NABOKV-L post 0004545, Fri, 5 Nov 1999 15:55:11 -0800

Nabokov Panels at MLA, Chicago 1999
In honor of the Nabokov Centennial, the Nabokov Society is presenting two
adjacent sessions in the same location: Mon., 27 Dec. 3:30-4:45 (I) &
5:15-6:30 (II) in Haymarket room of the Hyatt Regency
MLA Session #20
Centennial Panel I: Interpreting Nabokov--Puzzles and Problems
Presiding Ellen Pifer, Univ. of Delaware

1. "How Should We Read and Interpret Nabokov's Work?"
Julian Connolly, UVA

2. "Nabokov's 'Indivisible Monism': A Metaphysical Problem Ignored"
Dana Dragunoiu, U. of Toronto

3. "The Figure of the Fool in the Master's Latter Novels"
Paul Neubauer, Un. of Freiburg (Germany)

4. "Charlotte's Revenge in _Lolita_" Sarah Herbold, UC, Berkeley
MLA Session# 58: 5:15-6:30
Centennial Panel II: Interpreting Nabokov--Reassessments and Metamorphoses
Presiding: Galya Diment, U. of Washington

1. "Rethinking Nabokov's 'Scenes from the Life of a Double Monster"
Lisa Zunshine, UCSB

2. "What's in a Literal Traslation: Nabokov's Pushkin and the Other nglish
_Eugene Onegin__. Un. of Helsinki

3. "My _Onegin_, Your _Onegin_: The Strange Case of Alexander Nabokov and
Vladimir Pushkin"
Michael Eskin, Sidney Sussex Callege (UK)

4. "Nabokov's Metamorphoses: Translation and Transformation in ADA"
K. Andrew Wallace, Un. of Toronto
A third, independently organized panel deals, in large part, with Nabokov.

MLA Session# 282. Tuesday, 28 Dec. 1:45-3:00, Columbus Hall A at the Hyatt

"Ayn Rand, Nabokov, and the Sociocultural Iconography of the Cold War"
Presiding: Gene H. Bell-Villada

1. "Ayn Rand and the Anticorporate Tradition"
Terence Riley, Bloomsburg Univ.

2. "Strange Bedfellows: Nabokov, Ayn Rand, and Russian Literature,
D. Barton Johnson

3. "Ayn Rand and Nabokov: Kindred Ideological Spirits, Divergent Literary
Gene Bell-Villa