Wednesday, 29 December
586. Artist-Critic, Critic-Artist
7:15–8:30 p.m., 401–403, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada
Presiding: Roberta Jean Hill, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
1. “Sovereign Bodies: Decolonization and the Erotic in the Work of Haunani-Kay Trask,” Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán, Michigan State Univ.
2. “To Draw Fire out of Ashes: The Afrocentric Ethic of Lorenzo Thomas,” John Roy Octavius Gery, Univ. of New Orleans
3. “Carrying Deconstruction to Cleveland: Russell Atkins’s Black Critique,” Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Penn State Univ., University Park