192. Arthur Miller: Self and Tragedy
Friday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., O'Hare, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: David Palmer, Massachusetts Maritime Acad.
David Palmer's Annotation:
Speakers: Patrick Colm Hogan, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; Stephen A. Marino, Saint Francis Coll.; Bruce McConachie, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Matthew Roudané, Georgia State Univ.
For roundtable topic statement, visit www.ibiblio.org/miller/.
A discussion among cognitive literary scholars and experts on Arthur Miller on how cognitive studies informs our understanding of Miller’s plays and how Miller’s conception of tragedy informs our understanding of the self. The discussion's purpose is to reveal Miller's plays as fertile subjects for the cognitive approach and to encourage theater scholars in general to explore cognitive studies.
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