Saturday, 29 December
460. African Creative Nonfiction
10:15–11:30 a.m., Columbus A and B, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures
Presiding: Charles Cantalupo, Penn State Univ., Schuylkill Haven
1. “Afro-European Activists: Confronting Female Genital Mutilation,” Tobe Levin, Univ. of Maryland, European Div.
2. “The Body of Truth: Marie Béatrice Umutesi’s Memoir of a Refugee,” James D. B. McCorkle, Hobart and William Smith Colls.
3. “‘White. African. White-African’: Identity, Trauma, Genre, and Memory in the Works of Alexandra Fuller,” Andrew van der Vlies, Univ. of Sheffield