Thursday, 30 December
697. “I, Too, Am America”: Langston Hughes and American Dreams II
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society
Presiding: Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper, Spelman Coll.
1. “Art for Life’s Sake,” Dorothy Randall Tsuruta, San Francisco State Univ.
2. “Finding Reassurance: Langston Hughes’s ‘The Negro Speaks of Rivers,’” W. Jason Miller, Washington State Univ., Pullman
3. “Laughter, Blues, and the ‘Good Folks Yelp’: Langston Hughes and the Voices of Harlem,” Matthew R. Hofer, Univ. of Chicago
For copies of abstracts visit www.langstonhughessociety.org.