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Bryant Scott presented his paper “The Ballot or the Bomb: Aesthetic Imperialism and Literary Resistance in Post-9/11 Fiction”

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Bryant Scott presented his paper “The Ballot or the Bomb: Aesthetic Imperialism and Literary Resistance in Post-9/11 Fiction”

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Bryant Scott presented his paper “The Ballot or the Bomb: Aesthetic Imperialism and Literary Resistance in Post-9/11 Fiction” at the 88th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association. At SAMLA, he organized and chaired the panel “Decolonization and the Body: Resistance, Dystopia, and the Futures of Empire,” and chaired the panel “9/11 Literature and 21st Century Culture.” He published his essay “‘Hellish Laws in Ashes’: Tradition, Empire, and the Question of Tragedy in Mariana Starke’s The Widow of Malabar” in Uniting Regions and Nations through the Looking Glass of Literature (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2017). He has been accepted, with funding, to The School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University. He was awarded a summer research award from the English department.