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Tuesday, 29 December

365. Music, Resistance, and “the Long Civil Rights Movement”

8:30–9:45 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Susan Van D’Elden Donaldson, Coll. of William and Mary

1. “Literary Lynching Dramas and William Grant Still’s And They Lynched Him on a Tree: Reterritorializing the 1920s American Racial Landscape,” Mark Brennan Doerries, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. “Discord in the Segregated Self: Reworking Freedom Songs in Anne Moody’s Coming of Age in Mississippi,” Ted B. Atkinson, Mississippi State Univ.

3. “Calpurnia; or, Not Much Change: Imagining the United States South in the Contemporary American Musical,” Gary Neal Richards, Univ. of Mary Washington

Respondent: Susan Van D’Elden Donaldson

For papers, visit www.wm.edu/english/sssl after 15 Nov.

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