Saturday, 08 January
457. African American Literature on the Pacific Rim
8:30–9:45 a.m., Diamond Salon 2, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Black American Literature and Culture
Presiding: Daylanne K. English, Macalester Coll.
1. “The Black Man’s Burden: African American Writing and the Pacification of the Philippines,” John Cullen Gruesser, Kean Univ.
2. “The Transpacific Horizons of Black Political and Cultural Modernisms: Reviewing the Color-Line Thesis,” Vincent Schleitwiler, Williams Coll.
3. “Los Angeles as Fault Line in Chester Himes’s If He Hollers Let Him Go,” Patricia Burns, Univ. of Texas, Austin