Saturday, 27 December
51. Psychoanalysis, Segregation, and the Sign
5:15–6:30 p.m., Golden Gate 3, Hilton
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Presiding: Leigh Anne Duck, Univ. of Memphis
1. “Skin, Text, Image: The Rhetoric of Racial Signs,” Elizabeth F. Abel, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “Jim Crow Signs in Post–Civil Rights American Fiction,” Brian J. Norman, Loyola Coll.
3. “My Mother Is a Fetish: Death, Desire, and Disavowal in Faulkner’s South,” John T. Matthews, Boston Univ.
Respondent: Hortense Jeanette Spillers, Vanderbilt Univ.