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Saturday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Lone Star F-H, JW Marriott

The Public Work of Interpretation

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A linked session arranged in conjunction with the forum Presidential Plenary: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future (241). Presiding: Roland Greene, Stanford Univ.

Speakers: William Adams, National Endowment for the Humanities; Jo Guldi, Brown Univ.; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia Univ.

How is interpretation, the work of many MLA members, a public act? The speakers—a historian, the chair of the principal federal agency for public humanities, and a founder of rural schools—reflect on the place of interpretation in the general culture.

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