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Saturday, 29 December

555. Claude McKay: New Directions in Black Transnational Studies

3:30–4:45 p.m., Columbus Hall G, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Gary Holcomb, Emporia State Univ.

1. “Claude McKay: Transnationalism as Postnationalist Critique,” Gary Holcomb

2. “Color around the Globe: McKay, Hughes, and the Politics of Transnational Black Autobiography,” Gene Andrew Jarrett, Boston Univ.

3. “The Garden in the City, the City in the Garden: The Image of the Circle in Claude McKay’s Banana Bottom,” Charles W. Scruggs, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson

Respondent: William J. Maxwell, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

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