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Tuesday, 29 December

435. Labor and Genre in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 411–412, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Martha E. Schoolman, Miami Univ., Oxford

1. “Elleanor Eldridge and the Uncommon Industry of the African American Heroine,” Amina Gautier, Washington Univ.

2. “Writing the Return to the Soil,” Martha E. Schoolman

3. “Black Labor and the Sentimentalized Southern Economy in Katherine Tillman’s Clancy Street,” Andrea N. Williams, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

Respondent: Xiomara A. Santamarina, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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