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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