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Sunday, 28 December

167. Obscenity Law and Censorship in the United States South

8:30–9:45 a.m., Golden Gate 3, Hilton

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Presiding: Barbara Ladd, Emory Univ.

1. “The Pictorial Press and the Pruning Knife: A Brief History of Southern Film Censorship,” Robert A. Jackson, Univ. of Virginia

2. “‘You Just Ache to Get Down and Lick Something’: Commonwealth v. Gordon, God’s Little Acre, and Smut,” Erik Bachman, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

3. “A Tempest in a Tub: The Atlanta Better Films Committee and the ‘Passive Censorship’ Experiment,” Jeremy Groskopf, Georgia State Univ.

For copies of abstracts, visit www.wm.edu/english/sssl/ after 15 Dec.

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