Tom Cerasulo, Elms Coll. Speakers: Kirk Curnutt, Troy Univ.; Tracy Floreani, Oklahoma City Univ.; Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ.; Marc Greenberg, Univ. of Kansas; David T. Humphries, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Emily Todd, Westield State Univ. Panelists share productive solutions and best practices for issues facing the twenty- irst- century chair in a climate of shiting institutional expectations. Each participant briely describes a challenge he or she has encountered and provides a suggestion for dealing with it. Much of the session time is devoted to discussion among the panelists and with the audience Mediterranean Times: Past, Futurity, Aterwardness 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Yasser Elhariry, Dartmouth Coll. 1. Futures of Egypt: he Mediterranean and Modernity in Taha Husayn s he Future of Culture in Egypt, Veli N. Yashin, Columbia Univ. 2. he Text without Rupture: Jewish Ethical Counterpublics in Edmond El- Maleh s Mediterranean, Michal Raizen, Ohio Wesleyan Univ. 3. Writing the Postimperial Mediterranean: Orhan Pamuk s Istanbul and he Museum of Innocence, Norbert Bugeja, Univ. of Malta 143. Long- Form: Varieties of Cinematic Time 5:15 6:30 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Phillip Maciak, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 1. Cycles and Squares: Early Cinema s Historical Frames, Phillip Maciak 2. Cinema in 1968 until the End of Time, Mark Goble, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. Slow Motion and the End of Time: Melancholia, Jessica Hurley, Univ. of Chicago 144. Boycott Literature 5:15 6:30 p.m., 402, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Sheila Marie Contreras, Michigan State Univ. Speakers: Dina Al- Kassim, Univ. of British Columbia; Ebony Coletu, Penn State Univ., University Park; Marcial Gonzalez, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Susan Cannon Harris, Univ. of Notre Dame; Subramanian Shankar, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa Respondent: Salah D. Hassan, Michigan State Univ. Panelists focus on an especially public form of literature: boycott literature, a corpus of texts produced out of distinct contexts. Taking up the presidential theme, participants explore literature and its publics by enlarging the frame beyond academic boycott debates. Discussions of boycott in Irish, Indian, Chicano, and South African cultural history he Political and the Poetic in Modern China: An Uneasy Marriage 5:15 6:30 p.m., 209, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Christopher M. Lupke, Washington State Univ., Pullman 1. Yuan Kejia s Poetry and Democracy : A View on Poetry and Modernity in China, Leihua Weng, Paciic Lutheran Univ. 2. Poetry as Event: Xu Xiuhua and Contemporary Chinese Poetic Culture, Dian Li, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 3. Whither Hong Kong En glish Poetry ater the Umbrella Revolution?, Michael Tsang, Univ. of Warwick For abstracts, write to wsu.edu Beyond Narrative: Literary Dislocations of Medicine 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: Laurie Clements Lambeth, Univ. of Houston, University Park 1. Lyric Medicine, Laurie Clements Lambeth 2. Medical Metaphors, Anita Wohlmann, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz 3. Beyond Reason: Interpreting Dementia, Rebecca Garden, Upstate Medical Univ., State Univ. of New York 147. Editing Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: he Digital Phase 5:15 6:30 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare. Presiding: Eric Rasmussen, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 1. Ininite Riches in a Little ROM, Brett D. Hirsch, Univ. of Western Australia; Aaron T. Pratt, Trinity Univ.

85 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Building a Digital Variorum in the Folgersphere, Eric Johnson, Folger Shakespeare Library 3. Opening Up the Digital Vault: he Internet Shakespeare Editions and Linked Open Data, Janelle A. Jenstad, Univ. of Victoria 148. he Academic Boycott: Taking Sides 5:15 6:30 p.m., Lone Star D, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee. Presiding: Julie Rak, Univ. of Alberta Speakers: Rachel S. Harris, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Sean Kennedy, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Monica Osborne, Pepperdine Univ.; Kenneth James Surin, Duke Univ. A discussion of whether the MLA and all its members should commit to taking a side in the Israel- Palestine conlict through support of or opposition to a proposed boycott. Examinations of various perspectives in the conlict and the wider region as well as the relation of political advocacy to scholarship and the role of professional associations Posthumous Hawthorne 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society. Presiding: Ivonne Garcia, Kenyon Coll. 1. It Is Strange How hese Familiar Places Are Haunted : Posthumous Hawthorne, Literary Tourism, and Uncanny Authorship, Charles Eaton Baraw, Southern Connecticut State Univ. 2. Native Blood, Native Earth: Toward an Understanding of Native Americans in the Septimius Manuscripts, John Rendeiro, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 3. he Ugly Smell of Nortoniensis: Hawthorne s Septimius and the Civil War, Magnus J. Ullén, Karlstad Universitet For abstracts, visit What Happened at Decolonization? 5:15 6:30 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC African to Presiding: Neil ten Kortenaar, Univ. of Toronto 1. he Incomplete Project: Decolonization and the Case for African Literature, Simon E. Gikandi, Prince ton Univ. 2. Victims of Enchantment: (Un)Freedom and the Epochal in African Literature, Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto Respondent: Adeleke Adeeko, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 151. Reading Sand s Pasts and Sand s Futures 5:15 6:30 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the George Sand Association. Presiding: Alexandra K. Wettlaufer, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. On Our Shelves Rather han in Our Hands? (Re)Reading Sand with Henry James, Nigel J. Harkness, Univ. of Newcastle 2. Frenchmen into Peasants into Frenchmen: Rewriting Revolutionary Past and Future in Nanon, Biliana Kassabova, Stanford Univ. 3. George Sand s Presence in the Future of Divorce Politics in France, Anne Marcoline, Univ. of Houston, Clear Lake 4. George Sand and the Future of Democracy: Sand s Lettres d un voyageur pendant la guerre, Lynn R. Wilkinson, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, visit people.hofstra.edu/david_a_ powell/ gsa/ conferences.htm Germanic Philology and Linguistics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Germanic Philology and Linguistics. Presiding: Tina Boyer, Wake Forest Univ. 1. Afective Ainities: Oblique Subjects in Old and Middle High German, Stephen Mark Carey, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris 2. On the Typology of Object Preposing: West Germanic and Beyond, homas F. Shannon, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. Lady of the Temple, Prophetess, and Ruler: he Representation of Anna in the Old Saxon Héliand, Heiko Wiggers, Wake Forest Univ. 4. he Many I s of Hadewijch: he Self- Referential Poetry of Spiritual Existence in the Strophische Gedichte, Adrienne Damiani, Univ. of California, Berkeley 153. Archival Americas: he Benson Archives and Chicano/a Literature and Letters 5:15 6:30 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Chicana and Chicano. Presiding: Yolanda Padilla, Univ. of Washington, Bothell 1. Chicano Fever: Transamerican Archives of the Late- Nineteenth and Early- Twentieth Centuries, Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. Historias Untold and Retold: he Benson Latin American Collection and the Mexican American Literary Archive, John Morán González, Univ. of Texas, Austin

86 998 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 3. Otra vez en la movida: Extra- hermetic Readings of the Jim Sagel Archive at the Benson Collection, Anna Maria Nogar, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 4. Anzaldúan Archival Interventions, AnaLouise Keating, Texas Woman s Univ Not for Your Eyes: Editing Private Documents for Publication 5:15 6:30 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the Association for Documentary Editing. Presiding: Carol DeBoer- Langworthy, Brown Univ. 1. Concealment, Aggression, and Revelation: On Strike hroughs, Underlines, and Favourite Methods of Divination, Catherine Kunce, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 2. Out of Obscurity : Editorial Treatment, Code Words, and Once- Inaccessible Records in Joseph Smith s Papers, Eric Smith, Joseph Smith Papers Project 3. Editing Letters in a Digital Context: Current Paradigms and Horizons, Gabriel Hankins, Clemson Univ. Respondent: Beverly Palmer, Pomona Coll. For papers, write to gmail.com he End of the Regime of :15 6:30 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century Spanish and Iberian. Presiding: Luisa Elena Delgado, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Política, basura y el in del Régimen del 1978, Samuel Amago, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2. Does Solidarity Have a Future? Social Death and the Emergence of New Collectivities in Contemporary Spain, Angela Durán Real, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. From Microtheater to Macropolitics: he Revival of Popular heater in Crisis Spain as Dress Rehearsal for the Podemos Revolution, Scott Boehm, Michigan State Univ Rituals of Exclusion 5:15 6:30 p.m., 401, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- and 17th- Century Spanish and Iberian Poetry and Prose. Presiding: Ana M. Rodríguez Rodríguez, Univ. of Iowa 1. No nos dexan entrar en ellos : Keys, Coins, and Other Materials of Exclusion in Early Modern Spanish Descriptions of Jerusalem, Chad Leahy, Univ. of Denver 2. Who s In and Who s Out? An Arbitrista s Criteria for Inclusion and Exclusion in Seventeenth- Century Spain, Hilaire A. Kallendorf, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 3. Excluded by Race, Excluded by Habit: José Soller, a Peregrino Mulato Convicted of Impersonating a Priest, John Kitchen Moore, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham 157. Dialogues across the Miño: Galician- Portuguese Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Relations 5:15 6:30 p.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Presiding: Shannon M. Polchow, Univ. of South Carolina, Spartanburg 1. he Role of Secondary and Primary Orality in the Re- Creation of Linguistic Imaginaries in Contemporary Galician and Galician Spanish, Obdulia E. Castro, Regis Univ. 2. From Galicia to the Sea: Iberian Mysticism and Lusophone Symbolism in the Castilian- Language Poetry of Blanca Andreu, Robert Simon, Kennesaw State Univ. 3. Silence, Memory, and Redemption: he Inscription of Popular Memory in Portuguese and Galician Border Fictions, Alejandro Alonso, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. Oliveira Martins: Dismembering Galicia, Robert Patrick Newcomb, Univ. of California, Davis 158. Ecologies of the Nineteenth Century 5:15 6:30 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century French. Presiding: Patrick M. Bray, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 1. he Climate of Naturalism: Zola s Atmospheres, Jessica Tanner, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2. Fromentin on Cactus Grandilora: A Two- Point Perspective; or, he Aesthetic Implications of Ecology in Art, Pauline de holozany, Clemson Univ. 3. Regarder des choses que les autres ne voyaient point : Sand s Idealist Ecology and the Critique of Imperialism in Les maîtres sonneurs, Paul De Morais, Univ. of California, Berkeley 4. Ô Muse d Archimède! : Electric Telegraphy and the Experimental Sonnet in 1870s France, Bridget Behrmann, Prince ton Univ. For abstracts, visit Time(s) in/and the Nineteenth Century 5:15 6:30 p.m., 406, JW Marriott

87 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 999 Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century Latin American. Presiding: Natalia Brizuela, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. (Dis)Continuous Measures: Mixed Materiality, Temporality, and Media in Mansilla s Una excursión a los indios ranqueles, Mayra Bottaro, Univ. of Oregon 2. he Time of Revolution: Spanish- American Independence as Epistemic Rupture, Raúl Coronado, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. Landscape, Space, and Time in the Poririan Era, Shelley Elizabeth Garrigan, North Carolina State Univ. 4. Time ater Time: Geology, Race, and Nationality in the Patagonian Travelogues of Francisco P. Moreno and Clemente Onelli, Ashley Kerr, Univ. of Idaho Respondent: Alicia B. Rios, Syracuse Univ Elmore Leonard: Kids, Killers, Comedy 5:15 6:30 p.m., 19A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Charles Julian Rzepka, Boston Univ. 1. Feeling like a Hit Man in Elmore Leonard, Lisa Jeanne Fluet, Coll. of the Holy Cross 2. he Hot Kid Grows Up: Leonard s Feminist Code Hero, John Daily, Toussaint L Ouverture School for the Arts and Social Justice 3. Elmore Leonard and Romantic Comedy, Michael Leigh Sinowitz, DePauw Univ. Thursday, 7 January 7:00 p.m he British Pharmacopoeia 7:00 8:15 p.m., 14, ACC Program arranged by the forums LLC Scottish and LLC Late-18th-Century English. Presiding: Juliet Shields, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Rivka Swenson, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 1. Immateria Medica: Radclife and the Physicians, Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Univ. of California, Irvine 2. Precarious Ecologies: Medical Semiotics and Criticism in the Scottish Enlightenment, Kevis Goodman, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. Physiological Poetics and the Social Sublime, John Savarese, Univ. of Waterloo 4. Nerves, Nation, Network: James Johnson s Medical Nationalism, Miranda Jane Burgess, Univ. of British Columbia For abstracts, visit Canalizing Waddington: Evo- Devo in Literature and Science 7:00 8:15 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Science and Literature. Presiding: Steven J. Meyer, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 1. C. H. Waddington: Traveling the Hilly Landscape between Disciplines, Jan Baedke, Ruhr- Universität Bochum 2. Beyond Codes, beyond Everything Is Genetic : Waddington, Epigenesis, Events, James J. Bono, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 3. Gertrude Stein s Landscape Poetics, Eco- Evo- Devo, and the Cosmopolitical Turn, Steven J. Meyer 4. Remediating Waddington: Graphic Embryos and the Epigenetic Landscape, Susan Merrill Squier, Penn State Univ., University Park For abstracts, write to wustl.edu ater 30 Nov African (American) Diasporic Literature 7:00 8:15 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Stephanie S. Li, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 1. Sometimes in America Race Is Class : he Erasure of Class under Race in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie s Americanah, Alpana Sharma, Wright State Univ. 2. Envisioning the Past, Revising the Future in Chris Abani s he Virgin of Flames, Pashmina Murthy, Kenyon Coll. 3. Understanding America for the Non- American Black: Immigration and Identity in Contemporary African (American) Diaspora Literature, Cameron Leader- Picone, Kansas State Univ. 4. Racial Contingency in Open City, Molly H. Hiro, Univ. of Portland For abstracts, write to indiana.edu New Animals: Critical heory ater Posthumanism 7:00 8:15 p.m., 8C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Marta Figlerowicz, Yale Univ. 1. he Impossible Elephant and Other Animal Attractions, Moira Weigel, Yale Univ. 2. Viral Vitalism, Simon Porzak, Columbia Univ. 3. Can the Postcolonial Be Sublime?, Jana Maria Giles, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe Respondent: Marta Figlerowicz 165. Sense and Sound in Luso- Brazilian Literature and Amerindian Poetics 7:00 8:15 p.m., 404, JW Marriott

88 1000 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA A special session. Presiding: Marilia Librandi Rocha, Stanford Univ. Speakers: Luca Bacchini, Univ. of Bologna; Sergio Bairon Blanco Santanna, Universidade de São Paulo; Vincent Barletta, Stanford Univ.; Jamille Dias, Universidade de São Paulo; Rebecca A. Lippman, Univ. of California, Los Angeles Panelists explore the relation between literature and its audiences through oral performance, music, and listening. Participants propose a new way of working with the literary text that combines literary and sound- production analysis. Each participant makes a sound presentation of the texts being analyzed. For abstracts and sound textures, write to ater 30 Nov Collaborative Cultures in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis 7:00 8:15 p.m., 407, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Luis Moreno- Caballud, Univ. of Pennsylvania 1. A Spanish Democratic Revolution? Cultures of Empowerment and the Persistence of Neoliberalism, Luis Moreno- Caballud 2. New Municipalism in Spain: he City as Horizon for Grassroots Democracy, Pablo La Parra- Pérez, New York Univ. 3. From Practices to Policies? Spanish Cultural Politics between Movements and State Institutions, Vicente Rubio- Pueyo, Fordham Univ., Bronx Respondent: Palmar Maria Álvarez- Blanco, Carleton Coll Ethical Violence and Latin American Literature 7:00 8:15 p.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Oswaldo Estrada, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1. Narconarratives: Literary and Musical Intersections in Mexico and Colombia, Rafael Acosta Morales, Univ. of Kansas 2. Rituals of Violence and Hegemonic Habits in hree Puerto Rican Texts, John Vincent Waldron, Univ. of Vermont 3. Women and the Poetics of Violence in the Contemporary Peruvian Novel, Rocío Ferreira, DePaul Univ. Respondent: Pedro Ángel Palou García, Tuts Univ John Dewey and American Poetry 7:00 8:15 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: James D. Hof, Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 1. Seek It in Poetry : Dewey, William Carlos Williams, and Avant- Gardist Educational Reform, Alan Golding, Univ. of Louisville 2. Animal Life below the Human Scale : John Dewey, Aesthetic Experience, and the Poetry of Marianne Moore, James D. Hof 3. he Inluence of John Dewey s Aesthetic Philosophy on Elizabeth Bishop s he Man- Moth, Sarah Giragosian, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/ ater 15 Dec he Cultural and Rhetorical Work of Stand-Up Comedy 7:00 8:15 p.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Steven Kapica, Northeastern Univ. 1. Modeling Self- Relection in Stand- Up: Bill Burr s Social Commentary, Dale Tracy, Royal Military Coll. 2. Yeah, but You Raped Women : Hannibal Buress s Post- Civil- Rights Comedic Sensibility, Brandon Manning, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas 3. Last Words, Revised: Humor, Trauma, and Intimacy in Tig Notaro s Live and Amy Hempel s Tumble Home, Lynne Beckenstein, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York For papers, rationale, and multimedia, visit rhetoricomedia.wordpress.com ater 5 Dec Graduate Student Writing Pedogogies 7:00 8:15 p.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Cheryl E. Ball, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown Speakers: Gretchen Busl, Texas Woman s Univ.; Erin Drew, Univ. of Mississippi; Maureen Johnson, Texas Woman s Univ.; J. C. Lee, California State Univ., Northridge; Kathleen Maloney, Saint Mary s Univ., TX; Krishna Narayanamurti, California State Univ., Northridge; Charles Ramirez, Saint Mary s Univ., TX Graduate student writing is receiving increasing attention, but this discussion is happening primarily outside the disciplines, within the realms of writing centers, teaching and learning centers, and graduate schools. his session brings the conversation directly to the literature and rhetoric and composition ields and asks how we can best support the graduate student writers in our departments Post-Civil-Rights Publics 7:00 8:15 p.m., 19A, ACC

89 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January 1001 A special session. Presiding: Jefrey McCune, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 1. Backwater Blues : Bessie Smith, Performance, and the Politics of Medicine among Black Publics, Julius Fleming, Jr., Univ. of Maryland, College Park 2. All Welfare Stories Are Not Grim : Charles Wright s Trickster Ethnography of the United States Welfare State, Irvin Hunt, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Performance/ Text: Integrating Toni Cade Bambara s Multiple Publics, Shaundra Myers, Northwestern Univ. 4. Citizen and You, Kinohi Nishikawa, Princeton Univ Alternative Mobilities 7:00 8:15 p.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: Don James McLaughlin, Univ. of Pennsylvania 1. Imperial Fatigue, Todd Carmody, Harvard Univ. 2. Picking Pockets: Disability and Prosthetic Subcultures in Nineteenth Century New York, Clare Mullaney, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. Embodied Impersonality: ASL Poetics and the Materiality of Language, Rebecca Sanchez, Fordham Univ., Bronx 4. he Materiality of Shared Social Space: Disability in Interaction, Stephanie Lynn Kerschbaum, Univ. of Delaware, Newark Respondent: Sari Altschuler, Emory Univ. For papers, write to sas.upenn.edu ater 1 Dec Early Modern Teaching in the Digital Age 7:00 8:15 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sonya L. Brockman, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte Speakers: Rachel Ellen Clark, Wartburg Coll.; Jonathan Holmes, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Colleen Kennedy, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Elizabeth Zeman Kolkovich, Ohio State Univ., Mansield; David McAvoy, Miami Univ., Middletown; Jennifer Royston, Michigan State Univ.; Jessica Walker, Alabama A&M Univ. Early career scholars and graduate students discuss innovative strategies for teaching early modern literature in the twenty irst century. Topics include ways to incorporate digital archives into assignments, engaging diverse student populations through contemporary pop culture and social media, and using performance as a tool to bring new life to old texts. For abstracts, visit mla2016/ Public Milton 7:00 8:15 p.m., 16A, ACC A special session. Presiding: David Loewenstein, Penn State Univ., University Park Speakers: Stephen Hequembourg, Univ. of Virginia; Barbara Kiefer Lewalski, Harvard Univ.; David Loewenstein; Paul Anthony Stevens, Univ. of Toronto Panelists consider ways we can think about the importance of Milton the poet and public controversialist in relation to the public humanities today Transatlantic Religion and Madness: Intellectual Disability and Anglo- American Faith Narratives 7:00 8:15 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Frank Christianson, Brigham Young Univ., UT 1. I Was Tempted So Far As to hreaten My Life : Suicidal Enthusiasm and Compulsory Able Mindedness, Scott Larson, George Washington Univ. 2. Phillis Wheatley and the Construction of Black Intellectual Disability in Eighteenth Century America, George Gordon Smith, Emory Univ. 3. Parallel Prosecutions: Mormon Polygamy, Racial Otherness, and Evidentiary Doubt in he Dynamiter and A Study in Scarlet, Brian Wall, Univ. of Edinburgh Respondent: Frank Christianson For abstracts, visit transatlanticreligionandmadness.commons.mla.org Standardization, Logistics, and Relative Time in Victorian Literature and Culture 7:00 8:15 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Susan Zieger, Univ. of California, Riverside 1. Standardization (Standardisation), Jonathan H. Grossman, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. he Victorian Logistical Subject, Susan Zieger 3. Beyond Coevality: he Simultaneity Efect and Relative Time, Helena Michie, Rice Univ. For abstracts, write to ucr.edu ater 1 Dec Medieval Poets and Classical Antiquity: Tools for Critiquing Poetic Tradition 7:00 8:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Marjorie C. Woods, Univ. of Texas, Austin

90 1002 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 1. Fabliau Wives and Classical Rape in the Merchant s Tale, Nicole Nolan Sidhu, East Carolina Univ. 2. Exemplary Women and Efectual Authorship: Penelope s Letter in Gower s Confessio Amantis, April Graham, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 3. Natural Harmonies, Artiicial Forms, and Big Data: Orpheus in he Complaint of Mars, Kara Gaston, Univ. of Toronto Respondent: Andrew Scott Galloway, Cornell Univ American Empire in Deep Time: New Approaches to Temporality in Antebellum Literature 7:00 8:15 p.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Anthony Manganaro, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 1. he Terror of Geological Scale in the Landscapes of homas Cole and Edgar Allan Poe, Emily K. Bald, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 2. he Postapocalyptic History of the Erie Canal, John Hay, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas 3. Gladly Would We Anchor, but the Anchorage Is Quicksand : Temporal Negotiations aboard the Pequod, Anthony Manganaro 179. Sacred Values: New Perspectives on Religion and Political Economy 7:00 8:15 p.m., 10A, ACC A special session. Presiding: William Miller, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 1. Richard II s Corpse as a Site of Spiritual and Material Labor in the Henriad, Maggie Vinter, Case Western Reserve Univ. 2. What Is the Crat in Statecrat? or, he Problem of Value in Dryden s he Medall, Katarina O Briain, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 3. Impolite Enthusiasm: William Blake and Embodied Inspiration, Katherine Ding, Univ. of California, Berkeley 180. Print, Materiality, Narrative 7:00 8:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jeannine DeLombard, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. he Politics of Format in Early Black Print Culture, Joseph Rezek, Boston Univ. 2. Personifying Periodicals: Big Magazines and Modernist Form, Donal Harris, Univ. of Memphis 3. Something to Hold Onto : Materiality and the Graphic Novel, Hillary L. Chute, Univ. of Chicago 181. Austin Plays Itself: Film Cultures in the Weird City 7:00 8:15 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Screen Arts and Culture. Presiding: Rob King, Columbia Univ.; Nicholas Sammond, Univ. of Toronto 1. Austin Stories: he City as Body Double and Center for Creativity in the Work of Robert Rodriguez, Zachary Ingle, Univ. of Kansas 2. From Exhibition to Production: he Constant, Changing Programming of Cinephilia Undergirding Austin s Cinematic Ecosystem, Wyatt Phillips, Texas Tech Univ. 3. Friday Night Lights: Establishing Austin as Indie TV Hub and Cultural Epicenter, R. Colin Tait, Texas Christian Univ Dilemma 7:00 8:15 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th- Century French. Presiding: Hélène Bilis, Wellesley Coll. 1. Playing It Safe: Serious hinking and Secure Haven in Pascal s Wager, Hall Bjornstad, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 2. Philosophical Vagueness in Racine: Fity Shades of Dramatic Grey, homas Parker, Vassar Coll. 3. Figura Tollitur ( Figure Is Destroyed ): Analogy and Cartesian Compromise, Andrea Gadberry, New York Univ Challenging Fatwas, Exploring Suism: Islam in Maghrebi Francophone Literature and Film 7:00 8:15 p.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session 1. La vie sexuelle d un islamiste à Paris; or, Give Me an Alternative Narrative, Please!, Valérie K. Orlando, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 2. L islam comme lieu de mémoire et mémoire des lieux dans les romans Marrakech, Marrakech, lumière d exil de Rajae Benchemsi et La répudiée de Touria Oulehri, Latifa Zoulagh, Univ. of Oklahoma 3. Ibn Abi Tāhir s Balāghāt al- Nisā as Intertext in Assia Djebar s Loin de Médine, Jamila Davey, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. On Landscapes, Identity, and Gender in Merzak Allouache s Le repenti and Nouri Bouzid s Making Of: Metacinema and Terrorism in the Early Twenty- First Century, Mary E. McCullough, Samford Univ. For abstracts and panel proposal, write to 184. Empathy: Enlightenment Hermeneutics and Current Concerns 7:00 8:15 p.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Sabine D. Gross, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

91 130.4 ] Thursday, 7 January Feel Your Way into Everything : J. G. Herder and Enlightenment Empathy, Sabine D. Gross 2. Reading through Empathy: Herder s Bible and World Literature, Yael Almog, Center for Literary Research, Berlin 3. Herder on Empathy toward Animals, Christina Weiler, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette For abstracts, write to wisc.edu New houghts on Writing and First- Language Teaching 7:00 8:15 p.m., 12A, ACC A special session Speakers: David Bleich, Univ. of Rochester; Christine R. Farris, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Keith Gilyard, Penn State Univ., University Park; Deborah H. Holdstein, Columbia Coll., IL; Steven Mailloux, Loyola Marymount Univ.; Staci Perryman- Clark, Western Michigan Univ. Panelists discuss how teaching argument was a political gesture constricting the professional standards through censorship. Our love of all language genres, our inclusion of all constituencies in society, our sense of the political functions of language have been taken out of writing pedagogy. We seek to reinstall a comprehensive view of language into the teaching of language and literature Fairy- Tale Violence against Women: Contemporary Challenges of Representation and Adaptation 7:00 8:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Folklore, Myth, and Fairy Tale. Presiding: Cristina Bacchilega, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa 1. he Enabling Mother(s): Adapting Blame in Peau d âne, Amy Marie Martin, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Reviewing the Trials and Tribulations of Jack s Mother and the Beanstalk, Shuli Barzilai, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem 3. Defying Afect: Shame, Disgust, and Desire in Angela Carter s he Bloody Chamber, Alexandra Burgin, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 4. he Path: Red Riding Hood and Wandering Video Games, Melissa Kagen, Stanford Univ Diference in Resemblance: Judeo- Islamic Encounters in Literature and Culture 7:00 8:15 p.m., 406, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Lindsay Katzir, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge Speakers: Philip Goldfarb, Univ. of Chicago; Brandon Kyle Katzir, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; James Nemirof, Univ. of Chicago; Carlos Hugo Parra- Pirela, George Washington Univ.; Ashley A. Passmore, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Netanel Silverman, Univ. of Toronto Panelists investigate the origins of the Judeo- Islamic relationship and continue the conversation through to our current historical moment, focusing on issues of diference in resemblance between Jews and Muslims. For abstracts and formal presentations, visit Where Is the Nation in Digital Humanities? 7:00 8:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Amy Earhart, Texas A&M Univ., College Station Speakers: Alexander Gil, Columbia Univ.; Sara Humphreys, Saint Jerome s Univ.; Roopika Risam, Salem State Univ.; Toniesha Taylor, Prairie View A&M Univ.; Dhanashree horat, Univ. of Florida Participants consider erasures and silences in postcolonial digital archives, Eurocentrism in digital knowledge production, the implication of digital cultures in imperial formations within the nation- state, and the role of race in the construction of national identity in digital spaces. For position papers, visit roopikarisam.com ater 4 Jan Reading Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and Her Publics 7:00 8:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Anna H. More, Universidade de Brasília 1. Dancing with the Stars: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora, Rolena Adorno, Yale Univ. 2. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the Transatlantic Book Trade, Stephanie Louise Kirk, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 3. Fan Fiction: Contemporary Sor Juanas, Emilie L. Bergmann, Univ. of California, Berkeley 4. Sor Juana and Reluctant Twenty- First- Century Publics: Monolingual, Anti- Intellectual, and Performative Readings, Isabel Gómez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 190. Pound and Company at the Harry Ransom Center 7:00 8:15 p.m., 19B, ACC Program arranged by the Ezra Pound Society. Presiding: Timothy Paul Redman, Univ. of Texas, Dallas; Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton

92 1004 Thursday, 7 January [ PMLA 1. Some Observations on Pound s Responses and Reactions to Aristotle and Eliot, LeeAnn Derdeyn, Univ. of Texas, Dallas 2. hrough a Glass Darkly: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, and Louis Zukofsky in the 1930s, Steven H. Shoemaker, Connecticut Coll. 3. Revelations concerning Pound s Final Drats and Fragments to Be Found in the Spann Archive at the Harry Ransom Center, Emily Mitchell Wallace, Bryn Mawr Coll. For abstracts, write to unb.ca ater 15 Nov Rethinking the Public Reception of Midwestern Literature, Journals, and Presses 7:00 8:15 p.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature. Presiding: Marilyn Judith Atlas, Ohio Univ., Athens 1. En glish Language Colored Black and an Inadvertant Prophet : Reviews and Early Critical Reception of Toni Morrison s he Bluest Eye, Sula, and Song of Solomon and the Role of the Midwest, Kristin Distel, Ohio Univ., Athens 2. Publishing from Flyover Country: (Re)Designing the Audiences for Midwest Publications, Patricia Oman, Hastings Coll. 3. You Are a Trained Observer and here Is Nothing to Observe : Reading Publics and David Foster Wallace s Midwest, Jenn Shapland, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. Glancing Geographically at the Reception of Toni Morrison s Latest Novel, G- d Help the Child: Does the Midwest Still Matter?, Marilyn Judith Atlas 192. Humanities beyond Humanities 7:00 8:15 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession. Presiding: Gefrey Davis, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville Speakers: Liam Corley, United States Naval Acad.; Josie Fischer, hompson Rivers Univ.; Zachary Lamm, Epitome Group; Kenneth Luna, California State Univ., Northridge; Lissette Lopez Szwydky, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville; Svetlana Tyutina, California State Univ., Northridge his panel considers nontraditional professional environments for practicing a humanities PhD and examines the challenges of teaching languages and literature in small programs and STEM and military institutions. For abstracts, write to uark.edu Demonstration Interviews for Job Seekers in Foreign Languages 7:00 8:15 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the ADFL Executive Committee. Presiding: David Goldberg, MLA Speakers: Marc Greenberg, Univ. of Kansas; Elise C. Leahy, Jr., Southern Utah Univ. Demonstration interviews of candidates for positions teaching in foreign language and literature departments are analyzed and critiqued by audience members, interviewers, and interviewees he Aging Brain in Literature 7:00 8:15 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Cognitive and Afect Studies. Presiding: Alan Richardson, Boston Coll. 1. he Alzheimer s Brain on Film, E. Ann Kaplan, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 2. Eliot s Brains, Jefrey Blevins, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. From Blind Phenomenology to Blind Poetics: Embodied Cognition and Late Style, Kevin Goldstein, New York Univ. 4. Attention Schema heory and the Autobiographical Self: he Example of Augustine s Confessions, Eric Luttrell, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi For abstracts, visit cognitive approaches to literature/ ater 1 Dec Very Short Forms 7:00 8:15 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Noniction Prose. Presiding: Brian Lennon, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. Public Privacy: Self Address in Digital Short Forms, Louis Bury, Hostos Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Robert R. Machado, Lebanon Valley Coll. 2. Web Has Always Been Modern; or, he Internet of No Ideas but in hings, Megan Massino, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 196. he Interval in Romanticism 7:00 8:15 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Presiding: Elizabeth Fay, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston 1. Touching Intervals: Reading Drawing in Coleridge s Notebooks, Sonia Hokosh, Tuts Univ. 2. Hegel s Irritability, Tilottama Rajan, Univ. of Western Ontario 3. Intervals of Time, Jonathan Sachs, Concordia Univ., Montreal

93 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Christianity and Literature: Paths and Prospects for a New Era 7:00 8:15 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the Conference on Christianity and Literature. Presiding: Kathryn Stelmach Artuso, Westmont Coll. 1. Memories, Dreams, and Selections: Re- Creating Our Cultural Past, Stephen Prickett, Univ. of Kent 2. Scripture, Tradition, and the Future of Christian Criticism, Luke Ferretter, Baylor Univ. 3. Beyond the Desert of Criticism : Religion and the Literary Future, Roger W. Lundin, Wheaton Coll., IL For abstracts, visit christianityandliterature.com Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Comparing Doris Lessing s Historical and Speculative Fiction 7:00 8:15 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the Doris Lessing Society. Presiding: Dorian Stuber, Hendrix Coll. 1. Comparative Empires: Diaspora and Hybridity in Children of Violence and Canopus in Argos, Linda Weinhouse, Community Coll. of Baltimore County, MD 2. In Pursuit of the Welfare State: Doris Lessing and Intervention, Lisa Jeanne Fluet, Coll. of the Holy Cross 3. Ater Aldermaston: Doris Lessing and the Problem of Revolution in the Nuclear Age, Mark Pedretti, Case Western Reserve Univ. 4. Looking Forward: he Speculative Realisms of Doris Lessing and David Mitchell, Robin E. Visel, Furman Univ. For abstracts, visit dorislessingsociety.wordpress.com/mla/current/ Singapore: Literature, Narrative, and Articulations of the Public 7:00 8:15 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Joanne Leow, Univ. of Toronto 1. he Sinophone Bookstore and the Malayan Kampong: Reassessing the Ruins of Depoliticization in Yeng Pway Ngon s Novels, Brian Bernards, Univ. of Southern California 2. Envisioning the Garden City as Public Space: Metabolic Traces in Singapore as Sustainable City, May Ee Wong, Univ. of California, Davis 3. Migrant Publics and Laboring Poetics, Shaoling Ma, Penn State Univ., University Park For abstracts, write to utoronto.ca ater 30 Nov. Friday, 8 January 8:30 a.m Hemingway and the American West 8:30 9:45 a.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society. Presiding: Mark Cirino, Univ. of Evansville 1. he Devil s Disciple in the American West: Hemingway versus Ford, Michael Von Cannon, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 2. As We Found It: he American West in Green Hills of Africa, Ross Tangedal, Mercyhurst Univ. 3. A Cowboy Runs through It: Western Allusions and Anchors in Hemingway s Fiction and Code, Jean Bartholomew, Carlbrook School 202. Deconstructing Civility 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada. Presiding: Aureliano DeSoto, Metropolitan State Univ. 1. Domination through Dialogue: Plurality, Tolerance, and Understanding as Instruments of Political Dispossession, Juan Meneses, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte 2. I m Going to Shout Your Fucking Head Of : Jonathan Franzen and the Problem with Civility, Justin St. Clair, Univ. of South Alabama 3. Collegiality, Cosmopolitanism, and Containment in Canadian Critical Race heory, Carl Watts, Queen s Univ. 4. he Token Success Story: Exploring Racism Disguised as Civility in Paul Beatty s he White Boy Shule, Roberta Wolfson, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 203. Lectura Boccaccii 8:30 9:45 a.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Boccaccio Association. Presiding: Jason M. Houston, Univ. of Oklahoma Emilia: What Remains of the Days (IX.9), Albert Russell Ascoli, Univ. of California, Berkeley 204. Translation, Bilingualism, Glocalization: New Linguistic Approaches in Galician Studies 8:30 9:45 a.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Galician. Presiding: Obdulia E. Castro, Regis Univ.

94 1006 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 1. A Segunda Lingua: Viewing Identity through Self- Translation in Contemporary Galician Poetry, Brandon Rigby, Univ. of Oregon 2. Galician Children s Literature and Kalandraka Publisher: A Case of Success and Glocalization, Miriam Sanchez Moreiras, Regis Univ. 3. Transnational Feminism and the Politics of Translation in the Twenty- First Century: he Galician Canon, Olga Castro, Aston Univ. Respondent: Gabriel Rei- Doval, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 205. Neoliberalism and the African Novel 8:30 9:45 a.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC African since Presiding: Phyllis Suzanne Taoua, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 1. On Needing New Names: Reading Social Justice in the Contemporary African Novel, Madhu Krishnan, Univ. of Bristol 2. here s Nothing for Mahala : Exploitation of the Git in Neoliberal Postapartheid South Africa, Elizabeth Allen, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 3. Community and Grassroots: Social Justice and Islam in Muhammad Umar s Amina, Shirin E. Edwin, Sam Houston State Univ. 4. Humanitarian Legitimacies and Neoliberal Ethics in the Works of Mongo Beti, Cilas Kemedjio, Univ. of Rochester 206. Wearable Rhetorics: Bodies, Cities, Collectives 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the Rhetoric Society of America. Presiding: Catherine Courtney Gouge, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown 1. Wearing an Ostomy to Becoming an Ostomate: he Rhetoric of Technology, Permanence, and the Posthuman Body, Molly Kessler, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2. On the Way to a Bigger Rhetoric, Casey Boyle, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Designing Evidentially Attuned mhealth Technologies, Christa Teston, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 207. Seriality and Sound 8:30 9:45 a.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Popular Culture. Presiding: Ellen McCracken, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. What We Know : Convicting Narratives in NPR s Serial, Sandra K. Stanley, California State Univ., Northridge 2. Sounds Authentic: Constructing a Nonictional Crime Narrative, Jillian DeMair, Univ. of Central Arkansas 3. he Ethics of Serial Form: Distinguishing Fiction from Reality in the Victorian Period and Now, Erica Haugtvedt, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 4. Recombinatory Narrative in the Digital Age, Ellen McCracken 208. Soules-Anfas, Fity Years On 8:30 9:45 a.m., 311, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Olivia C. Harrison, Univ. of Southern California; Teresa Villa- Ignacio, Tulane Univ. Speakers: Safoi Babana- Hampton, Michigan State Univ.; Hoda El Shakry, Penn State Univ., University Park; Anne- Marie McManus, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Holiday Powers, Cornell Univ.; Edwige Tamalet Talbayev, Tulane Univ. Panelists address the legacies of the postindependence Moroccan cultural journal Soules-Anfas on the iftieth anniversary of its irst issue and discuss its contributions to Moroccan and Maghrebi postcolonial literature; its French- Arabic and Maghrebi- Mashriqi literary exchanges; its transnational vision of the Mediterranean; and its promotion of Moroccan visual art he Poetics and Politics of Turkish Literature: New Directions 8:30 9:45 a.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Sevinc Turkkan, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York 1. Literary Periodicals: At the Crossroads of Turkish Politics and the Cold War Culture Wars, Elizabeth Nolte, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 2. he Edib in the Colony or the Neo- Moslem Gandhi: Halide Edib and World Literature, E. Efe, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway 3. Other Spatial and Temporal Arrangements: Bilge Karasu s Night (1985) as a Queer Historical Fiction, Deniz Gundogan Ibrisim, Washington Univ. in St. Louis For papers, write to binghamton.edu ater 1 Dec What It Means for MLA Members to Support the Academic Boycott of Israel 8:30 9:45 a.m., 208, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Cynthia Franklin, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa Speakers: Gina Dent, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; Alex Lubin, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Bill V. Mullen, Purdue Univ., West La-

95 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1007 fayette; Malini Johar Schueller, Univ. of Florida; Rajini Srikanth, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston Respondent: Rima Najjar Merriman, Al Quds Univ. Panelists with expertise in both the history and politics of boycott and also with the guidelines for the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel address common challenges and discuss questions that are ethical and practical about what it would mean for the MLA as an organization, and for individual members, to endorse the international movement to boycott Israeli universities. For more information, visit commons.mla.org/groups/mla-members-for-justice-in-palestine/ Postcolonial Animality 8:30 9:45 a.m., 303, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Suvadip Sinha, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. Revolutionary Beasts and Beastly Capitalism in Latin American Fiction, Carolyn Fornof, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. History, Violence, and Nationalism: Postcolonial Ecocriticism and Migratory Birds, Shazia Rahman, Western Illinois Univ. 3. Signs of Life: he Supplementary Animal Body in L énigme du retour, Rebecca Krasner, Brown Univ. 4. Snail Watchers: Corpses, Creatures, and Vulnerability in Soru Dhemali, Bor Dhemali, Amit Baishya, Univ. of Oklahoma For abstracts, visit Archival Publics: Tracing Humans in Special Collections and Archives 8:30 9:45 a.m., 4A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Meaghan Brown, Folger Shakespeare Library 1. Private Address: Changing the Public of an Early Modern Funeral Poem, Dianne Mitchell, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. Interior Spaces and Archival Publics: Alexander Gumby s Negro History in Scrapbooks, Laura Helton, Univ. of Virginia 3. he Western Home Monthly, Peel s Prairie Provinces, and the Overlapping Publics of Magazine and Archive, Hannah McGregor, Univ. of Alberta 213. Édouard Glissant s Histoire de nègre in Context: 1971 in Martinique and 2015 at Colgate University 8:30 9:45 a.m., 201, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: J. Michael Dash, New York Univ. 1. Staging the Other America: he Institut Martiniquais d Etudes and Histoire de nègre in heir Intellectual and Political Contexts, Andrew Daily, Univ. of Memphis 2. Caribbean heater for Critical Consciousness: Performance Histories and Futures of Histoire de nègre, Emily Sahakian, Univ. of Georgia 3. Rescripting Histoire de nègre at Colgate University, Christian G. DuComb, Colgate Univ.; Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, Colgate Univ Racialized Publics: Law and Citizenship in Antebellum American Literary Studies 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Srabanti Munia Bhaumik, Emory Univ. Speakers: Benjamin Bascom, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Srabanti Munia Bhaumik; Eric Cheyitz, Cornell Univ.; Janet Neary, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York; Hoang Phan, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst Respondent: Edlie L. Wong, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Panelists consider the topic of law and citizenship in antebellum American literary studies, with the objective of comparing methods for accounting for race and restrictions on rights. Discussion broaches how to read and teach the legal history of race through an account of print culture, including African American newspapers and antislavery genres Editing Unruly Objects 8:30 9:45 a.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions. Presiding: Timothy L. Stinson, North Carolina State Univ. 1. Church as Compilatio: he Clopton Chantry Chapel and the Presentation of Lydgate at Holy Trinity, Long Melford, Matthew Davis, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 2. Could We Edit Hadrian s Wall? On the Limits of Editing hings, Daniel O Donnell, Univ. of Lethbridge 216. Rethinking Ahab: Melville and the Materialist Turn 8:30 9:45 a.m., 18B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jonathan Schroeder, Univ. of Chicago Speakers: Branka Arsić, Columbia Univ.; Jennifer L. Fleissner, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Donald E. Pease, Dartmouth Coll.; Geofrey Sanborn, Amherst Coll.; Michael D. Snediker, Univ. of Houston, University Park

96 1008 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Respondent: Meredith Farmer, Wake Forest Univ. Rejecting dominant readings of Melville s Captain Ahab as a paradigm of strong agency and turning instead to a series of materialist topics (atomism, vitalism, materialist psychology, and disability studies), panelists produce new readings of Ahab and Moby-Dick, in general and attempt to give focus to a vague but palpable materialist turn. For precirculated remarks and guiding questions, visit ater 28 Dec Literary Disaster Studies in Twentieth- Century American Literature 8:30 9:45 a.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gavin Jones, Stanford Univ. 1. Rising from the Ashes? Richard Wright s Contra- narrative of Disaster Relief in the 1927 Flood, Alexandra Rahr, Univ. of Toronto 2. Leading a Parade of Hurts : he Grapes of Wrath and the Depression s Disasters, Joshua Mann, Stanford Univ. 3. Disasters of the Future: Documentation and Speculation in the Anthropocene, Rebecca Evans, Duke Univ. Respondent: Gavin Jones 218. Quantity in En glish Verse: Linguistic and Neuroscience- Based Challenges to the Accentual Paradigm 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: homas Cable, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: homas Cable; Ian Cornelius, Yale Univ.; Natalie E. Gerber, State Univ. of New York, Fredonia; Nicholas Myklebust, Regis Univ.; Eric Weiskott, Boston Coll. Scholarship of the past quarter century in linguistics and the neurosciences has conirmed what many prosodists have suggested: that the familiar historical narratives of En glish rhythm and meter rest on dubious assumptions. Panelists propose alternative narratives at historical stages of En glish poetry, from the origins to the present, along with overarching theoretical justiications Benjamin Britten, Dramatist 8:30 9:45 a.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Opera and Musical Performance. Presiding: Ralph Hexter, Univ. of California, Davis 1. Britten s Gloriana and the New Elizabethan Stage, Irene M. Morra, Cardif Univ. 2. Writer s Burnout to Writer s Block: he Britten- Piper Adaptation of Mann s Der Tod in Venedig, Shersten Johnson, Univ. of Saint homas 3. From Stage to Screen: Producing Britten s Operas in the Age of Television, Danielle Ward- Griin, Christopher Newport Univ Trans Poetics and Feminism 8:30 9:45 a.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses. Presiding: Trace Peterson, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 1. he Transformation of Silence into Language and Action: Toward a Poetics of Black Transfeminism, Melina Moore, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Between Urgencies and/of the Body: Notes on Writing Transfeminisms, Trish Salah, Univ. of Winnipeg For papers or abstracts, visit Innovative Approaches to L2 Writing as Interpersonal Communication 8:30 9:45 a.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Second- Language Teaching and Learning. Presiding: Sheri Spaine Long, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte 1. Promoting L2 Written Interpersonal Communication Using WhatsApp, Fabrizio Fornara, Florida State Univ. 2. Interpersonal Writing, L2 Literacy, and the Advanced Undergraduate Curriculum, Kate Paesani, Wayne State Univ.; Heather Willis Allen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. Practicing Interpersonal Written Communication through Literary Texts, Jennifer Redmann, Franklin and Marshall Coll Developments in Comics Pedagogy 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Keith McCleary, Univ. of California, San Diego; Derek McGrath, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York Speakers: Maria Elsy Cardona, Saint Louis Univ.; Susan E. Kirtley, Portland State Univ.; Elizabeth Mathews Losh, Coll. of William and Mary; Elizabeth Nijdam, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Joe Sutlif Sanders, Kansas State Univ.; Nick Sousanis, Univ. of Calgary Participants discuss how they have used comics and graphic novels to design unique courses in composition, language, literature, and new media, ofering overlapping perspectives in program creation, multimodal integration, gender and cultural studies, and project- based learning. he

97 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1009 session welcomes audience participation to discuss new approaches in teaching comics. For abstracts and biographies, visit Latina/o Studies and the Transnational Turn 8:30 9:45 a.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Latina and Latino. Presiding: John Alba Cutler, Northwestern Univ. 1. Why I Still Believe in Studies, Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. Heaven Knows I m Miserable Now: Morrissey, Latinidad, and the Idleness of Melancholia, Iván A. Ramos, Univ. of California, Riverside 3. Transnational Feminisms, Nightmarish Motherwork, and Latina Interpretations of the Sanctuary Movement, Leigh Johnson, Marymount Univ. 4. Love and the Transnational Embodiment of Race in Cisneros s Caramelo and Díaz s he Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Mary Delgado García, Scripps Coll. For abstracts, write to umkc.edu Singapore and Malaysia as Method 8:30 9:45 a.m., 307, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Philip Holden, National Univ. of Singapore; Cheryl Narumi Naruse, Univ. of Dayton Speakers: Brian Bernards, Univ. of Southern California; Weihsin Gui, Univ. of California, Riverside; Fiona Lee, National Univ. of Singapore; Joanne Leow, Univ. of Toronto; E. K. Tan, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York Respondent: Laura Elizabeth Lyons, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa Each participant briely responds to the following question: In your area of study, how does studying the literature or culture of Singapore or Malaysia challenge accepted critical or theoretical paradigms? 225. Digital Praxis 8:30 9:45 a.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Hemispheric American. Presiding: Ashley Ferro Murray, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. he End of the Internet (As We Knew It): On Totality and the Contra Internet, Zach Blas, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 2. Embodying Electronic Disturbance across the Mexican United States Border, Ashley Ferro Murray 3. Freedom Quest: he Rebel Slave in Video Games, Sarah Juliet Lauro, Univ. of Tampa Respondent: Diana Taylor, New York Univ Rereading the Body: Medicine and the Female Subject in Nineteenth- Century Hispanic Literary Texts 8:30 9:45 a.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: J. Selene Zander, Loyola Marymount Univ. 1. Disease Represented: Carmen and Adela, a Narrative of Contagious Desire, J. Selene Zander 2. Feminine Nature versus Doctors: Tuberculosis and Syphilis in Peruvian Women s Narrative, Rocio del Aguila, Wichita State Univ. 3. El derecho a gozar : he Politics of Female Pleasure in Nineteenth Century Spanish Medicine and Fiction, Julia Chang, Cornell Univ. Respondent: Naomi Lindstrom, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, write to lmu.edu Boethius and His Contemporaries 8:30 9:45 a.m., 304, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Boethius Society. Presiding: Leslie Agnes Taylor, independent scholar 1. Fidus Interpres in the Collapse of Culture, Benjamin Garceau, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 2. Boethius s Inluence on Dante, Filippa Modesto, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York 3. he Ever Changing Web: heodicy and Apotheosis in Late Classical heology, Leslie Agnes Taylor 228. Scales of Time and Shakespeare 8:30 9:45 a.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Shakespeare. Presiding: Sarah Werner, independent scholar 1. Inside Time in Shakespeare s Late Plays, Christopher D Addario, Gettysburg Coll. 2. Redeeming Time : Prince Hal s Reformation and the Poetics of the Everyday, Katherine Attié, Towson Univ. 3. One Time: Shakespeare in the Key of Anecdote, Paul Menzer, Mary Baldwin Coll Posthumanism in the Era of Humanism: Concepts of the Human in the German Long Eighteenth Century 8:30 9:45 a.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th and Early 19th Century German. Presiding: Edgar Landgraf, Bowling Green State Univ.

98 1010 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 1. Roaches, Mice, and Rats: How Pests Exterminated Humanism, Markus Wilczek, Tuts Univ. 2. Positing the Robotic Ich: From Fichte to Artiicial Intelligence, Alex Hogue, Univ. of Cincinnati 3. Naturalism and Cell heory in Early- Nineteenth- Century Germany, Christian Jürgen Emden, Rice Univ. 4. Residual Subjectivity in Contemporary Posthumanism, Carsten Strathausen, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia For abstracts, write to bgsu.edu Sin Embargo : Cultural Challenges of the Post- 12/17 Normalization Process 8:30 9:45 a.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Cuban and Cuban Diasporic. Presiding: César A. Salgado, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Expedient Narratives: Reframing the Cold War ater Normalization, James Buckwalter- Arias, Hanover Coll. 2. Nuevo mapa de la literatura cubana, Agustin De Jesus, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 3. New Scenarios for Cuban Literature: Current Inscriptions of a World to Come, Walfrido Dorta, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York Respondent: Alan West- Durán, Northeastern Univ. For abstracts, write to austin.utexas.edu Major Sephardic Novelists: he Risks hey Take 8:30 9:45 a.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Sephardic. Presiding: Jane Mushabac, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York Speakers: Marquesa Macadar, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Ruth Malka, McGill Univ.; Reynaldo Romero, Univ. of Houston, Downtown; Judith Roumani, Sephardic Horizons; Joyce Zonana, Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York he speakers focus on ive major Sephardic novelists of various backgrounds and the risks they have taken in their writing: Jacqueline Shohet Kahanof (Egyptian), Albert Memmi (Tunisian), Patrick Modiano (French), A. B. Yehoshua (Israeli), and Rosa Nissán (Mexican) On Death and Dying in Nineteenth- Century Spanish Culture 8:30 9:45 a.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th- and 19th- Century Spanish and Iberian. Presiding: David hatcher Gies, Univ. of Virginia 1. Larra and the Walking Dead: Phantasms, Optics, and the Birth of a Liberal State, Daniel Frost, Coll. of the Holy Cross 2. Death and Resurrection: Beyond the Uncanny, Andrew Ginger, Univ. of Bristol 3. Royal Deaths and National Rebirth: Images of Death in Nineteenth- Century Spanish History Painting, Laura Connor, Framingham State Univ. 4. Wife Murder on the Spanish Stage: Pardo Bazán s Play Verdad, Margot A. Versteeg, Univ. of Kansas For abstracts, write to virginia.edu ater 15 Dec Connected Academics: Expanding Career Possibilities for PhDs 8:30 9:45 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Oice of the Executive Director. Presiding: Micki Kaufman, MLA Speakers: Jennifer Croft, Tiffin, IA; Steven Crumb, Mary Inst. and St. Louis Country Day School, MO; Anne- Marie Harvey, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Christine Kelly, Claremont Graduate Univ.; Eric Lupfer, Humanities Texas; Jennifer Nichols, FrameWorks Inst.; Danielle Cunnif Plumer, dcplumer associates; Jason Rhody, National Endowment for the Humanities; Katina Rogers, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York Showcasing careers of PhD recipients who have put their advanced degrees in the humanities to work in a variety of rewarding occupations, this session is an opportunity to discover the wide range of employment possibilities available within and beyond the academy. Presenters are available at individual stations for one- on- one discussions about their jobs and the career paths that led to them. For a detailed description of the session, visit -academics/ ater 1 Dec Portraits 8:30 9:45 a.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century French. Presiding: Michael D. Garval, North Carolina State Univ. 1. Portraiture, Fashion, and the Making of Bohemia, Catherine Talley, Loyola Univ., Chicago 2. Sainte- Beuve and Nadar: Portraits of the Author, Kathrin Yacavone, Univ. of Nottingham 3. Legitimizing the Illegitimate: Emile Zola s Family Portraits, Meredith Lehman, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. Repicture Mallarmé, Virginie Pouzet- Duzer, Pomona Coll. For abstracts, visit György Lukács and Modernism 8:30 9:45 a.m., JW Grand 4, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Hungarian. Presiding: Eva Livia Corredor, United States Naval Acad.

