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Tuesday, 27 December

79. Reperiodizing the American Nineteenth Century

8:45–10:00 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8219, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Eric William Lott, Univ. of Virginia

1. “1819: Aesthetic Superfluity and the Panic,” Edward C. Cahill, Fordham Univ., Bronx

2. “1838: The Wilkes Exploring Expedition and the Pacific Frontier in American History,” John R. Eperjesi, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

3. “1852; or, Around ‘The Half-Decade of 1850–55,’” Charlene Avallone, Kailua, HI

4. “1889: Retromodernism and American Fiction,” Wendy Olivia Graham, Vassar Coll.

5. “1909: Traumas of Value and Black Reconstruction in Douglass and DuBois,” Christina L. Zwarg, Haverford Coll.

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