Tuesday, 28 December
75. Queering World War II: Questioning Community
8:30–9:45 a.m., Tubman, Loews
A special session
Session leader: Janine M. Utell, Widener Univ.
1. “Rearticulation as Incantation: Performativity, Pétain, and Other ‘Franco-American Things,’” Liberty Smith, Quinnipiac Univ.
2. “Problems of Community and Nation in Jean Genet’s Pompes funèbres,” Sarah Gamble, Univ. of Edinburgh
3. “‘I Ain’t Beaten Up a Queer in I Don’t Know How Long’: Violence and Citizenship in the 1940s,” James Robert Polchin, New York Univ.