Thursday, 27 December
142. The (United States) South in Hemispheric and Transatlantic Contexts, 1800–50
8:45–10:00 p.m., Toronto, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Barbara Ladd, Emory Univ.
1. “Against (North) American Exceptionalism: Michel Chevalier’s Lettres sur l’Amérique du Nord in Andrés Bello’s Global South,” Ruth Hill, Univ. of Virginia
2. “Birds of America, New World Nature, and the Specter of the Caribbean Plantation,” Christopher Iannini, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. “New Orleans and the Scale of Freedom,” Lloyd P. Pratt, Michigan State Univ.