Thursday, 28 December
207. Postmodernism and Religion
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Jefferson, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Slavic and East European Literatures
Presiding: Edith W. Clowes, Univ. of Kansas
1. “Russia’s Vampiric Other: Portraits of Islam in Bekmambetov’s Night Watch and Day Watch,” Thomas J. Garza, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “Postmodernism Prefigured through Ritual in Russian Decadent Prose,” Catherine Le Gouis, Mount Holyoke Coll.
3. “Postmodernism, Vampires, and Religion in Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian,” Gregory A. Clemons, Mars Hill Coll.