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Wednesday, 30 December

649. Global Defoe

10:15–11:30 a.m., 408, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Restoration and Early-Eighteenth-Century English Literature

Presiding: Cynthia S. Wall, Univ. of Virginia

1. “Daniel Defoe on the Move,” Jeongoh Kim, Vanderbilt Univ.

2. “‘The World Will Never Relish a Long Story’: Defoe, Crusoe, and the Islands of Despair,” Rivka Swenson, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.

3. “Architectures of Violence: Defoe’s Political Spaces,” Christopher Loar, Univ. of California, Davis

4. “‘Virtue Herself Reigns Here’: Heroines in the Bengali Muslim Robinsonade in Colonial India, 1908,” Rashmi Bhatnagar, Univ. of Pittsburgh

Respondent: Robert Markley, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

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