676. Bleak or Comic? A Conversation on the Ethos and Aesthetics of Liberalism
Monday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Addison, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Patrick Redding, Manhattanville Coll.
Speakers: Amanda S. Anderson, Brown Univ.; John McGowan, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
This panel will challenge reigning conceptions of liberalism within literary studies and propose new frameworks for literary engagements with liberal thought that are attentive to the varied traditions of philosophical liberalism and to the history of literary form.
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