Friday, 28 December
200. Reconfiguring Land- and Cityscapes in Contemporary Canadian Writing and Film
10:15–11:30 a.m., Stetson B and C, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Canadian Literature in English
Presiding: Eleanor R. Ty, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.
1. “The Driving Sense of the Global and the Urban Turn in Modern Canadian Fiction,” Myles K. Chilton, Chiba Univ.
2. “Alanis Obomsawin and Oka: Indigenous Transformations of the Canadian Landscape,” Penelope M. Kelsey, Western Illinois Univ.
3. “The Afterlife of the Cityscape in Lisa Robertson’s Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture and Meredith Quartermain’s Vancouver Walking,” Maia Joseph, Univ. of British Columbia