Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Monday, August 15, 2011

Melancholy Objects in Seattle

“The Environment, Trauma, and Contemporary Fiction,” at the MLA '12 Convention in Seattle.

Thursday, 1/5 at 7:00-8:15pm  in Room 606 Washington State Convention Center

Presiding: Suzanne LaLonde, Univ. of Texas, Brownsville

1. “Melancholy Objects,” Timothy Morton, Univ. of California, Davis
2. “The Bestiary and Modern Imagination,” Bernhard F. Malkmus, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
3. “Toxicity and Trauma in Indra Sinha's Animal's People,” Laura McGavin, Queen's University
4. “Eros and Thanatos in an Amazonian Encounter,” Luis Rodriguez-Abad, Univ. of Texas, Brownsville

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