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Wednesday, 29 December

599. Race, Word, and Image in Turn-of-the-Century British and American Culture

7:15–8:30 p.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Martha Jane Nadell, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. “Dangerous Images: Racial Representations in Nineteenth-Century Advertising and Literature,” Jeffrey Allen Steele, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

2. “Institutionalizing the Anthropological-Colonial Gaze: Our Island and Their People As Seen with Camera and Pencil and the Visions of an American Empire,” Nandini Dhar, Univ. of Oregon

3. “Dirty Pictures: Images of the Racialized Criminal in Early Detective Fiction,” Elizabeth Carolyn Miller, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Respondent: Martha Jane Nadell

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