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145. (Post)Racial Vulnerabilities

Friday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Huron, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Candice M. Jenkins, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "The Minstrel Closet: Masked Vulnerabilities and the Postracial in Tropic Thunder," Stefanie Dunning, Miami Univ., Oxford

2. "(Post)Racial Vulnerability and the Feeling of Blackness in Grey's Anatomy," Douglas Ishii, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. "'A Wider Society': Man Gone Down, Class, and Postracial Vulnerability," Candice M. Jenkins

Responding: Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell Univ.

For abstracts, write to cjenki@hunter.cuny.edu.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – General

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