Thursday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago F, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Lisa M. Hager, Univ. of Wisconsin, Waukesha
1. "Time, Trauma, and Twin Towers: Steampunk after 9/11; or, Fort-Da, in Brass," Rachel Bowser, Georgia Gwinnett Coll.; Brian Croxall, Emory Univ.
2. "Women of Ill Repute and Dirty Deeds: Steampunk, Victorian Studies, and Dirt," Lisa M. Hager
3. "Making Steampunk: Arts and Crafts, Spreadability, and the Varieties of Do-It-Yourself History," Roger Whitson, Washington State Univ., Pullman
For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/members/lmhager/docs/.
Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture