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Saturday, 30 December

659. Black Counternarratives in Francophone and Hispanophone Caribbean National Discourse

10:15–11:30 a.m., Washington A, Loews

A special session

Presiding: Esther Lezra, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

1. “Folklore and Race in Cuba: The Afro-Cuban Voice in the Poetic and Revolutionary Ethnography of Lydia Cabrera,” Karen M. Callier, Emory Univ.

2. “Fragments of Resistance: Collective Memory and the Living Dead,” Esther Lezra

3. “Para la historia: The Autobiography of Ricardo Batrell Oviedo and the Afro-Cuban Struggle,” Mark Allen Sanders, Emory Univ.

For copies of abstracts, visit www.english.emory.edu.

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