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Saturday, 08 January

593. Domesticated Terror: Toward a Post-9/11 Aesthetic

3:30–4:45 p.m., Diamond Salon 6, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Michael Rothberg, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. “Resisting Spectacle: Don DeLillo’s Falling Man and Alejandro Inarritu’s Film 9/11/01,” Linda S. Kauffman, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

2. “The Saw Franchise and the Domestication of Terror in Post-9/11 American Film,” David Frank Schmid, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

3. “Chang-rae Lee’s Aloft and the Posttraumatic Suburb,” Kathryn Knapp, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

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