Saturday, 29 December
444. Green Ireland: Ecocritical Readings
10:15–11:30 a.m., Burnham, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the American Conference for Irish Studies
Presiding: Ellen Crowell, Saint Louis Univ.
1. “‘In This Vast Vault, by Nature Made’: Elegaic Landscape before the Famine,” Julia M. Wright, Dalhousie Univ.
2. “Landscape and the Performance of Gender and Nation in Edna O’Brien’s Fiction,” Maureen O’Connor, National Univ. of Ireland
3. “The Disappearing Country: The Changing Landscape of the Contemporary Irish Nature Poem,” Jody Allen Randolph, Westmont Coll.