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Saturday, 08 January

503. The Cold War in Africa

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 301B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Gary Rees, Univ. of Houston

1. “South Atlantic Cold War Cartographies: Mapping State Terrorism in the Novels of Nadine Gordimer and Mark Behr,” Kerry Bystrom, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

2. “Neoimperialism and the Body Politic: Chinua Achebe’s A Man of the People,” Gary Rees

3. “The Cold War, Radio Diplomacy, and the Works of Naguib Mahfouz: Retelling the Narrative of Suez,” Douglas Eli Julien, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris

4. “Nonalignment and the Postcolony: India and Kenya in the Cold War,” James Daniel Elam, Northwestern Univ.

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