99 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1011 Speakers: Lilla Bálint, Vanderbilt Univ.; Domenico Cangiano, Duke Univ.; Botond Csuka, Eötvös Loránd Univ. Budapest; Csaba Olay, Eötvös Loránd Univ. Budapest; Zsuzsanna Varga, Univ. of Glasgow; Matthew Walker, Stanford Univ. Addressing György Lukács s theories on modernism as he inds the phenomenon relected in aspects of modern society, politics, ethics, and aesthetics, participants analyze his views, from his earliest pre- Marxist writings to his later Marxist positions; compare them to the works of other theoreticians; and discuss how they were interpreted in iction Modern Vikings: Portrayals, Mis- and Reconceptions, and New Discoveries 8:30 9:45 a.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Old Norse. Presiding: Kevin Wanner, Western Michigan Univ. 1. From Mary to Guðrún: Biblical and Saga Models for Womanhood in an Early Modern Icelandic Poem, Natalie Van Deusen, Univ. of Alberta 2. Black Valkyries: Nordic Imagery in the Poetry of Luis Palés Matos ( ), Nahir Otaño Gracia, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. Let the Valkyrie Ride by the White Man s Side : Old Norse Goddesses and Feminism in White Power Poetics, Benjamin Teitelbaum, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 237. Teaching William Morris 8:30 9:45 a.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the William Morris Society. Presiding: Jane Carlin, Univ. of Puget Sound; Jason Martinek, New Jersey City Univ. 1. Digital Design with William Morris, Amanda Golden, New York Inst. of Tech. 2. he Medievalism of William Morris: Teaching through Tolkien, KellyAnn Fitzpatrick, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 3. Teaching Morris in the Context of Victorian Radicalism: A Team- Taught Interdisciplinary Course, Linda Kay Hughes, Texas Christian Univ.; William Meier, Texas Christian Univ. For abstracts, visit Science and Literary Discourse 8:30 9:45 a.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the forum CLCS 18th- Century. Presiding: Helen hompson, Northwestern Univ. 1. Human Nature and Honeybee Culture: Reading Mandeville s Fable of the Bees, Bryan Alkemeyer, Coll. of Wooster 2. Ater Belatedness, Tita Chico, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 3. A Sense of Place and the Uncertainty of the Self, Jeongoh Kim, Vanderbilt Univ. 4. he Embryology of Poetic Form and the Limits of Materialism, Dustin D. Stewart, Columbia Univ Conrad and the Body 8:30 9:45 a.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the Joseph Conrad Society of America. Presiding: Alexia Hannis, Humber Coll. 1. Conrad s Erotic Bodies, Joyce Piell Wexler, Loyola Univ., Chicago 2. Temporality and the Body in Pieces in he Secret Agent, John Paul Riquelme, Boston Univ. 3. he Ethical Vantage of On Being Ill in Heart of Darkness, Cheryl L. Hindrichs, Boise State Univ. 4. Body without Mind in A Smile of Fortune and he Rover, Ellen Burton Harrington, Univ. of South Alabama For papers, write to egs.edu ater 15 Dec Temporalities: Model, Record, Rupture 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC En glish Romantic. Presiding: Denise Gigante, Stanford Univ. 1. he Model of Origins: Grand and Not- So- Grand Narratives in Mary Shelley, Ian Grant Balfour, York Univ., Keele 2. Balladic Temporality: he Ballad as Record, Adrian Daub, Stanford Univ. 3. Temporal Rupture: Blake and the Center of Romanticism, Alexander Regier, Rice Univ. Friday, 8 January 9:50 a.m. MLA International Bibliography: Search Tips from the Experts 9:50 10:10 a.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall Theater, ACC Hone your search skills while learning about the MLA International Bibliography s latest enhancements from Mary Onorato, of the MLA. Presented by MLA International Bibliography, MLA PubCentral, Ballroom Prefunction, level 4, ACC. Friday, 8 January 10:15 a.m Presidential Plenary: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future 10:15 a.m. 12:00 noon, Lone Star D, JW Marriott

100 1012 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Presiding: Roland Greene, Stanford Univ. Speakers: Albert Russell Ascoli, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Bruce Wood Holsinger, Univ. of Virginia; Deidre Shauna Lynch, Harvard Univ.; Marjorie Gabrielle Perlof, Stanford Univ.; Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto Panelists consider the public face of literature and other kinds of texts both historically and in the present and future. How does literature engage its publics? How is the work of MLA members teachers, literary historians, editors, critics, and others a public act? And how might we conceive the future publics for what we study and do? For linked session, see meeting 651A Rethinking Mobility, Paralysis, and Identity in Dubliners 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the International James Joyce Foundation. Presiding: Vincent J. Cheng, Univ. of Utah 1. A Sensation of Freedom and the Rejection of Possibility in Dubliners, Jim LeBlanc, Cornell Univ. 2. he hin End of the Wedge : How hings Start in Dubliners, Claire Culleton, Kent State Univ., Kent 3. Gretta and Mirrors in he Dead, Ellen M. Scheible, Bridgewater State Univ. 4. Dubliners on the Map: he Purpose and Evolution of the Digital Mapping Dubliners Project, Jasmine Mulliken, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater 243. Jews, Jewishness, and Popular Culture 10:15 11:30 a.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Jewish. Presiding: Zoe Roth, Durham Univ. 1. Jewish Voices and the Sound of Podcasting, Josh Lambert, Yiddish Book Center 2. he Jewish Transparent: Jewishness, Community, and Self- Deinition in Transparent, Jefrey Spencer Shoulson, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 3. he Golem of New York: Popular Culture for Jewish Immigrants, Maya Barzilai, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 244. Selected Topics in Romance Linguistics 10:15 11:30 a.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Romance Linguistics. Presiding: Francisco Martinez- Ibarra, Towson Univ. 1. Evidence for Syllable Quantity Distinctions in Proto- Spanish and Its Signiicance for the Historical Evolution of Spanish Stress, Fernando Martinez- Gil, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. Against a V2 Analysis of Old Romanian and Old Spanish, Virginia Hill, Univ. of New Brunswick; Ioanna Sitaridou, Univ. of Cambridge 3. he Semantics of Romance Object- Ininitive Complementation Patterns, Charles Mignot, Tulane Univ Communities of heory 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the Society for Critical Exchange 1. Communists like Us? On the Discourse of heoretical Polity, Peter James Hitchcock, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Why Community Needs heory, Christian Moraru, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro 3. Consilience and Community in heory, Dana Milstein, Yale Univ.; Edward O Neill, Yale Univ. 4. Why heory Needs Community, Jefrey R. Di Leo, Univ. of Houston, Victoria 246. he Spatial Turn 10:15 11:30 a.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Medieval. Presiding: Matthew Brumit, Univ. of Dallas 1. Exploring Medieval and Modern Spatial Practices in Digital Environments, David Joseph Wrisley, American Univ. of Beirut 2. What Was a Map? Understanding Spatial Representation through Modern heories of Mapping, Margaret Tedford, Queen s Univ. Belfast 3. Getting here: Negotiating the Space of the Road in the Later Middle Ages, Ruth Evans, Saint Louis Univ Cinema and Modernism 10:15 11:30 a.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Modernist Studies Association. Presiding: Scott Warren Klein, Wake Forest Univ.; Michael Valdez Moses, Duke Univ. Speakers: Laura Frost, New School; Scott Warren Klein; Douglas Mao, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD; Jesse E. Matz, Kenyon Coll.; Michael Valdez Moses; Carrie J. Preston, Boston Univ. Panelists explore the silent and early sound era in ilm, emphasizing how cinema of the period interrelated with modernism and modernist aesthetics broadly conceived: how directors of the period and their works contributed to, participated in, helped to create, and intersected with modernism in the other arts and disciplines he Aterlife of Popular Children s Culture Icons 10:15 11:30 a.m., 203, JW Marriott

101 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1013 Program arranged by the Children s Literature Association. Presiding: Paul Cote, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 1. From Madcap to Mourning: he Muppets after Henson, Paul Cote 2. he Aterlife of the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up, Carrie Sickmann Han, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ., Indianapolis 3. How Do You Solve a Problem like Mickey Mouse? Peter Kunze, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. His Active Little Crutch : he Adaptations and Inluence of Tiny Tim, Alexandra Valint, Univ. of Southern Mississippi 249. From Aerosol to Archives: Remapping the Boundaries of Public Writing 10:15 11:30 a.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Council of Writing Program Administrators. Presiding: Jessica Pauszek, Syracuse Univ. 1. Get Up and Stay Up! Graiti as Public Writing, Charles Lesh, Northeastern Univ. 2. Recirculating Histories: he Federation of Worker Writers and Community Publishers Archive, Jessica Pauszek 3. We Are ALL Boston Strong! : Public Writing in Digital Community Spaces, Kristi Girdharry, Northeastern Univ Media and the Unconscious 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Matthew Schilleman, Amherst Coll. 1. Being Onstage, Subconsciously : he Telephone and Realist Acting, Christopher Grobe, Amherst Coll. 2. he Medium Always Arrives: Unconscious Extensions of Digital Technology, Jake Cowan, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Kaka and Psychic Oice Media, Matthew Schilleman 251. Deconstruction and the Romantic Legacy 10:15 11:30 a.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Kir A. Kuiken, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 1. Hölderlin en Amérique : De Man s Hölderlin, Andrzej Warminski, Univ. of California, Irvine 2. Rhetoric of Cannibalism: Novalis and Derrida, Nicole Sütterlin, Harvard Univ. 3. Apostrophe 2.0, Marc Redield, Brown Univ. For abstracts, write to fas.harvard.edu ater 1 Dec From Implied Readers to Empirical Research: Ways of Approaching Readers 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sheila C. Bauer- Gatsos, Dominican Univ. 1. he Implied Reader, the Resistant Reader, the Mechanical Turk, and the fmri, Ellen McManus, Dominican Univ. 2. Readers Minds: Invoking Folk Psychology and Folk Sociology, David Kidd, New School 3. Readers, Scholars, Teachers, Texts, Sheila C. Bauer- Gatsos For abstracts, write to dom.edu ater 1 Jan An Interactive Conversation about Service Learning in Literary Studies 10:15 11:30 a.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Laurie E. Grobman, Penn State Univ., Berks; Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport Univ. Speakers: Elizabeth Goodhue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Laurie E. Grobman; Ivy Schweitzer, Dartmouth Coll.; Emily VanDette, State Univ. of New York, Fredonia Panelists demonstrate how service- learning pedagogy enables literary scholars, teachers, students, and community partners to highlight literature s role in civic education and contribution to the public good and social justice. Attendees are invited to bring and share service- learning and literary- studies syllabi. For abstracts, syllabi, and assessments, visit commons.mla.org /groups/service-learning-in -literature-language-and-composition/ ater 1 Nov New Histories of the Transpaciic: Literature and the State 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Joseph Jeon, Pomona Coll. 1. Transpaciic Formality, Nan Da, Univ. of Notre Dame 2. Globalization of the MFA: East Asian Writers at Iowa, Richard Jean So, Univ. of Chicago 3. Consoling Returns: Refugee, GI, and Vietnam, Josephine Park, Univ. of Pennsylvania Respondent: Joseph Jeon 255. Black Abstraction 10:15 11:30 a.m., 4BC, ACC A special session. Presiding: Anthony Reed, Yale Univ. 1. Blues and the Abstract Truth, Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Penn State Univ., University Park

102 1014 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 2. he Politics of Black Abstraction: Rethinking Strategic Abstraction, Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell Univ. 3. Abstraction in Dub: Political Violence and Decolonial Racial Representation in A Brief History of Seven Killings, Carter A. Mathes, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick For abstracts, write to cornell.edu On Joan Didion: Essayist, Journalist, Memoirist, Novelist 10:15 11:30 a.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Daniel W. Worden, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque Speakers: Leigh Gilmore, Brown Univ.; Franny Nudelman, Carleton Univ.; Casey Shoop, Univ. of Oregon; Karen F. Steigman, Otterbein Univ.; Alex Young, Univ. of Southern California Exploring the aesthetics and politics of Joan Didion s writings, scholars of autobiography, literary journalism, documentary, the postmodern novel, Western American literature, and the counterculture help bring more critical and scholarly attention to Didion, one of the most inluential writers of our time Hemispheric Indigeneity: Cinematic Representations, Politics, Activism 10:15 11:30 a.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Claudia Arteaga, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. For an Indigenous Cinema?, Amalia Córdova, New York Univ. 2. Cry of the Forest : Cinema as a Political Intervention from an Indigenous Perspective, Claudia Arteaga 3. El Perro del Hortelano: Representing the Jungle and Indigenous Struggles through Humor, Cristobal Cardemil Krause, West Chester Univ. of Pennsylvania 4. In Indigenous Communities in the Age of the Sixth Extinction, Brianna Burke, Iowa State Univ. For abstracts, write to gmail.com What We Talk about When We Talk about DH: Interdisciplinary Vocabularies 10:15 11:30 a.m., JW Grand 4, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association for Computers and the Humanities. Presiding: Lisa Marie Rhody, George Mason Univ. Speakers: Wendy Chun, Brown Univ.; Patricia M. Hswe, Penn State Univ., University Park; Micki Kaufman, MLA; Laura C. Mandell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; T- Kay Sangwand, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Annette Vee, Univ. of Pittsburgh his session addresses interdisciplinary tensions over disciplinary terms used in DH e.g., archive, code, edition, curate, data, writing. How do disciplinary methods and training inform DH terms? Do shared vocabularies help or hinder dialogue? How might we recognize multidisciplinary values? Five- minute provocations by panelists to be followed by moderated discussion. For abstracts and provocations, visit ach.org ater 1 Dec heorizing the Global Hispanophone: Language, Land, and Identity 10:15 11:30 a.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Hispanophone. Presiding: Joyce Lynn Tolliver, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Cubaraui Consciousness: Postcolonial Identities between Western Sahara, Cuba, and Spain, Debra Faszer- McMahon, Seton Hill Univ. 2. he Global Subversions of the Global Hispanophone, Adam Lifshey, Georgetown Univ. 3. Networks and Nations: heorizing the Global Hispanophone, Adolfo Campoy- Cubillo, Oakland Univ. 4. he African Dimension of the Hispanophone Culture under the Lens of Colonial Glotopolitics, Susana Castillo- Rodríguez, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham Respondent: Benita Sampedro, Hofstra Univ. For abstracts, visit groups/global-hispanophone/ he Development of Luso- Brazilian Studies and Reading Publics: Honoring Fred P. Ellison 10:15 11:30 a.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Portuguese Studies Association and the forum LLC Luso- Brazilian. Presiding: Charles A. Perrone, Univ. of Florida Speakers: Kenneth David Jackson, Yale Univ.; Linda Ledford- Miller, Univ. of Scranton; Margo Milleret, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Charles A. Perrone A celebration of the legacy of Fred P. Ellison, the late professor at the University of Texas and a pioneer in the ield of Portuguese and Brazilian studies. he session transcends the dimensions of homage to operate with a wider focus: the practice of the ield of Luso- Brazilian language and literature in the three primary areas of literary criticism, translation, and program building.

103 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Old and New Media in Puerto Rican Literature and Culture 10:15 11:30 a.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Puerto Rican. Presiding: Radost Rangelova, Gettysburg Coll. 1. Art and Power: he Reemergence of Comics in Puerto Rican Literature, Elena Valdez, Christopher Newport Univ. 2. Constructing a Transnational Etiquette of Fe male Sexuality, Martin Ponti, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. Necromedia in the Puerto Rican Debt State, Jason Cortés, Rutgers Univ., Newark 4. Un café vespertino: Sediment and Privilege in the Isles of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mario Mercado Díaz, Univ. of Texas, Austin 262. Slavic Mystiications and Forgeries 10:15 11:30 a.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Slavic and East European. Presiding: Valeria Sobol, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Living outside of Life : Cherubina de Gabriak s Deep Cover, Timothy Williams, Columbia Univ. 2. Jaroslav Hašek s Party for Moderate Progress within the Limits of the Law: Parity through Parody, Abigail Weil, Harvard Univ. 3. Tires, Tires, Berbere; or, Behind the Curtain of Madame Blavatsky s Seance, Ilya Vinitsky, Univ. of Pennsylvania Respondent: David L. Cooper, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 263. Informatics of Selhood 10:15 11:30 a.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Marxism, Literature, and Society. Presiding: Rita Raley, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. Giving an Algorithmic Account of Oneself, Louise Amoore, Durham Univ. 2. Datamediation and the Premediated Self, Richard A. Grusin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 3. Cynegetic Powers and #datapolitik, Davide Panagia, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 264. Lawrence, Editions, and Critical Renewal 10:15 11:30 a.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the D. H. Lawrence Society of North America and the Society for Textual Scholarship. Presiding: Nancy L. Paxton, Northern Arizona Univ. 1. Studying Works, Studying Versions: Scholarly Editions of D. H. Lawrence, Paul R. Eggert, Loyola Univ., Chicago 2. From the Pueblos to Cambridge, Virginia Hyde, Washington State Univ., Pullman 3. Reading Backwards, Ana Maria Jimenez- Moreno, Univ. of Notre Dame For abstracts, write to nau.edu What Should We Talk about When We Talk about the Arab- Israeli Conlict? 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: David Caplan, Ohio Wesleyan Univ. 1. hinking and Talking, Russell A. Berman, Stanford Univ. 2. Does Peace Have a Plan? Cary Nelson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. History s Most Asymmetrical War, Ruth Wisse, Harvard Univ Reenvisioning Bolívar through His Publics 10:15 11:30 a.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Carlos Abreu Mendoza, Texas State Univ. 1. Liberator: A Chavista Reading of History, Alicia B. Rios, Syracuse Univ. 2. Manuela vuelve: Las palabras de la Libertadora en el discurso populista, Heather Hennes, Saint Joseph s Univ. 3. Reading Bolívar s Delirium through His Apostles, Carlos Abreu Mendoza 4. he Disease and the Hero: Representations of Bolívar s Public and Hidden Sickness, Juan C. González- Espitia, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 267. Critical Grounds: he South and Sustainability 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18B, ACC Program arranged by the forums LLC Southern United States and TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities. Presiding: Ted Atkinson, Mississippi State Univ. 1. Sugar and Oil, Ruth Salvaggio, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2. Strange Bedfellows: Sharecropping and Sustainability in the South, Ethan Mannon, Mars Hill Univ. 3. A Swamp in Name Only: Black- Belt Geographies and the Archive, Clare Callahan, Duke Univ Translation and the State: West Asian Contexts 10:15 11:30 a.m., 202, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums TC Translation Studies and LLC West Asian. Presiding: Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

104 1016 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 1. Translation and Weaponization, Anthony Alessandrini, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Translating the Little Magazine into Arabic: he Congress for Cultural Freedom, the CIA, and the Avant- Garde, Elizabeth M. Holt, Bard Coll. 3. Lenin and Translation, Nergis Ertürk, Penn State Univ., University Park Respondent: Michael Gibbs Hill, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 269. André Breton, :15 11:30 a.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism. Presiding: Jonathan P. Eburne, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. Here s Looking (Back) at You: Suzanne Césaire Reading André Breton Reading Suzanne Césaire, Kathy Lou Schultz, Univ. of Memphis 2. he Death of a Mexican Jumping Bean: Roger Caillois s Homages to André Breton, Jason Earle, Sarah Lawrence Coll. 3. Breton s Mad Art : A Politics of Transgression, Pierre Simon Taminiaux, Georgetown Univ. 4. Sampling, Sound, and Surrealism in Spanish Afterpop: Agustín Fernández Mallo s Limbo and André Breton s Nadja, Zachary Ludington, Emory Univ Literature and Cultures of Credit in Early Modern En gland 10:15 11:30 a.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th- Century English. Presiding: Molly Murray, Columbia Univ. 1. Feigned Fortunes: Constructing Credit in Early Modern En gland, Laura Kolb, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Timon the Cynic: Credit, Credibility, and the Problem of the Truth Teller in Early Modern England, David Hershinow, Prince ton Univ. 3. But Is He Oten hus? : Credible Character in Othello, J. K. Barret, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. Castiliano Vulgo! or, How to Believe in Nothing, Adam Zucker, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 271. Teatro di Narrazione and Contemporary Italy 10:15 11:30 a.m., 304, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Association for Italian Studies. Presiding: Daniela Bini, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. A Transmedia Pop Monologue from a Political Prisoner: Aldo Morto 54, by Daniele Timpano, Nicoletta Marini- Maio, Dickinson Coll. 2. Teatro di Narrazione and Contemporary Italian History, Andrea Bini, American Univ. of Rome 3. Microhistory, Oral History, and the heater of Narration, Juliet Guzzetta, Michigan State Univ. 4. From K to Signor G: Notes on Giorgio Gaber s Teatro canzone as a Form of Minor Literature, Andrea Malaguti, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 272. Anticipating horeau at Two Hundred 10:15 11:30 a.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the horeau Society. Presiding: Rochelle Johnson, Coll. of Idaho 1. Beyond All Men of His Day : T. W. Higginson and horeau s Legacy in Postbellum America, Sandy Petrulionis, Penn State Univ., Altoona 2. horeau s Materialism and Environmental Justice, Lance Newman, Westminster Coll., UT 3. horeau and the New American Spirituality, Alan Hodder, Hampshire Coll. Respondent: Kristen Case, Univ. of Maine, Farmington For abstracts, visit ater 10 Dec Names in the Literary Workplace 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the American Name Society. Presiding: Christine De Vinne, Ursuline Coll. 1. Linguistic Imperialism in Doctor Doolittle, Jonathan Rey Lee, independent scholar 2. Screen Names: Names and the Limits of the Human in Don DeLillo s he Body Artist, C. Caraco, Notre Dame of Maryland Univ. 3. Naming and the Work of Revolution: Julia Alvarez s In the Time of the Butterlies, Christine De Vinne For abstracts, visit :15 11:30 a.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Sexuality Studies. Presiding: Ramón H. Rivera- Servera, Northwestern Univ. Speakers: Daniel Callahan, Boston Coll.; Peter Carpenter, Columbia Coll., IL; Armando García, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Angela Leone, Northwestern Univ.; Richard T. Rodríguez, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana Explores queer latinidad, the borderlands, cowboys, and s in verbal, visual, and sonic cultures, from Copland s ballet scores and Julien s staging of cowboys as tourists to the tropes of the migrant laborer and the vaquero; race, masculinity, and species in the construction of the modern

105 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1017 cowboy and heteronormative and queer subcultures read through the image of the queer cowboy. For abstracts, write to ucsc.edu he Profane West 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the Western Literature Association. Presiding: Kerry Fine, Texas Tech Univ. Speakers: Linda S. Garber, Santa Clara Univ.; Carrie Johnston, Bucknell Univ.; Jana Koehler, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Luke Morgan, Texas Tech Univ.; Sarah Ropp, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Michael A. Smith, Duquesne Univ. Approaching profane as that which is underrepresented, undervalued, censored; as the necessary other side to sacred, as that which helps deine sacred but undoes it, too; challenging rote and accepted ways of thinking about, deining, celebrating the West; this roundtable presents literatures of the North American West in nontraditional ways Working Women: Labor and Gender in French and Francophone Literature and Film 10:15 11:30 a.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by Women in French. Presiding: Leslie Barnes, Australian National Univ. 1. Professional Identity and Necessity in Beauvoir, Woolf, and Colette, Kathleen Antonioli, Kansas State Univ. 2. L apprentissage professionnel dysphorique, ou le refus de vivre, dans L obéissance de Suzanne Jacob, Julia Morris von Luczenbacher, Saint Lawrence Univ. 3. Les paradoxes du travail sexuel féminin au cinéma, Patricia Reynaud, Georgetown Univ. 4. Housewives and Harlots: Working Women as Objects of Patriarchal Exchange in Une afaire de femmes, Mary E. McCullough, Samford Univ. For program information, visit Journal Editing 101: An Introduction to the Role of the Editorial Team 10:15 11:30 a.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. Presiding: Graham MacPhee, West Chester Univ. Speakers: Cheryl E. Ball, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown; Suzanne Parker Keen, Washington and Lee Univ.; Angela Naimou, Clemson Univ.; John G. Peters, Univ. of North Texas Journals depend on editorial teams to conduct the review process, adjudicate reviews and make decisions about publication, mentor new authors, and manage a journal s inances, design, and circulation. Since the literature on editing may be daunting, a frank conversation with experienced editors provides practical advice and suggestions on the dos and don ts concerning the editorial team Mediating Early Modernity 10:15 11:30 a.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Society for German Renaissance and Baroque Literature. Presiding: Anna Grotans, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 1. hüring von Ringoltingen s Melusine in Text and Image throughout the Early Modern Age, Albrecht Classen, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 2. Iphigenia s Loss and Agamemnon s Pain: Margaretha Susanna von Kuntsch ( ) on Women as Depicted and Authors of Textual and Visual Art, Gaby H. Pailer, Univ. of British Columbia 3. Curiosity and Collecting, Karin Anneliese Wurst, Michigan State Univ Open Hearing of the MLA Delegate Assembly 10:15 11:30 a.m., 401, JW Marriott Presiding: Members of the Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee his meeting is open only to MLA members. During this open hearing, MLA members and delegates may discuss all items on the Delegate Assembly s agenda except resolutions (for agenda information, visit agenda ater 15 Dec.). MLA members may also present new matters of concern to the assembly. Friday, 8 January 12:00 noon 280. Disrupting the Digital Humanities: New Radical Publics 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 311, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Jesse Stommel, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Speakers: Richard Godden, Tulane Univ.; Jonathan H. Hsy, George Washington Univ.; Spencer Keralis, Univ. of North Texas; Eunsong Angela Kim, Univ. of California, San Diego; Angel David Nieves, Hamilton Coll.; Annemarie Pérez, Loyola Marymount Univ.; Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria Building a communal space for the digital humanities requires that we approach that space with a commitment to creating open and nonhierarchical dialogues, championing nontraditional work that

106 1018 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA might not otherwise be recognized through conventional scholarly channels, amplifying marginalized voices, advocating for learners, and sharing generously to support the work of our peers. For presentations, visit ater 15 Nov Rethinking the Rexurdimento: Nineteenth- Century Galician Literary Production in Castilian 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 404, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Danny Barreto, Colgate Univ. 1. Narration without Nation: History and Self- Representation in Víctor Basbén by Benito Vicetto and Gelmírez by Manuel Murguía, Alejandro Alonso, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Bloody Business: War, Emigration, and Medicine in Paniagua y compañía by Manuel Curros Enríquez, Danny Barreto 3. Afective Regionalism: he Galician Peasant Appropriating the Pueblo, Jose Losada- Montero, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 282. Human Rights and Literary Studies: heories, Subjects, Publics 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 10A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Alexandra S. Moore, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro Speakers: Elizabeth Anker, Cornell Univ.; Eleni Eva Coundouriotis, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; Keith Feldman, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Peter James Hitchcock, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York; Domna C. Stanton, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York From the publication of Human Rights and Narrated Lives (2004) to Teaching Human Rights in Literary and Cultural Studies (2015), the past decade has witnessed the growth and institutionalization of human rights and the humanities. Panelists examine key debates within the ield, including ways its scholarly methods and subject matter address diverse publics Early Modern Books in Place 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jonathan P. Lamb, Univ. of Kansas 1. For the Easier Understanding : Language Lessons in homas Kyd s he Spanish Tragedy, Andrew Keener, Northwestern Univ. 2. Reading and Writing En glish Drama at Saint Dunstan s and the Inns of Court, Meghan C. Andrews, Lycoming Coll. 3. Whose Book Is It Anyway? Shakespeare s First Folio in New Mexico, Marissa Greenberg, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 4. Women in Print, Valerie Hotchkiss, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana For abstracts, write to ku.edu Jews and Ethnic Studies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forums LLC Jewish American and CLCS Global Jewish. Presiding: Jennifer Glaser, Univ. of Cincinnati 1. When Jews Move into the Neighborhood of Ethnic Studies, Dean Joseph Franco, Wake Forest Univ. 2. Sayed Kashua s Second Person Singular and the Limits of Jewish Ethnicity, Ashley A. Passmore, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 3. Sephardi American: Toward a Jewish- Latino/a Literature, Sarah Workman, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Respondent: Benjamin Schreier, Penn State Univ., University Park For abstracts and papers, write to purdue.edu ater 10 Dec Dear Reader: Epistolary Poetics post :00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Aaron Goldsman, Emory Univ. 1. Elizabeth Bishop s Epistolary Codes, Heather Treseler, Worcester State Univ. 2. Well, It Was a Few Lines Fiteen Minutes Ago : Larry Eigner, Jonathan Williams, and Epistolary Post- projectivism, Andrew Rippeon, Hamilton Coll. 3. From Gloucester to Santiago: Charles Olson s and Pablo Neruda s Epistolary Poetics, Joshua Hoeynck, Case Western Reserve Univ. For abstracts, write to emory.edu he Dictator Novel International: Classical Works from Latin America and Africa 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC 20th- and 21st- Century Latin American and LLC African to Presiding: Héctor Hoyos, Stanford Univ. 1. Authors and Authoritarians: he Power of Language in the Middle East and Latin America, Alya El Hosseiny, New York Univ. 2. he Politics of Perception in Egypt, circa 1952, Nathaniel Greenberg, George Mason Univ. 3. he Dictator Novel beyond the Dictator: he Corpolony and the Global South, Magalí Armillas- Tiseyra, Penn State Univ., University Park

107 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January he Latina/o Counterdictatorial Imaginary: Forms of Power and the Power of Form, Jennifer Harford Vargas, Bryn Mawr Coll. For abstracts, write to stanford.edu Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 307, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Auritro Majumder, Univ. of Houston, University Park Speakers: Sourit Bhattacharya, Univ. of Warwick; Laura Bunt- MacRury, Bournemouth Univ.; Susan Marguerite Comfort, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania; Weihsin Gui, Univ. of California, Riverside; Hyeryung Hwang, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Philip Kaisary, Univ. of Warwick; Henry Schwarz, Georgetown Univ. Peripheral aesthetics, deined here as the set of representational strategies employed by artists and intellectuals outside the metropolitan core, corresponds to the combined and uneven capitalist world system. Panelists explore peripheral aesthetics as the methodological and political framework for a materialist understanding of world literature Catalan Documentary Cinema, Art, and hought Now 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Catalan Studies. Presiding: Teresa M. Vilarós, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 1. Death and Afect as Social Protest: Resistance to Corruption in Ciutat Morta, Aurelie Vialette, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 2. Ciutat Morta: Documenting the Exceptionality of Spanish Democracy, Robert Casas Roige, Stanford Univ. 3. Barcelona beyond Gaudí: Cinematic Readings of El Raval, Cristina Carrasco, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 4. Überpolitics, Antipolitics, Infrapolitics: Albert Serra, Pere Portabella, and Documentary Cinema, Teresa M. Vilarós For abstracts, write to tamu.edu ater 1 Dec Communities of Learning in Second Language Acquisition: An Exploration of Alternative Pedagogies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. Presiding: Elise C. Leahy, Southern Utah Univ.; June Miyasaki, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA Speakers: Annie Abbott, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Lucile Duperron, Dickinson Coll.; Victor Fusilero, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA; Adi Raz, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Heidi Soneson, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Elizabeth Dolly A. Weber, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago Foreign language departments have become increasingly innovative in teaching language, writing, and culture. Panelists explore alternative pedagogies in second language acquisition that are revitalizing foreign language departments, among them virtual travel, experiential and communityservice learning, creative uses of wikis and blogs, and new initiatives in study- abroad environments he Cognitive Science of Identity 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Cognitive and Afect Studies. Presiding: Paula E. Leverage, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 1. Place Studies, Identity, and Cognitive Literary Analysis, Nancy Lincoln Easterlin, Univ. of New Orleans 2. he Essence of Ndoroboness Communicated through Conceptual Metaphor, Shelley Ashdown, Graduate Inst. of Applied Linguistics 3. Sensory Cognition and the Politics of Identity, Deepika Bahri, Emory Univ. 4. Identity and Intersubjectivity in Gertrude Stein s Geographical History of America and Ida: A Novel, Stephanie L. Hawkins, Univ. of North Texas For abstracts, visit cognitive-approaches-to-literature/ ater 1 Dec Teaching the Archive 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Publications Committee. Presiding: Meike G. J. Werner, Vanderbilt Univ. 1. New Archival Covenants for Undergraduate Education, W. Ronald Schuchard, Emory Univ. 2. Archival Mining for Advanced Foreign Language Majors: Online and In Situ, Holly Tucker, Vanderbilt Univ. 3. Text as Process, Jan Buerger, German Literature Archive Marbach Respondent: Stephen Enniss, Harry Ransom Center 292. Futures in Southern Studies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Presiding: Michael Paul Bibler, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge Speakers: Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk Univ.; Sharon Patricia Holland, Univ. of North Carolina,

108 1020 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Chapel Hill; Erich Nunn, Auburn Univ., Auburn; Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder, Univ. of Mississippi; Judson D. Watson III, Univ. of Mississippi Following the ignite format, presenters ofer ive- minute keyword- style remarks. hese lashformat presentations ofer provocative suggestions for the possible futures of and in southern studies. hese remarks also highlight he Changing Profession feature in the January 2016 PMLA, and ample time is reserved for audience discussion Brecht, Surveillance, Visibility 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Brecht Society. Presiding: Vera S. Stegmann, Lehigh Univ. 1. Breaking the Fourth Wall of Biometric Surveillance: Brechtian Aesthetics in Surveillance Arts Activism, Elise Morrison, Yale Univ. 2. Alienated and Relaxed: Immersed Spectators at Work and Onstage, James Ball, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 3. Performance at a Smart Intersection: Surveillance, Information Technologies, and the Space of Brecht s Street Scene, James Martin Harding, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Respondent: heodore Franks Rippey, Bowling Green State Univ Beckett and the Extensions of Modernism 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the Samuel Beckett Society. Presiding: Michael D Arcy, Saint Francis Xavier Univ. 1. Dismediation, Martin Harries, Univ. of California, Irvine 2. he Capable Negativity of Beckett s Late Modernist Monologues, John Paul Riquelme, Boston Univ. 3. Modernist Naïveté, Michael D Arcy 295. Twentieth- and Twenty- First- Century Women Writers as Public Intellectuals 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the Doris Lessing Society. Presiding: Cornelius Collins, Fordham Univ., Bronx 1. Looking Again at Spain: Rukeyser, Warner, Woolf, Anne Elizabeth Fernald, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center 2. Prisons We Choose to Live Inside: Doris Lessing Speaks Truth to Power, Eleonora Rao, Univ. of Salerno 3. Toni Morrison, Hannah Arendt, and the Collaborative Public Action of Fiction, Frederick Coye Heard, Virginia Military Inst. 4. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie s Celebrity: Women, Race, and the Public Intellectual, Erin Johns Speese, Duquesne Univ. For abstracts, visit dorislessingsociety.wordpress.com/mla/current/ ater 1 Nov Narrating College Sexual Assault 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the Women s Caucus for the Modern Languages and the American Association of University Professors. Presiding: Michelle A. Massé, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 1. Sick of Hearing All his Shit about Harassment : Dispelling Myths about Sexual Violence, Donna Potts, Washington State Univ., Pullman 2. Responsible Parties, Alison Booth, Univ. of Virginia 3. She Said, He Said: Rhetoric, Sexual Assault, and the University, Stacey Amo, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; Jordan Von Cannon, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 297. Children s Literature Scholarship and Its Publics 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Children s and Young Adult Literature. Presiding: Philip Nel, Kansas State Univ. Speakers: Julie Danielson, Seven Impossible hings before Breakfast; Marah Gubar, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.; Roger Sutton, he Horn Book; Ebony Elizabeth homas, Univ. of Pennsylvania Because children s literature is so popular, and children s literature studies is an interdisciplinary ield, scholars of young people s literature have always addressed multiple publics work continued today through social media. What are the risks and rewards of this more expansive, inclusive kind of work? Who does it? How is it valued? Should it be valued more, and if so why? 298. Writing about Labor 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Noniction Prose. Presiding: Howard Horwitz, Univ. of Utah 1. Pleasure, Idleness, and the Deinition of Labor in Mayhew s London Labour and the London Poor, Elizabeth Coggin Womack, Penn State Univ., Brandywine 2. Neo- homesteading: Domestic Production and the Contradictions of Post Wage Labor, Alison Shonkwiler, Rhode Island Coll. 3. Reading Writing about Indentured Labor, Nienke Boer, New York Univ.

109 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Jobs, Degrees, and Inequality, Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles For abstracts, write to utah.edu Social Class in American Multiethnic Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by MELUS: he Society for the Study of the Multi- Ethnic Literature of the United States. Presiding: Lingyan Yang, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania 1. Class Struggles in Contemporary Italian American Literature, Fred L. Gardaphe, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Black Proletarian Literature and the Challenge to Intersectionality, Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark 3. Keep his Boy Running: Racial Community and Social Mobility in Ralph Ellison s Invisible Man, Sterling L. Bland, Rutgers Univ., Newark 4. hey Told Us to Salvage the Bones: Hurricane Katrina, Global Capitalism, and Entrepreneurship, Adriane Bezusko, Univ. of Texas, Austin Respondent: Gary Totten, North Dakota State Univ Henry James and Retrospection 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the Henry James Society. Presiding: Karen Scherzinger, Univ. of Johannesburg 1. Editing the Prefaces: he Suggestions of Reperusal, Oliver Herford, Univ. of Birmingham 2. he Fruit of Golden Youth : Beginnings in Retrospect, Mhairi Pooler, Univ. of Aberdeen 3. Retrospection and Melancholia: Feeling Backward with Henry James, David McWhirter, Texas A&M Univ., College Station For abstracts, write to uj.ac.za Women, Agency, and the Literary Arts in Premodern and Modern East Asia 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC East Asian. Presiding: Monika Dix, Saginaw Valley State Univ. 1. When a Meshiuto Becomes a Protagonist: he Status of the Female Subject in Izumi Shikibu nikki and Towazugatari, Naomi Fukumori, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. Women in the Revenge Plot: Akimichi and the Domestication of Social Conlict, Vyjayanthi Selinger, Bowdoin Coll. 3. Rejecting the Patriarch: Notions of Family between Nationalism and Imperialism, Satoko Kakihara, California State Univ., Fullerton 4. Heroine with a housand Faces: Reading a Chinese Woman Soldier s Autobiography, Chenwen Hong, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs Respondent: Monika Dix 302. A Golden Age Philology? Futures of a Discipline 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 304, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- and 17th- Century Spanish and Iberian Poetry and Prose. Presiding: Enrique García Santo- Tomás, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Speakers: Frederick A. De Armas, Univ. of Chicago; Adrienne L. Martín, Univ. of California, Davis; Felipe Valencia, Utah State Univ.; Elizabeth R. Wright, Univ. of Georgia Panelists explore present and future directions in the study of early modern Spanish literature, discussing their experiences as researchers and pedagogues in a variety of teaching institutions Global Migration across the Mediterranean 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Mediterranean. Presiding: Nevine El Nossery, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 1. he Mediterranean Abject: Routes of Neoenslavement, Asimina Ino Nikolopoulou, Northeastern Univ. 2. Talking to the Dead, Adrit on a Closed Sea, Laura Sarnelli, Univ. of Naples L Orientale 3. Abjected Bodies, Illegal Routes: Toward a Mediterranean Poetics of the Residual Migrant, Edwige Tamalet Talbayev, Tulane Univ African American Literature and Pedagogy Matters: Old Questions, New Directions 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC African American. Presiding: Dana A. Williams, Howard Univ. 1. White Graduate Students, African American Literature, Simon Abramowitsch, Univ. of California, Davis 2. A Pedagogy of White Ignorance : A Beautiful Science for Making African American Literature Matter Philosophically, Reginald A. Wilburn, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham 3. Collectivist Pedagogy for Black American Literature, Derik Smith, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 305. Troubled Time 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott

110 1022 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th- Century French. Presiding: Andrew Herrick Clark, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center Speakers: Tracy Rutler, Penn State Univ., University Park; Pierre N. Saint- Amand, Brown Univ.; Joanna Stalnaker, Columbia Univ.; Eric Turcat, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater Panelists discuss eighteenth- century French works that question accepted forms of temporality and explore alternative ones. Subjects include Manon Lescaut and marking libertine time in the pre- Romantic period, les égarements du temps, forgetting time (Rousseau), and extinction in time Connected Academics: Humanists at Work 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Connected Academics Project. Presiding: David heo Goldberg, Univ. of California, Irvine Speakers: Ian Bogost, Georgia Inst. of Tech.; Sarah Kendzior, Al Jazeera En glish; Rebecca A. Lippman, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Carina Wong, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Participants consider the changing nature of work and its relation to a variety of humanist careers. In particular, they examine risk taking and creativity as two necessary attributes for humanists at work in the world and challenge artiicial distinctions made between humanist work within and outside the university, especially in relation to graduate education. For a detailed description of the session, visit ater 1 Dec Rhetorics of Disability Disclosure in Life Writing 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the forum RCWS History and heory of Rhetoric. Presiding: Stephanie Lynn Kerschbaum, Univ. of Delaware, Newark 1. he Rhetoric of the DSM, G. homas Couser, Hofstra Univ. 2. Dis- closure and Its Discontents, Shannon Walters, Temple Univ., Philadelphia 3. he Logic of Locura: How Chicanas (Dis)Claim Mental Disability, Casie Cobos, Houston, TX 4. Autpocalypse Now: Disclosing Autism, Disclosing Disabled Futures, Melanie Yergeau, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor For papers and other resources, write to gmail.com ater 5 Jan Advising Masters and Doctoral Students: New Issues, Contexts, and Questions 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the Association of Departments of En glish. Presiding: Mary K. Ramsey, Eastern Michigan Univ. Speakers: Sandra Sellers Hanson, LaGuardia Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Tatem Oldham, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Michael Carl Schoenfeldt, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor For faculty members who support MA and PhD candidates at a range of institutions, panelists focus on best practices for individual and departmental graduate advising. Topics include: (non) academic career advising, successful PhD applications, CVs into résumés, preparing for new academic hiring protocols, internships, and translating academic skills to other careers Narrative Medicine, the Body, and Justice 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the International Society for the Study of Narrative. Presiding: Rita Charon, Columbia Univ.; Patrick A. Dolan, Jr., Univ. of Iowa 1. Witnessing, the Body, and Justice, Sto:lo Style, in Lee Maracle s Celia s Song, Laura J. Beard, Univ. of Alberta 2. Ethics and Literatures of Public Health: he Case of Kenya, Alvan Ikoku, Stanford Univ. 3. Can Interpretation Do Harm? he Bioethics of Literary Analysis, Kelly Bezio, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi 4. Epistolary Ethics: Voltaire and the Calas Affair, Catherine Talley, Loyola Univ., Chicago 310. Middle En glish Literature ater the Digital Turn 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Middle English. Presiding: Geraldine Heng, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Text Mining the Middle Ages, Michael Widner, Stanford Univ. 2. Editing the Old Is New Again: he Siege of Jerusalem and Piers Plowman Electronic Archives, Timothy L. Stinson, North Carolina State Univ. 3. he Augmented Palimpsest: Engaging Students with Augmented Reality, Andrea R. Harbin, State Univ. of New York, Cortland; Tamara O Callaghan, Northern Kentucky Univ. Respondent: Stephen G. Nichols, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 311. Byron and America 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the Byron Society of America. Presiding: Noah Comet, United States Naval Acad.

111 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Black Byronism, Matt Sandler, Columbia Univ. 2. Byron and the Yellowstone Frontier, Noah Comet 3. Byron as Greek Ambassador to America, William Keach, Brown Univ. 4. Specters of Byron in Nineteenth- Century America, Susan J. Wolfson, Prince ton Univ A Public Privacy: Lovers in Romance 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Courtly Literature Society. Presiding: Albrecht Classen, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 1. he Triple Public of the Almost- Perfect Knight in the Illustrated Vulgate Lancelot Codex Yale 229, Elizabeth Moore Willingham, Baylor Univ. 2. Loyaulx, Secrez, voirs Disans : he Ethic of Secrecy and the Critique of Courtliness in La chastelaine de Vergi and Christine de Pizan s Livre du duc des vrais amans, Lucas Wood, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. Love Is a Battleield: Sex and Conquest in he Man of Law s Tale and he King of Tars, Kristi Castleberry, Lyndon State Coll. 4. Lovers Cannot Be Brothers: Public Deceit and Private Intention in he Knight s Tale, Jefery Stoyanof, Spring Hill Coll Open Hearing on Resolutions 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 401, JW Marriott Presiding: Members of the Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee his meeting is open only to MLA members. During this hearing, MLA members and delegates may discuss the regular resolutions that are on the Delegate Assembly s agenda. (For information on these resolutions, i.e., those submitted by 1 Oct., visit ater 15 Dec.) MLA members may also submit emergency resolutions to the presider until the 12:30 p.m. submission deadline New Work in Language heory 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TM Language heory. Presiding: homas F. Shannon, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. Creating and Translating Ideophones in Italian Disney Comics: A Linguistic and Historical Inquiry, Pier Pischedda, Univ. of Leeds 2. An Aspect of Interdigitations: Lexical Blending in Language Contact, Keumsil Kim Yoon, William Paterson Univ Aging across Borders 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Anthropology and Literature. Presiding: Mary Jean Corbett, Miami Univ., Oxford 1. Still Life: Aging, Masculinity, Genre, Andrea Charise, Univ. of Toronto 2. Interspecies Aging, Teresa Mangum, Univ. of Iowa 3. Afect, Embodiment, Alzheimer s Disease, Kathleen Woodward, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 316. Cli- Fi: Climate Change and Narrative Fiction 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Prose Fiction. Presiding: Wai Chee Dimock, Yale Univ. 1. Ecocatastrophic Nightmares in Recent Experimental Fiction, Courtney Traub, Univ. of Oxford 2. Climate- Change Fiction and the Future Anterior, Richard Crownshaw, Goldsmiths, Univ. of London 3. Genre and Atmotechnics Cli- Fi Performativity? Derek Woods, Rice Univ Gide et la guerre 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association des Amis d André Gide. Presiding: Christine Latrouitte Armstrong, Denison Univ. 1. Gide et Proust devant la grande guerre: Un parallèle, Pascal A. Ifri, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 2. Actes à titre gratuit: Arbitrary Violence and Democratic Reappraisal in Gide s Postwar hought, Elizabeth Rush, Univ. of Cambridge, King s Coll. 3. Myth, War, and Gide, Pamela Antonia Genova, Univ. of Oklahoma 318. Fables, Folktales, Games, and Comics: Folklore and Visual Media 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Folklore Society 1. Representing Black Folk: Jeremy Love s Bayou and African American Folk Culture, Jonathan W. Gray, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York 2. Animal Terrorism: Adam Hines and the Crisis of the Animal Fable, Christopher Pizzino, Univ. of Georgia Respondent: Alexandria Gray, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

112 1024 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Friday, 8 January 1:30 p.m Getting Funded in the Humanities: An NEH Workshop 1:30 3:30 p.m., 17A, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Programs. Presiding: Nadina Gardner, NEH Div. of Preservation and Access; Jason Rhody, NEH Ofice of Digital Humanities; Russell M. Wyland, NEH Div. of Research Programs Celebrating the NEH s itieth anniversary, staf members and recent grantees discuss NEH funding opportunities, the impact of recently funded projects, application strategies, and the funding process. Audience participation is encouraged. Friday, 8 January 1:45 p.m he Problem of World Poetry : Comparative Poetics and Comparative Publics 1:45 3:00 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Comparative Literature Association. Presiding: Yopie Prins, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Speakers: Harris Feinsod, Northwestern Univ.; Virginia Jackson, Univ. of California, Irvine; Aamir R. Muti, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Anthony Reed, Yale Univ.; C. P. Haun Saussy, Univ. of Chicago Responding to current debates about world literature and the place of poetry in the public sphere, participants draw on a range of theoretical approaches, languages, and historical perspectives to interrogate the idea of world poetry and to explore critical paradigms for past, present, and future work in comparative poetics Air: Atmospheres of Mind and Matter 1:45 3:00 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English. Presiding: David S. Kurnick, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. Modernism s Physics of Consciousness, Maureen Chun, independent scholar 2. Out of the Earth, into the Sky: On D. H. Lawrence, Coal Mining, and Externality in the Anthropocene, Rebekah A. Taylor, Kent State Univ., Kent 3. Air Mass, Aleksandr Prigozhin, Univ. of Chicago 322. Before the Declaration: Happiness in Early America 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Early American. Presiding: Patrick Michael Erben, State Univ. of West Georgia 1. Laughter in the Church: Benjamin Colman s he Government and Improvement of Mirth according to the Laws of Christianity (1707), Michael Schuldiner, Univ. of Akron 2. You Have Nothing to Do but Be Happy : Zinzendorf and Spiritual Bliss in Early America, Craig Atwood, Moravian Coll. 3. Transporting Happiness: Captive Afect in the Mid- Century Transatlantic, Laura E. McGrane, Haverford Coll Derrida s Universities 1:45 3:00 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Philosophy and Literature. Presiding: Jacques Lezra, New York Univ. 1. Improper Freedom: Unconditionality ater Derrida, Ronald Mendoza de Jesús, Univ. of Southern California 2. he University and Its Cadences, Jennifer Bajorek, Hampshire Coll. 3. Universitas, Henry S. Turner, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 324. Myth, Fairy Tales, and heir Adaptations 1:45 3:00 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Folklore, Myth, and Fairy Tale. Presiding: Cristina Bacchilega, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa 1. Snow White and the Transnational Circulation of Race and History in Helen Oyeyemi s Boy, Snow, Bird, Kimberly J. Lau, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 2. Translating Russian Folklore into Soviet Fantasy: From Arkadi and Boris Strugatski s Monday Begins on Saturday (1977) to Catherynne M. Valente s Deathless (2011), Katherine Magyarody, Univ. of Toronto 3. Shiting Performances of Femininity in Kij Johnson s Retelling of Japanese Tales, Luciana Cardi, Osaka Univ. 4. Adapting the Unadaptable Woman: he Witch Reimagined in Performance, Kay F. Turner, New York Univ Disability and Interdependence 1:45 3:00 p.m., 208, JW Marriott

113 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1025 Program arranged by the forum TC Disability Studies. Presiding: Elizabeth Bearden, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 1. Disforming Cure, Katherine Schaap Williams, New York Univ., Abu Dhabi 2. he Servant... Formed Himself into a Sort of Crutch : Disability, Dependency, and the Racialized Logic of Prosthesis in Poe and Melville, Adam Newman, Emory Univ. 3. An Unfeeling hing: Redeining a Posthuman Interdependence of Pain, Rachel Herzl- Betz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 4. Disgender and the Politics of Care in Anti- Bright- Siding Breast Cancer Narratives, Megan Lindsay Obourn, Coll. at Brockport, State Univ. of New York For abstracts, write to wisc.edu ater 5 Jan Mysticism and Religious Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Italy 1:45 3:00 p.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian. Presiding: David Lummus, Stanford Univ. 1. he Marriage of Lady Poverty and the Merchants, Juliann M. Vitullo, Arizona State Univ. 2. Astarotte s Mirror and Pulci s heology: Morgante XXV, Pina Palma, Southern Connecticut State Univ. 3. Faith, Salvation, and the Mystical Body of the Church in the Divine Comedy, Jason Aleksander, Saint Xavier Univ. For abstracts, write to miami.edu New Questions for the Codex 1:45 3:00 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval French. Presiding: Catherine M. Jones, Univ. of Georgia 1. he hird Time the Charm? Another Look at BnF fr. 1374, Kathy M. Krause, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City 2. Celi ki lescrist : Female Scribal Activities Reshaping Romance, Christene D Anca, Pierce Coll. 3. Foxy Speech from Foxy Hands: Renart with Marie in B.N. fr , Joseph Johnson, New York Univ Materiality and Mexican Culture 1:45 3:00 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Mexican. Presiding: Beth Ellen Jörgensen, Univ. of Rochester 1. Outdoor Cabinet of Curiosities: Pyramids and Stones in Late- Eighteenth- Century Mexico, José Francisco Robles, Colgate Univ. 2. Talking Furniture: he Human Science of Psychopedagogy and Hygiene in Postrevolutionary Mexico, Susan Antebi, Univ. of Toronto 3. Soy la misma, siempre nueva : Fashionable Objects and the Glamorous Space- Time Continuum in the Poetics of Nahui Lin, Alysa Schrof, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 4. Like a Virgin: Distroller and the Mass Production of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Nicholas Cifuentes- Goodbody, Hamad Bin Khalifa Univ. For abstracts, write to ur.rochester.edu Assemblages 1:45 3:00 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Visual Culture. Presiding: Patrick Jagoda, Univ. of Chicago 1. he Novel or Relational Art: Tom McCarthy and the Social Turn, David Alworth, Harvard Univ. 2. Reassemblage (heory and Practice), Bill Brown, Univ. of Chicago 3. Citizen Collagist, Lisa Siraganian, Southern Methodist Univ Outside the National Context: Transacting Social Roles and National Traditions 1:45 3:00 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association. Presiding: Jennifer L. Good, Baylor Univ. 1. Adalbert Stiter s Brigitta: German Classical Bildung in Transnational and Translational Contexts, Erik Grell, Duke Univ. 2. Translating Freud s Austria- Hungary, Robert D. Tobin, Clark Univ. 3. Social Roles for German Women Made in Austria: National Literature in Transcultural Contexts, Cindy Walter- Gensler, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, write to uvm.edu Melville s Late Fiction; or, Radical Inhabitation 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the Melville Society. Presiding: Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt Univ. 1. Converting the Heathen at Home, Justine S. Murison, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. he Iron Cross of Lombardy: Melville s Algetic Landscape, Michael D. Snediker, Univ. of Houston, University Park 3. Melvillean Mimesis, Kim Leilani Evans, Cornell Univ. Respondent: James D. Lilley, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York

