Sunday, 09 January
767. Theological Terror: Puritan Legacies across African American Literature
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Platinum Salon B, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Joanna M. Brooks, San Diego State Univ.
1. “Jonathan Edwards, Black Writers, and the Human Thing,” Christopher Freeburg, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
2. “‘Before the Pilgrims Landed, We Were Here’: Puritanism and the Early Black Press,” Maurice Sherwood Lee, Boston Univ.
3. “Race, Secularization, and the Terrible Afterlives of Jonathan Edwards,” Joanna M. Brooks