Thursday, 29 December
352. Rules of Engagement: The Geneva Conventions from Nuremburg to Abu Ghraib
8:30–9:45 a.m., Caucus, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and Autobiography
Presiding: Laura Elizabeth Lyons, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Manoa
1. “The Politics of Justice and Les temps modernes,” Salah D. A. Hassan, Michigan State Univ.
2. “Colonialism and the Geneva Conventions: Pierre Vidal-Naquet on Torture and the Algerian War,” Rosemarie Scullion, Univ. of Iowa
3. “The Actuarial Gaze: Catastrophilia and Scopic Regimes, Abu Ghraib and Beyond,” Allen Feldman, New York Univ.
Respondent: Laura Elizabeth Lyons