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Sunday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 301, JW Marriott

Legal and Literary Persons

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A special session. Presiding: Peter Leman, Brigham Young Univ., UT

1. “The Recovery of (Legal) Personhood in Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost and Nadine Aslam’s Maps of Lost Lovers,” Pavithra Tantrigoda, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

2. “Wild Men, Tree Armies, and Eagle Kings: Naturalizing Medieval Welsh Sovereignty,” Jeanne L. Provost, Furman Univ.

3. “Fantasy Island: Corporate Heads and Sovereign Subjects,” Laura Elizabeth Lyons, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Mānoa

4. “From Coverture to Corporations: Women and Legal Personhood in Edith Wharton’s The Fruit of the Tree (1907),” Nicolette Bruner, Western Kentucky Univ.

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