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Monday, 28 December

336. New Sociologies of Literature

7:15–8:30 p.m., Commonwealth Hall B, Loews

A special session

Presiding: James F. English, Univ. of Pennsylvania

1. “On Mid-Level Concepts,” John Frow, Melbourne Univ.

2. “Living Is Flat: Sociology and the Descriptive Turn in Literary Studies,” Heather K. Love, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Nostalgia as Social Imaginary: Eva Hoffman’s Lost in Translation and Saidiya Hartman’s Lose Your Mother,” Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto

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