Sunday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Beacon A, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Children's Literature Association and the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada
Presiding: Michelle Holley Martin, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
1. "A Credit to Their People: Race and Resilient Rebirth in Ntozake Shange's Whitewash and Alma Flor Ada's My Name Is Maria Isabel,"
Coll. of the Bahamas
2. "Battling for Opportunity: The Girl Soldiers of Shuttered Windows and Warriors Don't Cry,"
Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
3. "Fired Up: Compromising Social Justice in the Figure of the Girl,"
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
Responding: Kristen Proehl, Clemson Univ.
General Literature – Children's Literature
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