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Sunday, 27 December

38. Langston Hughes and Transnational Liberation: Aesthetic Overtures

5:15–6:30 p.m., 407, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society

Presiding: Dolan Hubbard, Morgan State Univ.

1. “Literary Migrations: Transnationalism in the Poetry of Langston Hughes,” Sharon Lynette Jones, Wright State Univ.

2. “Black Transnationalism and the Political Aesthetics of Ask Your Mama,” John T. Lowney, Saint John’s Univ., NY

3. “Langston Hughes and the Stereo Acoustics of Global Black Solidarity,” Tsitsi Jaji, Univ. of Pennsylvania

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