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Sunday, 30 December

738. What Is “Popular”? Minor Politics and the Protest Narrative

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Wright, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Mrinalini Chakravorty, Univ. of Virginia

1. “On the Unpopular: Arab Women’s Writing in a Time of Terror,” Mrinalini Chakravorty

2. “History’s Minor Others: The Popular, the Low, and The God of Small Things,” Leila Neti, Occidental Coll.

3. “How Does the Popular Age? Jazz and Postwar Literature,” Bruce E. Barnhart, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro

4. “Popular Narratives, Unpopular Heroine: Elizabeth Keckley’s Slave Narrative and the Old Clothes Scandal,” Janet Neary, Univ. of California, Irvine

For copies of abstracts, write to mchakravorty@virginia.edu.

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