Friday, 30 December
698. Performing the Impossible III: Staging the Absent-Present
10:15–11:30 a.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Drama
Presiding: Angela C. Pao, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
1. “The Absent-Present Woman: Suzan-Lori Parks’s Topdog/Underdog and Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs,” Harry Justin Elam, Jr., Stanford Univ.
2. “The Pregnant Pause; or, Anne of Denmark as Queen of Da Nile in Ben Jonson’s Masque of Blackness,” Scott Maisano, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston
3. “Performing a Traumatic Slave Past,” Lisa Gail Woolfork, Univ. of Virginia