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Wednesday, 28 December

243. Egoism and Altruism: The Ethics of Modernity

1:45–3:00 p.m., Embassy, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: David Tenenbaum, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

1. “Survivor Guilt in Conrad’s Lord Jim,” David Tenenbaum

2. “Wyndham Lewis, Egoism, and Welfare,” Milena Radeva, Penn State Univ., University Park

3. “Novel Ethics: Alterity and Form in Jacob’s Room,” Rachel Hollander, Univ. of Texas, El Paso

4. “The Rules of the Game: Fiction, Intimacy, and Ownership in the Confessional Age,” Robert McGill, Univ. of Toronto

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