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Saturday, 08 January

457. African American Literature on the Pacific Rim

8:30–9:45 a.m., Diamond Salon 2, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Black American Literature and Culture

Presiding: Daylanne K. English, Macalester Coll.

1. “The Black Man’s Burden: African American Writing and the Pacification of the Philippines,” John Cullen Gruesser, Kean Univ.

2. “The Transpacific Horizons of Black Political and Cultural Modernisms: Reviewing the Color-Line Thesis,” Vincent Schleitwiler, Williams Coll.

3. “Los Angeles as Fault Line in Chester Himes’s If He Hollers Let Him Go,” Patricia Burns, Univ. of Texas, Austin

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