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Friday, 29 December

445. African American Poetry and Performance: Collectives, Critics, Collaboration

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon J, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Black American Literature and Culture

Presiding: Meta DuEwa Jones, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Marlon Riggs: Performing Black and Queer in the Twentieth Century,” David Gerstner, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York

2. “The Critical Eye and the Creative Process,” A. Van Jordan, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Performance, Collaboration, and Genre: The Work of Form and Substance,” Jacqueline Jones LaMon, Adelphi Univ.

4. “It Takes a Village,” Evie Shockley, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

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