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Wednesday, 29 December

463. The Scottish Empire Writes Back: Pictland to Postmodernity

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Scottish Literature

Presiding: Jeffrey Ritchie, Lebanon Valley Coll.

1. “Over the Water to Memory Loss: Foreign Exchange and Literary Aphasia from Chrystal Croftangry to Morvern Callar,” Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Univ. of Wyoming

2. “The Souls of Highlanders, the Salvation of Indians: Scottish Mission and Eighteenth-Century British Empire,” Laura M. Stevens, Univ. of Tulsa

3. “Romance as Resistance: David Stewart’s Sketches of the Highlanders as Autoethnography,” Kenneth Michael McNeil, Eastern Connecticut State Univ.

4. “Writing Home: Scottish Women Travelers and the Cultivation of Colonial Sympathies,” Juliet D. Shields, Univ. of Pennsylvania

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