Monday, 28 December
137. Greening the Globe
8:30–9:45 a.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Folklore and Literature
Presiding: Alexander J. Hunt, West Texas A&M Univ.
1. “‘An Art Which Does Mend Nature’: Hybridity, Ecology, and the Persephone Myth,” Talya Meyers, Stanford Univ.
2. “Mother Goose Meets Mother Nature: Sustainable Storytelling in Nineteenth-Century French Literature,” Jennifer Gipson, Univ. of California, Berkeley
3. “Tabula Rasa: Environmental Folklore in Atwood’s Oryx and Crake,” Michael Spiegel, Univ. of Virginia