Friday, 28 December
264. Margaret Atwood as a Poet
1:45–3:00 p.m., Burnham, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Margaret Atwood Society
Presiding: Deborah Rosenthal, Massasoit Community Coll., MA; Karma Waltonen, Univ. of California, Davis
1. “Tender (Though Far from Toothless): Margaret Atwood on Love,” Marilyn J. Rose, Brock Univ.
2. “‘Consider the Body’: Remaking the Myth of Female Sexuality in Margaret Atwood’s Recent Poems,” Tomoko Kuribayashi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
3. “Atwood, Ambiguous, and Accusatory: Circe/Mud Poems and ‘The Bog Man’ as Models for Ecofeminist Fiction,” H. Louise Davis, Michigan State Univ.