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383. World Literature and the Global South

Sunday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Columbus, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.

1. "China-Africa and the Afro-Asian Writers' Bureau," Duncan McEachern Yoon, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. "Manifestos of the Recycled Word: Cartoneras as Transatlantic Connections," Sarli E. Mercado, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. "The Center Is Everywhere and Nowhere: Toward Global South Literary Theories," Mukoma Wa Ngũgĩ, Cornell Univ.

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  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • General Literature – Literary Relations

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

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