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Monday, 29 December

532. New Subjects of Race

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Taylor A and B, Hilton

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada

Presiding: Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. “Pre-occupations: Migrating Narratives of Race,” Gabeba Baderoon, Penn State Univ., University Park

2. “Queer Incorporations: Melancholic Citizenship in Asian North America,” Iyko Day, Mount Holyoke Coll.

3. “Turner, Martí, and DuBois on Race and the Concept of the Frontier,” John Blanco, Univ. of California, San Diego

4. “A Mixed Bag: The Politics of Biracialism between Color-Blind Neoliberalism and the New Civil Rights,” Habiba Ibrahim, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

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