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277. Afro-Diasporic Popular Culture Interventions

Sunday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Parlor F, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Naomi Wood, Colorado Coll.

1. "Afro-Cuban Hip-Hop, Revolution, and Narration(s) of the Postcolonial Nation and Identities," Clément Akassi, Howard Univ.

2. "Cuba Still Represents: A Performative Approach to Contemporary Hip-Hop," Kayla Paulk, Univ. of Pittsburgh

3. "Renationalizing Capoeira as a Vector of Brazilian Culture on the World Stage," Laurence Robitaille, York Univ.

Responding: Naomi Wood


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

  • Latin American Literature

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