Viewing convention Program information from 2006
Thursday, 28 December
257. Detention and/as United States Literature
3:30–4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon J, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the American Literature Section
Presiding: Phillip J. Barrish, Univ. of Texas, Austin
1. “The Inside Stories of the Global American Prison,” H. Bruce Franklin, Rutgers Univ., Newark
2. “‘The Land of the Free’: Imprisonment, United States Literature, and National Identity,” Peter Caster, Univ. of South Carolina–Upstate
3. “Detention without Subjects,” Caleb Smith, Yale Univ.
Respondent: Amy Kaplan, Univ. of Pennsylvania
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