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135. Textual Scholarship and African Americanist Studies

Tuesday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 307, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: George B. Hutchinson, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

1. "A Is for Abolitionist: Type, Print, and the Media Representation of Slavery," Ezra Greenspan, Southern Methodist Univ.

2. "Black Boy and American Hunger: Richard Wright, Revision, and Narrative Systems," John Kevin Young, Marshall Univ.

3. "More Than McKay and Guillen: The Caribbean in Bontemps and Hughes's The Poetry of the Negro," Ifeoma C. K. Nwankwo, Vanderbilt Univ.

Responding: Leon Jackson, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

For abstracts, write to after 15 Dec.


  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – General

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