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674. The Work of Life Writing in and for Vulnerable Ethnic Communities

Monday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Los Angeles–Miami, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director

Presiding: Irene Kacandes, Dartmouth Coll.

1. "Risking Vulnerability: The African American Conversion Narrative and the Burden of Slavery," Susan Beth Winnett, Heinrich-Heine-Universität

2. "'Hundreds of Bodies on Two Continents, Telling a Single Story': Assembling Narratives of Genocide in Clea Koff's The Bone Woman," Kimberly Nance, Illinois State Univ.

3. "Refugee Life Writing in Australia: Redefining the Testimonio," Laetitia Nanquette, Univ. of New South Wales

4. "My Country versus Me: Technology, Espionage, and Chinese American Life Writing," Yuan Shu, Texas Tech Univ.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Nonfictional Prose

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