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Monday, 27 December

38. African American Philadelphia

7:00–8:15 p.m., 305, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Joan Wylie Hall, Univ. of Mississippi

1. “Sundry Arrivals: William Still’s The Underground Railroad as Superorganic Countertext,” Jerrilyn McGregory, Florida State Univ.

2. “‘Becoming a Poet of My Race’: Frances E. W. Harper’s Early Writings of Racial Uplift,” Elizabeth A. Petrino, Fairfield Univ.

3. “The Cult of Femininity in Lorene Cary’s The Price of a Child,” Judith A. Musser, LaSalle Univ.

4. “Sonia Sanchez ‘In a Place Called Philadelphia,’” Frenzella De Lancey, Drexel Univ.

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