This session aims to reread the figure of the American confidence man.
Possibilities may include: Conjunctions between the confidence man and:
disruption and excess, class, landscapes, violence, masculinities, nationality,performance, parody; the often forgotten confidence woman; the con-artist; classical film representations of confidence players; the recent surge in novels about confidence men and women. Send detailed abstract (250-500 words) by September 15.
Michelle E. Moore
English Department Box 127
Binghamton, NY 13902 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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