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Sunday, 28 December

418. Strained Relations: (Narrative) Conflict in the Literature of Adoption

7:15–8:30 p.m., Franciscan A, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Marianne L. Novy, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

1. “The Happy-Ending Myth: Juno and the Idealization of Adoption,” Janet Mason Ellerby, Univ. of North Carolina, Wilmington

2. “Reading for Adoption in Disability Life Writing: Adam Dorris and The Broken Cord,” Emily Hipchen, State Univ. of West Georgia

3. “Searching for Koreatown: Afro-Asian Adoption in A Gesture Life and Country of Origin,” Jenny Wills, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.

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