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Wednesday, 29 December

484. Literary Responses to Lynching

1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Julie Buckner Armstrong, Univ. of South Florida

1. “(Re)Directing Our Gaze: An Examination of Lynching Drama by African American Women, 1916–30,” Koritha Ann Mitchell, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

2. “Disappearing Bodies and Sites of Memory,” Anne Rice, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

3. “Forgotten Sparks: Rethinking Emmett Till and the Beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement,” Christopher Metress, Samford Univ.

Respondent: Trudier Harris, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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