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109. Trauma and Sexuality in Contemporary African American Literature

Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 615, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Christina Sharpe, Tufts Univ.

1. "Wading in the Water: The Brother-Sister Plays," Soyica Diggs Colbert, Dartmouth Coll.

2. "Trauma and Intersectionality in Contemporary African American Literature," Aida Hussen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. "She Heard Nothing: Traumatized Cat and the Unsympathetic Listener in Gayl Jones's Corregidora," Robert J. Patterson, Georgetown Univ.

Responding: Christina Sharpe

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  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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