Please wait...

 
MLA
Enter a term to search the site
Search tips | Log in
Resources Job List publications bookstore style convention governance membership
Viewing convention Program information from 2014

Session Details

Printer friendly

508. Performing Blackness in the Nineteenth Century

Saturday, 11 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago A–B, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Harvey Young, Northwestern Univ.

1. "Being Touched: Sojourner Truth's 'Spiritual Theatre' and the Genealogy of Radical Black Activism," Jayna Brown, Univ. of California, Riverside

2. "Frederick Douglass and the 'Claims' of Democratic Individuality in Antebellum Political Theory," Douglas Jones, Princeton Univ.

3. "’Dey Make Me Say Dat All De Time: Performance Art, Objecthood, and Joice Heth's Sonic of Dissent," Uri McMillan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles


Subjects:

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Before 1900

No comments have been posted for this session. Log in to post a comment.
Log in to post a comment.

Program Archive

 

© 2014 Modern Language Association.