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Saturday, 29 December

398. Hipster Historiography: What Is Beat Studies Now?

8:30–9:45 a.m., Gold Coast, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Tim Hunt, Illinois State Univ.

1. “Issues in Biography and Reception: Inventions by Which Jack Kerouac Is Made ‘Jack Kerouac,’” Ronna Catherine Johnson, Tufts Univ.

2. “Allen Ginsberg’s 1966 United States Senate Testimony: Language, Confession, and the Limit of Romanticism,” Tony Trigilio, Columbia Coll., IL

3. “The Cosmological Imperatives of Jack Kerouac and Diane di Prima,” Nancy McCampbell Grace, Coll. of Wooster

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