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293. Modernist Studies and the Harlem Renaissance

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

Program arranged by the Modernist Studies Association

Presiding: Adam David McKible, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York

Speakers: Houston A. Baker, Vanderbilt Univ.; Suzanne Wintsch Churchill, Davidson Coll.; Barbara Clare Foley, Rutgers Univ., Newark; George B. Hutchinson, Cornell Univ.; Kathleen Pfeiffer, Oakland Univ.; Cherene Monique Sherrard-Johnson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Session Description:

What is the future of Harlem Renaissance studies, and what are its (dis)connections with recent developments in modernist studies? This roundtable will address the convergences and divergences of these fields of inquiry, focusing particular attention on recent frameworks such as globalism, diaspora studies, visual and media studies, editorial practices, and pedagogy.


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