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Friday, 29 December

376. The South before “the South”

8:30–9:45 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Presiding: Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “‘From India’s Savage Plain’: How West Becomes East in the Colonial American South,” Jim Egan, Brown Univ.

2. “The Seeds of Rebellion and Repression in Pre-Southern Fiction: Victor Séjour’s ‘The Mulatto,’” Edward Joseph Piacentino, High Point Univ.

3. “On Native Ground,” Eric Gary Anderson, George Mason Univ.

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