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Tuesday, 28 December

142. Dark Princesses, Detectives, and Survivors: Twentieth-Century African American Genre Fiction

10:15–11:30 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Daylanne K. English, Macalester Coll.

1. “Immortality, Reincarnation, and the Traumatic Slave Past,” Lisa Gail Woolfork, Univ. of Virginia

2. “The Modern and Postmodern African American Detective,” Daylanne K. English

3. “Black India: Strategic Orientalisms in W. E. B. Du Bois’s Dark Princess,” Leila Neti, Univ. of California, Irvine

Respondent: Sharon Patricia Holland, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

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