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Sunday, 09 January

688. Diasporas of Los Angeles

8:30–9:45 a.m., Platinum Salon A, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Italian American Literature and MELUS: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Presiding: Michael A. Antonucci, Keene State Coll.

1. “Articulating the Korean Diaspora through Displaced and Deferred Language in Ronyoung Kim’s Clay Walls,” Eun Joo Kim, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. “‘Of American Justice’: Black Politics, Black Fiction, and Japanese Internment,” Margaret Hunt Gram, Harvard Univ.

3. “Ditchdigging in Los Angeles: John Fante and Filipino Americans,” Dennis B. Barone, Saint Joseph Coll.

For abstracts, write to joanneruvoli@sbcglobal.net after 1 Dec.

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