539. Gendered Blues Subjectivities and Racial Politics across Southern History
Sunday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Beacon F, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Adam Gussow, Univ. of Mississippi
1. "The Devil's Son-in-Law: Blues Masculinity, Interracial Sexuality, and the Infrapolitics of Jim Crow," Adam Gussow
2. "'What Would the Music Be Like?': Revolutionary Music in Alice Walker's Meridian," Courtney George, Columbus State Univ.
3. "'If Your Heart Been Broken, Call on the Handy Man': Female Sexuality and Revisionist Masculinities in Contemporary Southern Soul-Blues," Nicholas Gorrell, Univ. of Mississippi
Responding: R. A. Lawson, Dean Coll.
For abstracts, write to email@example.com after 15 Nov.
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