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Friday, 29 December

610. From Nonfiction to Fiction in African American Literature

9:00–10:15 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Daylanne K. English, Macalester Coll.

1. “Third-Person Singular: Gender, Race, and History in William Wells Brown’s Narrative of the Life and Clotel,” Daylanne K. English

2. “Lynching and the Subversion of the Marriage Plot in Pauline Hopkins’s Contending Forces,” Aliyyah Inaya Abdur-Rahman, Brandeis Univ.

3. “Confronting ‘Lies Agreed Upon’: The Trilogy of W. E. B. DuBois,” Sandra Staton-Taiwo, Penn State Univ., York

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