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Thursday, 29 December

614. Literature of Reconstruction: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights

9:00–10:15 p.m., Carolina, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Brook Thomas, Univ. of California, Irvine

1. “Reconstructing Families and Marriage in Postbellum African American Print Culture,” Frances Smith Foster, Emory Univ.

2. “Melodrama against the Revival of Racism: Bartley Campbell’s ‘The White Slave,’” Herbert Grabes, Justus-Liebig Universität

3. “Albion W. Tourgée’s Bricks without Straw: Black Reconstruction through the Eyes of a White Radical Republican,” Carolyn L. Karcher, Temple Univ.

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