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Monday, 27 December

14. Experiments with Form in Modern African American Drama

5:15–6:30 p.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

1. “Form as a Site of Contest: Yoruba Tragedy Turns Revolutionary in Amiri Baraka’s Slave Ship,” Nita N. Kumar, Univ. of Delhi, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Coll.

2. “The Holy Ghost, the Son, and the Father: A Theory of Syncretism, Inversion, and Cultural Memory in August Wilson’s King Hedley II,” Aaron Bryant, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. “Urban Expressionism: Theater, Ritual, and the Hip-Hop Generation’s Black Arts Movement,” Morgan James Peters (Mwalim), Univ. of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth

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