Time:   Panel title:

       Reading how we read: Strategies for interpreting textual structure

2:30-2:50       Jonathan Armoza. Plotting in Reverse: “Plotto: The Master Book of All Plots” and “Bartleby, the Scrivener."

2:50-3:10       Mitchell Brown. Tragedy in Justice: Consequences and Potentialities.

3:10-3:20       QUESTIONS

       The Novel and the Nation: Political and artistic identities in postcolonial and diasporic literature

3:20-3:40       Robyn Clarke. Fragmented Families in the Aftermath of the Second World War: Alliances and Collaboration in Rose Macaulay’s The World My Wilderness.

3:40-4:00       Adriane Epprecht. Dreaming Zimbabwe or 'How to Swallow History': Feminism, Nationalism and the Diaspora of Yvonne Vera's Nehanda.

4:00-4:10       QUESTIONS

4:10-4:20       BREAK

       Affect, emotion, and the human psyche

4:20-4:40       Morgan Gagnon. The Affect of Affects.

4:40-5:00       Shirley Shen-Shih Yeh. “That Intense and Pure Elevation of Soul”: Shakespeare and Gothic Romanticism.

5:00-5:10       QUESTIONS

       Mechanizing the Body

5:10-5:30       Kevin Droz. Burdens and Playthings: Children, Toys, and Play in Elizabeth Bowen’s The House in Paris.

5:30-5:50       Jennifer Yida Pan. Epistemological Technology and Sexuality in D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

5:50-6:00       QUESTIONS

6:00-7:00       RECEPTION