Friday, 29 December
355. Global Perspectives on the Fin de Siècle
8:30–9:45 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Regenia Gagnier, Univ. of Exeter
1. “Late-Nineteenth-Century Japanese Reactions to Gilbert and Sullivan’s Mikado,” Amelia Scholtz, Rice Univ.
2. “Solomon Plaatje’s Mafeking Diary and African Intellectual Formation during the Boer War,” Timothy Johns, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York
3. “The British Fin de Siècle in Republican China’s Fin de Régime: Eileen Chang’s (Re)Writing of Decadence, Irony, Desolateness,” Karen S. Kingsbury, Tunghai Univ.
Respondent: Ann Heilmann, Univ. of Hull