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84. Rethinking Empathy: Feeling with Others in Contemporary Literature

Tuesday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 608, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Meghan Marie Hammond, New York Univ.

1. "Women of Color and the Dialectics of Narrative Empathy," Sue J. Kim, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham

2. "Empathic Noise," John Melillo, Univ. of Arizona

3. "'A Mountain of Sensitivities': Autism, Empathy, and the 'More Than Human,'" Ralph James Savarese, Grinnell Coll.


  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

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