Thursday, 06 January
13. French Noir: Film, BD (Bande Déssinée), Roman
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 402B, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century French Literature
Presiding: Van Kelly, Univ. of Kansas
1. “Secular and Religious French Noir: Caïd and Anti-Caïd, from Pépé to the Country Priest,” Allan Stoekl, Penn State Univ., University Park
2. “Revisiting the French Noir: The Birth of Adèle Blanc-Sec,” Anouk Alquier, Smith Coll.
3. “French Noir’s Role in Uncovering Repressed Histories of the Nation,” Lisa A. Weiss, Vanderbilt Univ.