Friday, 30 December
685. Being in Narrative: The Historical Tradition of Caribbean Literature
10:15–11:30 a.m., C-327, Washington Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Shona N. Jackson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
1. “Being Creole, Becoming Native: History, Orality, and Ventriloquism,” Shona N. Jackson
2. “Our ‘Fragmented’ America: Theorizing Historical Discontinuity in the Work of Eduardo Galeano and Edouard Glissant,” Donna Jones, Univ. of California, Berkeley
3. “Atlantic Origins: The Sea Is History,” Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey, Cornell Univ.
4. “History and Postmodern Ethnicity in the Contemporary Dominican Novel,” H. J. Manzari, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.