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Tuesday, 30 December

749. Phototextuality and the Social Body, 1865–1943

8:30–9:45 a.m., Franciscan A, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Elizabeth F. Abel, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. “Caption and Capture: Alexander Gardner’s Phototexts of War,” Elizabeth Young, Mount Holyoke Coll.

2. “The ‘Dark Mirror’ of Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices,” Jeff Allred, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. “Shooting Time: Il libro negro and the War on Fascism,” Sara B. Blair, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Respondent: Karen S. Jacobs, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

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