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Tuesday, 29 December

449. Oil Ontologies

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 305–306, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Sociological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Imre John Szeman, Univ. of Alberta

1. “Trompe l’Oeil: Politics, Deceit, and American Petrofiction,” Georgiana Banita, Univ. of Constance

2. “If Oil Could Speak, What Would It Say?” Crystal Lynn Bartolovich, Syracuse Univ.

3. “Progress, Disaster, Entropy, Permaculture: Toward an Ontology of Limit,” Gerry Canavan, Duke Univ.

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