Wednesday, 30 December
715. The Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Sophia Hawthorne
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
Presiding: Jana L. Argersinger, Washington State Univ., Pullman
1. “Sophia Peabody’s Cuba Journal: Slavery Visible and Invisible,” Rita Williams, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
2. “Sophia/Hester and the Lover/Husband,” Patricia Dunlavy Valenti, Univ. of North Carolina, Pembroke
3. “‘With the Eyes That Are Given to Me’: Feminist Transcolonial Poetics in Sophia Peabody’s Cuba Journal,” Ivonne Garcia, Kenyon Coll.