2016 American Literature Association, San Francisco, May 28

Eudora Welty and Modernism
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
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 Mississippi
3. “1930s and 40s Radio and Recordings in Welty’s Letters and Fiction,” Julia Eichelberger, College of Charleston