Friday, 29 December
575. Resisting Containment: African American Cold War Fiction
7:15–8:30 p.m., 409, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Kate Baldwin, Northwestern Univ.
1. “The Failed Logic of Containment in Gloria Naylor’s Bailey’s Café,” Keith Jones, Duke Univ.
2. “The Racial Geographies of Genre: The Cold War Novels of Chester Himes,” Barton C. Keeton, Duke Univ.
3. “Black Neo-Gothic Suburban Containment Narratives,” Riché D. Richardson, Univ. of California, Davis
Respondent: Alan Nadel, Univ. of Kentucky