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Saturday, 29 December

634. American Victoriana: Transatlantic Literary Culture and the Politics of Race

9:00–10:15 p.m., Acapulco, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Harilaos Stecopoulos, Univ. of Iowa

1. “The Charge of the African Brigade,” Daniel Hack, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. “The Imperial Origins of Fingerprinting: Mark Twain, the British Raj, and Pudd’nhead Wilson,” Harilaos Stecopoulos

3. “Reading ‘The White Man’s Burden’ in America,” Gretchen Murphy, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Respondent: Jennifer DeVere Brody, Northwestern Univ.

For copies of abstracts, write to gretchen@mail.utexas.edu.

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