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Saturday, 30 December

666. Susan Sontag and the Public Woman of Letters

10:15–11:30 a.m., Independence Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Mena Mitrano, Univ. of Rome La Sapienza

1. “Women on War: Susan Sontag, Mary McCarthy, and Diana Trilling Debate the Vietnam War,” Sabrina Fuchs Abrams, State Univ. of New York, Empire State Coll.

2. “Burning Cars, Burning Words: Susan Sontag after 9/11,” Lou Freitas Caton, Westfield State Coll.

3. “Sontag’s Captions: Writing the Bodies of Others,” Bonita Rhoads, Yale Univ.

4. “Sontag and the Europeans,” Mena Mitrano

For copies of papers, write to after 15 Dec.

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