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Special Session #344, Friday 28 December, 1:45–3:00 PM

Grand Ballroom East, Hyatt Regency (1990 MLA

Convention, Chicago, Illinois, 27–30 December 1990)

“Canonicity and Hypertextuality: The Politics of Hypertext”

Session leader: Terence Harpold, University of Pennsylvania

Panelist 1: Ted Nelson, Autodesk, Inc.: “How Xanadu (Un)does the Canon”

Panelist 2: Stuart Moulthrop, Univ. of Texas/Austin: “(Un)doing the Canon I: The Institutional Politics of Hypertext”

Panelist 3: Jay David Bolter, UNC Chapel Hill: “(Un)doing the Canon II: Hypertext as Polis and Canon”

For more information, contact:

Terence Harpold

420 Williams Hall

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104




Susan M. Schultz and Henry Hart invite submissions for a collection of essays on the subject of John Ashbery’s influence on contemporary poetry. Essays may address Ashbery’s influence on particular poets or on the climate of contemporary poetry more generally (e.g., his influence on the Language movement, New Formalism, etc.). Two copies of abstracts are due 15 November; two copies of your essays by 15 December to Susan Schultz at the Department of English, University of Hawaii-Manoa, 1733 Donaghho Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.


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Ethics in the Profession

Volume XXXIV, No. 2, Spring 1990

Guest Editor: Stephen L. Esquith

Locating Professional Ethics Politically Stephen L. Esquith

Cases and Codes: Challenges for Teaching Engineering Ethics Michael S. Pritchard

Called to Profess: Religious and Secular Theories of Vocation David H. Smith

The Ethics Boom: A Philosopher’s History Michael Davis

Pricing Human Life: The Moral Costs of Medical Progress Leonard M. Fleck

Faith and the Unbelieving Ethics Teacher Judith Andre

Professional Ethics, Ethos, and the Integrity of the Professions William M. Sullivan

Bioethics and Democracy Bruce Jennings

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_New Delta Review_ seeks poetry, fiction, and black-and-white artwork. Eight-year-old journal has published primarily modern work; now we’re climbing up the levee to see what’s on the postmodern side. Show & tell: show us your best and tell us why. Send no more than 20 pages of prose or 5 poems, with SASE. Artwork sought for cover and interior of journal. Please send slides and SASE. Address to genre editor, _New Delta Review_, English Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5001.


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