114 1026 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 332. Performance and (Counter)Publics 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the American heatre and Drama Society. Presiding: Laura Lynn Mielke, Univ. of Kansas 1. Midnight, Forecastle : he Commons, Kyla Wazana Tompkins, Pomona Coll. 2. Women in the Late- Nineteenth- Century Frontier Performance: he Complexities of a Counterpublic Discourse, Katherine Johnson, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. he Magic of Black Humanism: Amiri Baraka s Black Mass and the Black Arts Counterpublic, Jason Fitzgerald, Columbia Univ. 4. Bloody Art: Censorship, Anxiety, and the Fantasy of a Sanitized Public, Laura Westengard, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York 333. What s Next? EEBO (Early English Books Online) in the Public Domain 1:45 3:00 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- Century English. Presiding: Ellen MacKay, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 1. he Database s Two Bodies: Macro- and Microperspectives on Early Modern Succession Discourse, Collin Jennings, New York Univ. 2. he Shakespearean Syntagm, Jonathan P. Lamb, Univ. of Kansas 3. Scaling EEBO: How to Do hings with a Billion Words, Anupam Basu, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 4. he Library as Collaborator: he Folger s EEBO-TCP Project Landscape, Meaghan Brown, Folger Shakespeare Library 334. Eugene O Neill in the Twenty- First Century 1:45 3:00 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the Eugene O Neill Society. Presiding: Jefery Kennedy, Arizona State Univ. West 1. O Neill s hemes of Tragedy in America: he Arc hat Reaches Forward, Jefery Kennedy 2. Narrative Selves, Aspirations, and Authenticity in Beckett and O Neill, David Palmer, Massachusetts Maritime Acad. 3. Outside Mullingar, he Moon for the Misbegotten, and the Irish Play in New York, Stephen Watt, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 335. Why Teach Literature? 1:45 3:00 p.m., JW Grand 8, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TM he Teaching of Literature. Presiding: Donna L. Pasternak, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 1. Literature and the Future of the Past, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford Univ. 2. I Teach Literature Because I Believe in It and hink It Makes the World Better, Robert Warrior, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Metaphors of Globalization, Lisa Lowe, Tuts Univ Borders, Words, and People in Motion: Culture and Geopolitics 1:45 3:00 p.m., 202, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Presiding: Jeferson J. A. Gatrall, Montclair State Univ. 1. he Far Eastern Taiga: Mythology of the Frontier, Olga Volkova, Xi an Jiaotong Liverpool Univ. 2. Writing Borders in Rus, Ines Garcia de la Puente, Univ. of Saint Gallen 3. he Edge of the Caucasus: Reports and Reminiscences from Eastern Turkey, Brittany Pheifer Noble, Columbia Univ. For abstracts, visit mlaslavic.blogspot.com Second- Language Literary Reading and Applied Linguistics 1:45 3:00 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Applied Linguistics. Presiding: Elizabeth Bernhardt, Stanford Univ. 1. Measuring Reading Development in Beginning L2 German Learners through Guided Reading Assignments, Karin Maxey, Vassar Coll. 2. (Literary) Reading: Attitudes and Beliefs among Beginning Undergraduate Language Learners, Per Urlaub, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. From Content Coverage to Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Literature Course, a Professor, and a Call to Action, Dawn M. Smith- Sherwood, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania Respondent: Nicolas Shumway, Rice Univ. For abstracts, visit ~lfw/mla2016/ Troubling hreshold Concepts in Composition Studies 1:45 3:00 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the National Council of Teachers of En glish. Presiding: Jacqueline R. Rhodes, California State Univ., San Bernardino 1. Standing at the hreshold? Unstable Meanings and the Transfer Ideal, Mary R. Boland, California State Univ., San Bernardino 2. Instructive Anxiety: Peers at the hreshold, Lance Langdon, Univ. of California, Irvine

115 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Problematizing hresholds with Cultural Narratives, Craig A. Meyer, Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville 339. Quo vadimus? Identity and Creativity as Keys to Enhancing Language Study in the Undergraduate Curriculum 1:45 3:00 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators. Presiding: Robert L. Davis, Univ. of Oregon; Colleen M. Ryan, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 1. Beyond Enrollment Data: Why Students and Program Evaluation Matter, Charlotte Ann Melin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2. Rethinking Teaching Assistant Training in the Twenty- First Century, Inmaculada Gómez Soler, Univ. of Memphis; Marta Tecedor Cabrero, Texas Tech Univ. 3. An Experiment in Bilingual Course Design: Introduction to French Cinema, Cheryl Krueger, Univ. of Virginia 4. Bridging the Divide between Lower- Level and Upper- Level Courses: A Teaching Assistant s Perspective, Sara Mattavelli, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 340. Worlding the Sinophone: New Directions ater a Decade 1:45 3:00 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Lily Wong, American Univ. Speakers: Howard Chiang, Univ. of Warwick; Tzu- Hui Celina Hung, New York Univ. in Shanghai; Alvin K. Wong, Yonsei Univ.; Lily Wong Respondent: Carlos Rojas, Duke Univ. In 2007, Shu- mei Shih deined Sinophone as Sinitic- language cultures outside of China or on the margins of Chineseness, forming emergent ainities with such ields as postcolonial studies, ethnic studies, and queer theory. To commemorate a decade of rich developments in the ield, panelists discuss new directions in which Sinophone studies can expand across diferent paradigms. For abstracts, write to american.edu ater 15 Dec Literacy Practices from Schools to the Streets 1:45 3:00 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum RCWS Literacy Studies. Presiding: Suzanne Malley, Columbia Coll., IL 1. Developmental Reading Pedagogy: Origins in Work Methods and Scientiic Management heory, Gillan Markey, Saginaw Valley State Univ. 2. Digital Literacy Instruction for Digital Natives: Bridging Extracurricular and Academic Technology Expertise, Merideth Garcia, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 3. Composing Ruins: Exploring Graiti as a Civic Discourse in Post- Katrina New Orleans, Doreen M. Piano, Univ. of New Orleans 342. Transformations: How Plantation Slavery s (Non)Human Vitalizes the Biopolitics of Bare Life 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gwen Bergner, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown 1. Super Fly: A Tropical Genealogy against Biopolitics, Monique Allewaert, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 2. Outsider on the Inside: he Black Prison Intellectual in America, Andrea Stephanie Stone, Smith Coll. 3. he Limits of Bare Life : Eurocentrism and the Biopolitics of the Periphery, Donna Jones, Univ. of California, Berkeley Respondent: Gwen Bergner 343. Translingual and Transnational Hebrew Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Hebrew. Presiding: Amir Eshel, Stanford Univ. 1. Linguistic Limbo: he hird Space of Hebrew Yiddish Writing, Yaakov Herskovitz, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Ambivalent Cosmopolitanism: Desire, Revolution, and Hebrew Modernist Women Writers, Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt Univ. 3. Hebrew and Arabic: Empathy and Storytelling, Rachel Green, Univ. of Texas, Austin Respondent: Na ama Rokem, Univ. of Chicago 344. What s Vital about Statistics? he Critical Nineteenth- Century Statistical Imaginary 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5C, ACC A special session 1. Oliver as Statistical Unit, Meegan Kennedy, Florida State Univ. 2. Christina Rossetti s Quantifying Sonnet, Amy Kahrmann Huseby, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. George Eliot s Average of Accidents, Lorenzo Servitje, Univ. of California, Riverside Respondent: Audrey Jafe, Univ. of Toronto

116 1028 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 345. Gender, Race, and the Politics of Friendship in American Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Kristen Proehl, State Univ. of New York, Brockport 1. Foreign Friendship: Imagining International Relations in Cooper and Sedgwick, Sarah Sillin, Gettysburg Coll. 2. Genre, Friendship, and the Color Line, Travis M. Foster, Villanova Univ. 3. he Politics of Public Authorship and Collaboration in Modernist American Literature: he Story of Amy Lowell and Ezra Pound, Julie Elaine Goodspeed- Chadwick, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ., Columbus Respondent: Briallen Hopper, Yale Univ Racial Diference and the Public Eicacy of Poetry 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Grant Matthew Jenkins, Univ. of Tulsa 1. We? he People? he Vexed Origins of North American Documentary Poetry, Joseph Harrington, Univ. of Kansas 2. Blackness and Poetry: Responding to the Catastrophe of Modernity in Zong!, Dale Smith, Ryerson Univ. 3. he Kenneth Goldsmith Afair, Grant Matthew Jenkins 347. Naming the Eighteenth Century 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Dustin D. Stewart, Columbia Univ.; Joshua Swidzinski, Univ. of Portland 1. Vernacular, Kristine Louise Haugen, California Inst. of Tech. 2. Enlightenment, Andrew Bricker, McGill Univ. 3. Sensibility, Stephanie Hershinow, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. Number, David Samuel Mazella, Univ. of Houston 348. he Novelist, the Critic, and the Public: An Interview with Colm Tóibín 1:45 3:00 p.m., 16A, ACC A creative conversation. Presiding: Stephen Louis Burt, Harvard Univ. Speaker: Colm Tóibín, Columbia Univ. he author of Nora Webster (2014) and On Elizabeth Bishop (2015) converses with Stephen Burt about how his novels and criticism inform each other and how he sees literature in the public discourse Postwar: World War II and American Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Roy Scranton, Princeton Univ. Speakers: Hadji Bakara, Univ. of Chicago; Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Brown Univ.; Deak Nabers, Brown Univ.; Kinohi Nishikawa, Prince ton Univ.; Melissa Parrish, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Bruce W. Robbins, Columbia Univ.; Claire Seiler, Dickinson Coll. Panelists ask what postwar means in twentiethand twenty- irst- century American literature, focusing on how the experience of war gets translated into peacetime understanding and how various agents and institutions work ater war to reinterpret its meaning. he postwar always occludes itself in its turning from war to peace and back again; we mean to attend to this turning Primal Scenes in the Comedia 1:45 3:00 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- and 17th- Century Spanish and Iberian Drama. Presiding: Maria M. Carrion, Emory Univ.; Harry Vélez- Quiñones, Univ. of Puget Sound 1. Cannibalism as Connubial Bliss and More in Tirso s La mujer que manda en casa, Maryrica Ortiz Lottman, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte 2. Songs against Empire: he Music of Violence in Calderón s Apollo and Daphne, Mary B. Quinn, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 3. Illegitimacy and Monstrous Birth in Tirso s Todo es dar en una cosa, Barbara F. Weissberger, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 4. Power and Pathos in Ángela de Azevedo, Melissa Eddings Mancuso, Ohio Northern Univ.; homas Patrick Finn, Ohio Northern Univ. For abstracts, write to emory.edu Lusophone Africa, Forty Years of Independence: New Voices, New Readers 1:45 3:00 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Global Portuguese 1. Postrevolutionary Pastiche: Pepetela s Jaime Bunda, Agente Secreto, Lanie Millar, Univ. of Oregon 2. he Island Is a Stage: Festival Mindelact and the Construction of Cabo Verde s Postcolonial Narratives, Rita M. Ruino Valente, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. Asserting Ancestry and Indigenous Mythology: Strategies for Engaging Globalization in Mia

117 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1029 Couto, Jeremias Zunguze, Univ. of California, Berkeley 352. Gender and (Anti)Social Media 1:45 3:00 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Women s and Gender Studies. Presiding: Madelyn Detlof, Miami Univ., Oxford Speakers: Johanna Blakley, Norman Lear Center; Lisa Blankenship, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York; Susan G. O Malley, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Bhakti Shringarpure, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs Presenters ofer brief commentary on gender issues and social media, with special attention to recent bouts of social media based harassment (e.g., Gamergate) but also to the potential for social media to create change for the better through cyber activism and coalition building. For brief precis, write to miamioh.edu ater 1 Jan Francophone Environmental Fiction 1:45 3:00 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Francophone. Presiding: Richard H. Watts, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 1. Who Is the Animal? Animals as a Way to hink Our Relation to the World in French Fiction (Houellebecq, Chevillard, Volodine), Anaïs Boulard, Université d Angers 2. French Canadian Backwoodsmen as Ecocritical Motif, Annie Rehill, independent scholar 3. Vibrant Bodies: Navigating the Image of Water in Francophone and Postcolonial Literature, Krista Slagle, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 355. Grasping at Screens 1:45 3:00 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums MS Screen Arts and Culture and LLC 20th- and 21st- Century German. Presiding: Siobhan S. Craig, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. Cinerama at the Bauhaus: Walter Gropius s Total heater, Paul Dobryden, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Embodied Spectatorship, before the Cinema and ater It, Swagato Chakravorty, Yale Univ. 3. he Displaced Embodiments of Animated GIFs, Adam T. Schrag, Fresno Paciic Univ. 4. Against Embodiment: On German Media heory, Sabine Hake, Univ. of Texas, Austin 356. Queer Ends 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Chase Gregory, Duke Univ. 1. he Life of the Limit, Jacques Khalip, Brown Univ. 2. Ineducable Enjoyment, Lee Charles Edelman, Tuts Univ. 3. Queer Is the New Normal, Claire M. Colebrook, Penn State Univ., University Park 357. Getting Published in a Scholarly Journal 1:45 3:00 p.m., JW Grand 4, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Michael Tavel Clarke, Univ. of Calgary Speakers: Michael Tavel Clarke; Faye S. Halpern, Univ. of Calgary; Stephanie L. Hawkins, Univ. of North Texas; Graham MacPhee, West Chester Univ.; James Phelan, Ohio State Univ., Columbus Directed at graduate students and the recently hired, this roundtable aims to demystify the process of publishing in scholarly journals. he panelists (editors of ARIEL, Studies in the Novel, Narrative, and College Literature) cover topics from the review process to how much weight editors put on introductions and conclusions Politics of Solidarities and Cross- Racial Alliances 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the forums CLCS Global Arab and Arab American and LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American. Presiding: Pauline Homsi Vinson, Diablo Valley Coll. 1. Palestine, Blackness, and the Substrates of Settler Democracy, Keith Feldman, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. A Modern Family: he Cross- Racial Relationship Plot in Arab American Fiction, herí Alyce Pickens, Bates Coll. 3. Romancing the Swamps: he Reconstitution of a Muslim- Arab Slave, Ahmed Idrissi Alami, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 4. Richard Rodriguez s Concept of the Abrahamic: Cultural Resistance or Religious Form of Colonialism? Joseph Morales, Univ. of California, Irvine 359. Lawfully Donne 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the John Donne Society. Presiding: Gregory Kneidel, Univ. of Connecticut, West Hartford 1. All His... Bookes, Primers : Satyre V in the Bridgewater Library, Joshua Eckhardt, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2. Desacralization of the Law: Rethinking Donne s Via Media on Images, George Moore, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

118 1030 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 3. Donne s Indentures: Legal Materials, Analogy, Case Logic, Piers Brown, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown Respondent: Gregory Kneidel 360. Uselessness: Games, Corpuscles, Nowheres, Futility, Old Maids, and the Eighteenth Century Itself 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Late- 18th- Century English. Presiding: Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Univ. of California, Irvine Speakers: Sarah Tindal Kareem, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Paul W. Keen, Carleton Univ.; Susan S. Lanser, Brandeis Univ.; Vivasvan Soni, Northwestern Univ.; Helen hompson, Northwestern Univ.; Amit Yahav, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities he Dialectic of Enlightenment enshrined instrumentality as a deining feature of eighteenthcentury signifying practice. Panelists target aspects of eighteenth- century culture that counter this value. We ask how cultural actors understood uselessness and how that understanding might have supported or undermined contemporary regimes of knowledge and social signiicance. Friday, 8 January 3:05 p.m. Putting the Commons to Work: How to Crat a Professional Presence and Promote Your Work Online 3:05 3:25 p.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall Theater, ACC If you google yourself, what do you ind? Nicky Agate, managing editor of MLA Commons, shows how members can use the Commons to take control of their professional presence online and illustrates how this highly visible networked platform can serve as a multimedia portfolio of their research, teaching, and experience. Presented by MLA Commons, MLA PubCentral, Ballroom Prefunction, level 4, ACC. Friday, 8 January 3:30 p.m Immaterial Culture 3:30 4:45 p.m., 304, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Old En glish. Presiding: Matthew Hussey, Simon Fraser Univ. 1. he Immateriality of Material Creation in the Old En glish Riddle 40, Lisa M. C. Weston, California State Univ., Fresno 2. Material Abstractions: Representing the Cosmos in Anglo- Saxon En gland, Margaret Tedford, Queen s Univ. Belfast 3. Cultus, Culture, and Community: he Eucharist as the Foundation of Anglo- Saxon Monasticism, Rachel Grabowski, Cornell Univ. For abstracts, visit issue/ MLA.php Rethinking Sexuality at the Fin de Siècle 3:30 4:45 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Late- 19thand Early-20th-Century American. Presiding: Dana Seitler, Univ. of Toronto 1. Triangulating the Fin de Siècle, Elizabeth Freeman, Univ. of California, Davis 2. Strayaways: Jewett on the Brink, Peter M. Coviello, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. Losing Manhood, Zakiyyah Jackson, George Mason Univ. 4. Sex on a Hook: Reading, Kissing, Fishing, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Univ. of Utah 363. Textual Woolf 3:30 4:45 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the International Virginia Woolf Society. Presiding: Mark F. Hussey, Pace Univ., New York 1. How Should One Read a Drat? Virginia Woolf and Moments of Publication, John Young, Marshall Univ. 2. Kindling Taste; or, How I Tried Going Paperless and (Finally) Became a Common Reader, Benjamin Hagen, Univ. of Rhode Island 3. Macroanalyzing Woolf, Jana Millar Usiskin, Univ. of Victoria 364. Connected Academics: A Showcase of PhD Career Diversity 3:30 4:45 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Oice of the Executive Director Speakers: Nicky Agate, MLA; Tim Bombosch, Ixxus Publishing and Media Specialists; Jean Cannon, Hoover Inst.; Jennifer Crewe, Columbia Univ. Press; Bennett Donovan, Blackbaud, Inc.; Andy Fitzgerald, Frog Design; Jennifer Furlong, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Christopher Kark, Twitter Inc.; Jasmine Lellock, Newton South High School, MA; Rona Sheramy, Assn. for Jewish Studies

119 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1031 Showcasing careers of PhD recipients who have put their advanced degrees in the humanities to work in a variety of rewarding occupations, this session is an opportunity to discover the wide range of employment possibilities available within and beyond the academy. Presenters are available at individual stations for one- on- one discussions about their jobs and the career paths that led to them. For a detailed description of the session, visit ater 1 Dec Displaced Subjects: Asian American Studies and Palestine 3:30 4:45 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Asian American. Presiding: Cathy J. Schlund- Vials, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs Speakers: Candace L. Fujikane, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa; Lisa Lowe, Tuts Univ.; Cathy J. Schlund- Vials; Ra jini Srikanth, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston Participants discuss the links among Asian American studies, the Palestinian occupation, and the BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) movement Translation, Representation, and Identity: Yiddish Literature s Diverse Publics 3:30 4:45 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Yiddish. Presiding: Merle Lyn Bachman, Spalding Univ. 1. he Worldly Zaddik: Sholem Asch between Yiddish, German, and En glish, Saul Noam Zaritt, Jewish heological Seminary 2. Reviving Cordelia: Modernization and the Maskilic Woman in Jacob Gordin s he Jewish King Lear, Lindsay Katzir, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 3. From Iberzetsung to Iberdikhtung: Der Nister and Hans Christian Andersen, Joshua Price, Columbia Univ. 4. A Yiddish and Canadian Poet: Translating Rokhl Korn, Esther Frank, McGill Univ.; Seymour Levitan, Vancouver, BC 367. he Future of Publishing in Composition 3:30 4:45 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum RCWS History and heory of Composition. Presiding: Shevaun E. Watson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Speakers: Cathy L. Birkenstein- Graf, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Joseph Bizup, Boston Univ.; John C. Brereton, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston; James J. Brown, Jr., Rutgers Univ., Camden; Leasa Burton, Bedford St. Martin s; Jean Ferguson Carr, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Gerald Graf, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago Exploring the perils and possibilities of publishing in rhetoric and composition in the coming decades, speakers address a variety of issues related to new trends and demands in publishing, such as the role of monographs, textbooks, digital publishing, and middle texts (long essays and short books). For abstracts, write to scarletmail.rutgers.edu ater 1 Dec Heavens Above: Envisioning Religion in Science Fiction 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Religion and Literature. Presiding: Liam Corley, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona 1. Deciphering the Author s Signature : Religious Science Fiction and Carl Sagan s Good News, Christopher Douglas, Univ. of Victoria 2. Once and Future Edens: Genesis in the Era of Pulp Science Fiction, Alexandria Gray, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. Milton s Other Worlds : he Fall in Science Fiction from Asimov to Atwood, Ryan Hackenbracht, Texas Tech Univ. Respondent: Everett Hamner, Western Illinois Univ Medieval Iberian Creators and heir Publics 3:30 4:45 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval Iberian. Presiding: Jean Dangler, Tulane Univ. 1. Leonor López de Córdoba s Memoria: he Key to Power, Anthony J. Cárdenas- Rotunno, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 2. Creators and heir Publics in Alfonso XI s Court: From the Historia troyana polimétrica to the Crónica troyana, Clara Pascual- Argente, Rhodes Coll. 3. Ludio Diversas Personas Agens: Bululú and heatrical Subjectivity in Premodern Drama, Victor Sierra Matute, Univ. of Pennsylvania 370. Hybridities 3:30 4:45 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Luso- Brazilian. Presiding: Leila Maria Lehnen, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 1. he Hybrid Indian and the Inescapable Coloniality in Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil s Breviário das Terras do Brasil, Antonio Luciano Tosta, Univ. of Kansas 2. Indigenous Activism and Hybridity in Northern Brazil: Davi Kopenawa Yanomami as Public Intellectual, Idelber V. Avelar, Tulane Univ.

120 1032 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 3. From Abolitionism to Blackface: he Vicissitudes of Uncle Tom s Cabin in Brazil, Cesar Braga- Pinto, Northwestern Univ Issues of Human Rights and Pedagogy 3:30 4:45 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Publications Committee. Presiding: Frieda Ekotto, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Speakers: Sahin Acikgoz, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Lindsey B. Green- Simms, American Univ.; Neville W. Hoad, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Zaneli Muholi, Johannesburg, South Africa; Brenna M. Munro, Univ. of Miami Panelists present strategies for teaching human rights, address issues that revolve around gendered and sexualized violence, show how students can trace representations of disenfranchised subjects, and consider strategies that can help students learn to look for silent cultural norms (Dis)Ability and Knowledge: Francophone and French 3:30 4:45 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession. Presiding: Christian Flaugh, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 1. Dialoguing with Diderot: Technics, Body, Knowledge, Tracy Rutler, Penn State Univ., University Park 2. Undoing Deicit: he (Dis)Abled Epistemology of Subjecthood in Quebecois Fiction of the Quiet Revolution, Aubrey Jones, North Carolina State Univ. 3. Caméra, outil pédagogique : Deligny, Autism, Cinema, Leon Hilton, New York Univ. 4. African Bodies of Knowledge: Releasing Disability heory into the Francophone Classroom, Julie C. Nack Ngue, Univ. of Southern California For abstracts, visit Romanian Spirituality and the Global Challenge 3:30 4:45 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Romanian. Presiding: Lenuta Giukin, State Univ. of New York, Oswego Speakers: Christene D Anca, Los Angeles Pierce Coll.; Catherine Douillet, Univ. of Wisconsin, Platteville; Lenuta Giukin; Adriana Gradea, Illinois State Univ.; Oana Sabo, Tulane Univ. Up to the nineteenth century, the culture (customs, clothes, songs, religious holidays) changed very little in predominantly agrarian regions across Romanian territories. Have the fall of the USSR, opening of the EU to Eastern Europe, strong inluence of American culture, and economic globalization inluenced the self- deinition of Romanian spiritual values? For abstracts, write to yahoo.com Ater John Clare 3:30 4:45 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the John Clare Society of North America. Presiding: Bruce Edward Graver, Providence Coll. 1. Clare s Lyric Events, Alan Douglas Vardy, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Half- Wild and Imperfectly Domesticated : he Lyric Voices of John Clare and Edward homas, James Castell, Cardif Univ. 3. Impersonal yet Intimate: John Clare and the Early Nature Poems of Seamus Heaney, Florian Gargaillo, Boston Univ he Past, Present, and Future of American Literature: Hubbell Lifetime Achievement Awardees Speak 3:30 4:45 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the American Literature Section. Presiding: Carrie Tirado Bramen, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York Speakers: Lawrence I. Buell, Harvard Univ.; Frances Smith Foster, Emory Univ.; Robert S. Levine, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Cecelia Tichi, Vanderbilt Univ. his panel addresses the speciic challenges facing American literary studies today. As critics debate the post- American, postcanonical, transnational, hemispheric, oceanic, and the planetary, the parameters of the ield remain in lux. One way to address this is by relecting on the past and posing a question inspired by Ken Warren s book: What was American literature? 376. Poe Biography and Biographical Approaches to Poe 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the Poe Studies Association. Presiding: Paul Lewis, Boston Coll. 1. Poe s Brain, Mark Canada, Indiana Univ., Kokomo 2. It s All in Your Head: Poe, Phrenology, and the Problem with Biographical Criticism, Erin Pearson, Univ. of Rochester 3. Edgar Allan Poe and His Literary Contemporaries: Interactions, Inluences, and Inferences, John Cullen Gruesser, Kean Univ. Respondent: Richard Kopley, Penn State Univ., DuBois

121 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1033 For abstracts, visit www2.lv.psu.edu/ PSA/ conferences.html Nineteenth- Century German Literature and Its Readers 3:30 4:45 p.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- and Early-20th-Century German. Presiding: Hiram H. Maxim, Emory Univ. 1. Romance in the Province: Reading German Novels in Middletown, USA ( ), C. Lynne Tatlock, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 2. Reading Illustrated Editions as Indicators of Literary Reception (c. 1885), Shane Peterson, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 3. Reading Panoramas, Vance LaVarr Byrd, Grinnell Coll Comparative State Racisms 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society. Presiding: Christopher Breu, Illinois State Univ. 1. State Racisms, Academic Boycott, and the Stakes of Life Writing in the United States and Israel, Cynthia Franklin, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa 2. Decolonizing Israel; or, Israel s Autoimmunity, Zahi A. Zalloua, Whitman Coll. 3. In the Hold: Biopolitics and Black Poetics beyond State Racism, Christian Haines, Dartmouth Coll Negotiating Ethnic Politics: Teaching Ethnic Literature in an Italian American Context 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Italian American. Presiding: Carla Simonini, Youngstown State Univ. Speakers: MaryJo Bona, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York; Michele A. Fazio, Univ. of North Carolina, Pembroke; Evelyn Ferraro, Santa Clara Univ.; Alan J. Gravano, Shawnee State Univ. Respondent: Fred L. Gardaphe, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York Exploring approaches by which the teaching of ethnic literature can be expanded and enhanced through an Italian American context. Topics include challenging conventional deinitions of ethnic literature through the inclusion of Italian American literature in course syllabi and exploring how Italian American perspectives broaden literary investigation of diversity in American literature. For abstracts, write to ysu.edu Language Change, Shiting Borders, and Identity Construction 3:30 4:45 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Language Change. Presiding: Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino, Temple Univ., Philadelphia 1. Language Contact between African American Vernacular En glish and Latino Spanish in Gayl Jones s Mosquito, Jeehyun Lim, Denison Univ. 2. Spanish-English Code-Switching Is My Language: A Look at Linguistic Identity through United States Latino Texts and Interviews, Roshawnda Derrick, Wayne State Univ. 3. Identity versus Social Networks in Texas German, Hans Christian Boas, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Marc Pierce, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. Into and out of Quebec: he Quest for Self in Migrant Quebecois and Franco- American Literature, Eileen McEwan, Muhlenberg Coll Who Is European? 3:30 4:45 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS European Regions. Presiding: Debra Ann Castillo, Cornell Univ. 1. What Is European? Contemporary French, German, Swiss, and Austrian Perspectives, Paul Michael Lützeler, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 2. he End of Diaspora, Seth R. Graebner, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 3. Claiming Home and Memory: Indochinese and Vietnamese Repatriates and heir Petits Viet Nams, Catherine H. Nguyen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 4. African and European Crossings: Queer Translation and/as Queer Politics in Diasporic Francophone Writing from the Maghreb, William J. Spurlin, Brunel Univ. London 382. Italy s Heart of Darkness: Eastern Africa in the Modern Italian Literary Imagination 3:30 4:45 p.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Stephanie Malia Hom, Univ. of Oklahoma 1. De Amicis s Africa: From Travel Narratives to the Darkness of the Heart, Roberto Risso, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 2. East of Eden: Orientalism and the Italian Afro- Mediterranean Imagination, Valerie Mc- Guire, New York Univ. 3. Speaking from the Heart of Darkness, Sonita Sarker, Macalester Coll. Respondent: Barbara Spackman, Univ. of California, Berkeley

122 1034 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 383. Public Self- Styling: Fashion and Authorship in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gerald Egan, Long Beach State Univ. 1. Pope and the Pastoral s Proitability, Lauren Miskin, Southern Methodist Univ. 2. A Flattered Picture : Frances Burney, Portraiture, Fashion, and the Eighteenth- Century Marketplace, Laura T. Engel, Duquesne Univ. 3. hackeray s Eighteenth- Century Inheritance: Disenchanting Fashion in Barry Lyndon, Erin Skye Mackie, Syracuse Univ. 4. hackeray s Modernity: he Temporality of Literary Fashion, Richard Salmon, Leeds Univ Legacies of the Latin American Boom: Recollections and Reconigurations 3:30 4:45 p.m., 401, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Lucille Kerr, Northwestern Univ. Speakers: Laura Demaría, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Roberto- Ignacio Díaz, Univ. of Southern California; Alejandro Herrero- Olaizola, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Suzanne Jill Levine, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; María Rueda, Smith Coll.; Marcy Ellen Schwartz, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick Respondent: Lucille Kerr Focusing on literary history, readership, marketing, and translation, panelists ofer in- depth discussion about the legacies of the Latin American Boom, the 1960s 70s literary and cultural phenomenon that inserted Latin American writers such as Cortázar, Fuentes, García Márquez, and Vargas Llosa into global cultural markets and also engaged them in Cold War politics he South in the North: Canadian and United States Southern Circulations 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jon Smith, Simon Fraser Univ. 1. Postmodernity s South in Postmodernity s North, Jon Smith 2. Hollywood : State, Cinema, and the Uses of Region, Leigh Anne Duck, Univ. of Mississippi 3. Here, here, Everywhere: C. S. Giscombe and the Poetics of Locality, Coleman Hutchison, Univ. of Texas, Austin Respondent: John T. Matthews, Boston Univ Prehistories of the Digital Humanities: Remediation, Aggregation, Immersion 3:30 4:45 p.m., 404, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: J. D. Connor, Yale Univ. 1. Reproducing Text: Observations from a Predigital Humanities, Daniel Powell, Univ. of Victoria 2. Postwar Aggregate Data and the Rise of Public Criticism, Benjamin Mangrum, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 3. Icon, Index, Transcript: Lessons from Louis Armstrong and the Oral History Association, J. D. Connor For abstracts, visit docs/prehistories-of-the-digital-humanities -remediation-aggregation-immersion/ ater 1 Jan Race, Ethnicity, and United States Poetry 3:30 4:45 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Rachel Galvin, Univ. of Chicago; Timothy Yu, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Speakers: Keith D. Leonard, American Univ.; Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Penn State Univ., University Park; T. Urayoán Noel, New York Univ.; Sonya Posmentier, New York Univ. Respondent: Dorothy J. Wang, Williams Coll. Does the alleged divide between identity politics and experimental writing persist in United States poetry? Scholars of Asian American, and African American poetry debate what can be learned from a multiethnic, cross- ield discussion that cannot be by focusing on a single racial or ethnic group. How can diasporic, hemispheric, or postcolonial approaches advance the conversation? 388. Postcolonial Afect 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Postcolonial Studies. Presiding: Nicholas Mainey Brown, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 1. Ecology of Intimacies: An Ethics, Aesthetics, and Politics of Reading he Hungry Tide and he Whale Caller, Sangeeta Ray, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 2. City Genre, Urban Government, John Marx, Univ. of California, Davis 3. Afecting History, Vilashini Cooppan, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 389. Edward II on Place and in Time 3:30 4:45 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the Marlowe Society of America. Presiding: Kirk Melnikof, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte

123 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Over- peered or (Un)Equal at Last? Conforming Transgression and Rank in Edward II, James R. Siemon, Boston Univ. 2. Alarums: Edward II and the Staging of History, Lucy Munro, Univ. of London, King s Coll. For abstracts, visit ater 1 Nov Pre- Texts: Lessons Learned from Latin America for MLA s Working Group on K 16 Alliances 3:30 4:45 p.m., JW Grand 2, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Working Group on K 16 Alliances. Presiding: Adriana Gutiérrez, Harvard Univ.; Doris Sommer, Harvard Univ. his workshop explores possibilities for K 16 partnerships modeled on the innovative international pedagogical project Pre- Texts, a teacher- training program that develops creative readers by using challenging texts as a prompt for making art. For a longer session description and visual materials, visit ater 15 Dec he Border as Ideology in Literature about Chicanos/as 3:30 4:45 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages. Presiding: Hertha D. Sweet Wong, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. From Ferguson to Texas: Chicano Tejanos Textify Police Brutality, Rosaura Sanchez, Univ. of California, San Diego 2. Pornocapitalism and the Translucent Borders of the New Publics, Carlos Gallego, Saint Olaf Coll. 3. We Are All People of Paper: A Farmworker Critique of Neoliberalism, Marcial Gonzalez, Univ. of California, Berkeley 392. heorizing Travel Literature: Issues of Genre, Form, and Representation 3:30 4:45 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Travel Writing. Presiding: Katarina Gephardt, Kennesaw State Univ. 1. Genres of Projection: Travel Literature, Utopia, and Forms of Fictionality, Debapriya Sarkar, Hendrix Coll. 2. Traveling Palimpsests: Expectations, Experience, and the Genres of Travel Writing, Andrea Kaston Tange, Macalester Coll. 3. Narrator, Vignette, and Travel Text without End, Stacy Burton, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 4. Reclaiming Travel Writing s Beaten Tracks: Toward a New Comparativism, Christopher M. Keirstead, Auburn Univ., Auburn 393. Scenes of Reading in Colonial Mexico 3:30 4:45 p.m., 303, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Rachel Stein, Columbia Univ. 1. Weighed and Found Wanting: Moctezuma as Biblical and Native Reader in the Crónica X Histories, Heather Allen, Univ. of Mississippi 2. Reading and the Question of the Other: he Politics of Public and Private Reading in Texts of Colonial Mexico, Jorge Tellez, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. Ethnohistorical Reading in Colonial Mexico: Broaching New Methodologies in the Contextual Archive, Anna Maria Nogar, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque For abstracts, write to olemiss.edu he Year 1500: Are We Modern Yet? 3:30 4:45 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC 16th- Century French and LLC Medieval French. Presiding: Daisy J. Delogu, Univ. of Chicago; Todd W. Reeser, Univ. of Pittsburgh Speakers: Jonathan Cayer, Augustana Coll., IL; Robert J. Hudson, Brigham Young Univ., UT; Irit Ruth Kleiman, Boston Univ.; Anna Klosowska, Miami Univ., Oxford; Anne- Hélène M. Miller, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville What is at stake in the medieval- Renaissance divide? What or whose (intellectual, pedagogical, institutional) interests does it serve? Topics to be discussed include the logic of alternative temporal conigurations, igures who seem à cheval on the two periods, the mixed economy of print and manuscript, the ongoing adaptation of medieval narratives and poetic forms Annette Kolodny and Her Publics: Reading Academia s Future through the Past 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the Women s Caucus for the Modern Languages. Presiding: Teresa Mangum, Univ. of Iowa Speakers: Lorrayne Carroll, Univ. of Southern Maine, Portland; Cathy N. Davidson, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Marianne Hirsch, Columbia Univ.; Joyce Ann Joyce, Temple Univ., Philadelphia; Ellen Messer- Davidow, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Christina A. Roberts, Seattle Univ.; Randi Tanglen, Austin Coll. Annette Kolodny has helped deine both literature and its publics throughout her career and has been

124 1036 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA a pioneer for feminist, Western United States, Native American, and environmental texts. Her activism for social justice in academia is a model that panelists explore as they outline ways to face, rather than fail, the future through teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and administrative praxis César Vallejo: New Contexts 3:30 4:45 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Alan E. Smith, Boston Univ. 1. Santiago de Chuco: Vallejo, Identity, and Performance, Rosario Bartolini, Vallejo Sin Fronteras Instituto 2. Reading Vallejo against the Grain of Identity, Leslie Bary, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette 3. Future/ Tense: Visions and Tropes of Futurity in Vallejo s Poetry, Julio C. Ortega, Brown Univ. For abstracts, write to bu.edu Constitutions and Literature: Comparative and Global Horizons 3:30 4:45 p.m., 202, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Law and the Humanities. Presiding: Peter Mallios, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 1. Constitutional Double Consciousness: Law, Literature, and Comparative Fictions of Intent, Hoang Phan, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 2. International Law, Local Remedy: Global Politics of the Laguna Pueblo Constitution in Leslie Mar mon Silko s Ceremony, Audrey Golden, Coe Coll. 3. he Poet as Constitutionalist: Francisco Zarco, Popular Sovereignty, and the 1857 Mexican Constitution, Ignacio Sanchez Prado, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 4. Immature, Uneducated or Uncivilized Persons : Conceptualizations of Weak and Strong Readers in South African Constitutional Law, Ted Laros, Radboud Univ. For abstracts, write to umd.edu ater 15 Dec Oscar Wilde s Parisian Impression(s) 3:30 4:45 p.m., 407, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Kristin Mahoney, Western Washington Univ. 1. he Wilde Trials in Paris, Colette C. Colligan, Simon Fraser Univ. 2. Queer Textual Genealogy in Teleny and Des Grieux, Gregory Mackie, Univ. of British Columbia 3. Oscar Wilde, Rachilde, and the Mercure de France: Wilde s Hidden Paris Network, Petra Dierkes- hrun, Stanford Univ Cutting Up the Century: he Politics of Collage 3:30 4:45 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Joan Carol Hawkins, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Alex Wermer- Colan, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 1. Barthes s Politics of Collage, Jonathan Culler, Cornell Univ. 2. he Travel Agency Is on Fire: William S. Burroughs Cuts Up the Canon, Alex Wermer- Colan 3. Bebop, Foley, and Mugwumps: Collage and Collaboration in Beat Sound Recording and Beyond, Landon Palmer, Indiana Univ., Bloomington Respondent: Joan Carol Hawkins For abstracts, write to indiana.edu ater 6 Dec. Friday, 8 January 5:15 p.m Queers Read his : LGBT Literature Now 5:15 6:30 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the GL/Q Caucus for the Modern Languages. Presiding: Shanté Paradigm Smalls, Saint John s Univ., NY 1. Bad Writing: Queer Experimentalism at the Limits of the LGBT Canon, Tyler Bradway, State Univ. of New York, Cortland 2. Race for a Queer Canon Jackie Cuevas, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio 3. Ofsetting Queer Literary Labor, Samuel Solomon, Univ. of Sussex Respondent: Ramzi Fawaz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison For abstracts, visit ater 1 Dec. 400A. Digital Humanities (DH) at the Borders 5:15 6:30 p.m., JW Grand 4, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Digital Humanities. Presiding: James F. En glish, Univ. of Pennsylvania 1. Networking Peripheries: Technological Imaginaries, Innovation Futures, and Hacking the Informatic Ideal in Latin America, Anita Chan, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. Packing Light, Crossing Borders: Minimal Computing and the DH Transnational, Alexander Gil, Columbia Univ. 3. Crisscrossing Borders: GO::DH (Global Outlook::Digital Humanities) Regional Networks in Dialogue, Elika Ortega, Univ. of Kansas

125 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January (Meta)Fictions of the Self: Miguel de Unamuno s Literary Legacy 5:15 6:30 p.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Leslie Harkema, Yale Univ. 1. he Aterlives of Don Fulgencio: Writing the Self and Critiquing False Erudition in Spanish Literature from Unamuno to the Twenty- First Century, Leslie Harkema 2. Lispector s Unamuno, Adam Morris, Stanford Univ. 3. Unamuno across Times and Genres: Cómo se hace una novela in Contemporary Spanish Literature, Cristina Carrasco, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 4. Augusto Pérez s Lineage: From Spanish Avant- Garde to Hollywood, Luis Alvarez- Castro, Univ. of Florida For abstracts, write to ul.edu Energy, Matter, Force 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities. Presiding: Stacy Alaimo, Univ. of Texas, Arlington Speakers: Ursula K. Heise, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Ken Hiltner, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Steven Roger Mentz, Saint John s Univ., NY; Serpil Oppermann, Hacettepe Univ.; Catriona Sandilands, York Univ.; Matthew Schneider- Mayerson, Yale- NUS Coll. he session addresses emerging theories and pivotal questions about energy cultures, materiality, and environmentalism. he panelists will discuss terraforming, coal, error, storied matter, combustion, and solastalgia Cervantes s Persiles y Sigismunda 5:15 6:30 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Cervantes Society of America. Presiding: Adrienne L. Martín, Univ. of California, Davis 1. Barbarian Economics in Persiles y Sigismunda, Brian Brewer, Univ. of Dublin 2. he Politics of a Common Language in Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda, Sonia Velazquez, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. Apophatic Afect: he Mystic Language of Love in Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda, Paul Michael Johnson, DePauw Univ Literary Studies and Area Studies in the Present 5:15 6:30 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS 20th- and 21st- Century. Presiding: Olakunle George, Brown Univ. Speakers: Nergis Ertürk, Penn State Univ., University Park; Aamir R. Muti, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Vicente Rafael, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Jennifer Wenzel, Columbia Univ.; Robert J. C. Young, New York Univ. he recent turn to transnationalism and globalism in literary studies has reenergized familiar debates about social relevance. A renewed dialogue between literary comparativism and area studies, broadly construed, thus becomes necessary. How might literary studies and area studies complicate and enrich each other in the face of ongoing global challenges? 405. heory Now 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TM Literary and Cultural heory. Presiding: Lauren J. Lacey, Edgewood Coll. 1. What Comes ater Poststructuralism? New Ecological Realisms in Contemporary heory, Monika Kaup, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 2. he Posthuman between Afect heory and Social Neuroscience, Donald R. Wehrs, Auburn Univ., Auburn 3. Posthumanist Posthumanism, Cary Wolfe, Rice Univ Developing and Sustaining Collaborative Research in the Humanities 5:15 6:30 p.m., 304, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Brian Rosenblum, Univ. of Kansas Libraries Speakers: Sayan Bhattacharyya, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Katharine Coles, Univ. of Utah; Patricia Fumerton, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Lauren Klein, Georgia Inst. of Tech.; Miriah Meyer, Univ. of Utah; Muhammad Saad Shamim, Baylor Coll. of Medicine; Carl Stahmer, Univ. of California, Davis Panelists share examples of four collaborative projects involving research by a team of two or more scholars from literary studies and computer science or other disciplines. Discussion focuses on best practices, lessons learned, communication strategies, what challenges to anticipate, and methods, tools, and outcomes (Mis)Interpreting Jihad: Literary Representations 5:15 6:30 p.m., 402, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Umme Al- wazedi, Augustana Coll., IL Speakers: Umme Al- wazedi; Winnie W. Chan, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.; Nouri Gana, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Feroza Framji Jussawalla,

126 1038 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Sobia Khan, Richland Coll.; Justin Neuman, Yale Univ. Panelists address and assess how the notion of jihad has been misinterpreted by the Euro- American culture, by young people who have joined in fundamentalist activities, and by mainstream American and British as well as postcolonial authors. For abstracts, write to ummeal- augustana.edu or to aol.com ater 31 Dec Beyond the Frankfurt School: Rethinking Nineteenth- Century Mass Culture 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century American. Presiding: Meredith L. McGill, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. Strong and Weak heory: Alternatives to the Culture Industry, Sean McAlister, Univ. of British Columbia 2. Adaptations; or, he Postmodern Culture Industry s Nineteenth- Century Origins, Lissette Lopez Szwydky, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville 3. Familiar Beauties : Mass Culture as Information, Maurice Sherwood Lee, Boston Univ. Respondent: Jonathan Elmer, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 409. Newness in the Return to the Past: Korea 5:15 6:30 p.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Korean. Presiding: Kelly Y. Jeong, Univ. of California, Riverside Speakers: Jung Ja Choi, Dartmouth Coll.; Kyeong- Hee Choi, Univ. of Chicago; Sunghyun Park, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales Panelists relect on the various ways that Korean literature, ilm, and other arts relect on Korea s recent past, especially the tragic events of Kwangju in May Exoticisms and heir Italian Publics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th-, 18th-, and 19th- Century Italian. Presiding: Adrienne Ward, Univ. of Virginia 1. he Returned Gaze: Countess Justine Wynne Orsini-Rosenberg s Les Morlaques (1788), Irene Zanini- Cordi, Florida State Univ. 2. Views from the Jungla Nera: Salgari, Orientalism, and the Anthropology of Otherness, Jonathan Hiller, Adelphi Univ. 3. he Cacique Speaks in Baroque Epic Poetry, Nathalie Hester, Univ. of Oregon 4. Italian- Japanese Encounters between Exoticism and Nationalism, Michele Monserrati, Bryn Mawr Coll Digital Scholarship in Action: Pedagogy 5:15 6:30 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology. Presiding: Marguerite Helen Helmers, Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh Speakers: Amy Earhart, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Jacob Heil, Five Colls. of Ohio; Aaron Mauro, Penn State Univ., Erie- Behrend; Kimberley R. D. McLean- Fiander, Univ. of Victoria; Philippa Schwarzkopf, Hamilton Coll.; Janet Simons, Hamilton Coll.; Jacqueline D. Wernimont, Arizona State Univ., Tempe In what way do digital tools, resources, and modes of communication impact pedagogy? In what ways does collaboration foster learning? Can digital technologies decenter the role of the instructor in positive and constructive ways? What methods represent best practices in teaching with or through the digital humanities? For abstracts, visit ater 15 Dec Neoliberal Policies, Lingua Franca, and Multilingualism 5:15 6:30 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Language and Society. Presiding: A. Suresh Canagarajah, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. Deconstructing Lingua Franca and the Global Village, Cristina Migliaccio, Nassau Community Coll., NY 2. Resilient Multilingualism: Two Case Studies, Kiran Mascarenhas, Seattle Paciic Univ. 3. Reconsidering Neoliberalist Logics in En glish Teaching: An Investigation of the Hiring Practices of Multilinguals from the Perspectives of Human Resources Representatives, Jerry Lee, Univ. of California, Irvine 4. Teaching the White Language: Neoliberalism and Monocultural En glish in Korea, Christopher Jenks, Univ. of South Dakota For abstracts, write to psu.edu Hawthorne and Milton: Remapping Intertextuality 5:15 6:30 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society and the Milton Society of America. Presiding: Ann Baynes Coiro, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick Speakers: David Greven, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia; James Hussey, Trinity Coll. Dublin; Christine Payson, Tuts Univ.; Reginald A. Wilburn, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham Respondent: Dayton Haskin, Boston Coll.

127 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1039 Revisiting Hawthorne s reception of Milton, we hope to expand the concept of inluence, questioning essentialist and classist biases about Milton s work and the assumed heirs of canonical literature in America. Presentations cover topics including religious terror, divorce, the female gaze, and African American drama. For abstracts, visit Following Up on the MLA Action for Allies 5:15 6:30 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Executive Council. Presiding: Brian Croxall, Brown Univ. Speakers: Cynthia A. Current, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Pamela Herron, Univ. of Texas, El Paso; Margaret R. Higonnet, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; David Palumbo- Liu, Stanford Univ. In February 2015, the irst National Adjunct Walkout Day took place. he MLA simultaneously conducted Action for Allies and encouraged members to take a survey about their campus s labor practices and to use it to start departmental discussions. Panelists from the Executive Council and the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession report on their local eforts Secrecy 5:15 6:30 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th- Century French. Presiding: Jean-Vincent Blanchard, Swarthmore Coll. 1. Du mystère au secret, les assises amoureuses de l individualité dans le roman classique, Julia Chamard- Bergeron, Université du Québec, Mont réal 2. Réserver le secret: Les nouvellistes, ou la mauvaise curiosité, Christophe Schuwey, Univ. of Fribourg 3. Critiques et pratiques du secret à la Cour: D un déplacement du modèle politique dans la correspondance de la Princesse Palatine, Sylvaine Guyot, Harvard Univ. 4. Secret History in the Age of Louis XIV, Allison Stedman, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte 416. Sound, Activism, and Protest 5:15 6:30 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Sound. Presiding: Jason Camlot, Concordia Univ., Montreal 1. From Solo Act to Extended Community: he Lingua Franca of Activist (Sound) Waves, Joanie Crandall, Univ. of Saskatchewan 2. We Got Love Too Good to hrow Away : Frankie Knuckles, House Music, and Black Queer Diaspora, Christine Capetola, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Ater Conceptual Writing, Darren Wershler, Concordia Univ., Montreal For abstracts, visit jasoncamlot.com How to Get Published in PMLA 5:15 6:30 p.m., Lone Star H, JW Marriott Program arranged by the PMLA Editorial Board. Presiding: Simon E. Gikandi, Prince ton Univ. Speakers: Katharine Ann Jensen, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; David Kornhaber, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Lital Levy, Princeton Univ.; Adam S. Potkay, Coll. of William and Mary; Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt Univ. A roundtable with PMLA authors and Editorial Board members 418. Russian Poetry and New Media 5:15 6:30 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Russian and Eurasian. Presiding: Michael Wachtel, Prince ton Univ. 1. he Secret Freedom of Aesthetic Weariness, Lea Pao, Penn State Univ., University Park 2. Performing Poetry and Protest in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Marijeta Bozovic, Yale Univ. 3. Pavel Arseniev, the Laboratory of Poetic Actionism (St. Petersburg), and Remediaton, Kevin M. F. Platt, Univ. of Pennsylvania For abstracts, visit mlaslavic.blogspot.com hreshold Concepts in First- Year Composition (FYC) at the Community College 5:15 6:30 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Community Colleges. Presiding: Annemarie E. Hamlin, Central Oregon Community Coll. 1. Reframing Critical Literacy as an Essential Concept in the Community College Composition Course, Shawn Casey, Columbus State Community Coll., OH 2. Unscrew the Doors hemselves from heir Jambs! : Relocating and Rescheduling Points of Entry into FYC, Miles McCrimmon, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community Coll., VA 3. Joining the Academic Conversation: How Community College Students Negotiate Humility and Authority in heir Writing, Holly Larson, Palm Beach State Coll. For papers, visit ater 16 Dec he Poetry of Henry VIII 5:15 6:30 p.m., 9B, ACC

128 1040 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA Program arranged by the Renaissance En glish Text Society. Presiding: Beth Quitslund, Ohio Univ., Athens 1. King, Court, Accoutrement: An Edition of the Lyrics of the Henry VIII MS and Current Editorial Context, Raymond G. Siemens, Univ. of Victoria 2. A King in the Canon: Responding to an Edition of Henry VIII s Verse, Peter C. Herman, San Diego State Univ Satire and the Editorial Cartoon 5:15 6:30 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Comics and Graphic Narratives. Presiding: Nhora Lucia Serrano, Harvard Univ. 1. he Radical Genealogy of the Editorial Cartoon, Frank A. Palmeri, Univ. of Miami 2. Between Words and Pictures: Telling the Graphic Story of United States Slavery in Abolitionist Satirical Cartoons, Martha J. Cutter, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 3. Punch, Counter-Punch: Mimicry, Parody, and Critique in the Colonial Public Sphere, Tanya Agathocleous, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. Pulling John Chinaman s Queue to Get Him in Line: Domesticating Gestures in Nineteenth- Century Punch Cartoons, Joe Sample, Univ. of Houston, Downtown 422. Making Language Studies Meaningful: Panel in Honor of Heidi Byrnes 5:15 6:30 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of German. Presiding: Peter C. Pfeifer, Georgetown Univ. 1. Notes from the Field: Adapting the Georgetown Model to Large State University German Programs, Cori Crane, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Making Curricular Lemonade: Adapting the Georgetown Model in a Two- Tiered Program, Glenn Levine, Univ. of California, Irvine 3. Collegiate Foreign Language Curriculum Construction: Principles, Pedagogies, and Practices, Hiram H. Maxim, Emory Univ Books hat Cook: Food in Fiction and Memoir 5:15 6:30 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Community College Humanities Association. Presiding: Stacey Lee Donohue, Central Oregon Community Coll. 1. Dinner Is Severed: Trauma and Food in Edwidge Danticat s Breath, Eyes, Memory, Stacey Amo, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 2. Reading Food (In)Security through Suburban and Rural Homes in Bastard Out of Carolina, Adriane Bezusko, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Canon Plus: A Case for Using Cookbooks in Memoir and Autobiography Courses, Carrie Tippen, Texas Christian Univ. 4. A Taste of Otherness: Teaching the Cross- Cultural Food Memoir, Pauline Homsi Vinson, Diablo Valley Coll., CA For abstracts, write to cocc.edu ater 15 Dec Colonial Texts and Communities of Readers 5:15 6:30 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Colonial Latin American. Presiding: Monica Diaz, Univ. of Kentucky 1. Circulating Spanish and European Texts in Colonial Spanish America, Angelica Alicia Duran, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 2. Reading in the Margins of the Empire: Authority, Authenticity, and Identity in Columbus s Journal and Viscardo s Letter to the Spanish Americans, Jorge Tellez, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. Guaman Poma s Library: European Books and the Illustration of an Indigenous Manuscript, George Antony homas, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 4. Celebration, Devotion, and Publication: Adapting the Spiritual Treatises of María Anna Águeda de San Ignacio Para Su Más Felíz Uso, Teresa Hancock- Parmer, Indiana Univ., Bloomington For abstracts, visit groups/colonial-latin-american-literatures/ Life Writing and Its Publics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the forum GS Life Writing. Presiding: Rocío G. Davis, Univ. of Navarra 1. he Anachronistic Ada: Inventing a Twenty- First- Century Public for a Nineteenth- Century Programmer, Eileen McGinnis, Saint Edward s Univ. 2. Public- Spirited: Jane Addams s Modernist Sociology, Claire Class, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 3. he Not- So- Secret Agent: Compton Mackenzie, Spyography, and the First World War, Mark Kaufman, Alvernia Univ. 4. Keeping Homes and Building Publics: Everyday Uses of (Auto)Biography in the United States Anti- eviction Movement, John David Zuern, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa 426. Texas in the Native Literary Imagination 5:15 6:30 p.m., 7, ACC

129 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January 1041 Program arranged by the forum LLC Indigenous Literatures of the United States and Canada. Presiding: Nancy J. Peterson, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 1. Treaty Making, Genre, and Hill Country Nomos, Joseph Bauerkemper, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth 2. Coyote s Breeds: Roxy Gordon s Mixed- Media Indi ns, Kenneth Morrison Roemer, Univ. of Texas, Arlington 3. A Warped Vision of Space and Time : Texas in the Works of LeAnne Howe, Kirstin L. Squint, High Point Univ. 4. You Can Always Trade : Negotiating Boundaries in the Work of Stephen Graham Jones, Miriam Brown Spiers, Univ. of California, Merced 427. Ageism and Activism: Texts hat EngAge 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Age Studies. Presiding: Valerie Barnes Lipscomb, Univ. of South Florida, Sarasota- Manatee 1. Cracked: New Light on Dementia Publicly Dismantling the Tragedy Narrative of Dementia through heater, Sherry Dupuis, Univ. of Waterloo; Julia Gray, Univ. of Toronto 2. Critical Aging, Queer Developments, and Shelley Jackson s Patchwork Girl, Emily Mattingly, Univ. of California, Riverside 3. EngAging Undergraduates in Ageism Activism, Erin Lamb, Hiram Coll. For abstracts, write to sar.usf.edu Chicana Falsa: Michele Serros s Life and Writing 5:15 6:30 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Chicana and Chicano. Presiding: Olga Herrera, Univ. of Saint homas 1. Much More han a Cafecito: On Being Mentored (and Moved), Stephanie Griest, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2. From Chicana to Honey Blonde Chica: Representations of Generation Mex in the Work of Michele Serros, Erin Hurt, West Chester Univ. 3. A Chicana Falsa in Taxco: Michele Serros and the Politics of Home, Ariana Ruiz, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 429. Keywords for Humor Studies 5:15 6:30 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association. Presiding: Tracy Wuster, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: James Caron, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa; Jennifer Ann Hughes, Averett Univ.; Peter Kunze, Univ. of Texas, Austin; John Wharton Lowe, Univ. of Georgia; Tracy Wuster A conversation on the public dimensions of humor studies that focuses on ive keywords laughter, text, ethnic, satire, and humorist. For short position papers, visit americanhumorstudiesassociation.wordpress.com/ conference/ conferences/ past -panels -at -ala -and-mla/2016-mla-austin/ ater 1 Dec Género, corpografías y espacio público: Intersecciones entre cuerpo y palabra 5:15 6:30 p.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by Feministas Unidas. Presiding: Rebecca J. Ulland, Northern Michigan Univ. 1. Ser mujer e intelectual en México: Cuerpos y escrituras del siglo XXI, Oswaldo Estrada, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2. Tijuana s Public Women and Viñetas Revolucionarias : Rosina Conde and the Crossing of Representational Borders, Adriana Martinez- Fernandez, Pearson Coll. UWC 3. Destabilizing Gender: he Female Body in Spanish Civil War Photography and Film, Kathryn Anne Everly, Syracuse Univ. 4. En construcción : La resemantización del cuerpo femenino en Daniela Astor y la caja negra de Marta Sanz, Pilar Martinez- Quiroga, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 431. Who Reads Arabic Literature? 5:15 6:30 p.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Arabic. Presiding: Waïl S. Hassan, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Mediating Otherness: he Author Figure of the Arab Writer in the Euro- American Intellectual Field, Felix Lang, Univ. of Marburg 2. Travel Forms: he Reception of Arabic Prosody in Tehran, homas hompson, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. Reading Publics of Arabic Literature in Turkey: From the Nahda to the Present, Firat Oruc, Georgetown Univ. 4. Rethinking the Political: Palestinian Protest Movements and the Circulation of Elias Khoury s Gate of the Sun, Drew Paul, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville 432. Acts of Writing: America and the Legislative Imaginary 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jane F. hrailkill, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1. he Napoleonic Code and Its Fictions of Legislation, Elizabeth Duquette, Gettysburg Coll.

