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Wednesday, 28 December

174. Anti-Intellectualism Redux

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8212, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Frederick Whiting, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

1. “Obscene Genius: Henry Miller and the Embarrassments of American Modernism,” Loren D. Glass, Univ. of Iowa

2. “Ladies with Switchblades: Susan Sontag and the Woman Intellectuals,” Deborah Lynn Nelson, Univ. of Chicago

3. “‘What’s the Matter with Connecticut?’: Roth’s Human Stain and Middle-Class Ressentiment,” Andrew Hoberek, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

Respondent: Stephen D. Arata, Univ. of Virginia

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