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Saturday, 27 December

120. Richard Wright’s Later Works: A Nonaligned Public Intellectual

7:00–8:15 p.m., Continental 7, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Dorothy R. Stringer, Temple Univ.

1. “‘The Odyssey of a Black Woman Moving from Feudalism to Fascism’: Wright’s Unpublished Novel Black Hope,” Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark

2. “Wright, Fanon, and James on Marxism and Anticolonialism on the Gold Coast,” Rachel Peterson, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3. “Fallout: Nuclear Bombs and Nuclear Families in Wright’s Late Fiction,” Dorothy R. Stringer

Respondent: Eric William Lott, Univ. of Virginia

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