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Tuesday, 28 December

276. J. M. Coetzee, African Nobelist

3:30–4:45 p.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures

Presiding: Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.

1. “How I Learned to Stop Loving Coetzee and Worry about the Nobel,” Jennifer A. Wenzel, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. “The Sociopolitical Landscape of Coetzee’s Novels,” Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Nassau Community Coll., NY

3. “The Nobel Prize, J. M. Coetzee, and the Question of Ethics in Literature,” Molly Abel Travis, Tulane Univ.

4. “Pursuing Ghosts: The Traumatic Sublime in J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace,” Kimberly Wedeven Segall, Seattle Pacific Univ.

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