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Wednesday, 27 December

92. Confronting Historical Amnesia in the Classroom

8:45–10:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Simon K. Lewis, Coll. of Charleston

1. “Taking Exception: The Historical Imagination and National Myths in the Classroom,” Christopher Apap, New York Univ.

2. “Internment, Relocation, Termination, and the Entire One of Us: Critiquing United States Exceptionalism through Comparative Analyses of Leslie Marmon Silko and Lawson Fusao Inada,” Ryan Burt, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. “The Holocaust, the Twenty Million Soviet War Dead, the United Fruit Company, and Gabriel García Márquez,” Gene Harold Bell-Villada, Williams Coll.

Respondent: Andrea H. Reyes, Univ. of Southern California

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