Saturday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 5C, ACC
The Politics of Reception: Race, Gender, and Ideology
Program arranged by the Reception Study Society. Presiding: M. Genevieve West, Texas Woman’s Univ.
1. “Magazine Mania: John Maxwell, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, and the Cultivation of Working-Class Readers,” Jennifer J. Phegley, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City
2. “Konstanz and the Liberals,” David Rosen, Trinity Coll., CT; Aaron Santesso, Georgia Inst. of Tech.
3. “Reading Themselves into the World: Considerations of Race and Gender in a Black Woman Book Club,” Florence Kabba, LaGuardia Community Coll., City Univ. of New York
4. “A Winnicottian Reading of Fans’ Sociopolitical Fulfillment in the Potential Space of Online Fandom,” Olga Kuminova, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev