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510. Disabled Bodies and African American Literature, 1859–1946

Saturday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Hampton, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Keith Michael Green, Rutgers Univ., Camden

1. "Invalid Humanity in Harriet Wilson's Our Nig," Keith Michael Green

2. "'Ugly Progress': Postemancipation Disability and the Prosthetic Narrative of Racial Uplift," Stephen P. Knadler, Spelman Coll.

3. "Disabled Bodies as Dissenting Bodies in Ann Petry's The Street," Jennifer Sibara, Univ. of Southern California

Responding: Jennifer C. James, George Washington Univ.


  • American Literature – General

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