Friday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 607, WSCC
Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
Presiding: Richard Kopley, Penn State Univ., DuBois
1. "Hawthorne's Carnivalesque Humanism: The Fall-of-Man Myth in 'Young Goodman Brown' and 'The Maypole of Merry Mount,'" Adam Pridemore, Univ. of South Florida
2. "'Sprouting from the Earth': Hawthorne's Racialized Classicism," Richard Hardack, Berkeley, CA
3. "Puget Sound (Re)Writes New England: The Postfrontier Civic Myth in Ella Rhoads Higginson's Revision of The Scarlet Letter," Laura Laffrado, Western Washington Univ.
American Literature – Before 1900