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Sunday, 30 December

665. The Rhetoric of Trauma: Witnessing War and Disaster in Contemporary American Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., Picasso, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Aimee Lynn Pozorski, Central Connecticut State Univ.

1. “The Rhetorical Field of the Trauma; or, The Apolitical Leanings of United States Vietnam Literature,” R. Clifton Spargo, Marquette Univ.

2. “The Falling Man in Literatures of Vietnam and 9/11,” Aimee Lynn Pozorski

3. “Disaster and Poetics,” Walter B. Kalaidjian, Emory Univ.

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