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574. Problems and Prospects for a Native American Literary Recovery Project

Monday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Hampton, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Birgit Brander Rasmussen, Yale Univ.

Speakers: Lisa Brooks, Harvard Univ.; Annette Kolodny, Univ. of Arizona; Margaret A. Noori, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Beth H. Piatote, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Malea D. Powell, Michigan State Univ.; Phillip Round, Univ. of Iowa; Kathryn Winona Shanley, Univ. of Montana

Session Description:

Given the tribal, linguistic, and semiotic diversity of Native America, a literary recovery project raises unique problems and possibilities. An interdisciplinary group of scholars will discuss the methodological, literary, linguistic, cultural, political, legal, and logistical challenges.


Subject:

  • American Literature – General

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