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Between African Americans and Japanese: Traveling Texts

Oct 4, 2013 -Oct 5, 2013 | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Traveling Texts


This symposium will bring together scholars and graduate students for presentations on such cultural exchanges, ranging from Japanese “blackface,” to Richard Wright’s English language haiku, to the Japanese embrace of the “black national anthem,” “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” The symposium will be followed by an edited volume.

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Oct 4, 2013 -Oct 5, 2013 | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM


Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts

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