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Wednesday, 30 December

751. Australian Narratives

1:45–3:00 p.m., Washington C, Loews

Program arranged by the American Association of Australian Literary Studies

Presiding: Nathanael O’Reilly, Univ. of Texas, Tyler

1. “Australian Aboriginal Women and the Personal Narrative,” Belinda Wheeler, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

2. “‘The Nyoongar Wander Disowned and Owning’: Situating an Aboriginal Identity in Perth,” Vasugi Kailasam, Univ. of London

3. “The Distractions of Intertextuality: Baz Luhrman’s Failed Australian Narrative,” Theodore F. Sheckels, Randolph-Macon Coll.

4. “Slow Alternative: Affective Temporality and the Critique of Economic Rationalism in Thea Astley’s Drylands,” Laura White, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York

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