Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 10A, ACC
Human Rights and Literary Studies: Theories, Subjects, Publics
A special session. Presiding: Alexandra S. Moore, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro
Speakers: Elizabeth Anker, Cornell Univ.; Eleni Eva Coundouriotis, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; Keith Feldman, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Peter James Hitchcock, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York; Domna C. Stanton, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
From the publication of Human Rights and Narrated Lives (2004) to Teaching Human Rights in Literary and Cultural Studies (2015), the past decade has witnessed the growth and institutionalization of human rights and the humanities. Panelists examine key debates within the field, including ways its scholarly methods and subject matter address diverse publics.