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Saturday, 29 December

399. Religion and Spirituality in African American Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., Horner, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the College Language Association

Presiding: Carlos Devonne Murrell, North Carolina Central Univ.

1. “Confessions of Love: Separation, Loss, Spirituality, and Healing in Alice Childress’s Mojo,” Elizabeth Brown-Guillory, Univ. of Houston, University Park

2. “Creating Religion, Reflecting Alternative Worldviews: Earthseed in Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower,” Sandra Marie Grayson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

3. “The True Cornerstone: The Spiritual Dimension in James Baldwin’s Sonny’s Blues,” Reggie Young, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

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