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Saturday, 27 December

138. Rape and Conquest

8:45–10:00 p.m., Lombard, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Pamela Lothspeich, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. “Memsahibs and Mother India Violated in Colonial-Era Literature,” Pamela Lothspeich

2. “Mestizaje and the Specter of Sexual Violence in Lope de Vega’s Nuevo Mundo and William Carlos Williams’s In the American Grain,” Gabriele Hayden, Yale Univ.

3. “Rape or Seduction? La Cava, Rodrigo, and Spanish-Moroccan Colonial Relations,” Denise Keyes Filios, Univ. of Iowa

For copies of abstracts, write to ploth@email.unc.edu.

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