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Tuesday, 29 December

428. Understanding the Beats Globally

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 402–403, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jennie Skerl, West Chester Univ.

1. “Bob Kaufman: Genealogical Drift,” Todd Thorpe, Univ. of Notre Dame

2. “Jack Kerouac and the Nomadic Cartographies of Exile,” Hassan Melehy, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

3. “Seduced across the Border: Globalizing William Burroughs,” Timothy S. Murphy, Univ. of Oklahoma

4. “Beat Transnationalism under Gender: Bonnie Bremser’s Troia,” Ronna Catherine Johnson, Tufts Univ.

For abstracts, visit www.unc.edu/~hmelehy/Beats.

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