Thursday, 28 December
107. The Rap on Poetic Form: Hip-Hop and Contemporary Poetry
8:30–9:45 a.m., 402–403, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Benjamin F. Lee, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
1. “Rhyme’s Challenge,” David Caplan, Ohio Wesleyan Univ.
2. “Beyond Bling Bling: Slant Rhyme and Accentual Syllabics in Hip-Hop Poetics,” Meta DuEwa Jones, Univ. of Texas, Austin
3. “Spoken Word, Written Word, Word Up,” Tyrone Williams, Xavier Univ., OH
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