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Friday, 07 January

365. Popular and Experimental African American Literature

5:15–6:30 p.m., Diamond Salon 7, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Artress Bethany White, Carson-Newman Coll.

1. “Memory as Theoretical Intervention in Leon Forrest’s Fiction,” Dana Williams, Howard Univ.

2. “Liberating the Black Gay Subject: Randall Kenan and E. Lynn Harris on Countering Black Nationalism in the Black Community,” Antiwan Walker, Georgia Gwinnett Coll.

3. “Uplift Gets a Facelift: Revisionist Impulses in Alice Randall’s Parodic View of the Uplift Narrative,” Artress Bethany White

Respondent: La Vinia Delois Jennings, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

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