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577. Science and Technology in Afro-Modern Literature

Monday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Beacon D, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Marques Redd, Marquette Univ.

1. "The Technology of the Ancient Egyptian Future: The Cosmic Poetry of Sun Ra," Marques Redd

2. "The Future Is a Parasite: Octavia Butler and Posthumanism," Zakiyyah Jackson, Univ. of Virginia

3. "Race as Technology: Ideologies and Literatures of 'Post-Race' Identity," Beth M. Coleman, Harvard Univ.


Subjects:

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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