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Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 304, JW Marriott

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

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Program arranged by the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture. Presiding: Jenny Heijun Wills, Univ. of Winnipeg

1. “Transracial Adoption in Jacqueline Woodson’s Feathers and Jerry Spinelli’s Maniac Magee,” Pamela Kirkpatrick, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

2. “Gold Slippers and Cyborg Feet: Comparing Adopted Bodies in the Grimms’ ‘Cinderella’ and Marissa Meyer’s Cinder,” Deanna Stover, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

3. “No Longer Silent in ‘a White Man’s World’: Documenting the Legacy of the Indian Adoption Project in Lost Sparrow and Reclaiming Our Children,” Tracey-Lynn Clough, Univ. of Texas, Arlington

4. “Representations of Operation Babylift and the Sixties Scoop,” Joshua Whitehead, Univ. of Calgary

Respondent: Jenny Heijun Wills

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