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Sunday, 28 December

203. Comparative Diasporas

10:15–11:30 a.m., Foothill F, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Presiding: Lisa L. Moore, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Atlantic Slavery and the Global China Trade,” Chi-ming Yang, Univ. of Pennsylvania

2. “‘The Communication Commonly Call’d Inoculation of the Small-pox’: African Medical Testimony, the Colonial Public Sphere, and the 1721 Boston Inoculation Controversy,” Kelly Wisecup, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. “Diaspora and Dissemination of Native Knowledges: Reading the Wampum in the Eighteenth Century,” Penelope M. Kelsey, Western Illinois Univ.

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