Saturday, 08 January
450. Narrating Human Genomes
8:30–9:45 a.m., Olympic I, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Everett Hamner, Western Illinois Univ.
1. “Dramatizing DNA: Heredity Defined in the Plays of David Henry Hwang and Philip Kan Gotanda,” Heidi Kathleen Kim, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2. “Dystopic Genomics: Atwood’s Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood,” Jay Clayton, Vanderbilt Univ.
3. “Sequencing Generosity: Richard Powers and Genomic Testing,” Everett Hamner
Respondent: Priscilla B. Wald, Duke Univ.
For abstracts, visit http://geneticsandliterature.wordpress.com/.