1991 Conference

English Inside and Out

50th Session
August 22-25, 1991
Longfellow Hall
13 Appian Way
Harvard University


The Institutions of English

SUSAN GUBAR, Indiana University
Directed The Institutions of English

JONATHAN KAMHOLTZ, University of Cincinnati
Directed The Institutions of English

ALVIN KERNAN, Princeton University
What We Might Plausibly and Helpfully Say About Literature

LESLIE FIEDLER, SUNY Buffalo
The Canon and the Classroom: A Caveat

GEOFFREY HARTMAN, Yale University
English As Something Else

STANLEY FISH, Duke University
The Unbearable Ugliness of Volvos

JANE GALLOP, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Institutionalization of Feminist Criticism

EDWARD SAID, Columbia University
Literature and Deterrence

HOUSTON A. BAKER, JR., University of Pennsylvania
African-American Studies and the Development of English

EVE KOSOFSKY SEDGWICK, Duke University
Socratic Raptures, Socratic Ruptures

CLIFFORD H. SISKIN, University of Chicago
Academic Discourse and 'Preaching to the Converted'

 

Representing Practices

SUSAN STEWART, Temple University
Directed Representing Practices

JOHN BRENKMAN, CUNY Graduate Center
Multiculturalism and Criticism

JONATHAN GOLDBERG, The Johns Hopkins University
Sodomitries

HENRY SUSSMAN, SUNY Buffalo
Versions of the Literary Grandiose

 

Historicizing Lyric Poetry

MICHAEL MCKEON, Rutgers University
Directed Historicizing Lyric Poetry

RICHARD L. HALPERN, University of Colorado, Boulder
'Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations': The Domain of Early Modern Lyric

DOUGLAS LANE PATEY, Smith College
'Aesthetics' and the Rise of Lyric in the Eighteenth Century

CLIFFORD H. SISKIN, SUNY Stony Brook
The Lyricization of Labor