Wednesday, 29 December
498. Federalism and Antifederalism
1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon J, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800
Presiding: Edward White, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
1. “Will the Real Sophia Courtland Please Come Out? Homosexuality as Antifederalism in Charles Brockden Brown’s Ormond,” William Conley Harris, Shippensburg Univ.
2. “Displaced Affection: The Antifederalist Aesthetic of Slaves of Algiers,” Michael Drexler, Bucknell Univ.
3. “Constituting Early American Masculinity: Federalism’s Double Bind,” Jeffrey C. Osborne, Univ. of Kentucky