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287. The South and Sexuality

Sunday, 4 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Southern Literature

Presiding: Lisa A. Hinrichsen, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

1. "The Tourist and the Quadroon: Afterimages of Sexual Slavery in the New Orleans Travel Narrative," Jennie Lightweis-Goff, Tulane Univ.

2. "Queering Reproduction: Faulkner's Sanctuary and the American Eugenic Imagination," Cynthia Barounis, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

3. "Tennessee Williams and the Burden of Southern Sexuality Studies," Gary Neal Richards, Univ. of Mary Washington

4. "Reading from the Temporal Margins: Contemporary Queer Southern Literature," Jaime Cantrell, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge


Subject:

  • American Literature – General

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