Thursday, 29 December
614. Literature of Reconstruction: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights
9:00–10:15 p.m., Carolina, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Brook Thomas, Univ. of California, Irvine
1. “Reconstructing Families and Marriage in Postbellum African American Print Culture,” Frances Smith Foster, Emory Univ.
2. “Melodrama against the Revival of Racism: Bartley Campbell’s ‘The White Slave,’” Herbert Grabes, Justus-Liebig Universität
3. “Albion W. Tourgée’s Bricks without Straw: Black Reconstruction through the Eyes of a White Radical Republican,” Carolyn L. Karcher, Temple Univ.