Chair: John Richetti (University of Pennsylvania)
1. Lisa Zunshine (University of Kentucky), "What is Cognitive Cultural Studies? And What Can We Learn About Jane Austen in a Comic Book Store?"
2. Melinda Rabb (Brown University) "Cogito ergo Gulliver."
3. Natalie M. Phillips (Michigan State University) "Attention and Distraction: A Cognitive Approach to Literary Focus."