Thursday, 29 December
594. Disciplining the American Child: National Identity, Citizenship, and Childhood in Antebellum America
7:15–8:30 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Caroline Field Levander, Rice Univ.
1. “Elected and Excluded: Seventeenth-Century Doctrines of Adoption,” Carol J. Singley, Rutgers Univ., Camden
2. “John Locke in the New World and in American Children’s Studies,” Lucia Hodgson, Univ. of Southern California
3. “Romantic Pedagogy and the Problem of Punishment in Antebellum American Literature,” Lesley Ginsberg, Univ. of Colorado, Colorado Springs