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Tuesday, 27 December

62. Religious Folklore and Literature

7:00–8:15 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Folklore and Literature

Presiding: Kenneth R. DeShane, Middle Tennessee State Univ.

1. “Morrison’s Christ Lore in Paradise,” Jacqueline M. Fulmer, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “Testimonial Genres and Models for Social Activism in David Wilkerson’s The Cross and the Switchblade,” Ethan Sharp, Univ. of Texas, Brownsville

3. “The Folk and Religion in Lee Smith’s Oral History,” Reinhold R. Hill, Ferris State Univ.

4. “‘The Snake Is Our Sister’: Animal Folk Beliefs in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit,” Kenneth R. DeShane

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