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471. The Undead South: Beyond the Gothic

Thursday, 5 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Liberty C, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Presiding: Eric Gary Anderson, George Mason Univ.; Daniel Cross Turner, Coastal Carolina Univ.

1. "Disrupting 'Hillbilly Horror': Documentary and Realism in Contemporary Films of the 'Mountain South,'" Leigh Anne Duck, Univ. of Mississippi

2. "Second Life: Salvage Operations in McCarthy's Undead South," Susan L. Edmunds, Syracuse Univ.

3. "When Dead Men Talk: Southern Pasts and the Promise of a Just Future," Brian J. Norman, Loyola Coll.

4. "Funeral Practices and Choctaw Women's Power in LeAnne Howe's Shell Shaker," Kirstin L. Squint, High Point Univ.

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  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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