Sunday, 28 December
313. The Representational Politics of Child Labor in American Textual and Visual Culture
1:45–3:00 p.m., Union Square 14, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Patricia Crain, New York Univ.
1. “‘No One Cares for Me Only to Get My Work’: Child Labor, Sympathy, and Mischief in Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig,” Sophie Bell, Saint John’s Univ., NY
2. “Picturing Labor: Lewis W. Hine, the Child Labor Movement, and the Meanings of Adolescent Work,” Sarah Elizabeth Chinn, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York
3. “The Angel and the Freak: Disability and the Labors of Childhood in Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love,” Anna Mae Duane, Univ. of Connecticut, Torrington
Respondent: Lucia Hodgson, Univ. of Southern California
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