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Monday, 29 December

591. Writing out of Limbo: International Childhoods, Third-Culture Kids, and Finding the Words to Tell about Them

1:45–3:00 p.m., Powell, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Elaine Orr, North Carolina State Univ.

1. “Colonial Power, Overseas Americans, and Brits: The Poisonwood Bible, Wide Sargasso Sea, and Other Instances,” Gene H. Bell-Villada, Williams Coll.

2. “Unrooted Childhoods: Fusing Global Experience, Creating Mosaic Selves,” Faith Marie Eidse, Barry Univ.; Nina Sichel, Alexandria, VA

3. “Strange Territories: A Mission Girlhood in the Postcolonial Story,” Elaine Orr

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