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115. The Low Countries in Vulnerable Times

Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Netherlandic Language and Literature

Presiding: Wijnie de Groot, Columbia Univ.; Thomas F. Shannon, Univ. of California, Berkeley

Wijnie de Groot's Annotation:
To access Yves Tsjoen's paper, go to
and click on link Tshoen paper.

1. "Writing from a Centerless Periphery: The Later Works of C. Edgar Du Perron," Johannes Burgers, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. "Between Empire and the Deep Blue Sea: A Critical Look at Colonialism in the Work of J. Slauerhoff," Edwin Demper, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. "The Dutch War of Independence Revisited by the Ulenspiegel Tradition: Troubled Times, Interculturality, and the Emergence of Belgian Literature," Xavier Fontaine, Princeton Univ.

Xavier Fontaine's Annotation:


  • no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126

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