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Friday, 29 December

513. Spectacles of Violence

3:30–4:45 p.m., Congress A, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

Presiding: Natasha B. Barnes, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. “Beyond the Spectacle of Terrorism: Rethinking Politics in the Image of Society,” Henry Giroux, McMaster Univ.

2. “The Culture Industries of Northern Ireland: Specularity, Violence, and the Conviction Plays,” Sarah Brouillette, Syracuse Univ.

3. “Did World War I Foster a ‘Spectatorial Attitude’ in American Writers?” Michael Davidson West, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

4. “Transnationalist Regimes of Violence: Brooklyn, Fort-Dimache, and the Duvalierist State,” Jana Evans Braziel, Univ. of Cincinnati

Respondent: Susan H. Lurie, Rice Univ.

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