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Wednesday, 28 December

138. Mary Antin and Science in The Promised Land and Beyond

10:15–11:30 a.m., Park Tower Suite 8212, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jaime L. Cleland, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

1. “First Aid to the Biologist: Reconciling Science, Religion, and Immigration in Mary Antin’s Fiction,” Jaime L. Cleland

2. “Mary Antin’s Progressive Science: Eugenics, Evolution, and the Environment,” Lori M. Jirousek, New York Inst. of Tech.

3. “Mary Antin’s They Who Knock at Our Gates: Early-Twentieth-Century Social Science, Progressive Activism, and Intellectual Polemic,” Annette Schreiber Zilversmit, Long Island Univ., Brooklyn

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