Saturday, 27 December
138. Rape and Conquest
8:45–10:00 p.m., Lombard, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Pamela Lothspeich, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1. “Memsahibs and Mother India Violated in Colonial-Era Literature,” Pamela Lothspeich
2. “Mestizaje and the Specter of Sexual Violence in Lope de Vega’s Nuevo Mundo and William Carlos Williams’s In the American Grain,” Gabriele Hayden, Yale Univ.
3. “Rape or Seduction? La Cava, Rodrigo, and Spanish-Moroccan Colonial Relations,” Denise Keyes Filios, Univ. of Iowa
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