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529. James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex–Colored Man: A Century Later

Saturday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 307, WSCC

Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Gene Andrew Jarrett, Boston Univ.

1. "Music, Race, and Nation in Johnson's Autobiography," Erich Nunn, Auburn Univ., Auburn

2. "An Old Negro in a New Century: Locating the Southern Slave in Johnson's Autobiography," Adena Spingarn, Harvard Univ.

3. "The Ex-Colored among Us: Johnson's Autobiography and the New Millennial Multiracialism," Michele Elam, Stanford Univ.

4. "Pragmatic Nationalism in Johnson's Autobiography," Michael Clay Hooper, Prairie View A&M Univ.


  • American Literature – General

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