Friday, 30 December
769. Mark Twain: Resisting and Representing America
1:45–3:00 p.m., Wilson A, Marriott
Program arranged by the Mark Twain Circle of America
Presiding: Michael J. Kiskis, Elmira Coll.
1. “Huck Finn and the Problem of Arkansas,” Joseph Csicsila, Eastern Michigan Univ.
2. “‘That Grotesque and Laughable Word, Patriotism’: Rethinking Patriotism in Time of War,” David Caplan, Ohio Wesleyan Univ.
3. “Unhomely Pleasures: Dislocation in Twain’s Works,” Louis Suárez-Potts, Berkeley, CA