Monday, 29 December
606. Modernism and Californian Literatures of the Environment
3:30–4:45 p.m., Mason B, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Damon Franke, Univ. of Southern Mississippi
1. “There Will Be Greed: McTeague and the Urban in Rural California,” Lars Erik Larson, Univ. of Portland
2. “William James’s Vision of Consciousness in Mary Austin’s The Land of Little Rain,” Cecily Parks, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
3. “Sunshine and Oranges, Fires, Earthquakes, and Riots: A Natural History of Modern Los Angeles,” Jacob Leland, Tulane Univ.