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Friday, 28 December

178. The Language of British Abolition

8:30–9:45 a.m., Stetson E, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Marcy L. Tanter, Tarleton State Univ.

1. “The Rotten Branch and the Parent Tree: Abolition and Revolution in Wordsworth and Barbauld,” William Hacker, Winona State Univ.

2. “(Un)Natural History: The Evolution of Abolitionist Sensibility and of the Indifferent Observer,” Jhoanna Infante, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. “The Visual Vocabulary of Slavery in the Age of Abolition,” George Boulukos, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

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