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441. The United Front: Colonial and Ethnic

Thursday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Greenwood, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Katerina Clark, Yale Univ.

1. "Pacific Front: Lu Xun, Agnes Smedley, Mike Gold," Richard Jean So, Univ. of Chicago

2. "Premature Postcolonialism: Mulk Raj Anand and the Literary Popular Front in the Colonies," Rossen Djagalov, Yale Univ.

3. "Multiethnic Front: Louis Adamic's International Nationalism," Ichiro Takayoshi, Tufts Univ.

Responding: Benjamin Conisbee Baer, Princeton Univ.

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  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

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