2017 MLA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA
779. Poetic Boundaries and Crises in the Present
A special session
Presiding: Melissa Parrish, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
Speakers: Keith D. Leonard, American Univ.; Michael Leong, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York; Philip John Metres III, John Carroll Univ.; Sonya Posmentier, New York Univ.; Margaret Ronda, Univ. of California, Davis; Evie Shockley, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
Focusing on the intersection of cultural studies and poetic theory, panelists ask how the convergence of cultural crises in the present reflects conflict and change in American poetry’s forms, themes, and place in critical conversation.