Wednesday, 30 December
615. Modernist Messianisms: Tradition and the Problematics of Nostalgia
8:30–9:45 a.m., Congress B, Loews
A special session
Presiding: Sarah C. Bagley, Univ. of Pittsburgh
1. “Conflicting Nostalgias: Critical Ruin and Sentimental Redemption,” Sarah C. Bagley
2. “‘O Lord Thou Pluckest Me Out’: Modernism, Messianism, and Nostalgia,” Gabrielle S. McIntire, Queen’s Univ.
3. “Messianism and Utopia: The Consequences of Nostalgia,” Paul Anthony Bové, Univ. of Pittsburgh