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Wednesday, 27 December

14. Postirony in Theory and Fiction

5:15–6:30 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

1. “‘What We Cannot Not Want’: Deconstruction and Postmodern Irony,” Kevin J. H. Dettmar, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

2. “Down with the Rebels! David Foster Wallace and Postironical Literature,” Tore Rye Andersen, Univ. of Aalborg

3. “The Co-optation Problem: Postirony in Alex Shakar’s The Savage Girl,” Lee Konstantinou, Stanford Univ.

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