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Thursday, 29 December

352. Rules of Engagement: The Geneva Conventions from Nuremburg to Abu Ghraib

8:30–9:45 a.m., Caucus, Washington Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and Autobiography

Presiding: Laura Elizabeth Lyons, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Manoa

1. “The Politics of Justice and Les temps modernes,” Salah D. A. Hassan, Michigan State Univ.

2. “Colonialism and the Geneva Conventions: Pierre Vidal-Naquet on Torture and the Algerian War,” Rosemarie Scullion, Univ. of Iowa

3. “The Actuarial Gaze: Catastrophilia and Scopic Regimes, Abu Ghraib and Beyond,” Allen Feldman, New York Univ.

Respondent: Laura Elizabeth Lyons

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