Friends' Hall, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California
Friday-Saturday, October 4-5, 2002, 9am-5pm
The year 2002 will mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Harriet Beecher Stowe's influential 1852 novel. This two-day conference at the Henry E. Huntington Library in sponsorship with the University of Southern California explores the broad social legacy of the novel in American culture.
Speakers include cultural historians, literary critics, and art historians from the United States and Great Britain. These scholars will examine Uncle Tom's Cabin as a literary text, historical document, and cultural artifact in a wide range of media including legal discourse, performance, film, fine art, popular ephemera, and digital environments.
Speakers and moderators include Eric Sundquist, Mary Kelley, Joan Hedrick, Richard Yarborough, Gillian Brown, Karen Sanchez-Eppler, Marcus Wood, Cindy Weinstein, Stephen Best, Stephen Railton, Emory Elliott, Thadious Davis, Richard Wightman Fox, Carla Kaplan, and Judith Jackson Fossett.
Registration is $25.00 (graduate students free). Optional lunches are
available at an additional cost. For more information, call the number below.
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