Monday, 29 December
701. Sea Crossings
9:00–10:15 p.m., Golden Gate 8, Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on the Victorian Period
Presiding: Ann C. Colley, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo State Coll.
1. “‘The Distance Is Quite Imaginary’: Emigration, Greater Britain, and the Form of the Victorian Novel,” Philip Steer, Duke Univ.
2. “Our Convicts, Ourselves: National Sympathy, Australia, and the Power of Narrative,” Julie Barst, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
3. “Liminal Cartography: Oceanic Identities and the Boundaries of Empire in Mary Kingsley’s Travels in West Africa,” Taylor-Rebecca Kennamer, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York