MLA 2018 Annual Convention, New York, NY
4 to 7 January 2018
Dinner Location Changed Due to Blizzard - See Below
Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 4 - Panel on Friday, January 5
Melville Society Panel
Friday, January 5, 2018
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Sheraton - New York Ballroom East
Political Philosophy in Melville
Organizer & Chair, Munia Bhaumik (Emory University)
1. Michael Jonik (University of Sussex)
"Diogenes in Disguise": Cynicism and Politics in The Confidence-Man"
2. Ana Schwartz (University of Pennsylvania)
3. Paulo M. Loonin (Washington University in St. Louis)
"Melville and Democratic Portraiture: Moby-Dick as American Laocoon"
4. Nathan Wolf (Tufts University)
"'Dead then I'll be': Melville, Hobbes, and the Death of Politics"
Respondent, Jennifer Greiman (Wake Forest University)
Annual Melville Society MLA Dinner
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Location Changed Due to Blizzard
We are now dining at Del Frisco's Grill in the Rockefeller Center
50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020
Today, Thursday, January 4, because of the snowstorm, we had to relocate our dinner to another restaurant — Del Frisco's Grille at 6:15. If you’ve confirmed your reservations with Associate Secretary Meredith Farmer, you should have received an email with the new arrangements. We have rebooked for 6:15 Del Frisco’s Grille, which is also at Rockefeller center. Please check your messages and we’ll see you soon!! You can contact Meredith Farmer at