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Thursday, 28 December

251. The Lessons of Katrina

3:30–4:45 p.m., Commonwealth Hall D, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society

Presiding: Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.

1. “Competing Lessons of Katrina,” Susan H. Lurie, Rice Univ.

2. “Maybe They Really Are Refugees: Hurricane Katrina, the Other America, and the Militarized Bipartisan Consensus,” Daniel L. Zins, Atlanta, GA

3. “The Discovery of Poverty,” Donald K. Hedrick, Kansas State Univ.

4. “No Place like Home: Reading ‘Home’ after Katrina,” Mary E. Wilson, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

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