Thursday, 28 December
324. Trauma, Narrative, and the Postcolonial
7:15–8:30 p.m., Washington B, Loews
A special session
Presiding: Anne Whitehead, Newcastle Univ.
1. “Traumatic Memory and Space-Time in Zoë Wicomb’s David’s Story and Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness,” Shane D. Graham, Utah State Univ.
2. “Who Speaks? Who Listens? The Problem of Address in Three Nigerian Trauma Novels,” Amy Louise Novak, California State Univ., Fullerton
3. “Collective Traumas, Singular Pasts: Violence, Fiction, and Self-Creation in Maryse Condé’s Desirada,” Nicole J. Simek, Whitman Coll.
Respondent: Stef Craps, Univ. of Ghent
For copies of abstracts, visit www.english.ugent.be/events.htm.