Thursday, 27 December
26. Ending the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1807–2007
3:30–4:45 p.m., Dusable, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Presiding: John Stauffer, Harvard Univ.
1. “Rewriting the Middle Passage: Transnational History in Martin Delany’s Blake; or, The Huts of America,” Andy Doolen, Univ. of Kentucky
2. “‘To Transplant in Alien Soil’: Richard Wright’s Escape from the Slavery of American Literary Regionalism,” Eve E. Dunbar, Vassar Coll.
3. “Living Black Death: The Middle Passage, Survival, and the Spiritual in John Edgar Wideman’s ‘Damballah,’” Tameka L. Cage, Bucknell Univ.
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