Thursday, 28 December
109. Detention and United States Sovereignty: Paradigms, Practices
8:30–9:45 a.m., 203-B, Convention Center
Program arranged by the American Literature Section
Presiding: Sarah R. Robbins, Kennesaw State Univ.
1. “The Tortured Body and the Photograph: The United States War on Terror, Abu Ghraib, and Racial Lynching,” Julie Gerk Hernandez, Univ. of Cincinnati
2. “Expenditure, Excess, and Expendable Bodies: Detention and Questions of Sovereignty,” Jana Evans Braziel, Univ. of Cincinnati
3. “Due Process, Lethal Confinement, and New World Security,” Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt Univ.
Respondent: Eduardo Lujan Cadava, Princeton Univ.