Thursday, 28 December
228. Hawthorne as Theorist: Intelligent Designs and the Romance
1:45–3:00 p.m., 310, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
Presiding: Samuel Chase Coale, Wheaton Coll., MA
1. “A Kindred Style of Inference: Hawthorne, ‘Suggestiveness,’ and the Methodology of Intelligent Design,” Monica McFawn Robinson, Western Michigan Univ.
2. “Veiled Desires: Hawthorne as Queer Theorist,” Zachary N. Lamm, Loyola Univ., Chicago
3. “Hawthorne’s Dark Heroines Revisited; or, What to Do about Zenobia,” Robert Milder, Washington Univ.