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Wednesday, 29 December

506. Romancing the Colonies: Australia and New Zealand as Utopia and Wasteland

1:45–3:00 p.m., 411–412, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Mark A. Kipperman, Northern Illinois Univ.

1. “‘In the Wilderness’: Antipodean Apocalyptic Fiction at the Fin de Si├Ęcle,” Kelly K. Hurley, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

2. “The Repressed Returns Down Under: Romancing the Colony in Hume’s The Mystery of a Hansome Cab,” Mark A. Kipperman

3. “‘Where a People Primeval Is Vanishing Fast’: Alfred Domett’s Ranolf and Amohia and the Dream of Empire,” Hugh J. Roberts, Univ. of California, Irvine

Respondent: Brian May, Northern Illinois Univ.

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