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Tuesday, 29 December

367. American Plantation Fiction in Transatlantic Contexts

8:30–9:45 a.m., 304, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Monique Allewaert, Emory Univ.

1. “Plantation Fiction and the Invention of the White Man’s Burden,” Jeremy Dwight Wells, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

2. “Empire Building, Empire Wrecking: Ireland, the United States South, and Plantation Romance,” Amy Clukey, Florida Atlantic Univ.

3. “Postplantation Modernism,” John T. Matthews, Boston Univ.

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