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Thursday, 28 December

334. Time and Temporality in African Diasporic Literature: New Approaches

7:15–8:30 p.m., 413, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Lloyd P. Pratt, Michigan State Univ.

1. “The Old Man-Child: Temporal Acceleration and Critical Consciousness in African Literature,” Adam Barrows, Salisbury Univ.

2. “The Time Line and the Color Line: Jacobs, Chesnutt, and Black Symbolic Orders,” David D. LaCroix, Univ. of Kentucky

3. “The Future Anterior of The Black Jacobins,” Laura A. Winkiel, Iowa State Univ.

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