Thursday, 28 December
251. The Lessons of Katrina
3:30–4:45 p.m., Commonwealth Hall D, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society
Presiding: Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.
1. “Competing Lessons of Katrina,” Susan H. Lurie, Rice Univ.
2. “Maybe They Really Are Refugees: Hurricane Katrina, the Other America, and the Militarized Bipartisan Consensus,” Daniel L. Zins, Atlanta, GA
3. “The Discovery of Poverty,” Donald K. Hedrick, Kansas State Univ.
4. “No Place like Home: Reading ‘Home’ after Katrina,” Mary E. Wilson, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst