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Saturday, 27 December

51. Psychoanalysis, Segregation, and the Sign

5:15–6:30 p.m., Golden Gate 3, Hilton

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Presiding: Leigh Anne Duck, Univ. of Memphis

1. “Skin, Text, Image: The Rhetoric of Racial Signs,” Elizabeth F. Abel, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “Jim Crow Signs in Post–Civil Rights American Fiction,” Brian J. Norman, Loyola Coll.

3. “My Mother Is a Fetish: Death, Desire, and Disavowal in Faulkner’s South,” John T. Matthews, Boston Univ.

Respondent: Hortense Jeanette Spillers, Vanderbilt Univ.

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