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26. Going Viral

Sunday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Erin M. Goss, Clemson Univ.

1. "Hey, Girl: Replication, Signification, and the Radical Democracy of Memetic Theory," Rachel Bowser, Georgia Gwinnett Coll.

2. "The Pleasure of Maps and the Anxiety of Influenza," Erin M. Goss

3. "Empty Shells and the Undead Past: The Figure of the Zombie in Recent Literary-Critical Discourse," Michael A. Johnson, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Responding: Ben Miller, Georgia State Univ.

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  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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