Friday, 29 December
500. Virtual Twain
3:30–4:45 p.m., 204-A, Convention Center
Program arranged by the Mark Twain Circle of America
Presiding: Kerry Driscoll, Saint Joseph Coll.
1. “Mark Twain, Jean Baudrillard, and the Wild Frontiers of Cultural Studies,” Bruce F. Michelson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
2. “‘Unreliable’ Twain: Alternative Identities and the Manufactured West,” Joseph Coulombe, Rowan Univ.
3. “Twain’s ‘Letter from Limerick’: Typewriter, Machine Culture, and Foreignness,” Aaron Belz, Saint Louis Univ.