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Saturday, 08 January

550. “Persons and Things”: Barbara Johnson’s Legacy

1:45–3:00 p.m., Diamond Salon 3, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Evelyne Ender, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. “Following Barbara: Apostrophe, Personification, and Prosopopeia,” Jonathan Culler, Cornell Univ.

2. “Barbara Johnson’s Last Gift: Toward a New Engagement with Historical African Personhood,” Deborah Jenson, Duke Univ.

3. “Reading Proust at the End,” Judith Butler, Univ. of California, Berkeley

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