Thursday, 28 December
134. Documenting Black Philadelphia
10:15–11:30 a.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and Autobiography
Presiding: Siobhan Senier, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham
1. “Safe Harbor: Philadelphia in the Eyes of Olaudah Equiano,” Roland Williams, Temple Univ.
2. “Documentary Activism: William Still, the Underground Railroad, and Black Philadelphia,” John Ernest, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown
3. “Black Philadelphia in The Christian Recorder,” Eric Scott Gardner, Saginaw Valley State Univ.
Respondent: Todd Vogel, Univ. of Washington, Bothell