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213. The Languages of Hospitality in Literature

Wednesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 304, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Melissa Lam, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong

1. "'A Meal Pleasantly Set': Whitman's 'Domestic' Hospitality," Puspa Damai, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. "Hospitable Conversions and the Epistemology of Property in John Eliot's Indian Dialogues," Jenny Elizabeth Braun, Univ. of Virginia

3. "'Of Savages and Settlers': Hospitality in the Emerging Nation-State," Melissa Lam


  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • General Literature – Themes, Myths, and Archetypes

  • American Literature – General

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