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Tuesday, 29 December

460. Sanctioned Violence: The State and Subjects of Color

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada

Presiding: Vernetta Williams, International Acad. of Design and Tech.

1. “Reading Race, Reading Ethics: The Model Minority in Chang-Rae Lee’s A Gesture Life,” Sze Wei Ang, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. “‘Send Him to the Jail and Have It Done’: Incarceration, Discipline, and the State in the Antebellum Slave Narrative,” Keith Green, Rutgers Univ., Camden

3. “Transnational Violence and Resistance in Graciela Limón’s Erased Faces,” Ariana Vigil, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

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