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Tuesday, 27 December

11. Black Enlightenment, Black Atlantic

5:15–6:30 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8219, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jonathan Beecher Field, Clemson Univ.

1. “Enlightenment, Resistance, and Universalism in the Discourse of the Haitian Revolution,” Doris Lorraine Garraway, Northwestern Univ.

2. “‘Beneath Him Sees the Universal Whole’: Phillis Wheatley’s Reconstruction of the Child’s Perspective,” Lucia Hodgson, Univ. of Southern California

3. “Citizens of the World: The First African American ‘Freedom Celebration’ and Its Atlantic Context,” Joseph Rezek, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

For copies of abstracts, visit http://people.clemson.edu/~JBFIELD after 15 Dec. 2005.

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