Thursday, 06 January
25. Storytelling and Memory: Ventriloquized Narratives and the Art of Legal Storytelling
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 306A, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Lowry Martin, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “Narrating the Lives and Demise of Victims and Perpetrators of Rape: Rhetorical Reversals of Guilt in Nineteenth-Century Canards Sanglants,” Sharon Patricia Johnson, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
2. “Murder in Morocco: The Crossroads of Narration and Ethical Accountability in Oum-el-Hassen,” Lowry Martin
3. “Israel before Israel: French Jurisliterature in Albert Cohen’s Novels of the 1930s,” Pierre Bras, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
For abstracts, visit www.fll.vt.edu/johnson/ventriloquized.html.