Friday, 07 January
260. Narrating United States Security: State Violence and the Literary Imagination
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Platinum Salon H, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Joel Pfister, Wesleyan Univ.
1. “Internal Threat: Indian Wars, Pequot Extinction, and the Sanctification of Security,” Jeffrey Hole, Univ. of the Pacific
2. “Thy Captive Shall Not Die by Torture: Cooper’s The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish and the Securitization of Destiny,” Johannes Voelz, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
3. “Colonial Geography, Race, and the Spectacle of Torture,” Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern Univ.
Respondent: Gretchen Murphy, Univ. of Texas, Austin