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Saturday, 30 December

699. Folklore in Postcolonial or Ethnic Literature

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 409, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the American Folklore Society

Presiding: Shane D. Graham, Utah State Univ.

1. “Neo-oral Culture and the Construction of Postimperial Identity in Julian Barnes’s England, England,” Edward Barnaby, Yale Univ.

2. “The Anancy Poetics of Caribbean Women Writers: The Case of Scholar-Novelist Erna Brodber,” Shirley Dyann Toland-Dix, Univ. of South Florida, Tampa

3. “Chingiz Aitmatov: Conscience of Soviet Central Asia,” Erika Haber, Syracuse Univ.

4. “Princess of the Snake Palace: Myth as Empowerment in Chitra Divakaruni’s Novels,” Bansari Mitra, North Georgia Coll. and State Univ.

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