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36. Women and the Language and Literature of Human Rights

Friday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Kane, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Women's Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Susan G. O'Malley, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "'I Write the Broken Line': Discursive Truth Telling in Antjie Krog's Country of My Skull," Alaina Kaus, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

2. "Speaking Freedom's Language: United States Multicultural Literature and Human Rights Talk in an Emerging Democracy," Amy K. Levin, Northern Illinois Univ.

3. "Beyond Revolution: The Fiction of Individual Sovereignty in Persepolis," Belinda Walzer, Wake Forest Univ.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • General Literature – Nonfictional Prose

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