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Sunday, 27 December

44. Literature and Humanitarianism

5:15–6:30 p.m., Independence Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Other Arts

Presiding: Elizabeth Twitchell Antrim, Bard Coll.

1. “Humanitarianism, Responsibility, Links, Knots,” Kerry Bystrom, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

2. “The Cultural Logic of Humanitarianist Capital,” Heike Harting, Université de Montréal

3. “Literary Interventions, Violence, and Humanitarianism,” Shireen R. K. Patell, New York Univ.

4. “Redeeming the Postcolonial and the Humanitarian Best Seller,” Elizabeth Anker, Cornell Univ.

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