Saturday, 08 January
554. Class Politics in Recent Los Angeles Fiction
1:45–3:00 p.m., Diamond Salon 7, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Angela Ruth Mullis, Mount Olive Coll.
1. “Slipping Speech: Class Refractions in Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles,” JoAnne Ruvoli, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
2. “Anticapitalism and an Ecology of Los Angeles in Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange,” Jessica L. Maucione, Gonzaga Univ.
3. “Class in the LA Novel’s Expanded Field,” Kevin Richard McNamara, Univ. of Houston, Clear Lake