Wednesday, 30 December
649. Global Defoe
10:15–11:30 a.m., 408, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Restoration and Early-Eighteenth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Cynthia S. Wall, Univ. of Virginia
1. “Daniel Defoe on the Move,” Jeongoh Kim, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “‘The World Will Never Relish a Long Story’: Defoe, Crusoe, and the Islands of Despair,” Rivka Swenson, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
3. “Architectures of Violence: Defoe’s Political Spaces,” Christopher Loar, Univ. of California, Davis
4. “‘Virtue Herself Reigns Here’: Heroines in the Bengali Muslim Robinsonade in Colonial India, 1908,” Rashmi Bhatnagar, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Respondent: Robert Markley, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana