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Wednesday, 29 December

538. Feeling Modern: Emotion, Authority, and American Women, 1900–20

3:30–4:45 p.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Jean Marie Lutes, Villanova Univ.

1. “Silent Sentinels: The Bodily Rhetoric of the Modern Suffrage Campaign,” Mary A. M. Chapman, Univ. of British Columbia

2. “Sobbing to Stop the Presses: Emotion, Politics, and American Women Writers,” Jean Marie Lutes

3. “Scientists of Affect: The Politics of Emotion and Professionalization of Reading Pain,” Jennifer Travis, Saint John’s Univ., NY

Respondent: Dale Marie Bauer, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

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