Tuesday, 28 December
168. Performance and Politics
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century American Literature
1. “Ratcheting Up the Real,” Martha Banta, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
2. “The Propaganda, Pageantry, and Poetry of the Paterson Silk Strike,” Philip Zwerling, Ursinus Coll.
3. “Dramatic Interventions: Rethinking Mob Violence, Mainstream Theater, and African American Drama, 1890–1930,” Koritha Ann Mitchell, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Respondent: Sarah R. Robbins, Kennesaw State Univ.