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Sunday, 30 December

657. Haiku by African American Writers

8:30–9:45 a.m., Plaza Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Toru Kiuchi, Nihon Univ.

1. “Richard Wright’s Haiku and Black Power: A Record of Reactions in a Land of Pathos,” Peter David Landino, Tiffin Univ.

2. “Cross-Cultural Poetics: Sonia Sanchez’s Like the Singing Coming off the Drums,” Yoshinobu Hakutani, Kent State Univ., Kent

3. “James A. Emanuel’s Jazz Haiku,” Virginia W. Smith, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham

Respondent: Robert J. Butler, Canisius Coll.

For copies of abstracts, visit http://home.att.ne.jp/zeta/yorozuya/mla/abstracts.htm.

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