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Thursday, 30 December

668. From Philadelphia to Paris: Jessie Fauset’s Cosmopolitan Geographies

10:15–11:30 a.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Thadious M. Davis, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “Transatlantic Maternity: Space, Migration, and Uplift in Jessie Fauset’s Comedy American Style,” Cherene Monique Sherrard, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

2. “Draping Down the Nation: Jessie Redmon Fauset’s The Chinaberry Tree and Twentieth-Century American Fashion,” Susan Elizabeth Tomlinson, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston

3. “Gender, Geography, and Nation: Black Modernist Women at the Parisian Crossroads,” Jennifer M. Wilks, Univ. of Texas, Austin

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