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Saturday, 29 December

513. Beyond Pro- or Anti-: Toward the Politics of Race in Edith Wharton’s Fiction

1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Suite 2, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society

Presiding: Meredith Lynn Goldsmith, Ursinus Coll.

1. “Reading the ‘Sojourn in Exotic Lands’: Edith Wharton’s ‘Xingu,’” Laura Anne Lomas, Rutgers Univ., Newark

2. “‘Constitutional Restlessness’: The Ambiguity of Race in The Custom of the Country,” John Bruni, Colorado School of Mines

3. “The Age of Innocence and Reconstruction-Postreconstruction Contexts,” Jonathan Hayes, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

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