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Sunday, 30 December

744. Black(face): Eugene O’Neill and the Countenance of Race

1:45–3:00 p.m., Ogden, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Eugene O’Neill Society

Presiding: Cynthia P. McCown, Beloit Coll.

1. “Pipe Dreams and Primitivism: Eugene O’Neill’s Rhetoric of Ethnicity in The Dreamy Kid,” Donald P. Gagnon, Western Connecticut State Univ.

2. “Of Blackness, Supernaturalism, and Transcendence: A Perspective on a Facet of the Dramaturgy of Eugene O’Neill,” Samuel J. Bernstein, Northeastern Univ.

3. “Race and Receptivity: The Legacy of The Emperor Jones,” Eileen Jean Herrmann-Miller, Dominican Univ.

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