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45. Representing Evil: Nazis, Slaveholders, and the Politics of the Perpetrator

Friday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., McHenry, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Michael Rothberg, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. "Erotic Terror in Auschwitz: An American Tale," Phyllis Lassner, Northwestern Univ.

2. "Sexual (Re)Production, Social Death, and the Slavery Perpetrator," Danielle Christmas, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

Responding: Tim Ryan, Northern Illinois Univ.

For abstracts, visit www.daniellechristmas.com.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Themes, Myths, and Archetypes

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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