Thursday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 4A, ACC
Writing the World’s Fair at the Fin de Siècle: Chicago 1893 to Paris 1900
A special session. Presiding: Etienne Charriere, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1. “Making a Worldly American Writer: The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and Chicago’s Newspaper Wonderlands,” Genevieve Creedon, Princeton Univ.
2. “‘The Dynamo and the Virgin’: Henry Adams and Energy Systems at the Fin de Siècle,” Justin Neuman, Yale Univ.
3. “The Miseducation of the Modern Novel at the World’s Columbian Exposition,” Christine L. Holbo, Arizona State Univ., Tempe
4. “Staging the World at the Fair: The Role of the ‘Other’ at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition,” Amberyl Malkovich, Concord Univ.