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Wednesday, 29 December

624. Other Longings: Nostalgia as Cultural Industry

9:00–10:15 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Narin F. Hassan, Georgia Inst. of Tech.

1. “The Exotification of Nostalgia or the Nostalgiafication of Exotica?” Edward K. Chan, Kennesaw State Univ.

2. “Incidental Nostalgia: Temporality, Kitsch, and the Scopitone Jukebox,” Amy Herzog, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. “Commodifying Longing: eBay as Nostalgia Machine,” Patricia Ventura, Georgia Inst. of Tech.

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