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255. Travel and Ethnography in the Time of Jean de Léry

Tuesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Issaquah, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Micah True, Univ. of Alberta

1. "Travel Writing and Ethnographic Authority in Léry and Cartier," Micah True

2. "The Accidental Ethnographers: Cabeza de Vaca and Léry," Rachel L. Burk, Tulane Univ.

3. "'For Love of Us': Protestant Ethnographers' Unspeakable Investments in the Face of Failure," Christine Varnado, Columbia Univ.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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