Contemporary Narratology Panels

I.  THURSDAY  (Chair:  Susan S. Lanser, Brandeis University)

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, Brandeis University, “Rethinking Narrative in 21st-Century African American Literature”

Roy Sommer, Universität Wuppertal, “No Size Fits All: Narrative and the Novel”

Christopher González, Utah State University, “The Luxury of Fiction: Narrative Permissibility and the Constraints of Acceptability”

II.  FRIDAY  (Chair:  Susan S. Lanser, Brandeis University)

Dorothy J. Hale, University of California, Berkeley, “Distant Voices: The Muting of the Social Subject in Recent Accounts of FID.”

Sylvie Patron, Université Paris Diderot, “The Case for Optional-Narrator Theories: Weighing the Arguments”

Sue J. Kim, University of Massachusetts Lowell, “Sense and Sensitivity: Cognitive Approaches to Race & Ethnicity”