Saturday, 30 December
642. New Approaches to Early American Interiority
8:30–9:45 a.m., 404, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800
Presiding: Christopher D. Castiglia, Loyola Univ., Chicago
1. “Rush to Punishment: Pits, Pendulums, and the Early Penitentiary,” Jason Haslam, Dalhousie Univ.
2. “Apprehending Anxiety in Charles Brockden Brown’s Ormond,” Justine S. Murison, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
3. “Friendship, Cannibalism, and Comparative Spaces of Early American Interiority,” Ivy Schweitzer, Dartmouth Coll.