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Monday, 28 December

112. City of Brotherly Love: Philadelphia and Ethnic Studies

8:30–9:45 a.m., 404, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Ethnic Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Kim Martin Long, Shippensburg Univ.

1. “Anti-Babel on the Delaware: Duponceau, Heckewelder, the American Philosophical Society, and the Birth of American Eloquence,” Diane Krumrey, Univ. of Bridgeport

2. “From Cuba to Philadelphia and Back to the Island: The Brothers Cavada and Their American Civil Wars,” Jesse Alemán, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque

3. “Ousting Undesirables from Philadelphia: Rhetoric and Law Driving Antebellum Purges of Native American and African American Residents,” Susan B. Iwanisziw, National Coalition of Independent Scholars

4. “Reading for Respectability: The Free Black Community in Antebellum Philadelphia and the Culture of Reading,” Vanessa Steinroetter, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

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