Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 201, JW Marriott
Cinema and Public Spheres in Franco’s Spain
A special session. Presiding: Kathleen M. Vernon, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York
1. “Consumers without Consumption: Film Fandom and Material Culture in Franco’s Spain,” Kathleen M. Vernon
2. “Queering the Desarrollismo Years: The Failures of Sexualized Nationhood in 1960s Spain,” Annabel Martín, Dartmouth Coll.
3. “Confessional Cinema: Religion and Film in the Spanish Public Sphere (1957–75),” Jorge P. Pérez, Univ. of Kansas