Monday, 29 December
716. The FBI Files on Modernism
9:00–10:15 p.m., Franciscan D, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Karen Leick, Ohio State Univ., Lima
1. “Communism, Perversion, and Other Crimes against the State: The FBI Files of Klaus and Erika Mann,” Andrea Weiss, City Coll., City Univ. of New York
2. “Investigative Savagery: Figuring Hoover in Richard Wright’s Savage Holiday,” Andrew Strombeck, Wright State Univ.
3. “Modernism on File: The Case against African American Writers in the 1920s,” Josh Gosciak, Saint John’s Univ., NY