Fitzgerald and Race II: Artificial Colors and Racial Fictions in The Beautiful and Damned, Tender Is the Night, and Other (mostly) non-Gatsby Works
Our second Fitzgerald Summer School webinar on Fitzgerald and race explores images of skin color, masking and passing, assimilation, immigration, and xenophobia in a variety of ethnicities and religions in The Beautiful and Damned, Tender Is the Night, and other select works.
1. Meredith Goldsmith, Professor of English and Associate Dean, Ursinus College
2. Catherine Keyser, Professor and McCausland Fellow, University of South Carolina
3. Deborah Davis Schlacks, Professor of English Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Superior
4. David W. Ullrich, Professor of English, Birmingham-Southern College
Moderating the discussion will be William Blazek, Associate Professor, Liverpool Hope and Fitzgerald Society Vice-president
Attendees will also get a special preview of a forthcoming essay collection celebrating next year's centennial of The Beautiful and Damned. Special thanks to Prof. Keyser for letting us borrow the title of her book Artificial Color