Tuesday, 29 December
426. Meter, Sight, and Sound: Readings in African American Prosody
10:15–11:30 a.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
1. “Form, Meter, and Myth: How Phillis Wheatley’s Niobe in Distress, Gwendolyn Brooks’s Annie Allen, and Rita Dove’s Mother Love Make History,” Keisha Bowman, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
2. “As American as Sweet Potato Pie: Wanda Coleman and the African American Sonnet Tradition,” Shanna Greene Benjamin, Grinnell Coll.
3. “Mapping the Image: Photography and Cartography in C. S. Giscombe and Natasha Trethewey,” Meta DuEwa Jones, Univ. of Texas, Austin
Respondent: Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Penn State Univ., University Park