[PAST EVENT] "Exploring Orphan Narratives in American Literature"

February 23, 2022
2pm - 3pm
Stryker Center, Boundary Street
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  • Open to the public

American popular culture is full of orphans, from Huckleberry Finn to Superman. Join Erna Anderson, PhD candidate in American Studies, for this talk that will explore how some literary orphans have been used as symbols and enforcers of colonization while Black and Native American orphans have been depicted as victims of the very same systems.

February 23, 2 p.m. in the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary Street. 

The Emerging Scholars Series is offered in partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.


[[sgglos,Sarah Glosson, Graduate Center]]