Viewing convention Program information from 2007
Thursday, 27 December
97. Containment Culture and the Material Text: Religion, Politics, and Aesthetics in Cold War America
7:00–8:15 p.m., Atlanta, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Catherine Turner, Coll. Misericordia
1. “‘The Cult of Reassurance’: Religious Self-Help Literature in the Cold War United States,” Erin Ann Smith, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
2. “Masscult, Midcult: Pearl Buck, Christopher Isherwood, and the Battle of Cold War Aesthetics,” Jaime Harker, Univ. of Mississippi
3. “The Medium, the Message, the Movement: Print Culture and New Left Politics,” Kristin L. Matthews, Brigham Young Univ., UT
Respondent: Catherine Turner
For copies of abstracts, visit www.utdallas.edu/~erins.
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