130 1042 Friday, 8 January [ PMLA 2. Zora Neale Hurston, Smith v. Allwright, and the Problem of the Voting Rights Act, Jennie Ann Kassanof, Barnard Coll. 3. he Wilderness Act, he Village, and the Challenge of Intergenerational Justice, Stacey G. Margolis, Univ. of Utah Respondent: Jane F. hrailkill For abstracts, write to barnard.edu ater 1 Dec Literary and Scientiic Networks 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Reed Gochberg, Boston Univ. 1. Catching Orchid Fever: Darwin and Collective Authorship, Devin Griiths, Univ. of Southern California 2. he Specimen Collectors: Museums and Scientiic Knowledge in Nineteenth- Century American Literature, Reed Gochberg 3. A Network on the Periphery of the Research University, Sarah Sussman, Univ. of Texas, Austin 4. Tracing 1984 s Networks, Scott Selisker, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 434. Afect Studies and British Romanticism 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Seth Reno, Auburn Univ., Montgomery 1. Some Powerful Rankling Passions : An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Emotion- Regulation Strategies in Joanna Baillie s Passion Plays, M. Soledad Caballero, Allegheny Coll.; Aimee Knupsky, Allegheny Coll. 2. Circulating Afect: Reading Embodied Cognition in Wordsworth and Keats, Renee Harris, Univ. of Kansas 3. Afect heory and Eliza Fenwick s Secresy; or, he Ruin on the Rock, Jonas Seth Cope, California State Univ., Sacramento 435. Middle En glish Economics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Nels C. Pearson, Fairield Univ. 1. he World Empeireth Every Day : Entropy and Urban Economics in Gower s Confessio Amantis, Ethan E. H. Knapp, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. he Economics of Salvation in Middle En glish Texts, Rosemary O Neill, Kenyon Coll. 3. he Economics of Social Bonds in Wynnere and Wastoure, David Sweeten, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 4. Summoning Hunger: Polanyi, Piers Plowman, and the Labor Market, Robert W. Epstein, Fairield Univ. For abstracts, write to fairield.edu More- han- Human Publics in Nineteenth-Century English Literature 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Shun Kiang, Northeastern Univ. 1. Emily Brontë, Transcorporeality, and Environmental Afect, Allen MacDuie, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. he Livestock hat herefore We Are, Scott R. MacKenzie, Univ. of British Columbia 3. Lost in Darkness and Distance : Mary Shelley s Creature as Derrida s he Animal, Kaitlin Mondello, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 4. Kept Cupids: he Ethics of the Aquarium in Charles Kingsley s he Water- Babies, Matthew Margini, Columbia Univ Ten Years Gone but the Change Goes On: Octavia E. Butler s Public Legacy 5:15 6:30 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gregory Hampton, Howard Univ. 1. A Road (and Star) Map to the Future: Butler s Public Legacy, Tarshia Stanley, Spelman Coll. 2. Earthseed Taking Root, Rebecca Evans, Duke Univ. 3. My Let Arm : Allies and Complicity in Octavia Butler s Kindred, Joshua Burnett, North South Univ., Bangladesh For abstracts, visit oebsociety.wordpress.com Digital Humanities and the Romance Epic: A New Perspective? 5:15 6:30 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Société Rencesvals, American- Canadian Branch. Presiding: Catherine M. Jones, Univ. of Georgia 1. Visualizing Romance Epic Space- Time, David Joseph Wrisley, American Univ. of Beirut 2. Encoding a Digital Edition of Huon d Auvergne, a Premodern Franco- Italian Epic, Stephen Patrick McCormick, Washington and Lee Univ. 3. Digital Mouvance and Interpretive Reading of the Romance Epic, Jason D. Jacobs, Roger Williams Univ. For abstracts, write to purdue.edu ater 1 Dec.

131 130.4 ] Friday, 8 January Contingent Faculty Mentoring for Democracy 5:15 6:30 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum HEP Part- Time and Contingent Faculty Issues. Presiding: Maria Maisto, New Faculty Majority Speakers: Lee Skallerup Bessette, Univ. of Kentucky; Robin J. Sowards, Duquesne Univ. Panelists explore how to promote democratic principles and practices in the mentoring process. How can contingent faculty members resist exploitative and disrespectful mentoring projects? How can all faculty and staf members develop, and instill in their mentee colleagues and students, an understanding of pedagogy and professional development that includes a commitment to advocacy for the profession? For resources, visit Friday, 8 January 6:45 p.m he Presidential Address 6:45 p.m., Lone Star D, JW Marriott Presiding: Rosemary G. Feal, MLA 1. Report of the Executive Director, Rosemary G. Feal 2. he Presidential Address, Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future, Roland Greene, Stanford Univ., MLA President. Greene discusses the changing idea of the public for our work as scholars and teachers and relects on the state of the interpretive humanities in and out of the academy. How can we fashion a model of our disciplines that speaks to the need in our public culture for a complex, historically informed engagement with texts of all sorts? Reception immediately following. Friday, 8 January 7:00 p.m Cash Bar Arranged by the Georgetown University German Department 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 2, JW Marriott 442. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum LLC Medieval Iberian 7:00 8:15 p.m., 401, JW Marriott 443. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum GS Comics and Graphic Narratives 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 1, JW Marriott 444. Hubbell Award and Cash Bar Arranged by the American Literature Section 7:00 8:15 p.m., 17B, ACC 445. Cash Bar Arranged by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 7, JW Marriott 446. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Victorian and Early- Twentieth- Century English and LLC Twentieth- and Twenty- First- Century En glish and Anglophone 7:00 8:15 p.m., 16B, ACC 446A. Cash Bar Arranged by the University of Toronto Department of English 7:00 8:15 p.m., 17A, ACC 447. Cash Bar Arranged by the Clark Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies, University of Texas, Austin 7:00 8:15 p.m., 18C, ACC 447A. Cash Bar Arranged by the University of Texas, Arlington, Department of English 7:00 8:15 p.m., 9C, ACC 448. Cash Bar Arranged by the Minnesota Review and Mediations 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 3, JW Marriott

132 1044 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 448A. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Scottish, LLC En glish Romantic, and LLC Late-Eighteenth-Century English 7:00 8:15 p.m., 12B, ACC Saturday, 9 January 8:30 a.m Literary Criticism Meets Linguistic Anthropology: Social Indexicality, Entextualization, Language in Use 8:30 9:45 a.m., 406, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Tom McEnaney, Cornell Univ. 1. Proust and Linguistic Fieldwork, Michael Lucey, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Ferrante s Questione della Lingua: Indexing Gender and the Metapragmatics of Dialect, Jillian Cavanaugh, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York 3. he Social Politics of Editorial Style, Tom McEnaney Respondent: Tristram Wolf, Northwestern Univ. 449A. Critical Intersectionalities of Race and Sexuality: Aesthetics, Limits, Dangers, Opportunities 8:30 9:45 a.m., 302, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada and the GL/Q Caucus for the Modern Languages. Presiding: Marcellus Blount, Columbia Univ. Speakers: La Marr Jurelle Bruce, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Erica Edwards, Univ. of California, Riverside; Karen Jaime, Cornell Univ.; Victor Roman Mendoza, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Marcia Ochoa, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; Chandan Reddy, Univ. of Washington, Seattle Panelists revisit the signiicance of Kimberle Crenshaw s 1989 articulation of intersectionality, in the context of modern- day literary and cultural studies, to highlight conversations among race, ethnicities, and sexualities Creating Academic Pathways for Translation and Interpreting Studies 8:30 9:45 a.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Translators Association. Presiding: Caitilin Walsh, American Translators Assn. Speakers: William Rivers, Joint National Committee for Languages; David Rumsey, American Translators Assn. Despite stellar prospects for professional translators and interpreters, programs remain rare. Few language students attain excellent linguistic ability, and academic pathways desperately need attention. Panelists provide examples of programs, ofer strategies for navigating departmental politics, and present resources for educators who want to introduce this stimulating world to their students Woolf and Disability 8:30 9:45 a.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the International Virginia Woolf Society and the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession. Presiding: Maren T. Linett, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 1. On Being Still: Woolf, Illness, and Immobility, Louise Hornby, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. Woolf, Wheelchairs, Feminism, Lisa Griin, Univ. of Saint Andrews 3. Labor Pains: Disability, Work, and Reproduction in To the Lighthouse, Matt Franks, Univ. of West Georgia 452. Eighteenth- Century Transpaciic: Between Asia and Latin America 8:30 9:45 a.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the forums CLCS 18th- Century and LLC Colonial Latin American. Presiding: Anna H. More, Universidade de Brasília; Chi- ming Yang, Univ. of Pennsylvania 1. Topographies of Trade: Locating Manila in the Eighteenth Century, Dana Leibsohn, Smith Coll. 2. he Endless Neophyte, John Blanco, Univ. of California, San Diego 3. he Parián and the Pirata: Transpaciic Commerce in Two Mexican Picaresque Novels, Sara L. Lehman, Fordham Univ., Bronx 4. Baroque Cross- Currents: he Mexico- China Porcelain Trade and La Casa del Risco, Pamela H. Long, Auburn Univ., Montgomery 453. (Up)Staging the Law 8:30 9:45 a.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forums TC Law and the Humanities and GS Drama and Performance. Presiding: Jody Enders, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Alex Feldman, Univ. of Haifa 1. Doctor Faustus and the Drama of Drating, Maggie Vinter, Case Western Reserve Univ. 2. Staging the Gaps of the Law: Legal Fictions in Early Modern French Tragedies of Cross- Cultural Encounter, Toby Wikström, Tulane Univ. 3. Staging Race, Upstaging the Law in Nineteenth- Century Louisiana, Jarrod L. Hayes, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

133 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Ater Empathy? 8:30 9:45 a.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Scott Black, Univ. of Utah 1. Useless Reading, Scott Black 2. Empathy s Devices, Katharine Coles, Univ. of Utah 3. Unsympathetic Empathy, Suzanne Parker Keen, Washington and Lee Univ. 4. he Dangers of Empathy, Joshua Landy, Stanford Univ Anarchism and Literature in Latin America 8:30 9:45 a.m., 404, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Shawn McDaniel, Cornell Univ. 1. Two Forms of Literary Anarchism: Macedonio Fernández and Luisa Capetillo, Luis Othoniel Rosa, Colorado Coll. 2. El espíritu del rio: Representaciones literarias de la Colonia Cecilia, María Hernández Ojeda, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York 3. From Socialist Utopia to Conservative Reality: Élisée Reclus and Colombian Men of Letters, Marcos Wasem, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette For abstracts, visit anarchistlatam.commons.mla.org/ Colonial Mobilities, Photographic Stillness 8:30 9:45 a.m., 311, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Daniel Akiva Novak, Univ. of Mississippi 1. Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes in Haiti: Photography and Empire, Susan Weeber, Penn State Univ., University Park 2. Visions of Labor: Stevenson and Blackbirders, Carla Manfredi, Queen s Univ. 3. Abstract Traces: he Photographic Index in Fazal Sheikh s Desert Bloom, Zahid R. Chaudhary, Prince ton Univ. 4. he Repatriation Portrait: Women at the End of Empire, Rijuta Mehta, Brown Univ. For abstracts, write to purdue.edu Caribbean Literature: Woman Trouble 8:30 9:45 a.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Suzy Cater, New York Univ. 1. Sex Rights and She- Devils: Cold War Feminisms in Martinique, Jill Richards, Yale Univ. 2. Rereading Mayotte Capécia s Rewriting of Masculinist Travel Narratives, Michael Wiedorn, Georgia Inst. of Tech. 3. Zobel s Women, Louise Hardwick, Univ. of Birmingham 4. You Don t Like Women : Fraught Femininities in Édouard Glissant s Fiction, Suzy Cater 458. Salaita, Academic Freedom, and the Question of Palestine: Where Do We Go from Here? 8:30 9:45 a.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Matthew Abraham, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 1. Enduring Truths and Interpretive Challenges in the Illinois Censure Case, Robert Warrior, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. Academic Freedom, the Neoliberal University, and the State, Bill V. Mullen, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 3. Salaita, the Question of Palestine, and the Future of Academic Freedom, Matthew Abraham For abstracts, visit u.arizona.edu/ ~mabraham1/ mla.2016.pdf ater 15 Dec Student Learning through Literature in Second-Language Contexts 8:30 9:45 a.m., 301, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Cori Crane, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Articulating Intellectual and Emotional Complexity: On the Use of Literary Texts in Advanced Chinese Instruction, Hangping Xu, Stanford Univ. 2. Transformation through Text: Teaching toward Multiple Perspectives in the Foreign Language Classroom, Michael Sosulski, Kalamazoo Coll. 3. Navigating Texts and Technologies: Teaching Literature in the ESL Classroom, Levin Arnsperger, Emory Univ.; Lauren Holt, Emory Univ. For abstracts, write to austin.utexas.edu ater 15 Nov he Digital Humanities and the Archive 8:30 9:45 a.m., 201, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Matt Applegate, Molloy Coll. 1. he Latina History Project at Southwestern University: Highlighting Latina/o Archives Using Omeka, Charlotte Nunes, Southwestern Univ. 2. Making the Digital Manifesto Archive, Matt Applegate; Yu Yin To, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York 3. Critical Digital Archives, Research- Driven Design, and Metadata in the Modernist Archives Publishing Project, Michael Widner, Stanford Univ.

134 1046 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 461. Public Humanities Pedagogy Workshop 8:30 9:45 a.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Bridget Draxler, Monmouth Coll.; Elizabeth Goodhue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Tara Prescott, Univ. of California, Los Angeles Explore how collaborating with community partners through student research, service learning, and public engagement enhances literature, writing, and media studies curricula. Learn to cultivate partnerships that use humanities practice to enrich public life for the beneit of all stakeholders. Bring a syllabus to adapt for community- engaged learning or an idea for a new course to develop with peers. For more information, write to gmail.com ater 1 Dec Iberian Studies in Practice 8:30 9:45 a.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Luso- Brazilian. Presiding: Robert Patrick Newcomb, Univ. of California, Davis Speakers: Silvia Bermúdez, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Luisa Elena Delgado, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Joseba Gabilondo, Michigan State Univ.; homas Harrington, Trinity Univ. In recent years scholars have proposed radically reconceptualizing peninsular (or Iberian) studies. Much has been said regarding the need for a theory of Iberian studies, though less attention has been paid to how Iberian studies are taught and to program building. Panelists discuss the pragmatics of Iberian studies in a time of disciplinary crisis Women and the First World War: A Diference in Angle 8:30 9:45 a.m., 409, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Shawna Ross, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 1. Facets of Memory: Georgette Heyer and the Oblique Literary Memory of World War I, Ann- Marie Einhaus, Northumbria Univ. 2. Mildred Aldrich, the Accidental Reporter, Marguerite Helen Helmers, Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh 3. Canada Is Ablaze : L. M. Montgomery, Mary Riter Hamilton, and Canadian War Memory, Irene Gammel, Ryerson Univ. 4. Text- Image Relations in Women s War Memoirs, Margaret R. Higonnet, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 464. Between Impasse and Excess: Performing Black Masculinity 8:30 9:45 a.m., 4A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ralina Joseph, Univ. of Washington, Seattle Speakers: Heather Lukes, Occidental Coll.; Mark Anthony Neal, Duke Univ.; Sonnet Retman, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Lisa hompson, Univ. of Texas, Austin Panelists address a range of cultural media to explore the ways that various African American artists represent black masculinity through discordant aesthetic economies of excess and impasse and their afective possibilities heater and Its Publics in Shakespeare s London 8:30 9:45 a.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Douglas S. Bruster, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. he Politics of Attention in Shakespearean Tragedy, Steven Mullaney, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. News before the Public Sphere: Chapman s Tragedies, Andras Kisery, City Coll., City Univ. of New York 3. heatrical Process in A Game at Chess, Musa Gurnis, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 4. heatrical Form and Public Formation, Jeffrey S. Doty, West Texas A&M Univ Prison Literature and Its Publics 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Michael Hames- García, Univ. of Oregon 1. Making Public the Production of Prisoner- Patient Consent, Christopher Perreira, Univ. of California, San Diego 2. Queer Prisoner Narratives, Lydia Pelot- Hobbs, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 3. All about Ethel: Carceral Publics and the Culture of Female Incarceration in the 1950s, Lindsay Davis, George Washington Univ. 4. Public Safety and the Rhetoric of State Violence, homas Dichter, Univ. of Pennsylvania Respondent: Michael Hames- García 467. Security, the Public, and the Twenty- First- Century United States Novel 8:30 9:45 a.m., 9A, ACC A special session 1. Generation Gone Down: Contemporary Plots of Decline, Samuel Cohen, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia 2. Environmental Resilience and Digital Precarity in Twenty- First- Century United States Fiction, Allison Carruth, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. he Twenty- First- Century United States Novel and the Politics of Vulnerability, Gordon N. Hutner, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

135 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1047 Respondent: Alison Shonkwiler, Rhode Island Coll. For abstracts, write to illinois.edu ater 15 Dec Tools of the Trade: Old En glish Scholarship and Teaching 8:30 9:45 a.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Old En glish. Presiding: Elaine Treharne, Stanford Univ. Speakers: Lindy Brady, Univ. of Mississippi; Carolin Esser- Miles, Winchester Univ.; Shari L. Horner, Shippensburg Univ.; David F. Johnson, Florida State Univ.; Eric Lacey, Winchester Univ. Old En glish language and literature requires students to have signiicant linguistic training. It also demands training in more theoretical methodologies, from critical theory to digital humanities. Which are the most important tools for students and scholars in Old En glish studies, and how can we help develop and advance the ield? For abstracts, visit issue/ MLA.php he Intermedial Eighteenth Century: Stage to Page, Print to Manuscript, Writing to Speech, and Back 8:30 9:45 a.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Late- 18th- Century English. Presiding: Jonathan Sachs, Concordia Univ., Montréal Speakers: Emily Hodgson Anderson, Univ. of Southern California; Michael Gamer, Univ. of Pennsylvania; John Savarese, Univ. of Waterloo; Stuart Sherman, Fordham Univ.; Mark Vareschi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Panelists aim to reine our understanding of the relations of rivalry and remediation that connect the book and the stage, print and manuscript, and writing and orality in the later eighteenth century he Scottish Fetish: Beyond the Kilt 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Scottish. Presiding: Evan M. Gottlieb, Oregon State Univ. 1. Cloaking and Hiding: Dressing Up in Robert Louis Stevenson s he Master of Ballantrae, Susan Oliver, Univ. of Essex 2. Whisky: he Spirit of Scottish National Identity, Charles Snodgrass, Grambling State Univ. 3. To View Fair Melrose Aright, Margaret E. Russett, Univ. of Southern California 4. Freedom as Fetish: Fraught Love of Liberty from Arbroath to Golagros, Randy P. Schif, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 471. Teaching American Sign Language 8:30 9:45 a.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Programs. Presiding: Norma Tourangeau, Univ. of Rochester 1. Some Considerations for the Uniqueness of American Sign Language, Sam Supalla, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 2. Issues and Trends in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Russell Rosen, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York 3. In What Direction Is Literary heory of American Sign Language Evolving? Deirdre Schlehofer, Rochester Inst. of Tech Current Projects of the Working Group on K 16 Alliances 8:30 9:45 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Working Group on K 16 Alliances. Presiding: Dennis Looney, MLA Speakers: Jason Charles Courtmanche, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; Stacey Lee Donohue, Central Oregon Community Coll.; Donna B. Hamilton, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Annemarie E. Hamlin, Central Oregon Community Coll.; Michael Holquist, Yale Univ.; Patricia Howell Michaelson, Univ. of Texas, Dallas; Margaret A. Noodin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Members of the MLA Working Group on K 16 Alliances present highlights of their current projects and invite comments from audience members. Current projects include policy statements on Common Core State Standards concepts and partnerships between college and high school teachers on the teaching of writing and indigenous languages Editing at the Crossroads: Language Contact and Editions in Languages Other han English 8:30 9:45 a.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions. Presiding: Heather Bamford, George Washington Univ. 1. From Old French to Italian: he 1341 and 1441 Huon d Auvergnes, Leslie Zarker Morgan, Loyola Univ., Baltimore 2. Creating a Digital Edition/ Translation: he Role of Collaboration, Shira Schwam- Baird, Univ. of North Florida 3. heory and Practice in Encoding a Digital Edition of Huon d Auvergne, Stephen Patrick Mc- Cormick, Washington and Lee Univ. 4. Digital Editions, Translations, and the Challenge of Representation, Susanna Allés Torrent, Columbia Univ.

136 1048 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 474. Pinter Times Two 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the Harold Pinter Society. Presiding: Ann C. Hall, Ohio Dominican Univ. 1. Pinter, Time, and Total War, Stephen Watt, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 2. he Treatment of Time in Pinter s Proust Screenplay, Pascal A. Ifri, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 3. Pinter or Miller Time? Ann C. Hall 4. Time Out, Judith A. Roof, Rice Univ Technologies of Body and Mind under the Franco Dictatorship 8:30 9:45 a.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century Spanish and Iberian. Presiding: Cristina Moreiras- Menor, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Pasionaria, Carrillo 1971: Bodies in Transition and Transference of Political Charisma, Vicente Sánchez Biosca, Univ. of Valencia 2. hanatopolitics; or, he Forging of a Spectral Cultural Memory in Franco s Spain, Nil Santiáñez, Saint Louis Univ. 3. Ojos en el cielo: Guerra fría y poder atómico bajo la dictadura franquista, Ana Fernández- Cebrián, Prince ton Univ Medieval Transfeminisms 8:30 9:45 a.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship. Presiding: Dorothy Kim, Vassar Coll. 1. he Madness of Confession: Trans- suicide and Corporate Sin in John Gower s Narcissus, M Bychowski, George Washington Univ. 2. Car vallés sui et nient mescine : Courtly Masculinity and Trans- heroism in Le roman de silence, Caitlin Watt, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 3. Wether His Hit, Grom Other Mayde? : Pronouns and Gender Fluidity in the Harley 2253 Life of Saint Marina, Leanne MacDonald, Univ. of Notre Dame 4. God Is a Rhizome: Trans- subjectivity B tzelem Elohim, Kadin Henningsen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison For abstracts, visit smfsweb.org/ ater 5 Jan Language heory and Description 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the forum TM Language heory. Presiding: Ager Gondra, State Univ. of New York, Purchase 1. Linguistic Diferentiation in Postcolonial Works from the British Commonwealth: Breaking Free from the Language of the Colonizer, Amy Klemm, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. he Making of a Language: Middle Scots and the Nationalist Call for Linguistic Diferentiation, Ruth Oldman, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania 479. Posthuman Possibilities in Faulkner 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the William Faulkner Society. Presiding: Taylor Hagood, Florida Atlantic Univ. 1. Composted Humans: Faulkner s Trilogy and Jonquil hunder, Candace J. Waid, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 2. Technologies of Writing and History: Pylon, Absalom, Absalom!, and Posthumanism, Peter Lurie, Univ. of Richmond 3. Neither Water nor Earth: he Yellow Pine in As I Lay Dying, Andrew Kalaidjian, William Paterson Univ Digital Dante 8:30 9:45 a.m., 401, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Dante Society of America Speakers: Carol Chiodo, Yale Univ.; Martin G. Eisner, Duke Univ.; Laurence E. Hooper, Dartmouth Coll.; Akash Kumar, Columbia Univ.; Edward J. Maloney, Georgetown Univ.; Scott Millspaugh, Dartmouth Coll.; Guy P. Rafa, Univ. of Texas, Austin Participants emphasize the pioneering role of Dante studies in digitalization and discuss multimedia Dante- related academic resources that combine traditional elements of scholarly research with new communication and presentation possibilities enabled by networked digital technology. For abstracts, visit ater 30 Nov Romantic Religion in Global Perspectives 8:30 9:45 a.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the Wordsworth- Coleridge Association. Presiding: James C. McKusick, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City 1. More han Life, Colin Lovell Jager, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 2. Coleridge, Dissent, and Lyric Progressivism, Mark E. Canuel, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. Coleridge, Contemplation, and Consilience: Mind Science East and West, Mark Stephen Lussier, Arizona State Univ., Tempe 482. Aterlives of Nineteenth- Century American Racism 8:30 9:45 a.m., 14, ACC

137 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1049 Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century American. Presiding: Dana Luciano, Georgetown Univ. Speakers: Marlene Daut, Claremont Graduate Univ.; Gordon Fraser, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; Kirsten Silva Gruesz, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; Autumn Womack, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Christine Yao, Cornell Univ. Panelists address the relation between literary and cultural analysis and antiracist struggle. What happens when we shit our scholarly focus from race to racism? What new theories, methods, and archives might help us think most productively about nineteenth- century racism, and what bearing might this work have on current conlicts? For abstracts, visit groups/ nineteenth- century- american- literature/ ater 30 Dec Mess with Texas 8:30 9:45 a.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Screen Arts and Culture. Presiding: Caetlin Benson- Allott, Univ. of Oklahoma 1. A Fistful of Samurai: Identifying the Western in Contemporary Japanese Anime, Joseph Christopher Schaub, Notre Dame of Maryland Univ. 2. Human Rights and Frontier Justice in hailand: Reframing the Political Western in Tears of the Black Tiger, Audrey Golden, Coe Coll. 3. Germany Does the Western: Drag and Devious Desires, Siobhan S. Craig, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 484. Advocating the En glish Major: he Department and Its Publics 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the Association of Departments of En glish. Presiding: Kathryn Rummell, California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo Speakers: Robert I. Matz, George Mason Univ.; Mary K. Ramsey, Eastern Michigan Univ.; Tarshia Stanley, Spelman Coll.; Emily Todd, Westield State Univ. How can En glish departments showcase the major to prospective students and their parents, campus administrators, professionals, and local community members? he participants consider this question with an eye toward discovering and disseminating best practices in the ield Laokoon at 250 8:30 9:45 a.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the G. E. Lessing Society. Presiding: Birger Vanwesenbeeck, State Univ. of New York, Fredonia 1. Recollecting the Laokoon: Memory and Forgetting as Problems of Medium, Nicholas A. Rennie, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 2. Laokoon and His Sisters: he Case for Blurring Boundaries and Strengthening Bonds between Sister Arts, Andrea Meyertholen, Univ. of Kansas 3. Lessing and the Aspect Time of the Photograph, Zachary Tavlin, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 4. Uncertain Borders: Groys, Lessing, and the Invention of Antiphilosophy, Jonathan Fine, Univ. of California, Irvine Respondent: Beate Allert, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 486. Trans- American Representations of Slavery 8:30 9:45 a.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century Latin American. Presiding: Agnes Ivelisse Lugo- Ortiz, Univ. of Chicago 1. Humboldt, Haití y la Confederación Africana en las Antillas, Daylet Dominguez, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. hanks to Mrs. Stowe! : he Hemispheric Politics of the Trinidadian Antislavery Novel, RJ Boutelle, Vanderbilt Univ. 3. La relación de sus males, [y] el medio de curar los : Trans- American Models of Slave- Labor Organization in José Antonio Saco s Análisis de una obra sobre Brasil, Stephen Silverstein, Baylor Univ. 4. Haitian Entanglements: Émile Nau s Histoire des caciques d Haïti in Manuel de Jesús Galván s Enriquillo, homas Genova, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris For abstracts, write to uchicago.edu Administrators as Agents of Change 8:30 9:45 a.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Executive Council. Presiding: Donald E. Hall, Lehigh Univ. Speakers: Barbara K. Altmann, Bucknell Univ.; Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.; Donald E. Hall; Paula M. Krebs, Bridgewater State Univ.; Antonio D. Tillis, Coll. of Charleston Participants discuss the challenges that administrators face as they work to efect institutional changes around critical issues such as the use of non- tenure- track and adjunct labor, climate and diversity, pay and workload, and the relation of institutional mission to faculty work. Panelists provide short case studies in how institutional change

138 1050 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA occurs and what contextual constraints must be acknowledged and overcome What heory Can Do for the Victorians 8:30 9:45 a.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English. Presiding: Carolyn Lesjak, Simon Fraser Univ. Speakers: Anna Kornbluh, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Ivan Kreilkamp, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Joseph Lavery, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Caroline E. Levine, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Nasser Muti, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago In short presentations meant to prompt discussion, participants address the contested place of theory in Victorian literary studies today and advocate greater engagement with selected theories and theorists Keep Children s Literature Weird 8:30 9:45 a.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Children s Literature Association. Presiding: Karen Coats, Illinois State Univ. 1. Will the Real Author Please Stand Up? Issues of Ownership and Agency in Chloe and the Lion, harini Viswanath, Illinois State Univ. 2. he Weird, the Wild, the Wonderful: A Cross- Cultural Look at Normality in Children s Literature, Nina Christensen, Univ. of Aarhus; Philip Nel, Kansas State Univ. 3. Wild and Weird: Delineations in Duhême dessine Deleuze: L oiseau philosophie, Markus Bohlmann, Seneca Coll. Saturday, 9 January 9:50 a.m. Enchanting the Desert 9:50 10:10 a.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall Theater, ACC In 1902, Henry G. Peabody created an audiovisual slide show that allowed thousands of people from Boston to Chicago to see and experience the majestic landscape of the Grand Canyon for the irst time. Nicholas Bauch presents Enchanting the Desert, his digital prototype for studying cultural and historical geography that embellishes Peabody s slide show with rich overlays created through GIS mapping and virtual re-creations of the canyon s topography. his interactive scholarly work reveals a previously hidden geography of a landmark that has come to deine the American West. Presented by Stanford University Press, booths 315 and 317. Saturday, 9 January 10:15 a.m he New World in Performance: Colonial Drama of Los Virreinatos de Nueva España and Perú 10:15 11:30 a.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Presiding: Mary Maxine Browne, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette; Christopher Swit, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York 1. Aztec Antichrist: Transculturation and Native Identity Onstage in Two Newly Discovered Nahuatl Religious Dramas, Ben Leeming, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 2. Words, Works, and Wakas: Performative Encounters in Calderón de la Barca s La aurora en Copacabana, Payton Phillips Quintanilla, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. heater and Historical Imagination in the Americas, , Nicole T. Hughes, Columbia Univ. 490A. Are Memories (Ever Not) Preformed? 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Memory Studies. Presiding: John Garrison, Carroll Univ. Speakers: Stef Craps, Ghent Univ.; Margaret W. Ferguson, Univ. of California, Davis; Kara Keeling, Univ. of Southern California; Barbara Mann, Jewish heological Seminary of America; Jessica Rapson, King s Coll. London; Kate Stanley, Univ. of Western Ontario Each speaker responds to a single question: Are memories (ever not) preformed? Participants explore this notion of prememory through discussion of anticipatory recall, eschatology, nihilism, futurenostalgia, utopia, prophecy, expectation, and surprise he Business of Publishing Scholarly Journals 10:15 11:30 a.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. Presiding: Susan Mary Griin, Univ. of Louisville Speakers: William Breichner, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press; Rachel Drew, Taylor and Francis / Routledge; Gaynor Redvers- Mutton, Maney Publishing Respondent: Alan Rauch, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte Although scholarly publishing is the stock- intrade of academia, the actual mechanics of publishing are poorly understood in the profession.

139 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1051 Panelists take a hard look at the nature of publishing from the material, iscal, and practical perspective of the publishers. hose voices are rarely heard in the academy, even though publishers are the linchpin of our scholarly productivity. For participants topics, visit webpages.uncc.edu/ arauch/scholarly-business ater 1 Dec Ezra Pound and the Future(s) of the University 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the Ezra Pound Society and the William Carlos Williams Society. Presiding: Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton 1. Ezra Pound, the Super Schoolmaster, David Ben- Merre, State Univ. of New York, Bufalo State Coll. 2. Modernism s Greatest Gossip: he Literary and Epistolary Networks of Ezra Pound?, Lindsay Starck, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 3. Ezra the Teacher: Gladly Wolde He Lerne, and Gladly Teche, Emily Mitchell Wallace, Bryn Mawr Coll. For abstracts, write to unb.ca Alternative Publics and Complicated Pasts in he Reluctant Fundamentalist 10:15 11:30 a.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic. Presiding: Maryse Jayasuriya, Univ. of Texas, El Paso 1. Alienated Muslim Identity in a Post- 9/11 World: A Transnational and Geocritical Study of he Reluctant Fundamentalist, Sobia Khan, Univ. of Texas, Dallas 2. Post- 9/11 United States and the Diasporic South Asian in Mohsin Hamid s he Reluctant Fundamentalist, Basuli Deb, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln 3. What Went Wrong? 9/11 and he Reluctant Fundamentalist, Ubaraj Katawal, Valdosta State Univ Latina/o Comics 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums GS Comics and Graphic Narratives and CLCS 20th- and 21st- Century. Presiding: Christopher Pizzino, Univ. of Georgia 1. Super-politics: Relámpago and Chicanismo, José Alaniz, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 2. Prepotencia por impotencia: El Santo versus El Santos and the Struggle for Identity, Christopher RayAlexander, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 3. he Tragic in the Comic: he Use of Childhood Flashbacks in the Work of Jaime Hernandez, Melissa Coss Aquino, Bronx Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 495. Beyond Fin de Siècle Europe: New Geographies of Decadence 10:15 11:30 a.m., 209, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Matthew Potolsky, Univ. of Utah 1. Languid Modernity and Decline of Empire in the Literary Culture of Fin de Siècle British Malaya, Elmo Gonzaga, National Univ. of Singapore 2. he New School of Decadence: Transnational Aesthetics and the Culture of Containment, Samuel Reese, Univ. of Sydney 3. Decadence and Decolonization: Antidecadent Rhetoric in Achebe, Walcott, and Faiz, Robert S. Stilling, Florida State Univ. For abstracts, write to fsu.edu South by Southwest: Southwest by South 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Southern United States. Presiding: Rebecca Mark, Tulane Univ. 1. Interplanetary Plantation Modernity in A Princess of Mars, Amy Clukey, Univ. of Louisville 2. he Old South and the New West : Narrating Texas Identity in the Works Progress Administration s Texas: A Guide to the Lone Star State, Delia Byrnes, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. How Northern Mexico Became South Texas (and Southern Too): he Reconstruction Saga of Caballero, John Wharton Lowe, Univ. of Georgia 497. Translating Minority Writing in a Global Context 10:15 11:30 a.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Valentina Fulginiti, Cornell Univ.; Elisa Segnini, Univ. of British Columbia 1. From Beloved to Amatissima: Morphing Black En glish into Italian, Giuseppe Natale, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas 2. Translating between Minority and Indigeneity: Chinese Ethnic Minority Literature s Participation in Global Indigenous Writing, David Dayton, Univ. of California, Davis 3. Fresh Season s Fruit on an Old Tree: Translating Contemporary Maya- Language Poetry from Chiapas, Sean Sell, San Diego State Univ. 4. he Unfaithful Translator in Syria Poletti s Gente conmigo, Francesca Minonne, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

140 1052 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 498. Global Arab Texts and heir Publics 10:15 11:30 a.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Arab and Arab American. Presiding: Hatem Akil, Seminole State Coll. 1. Wrongful Vowels: Accent and Dialect in Hanan al-shaykh s Innaha Landan ya Azizi / Only in London, Dima Ayoub, Georgetown Univ. 2. Poetics of the Glocal in Contemporary Arab Migrant Literature, Rasha Chatta, School of Oriental and African Studies, Univ. of London 3. he Politics of Memory in Raik Schami s he Dark Side of Love, Yasemin Mohammad, Univ. of Iowa 499. Revisiting Dialogue 10:15 11:30 a.m., 14, ACC A special session. Presiding: William A. Cohen, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Speakers: Vera J. Camden, Kent State Univ., Kent; William A. Cohen; Laura Green, Northeastern Univ.; Audrey Jafe, Univ. of Toronto; Mary Ann O Farrell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station Asking whether dialogue has been prematurely relegated to the category of the familiar, the uncomplicated, and the known, speakers raise questions about or instances of dialogue in the novel that destabilize our too- familiar sense of its place and work. We want to discuss with other scholars the question of what oices dialogue serves for the novel Rolando Hinojosa: A Celebration of His Life and Work 10:15 11:30 a.m., 4BC, ACC A special session Speakers: Norma Elia Cantú, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City; María Herrera- Sobek, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Rolando Hinojosa, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Arturo Madrid, Trinity Univ.; Ralph Edward Rodriguez, Brown Univ. Distinguished scholars ofer brief comments in honor of one of the founders of Chicano/ Latino literary studies, Rolando Hinojosa. A world- renowned poet, author, essayist, and professor, whose Klail City Death Trip series (iteen volumes) is a foundational text for border literary studies, Hinojosa continues to teach at the University of Texas, Austin Colonial Shame 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Benigno Trigo, Vanderbilt Univ. 1. From Colonial Shame to Hyperbolic Forgiveness, Benigno Trigo 2. Queer Puerto Rican Shamelessness: Mario Montez and Holly Woodlawn Perform Sinverguenceria, Lawrence M. La Fountain Stokes, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 3. Eduardo Lalo s Abject Flaneur, Ruben Rios Avila, New York Univ. 4. Shame on You! Transnational Bodies in Caribbean New Media, Jossianna Arroyo, Univ. of Texas, Austin 502. Public Forms and Transnational Spaces 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gretchen Woertendyke, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 1. Adoption as a Reading Practice: he Intercultural Narrative of John Dunn Hunter, Andy Doolen, Univ. of Kentucky 2. Mexican heater and the Trans- American Appeal of Uncle Tom s Cabin, Maria A. Windell, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 3. Supernatural Realism and Hemispheric Circulation, Gretchen Woertendyke Respondent: Kirsten Silva Gruesz, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz For abstracts, write to mailbox.sc.edu Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations 10:15 11:30 a.m., 401, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Executive Council. Presiding: Marianne Hirsch, Columbia Univ.; Susan Winnett, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Speakers: Hülya Adak, Sabanci Univ.; Simon E. Gikandi, Prince ton Univ.; Dorota Golańska, Univ. of Lodz; Lutz Koepnick, Vanderbilt Univ.; Sonali hakkar, Univ. of Chicago Europe remains central to the global public imagination and a haunting presence in literary and cultural studies across the globe, even as claims for this centrality continue to be challenged from a variety of political and theoretical perspectives. Panelists explore the new ways of thinking and writing that are emerging in response to Europe s evolving political, economic, historical, and philosophical role in a world of ever- shiting migrations, translations, and transformations. In what ways do they challenge us to reenvision the shapes of literary and cultural studies and of the MLA? his roundtable introduces the themes of the conference Other Europes, cosponsored by the MLA and the Heinrich- Heine- Universität Düsseldorf, to be held June 2016 in Düsseldorf.

141 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Writing Otherwise: Gender and the Future of Scholarship 10:15 11:30 a.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession. Presiding: Angelika Bammer, Emory Univ. Speakers: Jennifer Ahern- Dodson, Duke Univ.; Angelika Bammer; Eileen Cheng- Yin Chow, Duke Univ.; Dorothy Kim, Vassar Coll.; Julie Rak, Univ. of Alberta; Lisa C. Ruddick, Univ. of Chicago Exploring the relations among scholarly work, writing, and gender, participants discuss how (and what) we write as academics and the gendered dimension of scholarly writing: how does a history of feminist critique of language and institutions interface with new writing technologies, unconventional modes of collaboration, and changing professional realities? 505. Matters of Renaissance Fiction: Ontology, Metaphysics, Phenomenology 10:15 11:30 a.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Henry S. Turner, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. he Hypothetical Renaissance, Debapriya Sarkar, Hendrix Coll. 2. Fiction Is Real, Wendy Beth Hyman, Oberlin Coll. 3. Fiction and Technical Phenomenology in Titus Andronicus, Jennifer Elizabeth Waldron, Univ. of Pittsburgh For abstracts, visit earlymoderniction.wordpress.com Teaching Literature in Public: Large- Scale Online Teaching and Reading 10:15 11:30 a.m., 12A, ACC A special session. Presiding: James E. Dobson, Dartmouth Coll. Speakers: William Kuskin, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; Doran Larson, Hamilton Coll.; Caroline Field Levander, Rice Univ.; Elisa New, Harvard Univ.; Adrienne Raphel, Harvard Univ.; Emily Silk, Harvard Univ.; Benjamin Wiggins, Univ. of Pennsylvania his session examines the prospects and pitfalls of bringing the teaching and reading of literature to the broader public through large- scale Internetbased platforms. Panelists introduce the idea of building learning communities around texts and the various critical reading practices that have been and might be used in these communities. For abstracts and videos, visit mla16.dartmouth.edu ater 1 Dec (Re)Presenting Twain 10:15 11:30 a.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the Mark Twain Circle of America. Presiding: John Bird, Winthrop Univ. 1. he Future of the Past in Hannibal: (Re)Presenting Race in Mark Twain s Home Town in the Twenty- First Century, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford Univ. 2. Politicum-e-conomico-est : Mark Twain, Behavioral Economist, Matt Seybold, Elmira Coll. 3. he War Prayer in Contemporary Film and Social Media, Susan L. Eastman, Univ. of Tennessee, Chattanooga Respondent: Judith Yaross Lee, Ohio Univ., Athens 508. Care and Repair: Designing Digital Scholarship 10:15 11:30 a.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Digital Humanities. Presiding: Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria 1. Data, Image, and D3: Repairing William Playfair, Lauren Klein, Georgia Inst. of Tech. 2. Capturing Ephemerality: Screens, Inscription, and Digital Scholarship as Performance, Daniel Anderson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 3. Building Trust: Designing Digital Projects for the Public through Care and Repair, Lisa Marie Rhody, George Mason Univ. 4. Community Curation Strategies: Orlando 2.0 and the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory, Susan Brown, Univ. of Guelph For abstracts, visit jentery.github.io/carerepair ater 1 Dec Transgender Studies, Ecology, and the Environmental Humanities 10:15 11:30 a.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Presiding: Clare Echterling, Univ. of Kansas; Nicole Seymour, California State Univ., Fullerton 1. Got Hormones? : Fearing Transsexual Reproductive Ecocatastrophe in the Nation s Milk, Meat, and Mammals, Bailey Kier, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 2. With a Hand to Re- arrange Us : Labor and the Postnatural in Contemporary Transgender Pastoral, Michael Mlekoday, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. Transpastoral Ecology, Sustainable Tomboyism, Wan- Chuan Kao, Washington and Lee Univ. 4. Trans- ing the Environmental Humanities, Nicole Seymour

142 1054 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 510. What Is Global Anglophone? 10:15 11:30 a.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Anglophone. Presiding: Joseph R. Slaughter, Columbia Univ. Speakers: Deepika Bahri, Emory Univ.; Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.; Laura Anne Doyle, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; Sonali A. Perera, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York; Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto What, and where, is global anglophone literature? How does the term displace or reimagine the erstwhile postcolonial, Commonwealth, new Englishes, and Literatures Other han designations? And, more important, why? 511. Dickens and Disability 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the Dickens Society. Presiding: Talia C. Schafer, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 1. he Working Artist and the Literary Man: Disabled Self Fashioning in Our Mutual Friend, Natalie Prizel, Yale Univ. 2. Grotesque Intelligence: Precocity as Disability in Dickens, Mallory Cohn, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. he Magniication of Jenny Wren, Rachel Herzl Betz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 512. Teaching the Arthurian Story World 10:15 11:30 a.m., 404, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Arthurian. Presiding: Miriamne Ara Krummel, Univ. of Dayton 1. Knights Who Write: Teaching Arthurian Literature through Role Play, Alex Mueller, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston 2. Reading Places: Arthurian Interigures and a Pedagogy of Engagement, Alexandra C. Sterling Hellenbrand, Appalachian State Univ. 3. Arthurian Saunders: Teaching George Saunders s My Chivalric Fiasco, Charles Wuest, Averett Univ Heine and Critical heory 10:15 11:30 a.m., 302, JW Marriott Program arranged by the North American Heine Society. Presiding: Jonathan S. Skolnik, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 1. he Poetics of Lumpen in Heine, Marx, and Benjamin, Saein Park, Northwestern Univ. 2. Heine s Notes on Philosophy: Dissonance and Its Critical Return, Willi Goetschel, Univ. of Toronto Respondent: Miriam Leonard, Univ. of London 514. Career Opportunities in Community Colleges 10:15 11:30 a.m., 202, JW Marriott Program arranged by the ADE Executive Committee. Presiding: Stacey Lee Donohue, Central Oregon Community Coll. Speakers: Sandra Sellers Hanson, LaGuardia Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; June Miyasaki, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA Faculty members in En glish and foreign languages discuss the career opportunities that exist in community colleges, with a special focus on job seekers who are starting their careers Transmedia Intersections in Italian Culture 10:15 11:30 a.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th and 21st Century Italian. Presiding: Nicoletta Marini Maio, Dickinson Coll. 1. Transmedia Storytelling as Methodology; or, he Academic as Fan, Clarissa Clo, San Diego State Univ. 2. Transgender, Transnational, Transmedial: Elisa Amoruso s Fuoristrada and the Normalization of the Mixed, Lorenzo Fabbri, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 3. Knowledge Design in the Digital Flatland: he Teacher as Cultural DJ, Alessandro Carrera, Univ. of Houston Respondent: Victoria Surliuga, Texas Tech Univ Irish Revolutions 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the American Conference for Irish Studies. Presiding: Eileen Morgan Zayachek, State Univ. of New York, Oneonta 1. Volcanic Revolutions in homas Moore s Memoirs of Captain Rock, Alysia Garrison, Dartmouth Coll. 2. Fighting Irish: M. L. O Byrne s Historiographic Revolutions, Patrick R. O Malley, Georgetown Univ. 3. Anna Parnell and the Revolution of he People, Seamus O Malley, Yeshiva Univ., New York 4. Good bye, Twilight: Ireland, Spain, and the Ballad Resurgence, Daniel Gomes, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York 517. Lyrical Ecologies 10:15 11:30 a.m., 9A, ACC

143 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1055 Program arranged by the Emily Dickinson International Society. Presiding: Marta L. Werner, D Youville Coll. 1. We Send the Wave to Find the Wave : Dickinson s Wave- Particle Duality, Mary Loefelholz, Northeastern Univ. 2. Dickinson and the Politics of Plant Life, Mary Kuhn, Harvard Univ. 3. Quiver Down, with Tuts of Tune : Dickinson s Palpable Soundscapes, Joan Reiss Wry, Saint Michael s Coll. 4. Dickinson s Humanimal Poetics, Alison Fraser, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York For abstracts, visit emilydickinsoninternationalsociety.org/ Comparative Approaches to Adoption 10:15 11:30 a.m., 407, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture. Presiding: Jenny Heijun Wills, Univ. of Winnipeg 1. Transracial Adoption in Jacqueline Woodson s Feathers and Jerry Spinelli s Maniac Magee, Pamela Kirkpatrick, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville 2. Gold Slippers and Cyborg Feet: Comparing Adopted Bodies in the Grimms Cinderella and Marissa Meyer s Cinder, Deanna Stover, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 3. No Longer Silent in a White Man s World : Documenting the Legacy of the Indian Adoption Project in Lost Sparrow and Reclaiming Our Children, Tracey- Lynn Clough, Univ. of Texas, Arlington 4. Representations of Operation Babylit and the Sixties Scoop, Joshua Whitehead, Univ. of Calgary Respondent: Jenny Heijun Wills 520. Rethinking the L in MLA 10:15 11:30 a.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Language Change. Presiding: Tara Williams, Oregon State Univ. 1. Close Reading African American En glish in American Literature, Carly Houston Overfelt, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 2. Studying How Dialect Works in Literature, Taryn Hakala, Univ. of California, Merced 3. From Stigmatized to Stylized: Let the Kreyòl Roll, Amanda Mazur, Prince ton Univ. 4. L is for... Language in Landscapes of Historical Space beyond Modern, Robert Train, Sonoma State Univ Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature 10:15 11:30 a.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the College En glish Association. Presiding: Francisco Delgado, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 1. he Direction from Which the People Will Come: Shiting International Borders in Leslie Marmon Silko and Karen Tei Yamashita, Francisco Delgado 2. Sickness and Cities: Octavia Butler, Speculative Fiction, and the Rise of Neoliberalism, Myka Tucker- Abramson, Univ. of Warwick 3. Redrawing Race Relations: he Use of the Graphic Novel to Rewrite American History, Scott Zukowski, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York 4. Which Faction Are You? he (Dis)Abled Coding of Race in Divergent, Jennifer Polish, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 522. Bibliography in the Digital Age: Tools, Technologies, heories 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TM Bibliography and Scholarly Editing. Presiding: Lindsey Eckert, Georgia State Univ. 1. Proof in the Prototype: Digital Modeling as Textual Argument in the William Blake Archive, Eric Loy, Univ. of Rochester 2. A Case for Digitizing Legacy Libraries: Stainforth s Nineteenth- Century Collection of Women s Writing, Kirstyn Leuner, Dartmouth Coll. 3. Q i- jtb the Raven : Taking Dirty OCR Seriously, Ryan Cordell, Northeastern Univ Religion and Early Literature 10:15 11:30 a.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Religion and Literature. Presiding: Adrienne Williams Boyarin, Univ. of Victoria 1. At the Interface of Literature and Religion: Beathadh Sir Gui o Bharbhuic and the Structuring of Me ta noia, Hannah Zdansky, Univ. of Notre Dame 2. Comparative Methodologies and Early Mystical Literature, Gloria Maité Hernandez, Harvard Univ. 3. Forging the Hebraic Sublime in Late- Seventeenth- Century En gland, Sarah Stein, Arkansas Tech Univ Mobility and Migrations: Peoples and Capital in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth- Century Spanish Worlds 10:15 11:30 a.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th- and 19th- Century Spanish and Iberian. Presiding: Rebecca Haidt, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

