APT-4 The Literary Mind in America

November 12, 2016 at 1:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Room --  Brandeis
Panel Chair -- Natalie Taylor, Skidmore College, ntaylor@skidmore.edu
Panel Discussant -- Leslie Rubin, Independent Scholar, lgrubin@verizon.net

Name: Bernard Dobski
Paper Title: “Personal Recollections” on the Divine Right of Kings: Mark Twain on the Theological-Political Problem
Institution: Assumption College

Name: Dustin Gish
Paper Title: The Obligation to Punish: Captain Vere's Capital Dilemma in Melville's Billy Budd
Institution: Honors College, University of Houston

Name: John Presnall
Paper Title: Robert Penn Warren's Flood as a Plea in Mitigation: An Exegesis and Apology of the Democratic Soul in the Modern Times
Institution: College of the Mainland

Name: David Sollenberger
Paper Title: "The Human Heart Everywhere Black": Walt Whitman's Personalism and the Civil War
Institution: The Catholic University of America