Saturday, 08 January
428. The Politics of Realism in Popular Narratives
8:30–9:45 a.m., Diamond Salon 6, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Popular Culture
Presiding: Jessica Wilton, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
1. “Common People: Realism, Class Difference, and the Male Domestic Sphere in Nick Hornby’s Collision with Britpop,” John McCombe, Univ. of Dayton
2. “Representing Realism: The Wire’s Critique of Authenticity,” Colby D. Nelson, Saint Mary’s Coll., MD
3. “History and Realism in the Films of John Sayles,” David R. Shumway, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Respondent: Jessica Wilton