Thursday, 29 December
616. Secularity in Seventeenth-Century Print
9:00–10:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800
1. “Timely Redemption: Islamic Ethnography and the Ab(Uses) of Time in Joseph Pitts’s A True and Faithful Account of the Religion and Manners of the Mohammetans (1704),” Ameer Sohrawardy, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
2. “Metropolitan Ma-re Mount: The Urbanity of Thomas Morton’s New English Canaan,” David T. Read, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
3. “These Coasts Have Been and Still Are Infested with Divers Piratical Sea Rovers: Depictions of Pirates in Seventeenth-Century Print Culture,” Daniel E. Williams, Texas Christian Univ.