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Saturday, 29 December

627. Bound to Respect: Surviving Dred Scott

9:00–10:15 p.m., Dusable, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Division on Black American Literature and Culture

Presiding: Joycelyn K. Moody, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

1. “‘Going to Law’: Early Nineteenth-Century West Indian Slave Narratives and Legal Discourse,” Nicole N. Aljoe, Univ. of Utah

2. “A Different Kind of Slave Narrative: Race and Rhetoric in the Saint Louis Freedom Suits,” Eric Scott Gardner, Saginaw Valley State Univ.

3. “Representing Legacies of Slavery: Legal Cases, Race, and Difference in Samuel R. Delany’s The Einstein Intersection,” Sandra Marie Grayson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Respondent: Katie Rose Guest, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

For copies of abstracts, write to moodyjk@slu.edu.

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