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