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Saturday, 08 January

504. Proletarian Literature Then and Now

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Platinum Salon I, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages

Presiding: Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark

1. “Farm Workers in Chicano Literature: The Making of Racial-Class Subjects,” Marcial Gonzalez, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “When Gwendolyn Brooks Wore Red,” Mary-Helen Washington, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. “Imagining Haiti in Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Russell Banks’s Continental Drift,” Richard W. Hancuff, Misericordia Univ.

For abstracts, write to bfoley29@gmail.com after 15 Dec.

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