Friday, 4 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Justine S. Murison, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
1. "Sacramental Vomit: Medicinal Communion and the Halfway Covenant,"
Brigham Young Univ., UT
2. "A Plague on Both Your Houses of Worship: The Meanings of Epidemic Disease in Cotton Mather and William Byrd II,"
Thomas Lawrence Long,
Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs
3. "Riots, Resurrectionists, and the Miraculous Cadaver in Early American Medicine,"
Temple Univ., Philadelphia
For abstracts, visit www.unc.edu/~reeda.
American Literature – Before 1900
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