671. The Vernacular and the Avant Garde: Modernism's Ethnographic Turn
Wednesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 204, Hynes
A special session
Presiding: Justin Parks, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
1. "Cultural Memory and a Vernacular Avant-Garde: Federico García Lorca," Renée M. Silverman, Florida International Univ.
2. "Sterling A. Brown’s Vernacular Poetry and Collecting as Counterhegemonic Practice," Justin Parks
3. "'A Steady Reaching Out for New and Vivid Forms': H. L. Mencken's The American Language and Vernacular Modernism," Brooks E. Hefner, James Madison Univ.
Responding: Todd Carmody, Univ. of California, Berkeley
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