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Friday, 29 December

572. Arab American Literature: Writers and Audiences

7:15–8:30 p.m., 411–412, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on English Literature Other Than British and American

Presiding: Waïl S. Hassan, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. “Testifying and Demystifying: Suheir Hammad’s Poetry as Activism,” Heather M. Hoyt, Arizona State Univ., Tempe

2. “Negritude and the Gendering of Catastrophe in Kamau Brathwaite’s Born to Slow Horses,” Mara Naaman, Columbia Univ.

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