Monday, 29 December
536. Irish Spectacle
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Golden Gate 8, Hilton
Program arranged by the American Conference for Irish Studies
Presiding: Ellen Crowell, Saint Louis Univ.
1. “Spectacular Aesthetics: Fashion and Audience on Oscar Wilde’s Lecture Tour,” Loretta A. Clayton, Macon State Coll.
2. “The Plough and the Cabaret,” Nicholas Allen, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
3. “The Confessional Spectacle, a Baptism by Blood: Sacramental and Spectacular Violence in the Films of Martin McDonagh,” Casey Jarrin, Macalester Coll.
4. “Historical Spectacle in the Irish Free State: The 1927 and 1929 Dublin Civic Weeks,” Joan Dean, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City