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Friday, 07 January

171A. A Poetics of Intimacy, Liminality, and Black Masculinity: Afaa M. Weaver at 60

8:30–9:45 a.m., Platinum Salon A, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Evie Shockley, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “Liminal Poetics: Questions of Place and Identity in Afaa M. Weaver’s My Father’s Geography,” GerShun Avilez, Yale Univ.

2. “With His Sleeves Rolled Up: Afaa Michael Weaver’s Redefinition of the Black Male in Talisman,” Randall Horton, Univ. of New Haven

3. “A Truce with Intimacy: The Ten Lights of God by Afaa Michael Weaver,” Ruth Ellen Kocher, University of Colorado-Boulder

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