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311. W. E. B. DuBois and the Twenty-First-Century Color Line

Sunday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Beacon E, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Ethnic Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Cheryl A. Higashida, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

1. "The Double of Double Consciousness: Charles Johnson, Transcendentalism, and the 'Transcendence' of Race," Richard Hardack, Berkeley, CA

2. "Proliferating Princesses: The Politics of Fantasy in the Literature of DuBois," Erika Renée Williams, Emerson Coll.

3. "Postcolonial DuBois and the Worlds of Color," Roopika Risam, Emory Univ.

Responding: James Edward Smethurst, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst


Subjects:

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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