Saturday, 08 January
475. Literature and Economic Crisis
10:15–11:30 a.m., Plaza I, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Presiding: Samuel Otter, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “Downturn: Catharine Sedgwick, National Finance, and the Limits of Sentiment,” María Carla Sánchez, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro
2. “Money, Jews, and Anxiety in Antebellum Sensationalism,” David John Anthony, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale
3. “The Failure of Walden,” Gavin Jones, Stanford Univ.