Sunday, 09 January
721. African Dystopian Fictions and Film
10:15–11:30 a.m., 306B, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures
Presiding: Patrick Muana, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
1. “Dogs and Amnesia: How African Children Represent Dystopia in Tsotsi and Slave,” Joya F. Uraizee, Saint Louis Univ.
2. “A New Dawn and a New World: Promises and Pitfalls of Utopia in Bessie Head’s A Question of Power,” Clare Counihan, Nazareth Coll. of Rochester
3. “Dystopian Language of the Interregnum: July’s People and Paralysis,” Nasser Mufti, Univ. of California, Irvine