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Thursday, 30 December

675. Rethinking Metonymy: A Poetics for the Twenty-First Century

10:15–11:30 a.m., Commonwealth Hall C, Loews

A special session

Session leader: Susan Jennifer Vanderborg, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

1. “Plus ├ža change? The Continuing Usefulness of Jakobson on Metonymy,” Marjorie Gabrielle Perloff, Stanford Univ.

2. “Exigencies of the Performative: Metonymic Implications of Allegory,” Henry S. Sussman, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo

3. “The Limits of Metonymy: Translation and the Toronto Research Group,” Susan Jennifer Vanderborg

4. “Sense of Nonsense: Unintelligibility and the Poetics of Postmetonymy in Language Poetry,” Ming-Qian Ma, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo

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