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Thursday, 06 January

25. Storytelling and Memory: Ventriloquized Narratives and the Art of Legal Storytelling

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 306A, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Lowry Martin, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. “Narrating the Lives and Demise of Victims and Perpetrators of Rape: Rhetorical Reversals of Guilt in Nineteenth-Century Canards Sanglants,” Sharon Patricia Johnson, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.

2. “Murder in Morocco: The Crossroads of Narration and Ethical Accountability in Oum-el-Hassen,” Lowry Martin

3. “Israel before Israel: French Jurisliterature in Albert Cohen’s Novels of the 1930s,” Pierre Bras, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

For abstracts, visit www.fll.vt.edu/johnson/ventriloquized.html.

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