Saturday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 8A, ACC
Population and Policy: Managing Early America
A special session. Presiding: Karen Rosenthall, Rice Univ.
1. “Benjamin Franklin’s Populationist Agendas: Producing a Working Class,” Karen Rosenthall
2. “The Census and Seduction: Population Stimulation and Management in Early National Seduction Novels,” Howard Horwitz, Univ. of Utah
3. “Novels of Redemption: Fiction, Finance, and the Future in Early America,” Andrew Kopec, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ., Fort Wayne
For abstracts, visit https://populationandpolicy.commons.mla.org/.