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Thursday, 29 December

362. Rereading British and American Antislavery Poetry

8:30–9:45 a.m., Hoover, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Yi-Ting Wang, Duke Univ.

1. “The Spreading of Leprosy: Women’s Abolitionist Poetry, Sensibility, and Nervous Degeneration,” Mary A. Waters, Wichita State Univ.

2. “Jacksonian Mobs and the Rise of American Antislavery Poetry,” Joe Lockard, Arizona State Univ., Tempe

3. “Heroic Couplings: The Poetry-Pottery of Dave the Potter,” Michael Chaney, Dartmouth Coll.

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