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Thursday, 30 December

650. James Weldon Johnson’s America

8:30–9:45 a.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Eric William Lott, Univ. of Virginia

1. “Literary Fellows: James Weldon Johnson and Brander Matthews,” Tess E. Chakkalakal, Bowdoin Coll.

2. “Up from Empire: James Weldon Johnson, Gunboat Diplomacy, and the Jim Crow South,” Harilaos Stecopoulos, Univ. of Iowa

3. “James Weldon Johnson, American Poet,” Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

Respondent: Eric William Lott

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