Tuesday, 10 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Old Town, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Folklore and Literature
Presiding: Mark Allan Jackson, Middle Tennessee State Univ.
1. "Re-sounding Folk Voice, Remaking the Ballad: Alan Lomax, Margaret Walker, and the New Criticism," Derek Furr, Bard Coll.
2. "'A Voice to Match All That': Lead Belly, Richard Wright, and Lynching's Sound Track," Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
3. "Stunting Gualinto: The Limits of Corrido Heroism in Americo Paredes's George Washington Gomez," Melanie Hernandez, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
For abstracts, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century