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706. Law and Literature in the Postcolony

Monday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Northwestern–Ohio State, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: David Babcock, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

1. "Law, Literature, and African Oral Culture," Peter Leman, Brigham Young Univ., UT

2. "'What Goes On in My Mind Is My Business': On Privacy and Jurisprudence in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace," Lewis MacLeod, Trent Univ.

3. "Bushrangers, Convicts, and the Conscience Collective: Justice and the (Out)Law in White and Indigenous Literature," Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Univ. of North Dakota


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • Other Literature in English – General

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