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Tuesday, 29 December

438. The Literary Cavell: The Claim of Reason at Thirty

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 202-A, Pennsylvania Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Bernard Rhie, Williams Coll.

1. “Lost in Translation: Philosophy, Literature, and the Problem of Self-Knowledge,” Yi-Ping Ong, Harvard Univ.

2. “Proving the Existence of the Human,” Richard Eldridge, Swarthmore Coll.

3. “Cavellian Melodrama and Epistemic Affects,” Charles Francis Altieri, Univ. of California, Berkeley

Respondent: R. M. Berry, Florida State Univ.

For abstracts, visit http://tinyurl.com/cavellmla.

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