199. Reading Langston Hughes in the Age of Barack Obama
Tuesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 614, WSCC
Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society
Presiding: Sharon Lynette Jones, Wright State Univ.
1. "Invisible Hughes: Barack Obama's 2008 Democratic National Convention Acceptance Speech," W. Jason Miller, North Carolina State Univ.
2. "Postmodern, Postracial African American Radicalism: Reading The Big Sea in Obama's Nation," Nathaniel Mills, California State Univ., Northridge
3. "'In Search of Sun': Self-Fashioning in the Autobiographies of Langston Hughes and Barack Obama," Andrew Yerkes, Nanyang Technological Univ.
For abstracts, visit www.langstonhughessociety.org.
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