Thursday, 5 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 617, WSCC
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Southern Literature
Presiding: Leigh Anne Duck, Univ. of Mississippi
1. "Trading Faith: Religion as a Market Force in the Colonial South," K. Merinda Simmons, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
2. "Global Capitalism and Antebellum Social Reform: Maria McIntosh's Critique of Slavery in The Lofty and the Lowly," Katharine A. Burnett, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
3. "Circuit and Flow: Process Geography and the Writing of Alice Dunbar Nelson," Judith I. Madera, Wake Forest Univ.
4. "From the Deep North to the Global South: United States Empire, South Texas, and Figurations of Underground Economic Railroads in Gayl Jones's Mosquito," Sharada Balachandran Orihuela, Univ. of California, Davis
American Literature – General