Thursday, 30 December
765. Cultural Authenticity: Contemporary Approaches to Folklore and Literature
1:45–3:00 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews
Program arranged by the American Folklore Society
Presiding: Stephen Criswell, Benedict Coll.
1. “Beyond Domestic: Southern Women Writers Revise the Kitchen,” Sarah Beth Catlin Barnhart, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
2. “Cultural Authenticity in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit,” Kenneth R. DeShane, Middle Tennessee State Univ.
3. “Culture and Community in the Writings of Arab American Women,” Bonnie D. Irwin, Eastern Illinois Univ.