Enter a term to search the site
Search tips | Log in
Resources Job List publications bookstore style convention governance membership
Viewing convention Program information from 2011

Session Details

Printer friendly

Friday, 07 January

272. Satire, Wit, and Humor in the Works of Langston Hughes

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Platinum Salon I, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society

Presiding: Sharon Lynette Jones, Wright State Univ.

1. “‘Go Home and Write a Page Tonight’: Subversive Irony and Resistant Reading in ‘Theme for English B,’” Daniel Charles Morris, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

2. “When Music Fails as a Universal Language: The Human Violin in Langston Hughes’s ‘Home,’” Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

3. “A Global Perspective of Jesse B. Semple: Echoes of ‘Bop’ in Ankara, Turkey,” Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper, Spelman Coll.

For abstracts, visit

No comments have been posted for this session. Log in to post a comment.
Log in to post a comment.

Program Archive


© 2015 Modern Language Association.