Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 6B, ACC
American Literature and the Politics of Religion
A special session. Presiding: Raymond L. Horton, Case Western Reserve Univ.
1. “‘God’s Pedagogy’: The Trouble with Normative Theology in Religion and Literature Studies,” Christopher Douglas, Univ. of Victoria
2. “The Evasion of Normativity in Literary Scholarship on Religion,” Matthew Mutter, Bard Coll.
3. “‘Dreams, Visions, Fictions’: Secularism as Form in Twain’s Political Theology,” Raymond L. Horton
Respondent: Amy Hungerford, Yale Univ.
For abstracts, visit americanreligionandliterature.wordpress.com after 1 Nov.