Session Information


1: The Conservative Movement’s Foundational Fictions: Flannery O’Connor, Ayn Rand, and the Fight to Define Postwar Conservatism in the United States, 1950–64

Bryan Santin, Concordia U, CA

2: Conservatism as Masochism: The Pain and Pleasure of Reading Ayn Rand

Russ Castronovo, U of Wisconsin, Madison

3: Transgressive Conservatism: D. Keith Mano and National Review

Stephen E. Schryer, U of New Brunswick

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Andrew Hoberek, U of Missouri, Columbia