Time Presentations

Coffee and light refreshments 

Introductory Remarks
Deborah Lindsay Williams and Cyrus R. K. Patell, New York  University

9:45am The Oxford History of the Novel in English and the Project of Literary History in the  Twenty-First Century:” Patrick Parrinder (University of Reading; general editor, The Oxford  History of the Novel in English).
10am “Horizons of Literary History:” Jonathan Arac (University of Pittsburgh); Leonard  Cassuto (Fordham University); Bruce Robbins (Columbia University).
11:15am “US Literature as World Literature:” Patrick  Deer (New York University), Deborah Lindsay Williams (New York University), Ella Williamson (New York University).
12:30 – 1:45pm Lunch at 19 Washington Square North
2pm “Urban and Anti-Urban Literature:” Scott Herring (Yale University), Cyrus R. K. Patell  (New York University), Bryan Waterman (New York University).
3:15pm "Literary History in the Twenty-First Century: What Next?:” Jonathan Arac (University of Pittsburgh), Scott Herring (Yale University), Patrick Parrinder (University of Reading), Deborah Lindsay Williams (New York University).