Friday, 30 December
781. (M)Othering the Nation: Constructing and Resisting National Allegories through the Maternal Body
1:45–3:00 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8219, Marriott
Program arranged by the College English Association
Presiding: Lisa Bernstein, Univ. of Maryland Univ. Coll.
1. “Incest and the Origins of Empire: Chastity, Maternity, and Nationhood in The Faerie Queene,” Kent Lehnhof, Chapman Univ.
2. “Maud Gonne, Mother Ireland, and the Politics of Transnationalism,” Andrea C. Bobotis, Univ. of Virginia
3. “Motherhood More Broadly Conceived: The Impossible South African National Allegory,” Lynn N. Makau, Colgate Univ.
Respondent: Anamaria Kothe, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
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