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Saturday, 08 January

558. Worrying the Line: Rereading African American Poetry, 1940–60

1:45–3:00 p.m., Atrium II, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Michael W. Bibby, Shippensburg Univ.

1. “‘Our Little Movement’: Robert Hayden’s Integrationist Poetics and the Counterpoise Project,” Tyler T. Schmidt, Lehman Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. “‘All My Interminable Artifacts’: LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka, Charles Olson, and Mid-1950s Poetics,” Andrew R. Mossin, Princeton Univ.

3. “Melvin B. Tolson’s Ethical Experiment and the Philosophy of Otherness,” Grant Matthew Jenkins, Univ. of Tulsa

4. “Sojourner: Beulah Richardson’s ‘A Black Woman Speaks’ and Black Feminism in the Cold War,” Michael W. Bibby

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