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Saturday, 08 January

444. Modes of Truth in the Early Modern Atlantic World

8:30–9:45 a.m., Platinum Salon C, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800 and the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, Excluding Shakespeare

Presiding: Susan Scott Parrish, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1. “Avouch, Beseem, and Certify: Truth, a Verb in Early Modern Atlantic Writing,” Henry S. Turner, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. “Land, Labor, and Genre in the Early Modern English Caribbean,” Kim Felicia Hall, Barnard Coll.

3. “Evidence of Grace: A Transatlantic Science for the Soul,” Sarah Rivett, Princeton Univ.

For abstracts, write to sparrish@umich.edu.

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