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Thursday, 28 December

257. Detention and/as United States Literature

3:30–4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon J, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the American Literature Section

Presiding: Phillip J. Barrish, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “The Inside Stories of the Global American Prison,” H. Bruce Franklin, Rutgers Univ., Newark

2. “‘The Land of the Free’: Imprisonment, United States Literature, and National Identity,” Peter Caster, Univ. of South Carolina–Upstate

3. “Detention without Subjects,” Caleb Smith, Yale Univ.

Respondent: Amy Kaplan, Univ. of Pennsylvania

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