144 1056 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 1. Translation as Cultural Transfer in the Late Enlightenment Atlantic World: Rita Caveda s Translation of Hester Chapone s Letters on the Improvement of the Mind: Addressed to a Young Lady, Catherine Marie Jafe, Texas State Univ. 2. he Paradox of Hispanic Idealism : Emigration and Transatlantic Markets at the Turn of the Century, Diana Arbaiza, North Carolina State Univ. 3. Transatlantic Sex Traicking and Imperial Anxiety in Late- Nineteenth- Century Spanish Fiction, Luis Alvarez- Castro, Univ. of Florida 4. White Slavery and the Atlantic Circulation of Labor, José M. Rodríguez García, Duke Univ. For abstracts, write to gmail.com ater 31 Dec American Poetry and Eastern European Traditions 10:15 11:30 a.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Russian and Eurasian. Presiding: Benjamin Palof, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Modern East European Poetry: A Hauntingly Vast, Oten Indistinct Literary Landscape Shaped by Tragic History, William Martin, Friedrich- Schiller- Universität Jena 2. Russian Intertexts in Ilya Kaminsky s Dancing in Odessa, Adrian J. Wanner, Penn State Univ., University Park For abstracts, visit mlaslavic.blogspot.com Contingent Faculty Members in Service 10:15 11:30 a.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession. Presiding: Andrew Yale, Univ. of Chicago 1. Equal Work, Equal Pay, Equal Voice: Equity (or Bust!) for All Faculty Members, Brianne Bolin, Columbia Coll., IL 2. Playing the Long Game: Strategic Service and Contingent- Faculty Advocacy, Lacey Wootton, American Univ. 3. Distinguishing between Opportunity and Exploitation: Service and Contingent Faculty Members, Helene Meyers, Southwestern Univ. 4. Access to Service through Collegial and Political Means, David Kociemba, Emerson Coll he Academic Language of Measurement: Considerations and Best Practices 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LSL Global English. Presiding: Lynn Houston, Southern Connecticut State Univ. 1. Getting Students to Engage in Studying Challenging Films, Dennis Rothermel, California State Univ., Chico 2. Heteroglossia and Hegemony: he Language of Value in a Basic Writing Syllabus, Erika Johnson, Texas Woman s Univ. 3. Criticism or Instruction? he Rhetoric of Student Paper Assessment, Don Fette, Arizona State Univ. 4. Standard En glish and Linguistic Incorrectness: What Matters in College Writing Assessment? Melissa Dennihy, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 528. Netherlandic Literature and Its Transnational Publics 10:15 11:30 a.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Dutch. Presiding: Ulrich Tiedau, University Coll. London 1. Scholarly Editions and the Public Face of Literature, Yves T Sjoen, Ghent Univ. 2. Wartime Propaganda in the Gazette van Detroit ( ), Tanja Collet, Univ. of Windsor 3. Adaptability and Audience: he Many Publics of Etty Hillesum, Jane Fenoulhet, University Coll. London 4. Fictionalizing the Real: Imagined Publics and Constructions of Self in Etty Hillesum s Diary, Sarah Ropp, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, visit groups/netherlandic-language-and-literature/ forum/topic/mla2016-netherlandic-literature-and -its-transnational-publics/ #post-7352/ Romantic Ecocriticism: hinking Forward 10:15 11:30 a.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Presiding: Susan Oliver, Univ. of Essex 1. From Civilized Skylarks to Socialized Nightingales: Urbanature in Shelley and Keats, Ashton Nichols, Dickinson Coll. 2. hinking through Catastrophe, Tentative about Futurity: Blake s Milton, heresa Michele Kelley, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. In the Cowslips Peeps I Lye : Romantic Botanizing, Climate Change, and the Reach of Clare s Flower Signatures, Anne- Lise François, Univ. of California, Berkeley

145 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Claudel et ses publics 10:15 11:30 a.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Paul Claudel Society. Presiding: Glenn W. Fetzer, New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces 1. he Reception of Paul Claudel in 1910s Russia, Vasily Lvov, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Le public et ses créations de L échange et de L annonce faite à Marie ( ), Inna Nekrasova, State Acad. of heatre of Saint- Petersburg 3. La Nuit de Noël 1914 et son public: Le drame pour patronages au temps de la Guerre, Mio Uesugi- Yoshida, Univ. of Paris 4 4. La co- naissance claudélienne en tant qu une nouvelle saisie du monde et sa réception internationale, Mojgan Mahdavi Zadeh, Univ. of Isfahan 531. Space and Psyche 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Psychoanalytic Association. Presiding: Peter L. Rudnytsky, Univ. of Florida Speakers: Robert H. Abzug, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Elizabeth Danze, Danze Blood Architects; Betty Sue Flowers, Johnson Presidential Library; Hannah Wojciehowski, Univ. of Texas, Austin Scholars and practitioners of architecture, history, literature, and psychoanalysis present the place of psychoanalytic discourse in the university. Topics include future scenarios, somatization of space, and the interplay of inner and outer worlds Teaching Language for the Professions in the Twenty- First Century 10:15 11:30 a.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Programs. Presiding: Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. 1. Court Interpreter Training and Certiication: Current Challenges for Higher Education, Erik Camayd- Freixas, Florida International Univ. 2. Spanish through the Health Professions: Rethinking the Role of Language Instruction from the Undergraduate Level through Professional Education, Glenn Martinez, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 3. Global Business Trends and Motivations for Advanced Language Study, Kenric K. Tsethlikai, Univ. of Pennsylvania Saturday, 9 January 12:00 noon 533. Philosophy and Performance in Seventeenth- Century British Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th- Century English. Presiding: Julia Reinhard Lupton, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Austin at Austin: Rethinking Context in Seventeenth- Century Drama, Sarah homasine Beckwith, Duke Univ. 2. Death as a Way of Life in Donne s Holy Sonnets, James Kuzner, Brown Univ. 3. Unthinking the Aggregate: he Floating Island and the Early Modern Audience, Ellen MacKay, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 533A. Ethnic and hird World Literature: From the University of Texas, Austin, to the Profession at Large 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., JW Grand 2, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Joseph R. Slaughter, Columbia Univ. Speakers: Bret E. Benjamin, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York; Purnima Bose, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Persis M. Karim, San Jose State Univ.; Kristine Kotecki, Ball State Univ.; Supriya M. Nair, Tulane Univ.; Jenny Sharpe, Univ. of California, Los Angeles Respondent: Barbara Harlow, Univ. of Texas, Austin Panelists relect on the ethnic and hird World literature specialization at the University of Texas, Austin, to consider disciplinary debates about literature and histories of exploitation in the United States and beyond and what ield formations are adequate to politically engaged transnational literary study, including comparative ethnic studies, postcolonialism, and world literature Auerbach and His Publics 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC German to Presiding: James A. Parente, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. Auerbach s Hypothetical German Public of the Seventeenth Century, Jane Ogden Newman, Univ. of California, Irvine 2. A Twofold Absence: Erich Auerbach s Approach to Early German Literature, Moritz W. Meutzner, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

146 1058 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 3. Auerbach s Understanding of the Reader and the Literary Public, Niklaus E. Largier, Univ. of California, Berkeley 535. Palestinian Literature: Conditions of Possibility, Conditions of Justice 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: David Palumbo- Liu, Stanford Univ. 1. A Brief History of Censorship of Palestinian Literature in En glish, Fady Joudah, independent scholar 2. Solidarity and the Somehow of Justice in Palestine and Israel, Mary N. Layoun, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. Torture into Aidavit, Dispossession into Poetry: On Translating Palestinian Pain, Anton Shammas, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 4. Pessoptimism and the External Reader, Nirvana Tanoukhi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 536. Goethe and Cognitive Science, Cognition and Goethe 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Goethe Society of North America. Presiding: Charlotte Lee, Univ. of Cambridge, Murray Edwards Coll. 1. he Sunlike Eye: Historicizing Cognition in Goethe and Uexküll, Joseph D. O Neil, Univ. of Kentucky 2. Discovering the Urplanze: Depictions of Empirical Observation in Goethe s Botanical Writings, Yevgenya Strakovsky, Stanford Univ. 3. Cognitive Problems in Faust, Christian Peter Weber, Florida State Univ. 4. Ottilie s Learning Disability and the Uncanny Saintliness of Deicient Social Cognition in Die Wahl ver wandt schafen, Donald R. Wehrs, Auburn Univ., Auburn 537. Weaving, Burning, Growing: Material Readings in Galician Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Galician. Presiding: Kirsty Hooper, Univ. of Warwick 1. Os remendos quen nos restitúen: Notes on the Aesthetics of Mending in the Poetry of Luz Pichel and Berta Dávila, Neil Anderson, Texas Tech Univ. 2. Writing the Land: Ecofeminism in Rosalía de Castro and Emilia Pardo Bazán, Carmen Pereira- Muro, Texas Tech Univ. 3. Manuel Rivas s Os libros arden mal: Biblioclasm, Bibliophilia, and the Perseverance of Books in the Galician National Imaginary, Robert Richmond Ellis, Occidental Coll. Respondent: Eugenia R. Romero, Ohio State Univ., Columbus For abstracts, visit groups/ galician/ Perceptions of the United States in Stalinist Culture 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 407, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Leif Weatherby, New York Univ. 1. Rediscovering America through New Genres in 1920s Russian Literature, Vasily Lvov, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Reading and Restaging America: Ilf and Petrov s One-Story America, Inna Kapilevich, Columbia Univ. 3. Romanticism of the Absurd: Andrei Platonov and Daniil Kharms Take On America, Maya Vinokour, Univ. of Pennsylvania 4. he Image of America in the Context of Soviet Patriotic Education, Lioudmila (Milla) Fedorova, Georgetown Univ Money, Markets, and Cultural Production in Twentieth- and Twenty- First- Century Latin America 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century Latin American. Presiding: Claudia Cabello- Hutt, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro 1. Plotting Money, Rachel Price, Prince ton Univ. 2. Straight Pins, Gauze, and Linotypes: he Cuban Artists Book of the 1990s, Jessica Gordon- Burroughs, Columbia Univ. 3. he Circulation of Objects in the World of Poverty: Literature, Films, and Crisis in Argentina, Graciela Montaldo, Columbia Univ. 4. A Robot History of the Contemporary Small Press, Craig Epplin, Portland State Univ. For abstracts, write to uncg.edu Aggregation, Publication, Pedagogy: Medieval and Renaissance Studies in the Digital Age 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 203, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Daniel Powell, King s Coll. London Speakers: William R. Bowen, Univ. of Toronto; Laura Estill, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Matthew Hiebert, Univ. of Victoria Panelists explore the mobilization of a large- scale digital humanities project to facilitate content- area research in medieval and Renaissance studies. he utility of projects like the Renaissance Knowledge

147 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1059 Network (ReKN) and Iter is shared with MLA attendees, providing a space of exchange and discussion. hrough these projects we interrogate these ields in a digital age. For more resources, visit rekn.commons.mla.org/ ater 1 Dec Poetic Materials 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 402, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: William Waters, Boston Univ. 1. Rilke and the Book, William Waters 2. Tradition and the Mimeo Revolution, Mark Noble, Georgia State Univ. 3. Were You Afraid / Your Book Would Vanish : he Ersatz Homemade Book in the Digital Age, Ann Keniston, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 542. he Lore and Lure of the Academic Job Market 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 401, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Leonard Cassuto, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center Speakers: Lynn Arner, Brock Univ.; Sandra K. Baringer, Univ. of California, Riverside; Tim Cassedy, Southern Methodist Univ.; Carrie Johnston, Bucknell Univ.; Robert Simon, Kennesaw State Univ. Panelists consider how discipline- speciic lore continually lures graduate students and contingent and full- time faculty members into an already overcrowded job market. Instead of providing advice about getting a job, participants evaluate that advice and generate discussion about how it upholds common practices in graduate programs and academic departments. For abstracts, visit drcarriejohnston.com/150-2/ ater 1 Dec Gender in Young Adult Dystopias 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the forums GS Speculative Fiction and TC Women s and Gender Studies. Presiding: Madelyn Detlof, Miami Univ., Oxford; Ian MacDonald, Wittenberg Univ. 1. Black and Fat : Deviant Gendered Bodies in Patrick Ness s More han his, Erin Michelle Kingsley, King Univ. 2. A New History : Alternate Constructions of Gender and Kinship in Queer Dystopian Literature, Angel Matos, Univ. of Notre Dame 3. Mother of Revolution: he Failure of Self- Sacriice in Suzanne Collins s he Hunger Games, Bethany Jacobs, Univ. of Oregon 4. Dystopian Feelings: Disciplining Afect in he Hunger Games and Divergent, Sarah Sillin, Gettysburg Coll Digital Proust 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Jocelyne Kolb, Smith Coll. 1. Toward a Digital Edition of Proust s Correspondence, Caroline Szylowicz, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. L édition numérique de l Agenda 1906: Un parcours génétique à travers l atelier de Proust, Françoise Leriche, Université Stendhal, Grenoble 3 3. Reassembling the Jigsaw Puzzle Manuscript of À l ombre des jeunes illes en leurs, Pyra Wise, ITEM- CNRS 4. Queer Encodings, François Proulx, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 545. Rethinking AIDS in the Age of Archival Publics 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 404, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: David Román, Univ. of Southern California 1. he ACT UP Boston Archive: he Bio- politics of Early Clinical Trials for AIDS Treatment, Octavio Gonzalez, Wellesley Coll. 2. Self Love: Robert Chesley s (Tear) Jerker and the Renegotiation of Pleasure, John Stadler, Duke Univ. 3. Viral Transmissions: HIV Confessionals and the Digital AIDS Archive, Kenneth T. Pinion, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York Respondent: David Román For abstracts, visit groups/gay-studies-in-language-and-literature/ forum/topic/proposed-panel-abstracts-rethinking -aids- in- the- age- of- archival-publics/ Literature, Law, and Public Life 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Melissa J. Ganz, Marquette Univ. 1. Coney- Catchers and Early Modern Legal Experience, Jessica Apolloni, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2. Modern Instances: heaters of Justice, Christine L. Holbo, Arizona State Univ., Tempe 3. he Salad Days of Corporate Personhood; or, American Literary Modernism, Lisa Siraganian, Southern Methodist Univ. 4. he Supreme Court as heater of the Absurd: Holly Hughes s Preaching to the Perverted, Lisa A. Freeman, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

148 1060 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 547. En glish, Its Literatures, and Its Publics in an International Context 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Robert Eaglestone, Univ. of London, Royal Holloway Speakers: Susan Bruce, Keele Univ.; homas Docherty, Univ. of Warwick; Martin Halliwell, Univ. of Leicester; Simon Kovesi, Oxford Brookes Univ.; Elaine Treharne, Stanford Univ. In the United Kingdom, debates over the publics for research and teaching in literary studies are contentious. Debates over the purpose and health of En glish are equally heated. Government policies have increased marketization, competition, and the prevalence of economic utility. Panelists consider how En glish is coping in the tumult of these shiting contexts and what its possible futures might be. For abstracts and supporting materials, visit english-languages.brookes.ac.uk/research/ Conferences/2016/English-literature-and-its -publics-in-an-international-context ater 7 Nov he Public Jane Austen in Austin; or, How to Keep Austen Weird 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Devoney Looser, Arizona State Univ., Tempe 1. Jane Austen and the Ater 9/11 Question, Mary Ann O Farrell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 2. Will and Jane, at Four Hundred and Two Hundred, Janine G. Barchas, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Kristina Straub, Carnegie Mellon Univ. 3. Some Like It Hot: Love and Sex with Jane Austen, Nora Nachumi, Stern Coll. for Women 549. he Walking Dead: Unquiet Spirits in Early America 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Early American. Presiding: Kathleen Donegan, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. Colonial American Necropolitics, Molly Farrell, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. We Saw Two Sculls Fixed on Poles : Haunted Trails and Spectral Weapons in Conrad Weiser s Journey to Onondaga, David Kennedy Jones, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 3. California Native Literatures and the End of the World: Deborah Miranda s Bad Indians, he Walking Dead, and Postapocalyptic Futures, Cutcha Risling Baldy, Univ. of California, Davis 550. he Dictator Novel International: Contemporary Works from Latin America and Africa 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC African to Presiding: Neil ten Kortenaar, Univ. of Toronto 1. he Deep State in Nigerians in Space, Katherine Hallemeier, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater 2. Necropsy and Necropolitics: he Aesthetics of Bureaucracy in Pablo Larraín s Post Mortem, Amanda Suhey, Duke Univ. 3. Agamben, Biopolitics, and the Dictator Novel in Latin America and Equatorial Guinea: Sovereign Power and Bare Life in Mario Vargas Llosa s he Feast of the Goat and Donato Ndongo s he Powers of the Tempest, Javier Valiente- Nunez, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 4. Rethinking Political Subjectivity, Resistance, and Postdictatorship in Lúcia Murat s Quase dois irmãos, Andrew C. Rajca, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 551. Comparative Modernisms/ Americanisms 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Joshua Leon Miller, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Speakers: Jef Allred, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York; Denise Cruz, Univ. of Toronto; Emily Lordi, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; Gayle Rogers, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Harilaos Stecopoulos, Univ. of Iowa Despite overlaps in modernist and United States studies of transnational and transmedia narratives, conversations oten have proceeded separately or not considered critiques of expansion, comparativism, and globalism. Contributors present methodological approaches to interfaces of United States and modernist studies and provocations for future scholarship Food, Wine, and Mother Earth in Italian Studies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Italian. Presiding: Ryan Calabretta- Sajder, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville 1. A Scientiic Art and an Artful Science: he Development of an Italian Gastrosophy, Daniele De Feo, Prince ton Univ. 2. Mushroom Fronds and Sesame Flowers: he Tavern Poetry of Burchiello, Fabian R. Alie, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 3. Identity and Generational Diference among Italians in America: Food as Delineator in Dinner

149 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1061 Rush, Anthony Julian Tamburri, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. Food as a Representation of Class Structure: La grande boufe, Big Night, and Mine Vaganti, Ryan Calabretta-Sajder For abstracts and contact information, visit aati-online.org/mla Lexical and Syntactic Experimentation in Postmodernist Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Linguistics and Literature. Presiding: Billy Clark, Middlesex Univ. 1. Lexical Experimentation, Word Systems, and Code- Switching in Nabokov s Pnin, Marina Gorlach, Metropolitan State Univ. 2. You Private Person : Pronominal Self- Portraiture in John Ashbery s he New Spirit, Nicholas Myklebust, Regis Univ. 3. Making Language Stutter: A Deleuzian Reading of Christine Brooke- Rose s Style, Linda Pillière, Aix Marseille Université For abstracts, visit babel.it.unr.edu/ 2016MLA.html Traces de mémoires: Des passés non dépassés 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Conseil International d Études Francophones. Presiding: Carla Albert Calarge, Florida Atlantic Univ. 1. Les spectres de l esclavage, Véronique C. Maisier, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale 2. Mémoire rhizomatique et résistance: Le silence des Chagos de Shenaz Patel, Emmanuel Jean- Francois, Penn State Univ., University Park 3. Les paradoxes de la trace: La question de l hy per mné sie autour du 17 octobre 1961 dans la bande dessinée, Alexandra Gueydan- Turek, Swarthmore Coll. 4. Écrire l histoire du présent: La comédie et la mémoire dans Quai d Orsay de Bernard Tavernier, Rosemarie Scullion, Univ. of Iowa 556. Autobiography as Education: Adams and Beyond 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the forums LLC Late- 19thand Early- 20th- Century American and GS Life Writing. Presiding: John Matteson, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York; Edlie L. Wong, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 1. Educators as Autobiographers, Jessica Wells Cantiello, Univ. of Southern California 2. Autobiography, Education: Henry Adams and the Deinition of a Genre, William M. Decker, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater 3. he Education of Henry Adams and Self- Discovery through Data Collection, Elizabeth Rodrigues, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Respondent: Joanne Jacobson, Yeshiva Univ Celtic Studies and Its Publics: Teaching, Outreach, Prospects 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forum CLCS Celtic. Presiding: Lindy Brady, Univ. of Mississippi 1. Creating Canons and Courses, Philip homas O Leary, Boston Coll. 2. Sexiness and Strangeness, Matthieu Boyd, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., Florham- Madison 558. he Study of Translingual Cultural Practices Today 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Literatures of the United States in Languages Other han English. Presiding: Ricardo Vivancos Pérez, George Mason Univ. 1. Californio Literature: Manuscripts and the Reconstruction of an Archive, Covadonga Lamar Prieto, Univ. of California, Riverside 2. Literary Translingual Crossings in the Work of Southwest Native Writers, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez, Bradley Univ. 3. No Single, Adequate Translation : Working against the Monolingual Paradigm in the Poetry of Sandra Cisneros, Kathy Parks Hong, and Barbara Jane Reyes, Gretchen Busl, Texas Woman s Univ. Respondent: Sylvia Veronica Morin, Univ. of Tennessee, Martin 559. Language Research: Impact on Teaching and Learning 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Presiding: Martha Abbott, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 1. Setting Language Proiciency Targets, Elvira Swender, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2. Teacher Self- Eicacy: What the Research Shows, Peter Swanson, Georgia State Univ. 3. High- Leverage Teaching Practices, Martha Abbott For abstracts, visit

150 1062 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 560. Spaces of Everyday Life 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TM Literary Criticism. Presiding: Kristin Ross, New York Univ. 1. Lefebvre, Gender, and the Poetics of the Maternal Everyday, Andrew Davis Epstein, Florida State Univ. 2. Nineteenth- Century French Prostitution: Remapping the Novel, Jessica Tanner, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 3. Decontainerized: Mapping, Maritime Space, and Allan Sekula s Open Forms, John Beck, Univ. of Westminster 561. I Wonder as I Wander : New Approaches to Langston Hughes 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society. Presiding: Tara T. Green, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro 1. Hughes and the Paris Transfer, , Tracy Denean Sharpley- Whiting, Vanderbilt Univ. 2. Origins of the Dream: Langston Hughes s Poetry and Martin Luther King s Speeches, W. Jason Miller, North Carolina State Univ. 3. Most Holy Bastard of the Bleeding Mouth : Christian Narrative and Racialized Violence in Langston Hughes s Christ in Alabama, Rachel Hefner- Burns, Lehigh Univ. For abstracts, visit Nabokov s Journeys 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the International Vladimir Nabokov Society. Presiding: Zoran Kuzmanovich, Davidson Coll. 1. Getting Unlost: A Psychogeography of Anabases in Ulysses and Pale Fire, Malynne Sternstein, Univ. of Chicago 2. Nabokov s World heory, Jonathan Rowan, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. Vladimir Nabokov s Pnin: Framing the World of Academic Literary Production, Sarah Sussman, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, visit sites.davidson.edu/ivns/ related- events/ Who s Afraid of Totality? he Trouble with the Trouble with Diversity 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the Marxist Literary Group. Presiding: Jen Phillis, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago Speakers: Brent Bellamy, Memorial Univ.; Heather Brown, Kent State Univ., Kent; Sarika Chandra, Wayne State Univ.; Madhu Dubey, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Kevin Floyd, Kent State Univ., Kent; Kate Lawless, Huron Univ. Coll.; Oded Nir, Ohio State Univ., Columbus Panelists think beyond the persistent opposition between class- based and identity- based analyses to explore the ways in which contemporary capitalism not only abides but proits from racist, misogynistic, heteronormative, and ableist systems. Instead of subordinating one discourse to another, this roundtable addresses them together World Forms: How Literature Moves 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 12A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century En glish and Anglophone. Presiding: Peter J. Kalliney, Univ. of Kentucky Speakers: Eric Bulson, Claremont Graduate Univ.; Marjorie Gabrielle Perlof, Stanford Univ.; Mark A. Wollaeger, Vanderbilt Univ.; Alex Woloch, Stanford Univ. How do literary forms move or refuse to move around the world? Considerations of genre have been robust in recent debates about literature on a world scale. Lyric poetry, manifestos, the bildungsroman, the essay, and the documentary have been described as global literary forms, but scholars have rarely engaged in dialogue with one another about the special problems presented by particular literary forms Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies. Presiding: Catherine Belling, Northwestern Univ. Speakers: Sally Chivers, Trent Univ.; Lisa Diedrich, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York; Rosemarie Garland- homson, Emory Univ.; Ann Jurecic, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Erin Lamb, Hiram Coll.; Kari Putterman, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.; Matthew A. Taylor, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Setting out a preliminary lexicon for the Medical Humanities and Health Studies (MHHS) forum, presenters give concise critical- historical accounts of terms fundamental to the ield life, mortality, disease, health, disability, care, empathy, and compassion before open discussion exploring the methods, concerns, and (inter)disciplinary potential of MHHS in the MLA context.

151 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January On the Relation between Research and Teaching 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum HEP Teaching as a Profession 1. Research and Scholarship at the Community College: he New Reality of PhD Faculty Members, G. Matthew Adkins, Columbus State Community Coll., OH 2. he Changing Relation between Teaching and Research across the Stages of Our Careers, Jeffrey D. Wallen, Hampshire Coll. 3. Research and/as Teaching: Queer heory and Queer Pedagogy, William J. Spurlin, Brunel Univ. London 567. Comedic Desires in the Comedia 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- and 17th- Century Spanish and Iberian Drama. Presiding: Maria M. Carrion, Emory Univ.; José R. Cartagena- Calderón, Pomona Coll. 1. Desiring Space in Fuente Ovejuna, Gloria Maité Hernandez, Harvard Univ. 2. Building a Character for the Early Modern Spanish Stage, Elizabeth Cruz Petersen, Florida Atlantic Univ. 3. Demigods in Dresses: he Inversion Motif as Social Critique in Calderón de la Barca s El monstruo de los jardines, Jennifer Darrell, King s Coll. For abstracts, write to emory.edu Archival Legibility and Invisibility 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Race and Ethnicity Studies. Presiding: Penelope M. Kelsey, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 1. he Chicana por mi Raza Digital Memory Project, Maria Cotera, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Dissident Discourses and Censorship in La vida de Juana de Jesús, Catalina Andrango- Walker, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. 3. Witnessing Wounded Knee with Bright Eyes : Susette La Flesche and the Invisible Archive of Indigenous Women, Michael Taylor, Univ. of British Columbia 4. Typography of the Oppressed: Slavery and the Material Culture of Print, Jonathan Senchyne, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 569. Keywords for the Global South 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global South. Presiding: Anne Garland Mahler, Univ. of Arizona Speakers: Nienke Boer, New York Univ.; Kahlil Chaar- Pérez, New York Univ.; Amanda R. Waugh Lagji, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; Lanie Millar, Univ. of Oregon Participants explore new frameworks for thinking about the nexus between transnational analysis and linguistic, historical, ethnic, and regional analysis. Taking a cue from Raymond Williams, presenters propose keywords for working in the Global South Writing in Diicult Circumstances 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 14, ACC Program arranged by the Conference on College Composition and Communication 1. University Writing Centers and Prison Schools: A New Type of Community Outreach, Amy Lipke, Univ. of Houston, Downtown 2. Internal Rhetoric: Writing Out by Writing What s In, Craig A. Meyer, Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville 3. Women s Higher Education during the Early Progressive Era of Texas: he Life of Gertrude Osterhout, Toby Coley, Univ. of Mary- Hardin Baylor For abstracts, visit Groups/CCCC/2016CCCCMLASession.pdf. Saturday, 9 January 12:30 p.m MLA Delegate Assembly 12:30 p.m., JW Grand 5-6, JW Marriott Presiding: Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Univ. his meeting is open only to MLA members. For agenda information, visit dameeting_ agenda ater 15 Dec. Saturday, 9 January 1:45 p.m Grammatology in the Global: Past/ Future (Spivak Reopens the Book) 1:45 3:30 p.m., Lone Star D, JW Marriott A plenary. Presiding: Mara de Gennaro, Columbia Univ.; Surya Parekh, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York 1. Deconstruction and Its Discontents: Translating De la grammatologie for a Global Feminist Public, Jenny Sharpe, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

152 1064 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 2. I Give My Dreams as Dreams : Grammatology as Efect, Forest Pyle, Univ. of Oregon 3. Reading, Writing, Rhetoric, and the Specter of the Vanishing Public: Derrida s Rousseau, Ian Grant Balfour, York Univ., Keele 4. he Epoch of Of Grammatology, Ben Conisbee Baer, Prince ton Univ. Respondent: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia Univ. his plenary relects on the historical, philosophical, political, and literary trajectories and diverse publics of Of Grammatology on the fortieth anniversary of its En glish translation by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Panelists discuss the book s timeliness for interdisciplinary humanities in a globalized world Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and Representations 1:45 3:00 p.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by Women in German. Presiding: Sonja Klocke, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 1. Illness as Text: Aesthetical Denial of Diagnosis, Ulrike Steierwald, Leuphana Univ. of Lüneburg 2. Performing Hysteria: Histrionic Medicine and the Spectacle of Pain, Martina Kolb, Susquehanna Univ. 3. Transgressing the Borders of the Body: he Healthy Self and the Sick Other in Irene Brežná s Schuppenhaut: Ein Liebesroman and Julya Rabinowich s Herznovelle, Katja Herges, Univ. of California, Davis 4. Reclaiming the Body through Narrative: Women s Experiences in Auschwitz as Relected in the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial ( ) and the Filmic Reworking of the Trial in Zeugin aus der Hölle (1965), Kerstin Steitz, Old Dominion Univ. Respondent: Erika Berroth, Southwestern Univ he Verse Novel for Young Readers 1:45 3:00 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum GS Children s and Young Adult Literature. Presiding: Michelle Ann Abate, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 1. Drawing In and Pushing Back: he Verse Novel and the Problem of Distance, Mike Cadden, Missouri Western State Univ. 2. Why Aesthetics Matter: Discovering Poetry in the Verse Memoirs of Marilyn Nelson and Jacqueline Woodson, Richard McDonnell Flynn, Georgia Southern Univ. 3. What Can Verse Novels Tell Us about the Aesthetics of Poetry for Young Readers? Karen Coats, Illinois State Univ Literature and the Species Concept 1:45 3:00 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Science and Literature. Presiding: Ursula K. Heise, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 1. Species, Seriality, and Genre in the Victorian Novel, Jessica Kuskey, Oberlin Coll. 2. Out on a Limb: Speciation and Biosemiotics in Hardy and Woolf, Sarah Winter, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 3. Last People and Lost Worlds, Joshua Schuster, Univ. of Western Ontario For abstracts, write to humnet.ucla.edu Returning to the Archives 1:45 3:00 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by GEMELA: Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre- 1800). Presiding: Emily C. Francomano, Georgetown Univ. 1. Uncovering Women s Colonial Archives, Monica Diaz, Univ. of Kentucky 2. Researching in the Archives of the Discalced Carmelite Convent in Antwerp, Barbara Louise Mujica, Georgetown Univ. 3. María Lorenza de los Ríos y Loyo, Marquesa de Fuerte- Híjar, in the Archives: Literature, Life, and Feminism, Catherine Marie Jafe, Texas State Univ. 4. Constructing Cultural Memory in the Colonial Brazilian Imaginary: he Psalmody of Rosa María Egipçíaca, Rachel Spaulding, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 577. Linguistic Ideology, Language Policy, and Prestige 1:45 3:00 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL General Linguistics. Presiding: Terrence Potter, Georgetown Univ. 1. he Ideologies behind the Bible Translation into Fulfulde (Adamawa), Jean Pierre Boutche, Univ. of Bayreuth 2. Language Ideological Tension and Multiplicity in Dual- Language Bilingual Education, Kathryn Henderson, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio 3. he Reputation(s) of Taglish, Joyce Milambiling, Univ. of Northern Iowa 4. Bilingualism as a Problem: Language Policy and Ideologies during Franco s Dictatorship, Laura Villa, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/ ater 7 Dec.

153 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Secret Archives: Privacy, Control, and Access 1:45 3:00 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing. Presiding: Lise Jaillant, Univ. of East Anglia 1. Hidden in Plain Sight: Oscar Wilde s Manuscripts and the Archive Catalog, Rebecca N. Mitchell, Univ. of Birmingham 2. James Joyce s Archival Legacy, William S. Brockman, Penn State Univ., University Park 3. Secret Archives, Hidden Histories: Magnus Hirschfeld and the Queer Past, Heike Bauer, Univ. of London, Birkbeck Coll. Respondent: Eleanor F. Shevlin, West Chester Univ. For abstracts, visit ater 1 Dec Digital Publics 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Restoration and Early-18th-Century English. Presiding: Laura L. Runge, Univ. of South Florida 1. Digital Publics and Proprietary Publication, Robert Markley, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. Populating he Map of Early Modern London: Begun by One, Continued by Many, Janelle A. Jenstad, Univ. of Victoria 3. Literary Sociality: Networks of Enlightenment on Stage and in Print, Mark Algee- Hewitt, Stanford Univ. For abstracts and biographies, visit idhmc.tamu.edu/ chat/ mla2016.htm he State of Technical Communication: he Field, the Classroom, the Profession 1:45 3:00 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. Presiding: William Klein, Univ. of Missouri, St. Louis 1. Teaching Leadership Communication: Expanding the Role of Technical Communication, homas Barker, Univ. of Alberta 2. he State of Female Practitioners in Technical and Professional Communication, Emily Petersen, Utah State Univ. 3. Technical Communication and the Digital Humanities, Brian Douglas Ballentine, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown Respondent: Aimee Roundtree, Texas State Univ. For abstracts, write to umsl.edu Truthiness and Method: Humor and the Political 1:45 3:00 p.m., 302, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Popular Culture. Presiding: Jefrey T. Nealon, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. On the piety of Denken and the Lethe of Humor, Gregg Lambert, Syracuse Univ. 2. he Truthiness Will Set You Free: Satire and Political Engagement, Sophia A. McClennen, Penn State Univ., University Park 3. he Comic Attitude and the Political, Cary Wolfe, Rice Univ Reading Dostoevsky, Dostoevsky Reading 1:45 3:00 p.m., 202, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Dostoevsky Society. Presiding: Katherine Bowers, Univ. of British Columbia 1. Rereading Nietzsche Reading Dostoevsky: Guilt Is Good, Brian Armstrong, Georgia Regents Univ. 2. Reconstructing Dostoevsky s Reading of Pushkin: Cold Winds Still Blow as Key to Rebellion in he Brothers Karamazov, Alexander Burry, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 3. Guilt and Punishment: Reading Dostoevsky through Kaka, Susan McReynolds, Northwestern Univ he Textual Production of the Black Arts Movement 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the Society for Textual Scholarship. Presiding: John Young, Marshall Univ. 1. he Aesthetics of the Edge: Black Arts Movement Tensions of the Bound and the Unbound, Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell Univ. 2. heir Talk Is What You Read, See, Hear : Visual Text and Paratext in Black Art Movement Journals, James Edward Smethurst, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 3. Blogging about Bibliographic Codes and Black World Magazine, Howard Rambsy, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville For abstracts, write to cornell.edu Honoring Gerald Vizenor: Post- Indian Poses 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures. Presiding: Alan Velie, Univ. of Oklahoma Speakers: David Jefrey Carlson, California State Univ., San Bernardino; Diane Glancy, Macalester Coll.; Margaret A. Noodin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee For several decades, Vizenor has been a major author of iction, poetry, and criticism in Native

154 1066 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA literature. He has published more than thirty highly praised books. Panelists relect on Vizenor s many achievements and ongoing contributions Transcendence, Ambiguity, and Perspectives in the Works of Simone de Beauvoir 1:45 3:00 p.m., 310, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Simone de Beauvoir Society. Presiding: Yolanda Astarita Patterson, California State Univ., East Bay 1. American Transcendentalists and French Existentialists, Mary Marley Latham, Middle Tennessee State Univ. 2. Strange Ambiguity: Disorientation in he Second Sex, Mairead Sullivan, Emory Univ. 3. Simone de Beauvoir s Perspective on Family Relationships, Yolanda Astarita Patterson 586. Upgrading Graduate Student Teaching Positions 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession. Presiding: Alexandra Valint, Univ. of Southern Mississippi Speakers: Katie B. Angus, Univ. of Southern Mississippi; Anna Castillo, Stanford Univ.; Sophie Christman- Lavin, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York; Melissa Dennihy, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Maureen Fitzsimmons, Univ. of California, Irvine; Sarah Kremen- Hicks, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Jens Lloyd, Univ. of California, Irvine Although graduate students are oten interested in teaching courses at a range of levels during their graduate training, those opportunities are not always available to them. Panelists consider how graduate students can make the most of the teaching opportunities they frequently receive. How can these common (oten devalued) teaching opportunities be valuable pedagogical positions? 587. Evaluating Contingent Faculty Members: Processes, Purposes, Consequences 1:45 3:00 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession. Presiding: Cynthia A. Current, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1. Notes from the Dark Side: An Adjunct Activist Administrator, Monica F. Jacobe, Coll. of New Jersey 2. Valuing and Evaluating Contingent Faculty Members, Christine M. Probes, Univ. of South Florida 3. One Size Does Not Fit All: he Need for Flexible Evaluations for Multimodal Classes, Jennifer Black, Boise State Univ A Creative Conversation with Bill Bradley 1:45 3:00 p.m., JW Grand 8, JW Marriott Presiding: Peter L. Rudnytsky, Univ. of Florida Speakers: Bill Bradley, former United States Senator; Kathleen Woodward, Univ. of Washington, Seattle In conversation with Kathleen Woodward, director of the Simpson Center for the Humanities, Senator Bradley discusses the state of our democracy and the need for a more engaged citizenry Modern Greek Literature in Times of Crisis 1:45 3:00 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Modern Greek Studies Association. Presiding: Karen Emmerich, Prince ton Univ. 1. Publish and Perish: he Crises of Greek Literature in Istanbul ater 1922, Ali Bolcakan, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. he Rubble hat Surrounds Us: Greek Crisis Literature in Transnational Contexts, Etienne Charriere, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 3. Jewish Greek Life Writing from the First Balkan War to World War Two, Adam Goldwyn, North Dakota State Univ. Respondent: Karen Emmerich 590. Heidegger and Lacan 1:45 3:00 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Literature. Presiding: Frances L. Restuccia, Boston Coll. 1. he Unconscious Is Structured like a Translation: Lacan with Heidegger, Jean- Michel Rabaté, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. he Call of Conscience: Kant, Heidegger, Lacan, Charles Shepherdson, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 3. Perversions of the Linguistic Turn, Tracy Mc- Nulty, Cornell Univ Pedagogical Shakespeare: Text, Performance, and Digitalization 1:45 3:00 p.m., 14, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Shakespeare. Presiding: Bradin Cormack, Prince ton Univ. Speakers: Ann C. Christensen, Univ. of Houston, University Park; Suzanne Gossett, Loyola Univ., Chicago; Jean Elizabeth Howard, Columbia Univ.; Russ McDonald, Goldsmiths, Univ. of London; Lena Cowen Orlin, Georgetown Univ.; Holger

155 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1067 Schott Syme, Univ. of Toronto; Elliott Visconsi, Univ. of Notre Dame Panelists address the presidential theme through two recent projects, the new Bedford Shakespeare and the reimagined Norton Shakespeare, place these in relation to textual reception, the role of performance in the classroom, and the opportunities of digitalization. Our goal is an open conversation about members experience with the shiting contexts that shape Shakespeare s publics Open Access: A Life Rat or a Speedboat for the Monograph? 1:45 3:00 p.m., 409, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Scholarly Communication. Presiding: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, MLA 1. Beyond the Hype: Community Approaches to Sustainable Open Access, Alison Mudditt, Univ. of California Press 2. he Open- Access Faculty, David Copley Schaberg, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. New Modes of Publication and Identity Change in the Disciplines, Katherine A. Rowe, Smith Coll. For abstracts, visit scholcomm.commons.mla.org/ ater 1 Dec Writing (on) the Border: A Creative Conversation with Oscar Casares and Rolando Hinojosa 1:45 3:00 p.m., 16A, ACC Presiding: Elizabeth Richmond- Garza, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Oscar H. Casares, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Rolando Hinojosa, Univ. of Texas, Austin Natives of south Texas, Casares and Hinojosa discuss writing, iction, and identity. Casares s collection Brownsville was honored by the ALA as a notable book in Hinojosa is the author of the iteenvolume Klail City Death Trip series. A self- translator, he writes in Spanish and En glish. He is the irst Chicano recipient of the Premio Casa de las Américas, and he received the NBCC s Sandorf Award in Becoming Human: Medieval 1:45 3:00 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC Middle En glish and LLC Chaucer. Presiding: Ruth Evans, Saint Louis Univ. Speakers: Jefrey Jerome Cohen, George Washington Univ.; Holly Crocker, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia; Rebecca Davis, Univ. of California, Irvine; Allan Mitchell, Univ. of Victoria; Myra Seaman, Coll. of Charleston Medieval studies has long been invested in exploring the complex dynamics at stake in the themes of human/ animal and human/ machine and in the modes of becoming human. Panelists discuss the place and status of the human and medieval humanism in the context of the recent posthuman turn in literary studies Nervous Systems: Maps, Meters, Diagrams, Frost 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC En glish Romantic. Presiding: Marjorie Levinson, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Parsing the Frost: Growth of a Poet s Sentence in Frost at Midnight, Marjorie Levinson 2. Cartometrics and the Modeling of the Nation, Julia S. Carlson, Univ. of Cincinnati 3. What Meter Do Donkeys Bray In? he Politicization of Prosody in the Romantic Era, Tim Fulford, De Montfort Univ., Leicester 596. Grad Experiences: Past, Present, Future 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus. Presiding: Alexandrine Mailhe, Univ. of California, Davis Speakers: Silvia Aguinaga Echeverría, Univ. of California, Davis; Melissa A. Dalgleish, York Univ., Keele; Fabrizio Fornara, Florida State Univ.; Courtney Massie, Univ. of Texas, Austin he presenters discuss practical ways to boost one s opportunities on the job market and why we should value our professional experiences. hey argue that these can help us obtain interesting jobs in language technology and languageeducation technology. Our goal is to promote intellectual curiosity and post- degree lexibility, which are themes that speak to the GSC s mission Conversation 1:45 3:00 p.m., 401, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC 17th- Century French and LLC 18th- Century French. Presiding: Faith E. Beasley, Dartmouth Coll. Speakers: Jay L. Caplan, Amherst Coll.; Elizabeth Clark Goldsmith, Boston Univ.; David R. Harrison, Grinnell Coll.; Elena Russo, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD; Scott M. Sanders, Dartmouth Coll.; Ellen Welch, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

156 1068 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA In seventeenth- and eighteenth- century France, salon culture was the foyer in which conversation lourished. his panel discussion is designed to interrogate the role of conversation on artistic production and examine its inluence on the history of ideas during this pivotal period he Scale of Literature: Knausgård and Contemporary Autoiction 1:45 3:00 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Nordic. Presiding: Dean Krouk, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 1. he Monumental Knausgård: Big Data, Quantiied Self, and Proust for the Facebook Generation, Inge van de Ven, Utrecht Univ. 2. A Dog s Struggle: Martin Källerman s Rocky as Autobiography, Øystein Sjåstad, Buskerud and Vestfold Univ. 3. he Distance of here, Peter T. Schwenger, Univ. of Western Ontario 599. Representation of the Family in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian. Presiding: Laura Giannetti, Univ. of Miami 1. La Famiglia and l Amore in Jacopo Caviceo s Il Peregrino, Suzanne Marie Magnanini, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 2. Women s Inheritance Rights in Early Modern Italy, Elena Brizio, Medici Archive Project, Florence 3. Families and War in Sixteenth- Century Comedy, Laurie Shepard, Boston Coll. For abstracts, write to miami.edu Radio hinks Itself 1:45 3:00 p.m., 301, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Ian Whittington, Univ. of Mississippi 1. Walter Benjamin s Radio Puppet, Sarah J. Townsend, Penn State Univ., University Park 2. Bodies at Stake: Radio Ventriloquism in James Hanley s Gobbet, Ian Whittington 3. Ventriloquizing Radio Drama: V. S. Pritchett s Mash- Up History, Daniel Morse, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 601. Turning the Lens: New Middle Eastern Queer and Feminist Filmmakers and Artists 1:45 3:00 p.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Patricia White, Swarthmore Coll. 1. Silencing the Unruly: Counternarratives of Muslim Women Films and Filmmakers, Wazhmah Osman, Temple Univ., Philadelphia 2. Queering Nationhood: Desiree Akhavan s Appropriate Behavior and the Search for Accented Sexuality, Neta Alexander, New York Univ. 3. In the Pit of Her Stomach : Tasting Home in Irit Reinheimer s I Told Her his Was Home, Jaclyn Pryor, Haverford Coll. 4. Mizrahi Transgender and Cisgender Women Musical Performers between Turkey and Israel, Shirly Bahar, New York Univ. For papers, write to gmail.com ater 15 Dec Description s Futures 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8C, ACC A special session 1. Description and Uneven Development, Susan Z. Andrade, Univ. of Pittsburgh 2. Description and New Naturalism in Contemporary Literature, Heather Houser, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Description s Consolations, David James, Univ. of London, Queen Mary Coll Ecogothic in Nineteenth- Century American Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 4A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Tom Hillard, Boise State Univ. 1. he Earth Was Groaning and Shaking : Material Landscapes of Slavery in he History of Mary Prince, Amanda Stuckey, Coll. of William and Mary 2. Annihilated Antechronical Leviathans : Ecogothic Representations of Extinction in Herman Melville s Moby-Dick, Jennifer H. Schell, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks 3. Ecophobia and Oliver Wendell Holmes s Elsie Venner, Dawn Keetley, Lehigh Univ. 4. Vegetal Haunting in American Gothic Fiction, Matthew W. Sivils, Iowa State Univ. For abstracts, visit node/30 ater 1 Dec American Sign Language and Deaf Cultural Studies as Academic Disciplines 1:45 3:00 p.m., 208, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Deirdre Schlehofer, Rochester Inst. of Tech. 1. Secondary Students Motivation for American Sign Language as a Foreign Language, Russell Rosen, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York

157 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Survey Results and the Motivation of University Students Studying American Sign Language, Norma Tourangeau, Univ. of Rochester 3. Inside a Closer Look: Critical Social Inquiry and the Deaf Cultural Studies Program, James Searls, Rochester Inst. of Tech. For abstracts, write to rochester.edu Imagined Performance Contexts in Medieval Persian Literature 1:45 3:00 p.m., 404, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Austin O Malley, Univ. of Chicago 1. In My Own Words: Songs and Letters in the Early Persian Romance, Cameron Cross, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Embodying the Beloved in Textual- Performance Contexts: A Queer Reading of Medieval Biographical and Hagiographical Accounts of Poetic Performance, Matthew homas Miller, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 3. Preaching through Text: Aṭṭâr and the Homiletics of Transformation, Austin O Malley 4. Textually Divided: Performance Context and the Model Reader in he Sufering Lover, Amin Azad Sadr, Salt Lake City, UT For abstracts, visit Writing the Blind Ruck of Event : Civil War Literary Historiography at 150 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Coleman Hutchison, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Kathleen Diley, Univ. of Iowa; Christopher A. Hager, Trinity Coll., CT; Cody Marrs, Univ. of Georgia; Jane E. Schultz, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ., Indianapolis; Julia Ann Stern, Northwestern Univ.; Timothy Sweet, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown Each scholar of the literature of the American Civil War presents a single text, image, or object from the years 1861 to 1866 as a way of framing the challenges of writing a literary history of the conlict and its many legacies. his focus encourages audience participation and discussion Making Our Way in the World Today: Early- Career Scholars, Community, Publicity 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sharon B. Oster, Univ. of Redlands Speakers: Michelle Chihara, Whittier Coll.; Aaron DeRosa, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona; D. Berton Emerson, Pomona Coll.; Sarah Mesle, Univ. of Southern California; Lindsay Reckson, Haverford Coll.; Stella Setka, Loyola Marymount Univ.; Stefanie E. Sobelle, Gettysburg Coll. Early- career scholars face a range of challenges in the changing profession, two of which are public work and communal practices. A diverse group of pretenured scholars discuss histories of and strategies for work that is both communal and public. For papers, visit ater 20 Dec New Religious Movements and the Victorian Literary Imagination 1:45 3:00 p.m., 10A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Anne Stiles, Saint Louis Univ. 1. A Brief History of the Inner Child, Anne Stiles 2. Bardolatry as a New Religious Movement, Charles P. LaPorte, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. Buddhist Nirvana and Victorian Utopias, Deanna Kreisel, Univ. of British Columbia 4. Individuality, Exemplarity, Imposture: George Eliot on the Religious Founder, Sebastian Lecourt, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 610. Narrative hreads : Reading Textiles 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Lauren Miskin, Southern Methodist Univ. 1. Why Huntress Why Pattern : Reading Textiles in Susan Howe s he Midnight, Katharine Boswell, Southern Methodist Univ. 2. Working Maps: Silk- Embroidered Globes and Women s Textualities in Nineteenth- Century America, Danielle Skeehan, Oberlin Coll. 3. Commodifying Patriotism: Textiles and the Mexican War, Kathryn R. Ledbetter, Texas State Univ. For abstracts, write to smu.edu Literature and the Landscape of American Suburbs 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Randy Ontiveros, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 1. Suburban Literature and the Appraisal of Race, Adrienne Brown, Univ. of Chicago 2. Suburban Pastoral in Langston Hughes s Horn of Plenty, Peter Monacell, Columbia Coll., MO

158 1070 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 3. Domestic Labor, Domestic Longing: he Suburbs in Latino/a Writing, Randy Ontiveros 4. Twenty-First-Century Forty-Niners Digging for Gold : he Suburban Florida of Eddie Huang s Fresh of the Boat, Melissa Phruksachart, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York For papers, visit umd.box.com/ mla2016 ater 7 Dec At the Convergence of Asian American and Area Studies 1:45 3:00 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC East Asian and LLC Asian American. Presiding: Charlotte Eubanks, Penn State Univ., University Park Speakers: Andrea Sabine Bachner, Cornell Univ.; Tina Yih- Ting Chen, Penn State Univ., University Park; Andrew Way Leong, Northwestern Univ.; C. P. Haun Saussy, Univ. of Chicago; John Whittier Treat, Yale Univ. A discussion with editors and contributors to the new scholarly journal Verge: Studies in Global Asias. Panelists introduce the journal s scope, proile successful submission strategies, and answer questions from potential contributors and interested parties Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the Wallace Stevens Society. Presiding: Natalie E. Gerber, State Univ. of New York, Fredonia Speakers: Steven Gould Axelrod, Univ. of California, Riverside; Jonathan N. Barron, Univ. of Southern Mississippi; Milton Cohen, Univ. of Texas, Dallas; Anthony Domestico, State Univ. of New York, Purchase; Johanna Winant, Emory Univ. A discussion about the relations, or dissimilarities, between Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost. How have relative appraisals of the two poets shited, and why? What is the purpose of the whyquestions posed in both authors poems? How does Eden igure, or not, for each? How does each suggest we look at the world in a nonhuman guise? Saturday, 9 January 3:05 p.m. Build an Audience for Your Work with CORE 3:05 3:25 p.m., Ballroom D G, Exhibit Hall Theater, ACC Commons Open Repository Exchange (CORE) is a new, publicly accessible social repository that helps MLA members ind a greater audience for all their scholarly work. In this session, Nicky Agate demonstrates how CORE enables you to share, discover, retrieve, and archive everything from course materials to data sets, convention papers to code. Presented by MLA Commons, MLA PubCentral, Ballroom Prefunction, level 4, ACC. Saturday, 9 January 3:30 p.m Race in and beyond Conceptual Writing 3:30 4:45 p.m., 208, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Dorothy J. Wang, Williams Coll. 1. Reading Like a Poet : Hugo García Manríquez s A- H Anti- Humboldt and Conceptual Writing s Privileges of Unknowing, Amy Sara Carroll, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Indigeneity, Decolonization, Conceptualism, Jordan Abel, Simon Fraser Univ. 3. Reconceptualism: On Claudia Rankine s Citizen, Michael Leong, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York Respondent: Seth Perlow, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater 615. Photography and the Construction of Gender in Iberia 3:30 4:45 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Anna Casas Aguilar, Univ. of Northern British Columbia Speakers: Silvia Bermúdez, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Anna Casas Aguilar; Kathryn Anne Everly, Syracuse Univ.; Patricia M. Keller, Cornell Univ.; Olga Sendra Ferrer, Wesleyan Univ.; H. Rosi Song, Bryn Mawr Coll.; Sharon Keefe Ugalde, Texas State Univ. Panelists discuss the intersection of photography and gender in the Iberian context. During the past three decades both documentary and ictionalized photography have increasingly focused on gender, its potential for marginalizing segments of the population, its fabrication, and its evolving borders Empire and Mining 3:30 4:45 p.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Rebecca Weaver- Hightower, Univ. of North Dakota 1. he Prospector Event: William McCardell and the Banf Springs, Jennifer Blair, Univ. of Ottawa 2. Mine Crat: Mining, Minerals, and Empire in Nineteenth- Century South African and Australian Literature, Rebecca Weaver- Hightower

159 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Potosi, Seen from Bordeaux: Montaigne on Mining, Phillip Usher, New York Univ. 4. Baldomero Lillo s Coal Stories, Naturalism, and the Underside of Modernity, Pedro Garcia- Caro, Univ. of Oregon For abstracts, write to und.edu ater 1 Nov Bessie Head hirty Years On: Southern African Women Writing Resistance 3:30 4:45 p.m., 402, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Jessica Marie Durgan, Bemidji State Univ. 1. Reading Bessie Head through Foucault: Power, Discipline, and Punishment in he Collector of Treasures, Sri Mukherjee, Harvard Univ. 2. Agency through Cultural Creation: Bessie Head s A Question of Power, Gary Rees, Bemidji State Univ. 3. Time to Revisit: Nadine Gordimer and Times of Transition, Amanda R. Waugh Lagji, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst For abstracts, visit bessiehead2016.wordpress.com his Bridge Called My Back at hirty Five 3:30 4:45 p.m., 14, ACC Program arranged by the forums LLC Chicana and Chicano and TC Race and Ethnicity Studies. Presiding: Laura Halperin, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1. A Soundscape of Coalition: Listening to his Bridge Called My Back, Wanda Alarcon, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Old Books, New Books: Bodies, Bridges, and Materiality in his Bridge Called My Back, Suzanne M. Bost, Loyola Univ., Chicago 3. Catching Fire : hirty- Five Years of Living his Bridge Called My Back, Sandra K. Soto, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 4. I Learned Everything I Know from Tumblr : New Directions and Emergent Genealogies for Radical Women of Color Feminism, Jennifer Alzate González, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 619. Queer Crips across Time 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the forums TC Disability Studies and TC Sexuality Studies. Presiding: Allison Hobgood, Willamette Univ.; Martha Nell Smith, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Speakers: Cam Awkward- Rich, Stanford Univ.; Simone Chess, Wayne State Univ.; Petra Kuppers, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Saralyn Russell, Univ. of Toronto; Jarred Wiehe, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs Respondent: Ellen Samuels, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Presentations on queer, disabled disciplinary crossings in theory and practice. Speakers discuss queer- crip (pre)histories of embodiment, desire, and language, with an emphasis on the pasts, presents, and futures of queer- crip temporality, history, and sociality. For abstracts, write to willamette.edu Medievalist Poetry Reading 3:30 4:45 p.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Jane Chance, Rice Univ. Speakers: Jane Beal, Univ. of California, Davis; Jane Chance; Susan Signe Morrison, Texas State Univ.; Katherine Durham Oldmixon, Huston- Tillotson Univ.; Joseph Ricke, Taylor Univ. Original poetry read by medievalist scholars and established poets, followed by discussion of how references to medieval literature and art engage the personal. In Incarnadine, Mary Syzbist transformed and humanized the Virgin Mary by drawing on troubadour poetry and Cathar heresy. Presenters ind inspiration in dream vision, Arthurian romance, saints lives, Beowulf, and Corpus Christi plays. For abstracts, write to rice.edu Suspicious Salvation in Early Modern England 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Nandra Perry, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 1. Erasing the Self in George Herbert s Poetry, Chelsea McKelvey, Southern Methodist Univ. 2. Hieronymo s Mad Againe : Lacanian Psychosis and Renaissance Subjectivity in he Spanish Tragedy, Tony Lilly, Washington and Lee Univ. 3. Embracing Isolation: Female Prophecy in Post- Reformation En gland, Caitlin Holmes, George Mason Univ. For abstracts, visit chelseamckelvey.wordpress.com ater 7 Dec Flame, Pyre, and Flash: Technologies of Fire in Nineteenth Century En glish Literature and Culture 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Anne Sullivan, Univ. of California, Riverside 1. Fire Gazing: Reading, Writing, and Dreaming in Flames, Anne Sullivan

160 1072 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 2. In Flaming Fire Shall Pass Away : Victorian Imag(in)ing of the Pagan Pyre, Nancy Rose Marshall, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. Flash and Fire: Illumination and Destruction, Kate Flint, Univ. of Southern California 623. he Artist as Interpreter: An Interview with Caetano Veloso 3:30 4:45 p.m., Brazos, JW Marriott A creative conversation. Presiding: Roland Greene, Stanford Univ. Speakers: Marjorie Gabrielle Perlof, Stanford Univ.; Caetano Veloso, Rio de Janeiro A founder of the Tropicalismo movement, the Brazilian singer- songwriter has interpreted his era from the military dictatorship of the 1960s to the present and transposed avant- garde poetry into song. He is interviewed by Marjorie Perlof Romantic Readers, Nineteenth- Century Publics 3:30 4:45 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the forum CLCS Romantic and 19th- Century. Presiding: Jan Mieszkowski, Reed Coll. 1. William Blake s Impersonal Confession, Katherine Ding, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Philological Reading, Frances Ferguson, Univ. of Chicago 3. Reading and Being Read: On Received Speech in Hazlitt and Austen, Tristram Wolf, Northwestern Univ. For abstracts, write to reed.edu ater 1 Dec T. S. Eliot, Media, and Material Culture 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the T. S. Eliot Society. Presiding: Matt Seybold, Elmira Coll. 1. Eliot and the British Museum, Michael Gordon Coyle, Colgate Univ. 2. Eliot in the Department Store, Julia Daniel, Baylor Univ. 3. Eliot, Modernism, and the Panorama, Beci Dobbin, University Coll. London 626. Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Afective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World 3:30 4:45 p.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Romanian Studies Association of America. Presiding: Oana Chivoiu, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 1. Motherhood at the Periphery in Recent Romanian Cinema, Ramona Uritescu- Lombard, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. he Impossible Return in Stere Gulea s Weekend with My Mother, Florina Catalina Florescu, Pace Univ., New York 3. (Un)Documenting Motherhood in he Flower Bridge by homas Ciulei and Code Unknown by Michael Haneke, Oana Chivoiu 4. Care Drain and Substitute Mothering in Waiting for August by Teodora Ana Mihai, Maria- Sabina Draga Alexandru, Univ. of Bucharest 628. Documentary Filmmaking in First- Year Composition 3:30 4:45 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the forum RCWS Writing Pedagogies. Presiding: Bonnie Lenore Kyburz, Lewis Univ. Speakers: Daniel Anderson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Geofrey V. Carter, Saginaw Valley State Univ.; Brian Harmon, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia; Todd W. Taylor, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill First- year composition documentary production teaches rhetorical inquiry as it curates critical narratives regarding real people in real situations. Participants share pedagogies, clips, and documentaries Margaret Fuller: Imperial Time, Expansion, and Borderlands 3:30 4:45 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the Margaret Fuller Society. Presiding: Jefrey Allen Steele, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 1. Summers on the Lakes, Susan Louise Roberson, Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville 2. Unmapping Time: he Illegible Landscapes of Summer on the Lakes, Walden, and Walking, Emily K. Bald, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. Margaret Fuller s Expansions in the Borderlands, Stephanie K. Barron, Henderson State Univ Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time 3:30 4:45 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the Robert Frost Society. Presiding: Virginia Smith, United States Naval Acad. 1. Representative Frost: Robert Frost s Poetry in Congressional Debate, R. Mac Jones, Univ. of South Carolina, Extended Univ.

