Friday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Great America, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Black American Literature and Culture
Presiding: Ayesha Hardison, Ohio Univ., Athens
1. "Beyond the Flawed Periodicity of a Black Chicago Renaissance,"
R. Baxter Miller,
Univ. of Georgia
2. "Welcome to Frye Street: Marita Bonner's Chicago Stories (1930–41),"
Univ. of Texas, Austin
3. "Fragments of a Dream: Biography, Poetry, and the Recovery of Frank Marshall Davis,"
John Edgar Tidwell,
Univ. of Kansas
4. "Treasury of African American Folklore: The WPA's The Negro in Illinois,"
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/groups/black-american-literature-and-culture/.
American Literature – General
American Literature – Twentieth Century
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