Saturday, 30 December
733. Madam to You: Color, Sex, and Gender in Langston Hughes II
1:45–3:00 p.m., 304, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society
Presiding: Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper, Spelman Coll.
1. “The Mnemonic Checks Sexism and Racism in the Works of Langston Hughes,” Chezia Brenda Thompson, Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art
2. “Langston Unashamed: Radical Mythmaking in Hughes’s 1930s Short Fiction,” Gary Holcomb, Emporia State Univ.
3. “Oceola Jones, Blue(s) Woman: Color and Gender in ‘The Blues I’m Playing,’” Deborah Bailin, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
4. “‘Can I Get an Amen?’: The African American Female Preacher in Langston Hughes’s Tambourines to Glory,” Soyica Diggs, Stanford Univ.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.langstonhughessociety.org.