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Thursday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 8A, ACC

Black Improvisation in Nineteenth-Century Writing Practices

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A special session. Presiding: Rachel Boccio, Univ. of Rhode Island

1. “The Northern Exposure of David Walker’s Appeal: Antislavery Literature and the Controversy of Reprinting,” Marcy J. Dinius, DePaul Univ.

2. “Images of the Black Public Intellectual in Postbellum Colored Education Conventions,” Sarah Lynn Patterson, Univ. of Delaware, Newark

3. “Reading (Illegible): African American Writing Lost in Transcription,” Christopher A. Hager, Trinity Coll., CT

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