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328. African American Print Culture Studies

Sunday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the American Literature Section

Speakers: Elizabeth Cali, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Erin Ranft, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Vincent Schleitwiler, Williams Coll.

Responding: Carla L. Peterson, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

For abstracts, write to joycelyn.moody@utsa.edu after 3 Dec.

Session Description:

This roundtable demonstrates the advantages of open access by presenting multiple approaches to studies in United States black print culture, drawn on digital and material archives. Topics include representations of Haitian independence in early African American serials, late-nineteenth-century medical and entertainment displays of postmortem black bodies, and mid-twentieth-century comparative black Pacific print culture studies.


Subject:

  • American Literature – General

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