Thursday, 28 December
315. Early African America
7:15–8:30 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800
Presiding: Joanna M. Brooks, San Diego State Univ.
1. “Pleasure Deep Down: Writing Love and God in the Poems of Phillis Wheatley,” Tara Bynum, Johns Hopkins Univ.
2. “African Americans on, at, or near the Stage,” Jeffrey Hamilton Richards, Old Dominion Univ.
3. “Maria Stewart and the Radical Dimensions of Early African-Atlantic Thought,” Stefan Wheelock, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
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