2000 - English

Yale English Alumni Conference
English Studies: Retrospects and Prospects for the New Century
May 12 - 14, 2000

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM


Friday, May 12


Noon - 7:00 pm

Registration

Linsly-Chittenden Hall - 63 High Street

     
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

From New Criticism to New Historicism - and After?

MODERATOR

Ruth Bernard Yeazell ’71 PhD
Yale University

Leonard Barkan '71 PhD
New York University

PANELISTS

Louis Martz '39 PhD
Yale University

Jesse Matz '89, '96 PhD
Harvard University

Timothy Peltason '78
PhD Wellesley College

Herbert Tucker '77 PhD
University of Virginia
           

6:00 pm

President’s Reception

Home of Richard C. Levin ’74 PhD
President of Yale University
and Jane A. Levin ’75 PhD

43Hillhouse Avenue

7:30 pm

Dinner

Sterling Memorial Library

 


Saturday, May 13


9:00 - 10:30 am

What is Literature?

MODERATOR

Sarah Winter ’92 PhD
Yale University

PANELISTS

Ian Duncan ’89 PhD
University of Oregon

Jonathan Freedman ’84 PhD
University of Michigan

Esther Schor ’78, ’85 PhD
Princeton University

Meredith Skura ’71 PhD
Rice University

           
10:30 – 11:00 am

Coffee break
           

11:00 – 12:15 pm

Roundtable discussions with current graduate students

           
12:30 – 2:00 pm   

Buffet lunch
           

2:15 – 3:45 pm

Graduate Education across the Decades: The Legacy of Yale Teachers

MODERATOR

Jill Campbell ’88 PhD
Yale University

PANELISTS

Marie Borroff ’56 PhD
Yale University

Leo Braudy ’67 PhD
University of Southern California

Maria diBattista ’73 PhD
Princeton University

Frances Ferguson ’73 PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Barbara Packer ’73 PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Ronald Paulson '52, ’58 PhD
Johns Hopkins University
           

6:00 pm

Cocktails

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

           
7:00 pm

Dinner

University Commons

 


Sunday, May 14


9:00 – 10:30 am

The State of the Profession

MODERATOR

Richard Brodhead ’72 PhD
Yale University

PANELISTS    

Charles Berger ’77 PhD
University of Utah

Carol Christ ’70 PhD
University of California, Berkeley

Sylvia Manning ’67 PhD
University of Illinois, Chicago

Wendy Steiner ’74 PhD
University of Pennsylvania
           

10:45 – noon

Farewell brunch

 

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