Saturday, 08 January
548. Criminals and Colonies: The Geopolitical Rhetoric of Punishment
1:45–3:00 p.m., 405, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Hilary Schor, Univ. of Southern California
1. “Clemency and Transnational Form in Early English Fiction,” Gabriel Antonio Cervantes, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “‘Reliques of the Deceased’: Crime and Race in Philadelphia, 1793,” Erin Forbes, Univ. of Wyoming
3. “The Globalized Prison House of Empire: Nineteenth-Century Cuban Deportee Reflections on Spanish Penal Colonies,” Susan Martin-Márquez, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick