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Friday, 30 December

685. Being in Narrative: The Historical Tradition of Caribbean Literature

10:15–11:30 a.m., C-327, Washington Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Shona N. Jackson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

1. “Being Creole, Becoming Native: History, Orality, and Ventriloquism,” Shona N. Jackson

2. “Our ‘Fragmented’ America: Theorizing Historical Discontinuity in the Work of Eduardo Galeano and Edouard Glissant,” Donna Jones, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. “Atlantic Origins: The Sea Is History,” Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey, Cornell Univ.

4. “History and Postmodern Ethnicity in the Contemporary Dominican Novel,” H. J. Manzari, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.

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