293. Modernist Studies and the Harlem Renaissance
Sunday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago G, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Modernist Studies Association
Presiding: Adam David McKible, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York
Speakers: Houston A. Baker, Vanderbilt Univ.; Suzanne Wintsch Churchill, Davidson Coll.; Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark; George B. Hutchinson, Cornell Univ.; Kathleen Pfeiffer, Oakland Univ.; Cherene Monique Sherrard-Johnson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
What is the future of Harlem Renaissance studies, and what are its (dis)connections with recent developments in modernist studies? This roundtable will address the convergences and divergences of these fields of inquiry, focusing particular attention on recent frameworks such as globalism, diaspora studies, visual and media studies, editorial practices, and pedagogy.
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