161 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Like a Fine Pullet at the Chicken Farm: Robert Frost s Poultry Paper Articles, Emily Marsh, National Agricultural Library, USDA For abstracts, visit frostinaustin2016.commons.mla.org/ Repression and the Choreographies of Freedom 3:30 4:45 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum GS Drama and Performance. Presiding: Jody Enders, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. he Church, the Censor, and the Woman Playwright, Karen Sullivan, Bard Coll. 2. heatrocracy in the Pit, Permeability on the Planks: Rétif, Plato, and the Taming of the Stage, Yann Robert, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. Routes of Insurgency: Protest and Placemaking in (Post)Colonial Kenya, Joshua Williams, Univ. of California, Berkeley 4. Monologic Resistance: Indigenous Repossession and Performative Freedom in Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl s Ola Nā Iwi, Nicole Tabor, Moravian Coll What Was, Is, and Shall Be an Academic Library and Who Will Work here? 3:30 4:45 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TM Libraries and Research. Presiding: William hompson, Western Illinois Univ.; Amanda L. Watson, New York Univ. On the changing role of academic libraries, their workforce future, and professionalization of humanities graduate students. As demand for STEM expertise grows, what is the library s purpose in twenty- irst- century language and literature research and teaching? How are libraries addressing their constituencies dynamic, oten digitally infused needs? 633. New Directions in Australasian Literature 3:30 4:45 p.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the American Association of Australian Literary Studies. Presiding: Eva Rueschmann, Hampshire Coll. 1. Polyphonic Narration in Contemporary Aboriginal Writing, Brenda Machosky, Univ. of Hawai i, West O ahu 2. In the Forests of he Night Guest, D Arcy Randall, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. he New Anzacs Just One Costume Change Away, Donna E. Coates, Univ. of Calgary 4. Traveling Multiculturality: Some Recent Asian Australian Women s Writing, Carole Ferrier, Univ. of Queensland 634. Where Are the Humanities in Research Funding? 3:30 4:45 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities. Presiding: Christopher John Newield, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. Funding in the Contemporary Moment: Whither Interdisciplinarity? Roderick A. Ferguson, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 2. Knockin on Heaven s Door: Research Funding and Funding Research for the Humanities, David heo Goldberg, Univ. of California, Irvine 3. he Value of the Humanities and the Funding of Research, Sara Guyer, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 4. Accounting for Humanities, Miranda Joseph, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 635. Poetry and Its Public(s) 3:30 4:45 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the forum GS Poetry and Poetics. Presiding: Alan Golding, Univ. of Louisville Speakers: Stephen Louis Burt, Harvard Univ.; Mike Chasar, Willamette Univ.; Evie Shockley, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Suzanna Tamminen, Wesleyan Univ. Press; Timothy Yu, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Panelists address the public(s) for poetry, past, present, and future, as a cultural category and a human activity. We imagine a discussion in which we think about media, reception, audience, commentary, translation, and adaptation and more as ways of connecting to a public. How is our work as poets, teachers, historians, editors, and critics a public act? 636. French Literature and the Archive 3:30 4:45 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century French. Presiding: Alison S. James, Univ. of Chicago 1. Transcribing the Colonial Archive: Tierno Monénémbo s Alternal Novel, Oana Panaite, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 2. Life? or heater? Reading Life Experiences and Living Reading Experiences, Paula E. Leverage, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette 3. Archiver l infamie: Pathétique documentaire et éthique du souvenir dans Les murs de Fresnes de Henri Calet, Matthieu Glaumaud- Carbonnier, Harvard Univ. 4. Mal d archive, bien du roman: De quelques archi- ictions contemporaines, Emmanuel Bouju, Univ. of Rennes 2 For abstracts, visit twentiethcentury frenchliterature.commons.mla.org/ ater 15 Dec.

162 1074 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA Rising: Reverberations 3:30 4:45 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Irish. Presiding: Laura O Connor, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Children in the 1916 Proclamation (and How hey Got hat Way), Margot Backus, Univ. of Houston, University Park as an Eighteenth- Century Revolution: he Prehistory of the Easter Rising, Sean D. Moore, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham 3. What on the hreshold Stands? : Roger Casement and the Haunting of Genre, Ronan Daniel McDonald, Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney 638. Understanding, Misunderstanding, and the Critique of Language as a Code 3:30 4:45 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Language and Society. Presiding: Ken Hirschkop, Univ. of Waterloo Speakers: A. Suresh Canagarajah, Penn State Univ., University Park; Ken Hirschkop; Maria L. J. Lauret, Univ. of Sussex; Mary Louise Pratt, New York Univ.; Vershawn Ashanti Young, Univ. of Waterloo Structuralist linguistics turned language into a code. he theoretical and practical consequences of this model, however, have led scholars in linguistics, writing studies, and the philosophy of language to question it. Panelists will explore alternative explanations of what goes on when we understand, or fail to understand, the discourse of others and the models of language these explanations imply Watersheds and Futures: Navigating a Twenty-First-Century Danube 3:30 4:45 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC Slavic and East European and GS Travel Writing. Presiding: Marijeta Bozovic, Yale Univ. 1. Trials of Recognition on the Hungarian- Serbian Border: Cold Days (1966) as a History of the Present, Jessie M. Labov, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. Pathos, Perception, and Flow: River as Archive in he Danube Exodus (1998), Jennifer Stob, Texas State Univ. 3. Flotsam, Jetsam, Derelict, and Lagan: Danube Wrecks of Globalization in Angeschwemmt (Washed Ashore, 1994), Katherine Arens, Univ. of Texas, Austin Respondent: Matthew D. Miller, Colgate Univ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Narratologist 3:30 4:45 p.m., 403, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Society for the Study of Narrative and the Goethe Society of North America. Presiding: Birgit Tautz, Bowdoin Coll. 1. Goethe, the Novel, and the Secret Quest for Meaning, Karin Anneliese Wurst, Michigan State Univ. 2. Narrative Solipsism in Goethe s Werther, Christopher Chiasson, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. A School of Fiction or the Limits of Narrative: Goethe s Unterhaltungen deutscher Ausgewanderten, Sebastian Meixner, Univ. of Tübingen 641. Reexamining New World Encounters: Where Do We Go from Here? 3:30 4:45 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern and the Forum LLC Early American. Presiding: Matt Cohen, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Emily M. Garcia, Northeastern Illinois Univ.; Jefrey Glover, Loyola Univ., Chicago; Annette Kolodny, Univ. of Arizona; Andrew Newman, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York; Luis Fernando Restrepo, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville Respondent: Ralph Bauer, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Almost twenty- ive years ater the publication of Stephen Greenblatt s seminal collection New World Encounters, panelists take stock of recent developments and suggest future directions, new theoretical perspectives, untapped archives, and cross- disciplinary methodologies in the study of intercultural encounters in the early Americas up to Pedagogical Publics: Teaching George Sand 3:30 4:45 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the George Sand Association. Presiding: Pauline de holozany, Clemson Univ. Speakers: Rachel Corkle, Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Shira Malkin, Rhodes Coll.; Catherine Masson, Wellesley Coll.; Kathy Richman, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham; Juliette M. Rogers, Macalester Coll.; Karen Turman, Missouri Southern State Univ. Methodological, theoretical, and thematic approaches to teaching Sand: questions of genre and gender, adaptation of novels for the stage, littérature engagée, ecocritical and anthropological readings, and the relevance of Sand s works for today s students.

163 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1075 For abstracts, visit people.hofstra.edu/david_a_ powell/ gsa/ conferences.htm Igniting Hemispheric Scholarship in the Twentieth and Twenty- First Centuries 3:30 4:45 p.m., 301, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Kimberly O Neill, Quinnipiac Univ. Speakers: Antonio Barrenechea, Univ. of Mary Washington; Chandrima Chakraborty, McMaster Univ.; Harris Feinsod, Northwestern Univ.; Claire Frances Fox, Univ. of Iowa; Amy K. King, Georgia Inst. of Tech.; Stephen Park, Univ. of Texas, Rio Grande Valley; Ana Patricia Rodríguez, Univ. of Maryland, College Park his panel promotes exchange among contemporary hemispheric literary scholars. Panelists present ive- minute ignite talks meant to familiarize both specialists and nonspecialists with our research projects: our questions, archives, methods, and challenges. During discussion, audience members are invited to participate in this efort to build community among hemisphericists Afective Geographies in Modern Arabic Literature 3:30 4:45 p.m., 406, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Anna Cruz, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. For We Know Not Quite What: Leila Ahmed s Nostalgic Geography, Katie Logan, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Writing the Mountain Heroic: Karam Mulh. im Karamœ, Mārūn Abbūd, and the Indigenization of the Historical Novel, Zaki Haidar, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. A Vaster Blue: Afective Cartographies of Detention and Liberation in the Poetry of Faraj Bayraqdar, R. Shareah Taleghani, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. Lamentations of Mythic(al) Granada: Geographical Explorations of Afect in the Poetry of Abd al- Wahhab al- Bayati and Mahmoud Darwish, Anna Cruz 645. Andean Modernismos 3:30 4:45 p.m., 307, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Juan Ramos, Coll. of the Holy Cross 1. Un mastín de lujo? Listening to De sobremesa Today, Edwin Murillo, Penn State Univ., Berks 2. Imagen de mi alma : Modernismo, Melancholia, and Modernity in the Poetics of Medardo Ángel Silva, Juan Ramos 3. Óperas indígenas: Caminos inesperados del modernismo teatral peruano, Carlos Vargas- Salgado, Whitman Coll Water Ways of Colonial Mexico 3:30 4:45 p.m., 407, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Catalina Andrango- Walker, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. 1. Dibuxó una rueda de arcaduces: Watery Fortunes in the Conquest of Mexico, Heather Allen, Univ. of Mississippi 2. he Drainage of Mexico City s Lakes: A War with Nature, Ivonne del Valle, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. he Sacred Element of Water in Nahua Ceremony Past and Present, Abelardo de la Cruz de la Cruz, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas 4. Water and Nahua Space, Place, and Peoplehood, Kelly S. McDonough, Univ. of Texas, Austin 647. Computational Approaches to Literary Character 3:30 4:45 p.m., 404, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Andrew Piper, McGill Univ. 1. he Gendering of Character, , Ted Underwood, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. On the Coherence of Character, Andrew Piper 3. Character Count, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Harvard Univ Emerging Global Rhetorics: From Local to Cosmopolitan 3:30 4:45 p.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Cinthia Gannett, Fairield Univ. Speakers: Michael F. Bernard- Donals, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; John C. Brereton, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston; Cinthia Gannett; Deborah H. Holdstein, Columbia Coll., IL; Kurt Spellmeyer, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick Respondents: LuMing Mao, Miami Univ., Oxford; Victor Villanueva, Washington State Univ., Pullman Exploring the emergence of new cosmopolitan rhetorics, scholars focus on formerly marginal or syncretic traditions: Jewish global and hybrid rhetorics, Jesuit rhetoric, and Buddhist rhetoric in India and East Asia. Respondents add the perspectives of Chinese and indigenous American rhetorical traditions. For abstracts, write to rutgers.edu ater 1 Dec.

164 1076 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 649. he Visual Display of Literary Information 3:30 4:45 p.m., 409, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Roopika Risam, Salem State Univ. 1. Visualizing Anti- Information: New Critical Diagrams of Attitude, Andrew Hines, Vanderbilt Univ. 2. What Did Jane Austen See at the Shakespeare Gallery in 1796? Janine G. Barchas, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. How to Do Spaces with Words: Revisualizing Literary Geographies, Matthew Price, Penn State Univ., University Park 4. Visualizing Modernists Cities, Kathryn Tanigawa, Univ. of Victoria 650. Elemental Ecocriticism: hinking with Earth, Air, Fire, and Water 3:30 4:45 p.m., 401, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Stephanie LeMenager, Univ. of Oregon Speakers: Stacy Alaimo, Univ. of Texas, Arlington; Jefrey Jerome Cohen, George Washington Univ.; Lowell Duckert, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown; Steven Roger Mentz, Saint John s Univ., NY; Serpil Oppermann, Hacettepe Univ. For centuries the world was held to be composed of four elements bound by love and pulled apart by strife. Elemental theory ofered a mode of apprehending ecological materiality not centering the cosmos on the human. his conversation about literature and theory, contemporary and historical, explores how a renewed intimacy with the elemental promises a more dynamic environmental humanities. For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/groups/ecocriticism-and-environmental -humanities/ ater 10 Dec Embodiment and Environmental Justice in Contemporary Narrative 3:30 4:45 p.m., 311, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Délice I. Williams, Univ. of Delaware, Newark 1. Bodies Interrupted, Yanoula Athanassakis, New York Univ. 2. Slaughterhouse Pornography in Margaret Atwood s Oryx and Crake, Brianna Burke, Iowa State Univ. 3. Environmental Justice Narratives of Disability: From Dehumanized to Posthuman, Hsuan L. Hsu, Univ. of California, Davis 4. Deconstructing the Corporate Body in Indra Sinha s Animal s People, Délice I. Williams Saturday, 9 January 5:15 p.m. 651A. he Public Work of Interpretation 5:15 6:30 p.m., Lone Star F-H, JW Marriott A linked session arranged in conjunction with the Presidential Plenary: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future (241). Presiding: Roland Greene, Stanford Univ. Speakers: William Adams, National Endowment for the Humanities; Stephen G. Breyer, Supreme Court of the United States; Jo Guldi, Brown Univ. he speakers relect on the place of historical, legal, and institutional or public interpretation in the general culture Cavell and Close Reading 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Amir Khan, Univ. of Ottawa 1. he Metapoetics of Cavell s Reading of Walden, David Schur, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Cavell s Intuitions: I See It Feelingly, Sara Saylor, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Close Reading Conundrums: Cavell s Nietzsche, Bruce Krajewski, Univ. of Texas, Arlington For abstracts, visit Palestine in the Internationalist Imagination 5:15 6:30 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC West Asian. Presiding: Tarek El- Ariss, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Lyric Decolonization: Said with Adnan, with Baraka, Jefrey Sacks, Univ. of California, Riverside 2. Palestine in the Latin American Imagination, Tahia Abdel Nasser, American Univ. in Cairo 3. Image Solidarity: Palestine in Internationalist Cinemas, Kamran Rastegar, Tuts Univ. 4. he Figure of Palestine in the Cold War: Tawiq Sayigh, the Congress for Cultural Freedom, and Hiwar ( ), Elizabeth M. Holt, Bard Coll Reading Keywords 5:15 6:30 p.m., 409, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Michael T. R. Demson, Sam Houston State Univ. 1. Reading Citizenship, Carrie Hyde, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. E. T. A. Hofmann s Keywords, Christopher Clason, Oakland Univ. 3. Romanticism Keywords, Frederick L. Burwick, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

165 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January he Reader over His Shoulder: he Prose of Robert Graves and Its Reading Public 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Michael Joseph, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. he Imagined Grove: he Goddess in Gaudete, Mick Gowar, Anglia Ruskin Univ. 2. Genre, Até, and he Duty to Run Mad in Robert Graves s he Anger of Achilles, Laura McKenzie, Durham Univ. 3. Reading Graves, Misreading Class, Paul Anthony Stevens, Univ. of Toronto For abstracts, visit ~mjoseph/ Graves16.html ater 1 Dec How Did Shakespeare Inluence Karl Marx? 5:15 6:30 p.m., 14, ACC A special session. Presiding: Christian Smith, Univ. of Warwick 1. Shakespeare s Critique of Capitalism in Timon of Athens, Hugh Grady, Arcadia Univ. 2. he Appearances of 1 Henry IV in the Marx Canon, Jean Elizabeth Howard, Columbia Univ. 3. he Role of Shakespeare in Karl Marx s Radicalization of Hegel s Philosophy, Christian Smith For abstracts, write to warwick.ac.uk ater 1 Dec Bad Philanthropy 5:15 6:30 p.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Salita Seibert, Carnegie Mellon Univ. 1. he Gospel of Poverty, Salita Seibert 2. Structural- Adjustment Philanthropy and the Future of the Interpretive Humanities, Heather Stefen, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 3. Altruism as Expedient for War in Honduras, Eric Vazquez, Carnegie Mellon Univ. Respondent: Susan G. O Malley, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York For abstracts, write to gmail.com Contemporary Literature and the Forever Wars 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Aaron DeRosa, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona Speakers: Patrick Deer, New York Univ.; A. B. Huber, New York Univ.; Ikram Masmoudi, Univ. of Delaware, Newark; Peter Molin, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Stacey L. Peebles, Centre Coll.; Roy Scranton, Prince ton Univ. Panelists initiate a dialogue about the emergent body of Iraq and Afghanistan War writing at a moment in which the wars have reasserted themselves representationally ater years of silence. Our diverse set of scholars seeks to engage contemporary war writing before it becomes crystallized into a canon or relegated to what Edna Longley has called the ghetto of war literature. For position papers, visit contemporarywar.commons.mla.org/ Population and Policy: Managing Early America 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Karen Rosenthall, Rice Univ. 1. Benjamin Franklin s Populationist Agendas: Producing a Working Class, Karen Rosenthall 2. he Census and Seduction: Population Stimulation and Management in Early National Seduction Novels, Howard Horwitz, Univ. of Utah 3. Novels of Redemption: Fiction, Finance, and the Future in Early America, Andrew Kopec, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ., Fort Wayne For abstracts, visit populationandpolicy.commons.mla.org/ Nineteenth- Century Science Fiction 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Nicole Lobdell, Georgia Inst. of Tech. 1. Charles Dickens, Time Lord: Energy Science, Time Travel, and Proto Science Fiction, Jessica Kuskey, Oberlin Coll. 2. he Aesthetics of the Victorian Fourth Dimension, Amy R. Wong, Dominican Univ. of California 3. Science Fiction and the Temporality of Aging in H. G. Wells s he Time Machine, Jacob Jewusiak, Valdosta State Univ he (Re)Publics of Texas: Cultural Conluence within Literature and Public Space 5:15 6:30 p.m., 10A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Cory Lock, Saint Edward s Univ. 1. Lorenzo Zavala and Making the Texas Public, John- Michael Rivera, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 2. J. Frank Dobie and the (Re)Public of Texas: he Centennial and the Formulation of Old- Time Texas, Cory Lock 3. Hemisfair 68: Public Memory, Civil Rights, and the Cold War, Laura Hernandez- Ehrisman, Saint Edward s Univ.

166 1078 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 4. Chicano/a Literature and Its Publics: A Trip through Austin, Juan Alonzo, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 662. Postcolonial Ecocriticism 5:15 6:30 p.m., 12A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Postcolonial Studies. Presiding: Bishnupriya Ghosh, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. Weak Ecology, Andrew Kalaidjian, William Paterson Univ. 2. Amitav Ghosh s Ibis Trilogy and the Environmental Picaresque, Stacey Balkan, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 3. he Postcolonial Uncanny as Ecofeminist Place, Ankhi Mukherjee, Univ. of Oxford, Wadham Coll Collaboration at Community Colleges: Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Ideas hat Work 5:15 6:30 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Community Colleges. Presiding: Sarah Harmon, Cañada Coll., CA 1. Collaborating through Grants: An Interdisciplinary Model, Susan Jacobowitz, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 2. Interdisciplinary Composition Initiative: A Community of Scholars, Sandra Katherine Sprows, Sufolk County Community Coll., Ammerman Campus, NY 3. A New Collaboration Course Model: How Joining Critical Reading with Writing Heightens Achievement of Student Learning Outcomes in Both Courses, Mary Nunn, South Mountain Community Coll., AZ 664. he Politics of Reception: Race, Gender, and Ideology 5:15 6:30 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the Reception Study Society. Presiding: M. Genevieve West, Texas Woman s Univ. 1. Magazine Mania: John Maxwell, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, and the Cultivation of Working- Class Readers, Jennifer J. Phegley, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City 2. Konstanz and the Liberals, David Rosen, Trinity Coll., CT; Aaron Santesso, Georgia Inst. of Tech. 3. Reading hemselves into the World: Considerations of Race and Gender in a Black Woman Book Club, Florence Kabba, LaGuardia Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 4. A Winnicottian Reading of Fans Sociopolitical Fulillment in the Potential Space of Online Fandom, Olga Kuminova, Ben- Gurion Univ. of the Negev 665. Borders and Crossings: Time and Space in William Carlos Williams 5:15 6:30 p.m., 4A, ACC Program arranged by the William Carlos Williams Society. Presiding: Elin Käck, Linköping Univ. 1. William Carlos Williams at the Center: Tradition and the Derivative Poet, Carl Peters, Univ. of the Fraser Valley 2. Literary Borders and Crossings: he Case of William Carlos Williams, Neri Sandoval, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 3. Spring and All: William Carlos Williams s Transgeneric Poetics ater the Great War, Hélène Aji, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense 666. Global Galdós 5:15 6:30 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Association of Galdós Scholars. Presiding: Akiko Tsuchiya, Washington Univ. in St. Louis 1. Mourning or Melancholy? Galdosian Representation of Imperial Loss, Mary L. Cofey, Pomona Coll. 2. Emerging from Darkness: Global Personhood in El amigo Manso, Lisa Surwillo, Stanford Univ. 3. Polo in the Antipodes: he Imperial Critique in Galdós s Portrayal of the Philippines, William Arighi, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Leigh Mercer, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 667. Afect in the French Renaissance 5:15 6:30 p.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- Century French. Presiding: Todd W. Reeser, Univ. of Pittsburgh 1. Toward an Afective Turn in Montaigne Studies, Zahi A. Zalloua, Whitman Coll. 2. he Mechanics of the Passions: Afective Bodies in Montaigne, du Vair, and Charron, Alison Calhoun, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. Musical heater and Afective Techniques of Communitas in Early- Sixteenth- Century Lyon, Jessica Herdman, Univ. of California, Berkeley 668. Word Books and Material Culture 5:15 6:30 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TM Book History, Print Cultures, Lexicography. Presiding: Meredith Martin, Prince ton Univ. 1. Learning to Be Literate: Adult Reading Primers and the Identity of Reading in the Early- Twentieth- Century United States, Kathryne Bevilacqua, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Alphabetic Miniaturization, Laura Forsberg, Harvard Univ.

167 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January Advertisements in Dictionaries, Michael Hancher, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 669. Chaucer and His Publics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 401, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Chaucer. Presiding: Frank Grady, Univ. of Missouri, St. Louis 1. New Ideas of Public Poetry, Andrew Scott Galloway, Cornell Univ. 2. Chaucer and His Muslim Translators, Candace Barrington, Central Connecticut State Univ. 3. Old Books, Young Audiences, David Raybin, Eastern Illinois Univ he Anthropocene and Deep Time in Literary Studies 5:15 6:30 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American. Presiding: Heather Houser, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Gerry Canavan, Marquette Univ.; Bradley J. Fest, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Kristin George Bagdanov, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins; Rebecca Wilbanks, Stanford Univ. he notion of the anthropocene was coined in 2000 to highlight that human beings transformation of the planetary environment will be visible in the geological strata. Beyond its crucial inluence in the environmental humanities, the anthropocene links to discussions of deep time in literary studies. his session taps into and elaborates on these two ongoing discussions John Milton: A General Session 5:15 6:30 p.m., 9B, ACC Program arranged by the Milton Society of America. Presiding: Stephen M. Fallon, Univ. of Notre Dame 1. Milton and the Event of Writing: Beyond New Historicism and the Cambridge School, Jefrey Miller, Montclair State Univ. 2. he Traitors of Heaven and Earth: Paradise Lost and the Early Modern Law of Treason, Alison A. Chapman, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham 3. Staying and (De)Parting in Paradise Lost, James Carson Nohrnberg, Univ. of Virginia For abstracts, visit miltonsociety.org Religious Matters: Women, Worship, and Artifacts 5:15 6:30 p.m., 406, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. Presiding: Patricia Phillippy, Kingston Univ. Speakers: Bernadette Andrea, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Amiri Ayanna, Brown Univ.; Rachel Eccleston, Univ. of Oregon; Jessica Malay, Univ. of Huddersield; Lauren Petrino, Univ. of Miami Panelists explore early modern women s engagements with objects and artifacts in pre- and post- Reformation religious experience and contemporary theoretical approaches to these practices. Working across disciplines and in several national literatures (En glish, German, and Spanish), panelist presentations are followed by informal discussion. For abstracts, write to kingston.ac.uk Disability and the Global South 5:15 6:30 p.m., 18D, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession. Presiding: Julie Minich, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Against the New Man : Homosexuality and Monstrosity in an Anti- Boom Latin American Novel, Martín L. Gaspar, Bryn Mawr Coll. 2. Disability and the Emergence of Alternative Modernities in the Paris of the Tropics, Heather Vrana, Southern Connecticut State Univ. 3. Maquilapolis: Mobilizing Resistance to Capitalist Exploitation in the Global South, Challenging Global North Expectations of Disability Visibility and Identity, J. C. Sibara, Colby Coll. 4. Modern- Day Elephant Men: Joseph Merrick in the Context of the Global South, Elizabeth Picherit, Univ. of Texas, Austin 674. Media Studies and New Forms of Reading 5:15 6:30 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century German. Presiding: Eric Ames, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 1. Digital Humanities and the Problem of Historical Readership, Matthew Handelman, Michigan State Univ. 2. Media in Use and the Tempo of Reading, Nikolaus Wegmann, Prince ton Univ. 3. Writing at the Dusk of Reading; or, Multimedia, Andrew Lison, Univ. of Kansas Respondent: Fatima F. Naqvi, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 675. Head-to-Head or Tête-à-Tête? he (Un) Translatability of World Literature 5:15 6:30 p.m., JW Grand 8, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Translation Studies. Presiding: Antony James Hasler, Saint Louis Univ.

168 1080 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA Speakers: Emily Apter, New York Univ.; David Dam rosch, Harvard Univ. How do we translate the world in world literature, and how does literature resist translation into the world and into the classroom? Does theory provide an alternative lingua franca for global literary studies? How do we access translation s utopian communicative and community- building drive against its dystopian efects in a world system that is one but unequal? 676. Connected Academics: Articulating the Value of the Humanities to the Larger World 5:15 6:30 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Connected Academics Project. Presiding: Kathryn D. Temple, Georgetown Univ. Speakers: Rachel Arteaga, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Peter Brooks, Prince ton Univ.; Cathy N. Davidson, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Scott Krawczyk, United States Military Acad.; Jennifer Nichols, FrameWorks Inst. What is the value of the humanities out in the world? Panelists articulate the transferable values, skills, and attributes acquired through advanced training in the humanities. hey also investigate how we can go beyond the outreach of the public humanities to what we might call inreach the direct inluence of humanist PhDs working in business and government. For a detailed description of the session, visit ater 1 Dec Visual and Literary Archives 5:15 6:30 p.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Visual Culture. Presiding: Eduardo Lujan Cadava, Prince ton Univ. Speakers: Ariella Azoulay, Brown Univ.; Rijuta Mehta, Brown Univ.; W. J. T. Mitchell, Univ. of Chicago; Liron Mor, Cornell Univ.; Laura Wexler, Yale Univ. What roles do visual archives play in literature? What possibilities do photographic archives open for writing? How does literature use archives to elaborate the past diferently, and how are archives used to afect the present? 678. he Evolving Scholarly Record 5:15 6:30 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Advisory Committee on the MLA International Bibliography. Presiding: Dawn Childress, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; David Oberhelman, Oklahoma State Univ. Library Speakers: Jefrey R. Di Leo, Univ. of Houston, Victoria; Kathleen Fitzpatrick, MLA; Mike Furlough, HathiTrust; Edward Jones, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater; Raymond G. Siemens, Univ. of Victoria Scholarship relies on the scholarly record. Models for scholarly publishing evolve, traditional methods of ixing the scholarly record are afected by inancial pressures, and alternative forms are expensive and untested. Libraries and archives have sunk costs in the preservation of the old record and uncertainty about techniques for preserving the new. Who, what, and how much needs to change? For abstracts, introduction, and reading materials, visit -scholarly-record/ Troubadour Publics and Public Troubadours 5:15 6:30 p.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Occitan. Presiding: Jesús Rodríguez- Velasco, Columbia Univ. 1. International Politics and Troubadour Rhetoric: he Survival of the Fittest, Bill Burgwinkle, Univ. of Cambridge, King s Coll. 2. De paraulas es grans mercatz : Troubadours, heir Public, and the Market of Words, Eric T. Matheis, Columbia Univ. 3. Guillem de Berguedà as Public Troubadour : A Case Study, Patrick Kozey, Cornell Univ. 4. Private Poems Hidden in Plain Sight: Secret Literary Exchanges in Occitan Lyric Poetry, Melanie A. Hackney, New York Univ. For abstracts, visit L2 Teacher Education in the Twenty- First Century 5:15 6:30 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Second- Language Teaching and Learning. Presiding: Johanna Watzinger- harp, Univ. of Utah 1. Eicient and Efective L2 Literature Education through Backward Design, Jasmijn Bloemert, Univ. of Groningen 2. Creating a Climate for Race- Conscious and Equity- Minded Practice: Inclusive Pedagogy for Outcomes Equity in the Foreign Language Classroom, Lunden Eschelle MacDonald, Metropolitan State Univ. 3. Training Teachers to Promote Collaborative Learning through Technology, Fernando Rubio, Univ. of Utah 681. Ancient Philosophy in Times of Crisis 5:15 6:30 p.m., 403, JW Marriott

169 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1081 Program arranged by the forum CLCS Classical and Modern. Presiding: Sarah Winter, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 1. Epicurus and Confessional Conlict in Early Modern France, Eric MacPhail, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 2. Seneca and the Crises of Late Stuart Rule, , Blair G. Hoxby, Stanford Univ. 3. Minyan as Coalition: Rabbinic Law and the Crisis of Israeli Democracy, Irene Tucker, Univ. of California, Irvine 682. Mapping Blackness: Reading Black Literature and Culture through the Works of Houston Baker 5:15 6:30 p.m., 10B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC African American. Presiding: Miriam haggert, Univ. of Iowa 1. Houston, We Have a Problem: A Black Son(g) Responds, Dana A. Williams, Howard Univ. 2. Deformation, Reformation, and Practice: On Mastery, Slavery, and the Hollers of Houston A. Baker, Greg homas, Tuts Univ. 3. Houston A. Baker Jr. s New Black and Southern Studies Renaissance, Riché D. Richardson, Cornell Univ. Respondent: Deborah McDowell, Univ. of Virginia 683. Censorship in South Asia: Vernacular (Post)Colonial Contexts 5:15 6:30 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association. Presiding: Nalini Iyer, Seattle Univ. 1. Iqbal, the Figure of Spinoza, and Ahmadis, Rebecca Faulkner, Prince ton Univ. 2. he Vernacular, the National, and the Global in Old and New Nepal, Pramod K. Mishra, Lewis Univ. 3. If She Doesn t Come Back to the Faith... [S]he Should Be Executed : Literature, Censorship, and Taslima Nasreen, Debali Mookerjea- Leonard, James Madison Univ. 4. Perumal Murugan and the Dishonoring of Caste, Subramanian Shankar, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa For asbtracts, visit Dickinson, Melville, and Posthuman Poetics 5:15 6:30 p.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the Emily Dickinson International Society and the Melville Society. Presiding: Eliza Richards, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Speakers: Karen Leona Anderson, Saint Mary s Coll., MD; Jason Bell, Yale Univ.; Michael Jonik, Univ. of Sussex; Brian Yothers, Univ. of Texas, El Paso; Stephanie Youngblood, Tulsa Community Coll., OK he panel explores the ways that androcentric traditions of literary criticism have limited our understanding of nineteenth- century poetic experimentation with categories of body, form, and environment. Panelists investigate how nineteenthcentury poets identiied by their experimental poetics located authorial sovereignty at an indeterminate juncture between the human and the nonhuman. For abstracts, visit emilydickinsoninternationalsociety.org/ ater 15 Nov Women, Violence, and New African Cinema 5:15 6:30 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forums LLC African since 1990 and LLC Francophone. Presiding: Valérie K. Orlando, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 1. Feminism and Neoliberal Self- Fashioning in the Films of Shirley Frimpong- Manso, Carmela Garritano, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 2. Atershocks of the Egyptian Revolution: Feminism in Hanan Abdallah s Documentary In the Shadow of a Man, Touria Khannous, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 3. Violence and Vulnerability: Terrorism and the Female Protagonist in Contemporary Algerian Cinema, Maria Flood, Cornell Univ. 4. Women ater War: Films from Kenya and Burkina Faso, Joya F. Uraizee, Saint Louis Univ Mysteries and True Histories in Nineteenth- Century Spanish America 5:15 6:30 p.m., 308, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Ronald D. Briggs, Barnard Coll. 1. Antiquities and Imagination: Mexico s Ancient True History, Ana Sabau, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. History and Modernization in Papel Periódico Ilustrado ( ), Lee Joan Skinner, Claremont McKenna Coll. 3. Sierra O Reilly s Mysteries from the Margins in La hija del judío, Amy Elisabeth Wright, Saint Louis Univ. Respondent: Ronald D. Briggs 687. Queer History and the Ontological Turn 5:15 6:30 p.m., 202, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Dana Luciano, Georgetown Univ.

170 1082 Saturday, 9 January [ PMLA 1. he Salt of the World: Desire and Description in Patricia Highsmith s he Price of Salt, Heather K. Love, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. John Money s Doodles, Jeanne Vaccaro, Indiana Univ., Bloomington 3. Animal Subjectivity, Carla A. Freccero, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 4. Queer Realisms, Weird Realisms: Magia Sexualis ater Stonewall, Abram Lewis, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 688. he Oldest Profession: Teaching and Aging 5:15 6:30 p.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forums TC Age Studies and HEP Teaching as a Profession. Presiding: Michelle A. Massé, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 1. Teaching at Forty, William C. Nesbitt, Beacon Coll. 2. An Old Dog Can Learn New Technologies: Defying Stereotypes, Helene Meyers, Southwestern Univ. 3. In Another Dress : Teaching, Aging, and Productive Pedagogical Tension, James E. Seitz, Univ. of Virginia 4. he Oldest Profession: Generativity and Productivity in the Academy, Robert J. Scholnick, Coll. of William and Mary 689. Repair and Reparations in Digital Public Spaces 5:15 6:30 p.m., 402, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Adeline Koh, Richard Stockton Coll. of New Jersey Speakers: Joshua Burnett, North South Univ., Bangladesh; Linda Garcia Merchant, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; David heo Goldberg, Univ. of California, Irvine; Angel David Nieves, Hamilton Coll.; Annemarie Pérez, Loyola Marymount Univ.; Siobhan Senier, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham Participants address the human side of repair in digital spaces: reparations, as a form of symbolic politics that renegotiates relationships between people. Topics include the digital representation of cultural heritage as restitution and conlict, issues of privacy and publicness in preserving cultural artifacts, and the ideological underpinnings of digital tools. For abstracts, visit blog/2015/03/30/mla-2016-proposal-repair-and -reparations-in-digital-public-spaces/ Vallejo: Language Itself 5:15 6:30 p.m., 203, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Leslie Bary, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette 1. Trilce/ Teatro: Guión, personajes y público, Pedro Granados, Vallejo Sin Fronteras Instituto 2. Looking for Hallazgo de la vida, Alan E. Smith, Boston Univ. 3. Vallejo and the Trials of Translation, Jonathan Mayhew, Univ. of Kansas 4. César Vallejo s Public, Stephen Hart, University Coll. London Respondent: Michelle A. Clayton, Brown Univ. For abstracts and papers, visit ~lxb1801/ Indigenous Knowledges and Literary Production 5:15 6:30 p.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session 1. Diferent Ways of Looking at the World, Diferent Sophistications: Ongoing Tensions in the Naming of Indigenous Knowledges, Arturo Arias, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Prog- Rock Disruptions of Visual and Acoustic Colonialism in the Nahua Artist Mardonio Carballo s Las horas perdidas, Adam Coon, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris 3. Indigenous Knowledges and Literary Production: Cree Life Narratives, Laura J. Beard, Univ. of Alberta 4. Indigenous Testimonio Is Indigenous Intellectual Work, Kelly S. McDonough, Univ. of Texas, Austin For abstracts, write to arturo_ austin.utexas.edu.

171 130.4 ] Saturday, 9 January 1083 Saturday, 9 January 7:00 p.m MLA Awards Ceremony 7:00 p.m., Lone Star D, JW Marriott Presiding: Roland Greene, Stanford Univ., MLA President 1. Roland Greene will announce the newly elected honorary fellows. 2. Remarks by William Adams, National Endowment for the Humanities 3. Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Univ., MLA First Vice President, will present the William Riley Parker Prize; James Russell Lowell Prize; MLA Prize for a First Book; Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize; Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize; Morton N. Cohen Award; MLA Prize for a Scholarly Edition; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies; Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies; Lois Roth Award; William Sanders Scarborough Prize; and MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies. 4. Rosemary G. Feal, MLA, will present the MLA International Bibliography Fellowship Awards. 5. Rosemary G. Feal will announce the recipients of the seal of approval from the Committee on Scholarly Editions. 6. Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ., ADFL President, will present the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession to Malcolm Alan Compitello, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson. 7. Remarks by Malcolm Alan Compitello 8. Kent Cartwright, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, ADE President, will present the ADE Francis Andrew March Award to John David Guillory, New York Univ. 9. Remarks by John David Guillory Reception immediately following Regarding Susan Sontag 7:00 p.m., 401, JW Marriott Speakers: Nancy Kates, independent ilmmaker; Ellen Spiro, Univ. of Texas, Austin his special event focuses on the 2014 documentary ilm Regarding Susan Sontag, directed by Nancy Kates. Ellen Spiro addresses questions of visual style and narrative approach, and Kates shows clips from the ilm. Our hope is that the audience and the panelists engage in a conversation about the documentary material, Sontag and her legacy, and other issues raised by the ilm and her work Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Sixteenth-Century French and LLC Seventeenth-Century French 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 3, JW Marriott 695. Cash Bar Arranged by the German Graduate Program at the University of California, Irvine 7:00 8:15 p.m., Brazos, JW Marriott 696. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum LLC African American 7:00 8:15 p.m., 17B, ACC 697. Reception Arranged by the School of Criticism and heory 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 7, JW Marriott 698. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forum LLC Chicana and Chicano 7:00 8:15 p.m., 16B, ACC 699. Cash Bar Arranged by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 2, JW Marriott 700. Cash Bar Arranged by the Northrop Frye Centre 7:00 8:15 p.m., 18C, ACC 701. Cash Bar Arranged by the Yale University Department of English 7:00 8:15 p.m., 17A, ACC

172 1084 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA 702. Cash Bar Arranged by ABC- CLIO, Geography in Literature 7:00 8:15 p.m., JW Grand 4, JW Marriott 702A. Cash Bar Arranged by the Penn State University Department of English 7:00 8:15 p.m., 12B, ACC Sunday, 10 January 8:30 a.m Public Blackness: Celebrity, Diaspora, and Modernity 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Samantha Pinto, Georgetown Univ.; Jennifer M. Wilks, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Black Edens: Darius Rucker, Country Music Celebrity, and Imaginative Freedom, Francesca herese Royster, DePaul Univ. 2. Notorious Blackness and the Iconography of the West, Tsitsi Jaji, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 3. Dynamic Divas: Dorothy Dandridge and Beyoncé s Star Turns as Carmen, Jennifer M. Wilks 4. Phillis Wheatley: Making the First Black Celebrity, Samantha Pinto 704. Linguistics and Translation in Early America 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Early American. Presiding: Sarah Rivett, Prince ton Univ. 1. German, Mohawk, En glish: Conrad Weiser and the Evolution of American Language, Patrick Michael Erben, State Univ. of West Georgia 2. Of Sediment and Shells: Translation and Mistranslation in Colonial Science, Allison Bigelow, Univ. of Virginia 3. Cartier s Lists: Iroquoian Words in Motion, John H. Pollack, Univ. of Pennsylvania 705. On the Emergence of a Teaching- Intensive Faculty Tier 8:30 9:45 a.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Russell A. Berman, Stanford Univ. Speakers: Leonard Cassuto, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center; Stephanie Downie, Arizona State Univ.; Paula M. Krebs, Bridgewater State Univ. he of- tenure- track faculty workforce, once considered temporary, is now permanent. he growth of this tier afects the educational goals of institutions and the professional identity of professors and attention must be paid. Panelists address the professionalization of teaching- intensive tracks from perspectives centering on graduate students, faculty members, and institutions Frank Wedekind and His Publics: Censorship, Commerce, and Creative Adaptation 8:30 9:45 a.m., 301, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Kristen M. Hylenski, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth 1. Frank Wedekind and Wilhelmine Law Enforcement, Mary M. Paddock, Quinnipiac Univ. 2. Kunst oder Mammon: Frank Wedekind s Reading Public, Jennifer Ham, Univ. of Wisconsin, Green Bay 3. Spring Awakening for the Twenty- First Century, Kristen M. Hylenski For abstracts, write to d.umn.edu ater 3 Jan Kathleen Biddick s Untimely Sovereignties 8:30 9:45 a.m., 203, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Eileen Joy, BABEL Working Group Speakers: Jonathan Forbes, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Kathy M. Lavezzo, Univ. of Iowa; Peggy Sue McCracken, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Julie Orlemanski, Univ. of Chicago; Randy P. Schif, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York Respondent: Kathleen Biddick, Temple Univ., Philadelphia Responses to Kathleen Biddick s new book Make and Let Die: Untimely Sovereignties by scholars in medieval studies whose work is also concerned with issues of sovereignty, biopower, and political theology, especially in relation to the ways in which medieval archives have been woefully unattended in contemporary discourses on biopolitics. For abstracts, visit ater 31 Dec Privileged Publics, Disenfranchised Publics: Are the Humanities for the Working Class? 8:30 9:45 a.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Andrea Kaston Tange, Macalester Coll. Speakers: Simon Kovesi, Oxford Brookes Univ.; Cristina Migliaccio, Nassau Community Coll., NY; Sharon O Dair, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Mar-

173 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January 1085 tin B. Shichtman, Eastern Michigan Univ.; Shreerekha Subramanian, Univ. of Houston, Clear Lake Panelists focus on working- class access to the humanities in a time of economic precarity, discussing such issues as: Who are the publics that humanities programs serve, and what are their varying obligations to those publics? To what degree do socioeconomic factors shape students study of the humanities? How can members of academic institutions best help shape public discussions of the humanities? For reading lists with links, short commentaries, and questions for discussion, visit classintheacademy.commons.mla.org/ Archival Practices 8:30 9:45 a.m., 309, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Anne Donlon, Emory Univ. Speakers: Lisa Chinn, Emory Univ.; Jack McCarthy, Historical Soc. of Pennsylvania; Charlotte Nunes, Southwestern Univ.; Megan Paslawski, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Rick Prelinger, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; Tyler T. Schmidt, Lehman Coll., City Univ. of New York; Weatherly Stephan, New York Univ. Practicing archivists and humanities scholars who engage with concepts of the archive do not always speak to one another across the disciplinary divide. his session aims to bridge conversations between archivists and literary scholars in order to gain critical insight into shared concerns around hierarchy, access, arrangement, and the discoverability of certain histories and texts Limonada en Tejas: José E. Limón and Chicano/a Studies 8:30 9:45 a.m., 19A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Chicana and Chicano. Presiding: Richard T. Rodríguez, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. I- 35 Is the Road hat Brings Us Home: Exploring the Texan- Midwestern Link with José Limón, Olga Herrera, Univ. of Saint homas 2. Situated Intellectualism and Irrepressible Tejanismo: he Role of Language, Play, and Place in the Work of José Limón, Louis Mendoza, Arizona State Univ., West 3. Exploring Temporal, Expressive, and Generic Borderlands with José Limón, Maria Cotera, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 4. Greater Mexico and the Fourth Revolution, John- Michael Rivera, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 711. Violent Feelings 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Anna Ioanes, Georgia Inst. of Tech. 1. Violence and the Unconscious, Nidesh Lawtoo, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 2. Violent Feelings, Collectively: Death and the Afective Shaping of Modern Queer Culture, Heike Bauer, Univ. of London, Birkbeck Coll. 3. he Promiscuous Afects of Nella Larsen s Passing, Douglas G. Dowland, Ohio Northern Univ. For abstracts, write to virginia.edu Contemporary Francophone Performance and Mediterranean Critique 8:30 9:45 a.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Neil Doshi, Univ. of Pittsburgh 1. Unsettled Mediterraneanisms and the heater of Kheireddine Lardjam, Neil Doshi 2. Is here a Representation of a Mediterranean Culture in Maghrebian Francophone Literature and Cinema? Nabil Boudraa, Oregon State Univ. 3. Palestine on the Mediterranean Stage, Olivia C. Harrison, Univ. of Southern California Respondent: Réda Bensmaïa, Brown Univ. For abstracts, visit mediterraneanstudies.commons.mla.org/ William Empson: Achievement and Inluence 8:30 9:45 a.m., 4BC, ACC A special session. Presiding: Seamus Perry, Univ. of Oxford, Balliol Coll. 1. Empson and Criticism, Christopher Ricks, Boston Univ. 2. Reading Empson, Denis Donoghue, New York Univ. 3. Empson s God, N. K. Sugimura, Georgetown Univ. 4. Ten Lessons I Have Learnt from William Empson, Lisa A. Rodensky, Wellesley Coll. For abstracts, write to balliol.ox.ac.uk ater 30 Nov /11 Literature and Its Publics: A Revaluation 8:30 9:45 a.m., 18A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jeanne A. Follansbee, Yale Univ. 1. he Ghosts of the Dead Filled the Empty Seats : Absent Bodies and Ghostly Presence in

174 1086 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA Post- 9/11 American Fiction, Ann Keniston, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 2. Money Makes Us Real : Literature, Neoliberalism, and the Politics of Freedom, Jeanne A. Follansbee 3. Trigger Warnings, Spoiler Alerts, Early Exits: Notes on 9/11, Laura Frost, New School 715. Polite Accumulation 8:30 9:45 a.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Cassidy Picken, Univ. of Chicago 1. Chivalry in the Age of Calculators: An Introduction to Polite Accumulation, Cassidy Picken 2. Accumulation as Self- Dispossession; or, Why Marx Should Have Read Moll Flanders, Samuel Rowe, Univ. of Chicago 3. Enlightenment, Politenment, Tony Brown, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 4. Aristocratic Imperialists and Polite Sociability in Regency India, Ashley Cohen, Georgetown Univ. For abstracts, write to uchicago.edu Latin American Colonial Literature and Its Public 8:30 9:45 a.m., 302, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Eyda M. Merediz, Univ. of Maryland, College Park Speakers: Rolena Adorno, Yale Univ.; Rocío Cortés, Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Regina L. Harrison, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Yolanda M. Martinez San Miguel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Eyda M. Merediz; Veronica A. Salles- Reese, Georgetown Univ. Focusing on the pedagogical challenges faced by colonial Latin American literature, panelists discuss classroom practices to address the technological demands of the twenty- irst century by exploring strategies to create interdisciplinary spaces, engage a visually driven public, decenter presentism, reexamine utilitarian knowledge, and redeine hybrid courses Nineteenth- Century American Poetry and the Politics of Attention 8:30 9:45 a.m., 7, ACC A special session 1. he Place of Praise in Whitman s Civil War Poetry, Kerry Charles Larson, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Poetry and Aesthetic Attention in Margaret Fuller s Summer on the Lakes, Meredith L. Mc- Gill, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 3. Writing s Civil Wars: Stephen Crane s Black Riders and the Postbellum Turn to the Page, Eliza Richards, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 4. Rancière, Emerson, and Yung Wing s Poem without References, Nan Da, Univ. of Notre Dame 718. Rethinking Humanism in Contemporary Literature 8:30 9:45 a.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Mark J. Greif, New School 1. Humanism and Critique, Elizabeth Anker, Cornell Univ. 2. Slavery and the Problem of the Human, Yogita Goyal, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. One Post among Others, Mark J. Greif 719. Beyond Round and Flat: he History and Form of Victorian Character 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Anna Clark, Iona Coll. 1. Character of Many Turns: Manners, Taxonomy, and Afect in he Mill on the Floss, Jonathan Farina, Seton Hall Univ. 2. Loose Characters in he Girlhood of Shakespeare s Heroines, Lauren Byler, California State Univ., Northridge 3. Public Character: heatrical Narration in Realist Novels, Anna Clark Respondent: Alicia Christof, Amherst Coll. For abstracts, write to iona.edu ater 7 Dec Actor and Audience Bodies in Early Modern heater 8:30 9:45 a.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sarah Outterson- Murphy, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 1. Playing Dead: Staging the Corpse in the Early Modern heater, Nicola M. Imbracsio, Saginaw Valley State Univ. 2. Standing like Stone with hee : Bodily Mirroring in he Winter s Tale, Sarah Outterson- Murphy 3. Sex Working the Audience: he Female Sex Worker as Performer in Early Modern Playhouse Audiences, William Casey Caldwell, Northwestern Univ. Respondent: Allison Hobgood, Willamette Univ. For papers, visit actoraudiencebodies.wordpress.com ater 15 Dec he Aesthetics and Afects of Cuteness 8:30 9:45 a.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Joyce Goggin, Universiteit van Amsterdam

