Thursday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago C, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures
Presiding: Ryan Winn, Coll. of Menominee Nation
1. "Indigenizing the Gothic Novel: Harold Johnson's Backtrack and Its Uncanny Conventions," Amy Gore, Montana State Univ., Bozeman
2. "We Want to Suck Your Blood (and Land and Resources and Religion and Culture): The Dark Side of Hybridity and Indigenous Alternatives in the Speculative Fiction of Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel and Drew Hayden Taylor," Mandy Suhr-Sytsma, Emory Univ.
3. "Sherman Alexie's 'Sinister' Speculative Fictions," Sarah Mayville, Univ. of California, San Diego
4. "Chupacabras and Border Crossings: The Illegal Alien in It Came from Del Rio," Miriam Brown Spiers, Univ. of Georgia
American Literature – General