Friday, 30 December
654. The Panoramic Imagination of Toni Cade Bambara
8:30–9:45 a.m., Harding, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: R. Victoria Arana, Howard Univ.
1. “Conjuring, Conversions, and Negotiations in The Salt Eaters and Those Bones Are Not My Child,” Thabiti Lewis, Willamette Univ.
2. “Toni Cade Bambara’s The Salt Eaters: The Connection between Spirituality and Hyperspace,” Joyce Ann Joyce, Temple Univ.
3. “Bambara’s Elegy for Atlanta: Those Bones Are Not My Child,” Cheryl A. Wall, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick