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Tuesday, 30 December

789. The Narrative Techniques of Violence

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Golden Gate 1, Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on Sociological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Roderick A. Ferguson, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

1. “Monstrous Words: Language, Violence, and Resistance in Frantz Fanon,” Filippo Del Lucchese, Occidental Coll.

2. “Violent Catharsis and the Adolescent Literary Voice in Contemporary African Writing,” Yianna Liatsos, Univ. of Oklahoma

3. “Severed Stories, Wounded Bodies, and Memorial Practices,” Jimia Boutouba, Swarthmore Coll.

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