Thursday, 06 January
89. Sentiment and Lament: Responses to Death in Poetry of the American Civil War
3:30–4:45 p.m., Platinum Salon F, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Mónica Peláez, Saint Cloud State Univ.
1. “American War Deaths in Poetry and Photography: From Antietam to Afghanistan,” Cynthia Wachtell, Yeshiva Univ., New York
2. “Whitman, Memorial Space, and Lyric Mourning,” Desiree Henderson, Univ. of Texas, Arlington
3. “Union Blues: Melville’s Battle-Pieces,” Stephanie Ann Smith, Univ. of Florida