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Thursday, 29 December

360. Civil Rights Legacies in African American Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., Wilson B, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: David Magill, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Johnstown

1. “Reemplotting the Dream: Anthony Grooms’s Bombingham,” Christopher Metress, Samford Univ.

2. “A New Black Bourgeoisie? Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby and the Material Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement,” Candice Marie Jenkins, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. “‘The Second Elevation’: Colson Whitehead’s The Intuitionist and the Question of Civil Rights,” David Magill

For copies of abstracts, write to dem24@pitt.edu.

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