Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 9B, ACC
Literary Disaster Studies in Twentieth-Century American Literature
A special session. Presiding: Gavin Jones, Stanford Univ.
1. “Rising from the Ashes? Richard Wright’s Contra-narrative of Disaster Relief in the 1927 Flood,” Alexandra Rahr, Univ. of Toronto
2. “‘Leading a Parade of Hurts’: The Grapes of Wrath and the Depression’s Disasters,” Joshua Mann, Stanford Univ.
3. “Disasters of the Future: Documentation and Speculation in the Anthropocene,” Rebecca Evans, Duke Univ.
Respondent: Gavin Jones