175 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Animality, Domesticity, and Intimacy in My Cat from Hell, Diane Negra, University Coll. Dublin 2. Ted, Wilfred, and the Guys: Cuteness, Raunch Culture, and Animal- Human Hybridization, Anthony P. McIntyre, University Coll. Dublin 3. So Cute It s Sick : he Chicano/ Latino Disruption of Cute in Ugly Betty and Juana la Virgen, Rebecca Mercedes Gordon, Northern Arizona Univ. Respondent: Joyce Goggin For abstracts, visit Literature and the Public Sphere: Connecting Classroom and Community 8:30 9:45 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TM he Teaching of Literature. Presiding: Mary McAleer Balkun, Seton Hall Univ. Speakers: Kristin Kelly, Univ. of North Georgia; Jason T. McEntee, South Dakota State Univ.; Tara Propper, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Laura L. Runge, Univ. of South Florida his session focuses on the interconnections, both actual and possible, between what we teach in the literature classroom and the world beyond that classroom. his can mean looking at literature that engages public events, ideas, and issues or exploring the ways literature can be a venue or catalyst for public engagement De la página a la pantalla: New Platforms and New Publics in Latin American Writing 8:30 9:45 a.m., 304, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century Latin American. Presiding: Marcy Ellen Schwartz, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. Old Writings, New Latin American Cinema (NLAC), and Digital- Public Discourses in Contemporary Andean Political- Art Manifestos, Scott L. Baugh, Texas Tech Univ. 2. Beyond Baudrillard: Digital Realities in Contemporary Fiction from Argentina and Chile, Samuel Rutter, Univ. of Melbourne 3. Poetry as Code, Code as Poetry: Twenty- First- Century Latin American Lyric s (Problematic) Encounter with the Computer, Eduardo Ledesma, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 4. Hotel Minotauro: A Polyphonic Novel in the Digital Labyrinth, Perla B. Sassón- Henry, United States Naval Acad. Respondent: Hilda Chacón, Nazareth Coll. of Rochester 724. Multilingual Discourse and Interactions in Online Communication Spaces 8:30 9:45 a.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LSL Applied Linguistics. Presiding: Lawrence Williams, Univ. of North Texas 1. Morphosyntactic Constraints and Sociolinguistic Functions in Face- to- Face and Texting Conversations among Bilinguals, Susana M. Sotillo, Montclair State Univ. 2. Radical Bilingualism and Code- Switching in United States Latino Texts Online, Roshawnda Derrick, Pepperdine Univ. 3. Plurilingualism as an Analytic Framework in CMC Research, Andy Halvorsen, Univ. of Oregon For abstracts, visit ~lfw/mla2016/ Trigger Warnings 8:30 9:45 a.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the Women s Caucus for the Modern Languages. Presiding: Monica Miller, Georgia Inst. of Tech. Speakers: Elizabeth Freeman, Univ. of California, Davis; Renea Frey, Xavier Univ., OH; Brandon Manning, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas; Bethany Mannon, Penn State Univ., University Park; Meredith Wallis, Stanford Univ. he 2014 UCSB student senate resolution, which requires syllabi to include trigger warnings about potentially upsetting course content, has prompted debate on the purpose of diicult course materials, the nature of trauma, and the meaning of such warnings. Participants discuss their pedagogical assumptions for why they use or don t use trigger warnings in their syllabi and classrooms he Politics of Public Celebrations 8:30 9:45 a.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th-, 18th-, and 19th- Century Italian. Presiding: Sabrina Ferri, Univ. of Notre Dame 1. Dante s Festival and Funeral: Regional Rivalry in the New Nation, Guy P. Rafa, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Il secolo and the Italian Carnival: Mirror Effects, Silvia Valisa, Florida State Univ. 3. Legitimizing Arcadian Practices: Crescimbeni and Celebratory Poems, Rachel A. Walsh, Univ. of Denver 4. Milanese Celebrations for the Wedding of Ferdinand of Habsburg (1771), Francesca Luigia Savoia, Univ. of Pittsburgh /11 and South Asians 8:30 9:45 a.m., 205, JW Marriott

176 1088 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA Program arranged by the forum LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic. Presiding: Chandrima Chakraborty, McMaster Univ. Speakers: Lopamudra B. Basu, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stout; Maryse Jayasuriya, Univ. of Texas, El Paso; Pallavi Rastogi, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; Amber Riaz, Douglas Coll.; Sreyoshi Sarkar, George Washington Univ. he ramiications of 9/11 for South Asian bodies and psyches as delineated in a range of cultural texts. Panelists relect on how creative texts explore the racial injury of diasporic South Asians and reclaim the human to rethink 9/11, as well as assess the success of the diverse aesthetic and discursive strategies employed in creative texts. For abstracts, write to mcmaster.ca ater 5 Dec Haunting from the Future: Ecological Trauma in Ethnography, Literature, and the Arts 8:30 9:45 a.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Anthropology and Literature. Presiding: Gabriele M. Schwab, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Indigenous Knowledges and Ecological hought: he Maya in Guatemala, Arturo Arias, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. On the Old Refrain: No More Nukes, Gregg Lambert, Syracuse Univ. 3. Some Relections on the Hunger Arts, Mrinalini Chakravorty, Univ. of Virginia 730. Psychoanalysis and Race 8:30 9:45 a.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Literature. Presiding: Ben Sifuentes- Jauregui, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. No Wiggles in the Dark of Her Soul : On Black Neurosis, Art, and Murder, La Marr Jurelle Bruce, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 2. he Pathology of Blackness, David Marriott, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 3. Richard Wright s Blues: Oppression, (Ab)Normality, and the Science of the Mind in Frantz Fanon s and Fredric Wertham s Metapsychological hought, Gabriel Mendes, Univ. of California, San Diego 4. Afects of Diference: Reading Race through Psychoanalysis and Performance, Michelle Ann Stephens, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 731. Globalizing Eighteenth- Century Literary History 8:30 9:45 a.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS 18th- Century. Presiding: Chi- ming Yang, Univ. of Pennsylvania Speakers: Rebecca Johnson, Northwestern Univ.; Nabil I. Matar, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi, Univ. of Western Ontario; Naoki Sakai, Cornell Univ.; Patricia A. Sieber, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Birgit Tautz, Bowdoin Coll. What does literary or genre history look like from a non- Anglo view? How can we trace global itineraries of literary form? Scholars from varied linguistic ields discuss the current states and stakes of comparative literature; collaborative research and translation projects; comparisons of empire, nation, race, and colonialism; and ongoing institutional challenges of confronting Anglocentrism he Cabaret Voltaire at One Hundred 8:30 9:45 a.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism. Presiding: Jonathan P. Eburne, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. Cabaret Voltaire: Live and Living, Emily Hage, Saint Joseph s Univ. 2. Deep Time of Dada, Rodrigo Martini Paula, Rice Univ. 3. he German Heartbeat of Dada: Music at the Cabaret Voltaire, Laura Prichard, San Francisco Symphony 4. Backtalk: A Critical Karaoke, Christine Hume, Eastern Michigan Univ Language, Visuality, and the Homoerotics of Orientalism 8:30 9:45 a.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Richard J. Dellamora, Trent Univ. 1. Studium Matters: On the Politics of Orientalist Homoeroticism, Ali Behdad, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 2. Cross- Cultural Homoeroticism before Orientalism, Abdulhamit Arvas, Michigan State Univ. 3. On the Diicult Queerness of Agha Shadid Ali, Aaron Goldsman, Emory Univ. Respondent: Joseph Allen Boone, Univ. of Southern California 734. Reader Mediations in Electronic Literature 8:30 9:45 a.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum MS Visual Culture. Presiding: Mark Sample, Davidson Coll.

177 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Preserving Literary Apps: A Call to Action for Digital Humanities Scholars, Dene M. Grigar, Washington State Univ., Vancouver 2. Touch and Decay: Tomasula s TOC on ios, Kathi Inman Berens, Portland State Univ. 3. Textual Environments and Reader Mediations in Electronic Literature, Elika Ortega, Univ. of Kansas 4. Disintegrated Reading, Rita Raley, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 735. Romantic Sovereignty 8:30 9:45 a.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC En glish Romantic and the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Presiding: Mark E. Canuel, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 1. Kleist, Haiti, and the Vicissitudes of Sovereignty, Kir A. Kuiken, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York 2. Play Time: Austen, Byron, and the Place of the Nonsovereign, Orrin N. C. Wang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 3. Anthropomorphism, Anthropocene, Sara Guyer, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Sunday, 10 January 10:15 a.m Curating Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star G, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Rebecca Davis, Saint Edward s Univ.; Matthew K. Gold, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Katherine D. Harris, San Jose State Univ. Speakers: Edmond Chang, Univ. of Oregon; Brian Croxall, Brown Univ.; Kathi Inman Berens, Portland State Univ.; Virginia Kuhn, Univ. of Southern California; Jason Loan, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Chuck Rybak, Univ. of Wisconsin, Green Bay; Jesse Stommel, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison his electronic roundtable unveils one of the most hidden acts of our profession: teaching. he interaction between our evolving reliance on digital tools for critical analysis and public humanities creates new audiences for literature, our pedagogy, and student work. Participants present a range of concrete examples of the materials that make up successful digital pedagogy practices. For abstracts and relevant materials, including pedagogical artifacts, visit github.com/ curateteaching/ digitalpedagogy. 736A. Doctoral Studies in a Posttenure Age 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages. Presiding: Margaret Hanzimanolis, De Anza Coll., CA Speakers: Barry George Fruchter, Nassau Community Coll., NY; Grover C. Furr, Montclair State Univ.; Margaret Hanzimanolis; Melissa Macero, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Ben V. Olguín, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Heather Steffen, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara What is the most useful radical let examination of traditional doctoral pathways in the digital age, and how can the radical let mount an efective critique of reforms now being proposed from all sides of the neoliberal university? How can the research teaching equation be calibrated to weaken, rather than intensify, academic labor stratiication? Can alt ac save us? 737. (Re)Living Language Change 10:15 11:30 a.m., 304, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Hans Christian Boas, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Roslyn C. Burns, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Lida Cope, East Carolina Univ.; Bridget Drinka, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Ryan Dux, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Karen Roesch, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ., Indianapolis Respondent: Steven Berbeco, United States Dept. of State Smallest languages exist between societies where they are all but fossilized. his session mixes perspectives for a broad picture of the unique issues: extant German and Czech dialects in the United States, Cuban Spanish in a special environment, among others. Panelists speak on a prompt ofered by the presider. For abstracts, write to mail.utexas.edu Diplomacy and Letters: he Role of Literary Ambassadors 10:15 11:30 a.m., 305, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Karen Benavente, Univ. of Glasgow 1. Mercenary Diplomacy on the Nile, Eric Covey, Miami Univ., Oxford 2. Gabriela Mistral s Conlict and Cooperation in the Great Games of Espionage and Diplomacy, Elizabeth Rosa Horan, Arizona State Univ., Tempe 3. he Diplomacy of Artiice in the Travelogue of a Moroccan Ambassador, Travis Landry, Kenyon Coll. Respondent: Michele Hardesty, Hampshire Coll. For abstracts and biographies, visit

178 1090 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA 739. Roberto Bolaño: Beyond Exhaustion 10:15 11:30 a.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Patrick E. Dove, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Katharine M. Jenckes, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Rupture and Repetition, Patrick E. Dove 2. he Time of Translation and Transition: Aesthetics, Politics, and Roberto Bolaño s Estrella distante, Gavin Arnall, Prince ton Univ. 3. he Revolution Will Not Be Televised, As It Did Not Happen, Brett Levinson, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York 4. he Moribund Condition of the University or the University without Condition in Roberto Bolaño s 2666, Katharine M. Jenckes For abstracts, write to umich.edu Deranged Verse: Intermedia Arrangement in Seventeenth- Century England 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Claire M. L. Bourne, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 1. Tracing and Arranging Donne, Megan Heffernan, DePaul Univ. 2. Milton the Lady, Milton the Cavalier, Scott A. Trudell, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 3. Disjoyn d and Yet United Too : Antony and Cleopatra, Movable Scenes, and Play Reading for Place, Claire M. L. Bourne Respondent: Reid Barbour, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 741. Charlie Hebdo and Its Publics 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Comics and Graphic Narratives. Presiding: Martha B. Kuhlman, Bryant Univ. 1. Jeg er Charlie : Charlie Hebdo and the Danish Mohammed Cartoons, Frederik Byrn Kohlert, Univ. of Montreal 2. he Other Charlie Hebdo, Mark Burde, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 3. Comment sucer la droite sans trahir la gauche? : Charlie Hebdo in Its Contexts, Bart Beaty, Univ. of Calgary 742. Novel hinking: Contemporary Literature without Form 10:15 11:30 a.m., 208, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Christopher Holmes, Ithaca Coll. 1. he Problem of Expression: Lessons from (Iranian) Cinema, Timothy Bewes, Brown Univ. 2. J. M. Coetzee on the Novel s Alterity Efect, Dorothy J. Hale, Univ. of California, Berkeley 3. At the Limit: Novel hinking against Form, Christopher Holmes For abstracts, visit Rereading Sonia Sanchez 10:15 11:30 a.m., 4BC, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC African American. Presiding: habiti Lewis, Washington State Univ., Vancouver Speakers: Beauty Bragg, Georgia Coll. and State Univ.; Casarae Gibson, Syracuse Univ.; Cornelius Moore, California Newsreel; Conor Tomás Reed, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York Ofering a critical assessment of this poet, dramatist, teacher, and cultural worker and activist, panelists consider existing scholarship and extend it, particularly in the light of Sanchez s relections in the documentary BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez Reconceptualizing the Lyric 10:15 11:30 a.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: John Melillo, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson; Johanna Skibsrud, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 1. Lyric heory and Absent Poetics, Lytle Shaw, New York Univ. 2. he Pitch of Poetry, Charles Bernstein, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. Periodicities, John Melillo 4. Speaking Truth to Being, Johanna Skibsrud 745. Austin Authors of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures: Past, Present, and Future 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: Bernth Lindfors, Univ. of Texas, Austin Speakers: Aaron Bady, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Feroza Framji Jussawalla, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Roanne Kantor, Brandeis Univ.; Bernth Lindfors; homas Jay Lynn, Penn State Univ., Berks Panelists introduce younger scholars and critics to the beginnings of commonwealth and postcolonial literatures at the University of Texas, Austin, and to the importance of these beginnings to current conversations regarding global literatures and their futures. For abstracts, write to unm.edu ater 1 Dec he Crying of Lot 49 at Fity 10:15 11:30 a.m., 18A, ACC

179 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January 1091 A special session. Presiding: Jefrey Severs, Univ. of British Columbia Speakers: Ali Chetwynd, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; David Guyland Cowart, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia; Angus Fletcher, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Joanna Freer, Univ. of Sussex; Brian Geofrey McHale, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Katie Muth, Univ. of Saint Andrews; Jefrey Severs homas Pynchon s he Crying of Lot 49, his most widely read and most frequently taught book, turns ity in Panelists relect on this ubiquitous novel s monumental legacy in postmodern literature while also forging new perspectives, concentrating on the book s dominant pedagogical presence, critical genealogies, social- historical contexts, and cinematic possibilities. For abstracts, write to gmail.com America(s) imaginada(s): Diasporic Latin American Literatures and heir Publics 10:15 11:30 a.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Alicia Ivonne Estrada, California State Univ., Northridge; Paul M. Worley, Western Carolina Univ. 1. Memory and the Resistance of Erasure in Maya Border- Crossing Stories, Alicia Ivonne Estrada 2. Blame My Genes : Multilangued Political Histories of Zapotec Immigration in Lamberto Roque Hernández, Paul M. Worley 3. Arrested Assimilation: Reconciling Past and Future in Autobiographical Immigrant Narratives by United States Central Americans, Yajaira M. Padilla, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville 4. Latino Diasporas in Contact: Cristina Henríquez and Alfredo Véa, Jr., Ana Patricia Rodríguez, Univ. of Maryland, College Park For abstracts and papers, visit ater 1 Nov India in the American Imaginary, :15 11:30 a.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Rajender Kaur, William Paterson Univ. 1. he Beneits to Be Obtained from an India Voyage : Imagining India in the Early American Novel, Anupama Arora, Univ. of Masachussetts, Dartmouth 2. Looking among the Ships Bound for India : Louisa May Alcott s Conlicted Orientalism in Little Women, Heather Wayne, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 3. India and United States Cultures of Reform, Susan M. Ryan, Univ. of Louisville 4. Of Nabobs, Mercenaries, and Supercargo Captains: Anglo- Indians and the Making of the New Republic, Rajender Kaur For abstracts, write to wpunj.edu ater 1 Nov Early Cinema and Literary Modernism 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Mario Slugan, Univ. of Chicago 1. he Limits of the Camera Eye: Stephen Crane, the Fight Film, and Unreliable Spectatorship, Yair Solan, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Understanding Literary Montage: Contemporary Weimar Reception of Ulysses, Manhattan Transfer, and Berlin Alexanderplatz, Mario Slugan 3. In Defense of Cinematic Analogy, Jonathan Foltz, Boston Univ. For abstracts, write to yahoo.com Global Romanticism in heory and in Practice 10:15 11:30 a.m., 10A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Evan M. Gottlieb, Oregon State Univ. Speakers: Elizabeth A. Bohls, Univ. of Oregon; Manu Chander, Rutgers Univ., Newark; Mary A. Favret, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Talissa Ford, Temple Univ., Philadelphia; James Mulholland, North Carolina State Univ.; Paul Youngquist, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder Panelists assess the state of the emerging ield of global Romanticism, considering various frameworks for studying Romantic literature across a range of geographic contexts. How does a global approach challenge traditional ways of understanding Romantic aesthetics and politics? Topics discussed include nationalism and transnationalism, imperialism, travel, slavery, and war Reading the En glish Department: Lessons from the 1980s and 1990s 10:15 11:30 a.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Lisi M. Schoenbach, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville 1. Bad En glish: he Culture Wars Reconsidered, John Marx, Univ. of California, Davis 2. Who s Afraid of En glish Professors? Lisi M. Schoenbach 3. On the Type of Writing Known as Reading, Caleb Smith, Yale Univ. For papers, write to utk.edu ater 15 Nov.

180 1092 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA 752. Anthropocenic Agency in the Nineteenth Century 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Gordon Mitchell Sayre, Univ. of Oregon 1. Mediating Agency in the Nineteenth- Century Anthropocene, Siobhan Carroll, Univ. of Delaware, Newark 2. Evolution s Aimless Feet: Tennyson and the Forms of Species Being in the Anthropocene, Jesse Oak Taylor, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. Moby-Dick and Nineteenth- Century Extinction Discourse, Timothy Sweet, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown 4. Alive and Moving : Aesthetics, Agency, and Technology in Audubon s Birds of America, Gordon Mitchell Sayre 753. Ater Transnational American Studies 10:15 11:30 a.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Abby Goode, Rice Univ. Speakers: Barbara J. Eckstein, Univ. of Iowa; Abby Goode; Manuel Herrero- Puertas, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Jared Hickman, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD; AnaMaria Seglie, Rice Univ.; Erin Sweeney, Univ. of California, Irvine Respondent: Susan Gillman, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz Is there an ater to the transnational turn in American studies? We assess the potential of various concepts (e.g., planet, climate, and globe) to advance the aims and transcend the limitations of the transnational turn. Participants ofer speculative, post- transnational case studies and ask, Can we think beyond the transnational? Is the transnational the new normal of American studies? For abstracts, visit atertransnationalas.commons.mla.org/ ater 1 Dec Eighteenth- Century Lines 10:15 11:30 a.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ruth Mack, Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York 1. Lines on a Map, Ruth Mack 2. he Line of Beauty, Jonathan Kramnick, Yale Univ. 3. Gothic Lines, Amit Yahav, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 4. Lines and Bodies, Sandra Macpherson, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 755. Digital Approaches to Fictional Dialogue 10:15 11:30 a.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Marissa Gemma, Max Planck Inst. for Empirical Aesthetics 1. Speech in Print: Showing and Telling Character in the Nineteenth- Century Novel, Sarah Allison, Loyola Univ., New Orleans 2. Narrative Talk: A Historical Study of Speech- Based Forms in Fictional Narration, Marissa Gemma 3. Coded Gender: An Algorithmic Approach to Social Performance in Narrative Speech, Mark Algee- Hewitt, Stanford Univ Spenser and the Human 10:15 11:30 a.m., 19A, ACC Program arranged by the International Spenser Society. Presiding: Melissa E. Sanchez, Univ. of Pennsylvania 1. Spenser s Inhumanity, Joseph Anthony Campana, Rice Univ. 2. he Species Life of Worldlings, Russ Leo, Princeton Univ. 3. Larval Subjects: Insect Ontologies in Spenser and the Posthuman, Steven Swarbrick, Brown Univ. 4. Degendered : Spenser s Stonie Age of Man, Tifany Jo Werth, Simon Fraser Univ Beyond Darwish: he Struggle Continues 10:15 11:30 a.m., 209, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Arabic. Presiding: Stephen Sheehi, Coll. of William and Mary 1. Finding Place in a Paradox: Ibrahim Nasrallah from Present Absence to Eloquent Silence, Nora Parr, Univ. of London, School of Oriental and African Studies 2. Idiom, History, and Play in Palestinian Poetry: Is here a Post- Darwish Moment? Nouri Gana, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. he Languages of Palestine: Darwish, Chetrit, Laabi, Jefrey Sacks, Univ. of California, Riverside 758. Time, Youth, and Age in Renaissance Literature 10:15 11:30 a.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern. Presiding: Anston Bosman, Amherst Coll. 1. Acting Old Men: Youth Playing Age on the Early Modern Stage, Evelyn B. Tribble, Univ. of Otago 2. When and Where Was Bartholomew Fair? Materiality, Temporality, and Jonson s heatrical Event, Anna- Claire Simpson, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 3. Timeliness and Youth in the Devonshire Manuscript, Rebecca Moore, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

181 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Fiction and the Media Ecology, :15 11:30 a.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st- Century En glish and Anglophone. Presiding: Debra Rae Cohen, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 1. Wastepaper Modernism, Joseph Elkanah Rosenberg, Univ. of Notre Dame 2. he Literary Magazine as Incubator of Caribbean Fiction, Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann, Emerson Coll. 3. Drone Form: Word and Image at the End of Empire, Nathan K. Hensley, Georgetown Univ. 4. Digital Games and Literary Fiction: Toward an Intersectional Analysis, Patrick Jagoda, Univ. of Chicago 760. Medieval (Non)Human Contagion 10:15 11:30 a.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Medieval. Presiding: Eleonora Stoppino, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. A Snake, a Spell, and a Sovereign, Peggy Sue McCracken, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Touch of Evil: Medieval Bestiaries and the Transfer of Morality, Jessica Wong, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Sounding (Bird)Song: Animate Voices in Medieval French and Occitan Literature, Eliza Zingesser, Columbia Univ Beckett and the Arts 10:15 11:30 a.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Samuel Beckett Society. Presiding: Mark Nixon, Univ. of Reading 1. Breath Crystals: Art as Breath in Beckett, Arikha, and Celan, David C. Lloyd, Univ. of California, Riverside 2. Watt: Beckett s Illuminated Manuscript, Kristen L. Marangoni, Tulsa Community Coll., OK 3. Beckett and Private Art Collections in Nazi Germany, , Mark Nixon 762. he Economics of Empire in the Early Modern Iberian World 10:15 11:30 a.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Colonial Latin American. Presiding: Nicolás Wey- Gómez, California Inst. of Tech. 1. Afective Economics in the Colonial Americas: he Virality of Fear in Cabeza de Vaca s Naufragios, Jerónimo Arellano, Brandeis Univ. 2. Cosmopolitan Anahuac: he Political Economy of Toribio de Benavente Motolinía s Mexican Utopia, Jaime Marroquín, Western Oregon Univ. 3. Transgressive Transaction and Corporeal Commerce in Mateo Rosas de Oquendo s Sátira hecha de las cosas que pasan en el Pirú (1598), Dexter Zavalza Hough- Snee, Univ. of California, Berkeley 4. Reckoning with Silver: he Global and the Mundane in Colonial Mercantile Culture, Elvira L. Vilches, North Carolina State Univ Connected Academics: Redeining the Humanist Entrepreneur 10:15 11:30 a.m., 7, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Connected Academics Project. Presiding: George L. Justice, Arizona State Univ., Tempe; Eric Wertheimer, Arizona State Univ., Tempe Speakers: Andy Fitzgerald, Frog Design; Dawn Opel, Arizona State Univ.; Michael Simeone, Arizona State Univ.; Carl Stahmer, Univ. of California, Davis; Bradford Taylor, Univ. of California, Berkeley Participants include En glish and foreign language PhDs who have crated scholarly identities outside the traditional academic department and utilized their scholarly expertise to invent new vocations. heir career paths ask us to reexamine our training, reimagine the boundaries of the academy, and reconsider scholarly skills and the careers they can lead to. For a detailed description of the session, visit ater 1 Dec A Public Face for East Asian Poetry? 10:15 11:30 a.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC East Asian. Presiding: Leihua Weng, Paciic Lutheran Univ. 1. Prospects for a New Chinese Literati, Paul Manfredi, Paciic Lutheran Univ. 2. Poetry as Portable Surface: Crowd- Sourced Narratives of the Work of Gu Cheng, Nick Admussen, Cornell Univ. 3. Lyricizing (the) Public Space(s) in Xiao Kaiyu s Poetry, Christopher M. Lupke, Washington State Univ., Pullman 4. Poetry Blogs and Politics in Taiwan, Dean Brink, Tamkang Univ Inluencing Public Policy 10:15 11:30 a.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Oice of Research. Presiding: Rosemary G. Feal, MLA Speakers: Barbara L. Cambridge, National Council of Teachers of En glish; Rosemary G. Feal; Roland Greene, Stanford Univ.; Douglas Hesse, Univ. of Denver How do the MLA and the NCTE work to inluence public policy and public discourse about study,

182 1094 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA teaching, and scholarship in the humanities across K 12 and higher education? he presidents and executive directors of the MLA and the NCTE discuss advocacy, lobbying, and actions that CCCC, MLA, and NCTE members can take Relations and Legacies: Brecht, Benjamin, Adorno 10:15 11:30 a.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Brecht Society and the forum TC Philosophy and Literature. Presiding: Paula Hanssen, Webster Univ. 1. Adorno s Bilderverbot and Brecht s Gestural heater, Astrid Oesmann, Rice Univ. 2. Collaboration, Exile, and the Quotidian: Brecht and Benjamin in Community, , Katherine Hollander, Simmons Coll. 3. Brecht and Adorno on Music: A Comparative Approach to heir Musical Aesthetics, Carolin Sibilak, Univ. of the Arts, Berlin Respondent: Robert George Kaufman, Univ. of California, Berkeley 767. Digital Scholarship in Action: Research 10:15 11:30 a.m., 303, JW Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology. Presiding: Patricia M. Hswe, Penn State Univ., University Park Speakers: Diane Jakacki, Bucknell Univ.; Laura C. Mandell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Paige Morgan, McMaster Univ.; James O Sullivan, Penn State Univ., University Park; Katie Rawson, Univ. of Pennsylvania Panelists explore the research impact of digital scholarship. How is it enabling novel yet critical questions and discoveries otherwise unimaginable? What new paradigms for authorship, attribution, scholarly work, audience, and value are emerging? If research and teaching inform each other, how does their give- and- take play out for humanists invested in digital scholarship? 768. Corporate Relations 10:15 11:30 a.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC German to Presiding: Mara R. Wade, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Resisting Empire: Bodies, Gender, and Power in Lohenstein s Epicharis (1665), Benjamin Davis, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro 2. Like a Written Parchment, Black and White : Wolfram s Feireiz and the Body Politics, Debra Nanette Prager, Washington and Lee Univ. 3. As Is the Way with Fools : he Foolish Body and Its Efects in the Middle High German Tristan Sequels, Olga V. Trokhimenko, Univ. of North Carolina, Wilmington 4. he Body Politic and the End of History: he Body as Metaphor in the Political hinking of Sebastian Brant and Johannes Ferrarius, Peter A. Hess, Univ. of Texas, Austin 769. Prison Politics: Today s Testimonies of the Americas in Contact 10:15 11:30 a.m., 302, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: John Maddox IV, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham 1. Doors without Knobs: Entering Women s Prisons in Orange Is the New Black and Cela Forte Mulher, John Maddox IV 2. Maternity behind Bars: Portraits of Prison Life in Adriana Lestido s Mujeres presas ( ) and Luiz Santos s Female Prison: Mothers in Despair (2009), Karin Davidovich, Franklin and Marshall Coll. 3. Tales of Crime and Punishment: An Inter- American Perspective Werner Herzog s Into the Abyss and Maria Augusta Ramos s Justiça, Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira- Monte, Vanderbilt Univ Renaissance Queenship 10:15 11:30 a.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th- Century French. Presiding: Leah L. Chang, George Washington Univ. 1. Translation as Transfer: Visualizing Queenly Book Ownership and Exchange, Anneliese Pollock Renck, Bucknell Univ. 2. he Queen s Royal Body: French Tragedy and the Performance of the Female Sovereign, Hélène Bilis, Wellesley Coll. 3. Sovereign as Bird, Bird as Sovereign: he Avian Politics of Elizabeth I s Queenship, John Ellis- Etchison, Rice Univ Metamorphosing Memoirs 10:15 11:30 a.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Life Writing. Presiding: Emily Hipchen, State Univ. of West Georgia 1. Stealing Julia Child: he Ethics of Truthiness in the Remediated Julie/ Julia Project, Ricia Chansky, Univ. of Puerto Rico 2. A Serious Writer Has Written a Serious Book : Salman Rushdie s Digital Doppelgänger, Jaclyn Partyka, Temple Univ., Philadelphia 3. Wounding Sensibilities: Holocaust Memoirs by Gisela Perl, Fania Fénelon, and Solomon Perel

183 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January 1095 through the Screen of Adaptation, J. E. Wolfson, Univ. of Texas, Dallas 4. Performing his Bridge Called My Back, Meredith Benjamin, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York Sunday, 10 January 12:00 noon 772. Creative Reading, Personal Criticism 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Michael Leigh Sinowitz, DePauw Univ. 1. Queer/Geek, Camp/Fandom, Literature/Criticism: Convergences, Alec Magnet, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 2. Perils of the Female I in Kate Zambreno s Heroines, Ruth Williams, William Jewell Coll. 3. Making Personal Criticism Public: From behind he Black Veil to beyond he Great Gatsby, Cassandra M. Ellis, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham 773. Novel Crossings: Galdós and His Predecessors, Contemporaries, and Successors 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the International Association of Galdós Scholars and the forum LLC 18thand 19th- Century Spanish and Iberian. Presiding: Lisa Nalbone, Univ. of Central Florida 1. Narcissus in the Novel: Reenvisioning the Dandy in Galdós s Torquemada Tetralogy, Nicholas Wolters, Univ. of Virginia 2. Revisioning the Physical and Social Body: From Galdós s Marianela (1878) to Pablo Messiez s Los ojos (2011), Linda M. Willem, Butler Univ. 3. Galdós s Place in the Continuum of Creative Historical Cycles from Shakespeare to Almudena Grandes, Stephen John Miller, Texas A&M Univ., College Station For abstracts, write to ucf.edu he History of Desire 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 19A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ashley Shelden, Kennesaw State Univ. 1. Desire and Timepass : Orienting South Asia, Anjali Ramakant Arondekar, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 2. A Perverse Anglicanism in a History of Desire: A Twenty- First- Century Reading of John William Colenso, Neville W. Hoad, Univ. of Texas, Austin 3. Sleeping Together: Same- Sex Graves, Madhavi Menon, Ashoka Univ he Translator as Character 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Emily Cersonsky Hayman, Columbia Univ. Speakers: Marlena Cravens, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Robin Ellis, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Denise Kripper, Georgetown Univ.; Anne McConnell, West Virginia State Univ.; Kathryn Vomero Santos, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi Respondent: Emily Cersonsky Hayman Panelists explore the translator or interpreter as a character in works of iction ranging from the early modern era to the present. By drawing out the shadowy igure of the translator, these works allow us to consider who translates; where, when, and how translators do so; and what the boons or pitfalls might be in moving (and living) between languages and boundaries Reading over Time 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5A, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Age Studies. Presiding: Peter J. Rabinowitz, Hamilton Coll. 1. Beyond Contempt: Ways to Read Uncle Tom s Cabin, Faye S. Halpern, Univ. of Calgary 2. Lots of Times, with Lots of Girls : Sex, the Single Woman, and he Sound and the Fury, Susan Hays Bussey, Georgia Gwinette Coll. 3. Reading Women over Time: Aging with Austen and Charrière, Susan S. Lanser, Brandeis Univ. Respondent: Cynthia R. Port, Coastal Carolina Univ. For abstracts, write to coastal.edu ater 15 Nov Andean Landscapes Reconsidered: Critical Approaches and Revisions 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 302, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Ximena Briceno, Stanford Univ. 1. Public Art and the Changing Face of Cusco, Silvia Spitta, Dartmouth Coll. 2. Overlow and Landscape in Migrant Lima: A City without Architecture, Olga Rodríguez- Ulloa, independent scholar 3. Andean Landscapes: Archaeology, Literature, Indigeneity, Jorge Coronado, Northwestern Univ. 4. he Archaeological Gaze: Andean Landscapes and the Poetics of Extinction, Ximena Briceno For abstracts, write to stanford.edu.

184 1096 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA 778. Subjectivities beyond Identity in North America and the Caribbean 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 304, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón, Emory Univ. Speakers: Abraham Acosta, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson; Laura G. Gutierrez, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón; Sheri- Marie Harrison, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia; Rebecca Janzen, Bluton Coll.; Samuel Steinberg, Univ. of Southern California Panelists provide ways to think beyond identity when describing cultural and social subjectivities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Jamaica and in the diferent transnational lows among them. he panel engages with the possibilities of accounting for contemporary subjectivities in the region without asserting identity as a transcendental signiier or an end in itself. For abstracts, write to artsci.wustl.edu ater 10 Dec Intersections: African Literature and Electronic Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Olorunshola Adenekan, Univ. of Bayreuth 1. African Literature in the Age of New Media, Olorunshola Adenekan 2. E for Africa: African Electronic Literature and Social Media, Kwabena Opoku- Agyemang, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown 3. Rewriting hings Fall Apart: Online Fan Fiction and the Reinvention of African Literature, James Yeku, Univ. of Saskatchewan For abstracts, visit africanelit.commons.mla.org/2015/03/31/proposed-abstracts/ Literature and Media Change: Historical Perspectives from Europe and the Americas 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Kelley Kreitz, Pace Univ., New York Speakers: Paul Benzon, Skidmore Coll.; Chris Brandon, Jr., Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Katie Chenoweth, Prince ton Univ.; Kelley Kreitz; Emily McGinn, Lafayette Coll.; Julia Panko, Weber State Univ.; Patricia J. Roylance, Syracuse Univ. Panelists consider literature as a window on media change. Drawing on examples from Europe and the Americas, we ask how literary texts have critiqued or proposed alternatives to dominant or emerging media practices. We also pursue new insights by comparing across the national boundaries and time periods that oten frame conversations about literature and media change he Center and Beyond: he Expansion of the Global En glish Department 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 10A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Laura Squires, New Economic School Speakers: Myles K. Chilton, Nihon Univ.; Hyunyoung Cho, George Mason Univ., Seoul; James F. En glish, Univ. of Pennsylvania; James Hodapp, American Univ. of Beirut; Najla Jarkas, American Univ. of Beirut; Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing he teaching of anglophone literature outside the Anglosphere: to what extent are we also language teachers? What contributions do teachers outside the Anglosphere make to transnationalism and globalism as research and pedagogical paradigms? 782. he New Literary Cosmology 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: Jason D. Gladstone, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder 1. he New Creationism, Michael W. Clune, Case Western Reserve Univ. 2. Archefossil/ Technofossil, Jason D. Gladstone 3. Cosmic Realism, Kate Marshall, Univ. of Notre Dame Respondent: Mark McGurl, Stanford Univ. For abstracts, write to colorado.edu after 1 Dec he Female Voice in Lyric, Elizabethan to Victorian 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Marcy L. North, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. Philaenis to Sappho: Donne, Poetic Authorship, and Ancient Female Lyric Voices, Brian Pietras, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 2. Virgins, Maids, and Wenches: Late- Seventeenth- Century Broadside Ballads and Giving Voice to Young Single Women, Margaret J. M. Ezell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station 3. Gendered Song: Christina Rossetti s Musical Meters, Joanna Swaford, State Univ. of New York, New Paltz Respondent: Emily M. Harrington, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder For abstracts, write to colorado.edu.

185 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Black Women s Poetry and the Color Line 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC A special session. Presiding: Heidi Morse, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1. Harper s Poetics of Piety, Travis M. Foster, Villanova Univ. 2. She Speaked What She Knowed : Code- Switching and the Poetics of Class in Post- Reconstruction Poetry, Ajuan Mance, Mills Coll. 3. Witnessing Lynching: he (Forgotten) Record by Black Female Poets, Laura Vrana, Penn State Univ., University Park For abstracts, write to umich.edu ater 1 Nov Pox Americana: he Past, Present, and Future of Epidemic Illness in American Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Rachel Conrad Bracken, Rice Univ , the Year of Living Epidemically: Circumatlantic Transmission in Defoe, Mather, and Byrd, homas Lawrence Long, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 2. herapeutic Citizenship in the Early American Pestilent Imaginary, Kelly Bezio, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi 3. Caregiving and the Ethics of Citizenship, Cristobal S. Silva, Columbia Univ. 4. Inluenza and Epidemic Temporality in Katherine Anne Porter s Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Rachel Conrad Bracken For abstracts, visit poxamericana.commons.mla.org/ Medieval Fictionality 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 303, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Rebecca Davis, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Verisimilitude and Medieval Realism, Heather Blurton, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 2. Fake Books and Hypotactic Space in Later Middle En glish Writing, Taylor Cowdery, Harvard Univ. 3. No Feyned Mater : Chaucer s Science Fiction, Lisa H. Cooper, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 4. What Were Fictions Made Of? Julie Orlemanski, Univ. of Chicago 787. he Allure of Catholicism in Early Modern En glish Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Geremy Carnes, Lindenwood Univ. 1. Elizabeth Grymeston and the Memento Mori Tradition, Emily Fine, Brandeis Univ. 2. An Unusual Depiction of the Virtuous Jesuit in Philip Massinger s he Renegado, Mike Nolan, La Trobe Univ. 3. Riddling Shrit : he Friar- Confessor on the Early Modern Stage, Jane Wanninger, Vanderbilt Univ he Romantic Public 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Matthew C. Borushko, Stonehill Coll. 1. Gited Histories: Scott s Fictions of Suspended Accountability, Isaac Cowell, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 2. Ideas of Adolescence : Shelley, College, Culture, Christopher Rovee, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge 3. Capital in the Twenty- First Century; or, Piketty s Romantic Public Sphere from Austen to ater Celan, Robert George Kaufman, Univ. of California, Berkeley 789. Comparative Perspectives on João Guimarães Rosa 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 301, JW Marriott Program arranged by the American Portuguese Studies Association. Presiding: Luiz Fernando Valente, Brown Univ. 1. Grande Sertão: Américas, Ashley Brock, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Techne, Destruction, and Enchantment in João Guimarães Rosa and Giuseppe Bonaviri, Nicola Gavioli, Florida International Univ. 3. Sertão é o mundo : he Language of Violence and Rhizomatic Resistance in Grande sertão: Veredas and Blood Meridian, James Krause, Brigham Young Univ., UT 4. Transatlantic Sertões: Guimarães Rosa Read by Ruy Duarte and Mia Couto, Victoria Saramago Padua, Stanford Univ he Postcolonial- Studies Generation 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association. Presiding: Toral Gajarawala, New York Univ. 1. Listening to hree Stacks, Reading Gaya Spivak : Das Racist and the Postcolonial- Studies Generation, Liam O Loughlin, Univ. of Pittsburgh 2. he Loose Canon: Zia Haider Rahman and Self- Conscious Postcoloniality, Nasia Anam, Univ. of California, Los Angeles 3. Provincializing the European Academy in Tabish Khair s How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position, Kasim Husain, McMaster Univ.

186 1098 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA For abstracts, visit Writing with Sound 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5C, ACC Program arranged by the forum RCWS Writing Pedagogies. Presiding: Byron Hawk, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia 1. he Serial Practice of Podcasting, Casey Boyle, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Sounding Composition: Teaching Multimodal Listening, Steph Ceraso, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County 3. Noise- to- Signal: Error- Based Pedagogy in Multimedia Writing Spaces, Steven Hammer, Saint Joseph s Univ he Ideological Space(s) of Italian Cinema and Television 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Italian. Presiding: Allison A. Cooper, Bowdoin Coll. 1. Space, Sustainability, and the Roman Periphery in Pasolini and His Cinematic Heirs, Viktor I. Berberi, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris 2. Liberating the Let: Toward a Humanist Language of Impegno for a Post- ideological Age in Roberto Andò s Viva la libertà, Millicent Joy Marcus, Yale Univ. 3. Cohabitation and Sacriice: Ideology and the Posthuman in Italian Cinema, Elena Margarita Past, Wayne State Univ. 4. Angels of Evil: Negotiating Sympathetic Perpetrators on the Italian Small Screen, Dana E. Renga, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 793. Lost Objects in Jewish American Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Jewish American. Presiding: Victoria Aarons, Trinity Univ. 1. Anne Frank in the Attic: Finding and Losing the Past in Contemporary America, Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport Univ. 2. Lost Objects and Holocaust Memory in Nicole Krauss s Great House and Ayelet Waldman s Love and Treasure, Jennifer Lemberg, New York Univ. 3. Fragmentary Returns: Object Fetishism in Post- Holocaust Jewish Literature, Laini Kavaloski, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Respondent: Maeera Yafa Shreiber, Univ. of Utah For abstracts and papers, write to purdue.edu ater 10 Dec Earth: Anthropocene Fantasies 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English. Presiding: Cassandra Laity, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville 1. Modernism s Vibrant Matter? Environmental Determinism as Nostalgia in Halford Mackinder, Blast, and E. M. Forster, Rebecca A. Walsh, North Carolina State Univ. 2. Feminist Geophilia: Modernist Love Poetry s Rock Roses and Darwin s Beagle Geology, Cassandra Laity 3. Nineteenth- Century Geoengineering in John Ruskin and Jules Verne, Zach Horton, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 795. Rock, Paper, Scissors 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 311, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Poetry and Poetics. Presiding: Brian M. Reed, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 1. Susan Howe s Ephemeral Architectures, Rachael Wilson, New York Univ. 2. From Information to Meaning: Storage as Medial and Poetic Practice, Lea Pao, Penn State Univ., University Park 3. Unpublishable Textures: Word, Image, and Afect in Rengetsu s Poetics, Sayumi Takahashi Harb, independent scholar 4. Blot: Jo[h]nson; or, Seventeenth- Century Poetic Form and the Aesthetics of Writing, Adhaar Noor Desai, Bard Coll Subject(s) Matter: Genealogies of Sympathy in Texts 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 308, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus. Presiding: Alexandrine Mailhe, Univ. of California, Davis 1. Shoes: Shaping of Sympathy in Louise Erdrich s Tracks and he Round House, Corinne Bancrot, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 2. Visiting Otherness: Vicarious Travel and Empathetic Engagement in Tropic of Orange and Open City, Lee Olsen, Univ. of Nevada, Reno 3. Sin bien ni bienes ( Without Wellness nor Belongings ): he Absence of Sympathy and Human Devaluation in Rosas de Oquendo, Dexter Zavalza Hough- Snee, Univ. of California, Berkeley 4. Sympathy for the Rebel: Identiicatory Strategies and Mediating Subjectivities in Frederick Douglass s he Heroic Slave, Sean Gerrity, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

187 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Bouncing on the Stone Mattress: Atwood s Short Fiction 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 5B, ACC Program arranged by the Margaret Atwood Society. Presiding: Eleonora Rao, Univ. of Salerno 1. Sweet Are the Uses of Revenge; or, he Revenger s Comedy in Stone Mattress, Shuli Barzilai, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem 2. hrough the Fun House Looking Glass: he Fantastic Mirror in Stone Mattress, Allan B. Weiss, York Univ. 3. Dreams, Nightmares, Myths, Stories: Margaret Atwood s Re- visions in Stone Mattress, Mary Green, Ryerson Univ. For abstracts, write to unisa.it Cognitive Science in the Goethezeit 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Goethe Society of North America. Presiding: John H. Smith, Univ. of California, Irvine 1. Goethe and Schiller as Pioneers of Embodied Cognition, Frederick Amrine, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Phantasy and Cognition: Johannes Müller Reading Goethe, Edgar Landgraf, Bowling Green State Univ. 3. Des bildenden Geists werdender Werkstatt : Hölderlin and the Plasticity of Poetry, Charlotte Lee, Univ. of Cambridge, Murray Edwards Coll Forms and Feelings of Latina/o Literature 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Latina and Latino. Presiding: Norma Elia Cantú, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City 1. Sounding Chicana/o Narratives: Feminist Afinities, Queer Sonorities, Wanda Alarcon, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Inviting Death: Polvo, SIDA, and Queer Relationality in the Work of Manuel Ramos Otero, Christina León, Oregon State Univ. 3. La maldad de Martin Wong: Approximating Nuyorico, Roy Pérez, Willamette Univ. 4. Ana Castillo s he Mixquiahuala Letters and the Uses of Ambiguity, Ashley Pérez, Ohio State Univ., Columbus For abstracts, write to umkc.edu Food for hought 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Medieval French. Presiding: Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner, Boston Coll. 1. Perceval s Last Supper: Meals for Maturity in the Conte du graal, Timothy J. Tomasik, Valparaiso Univ. 2. Food as Spiritual Vehicle: he Sturgeon in Le roman de la Manekine, Stephanie Grace Petinos, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 3. Food, Sex, and Fabliaux, Patricia Sokolski, La- Guardia Community Coll., City Univ. of New York 801. Site- Speciic Art and the Performance of Everyday Protest 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum GS Drama and Performance. Presiding: Nadia Ellis, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. Marching at the Intersection of Life and Death: From the March on Washington to Bloody Sunday, Soyica Diggs Colbert, Georgetown Univ. 2. Black Radical Movements and Courtroom Drawings, 1971, Mercy Romero, Sonoma State Univ. 3. City of Brotherly Love and War: Reprogramming the Working- Class Street Spectator, Michael D Alessandro, Harvard Univ. 4. Projecting the Alt- Social : Protesting and Recuperating Contemporary Sociality through Jenny Holzer s Projections, Sarah Lozier, Univ. of California, Riverside 802. What Qualities Matter in Teaching the Humanities Online 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 201, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum HEP Community Colleges. Presiding: Michael A. Burke, Saint Louis Community Coll., Meramec Campus, MO 1. Establishing Community in an Online Composition Course, Kelly Wavering, Saint Louis Community Coll., Meramec Campus, MO 2. Is here a Teacher in his Class? Jennifer Black, Boise State Univ. 3. Lessons from Teaching Holocaust Literature Online, Linda Weinhouse, Community Coll. of Baltimore County, MD 4. Presence hat Matters: Communication Models in Online Teaching, Shirin E. Edwin, Sam Houston State Univ. For abstracts and papers, write to stlcc.edu ater 1 Jan Finance Capital and the University 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Marxism, Literature, and Society. Presiding: Christopher John Newield, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1. Securitization and University of Finance, Amanda Armstrong, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

188 1100 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA 2. Financialization and he Wisconsin Idea in the Twenty- First Century, Richard A. Grusin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 3. Tech Transfer and Finance ater Academic Capitalism, Lenora Hanson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 4. he Force of Diversity: Risk, Privatization, and the Salaita Afair, Nick Mitchell, Univ. of California, Riverside 804. Conservatives and Conservatism 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 6A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Late- 19thand Early-20th-Century American. Presiding: Russ Castronovo, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Speakers: Nolan Bennett, Duke Univ.; Sydney Bukin, Washington and Lee Univ.; Susan Gillman, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; Jackson Lears, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Donald E. Pease, Dartmouth Coll.; Nathan Wolf, Tuts Univ. How can we conceptualize conservatism in relation to fundamental questions of deinition, method, and political and historical signiicance? Panelists seek to understand the logic and allure behind various styles of conservatism, whether understood in terms of un- Americanism, race relations, genre, or commercial success Diasporic Communities, Transnational Publics, and the Global Arab 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Arab and Arab American. Presiding: Carol N. Fadda- Conrey, Syracuse Univ. 1. he Place of the Arab Jew in Postcolonial and Diasporic Arab Studies, Ella Shohat, New York Univ. 2. he Arabic Novel, Globality, and Diaspora, Waïl S. Hassan, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Romancing the War on Terror: Mass- Market Desert Romances and United States Imperialism as Love Story, Amira Jarmakani, Georgia State Univ. Respondent: Carol N. Fadda- Conrey 806. Digital Media and the Reiied Canon 12:00 noon 1:15 p.m., 9A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sheila Liming, Univ. of North Dakota 1. Fracking the Canon: Spatial Metaphors and the Stakes of Invasive Critique, Sheila Liming 2. Networking the Canon: Reconstituting the American Literature Canon through Online Distribution Systems, Ashley Champagne, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 3. Disrupting Canonicity: Digital Ethnographic Research and the Renegotiation of Canon in an Online Leisure Reading Community, Dawn Opel, Arizona State Univ., Tempe For abstracts, visit ater 1 Nov. Sunday, 10 January 1:45 p.m New Disciplinary Histories 1:45 3:00 p.m., 19A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ted Underwood, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1. Mechanical Collator, Machine Reader: Stereoscopic Criticism, Joan Lubin, Univ. of Pennsylvania 2. Is Activist History Also Disciplinary History? Jordan Alexander Stein, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center 3. Long Periods of Boredom, Short Periods of Terror : Crisis and Disciplinarity in On the Origin of Species, Devin Griiths, Univ. of Southern California 4. Classroom Practice and Critical Disciplinary History, Rachel Buurma, Swarthmore Coll.; Laura Hefernan, Univ. of North Florida For abstracts, visit rachelsagnerbuurma.org/ uncategorized/disciplinary-history-mla Periodizations and heir Publics since :45 3:00 p.m., 7, ACC A special session. Presiding: Kevin Brazil, Univ. of Oxford, Saint Catherine s Coll.; Kathryn Fleishman, Univ. of California, Berkeley Speakers: Sarah Chihaya, Prince ton Univ.; Amy Hungerford, Yale Univ.; David James, Univ. of London, Queen Mary Coll.; Katherine V. Snyder, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Daniel W. Worden, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque Participants consider how literature since 1945 has been periodized in literary studies. Which terms modern, postmodern, post-45, contemporary have gained or lost purchase? How do different terms shape the work we do as interpreters of texts? Engaging with recent discipline- wide attention to periodization, the discussion relects on what is at stake in our impulse to periodize. For abstracts, visit periodizationsince1945.commons.mla.org/.

