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Thursday, 28 December

343. Madam to You: Color, Sex, and Gender in Langston Hughes I

7:15–8:30 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon B, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society

Presiding: Dolan Hubbard, Morgan State Univ.

1. “Ladies’ Maids and Crap-Shooters: Myth, Genre, Archetype, and Stereotype in the Poems of Langston Hughes,” Geoffrey Jacques, Lehman Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. “Redskin Temptress, Indian Pearl? Reading Native Women in the Autobiographies of Langston Hughes and Richard Wright,” Nancy Kang, Univ. of British Columbia

3. “Nonfictional Sexuality and Fictional Sex: Comparing Langston Hughes’s Autobiographical Sex References in the Holograph of The Big Sea with the Sex of His Early Poems,” Reginald Martin, Univ. of Memphis

For copies of abstracts, visit www.langstonhughessociety.org.

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