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Thursday, 30 December

697. “I, Too, Am America”: Langston Hughes and American Dreams II

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society

Presiding: Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper, Spelman Coll.

1. “Art for Life’s Sake,” Dorothy Randall Tsuruta, San Francisco State Univ.

2. “Finding Reassurance: Langston Hughes’s ‘The Negro Speaks of Rivers,’” W. Jason Miller, Washington State Univ., Pullman

3. “Laughter, Blues, and the ‘Good Folks Yelp’: Langston Hughes and the Voices of Harlem,” Matthew R. Hofer, Univ. of Chicago

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