Thursday, 5 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Beacon E, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Zackary Vernon, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1. "Between Anarchy and Activism: Ecoterrorist Philosophy in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang," Zackary Vernon
2. "Saving the World in Science Fiction: Radical Environmentalism, Violence, and Nonviolence in Avatar and A Door into Ocean," Christy Tidwell, South Dakota School of Mines and Tech.
3. "The Radical Scene: Place, Space, and Ecotage; or, The Megamachine in the Garden," David Aitchison, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century