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Wednesday, 29 December

582. The Uses and Abuses of Folklore

7:15–8:30 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Folklore and Literature

Presiding: John Laudun, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

1. “Scheherazade Writes: The Commodification of a Fictional Storyteller,” Bonnie D. Irwin, Eastern Illinois Univ.

2. “Cisneros and the (Un)Doing of Cultural Narrative,” Kasey Pharis, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

3. “Gumbo This: The Literary Uses of a Dish,” John Laudun

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