SEA Panels at the American Literature Association
San Francisco, May 27-30, 2004
The SEA will present four panels at the meeting of the American Literature Association in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2004. Information about those panels is listed below.
TWO REMINDERS for participants in these SEA Sessions:
Thanks, and do plan to propose a paper for our fourth biennial conference at Alexandria, Virginia, which is fast approaching on March 31-April 2, 2005!
"EARLY AMERICAN LITERACIES"
Chair: Susan Scott PARRISH, University of Michigan and the Society of Early Americanists
“The Walam Olum and Native North American Literacies"--Andrew NEWMAN, University of California, Irvine
"Personal Narrative as Social Practice: The Preface in Early American Print Culture"--Raymond CRAIG, Kent State University
"Globalization, Spanish America and the Rhetorics of Religion"--Jennifer L. EICH, Loyola Marymount
"The First English-Only Debates in America"--Michael CLARK, University of California, Irvine
"XENOPHOBIA AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE"
Chair: David J. CARLSON, California State University, San Bernardino, and the Society of Early Americanists
" 'They Awake and their Home has Disappeared' : The French Frontier in Henry Marie Brackenridge and Henry Rowe Schoolcraft"-- Edward S. WATTS, Michigan State University
" 'Published to An Indian' : Miscegenation, Gender, and Familial Dynamics in a Nineteenth-Century Epistolary Exchange"--Theresa Strouth GAUL, Texas Christian University
"Empire, Slave Insurrection, and the Culture of Sensation"--Rick RODRIGUEZ, Loyola University Chicago
"THE 'OTHER' "
Chair: Zabelle STODOLA, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, and the Society of Early Americanists
"Cotton Mather, The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon, and the Making of Puritan Slavery" -- Kathryn S. KOO, Saint Mary's College of California
"The Making and Un-Making of an Event: Daniel Gookin's History of King Philip's War" -- J. Patrick CESARINI, University of South Alabama
"'Bewailing' Anglo-American 'Luxury and Covetousness': John Woolman and the 'Failing Prospects' of the Indian Other" -- Andrew WHITE, Washington State University
"According to the Indian Custom': Literary and Ethnographic Authenticities of Captivity Narratives" -- Yael BEN-ZVI, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Chair: Dennis MOORE, Florida State University and the Society of Early Americanists
"Reinventing a Reinvented Past: A New Approach to the Colonial Theatre" --Jason SHAFFER, US Naval Academy
"Transatlantic Republican Sentiment" -- Elizabeth DILLON, Yale University
"Wignell's Vision of Virtuous Womanhood: One Line at a Time" -- Valerie JOYCE, University of Maryland