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Friday, 28 December

195. Rethinking the Black Arts Movement

10:15–11:30 a.m., Plaza Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Mae G. Henderson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. “Women and Atlanta’s Black Arts Movement,” James Edward Smethurst, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

2. “‘My Name Is Afrika’: Keorapetse Kgositsile and the Black Arts Movement,” Margo Natalie Crawford, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

3. “Ascension and Innerconnection: Larry Neal’s Sonic Space and Cultural Critique,” Carter A. Mathes, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

4. “‘The Cry of My People’: Free Jazz and the Black Arts Movement,” Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Penn State Univ., University Park

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