Sunday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 203, JW Marriott
Kathleen Biddick’s Untimely Sovereignties
A special session. Presiding: Eileen Joy, BABEL Working Group
Speakers: Jonathan Forbes, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Kathy M. Lavezzo, Univ. of Iowa; Peggy Sue McCracken, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Julie Orlemanski, Univ. of Chicago; Randy P. Schiff, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
Respondent: Kathleen Biddick, Temple Univ., Philadelphia
Responses to Kathleen Biddick’s new book Make and Let Die: Untimely Sovereignties by scholars in medieval studies whose work is also concerned with issues of sovereignty, biopower, and political theology, especially in relation to the ways in which medieval archives have been woefully unattended in contemporary discourses on biopolitics.
For abstracts, visit www.babelworkinggroup.org after 31 Dec.