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Friday, 07 January

330. Representation and the Problem of Democracy

3:30–4:45 p.m., Diamond Salon 7, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus

Presiding: Swati Rana, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. “Regional Modernism: The Politics of Democratic Architecture and Domestic Narrative in Late Modernism,” Christina Van Houten, Univ. of Florida

2. “‘Ugly and Undistinguished’: Democratic Taste in The Blacker the Berry,” Mary Unger, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

3. “Local Representations: The Alternative Democracies of Antebellum Fiction,” Bert Emerson, Claremont Graduate Univ.

4. “‘We Are Two Nations’: U.S.A. and the Democratization of Bartolomeo Vanzetti,” Dan Colson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

For abstracts, write to dmcolson@illinois.edu.

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