Tuesday, 28 December
172. Beyond Devolution: Contemporary Poets of Scotland and Ireland
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Session leader: Laura R. Severin, North Carolina State Univ.
1. “Recent Poetry by Bernard O’Donoghue,” Lucy McDiarmid, Villanova Univ.
2. “The Ukanian Skelf: Sovereignty and Identity in the Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy,” Antony Shuttleworth, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
3. “‘A Hanker for [Her] Ain Folk’: New Definitions of Nationalism in Kathleen Jamie’s The Autonomous Region (1993),” Laura R. Severin
Respondent: Mary Helen Thuente, North Carolina State Univ.