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Wednesday, 29 December

353. Latent Destinies: Suppressed Empires and Oppositional States in Nineteenth-Century North American Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., 407, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Stephanie LeMenager, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

1. “‘Indian Nullification’: William Apess and Mashpee Statehood,” Bethany Schneider, Bryn Mawr Coll.

2. “Mi linda tierra: Early Mexican American Literature and the Politics of Lost Space,” José F. Aranda, Rice Univ.

3. “Destiny, Like It or Not: ‘Heaven’ and the Discomforts of American Exceptionalism,” Stephanie LeMenager

Respondent: Timothy Robert Sweet, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

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