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541. Queer Youth: Sexuality and Adolescent Transformations

Sunday, 11 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago F, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Philip Nel, Kansas State Univ.

1. "The Queer Case against Willa Cather's Paul," Adam Sonstegard, Cleveland State Univ.

2. "Queer Sentiments: Tomboys and Familial Belonging in Carson McCullers's The Member of the Wedding," Kristen Proehl, State Univ. of New York, Brockport

3. "When Queer Isn't So Queer: The Absent Adolescent in the Work of David Levithan," Kent Baxter, California State Univ., Northridge

Responding: Sarah Sahn, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana


Subjects:

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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