Wednesday, 28 December
217. Early American Caribbeana
1:45–3:00 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8216, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800
Presiding: S. X. Goudie, Vanderbilt Univ.
1. “A Ticket to the Tropics? A Trip to Jamaica and the Irrelevance of Experience in the Caribbean,” Jonathan Beecher Field, Clemson Univ.
2. “Melting Pot Afloat: Imperial Identities in Pittis’s Jamaica Lady (1720),” Thomas Warren Krise, Univ. of Central Florida
3. “Creole Performance and the Jamaican Stage,” Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Yale Univ.