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Tuesday, 30 December

795. Are Cognitive Approaches to Literature a Legitimate Literary Theory? Who Decides, and Why Does It Matter?

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Golden Gate 6, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Alan Richardson, Boston Coll.

1. “The Neurological Turn: Representing Brain, Mind, and Nerves, 1870–1908,” Suzanne Parker Keen, Washington and Lee Univ.

2. “Why Intention Won’t Go Away (a Cognitivist Answer to Walter Benn Michaels),” Blakey Vermeule, Stanford Univ.

3. “Cognition and Ideology,” Lisa Zunshine, Univ. of Kentucky

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