Thursday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., O'Hare, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Gary Totten, North Dakota State Univ.
1. "From Dreiser to DeLillo and Beyond: Extrapolating Our Economic Future," Roark Mulligan, Christopher Newport Univ.
2. "'Leave Them Wanting More': Staging Vagrancy behind the Curtain of Affluence in Sister Carrie," Daniel Graham, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs
3. "'What Is Your Address?': Place, Money, and Identity in Dreiser's Sister Carrie," Jamie Bolker, Fordham Univ., Bronx
4. "Speculating on 'Visions of Empire': Vulnerability and Resilience in Dreiser's The Financier," Jude Davies, Univ. of Winchester
For abstracts, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century