Sunday, 28 December
303. Rule, Britannia!
1:45–3:00 p.m., Golden Gate 8, Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on the Victorian Period
Presiding: Robert Lowry Patten, Rice Univ.
1. “Rule, Britannia! Confound the Pirates! Victorian Nautical Dramas and the Royal Navy’s Antislavery Crusade on the High Seas,” Kristie Allen, Macalester Coll.
2. “The Anchor of Hope: Shipwreck Melodramas and Victorian Empire,” Matthew W. Smith, Boston Univ.
3. “Pirates, Play, and the New Imperialism in Late Victorian Fiction,” Bradley Deane, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris