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Thursday, 29 December

412. The Great (Im)Migration: Culture, Citizenship, and Black Resettlement, 1865–1940

10:15–11:30 a.m., Wilson B, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Black American Literature and Culture

Presiding: Amritjit Singh, Rhode Island Coll.

1. “Outside the City: Robert Park and the Disciplining of Migration,” Lauren Coats, Duke Univ.

2. “Back to Africa: Colonization and Emigration in Pauline Hopkins’s Of One Blood,” Yogita Goyal, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “Transnational Accommodationism: Black Migration to a Borderland West,” Stephen P. Knadler, Spelman Coll.

4. “(Im)Migration in the Writings of Eric Walrond,” Louis J. Parascandola, Long Island Univ., Brooklyn

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