Fantasy In American Literature
Paul Brians, Washington State Univ., "Samuel R. Delany's
Triton as a Psychological Satire."
Gordon Slethaug, Univ. of Waterloo, Ontario, "Power and
Paradox in the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant."
Barbara Speisman, Florida A<3cM Univ., "Voodoo Gods in
Zora Neale Hurston's Jonah's Gourd Vine."
Patricia Pinson, Union Univ., TN., "The Grotesque in
Edgar Allan Poe's 'A Tale of the Ragged Mountains'."
Angelology and Demonology in the Visual Arts I
Chair: Francine A. Koslow, Pine Manor College,
Robert B. Turner, Univ. Northern Colorado,
"Transvection, Anthropomorphism, and Symbols in the
Irene Soriano, Hispanic Society of America, NY.,
"Between Angel and Demon: The Renaissance
Philosophy of the Dignity of Man in the Cloister
Sculpture of the Monastery of Santa Maria in
Dawn Kelly, St. Lawrence Univ., "George Cruikshank:
Demonology and the Excesses of the Imagination."
Latin American Fantastic I
Chair: Cynthia K. Duncan, Univ. of Tennessee,
Olena H. Saciuk, Univ. Interamericana de Puerto Rico,
"The Magical Gaucho."
Christina T. Woodhouse, Emory Univ., "The Magical
World of 'Alvaro Cunqueiro'."
Nancy M. Kason, Univ. of Georgia, "Elements of the
Fantastic in 'LaGranja Blanca' by Clemente Palma."
The Fantastic in Contemporary Fiction II
Chair: Vernon Hyles, Univ. Southwestern Louisiana,
D.B. Jewison, Univ. Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Canada, "The
Uses of Fantasy in D.M. Thomas's The White HoteL"
C.W. Sullivan, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC,
"Mark Helprin's Winter's Tale: A Novel of Balance."
Stan Fogle, Univ. St. Jerome's College, "Robert Kroetsch
and the Canadian Fantastic."
John Zeugner, Worchester Polytechnic Inst.,
"Consciousness and Fantasy in the Work of Anne
Ecstasy, Speculative Theology, and the Fantastic I:
The Link Between the Divine and the Fantastic
Chair: Jo Turk, Palm Beach Atlantic, West Palm
Bruce Olsen, Alabama State Univ., "Science Fiction,
Religion, and the Problem of Belief."
George Aichele, Adrian College, Adrian, MI, "Fantasy and
the Genre of Gospel."
John Miller, III, North Texas State, Denton, "Ecstasy,
Speculative Theology, and the Fantastic."
Chair: Nancy-Lou Patterson, Univ. Waterloo,
Anthony Benvin, Montana State, "Text and Image:
Archetypal Invention in the Middle Ages."
Yvonne Korshak, Adelphi Univ., "The Darker Side of
Dionysos: The Demonic Mask of Death in Greek Art."
Roderick H. Wolfson, Coral Gables, FL., "The Element of
Fantasy in Post-Modern Architecture."
The Medieval Fantastic
Chair: David Williams, McGill Univ., Montreal,
Laurence Eldredge, Univ. Ottawa, Ontario, "The Fantasy
of Alchemy in Bodleian Library MS. Ashmole Rolls
Anne Higgins, Union College, Schenectady, NY, "Fantasies
Chair: Walter Gershuny, Northeastern Univ., Boston,
Juliette Gilman, Northeastern Univ., "The Fantastic
Dwelling in Cazotte's Le Diable Amoureux."
Ruth Antosh, Colgate Univ., "The Fantastic Castle in
Huysmans' Decadent Novels."
Bonnie McSorley, Northeastern Univ., "Buero Vallejo's
Irene o el tesoro and El tragaluz: The Walls of