Sunday, 30 December
715. Poetry, Race, Aesthetics
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Columbus Hall H, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada
Presiding: Dorothy J. Wang, Williams Coll.
1. “Aesthetic Alterity, Altered Aesthetics,” Kandice Chuh, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
2. “Making Book: Winners, Losers, Poetry, Anthologies, and the Color Line,” C. S. Giscombe, Univ. of California, Berkeley
3. “To Live Surrounded by a White Song: Sublimation of Race in Experiment,” David C. Lloyd, Univ. of Southern California
4. “Cease and Desist: The Imperative of Race(lessness) in Harryette Mullen’s Recyclopedia and Sleeping with the Dictionary,” Tyrone Williams, Xavier Univ., OH
Respondent: Stephen Cope, Drake Univ.