Friday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 18A, ACC
Gender, Race, and the Politics of Friendship in American Literature
A special session. Presiding: Kristen Proehl, State Univ. of New York, Brockport
1. “Foreign Friendship: Imagining International Relations in Cooper and Sedgwick,” Sarah Sillin, Gettysburg Coll.
2. “Genre, Friendship, and the Color Line,” Travis M. Foster, Villanova Univ.
3. “The Politics of Public Authorship and Collaboration in Modernist American Literature: The Story of Amy Lowell and Ezra Pound,” Julie Elaine Goodspeed-Chadwick, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ., Columbus
Respondent: Briallen Hopper, Yale Univ.