CFP: [African-American] Special Session MLA 2009: Black Literary Historiography After Obama

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Granville Ganter
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How does Obama's election change our sense of black literary history? Does
Obama's rhetoric point to unappreciated modes of black expression? Old
familiar paths? Papers welcomed on the stylistics of Obama's speech and
writing; re-examinations of major studies of black arts and culture; Obama
and multiple traditions of black literature. Abstracts and cvs by Mar 15.
Granville Ganter/English/St. John's University:

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