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301. Langston Hughes's Poetry in Vulnerable Times

Friday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Kane, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society

Presiding: Sharon Lynette Jones, Wright State Univ.

1. "Time to Improvise: Hughes, Jazz, Politics," Seth Perlow, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater

2. "Langston Hughes, Koreans, and the Commensurate Vulnerability," Jang Wook Huh, Columbia Univ.

3. "'In the Darkness of Her Broken Clocks / Madrid Cries NO!': Translation and Intertextuality in Langston Hughes's Spanish Civil War Poetry," Evelyn Scaramella, Manhattan Coll.

4. "'Go Slow Now': Vulnerability, Civil Rights, and the Poetics of Time in Langston Hughes's The Panther and the Lash," Julius Fleming, Univ. of Pennsylvania


  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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