Welty society panels at the 2016 American Literature Association Conference:

Eudora Welty and Modernism, May 28, 9:40-11:00 (Session 16-B Pacific F)
Chair: Julia Eichelberger, College of Charleston
1. “Discovering Welty’s First Novel and the Origins of Her Signature Modernism,” Harriet Pollack,
Bucknell University
2. “Covert Relation: Eudora Welty’s Indebtedness to Henry James,” Li Cui, Yan’an University and
Renmin University of China
3. “Losing Battles as Modernist Epic,” Stephen Fuller, Middle Georgia State University
4. “The Modernist Miraculous: Teaching Welty in the Hong Kong Classroom,” Stuart Christie, Hong
Kong Baptist University

Welty and Multimedia, May 28, 11:10-12:30 (Session 17-B Pacific F)
Chair: Harriet Pollack, Bucknell University
1. “Eudora Welty as photography critic of Kertész, Cartier-Bresson, Riefenstahl, and Eggleston,”
Géraldine Chouard, University Paris-Dauphine
2. “Eudora Welty in the Era of Social Media: Must the Novelist Tweet?,” Jacob Agner, University of
3. “1930s and 40s Radio and Recordings in Welty’s Letters and Fiction,” Julia Eichelberger, College
of Charleston