Sunday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 6A, ACC
Conservatives and Conservatism
Program arranged by the forum LLC Late-19th- and Early-20th-Century American. Presiding: Russ Castronovo, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Speakers: Nolan Bennett, Duke Univ.; Sydney Bufkin, Washington and Lee Univ.; Susan Gillman, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; Jackson Lears, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Donald E. Pease, Dartmouth Coll.; Nathan Wolff, Tufts Univ.
How can we conceptualize conservatism in relation to fundamental questions of definition, method, and political and historical significance? Panelists seek to understand the logic and allure behind various styles of conservatism, whether understood in terms of un-Americanism, race relations, genre, or commercial success.