Thursday, 29 December
474. Broken Forms: Poetry and the Construction of National Identity
1:45–3:00 p.m., Virginia Suite A, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Jan VanStavern, Dominican Univ. of California
1. “Difficult Women: Race, Gender, and Imagination in Early American Poetry,” Jan VanStavern
2. “Alien Is the Nation,” Jeff W. Westover, Howard Univ.
3. “Home of the Comic, Land of the Nostalgic: Sherman Alexie Assimilates America,” Lynn M. Domina, State Univ. of New York, Delhi
For copies of abstracts, visit faculty.dominican.edu/janvanstavern/.