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124. War, Scar: Representations of US Torture and Imperial Violence since Vietnam

Friday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Belmont, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Katharina Motyl, Free Univ.

1. "'Shoot an Iraqi': The Imperial Imaginary and Artistic Resistance," Philip John Metres, John Carroll Univ.

2. "Visual Poetry on Unspeakable Anguish: Philip Metres's 'Abu Ghraib Arias,'" Katharina Motyl

3. "'Abdicating the Position of the Seeing Man': 1980s Representations of US Imperial Violence in El Salvador," Patricia Stuelke, Boston Univ.

4. "Aggressors R People 2: Cheerleading and Special Pleading for the United States in Vietnam," Jim Hicks, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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