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Tuesday, 28 December

75. Queering World War II: Questioning Community

8:30–9:45 a.m., Tubman, Loews

A special session

Session leader: Janine M. Utell, Widener Univ.

1. “Rearticulation as Incantation: Performativity, Pétain, and Other ‘Franco-American Things,’” Liberty Smith, Quinnipiac Univ.

2. “Problems of Community and Nation in Jean Genet’s Pompes funèbres,” Sarah Gamble, Univ. of Edinburgh

3. “‘I Ain’t Beaten Up a Queer in I Don’t Know How Long’: Violence and Citizenship in the 1940s,” James Robert Polchin, New York Univ.

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