Saturday, 30 December
767. Transatlantic Hawthorne: Influences and Interventions
1:45–3:00 p.m., 404, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
Presiding: Richard Alan Kopley, Penn State Univ., DuBois
1. “Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and the Containment of Radical Pastoral,” Lance Newman, California State Univ., San Marcos
2. “Behind a Screen of Leaves: Evolutionary Theory and Women’s Medicine in ‘Rappaccini’s Daughter,’” Dana Medoro, Univ. of Manitoba
3. “A Contested Romance: The Haunting of Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables,” Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova Univ.