Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 8A, ACC
Poe Biography and Biographical Approaches to Poe
Program arranged by the Poe Studies Association. Presiding: Paul Lewis, Boston Coll.
1. “Poe’s Brain,” Mark Canada, Indiana Univ., Kokomo
2. “It’s All in Your Head: Poe, Phrenology, and the Problem with Biographical Criticism,” Erin Pearson, Univ. of Rochester
3. “Edgar Allan Poe and His Literary Contemporaries: Interactions, Influences, and Inferences,” John Cullen Gruesser, Kean Univ.
Respondent: Richard Kopley, Penn State Univ., DuBois
For abstracts, visit www2.lv.psu.edu/PSA/conferences.html.