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Thursday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 6B, ACC

Allegory and Its Others: Coevolving Crises of the Symbol, the Singular, and the National

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A special session. Presiding: Michael D. Moon, Emory Univ.

1. “What Sleeping Rocks Dream Of: Jonathan Edwards and the Immanence of American Allegory,” James D. Lilley, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York

2. “Symbol’s Bad Name,” Christopher Nealon, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD

3. “Looking Back through the Land: Some Allegorical Considerations about the National Museum of the American Indian,” Bethany Schneider, Bryn Mawr Coll.

Respondent: Lauren Berlant, Univ. of Chicago

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