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May 24-27, 2018, San Francisco, California

The American Literature Association Annual Conference. Programs of interest include:
*Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:00 – 4:20 pm *

Session 5-I “As I Was Saying”: How to Read Gertrude Stein’s *The Making of
Americans*: A Roundtable Discussion (Pacific H)

Organized by the Gertrude Stein Society

Chair: Amy Moorman Robbins, Hunter College, CUNY

1. Cecilia Konchar Farr, St. Catherine University

2. Janie Sisson, St. Catherine University

3. Emma Hargreaves, St. Catherine University

4. Varghese John, UC College, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
5. Ery Shin, Stanford University

6. Ellen McCallum, Michigan State University

*Friday, May 25, 2018 3:40 – 5:00 pm *

Session 12-H War and Its Transformations (Pacific K)

Chair: Liam Corley, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

1. “Nostalgia and the Un-Homely in Ambrose Bierce’s *Tales of Soldiers and
Civilians*,” Susan Scheckel, Stony Brook University

2. “Occupied Others and Voyeuristic Readers: Sites of Iraqi/American
Contact in Roy Scranton’s War Porn,” Brian J. Williams, Tennessee Tech

3. “Gertrude Stein, Gunnar Myrdal, and Race in Stein’s Brewsie and Willie,”
Rebecca Walsh, North Carolina State University

4. “Geographies of Traumatized Citizenship: Black Masculinity and War in
Morrison’s Fiction,” Johanna X. K. Garvey, Fairfield University

*Friday, May 25, 2018 3:40 – 5:00 pm *

Session 12-J Culture and Literature of the Chicago Renaissance: Postmodern
and Postcolonial Development (Pacific E)

Organizer and Chair: Yoshinobu Hakutani, Kent State University

1. “‘Careful Candours’: Gwendolyn Brooks, T. S. Eliot, and the Poetics of
Social Critique,” Anita Patterson, Boston University

2. “‘All Narratives Are Lies, Man, an Illusion’: Buddhism, Postmodernism,
and Postcolonialism in Charles Johnson’s Middle Passage and Dreamer,”
Preston Park Cooper, Austin Community College

3. “African Legacy and Chicago Politics in Barack Obama’s *Dreams from My
Father*,” Babacar M’Baye, Kent State University

*Saturday, May 26, 8:10-9:30 AM*

Session 14-F Representations, Revisions, and Crises in Eliot’s Poetry: New
Perspectives (Pacific J)

Organized by the T. S. Eliot Society

Chair: Nancy K. Gish, University of Southern Maine

1. “Taking ‘Doris’s Dream Songs’ Seriously,” Michael Coyle, Colgate

2. “Eliot and the Ecology of Death,” Julia Daniel, Baylor University

3. “The Waste Land Re-configured: T. S. Eliot and Tadeusz Róz?ewicz,”
Aleksandra Majak, University of St. Andrews

*Saturday, May 26, 9:40-11:00 AM*

Session 15-F Aesthetics and Ethics: New Readings of Four Quartets (Pacific

Organized by the T. S. Eliot Society

Chair: Nancy K. Gish, University of Southern Maine

1. “Christian Beliefs and Constructivist Aesthetic: Giving Concrete Body to
the Work of Spirit in ‘Ash Wednesday’ and ‘Four Quartets,’” Charlies
Altieri, University of California Berkeley

2. “Remains to Be Seen: Alienation and Affirmation in ‘Burnt Norton,’”
LeeAnn Derdeyn, Southern Methodist University

3. “Beethoven, Nietzsche and Eliot: Music in a Time of War,” Aakanksha
Virkar Yates, University of Brighton

*Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:40 – 11:00 am *

Session 15-G “Models of Exactness" in the Poetry of Marianne Moore (Pacific

Organized by the Marianne Moore Society

Chair: Carly Rubin, Louisiana State University

1. “Marianne Moore and Scientific Images,” Elspeth Green, Princeton

2. “Moore’s Counterpoint,” Elizabeth Gregory, University of Houston
3. “Precisians and Precisionists: Moore and O'Keeffe,” Ashley Lazevnick,
Princeton University

November 8-11, 2018, Columbus, Ohio

Modernist Studies Association conference.
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