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Friday, 07 January

307. Black Minds of the Nineteenth Century: The Legacy of Anténor Firmin (1850–1911)

1:45–3:00 p.m., 303B, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Daniel Desormeaux, Univ. of Chicago

1. “Césaire and Firmin,” Keith Louis Walker, Dartmouth Coll.

2. “Firmin, de Vastey et les autres: Des textes fondateurs de l’anticolonialisme,” Jean Jonassaint, Syracuse Univ.

3. “Translating Firmin for the Twenty-First Century,” Asselin Charles, Mount Olive Coll.

4. “From Literature of Defense to Anthropological Authoring: Anténor Firmin and Haitian Social Thought in the Nineteenth Century,” Gerarde Magloire-Danton, École Nationale de l’Aviation Civile

5. “Louis-Joseph Janvier (1855–1911) and Anténor Firmin (1850–1911): Writings on Racial Equality,” Amzat Boukari-Yabara, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

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