189 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Poetry, Gender, Ecocriticism 1:45 3:00 p.m., 306, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: T. Mera Moore Lafferty, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. Queer Ecology: he Posthuman Aesthetic in the Poetry of Olvido García Valdés, Enrique Álvarez, Florida State Univ. 2. Collected Stones in the Museum of Spectacles : Sublime Cityscapes in Dionne Brand s Ossuaries, Collin Campbell, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland 3. Jorie Graham s Sea Change: An Anti- catalog for the Anthropocene, Sarah Dimick, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 4. Elizabeth Bishop s he Riverman : A Shaman, a Healing Plant, and a Call to Amazonian Environmental Awareness, Elizabeth Neely, Texas Wesleyan Univ. For abstracts and papers, write to ater 1 Nov he Walking Dead: Revenant Justice in Early America 1:45 3:00 p.m., 4BC, ACC A special session. Presiding: Kathleen Donegan, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. Transatlantic Apparitions: Ghostly Exchanges in Colonial America, Erin Pearson, Univ. of Rochester 2. Translating the Ordeal of Touch: Speaking and Silent Bodies in Early America, Rebecca Rosen, Prince ton Univ. 3. When Graves Shall Freely Render Up heir Dead : he Spectral Origins of the American Cadaver, Tifany DeRewal, Temple Univ., Philadelphia 811. Heiner Müller in America 1:45 3:00 p.m., 209, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Stephen Matthew Brockmann, Carnegie Mellon Univ. 1. Mauser in Austin, Fall 1975, Janet Swafar, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. Mauser in Madison, 21 November 1975, Jost Hermand, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 3. Müller Encounters America, Helen Fehervary, Ohio State Univ., Columbus Respondent: Marc David Silberman, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 812. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar 1:45 3:00 p.m., 303, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Anne Donadey, San Diego State Univ. Speakers: Diya Abdo, Guilford Coll.; Maria Park Bobrof, Guilford Coll.; Carine Bourget, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson; Ferial Maya Boutaghou, Florida International Univ.; Anne Donadey; Hanan Elsayed, Occidental Coll.; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia Univ. Djebar is one of the most commonly taught women writers from Arab or Muslim backgrounds in North America. his session is organized around the forthcoming MLA volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar. Participants briely discuss major issues that arise when teaching Djebar s works, pertaining to historiographical, linguistic, gender, and cultural contexts. For abstracts, write to u.arizona.edu ater 15 Dec he Dissertation as Life Chapter: From Conlicts to Closure 1:45 3:00 p.m., 201, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Rebecca Mercedes Gordon, Northern Arizona Univ. 1. Managing Time, Understanding Relationships, and Family Baggage, Carol Morrison, Univ. of California, Berkeley 2. Managing the Dissertation Committee, Susan Gaylard, Univ. of Washington, Seattle Respondent: Cassandra Sciortino, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 814. Inventing Literary Languages in Eurasia 1:45 3:00 p.m., 307, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Russian and Eurasian. Presiding: Gabriella Safran, Stanford Univ.; Rebecca Jane Stanton, Columbia Univ. 1. Revisiting Hebrew as an Invented Language: he Russian Imperial Context, Sara Feldman, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2. Second Homeland : Persians and Tajiks in the Soviet Archive of World Literature, Samuel Hodgkin, Univ. of Chicago 3. Pushkin bizniki! he 1937 Pushkin Centennial in Uzbekistan, Boram Shin, Univ. of Cambridge For abstracts, visit mlaslavic.blogspot.com Comparing Literary Historiography 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Sevinc Turkkan, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York Speakers: Hosam Mohamed Aboul- Ela, Univ. of Houston, University Park; Alexander Beecrot, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia; Bhavya Tiwari, Univ. of Houston, University Park

190 1102 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA Panelists examine the writing of literary history that involves more than one language and (hence) cultural base. Examples of comparative literary history include world literary history; regional (e.g., of Europe) or imperial literary histories; and histories of nations with literary traditions in a variety of languages (e.g., India, Canada, Switzerland, United States) Cuban Postexile Identities 1:45 3:00 p.m., 309, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum LLC Cuban and Cuban Diasporic. Presiding: César A. Salgado, Univ. of Texas, Austin 1. Cuba through the Looking Glass: he Transnational Imaginaries of Cuban and Cuban American Fiction, Emily Maguire, Northwestern Univ. 2. Reimagining Cubanidad: Transnational and Alternative Spaces in Contemporary Cuban Cultural Production, Eva Silot Bravo, Univ. of Miami 3. Contemporary Cuban Screen Cultures: Digital Archives beyond the Hyphen, Paloma Duong, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. 4. Toward a Cuban Postexile Literature: New Media s Role in a Transnational Cultural Imaginary, Lizabel Monica, Prince ton Univ. For abstracts, write to austin.utexas.edu Is the Short Story Queer? 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Christopher Looby, Univ. of California, Los Angeles Speakers: GerShun Avilez, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Dorri Beam, Syracuse Univ.; Shannon Brennan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Natasha Hurley, Univ. of Alberta; Kate Krueger, Arkansas State Univ.; Jennifer Schnepf, Harvard Univ.; Omari Weekes, Univ. of Pennsylvania Is there something queer about the short story? Is it the perverse narrative other of the novel s heteronormative proclivities? Discussion of relations between sexuality and narrative scale in such short story writers as James Baldwin, Ambrose Bierce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Radclyfe Hall, Bret Harte, W. W. Jacobs, Sarah Orne Jewett, Edgar Allan Poe, Makeda Silvera, and Gertrude Stein. For abstracts and stories, write to humnet.ucla.edu ater 1 Dec Objects of Global Media 1:45 3:00 p.m., 205, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Grant Wythof, Columbia Univ. Speakers: Paul Benzon, Skidmore Coll.; Keegan Finberg, Vanderbilt Univ.; Jaime Lee Kirtz, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; Jinying Li, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Grant Wythof his session ofers critical considerations of the technologies of global capital at a local level. Following a pecha kucha format, each presenter focuses on a single key object within the global media landscape, ofering a materially inlected close reading of that object as a way of raising larger issues including labor, embodiment, access, community, and history. For abstracts, visit paulbenzon.com/ mla16objects/ ater 1 Dec he New Open- Access Environment: Innovation in Research, Editing, and Publishing 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5C, ACC A special session. Presiding: Caroline Edwards, Univ. of London, Birkbeck Coll. Speakers: Michael Collins, Univ. of Kent; Jenifer Gundry, Prince ton heological Seminary; Alex Mueller, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston; Elissa Zellinger, Armstrong State Univ. Panelists discuss how open- access publications are transforming the kind of research that is possible and necessitating new editorial practices. he session hosts an informed discussion with the audience about the current changes in scholarly publishing and the opportunities, as well as challenges, that open access brings to literary scholarship in the twenty- irst century. For more information, visit Idyll Times 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Claire Elizabeth Jarvis, Stanford Univ. 1. Forms of Choice in Idylls of the King, Amanpal Singh Garcha, Ohio State Univ., Columbus 2. Fairy Nostrils, Claire Elizabeth Jarvis 3. he Ecological Imaginary of he Idylls of the King, Allen MacDuie, Univ. of Texas, Austin 821. Transnational, Multilingual Publics in the Seventeenth Century 1:45 3:00 p.m., 10B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Penelope Meyers, New York Univ. 1. All Dialects of Sorrowe : he Multilingual Mourning for Moritz von Hesse- Kassel, Kevin Chovanec, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

191 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January Building a Transnational Community inside and outside the Text in the Second Part of he Pilgrim s Progress, Hyunyoung Cho, George Mason Univ. 3. Staging Montaigne at Blackfriars, Phillip Usher, New York Univ. For abstracts, write to .unc.edu Victorian Collaboration: Relationships, Literature, and Community 1:45 3:00 p.m., 12A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Holly A. Laird, Univ. of Tulsa 1. Crossing Public and National Boundaries through Collaborative Correspondence: Anna Jameson and Ottilie von Goethe, Linda Kay Hughes, Texas Christian Univ. 2. Irregular Measures: Collaborative Interactions of Word and Image in Goblin Market, Heather Bozant Witcher, Saint Louis Univ. 3. he Rhymers Reasons: All- Male Collaboration at the Fin de Siècle, Emily M. Harrington, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder For abstracts, visit heatherbozantwitcher.org/mla-2016/ Alternative Histories and Contemporary Black Poetics 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6A, ACC A special session. Presiding: Carter A. Mathes, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 1. All in the Telling: John Keene s Counter- narrative Strategy, Phillip Brian Harper, New York Univ. 2. Please Feel Free to Perform the Text : Decisions and Undecidability in Mendi + Keith Obadike s Big House / Disclosure, Evie Shockley, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 3. he Name s the Last hing to Disappear: he Vanishing Point of Diasporic Memory in C. S. Giscombe s Giscome Road and John Akomfrah s he Nine Muses, Christopher Chen, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz 4. Black Grotesquerie, Aliyyah Inaya Abdur- Rahman, Brandeis Univ Romantic Genealogies of Kinship 1:45 3:00 p.m., 5B, ACC A special session. Presiding: Talia Vestri Croan, Boston Univ. 1. he Character of Blood: Celebrity Kinship and the Kembles Shakespearean Repertoire, Vivian Davis, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville 2. In the Place of a Parent: Romanticism and Adoption, Eric C. Walker, Florida State Univ. 3. Spots of Sibling Time: Relational Networks in Wordsworth s Lyrical Ballads, Talia Vestri Croan 825. Urban Spaces and Hispanic Cultural Studies 1:45 3:00 p.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. Presiding: Mary Wildner- Bassett, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson 1. Malcolm Compitello s Peanut Barrel Postmodernism, Susan Larson, Univ. of Kentucky 2. Malcolm Compitello and Urban Everyday Life: heory and Practice, Benjamin Fraser, East Carolina Univ. 3. Cuán largo me lo iáis! he Administrative Acumen of Malcolm Compitello, William Nichols, Georgia State Univ Constitutions and Literature: United States Contexts and heory 1:45 3:00 p.m., 6B, ACC Program arranged by the forum TC Law and the Humanities. Presiding: Peter Mallios, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 1. Defamation in Fiction: Judicial Ways of Envisioning the Audience to Harmful Speech, Richard Weisberg, Yeshiva Univ., New York 2. Too Much and Not Enough: he Motif of the hree- Fiths Clause and the Elusive Temptation of Equality in African American Literature, Imani Perry, Prince ton Univ. 3. he Constitution as Composition: Carl Schmitt and Walter Benjamin on the Representational Nature of Political Order, David Pan, Univ. of California, Irvine 4. Characteristic Writing and the Constitution in Early America, Leila Mansouri, Univ. of California, Berkeley For abstracts, write to umd.edu ater 15 Dec Spatial Criticism and heory 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8C, ACC Program arranged by the forum TM Literary Criticism. Presiding: Robert Tally, Texas State Univ. 1. he Space- Time of Criticism, Jefrey J. Williams, Carnegie Mellon Univ. 2. African Literary Maps and the Cold War, Monica Popescu, McGill Univ. 3. Site Reading, David Alworth, Harvard Univ Other han Human 1:45 3:00 p.m., 10A, ACC Program arranged by the forum CLCS Global Anglophone. Presiding: Jennifer Wenzel, Columbia Univ. 1. And the Earth Opened Its Mouth and Swallowed hem... : he Posthumanist Sublime in

192 1104 Sunday, 10 January [ PMLA Joan Lindsay s Picnic at Hanging Rock, Jana Maria Giles, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe 2. Climate Change, he Hungry Tide, and Other han Human Time, Brandon Jones, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Claude McKay s Rhythms and the New Human, Racheal Forlow, Univ. of Pittsburgh 4. More han Human: Extravagant Humanity in Ben Okri s he Famished Road, Rose Casey, Cornell Univ. For abstracts, write to columbia.edu ater 1 Dec Lawrence and Native Encounters 1:45 3:00 p.m., 8A, ACC Program arranged by the D. H. Lawrence Society of North America. Presiding: Joyce Piell Wexler, Loyola Univ., Chicago 1. Close Proximity: D. H. Lawrence, New Mexico Pueblo Tribes, and 1920s Pan- Tribal Activism, Julianne Newmark, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque 2. Red Wolf: Totem, Taboo, and Topophilia in Lawrence s Southwest, Lee M. Jenkins, University Coll. Cork 3. D. H. Lawrence and the Birth of Ritual: Out of Dionysian heory, Nidesh Lawtoo, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD 4. When a Native Meet a Native : Lawrence, Embodiment, and the Encounter with Place, Mark Deggan, Simon Fraser Univ Karl Ove Knausgård and Nordic Literary Culture 1:45 3:00 p.m., 203, JW Marriott Program arranged by the forum CLCS Nordic. Presiding: Julie K. Allen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 1. Knausgård, the Welfare State, and How to Reclaim Personal Identity, Jakob Holm, Univ. of Texas, Austin 2. My Struggle with Boundaries, Peter Sjølyst- Jackson, Birmingham City Univ. 3. Aspects of Struggle in Karl Ove Knausgård s Min kamp, Espen Børdahl, Goethe Univ. Frankfurt 831. Sounds of the South 1:45 3:00 p.m., 19B, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC Southern United States. Presiding: Rebecca Mark, Tulane Univ. 1. he Free Voice of the South : Cuba s Revolutionary Radio and Hemispheric Activism, Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder, Univ. of Mississippi 2. Not Intended for My Ears : Slavery, Surveillance, and Auditory Epistemologies in Harriet Jacobs s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Julius Fleming, Jr., Univ. of Maryland, College Park 3. Blessed Graceland Whispers to Me: Sounding and Imaging a Postmodern Pastoral South in Buddy Jewell s Sweet Southern Comfort, Adam Gussow, Univ. of Mississippi 832. Sounding Of, Civility, Chilling Efects, and Retaliation 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18A, ACC Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities. Presiding: Sophia A. McClennen, Penn State Univ., University Park 1. A Case for (a Certain Kind of) Civility, David Palumbo- Liu, Stanford Univ. 2. he Incivility of Contingency, Judy Olson, California State Univ., Los Angeles 3. he Self- Colonizing Faculty, Marc Bousquet, Emory Univ Mediated Legacies: New heoretical Approaches to Pirandello 1:45 3:00 p.m., 305, JW Marriott Program arranged by the Pirandello Society of America. Presiding: Jana O Keefe Bazzoni, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York 1. Phenomenology and Criticality in Pirandellian Language: An Austinian Reading, Eny V. Di Iorio, Lorenzo de Medici, Italian Intl. Inst. 2. he Pirandellian Dimension of Antonioni s Al di là delle nuvole (Beyond the Clouds), Mihaela Mehr, Long Beach City Coll., CA 3. Decomposing the Self: Fausto Pirandello s Self- Portraits, Daniela Bini, Univ. of Texas, Austin Respondent: Michael Subialka, Univ. of Oxford, Saint Hugh s Coll. For abstracts, visit pirandellosociety.org In heory: American Literature since :45 3:00 p.m., 14, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American. Presiding: Mark Goble, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. American heory, Walter Benn Michaels, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago 2. Fiction and the Postracial Imaginary, Susan Koshy, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. Ater the Ideologeme, Lee Konstantinou, Univ. of Maryland, College Park 835. Cultural Collisions 1:45 3:00 p.m., 208, JW Marriott

193 130.4 ] Sunday, 10 January 1105 Program arranged by the forum CLCS European Regions. Presiding: Bella P. Brodzki, Sarah Lawrence Coll. 1. Crazy Blood : Staging Migration, Wrath, and the Tragedy of Education in Contemporary Germany and France, Sebastian Wogenstein, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs 2. Multilingual Practices of Senegalese Immigrants in Rome, Maya Angela Smith, Univ. of Washington, Seattle 3. he Sound of Europe: Aural Europeanization in Turkish- German Cinema, Berna Gueneli, Grinnell Coll. 4. Heading East: Spanish- Bangla Collisions in El próximo oriente, Ranjamrittika Bhowmik, Jadavpur Univ., Kolkata; Debra Ann Castillo, Cornell Univ Race and Nineteenth- Century Media 1:45 3:00 p.m., 9A, ACC Program arranged by the forum LLC 19th- Century American and the American Literature Section. Presiding: Sarah Blackwood, Pace Univ., New York 1. Slavery, Humor, and Catharsis in Ask a Slave, Brigitte Fielder, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison 2. Uncle Tom on the Cosmopolitan Stage, Adena Spingarn, Stanford Univ. 3. Preservation Blues: Collecting Nineteenth- Century African American Music, Paul Fess, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York 4. Negative Capability: Du Bois s American Negro, If hey Gunned Me Down, and the Anti Rogues Gallery, Lindsay Reckson, Haverford Coll Literary Tourism and Its Publics: Some Guides from Medieval Time Travel 1:45 3:00 p.m., 311, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Laurie Anne Finke, Kenyon Coll. Speakers: Susan Aronstein, Univ. of Wyoming; Laurie Anne Finke; Kathleen Coyne Kelly, Northeastern Univ.; Mary K. Ramsey, Eastern Michigan Univ.; Martin B. Shichtman, Eastern Michigan Univ. Focusing on the public s interactions with the material remnants of the Middle Ages, participants investigate the ways in which histories and narratives constructed by literature frame the public s desire for heritage tourism s many pasts, as well as the ways in which the public s interactions with heritage sites inluence the production of new literatures Facing Failure: he Conlicted Confessions of María Zambrano and Rosa Chacel 1:45 3:00 p.m., 310, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Roberta Johnson, Univ. of Kansas 1. he Failed Confessions of María Zambrano and Rosa Chacel, Noël Valis, Yale Univ. 2. Personal Lives as Public Event: Exchanges between María Zambrano and Rosa Chacel, Carol S. Maier, Kent State Univ., Kent Respondent: Roberta Johnson For papers, write to yale.edu ater 15 Dec Legal and Literary Persons 1:45 3:00 p.m., 301, JW Marriott A special session. Presiding: Peter Leman, Brigham Young Univ., UT 1. he Recovery of (Legal) Personhood in Michael Ondaatje s Anil s Ghost and Nadine Aslam s Maps of Lost Lovers, Pavithra Tantrigoda, Car negie Mellon Univ. 2. Wild Men, Tree Armies, and Eagle Kings: Naturalizing Medieval Welsh Sovereignty, Jeanne L. Provost, Furman Univ. 3. Fantasy Island: Corporate Heads and Sovereign Subjects, Laura Elizabeth Lyons, Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa 4. From Coverture to Corporations: Women and Legal Personhood in Edith Wharton s he Fruit of the Tree (1907), Nicolette Bruner, Western Kentucky Univ. For abstracts, write to gmail.com Spalding Gray s Posthumous Publics: Circulating the Performance Archive 1:45 3:00 p.m., 18D, ACC A special session. Presiding: Ira S. Murin, Northwestern Univ. Speakers: Lian Amaris, artist; Eric Colleary, Harry Ransom Center; Christopher Grobe, Amherst Coll.; Ira S. Murin; James Sitar, Loyola Univ., Chicago How can performances live ater an iconic performer has died? Panelists discuss projects aimed at making Spalding Gray s autobiographical monologues posthumously available. hese include editorial projects (online and in print), scholarly research, archival curation, and live performance, each of which challenges the stabilizing power of the archive.

194 [ PMLA Forum Executive Committees Listed here are the forum executive committees for the 2016 convention year (12 Jan Jan. 2016). The dates after the names of executive committee members designate the conventions that conclude the final convention years of their terms. (A convention year begins after the close of one convention and continues through the close of the next; it is named for the convention that concludes the year.) These listings indicate which committee members are currently serving as chair and secretary. Normally, this year s secretary becomes next year s chair. Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS) CLCS Medieval David F. Hult (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Lynn Ramey (Vanderbilt Univ.), Jan Jill Ross (Univ. of Toronto), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Eleonora Stoppino (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Marisa Galvez (Stanford Univ.), Jan CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern Susanne Lindgren Woford (New York Univ.), Jan Eric MacPhail (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ralph Bauer (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Anston Bosman (Amherst Coll.), Jan Patricia E. Grieve (Columbia Univ.), Jan CLCS 18th-Century Claudia Brodsky (Princeton Univ.), Jan Helen hompson (Northwestern Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Chi-ming Yang (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nicholas A. Rennie (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan Natania Meeker (Univ. of Southern California), Jan CLCS Romantic and 19th-Century Barbara Spackman (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Anne-Lise François (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jan Mieszkowski (Reed Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Matthew Potolsky (Univ. of Utah), Jan Tilottama Rajan (Univ. of Western Ontario), Jan CLCS 20th- and 21st-Century Ramón Saldívar (Stanford Univ.), Jan Olakunle George (Brown Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Sangeeta Ray (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nergis Ertürk (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Emily Apter (New York Univ.), Jan CLCS Arthurian Ann Marie Rasmussen (Univ. of Waterloo), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Sahar Amer (Univ. of Sydney), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Bonnie Wheeler (Southern Methodist Univ.), Jan Paul Vincent Rockwell (Amherst Coll.), Jan Sian Echard (Univ. of British Columbia), Jan CLCS Celtic Lahney Preston-Matto (Adelphi Univ.), Jan Matthieu Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., Florham-Madison), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jimmy P. Miller (Temple Univ., Philadelphia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Amy Mulligan (Univ. of Notre Dame), Jan

195 130.4 ] Forum Executive Committees 1107 Lindy Brady (Univ. of Mississippi), Jan CLCS Classical and Modern Stathis Gourgouris (Columbia Univ.), Jan Heath Hutto (Univ. of Oregon), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Andrew C. Parker (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Sarah Winter (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan Seth Lerer (Univ. of California, San Diego), Jan CLCS European Regions Sandra L. Bermann (Princeton Univ.), Jan Bella P. Brodzki (Sarah Lawrence Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Debra Ann Castillo (Cornell Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Sebastian Wogenstein (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan Corinne Laura Scheiner (Colorado Coll.), Jan CLCS Global Anglophone Joseph R. Slaughter (Columbia Univ.), Jan Jennifer A. Wenzel (Columbia Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Toral Gajarawala (New York Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Tsitsi Jaji (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Jan Snehal Shingavi (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan CLCS Global Arab and Arab American [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Carol N. Fadda-Conrey (Syracuse Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Pauline Homsi Vinson (Diablo Valley Coll., CA), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Hatem Akil (Seminole State Coll. of Florida), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] CLCS Global Hispanophone [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Raúl Marrero-Fente (Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Adolfo Campoy-Cubillo (Oakland Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Joyce Lynn Tolliver (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan Benita Sampedro (Hofstra Univ.), Jan CLCS Global Jewish Benjamin Schreier (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Jonathan E. Freedman (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Lisa Marcus (Paciic Lutheran Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Maya Barzilai (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan Simchi Cohen (Drexel Univ.), Jan CLCS Global South [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Nirmala Menon (Indian Inst. of Tech., Indore), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Roopika Risam (Salem State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Anne Garland Mahler (Univ. of Arizona), Jan Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan CLCS Hemispheric American [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Diana Taylor (New York Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Macarena Gomez Barris (Univ. of Southern California), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Gina Athena Ulysse (Wesleyan Univ.), Jan Ana Paulina Lee (Columbia Univ.), Jan CLCS Mediterranean Guillermina De Ferrari (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan Josiah Blackmore (Harvard Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Anna Botta (Smith Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Kathleen P. Long (Cornell Univ.), Jan Nevine El Nossery (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan CLCS Nordic Anne-Marie Andreasson-Hogg (North Park Univ.), Jan Julie K. Allen (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Kjerstin Marie Moody (Gustavus Adolphus Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Dean Krouk (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan Marianne Stecher (Univ. of Washington, Seattle), Jan Genre Studies (GS) GS Children s and Young Adult Literature [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Marah Gubar (Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Lee A. Talley (Rowan Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jan Christopher Susina (Illinois State Univ.), Jan Michelle Ann Abate (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan GS Comics and Graphic Narratives Joseph Witek (Stetson Univ.), Jan Martha B. Kuhlman (Bryant Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Nhora Lucia Serrano (Harvard Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Christopher Pizzino (Univ. of Georgia), Jan Susan E. Kirtley (Portland State Univ.), Jan GS Drama and Performance Brian Eugenio Herrera (Princeton Univ.), Jan Jody Enders (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Eng-Beng Lim (Dartmouth Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nadia Ellis (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Shane Vogel (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan. 2020

196 1108 Modern Language Association [ PMLA GS Folklore, Myth, and Fairy Tale Sharon Lynette Jones (Wright State Univ.), Jan Cristina Bacchilega (Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Constance Bailey (Univ. of Missouri, Columbia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Casey Kayser (Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville), Jan Shelley Ingram (Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette), Jan GS Life Writing Irene Kacandes (Dartmouth Coll.), Jan Rocío G. Davis (Universidad de Navarra), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Georgia Kathryn Johnston (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) John Matteson (John Jay Coll., City Univ. of New York), Jan Emily Hipchen (Univ. of West Georgia), Jan GS Noniction Prose Amardeep Singh (Lehigh Univ.), Jan Brian Lennon (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Howard Horwitz (Univ. of Utah), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Brian McGrath (Clemson Univ.), Jan David Bahr (Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York), Jan GS Poetry and Poetics Heather Dubrow (Fordham Univ., Bronx), Jan Alan Golding (Univ. of Louisville), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Meta DuEwa Jones (Howard Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Brian M. Reed (Univ. of Washington, Seattle), Jan Alexandra Socarides (Univ. of Missouri, Columbia), Jan GS Prose Fiction Wai Chee Dimock (Yale Univ.), Jan Mark McGurl (Stanford Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Hester Blum (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jennifer Wicke (Univ. of Virginia), Jan Gayle Rogers (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan GS Speculative Fiction Ian MacDonald (Wittenberg Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Eric Aronof (Michigan State Univ.), Jan Tyler Curtain (Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Gerry Canavan (Marquette Univ.), Jan Alexis Lothian (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan GS Travel Writing Gaurav G. Desai (Tulane Univ.), Jan Katarina Gephardt (Kennesaw State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ali Behdad (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) David Farley (Saint John s Univ., NY), Jan Lauren Coats (Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge), Jan Higher Education and the Profession (HEP) HEP Community Colleges Falk Cammin (Foothill Coll., CA), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Stacey Lee Donohue (Central Oregon Community Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Linda Weinhouse (Community Coll. of Baltimore County, Essex, MD), Jan Michael A. Burke (Saint Louis Community Coll., Meramec Campus), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) HEP Part-Time and Contingent Faculty Issues Margaret Hanzimanolis (De Anza Coll. and Cañada Coll., CA), Jan Maria Maisto (New Faculty Majority and Cuyahoga Community Coll., Western Campus, OH), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Lee Skallerup Bessette (Univ. of Kentucky), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Virginia Cooper (Carroll Coll.), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] HEP Teaching as a Profession Jefrey J. Williams (Carnegie Mellon Univ.), Jan Kimberly Nance (Illinois State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Robert Samuels (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Rebecca E. Burnett (Georgia Inst. of Tech.), Jan Gerald Graf (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) A FR ICA N LLC African to 1990 Neil ten Kortenaar (Univ. of Toronto), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Adeleke Adeeko (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Susan Z. Andrade (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan Anjali Prabhu (Wellesley Coll.), Jan LLC African since 1990 [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Joya F. Uraizee (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Moradewun Adejunmobi (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Phyllis Suzanne Taoua (Univ. of Arizona), Jan Manori Neelika Jayawardane (State Univ. of New York, Oswego), Jan. 2020

197 130.4 ] Forum Executive Committees 1109 AMERICAN LLC Early American Sean X. Goudie (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Kathleen Donegan (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Matt Cohen (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Sarah Rivett (Princeton Univ.), Jan Monique Allewaert (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan LLC 19th-Century American Meredith L. McGill (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ivy Wilson (Northwestern Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Dana Luciano (Georgetown Univ.), Jan Rodrigo Lazo (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan Hsuan L. Hsu (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan LLC Late-19th- and Early-20th- Century American Gene Andrew Jarrett (Boston Univ.), Jan Dana Seitler (Univ. of Toronto), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Dale Marie Bauer (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Russ Castronovo (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan Edlie L. Wong (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American Paula M. L. Moya (Stanford Univ.), Jan Mark Goble (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Amy Hungerford (Yale Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Heather Houser (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan Joseph Jeon (Pomona Coll.), Jan LLC African American [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Dana A. Williams (Howard Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Deborah McDowell (Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Miriam haggert (Univ. of Iowa), Jan habiti Lewis (Washington State Univ., Vancouver), Jan LLC Asian American Allan Isaac (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan Julia Lee (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Crystal Parikh (New York Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan James Kyung-Jin Lee (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan LLC Chicana and Chicano Ralph Edward Rodriguez (Brown Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Yolanda Padilla (Univ. of Washington, Bothell), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Laura Halperin (Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Jan Olga Herrera (Univ. of Saint homas, MN), Jan Richard T. Rodríguez (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan LLC Indigenous Literatures of the United States and Canada Beth H. Piatote (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Nancy J. Peterson (Purdue Univ., West Lafayette), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jodi A. Byrd (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Melanie Benson Taylor (Dartmouth Coll.), Jan LLC Italian American [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Carla Simonini (Youngstown State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Mark Cirino (Univ. of Evansville), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nancy Caronia (Univ. of Rhode Island), Jan Clarissa Clo (San Diego State Univ.), Jan LLC Jewish American Sandor Goodhart (Purdue Univ., West Lafayette), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jennifer Glaser (Univ. of Cincinnati), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Victoria Aarons (Trinity Univ.), Jan Maeera Yafa Shreiber (Univ. of Utah), Jan Benjamin Schreier (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan LLC Latina and Latino (G100) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Norma Elia Cantú (Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Raúl Coronado (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Maia Gil Adi (George Washington Univ.), Jan John Alba Cutler (Northwestern Univ.), Jan LLC Literatures of the United States in Languages Other han English [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Ricardo Vivancos-Perez (George Mason Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Stephanie A. Fetta (Syracuse Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Sylvia Veronica Morin (Univ. of Tennessee, Martin), Jan Uriel Quesada (Loyola Univ., New Orleans), Jan LLC Southern United States Katherine Renee Henninger (Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge), Jan Rebecca Mark (Tulane Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ted B. Atkinson (Mississippi State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jolene Hubbs (Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), Jan Gina Caison (Georgia State Univ.), Jan ARABIC LLC Arabic Suha Kudsieh (Univ. of Toronto), Jan. 2016

198 1110 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Stephen Sheehi (Coll. of William and Mary), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Waïl S. Hassan (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Hoda El Shakry (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Tahia Abdel Nasser (American Univ. in Cairo), Jan ASIAN LLC East Asian Charlotte Eubanks (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Melek Ortabasi (Simon Fraser Univ., Surrey), Jan Monika Dix (Saginaw Valley State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Alexa Huang (George Washington Univ. and Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Michael Emmerich (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Paul Rouzer (Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Xinmin Liu (Washington State Univ., Pullman), Jan Xiaofei Tian (Harvard Univ.), Jan Rivi Handler-Spitz (Macalester Coll.), Jan Kelly Y. Jeong (Univ. of California, Riverside), Jan LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Masood Raja (Univ. of North Texas), Jan Chandrima Chakraborty (McMaster Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Rajender Kaur (William Paterson Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Rashmi Bhatnagar (Shiv Nadar Univ.), Jan Kanika Batra (Texas Tech Univ.), Jan LLC West Asian Michelle Hartman (McGill Univ.), Jan Michael Beard (Univ. of North Dakota), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Amy Motlagh (American Univ. in Cairo), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nergis Ertürk (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Kamran Rastegar (Tuts Univ.), Jan CANADA LLC Canadian Jennifer Blair (Univ. of Ottawa), Jan Jade R. Ferguson (Univ. of Guelph), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Larissa Lai (Univ. of Calgary), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Karis Shearer (Univ. of British Columbia, Okanagan), Jan Nicholas Bradley (Univ. of Victoria), Jan CATALAN LLC Catalan Studies María-Luisa Guardiola (Swarthmore Coll.), Jan Teresa M. Vilarós (Texas A&M Univ., College Station), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Anton Pujol (Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Edgar Illas (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan Henry Berlin (Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York), Jan DUTCH LLC Dutch Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan Ulrich Tiedau (University Coll. London), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Samuel Mareel (Ghent Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Yves T Sjoen (Ghent Univ.), Jan Johannes Burgers (Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York), Jan ENGLISH LLC Old English Kathleen Davis (Univ. of Rhode Island), Jan Stephen J. Harris (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Elaine Treharne (Stanford Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Matthew Hussey (Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby), Jan Renée R. Trilling (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan LLC Middle English Marilynn R. Desmond (Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York), Jan Ruth Evans (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Shannon Gayk (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Erin Felicia Labbie (Bowling Green State Univ.), Jan Geraldine Heng (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan LLC Chaucer Kathy M. Lavezzo (Univ. of Iowa), Jan Jessica Rosenfeld (Washington Univ. in St. Louis), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Mark Miller (Univ. of Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Emma E. Lipton (Univ. of Missouri, Columbia), Jan Catherine Sanok (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan LLC 16th-Century English Michael L. Witmore (Folger Shakespeare Library), Jan Graham Hammill (Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Katherine Eggert (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Ellen MacKay (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan Anne Myers (Univ. of Missouri, Columbia), Jan LLC Shakespeare Mary L. Floyd-Wilson (Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Jan Bradin Cormack (Princeton Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Elizabeth D. Harvey (Univ. of Toronto), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Sarah Werner (Rockville, MD), Jan. 2019

199 130.4 ] Forum Executive Committees 1111 Gina Bloom (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan LLC 17th-Century English Kristen Poole (Univ. of Delaware, Newark), Jan Molly Murray (Columbia Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Mihoko Suzuki (Univ. of Miami), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Julia Reinhard Lupton (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan Sharon Achinstein (Johns Hopkins Univ., MD), Jan LLC Restoration and Early- 18th-Century English Wolfram Michael Schmidgen (Washington Univ. in St. Louis), Jan J. Paul Hunter (Univ. of Chicago and Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Sean D. Moore (Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Laura C. Mandell (Texas A&M Univ., College Station), Jan Laura L. Runge (Univ. of South Florida), Jan LLC Late-18th-Century English Kevis Goodman (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Deidre Shauna Lynch (Harvard Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Sandra Macpherson (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jayne Elizabeth Lewis (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan Jonathan Sachs (Concordia Univ.), Jan LLC English Romantic Marjorie Levinson (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Miranda Jane Burgess (Univ. of British Columbia), Jan Mark E. Canuel (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Margaret E. Russett (Univ. of Southern California), Jan Denise Gigante (Stanford Univ.), Jan LLC Victorian and Early-20th- Century English Cassandra Laity (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Jan Richard Menke (Univ. of Georgia), Jan William A. Cohen (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Elizabeth Outka (Univ. of Richmond), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Daniel Hack (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) David S. Kurnick (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Aviva Briefel (Bowdoin Coll.), Jan Daniel Akiva Novak (Univ. of Mississippi), Jan Ellen Crowell (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan Carolyn Lesjak (Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century English and Anglophone Kevin J. H. Dettmar (Pomona Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Priya Joshi (Temple Univ., Philadelphia), Jan Jahan Ramazani (Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Debra Rae Cohen (Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia), Jan Peter J. Kalliney (Univ. of Kentucky), Jan FRENCH LLC Medieval French Catherine M. Jones (Univ. of Georgia), Jan Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner (Boston Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Daisy J. Delogu (Univ. of Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Kathy M. Krause (Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City), Jan Peggy Sue McCracken (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan LLC 16th-Century French Marcus Keller (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan Todd W. Reeser (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Leah L. Chang (George Washington Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Cathy Yandell (Carleton Coll.), Jan Phillip Usher (New York Univ.), Jan LLC 17th-Century French Allison Stedman (Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte), Jan Hélène Bilis (Wellesley Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Faith E. Beasley (Dartmouth Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Valentina Denzel (Michigan State Univ.), Jan Jean-Vincent Blanchard (Swarthmore Coll.), Jan LLC 18th-Century French Joanna Stalnaker (Columbia Univ.), Jan Pierre N. Saint-Amand (Brown Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jennifer S. Tsien (Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Andrew Herrick Clark (Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center), Jan Laurence Mall (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan LLC 19th-Century French David F. Bell III (Duke Univ.), Jan Cheryl Krueger (Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Michael D. Garval (North Carolina State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Patrick M. Bray (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan Rachel L. Mesch (Yeshiva Univ.), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century French Alison S. James (Univ. of Chicago), Jan Danielle Marx-Scouras (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Cybelle H. McFadden (Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Eric Trudel (Bard Coll.), Jan Michael Lucey (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan LLC Francophone Valérie K. Orlando (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan. 2016

200 1112 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Renée Larrier (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Cilas Kemedjio (Univ. of Rochester), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Miléna Santoro (Georgetown Univ.), Jan Richard H. Watts (Univ. of Washington, Seattle), Jan GALICIAN LLC Galician [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Kirsty J. Hooper (Univ. of Warwick), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Eugenia R. Romero (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Obdulia E. Castro (Regis Univ.), Jan Gabriel Rei-Doval (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), Jan GERM AN LLC German to 1700 Niklaus E. Largier (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Mara R. Wade (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ann Marie Rasmussen (Univ. of Waterloo), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jane Ogden Newman (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan Anna Grotans (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan LLC 18th- and Early-19th- Century German Stefani Engelstein (Duke Univ. and Univ. of Missouri, Columbia), Jan Edgar Landgraf (Bowling Green State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Elisabeth Krimmer (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jocelyn Holland (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Jan Laurie Ruth Johnson (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan LLC 19th- and Early-20th- Century German Jocelyne Kolb (Smith Coll.), Jan Anna C. Guillemin (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan Jonathan S. Skolnik (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Peter C. Pfeifer (Georgetown Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Katja Garlof (Reed Coll.), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century German Richard Langston (Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Jan Eric C. Ames (Univ. of Washington, Seattle), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Stefanie Harris (Texas A&M Univ., College Station), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Devin A. Fore (Princeton Univ.), Jan Fatima F. Naqvi (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan HEBREW LLC Hebrew [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Na ama Rokem (Univ. of Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Allison Schachter (Vanderbilt Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Barbara Mann (Jewish heological Seminary of America), Jan Vered Shemtov (Stanford Univ.), Jan HUNGARIAN LLC Hungarian Eva Livia Corredor (United States Naval Acad.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Zoltán Márkus (Vassar Coll.), Jan Zsuzsanna Varga (Univ. of Glasgow), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Clara E. Orban (DePaul Univ.), Jan Agnes MacDonald (Vancouver, BC), Jan IRISH LLC Irish [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Laura B. O Connor (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Sean D. Moore (Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Mary M. Burke (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan Catherine Anne Flynn (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan ITALIAN LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian Mary A. Watt (Univ. of Florida), Jan Laura Giannetti (Univ. of Miami), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) David Lummus (Stanford Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Martin G. Eisner (Duke Univ.), Jan Kristin Phillips-Court (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan LLC 17th-, 18th-, and 19th- Century Italian Irene Zanini-Cordi (Florida State Univ.), Jan Francesca Luigia Savoia (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Rachel A. Walsh (Univ. of Denver), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Adrienne Ward (Univ. of Virginia), Jan Sabrina Ferri (Univ. of Notre Dame), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Italian John P. Welle (Univ. of Notre Dame), Jan Francesca Cadel (Univ. of Calgary), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Allison A. Cooper (Bowdoin Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nicoletta Marini-Maio (Dickinson Coll.), Jan Stefano Giannini (Syracuse Univ.), Jan KOREAN LLC Korean [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Kelly Y. Jeong (Univ. of California, Riverside), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jina Kim (Smith Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.)

201 130.4 ] Forum Executive Committees 1113 Heekyoung Cho (Univ. of Washington, Seattle), Jan Kyeong-Hee Choi (Univ. of Chicago), Jan LATIN AMERICAN LLC Colonial Latin American Anna H. More (Univ. of California, Los Angeles, and Universidade de Brasília), Jan Nicolás Wey-Gómez (California Inst. of Tech.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Cristian Roa (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan Ivonne del Valle (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Monica Diaz (Univ. of Kentucky), Jan LLC 19th-Century Latin American Richard Rosa (Duke Univ.), Jan Agnes Ivelisse Lugo-Ortiz (Univ. of Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Natalia Brizuela (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) José M. Rodríguez García (Duke Univ.), Jan Alicia B. Rios (Syracuse Univ.), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American José Antonio Quiroga (Emory Univ.), Jan Marcy Ellen Schwartz (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jorge Coronado (Northwestern Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Claudia Cabello-Hutt (Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro), Jan Héctor Hoyos (Stanford Univ.), Jan LLC Cuban and Cuban Diasporic Roberto-Ignacio Diaz (Univ. of Southern California), Jan César Augusto Salgado (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jacqueline E. Loss (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Emily Maguire (Northwestern Univ.), Jan Rachel Price (Princeton Univ.), Jan LLC Mexican Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimienta (San Diego State Univ., Imperial Valley), Jan Beth Ellen Jörgensen (Univ. of Rochester), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ignacio Corona (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Oswaldo Estrada (Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Jan Emily Hind (Univ. of Florida), Jan LLC Puerto Rican Margarita Pintado (Ouachita Baptist Univ.), Jan Radost Rangelova (Gettysburg Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Liana Silva (Houston, TX), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Judith Sierra-Rivera (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Lena Burgos-Lafuente (Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York), Jan OCCITAN LLC Occitan Michelle K. Bolduc (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), Jan Sarah-Grace Heller (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Courtney Wells (Hobart and William Smith Colls.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Sarah Kay (New York Univ.), Jan Jesús Rodríguez-Velasco (Columbia Univ.), Jan OLD NORSE LLC Old Norse [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Kevin Wanner (Western Michigan Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Stephen J. Harris (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Natalie Van Deusen (Univ. of Alberta), Jan Paul L. Acker (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan PORTUGUESE LLC Global Portuguese Nicola Cooney (Princeton Univ.), Jan Rebecca J. Atencio (Tulane Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Niyi Afolabi (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Fernando Arenas (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan Ana Catarina Teixeira (Emory Univ.), Jan LLC Luso-Brazilian Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira (Vanderbilt Univ.), Jan Leila Maria Lehnen (Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Robert Patrick Newcomb (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Cesar Braga-Pinto (Northwestern Univ.), Jan Pedro Meira Monteiro (Princeton Univ.), Jan ROMANIAN LLC Romanian Monica Filimon (Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York), Jan Lenuta Giukin (State Univ. of New York, Oswego), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Domnica Radulescu (Washington and Lee Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Anca Luca Holden (Mount Holyoke Coll.), Jan SCOTTISH LLC Scottish Susan Oliver (Univ. of Essex and Univ. of Wyoming), Jan Evan M. Gottlieb (Oregon State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Corey Edward Andrews (Youngstown State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.)

202 1114 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Rivka Swenson (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Jan Juliet Shields (Univ. of Washington, Seattle), Jan SEPHARDIC LLC Sephardic Bryan Kirschen (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan Jane Mushabac (New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Adolfo Campoy-Cubillo (Oakland Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Judith Roumani (Sephardic Horizons Journal), Jan Nohemy Solórzano-hompson (Westminster Coll.), Jan SLAVIC LLC Russian and Eurasian Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova (Univ. of Kansas), Jan Rebecca Jane Stanton (Columbia Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Serguei Alex Oushakine (Princeton Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Benjamin Palof (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan Jeferson J. A. Gatrall (Montclair State Univ.), Jan LLC Slavic and East European Justin Weir (Harvard Univ.), Jan Jonathan Stone (Franklin and Marshall Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Julia Vaingurt (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Gabriella Safran (Stanford Univ.), Jan Edyta M. Bojanowska (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan SPANISH AND IBERIAN LLC Medieval Iberian Jean Dangler (Tulane Univ.), Jan Benjamin M. Liu (Univ. of California, Riverside), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Cristina Maria Guardiola (Univ. of Delaware, Newark), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nadia R. Altschul (Johns Hopkins Univ., MD), Jan Michelle M. Hamilton (Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Jan LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Drama José R. Cartagena-Calderón (Pomona Coll.), Jan María M. Carrión (Emory Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Harry Vélez-Quiñones (Univ. of Puget Sound), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Amy R. Williamsen (Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro), Jan Sherry M. Velasco (Univ. of Southern California), Jan LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Poetry and Prose Luis F. Avilés (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan Enrique García Santo-Tomás (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Leah Wood Middlebrook (Univ. of Oregon), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) John Slater (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan Ana M. Rodríguez Rodríguez (Univ. of Iowa), Jan LLC 18th- and 19th-Century Spanish and Iberian Daniel Frost (Coll. of the Holy Cross), Jan Ana M. Hontanilla (Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) David hatcher Gies (Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Rebecca Haidt (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan Lisa Surwillo (Stanford Univ.), Jan LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish and Iberian Jo Labanyi (New York Univ.), Jan Luisa Elena Delgado (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Cristina Moreiras-Menor (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Mario Santana (Univ. of Chicago), Jan Ana Corbalan (Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), Jan YIDDISH LLC Yiddish Jerold C. Frakes (Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York), Jan Merle Lyn Bachman (Spalding Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Allison Schachter (Vanderbilt Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Gabriella Safran (Stanford Univ.), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Language Studies and Linguistics (LSL) LSL Applied Linguistics Sébastien Dubreil (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Jan Lawrence Williams (Univ. of North Texas), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Elizabeth Bernhardt (Stanford Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Lee B. Abraham (Columbia Univ.), Jan Per Urlaub (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan LSL General Linguistics Terrence Potter (Georgetown Univ.), Jan Carolina Gonzalez (Florida State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Covadonga Lamar Prieto (Univ. of California, Riverside), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Angela Helmer (Univ. of South Dakota), Jan Yasmine Beale-Rivaya (Texas State Univ., San Marcos), Jan LSL Germanic Philology and Linguistics Stephen Mark Carey (Univ. of Minnesota, Morris), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee]

203 130.4 ] Forum Executive Committees 1115 Tina Boyer (Wake Forest Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] LSL Global English Jennifer M. Santos (Grand Canyon Univ.), Jan Lynn Houston (Southern Connecticut State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Nils Olov Fors (Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli (Emory Univ.), Jan Melissa Dennihy (Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York), Jan LSL Language and Society Bruce W. Robbins (Columbia Univ.), Jan Andrea Adolph (Penn State Univ., New Kensington), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ken Hirschkop (Univ. of Waterloo), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) A. Suresh Canagarajah (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan Jonathan Arac (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan LSL Language Change Margaret A. Noodin (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), Jan Tara Williams (Oregon State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) T. Craig Christy (Univ. of North Alabama), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino (Temple Univ., Philadelphia), Jan D. Brian Mann (Univ. of North Georgia), Jan LSL Linguistics and Literature Monika Fludernik (Univ. of Freiburg), Jan Donald E. Hardy (Univ. of Nevada, Reno), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Robert Troyer (Western Oregon Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) David L. Hoover (New York Univ.), Jan Billy Clark (Middlesex Univ.), Jan LSL Romance Linguistics Andrea Perez Mukdsi (Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York), Jan Francisco Martinez-Ibarra (Towson Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) M. Emma Ticio Quesada (Syracuse Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jason Doroga (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan Carolina Gonzalez (Florida State Univ.), Jan LSL Second-Language Teaching and Learning Heather Willis Allen (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan Johanna Watzinger-harp (Univ. of Utah), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jennifer Redmann (Franklin and Marshall Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Lunden Eschelle MacDonald (Metropolitan State Univ. of Denver), Jan Sheri Spaine Long (Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte), Jan Media Studies (MS) MS Opera and Musical Performance Joy Calico (Vanderbilt Univ.), Jan Ralph Hexter (Univ. of California, Davis), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Matthew W. Smith (Stanford Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Ian Duncan (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan MS Screen Arts and Culture Nicholas Sammond (Univ. of Toronto), Jan Siobhan S. Craig (Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Caetlin Benson-Allott (Georgetown Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Rob King (Columbia Univ.), Jan Christina Gerhardt (Univ. of Hawai i, Mānoa), Jan MS Sound Jason Camlot (Concordia Univ., Sir George Williams Campus), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Mark Sample (Davidson Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Lori A. Emerson (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), Jan MS Visual Culture Eduardo Lujan Cadava (Princeton Univ.), Jan Marcy J. Dinius (DePaul Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Patrick Jagoda (Univ. of Chicago), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Lisa Siraganian (Southern Methodist Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Elizabeth Swanstrom (Florida Atlantic Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Ariella Azoulay (Brown Univ.), Jan David S. Ferris (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), Jan Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Studies (RCWS) RCWS History and heory of Composition [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Shevaun E. Watson (Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) John C. Brereton (Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Jean Ferguson Carr (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan RCWS History and heory of Rhetoric Janice Fernheimer (Univ. of Kentucky), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee]

204 1116 Modern Language Association [ PMLA Stephanie Lynn Kerschbaum (Univ. of Delaware, Newark), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Casie Cobos (Houston, TX), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) James J. Brown, Jr. (Rutgers Univ., Camden), Jan RCWS Literacy Studies [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] James King (Univ. of South Florida), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Cheryl E. Ball (West Virginia Univ., Morgantown), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Suzanne Malley (Columbia Coll., IL), Jan Alanna Frost (Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville), Jan RCWS Writing Pedagogies John L. Schilb (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan Jacqueline R. Rhodes (California State Univ., San Bernardino), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Catherine Jean Prendergast (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Bonnie Lenore Kyburz (Lewis Univ.), Jan Byron Hawk (Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia), Jan Theory and Method (TM) TM Bibliography and Scholarly Editing [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Phillip Round (Univ. of Iowa), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Sigrid Anderson Cordell (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Lindsey Eckert (Georgia State Univ.), Jan Amanda Golden (Georgia Inst. of Tech.), Jan TM Book History, Print Cultures, Lexicography Lisa Berglund (Bufalo State Coll., State Univ. of New York), Jan Meredith Martin (Princeton Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Robert DeMaria (Vassar Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) J. Lawrence Mitchell (Texas A&M Univ., College Station), Jan [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] TM Language heory [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] homas F. Shannon (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Irma Alarcon (Wake Forest Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Donny Vigil (Univ. of Saint homas, MN), Jan Ager Gondra (Purchase Coll., State Univ. of New York), Jan TM Libraries and Research William hompson (Western Illinois Univ.), Jan Patricia M. Hswe (Penn State Univ. Libraries), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Tanya E. Clement (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Harriett Green (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana), Jan Amanda L. Watson (New York Univ.), Jan TM Literary and Cultural heory [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Lauren J. Lacey (Edgewood Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Tilottama Rajan (Univ. of Western Ontario), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Peter M. Logan (Temple Univ., Philadelphia), Jan Jane Gallop (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), Jan TM Literary Criticism Susan Hegeman (Univ. of Florida), Jan Kristin Ross (New York Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Rita Felski (Univ. of Virginia), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Bill Brown (Univ. of Chicago), Jan Robert Tally (Texas State Univ., San Marcos), Jan TM he Teaching of Literature Donna L. Pasternak (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), Jan Gaurav G. Desai (Tulane Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Mary McAleer Balkun (Seton Hall Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Margaret Maurer (Colgate Univ.), Jan Roberta Rosenberg (Christopher Newport Univ.), Jan Transdisciplinary Connections (TC) TC Age Studies E. Ann Kaplan (Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York), Jan Devoney Looser (Arizona State Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Elizabeth L. Gregory (Univ. of Houston), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Valerie Barnes Lipscomb (Univ. of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee), Jan Sally Chivers (Trent Univ.), Jan TC Anthropology and Literature Regenia Gagnier (Univ. of Exeter), Jan Mary Jean Corbett (Miami Univ., Oxford), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Gabriele M. Schwab (Univ. of California, Irvine), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Supritha Rajan (Univ. of Rochester), Jan TC Cognitive and Afect Studies Blakey Vermeule (Stanford Univ.), Jan Paula E. Leverage (Purdue Univ., West Lafayette), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jonathan Kramnick (Yale Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Patrick Colm Hogan (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan Alan Richardson (Boston Coll.), Jan. 2020

205 130.4 ] Forum Executive Committees 1117 TC Digital Humanities Brad Pasanek (Univ. of Virginia), Jan Andrew M. Staufer (Univ. of Virginia), Jan James F. English (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Jan Adeline Koh (Stockton Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Matthew K. Gold (Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Mark Sample (Davidson Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Coch.) Cheryl E. Ball (West Virginia Univ., Morgantown), Jan Lauren Klein (Georgia Inst. of Tech.), Jan (2015 Jan Cosec.) Rachel Buurma (Swarthmore Coll.), Jan Jentery Sayers (Univ. of Victoria), Jan TC Disability Studies Susan Antebi (Univ. of Toronto), Jan Elizabeth Bearden (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Allison Hobgood (Willamette Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) herí Alyce Pickens (Bates Coll.), Jan Cynthia Wu (Univ. at Bufalo, State Univ. of New York), Jan TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Stacy Alaimo (Univ. of Texas, Arlington), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Stephanie LeMenager (Univ. of Oregon), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jefrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington Univ.), Jan Sharon O Dair (Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), Jan TC Law and the Humanities Cheryl L. Suzack (Univ. of Toronto), Jan Peter Mallios (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Imani Perry (Princeton Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Richard Weisberg (Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva Univ.), Jan Kevin Curran (Univ. of Lausanne), Jan TC Marxism, Literature, and Society Jodi Melamed (Marquette Univ.), Jan Gina Dent (Univ. of California, Santa Cruz), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Zahid R. Chaudhary (Princeton Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Cesare Casarino (Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Jan Nicole Fleetwood (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] Catherine Belling (Northwestern Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Rebecca Garden (Upstate Medical Univ., State Univ. of New York), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) homas Lawrence Long (Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs), Jan Andrea Charise (Univ. of Toronto, Scarborough), Jan TC Memory Studies [position unilled on 2015 Jan committee] John Garrison (Carroll Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Stef Craps (Ghent Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Marianne Hirsch (Columbia Univ.), Jan Kyle Pivetti (Norwich Univ.), Jan TC Philosophy and Literature Suzanne Guerlac (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Jan Rebecca Comay (Univ. of Toronto), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Jacques Lezra (New York Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Jean-Michel Rabaté (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Jan Susan Bernstein (Brown Univ.), Jan TC Popular Culture Jefrey T. Nealon (Penn State Univ., University Park), Jan John W. Mowitt (Univ. of Leeds), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ellen McCracken (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Laura G. Gutierrez (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Jan Gwendolyn Pough (Syracuse Univ.), Jan TC Postcolonial Studies Vilashini Cooppan (Univ. of California, Santa Cruz), Jan Bishnupriya Ghosh (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Nouri Gana (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Nicholas Mainey Brown (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan Elizabeth Anker (Cornell Univ.), Jan TC Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Literature Anna Kornbluh (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago), Jan Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui (Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Elissa Marder (Emory Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Frances L. Restuccia (Boston Coll.), Jan Calvin homas (Georgia State Univ.), Jan TC Race and Ethnicity Studies Amritjit Singh (Ohio Univ., Athens), Jan Anna Maria Nogar (Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Penelope M. Kelsey (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Ruby Tapia (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Jan Martin J. Ponce (Ohio State Univ., Columbus), Jan TC Religion and Literature Stephen M. Fallon (Univ. of Notre Dame), Jan Liam Corley (United States Naval Acad. and California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona), Jan. 2017

206 1118 [ Modern Language Association Lisa M. Gordis (Barnard Coll.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Adrienne Williams Boyarin (Univ. of Victoria), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Misty G. Anderson (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Jan TC Science and Literature Steven J. Meyer (Washington Univ. in St. Louis), Jan Ursula K. Heise (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Pamela Gossin (Univ. of Texas, Dallas), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Allison Carruth (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Jan Anne Stiles (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan TC Sexuality Studies Carla A. Freccero (Univ. of California, Santa Cruz), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Ramόn H. Rivera-Servera (Northwestern Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Martha Nell Smith (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Jan Scott Herring (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan Karma Lochrie (Indiana Univ., Bloomington), Jan TC Translation Studies Sergio Waisman (George Washington Univ.), Jan Antony James Hasler (Saint Louis Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) PM L A Giada Biasetti (Georgia Regents Univ.), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Michael Gibbs Hill (Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia), Jan Daniel Balderston (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Jan TC Women s and Gender Studies Susan G. O Malley (Kingsborough Community Coll. and Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York), Jan Angelita D. Reyes (Arizona State Univ.), Jan Madelyn Detlof (Miami Univ., Oxford), Jan (2015 Jan Ch.) Pamela Allen Brown (Univ. of Connecticut, Stamford), Jan (2015 Jan Sec.) Mabel Cuesta (Univ. of Houston), Jan. 2020

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