Monday, 28 December
281. Drama and Lincoln
3:30–4:45 p.m., Independence Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the American Theatre and Drama Society
Presiding: Dorothy Chansky, Texas Tech Univ.
1. “Not-So-Civil War: Lincoln’s Image as Presented in Confederate and Copperhead Drama, 1861–63,” Scott Irelan, Augustana Coll.
2. “Augustin Daly’s ‘Republic of Suffering’: Catharsis for the Middle Class after the Civil War,” Celia Braxton, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
3. “From Broadway to Gettysburg: Forrest and Lincoln Perform Politics,” David J. Carlyon, Larchmont, NY
4. “Suzan-Lori Parks’s Lincoln: An Interrogation Revisited,” Jaye Austin Williams, Univ. of California, Irvine