Austin, Texas
Saturday, January 9, 2016
10:15-11:30 a.m.

Panel Title: Comparative Approaches to Adoption

Chair: Jenny Heijun Wills, University of Winnipeg

1. Pamela Kirkpatrick, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
“Transracial Adoption in Jacqueline Woodson’s Feathers and Jerry Spinelli’s Maniac Magee”

2. Deanna Stover, Texas A&M University
“Gold Slippers and Cyborg Feet: Comparing Adopted Bodies in the Grimms’ “Cinderella” and Marissa Meyer’s Cinder”

3. Tracey-Lynn Clough, University of Texas, Arlington
“No Longer Silent in ‘a White Man’s World’: Documenting the Legacy of the Indian Adoption Project in Lost Sparrow and Reclaiming Our Children”

4.Joshua Whitehead, University of Calgary
“Representations of Operation Babylift and the Sixties Scoop.”