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13-15 November 2012  |  San Juan, Puerto Rico


Ralph Bauer,


“Translating a New World of Things: Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdes and his English Legacy”

Kathleen Donegan,

English, University of California, Berkeley,

“'That Peculiar Look of Ferocity': Charlotte Smith and the Early Caribbean Gothic”

Richard Frohock,

English, Oklahoma State University,

“Reported Speech in A General History of the Pyrates (1724)”

Sean X. Goudie,

English, Pennsylvania State University,

“Expanding the Archive of Early Caribbean Literature”

Jo Anne Harris,

English, Georgia Gwinnett College,

“Representing the Caribbean: Remarks on Becoming Digital”

Toni Wall Jaudon,

English, Hendrix College,

“The Living Book in the Caribbean”

Thomas W. Krise,

English, Pacific Lutheran University,

“What’s In, What’s Out: Questions of Structure in Early Caribbean Literary History”

Catherine Parisian,

English & Theater, University of North Carolina, Pembroke

Karen Salt,

History, University of Aberdeen,

“Haiti and the Reverberations of Black Sovereignty in the Early Caribbean”

Cassander L. Smith,

English, University of Alabama,

“Cultural Encounters, Subalternity and an Early Caribbean Literary History”

Sue Thomas,

English, La Trobe University,

“Robert Wedderburn ‘worn out flint tailor, striving to immortalize’ his ‘fin the cause of humanity’”

Candace Ward,

English, Florida State University,

“Samuel Gray’s Old Port-Royal: or, the Buccaneer”

Kelly Wisecup,

English, University of North Texas,

“Medical Literatures and Cultures of the Early Caribbean”

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