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Wednesday, 27 December

57. Reading and Writing against the Grain: African American Literature beyond Race

7:00–8:15 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Gene Andrew Jarrett, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

1. “Against the Grain: Wallace Thurman and The Interne,” Amritjit Singh, Ohio Univ., Athens

2. “‘A Temperance Story’: The Christian Recorder and Frances Harper’s Sowing and Reaping,” Carla L. Peterson, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. “Racial Science Fictions: Octavia Butler’s ‘Bloodchild’ and Samuel R. Delany’s ‘Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones,’” Jeffrey Allen Tucker, Univ. of Rochester

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