Tuesday, 29 December
472. Critical Exuberance
1:45–3:00 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon C, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Gay Studies in Language and Literature
Presiding: Siobhan Bridget Somerville, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
1. “The Curious Queer Politics of a ‘Post’-racial Obama Nation,” Marlon Bryan Ross, Univ. of Virginia
2. “The Neo–New Deal and Why Obama Doesn’t Want to Think about Sex,” Janet R. Jakobsen, Barnard Coll.
3. “States of Crisis: Economic Pain and Political Hope in the Age of Obama,” Lisa Duggan, New York Univ.