Saturday, 5 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Independence West, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Joycelyn K. Moody, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio
1. "Marriage, Michelle, Mahogany: The Post-Civil-Rights Black Female Professional,"
Univ. of Iowa
2. "A Semiotics of (Online) Desire: Michelle Obama and the Politics of Aspiration,"
Ohio State Univ., Columbus
3. "Black Women State of the Union and the Precarities of Black Womanhood after 2008,"
Univ. of California, Riverside
American Literature – General