Tuesday, 27 December
31. Urban Imaginaries
5:15–6:30 p.m., Delaware Suite A, Marriott
Program arranged by the PMLA Editorial Board
Presiding: Patricia Yaeger, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1. “‘To What Shall I Compare Thee?’: Jerusalem as Ground Zero of the Hebrew Imagination,” Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi, Duke Univ.
2. “Unburying the Dead: The Mother City and Architectures of Erasure,” Heidi Grunebaum, Direct Action Centre for Peace and Memory
3. “Rio de Janeiro: Claiming the Real in Recent Film and Fiction,” Marta C. Peixoto, New York Univ.
4. “Writing, Relics, Shadow Photography, and Shanghai’s Projected Past,” William D. Schaefer, Univ. of California, Los Angeles