Friday, 10 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., McHenry, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Rebeccah Bechtold, Wichita State Univ.
1. "Staging Violence: Performance Culture in Antebellum America," Rebeccah Bechtold
2. "Problems of Radical Sympathy: The Fatal Politics of Anarchist Violence," Dan Colson, Emporia State Univ.
3. "Burnt Teepees and Abandoned Farmhouses: Hamlin Garland's Tangled Sympathies," Carolyn Kuchera, Univ. of New Mexico, Gallup
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory
American Literature – General