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Monday, 29 December

534. Black Feminist Criticism Today: New Texts, Different Contexts

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Franciscan D, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Daphne Ann Brooks, Princeton Univ.

1. “Is There Still Power in the Erotic? Postfeminism’s Consequence for Black Female Sexuality,” Ayesha Hardison, Ohio Univ., Athens

2. “When and Where She Exits: Postnational Challenges in Black Feminist Criticism,” Simone C. Drake, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

3. “Sistas and the City: Theorizing Black Women’s Urbanity and Cosmopolitanism,” Jennifer Williams, Michigan State Univ.

Respondent: Michael Awkward, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

For copies of abstracts, write to drake.194@osu.edu after 20 Dec.

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