Thursday, 30 December
733. The Borders of Southern Literature
1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Presiding: Barbara Ladd, Emory Univ.
1. “The Red Atlantic: Nationalist Cross-Dressing and Native Cultural Authority in the Florida Captivity Narrative of Jonathan Dickinson,” Eric Gary Anderson, George Mason Univ.
2. “Confederate Cuba,” Caroline Field Levander, Rice Univ.
3. “Life and Death in the Dirty South: Urban Ritual Grounds in Tayari Jones’s Leaving Atlanta,” Jürgen Ernst Grandt, Univ. of Georgia