JATW | Number Five



Oroonoko, 1735

The Journal of African Travel-Writing
will sponsor the following panels

At the 7th Annual
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


8 am - 9.15 am, Friday, 27 March 1998

From the Mouths of the Chief Actors:
Discourse, Slavery, and African Travel

The African as Text: Narrative Ownership
and Authority in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko

Andrew P. Williams, North Carolina Central University
Abstract

Harems and Master Narratives:
Imoinda's Story in Oroonoko

Candy B. K. Schille, Georgia Southern University
Abstract

"Trading in the blush": Domesticating the Colony
in Anna Maria Falconbridge's Travel Narrative

Sharon Harrow, University of Arizona
Abstract


9.30 am - 10.45 am, Friday, 27 March 1998

Touring the Other:
Class, Race, and African Travel

"Our floating prison": Anna Maria Falconbridge
and travel to the River Sierra Leone

Katrina O'Loughlin, University of Melbourne
Abstract

"Those far fountains of the Nile":
Felicia Hemans and Florence Nightingale

Emily A. Haddad, University of South Dakota
Abstract

Frances Power Cobbe, Race,
and Religion in Mid-19th Century Egypt

Sandra J. Peacock, Georgia Southern University
Abstract