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Saturday, 08 January

548. Criminals and Colonies: The Geopolitical Rhetoric of Punishment

1:45–3:00 p.m., 405, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Hilary Schor, Univ. of Southern California

1. “Clemency and Transnational Form in Early English Fiction,” Gabriel Antonio Cervantes, Vanderbilt Univ.

2. “‘Reliques of the Deceased’: Crime and Race in Philadelphia, 1793,” Erin Forbes, Univ. of Wyoming

3. “The Globalized Prison House of Empire: Nineteenth-Century Cuban Deportee Reflections on Spanish Penal Colonies,” Susan Martin-Márquez, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

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