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672. Ralph Ellison and Civil Rights

Friday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 611, WSCC

A special session

1. "Strange Country: Ralph Ellison Abroad," George Blaustein, Univ. of Amsterdam

2. "Harlem to Rome and Back: Ralph Ellison's Photographs as Social Activism," Sara Marzioli, Penn State Univ., University Park

3. "Consuming the Cadillac: Ralph Ellison, Postwar Consumption, the Dozens, and Civil Rights Politics," Nathaniel Mills, California State Univ., Northridge

4. "The Remains of the Revolutionary Day: From the Drafts of Invisible Man to Three Days before the Shooting . . . ," Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark

For abstracts, write to after 1 Jan.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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