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353. Form and Formalisms in Literature and Science

Saturday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Belmont, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Debapriya Sarkar, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

Speakers: Josh Gang, Univ. of Toronto; John Savarese, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Matthew W. Smith, Cornell Univ.; Jennie Votava, Allegheny Coll.

For abstracts, visit formsliteraturescience.wordpress.com.

Session Description:

This roundtable will provide a transhistorical exploration of the ways in which the field of literature and science intersects with the renewed focus in literary studies on the question of aesthetic forms and “new formalisms.”


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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

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