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Thursday, 29 December

629. Village, Pantry, Archive, and Sacred Site: Inter- and Intragroup Cultural Memory in Postcolonial Literature

9:00–10:15 p.m., Hoover, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Univ. of North Dakota

1. “‘Having Time to Think’ in New South Africa: The Borderlands of Secrecy, Truth, and Memory in Zoë Wicomb’s David’s Story,” M. Neelika Jayawardane, State Univ. of New York, Oswego

2. “Twice-Cooked Caribbean History in David Dabydeen’s The Counting House,” Winnie W. Chan, Rhodes Coll.

3. “Pregnant Pauses: Unbearable Memory in Contemporary New Zealand Literature,” Beverly J. Hogue, Marietta Coll.

4. “Guilty Cites/Sites of Cultural Memory in Contemporary White Australia,” Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

Respondent: Jeannette Marie Mageo, Washington State Univ., Pullman

For copies of papers, write to rwh@und.edu.

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