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Saturday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 6A, ACC

Writing the “Blind Ruck of Event”: Civil War Literary Historiography at 150

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A special session. Presiding: Coleman Hutchison, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Speakers: Kathleen Diffley, Univ. of Iowa; Christopher A. Hager, Trinity Coll., CT; Cody Marrs, Univ. of Georgia; Jane E. Schultz, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ., Indianapolis; Julia Ann Stern, Northwestern Univ.; Timothy Sweet, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

Each scholar of the literature of the American Civil War presents a single text, image, or object from the years 1861 to 1866 as a way of framing the challenges of writing a literary history of the conflict and its many legacies. This focus encourages audience participation and discussion.

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