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Saturday, 29 December

419. Museum Studies and Literary Studies Today

8:30–9:45 a.m., Plaza Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Jonah Sebastian Siegel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “Beyond Ekphrasis: Poetry as Museum Critique,” Bettina Messias Carbonell, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York

2. “Processions of Venuses: Sleeping Beauties in the Anatomical Museum,” Kathryn A. Hoffmann, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Manoa

3. “‘A Museum of Familiar Things’: Defamiliarizing Alexandrian Narratives of Heritage and Cultural Identity,” Hala Youssef Halim, New York Univ.

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