Thursday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Beacon D, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Marques Redd, Marquette Univ.
1. "The Technology of the Ancient Egyptian Future: The Cosmic Poetry of Sun Ra," Marques Redd
2. "The Future Is a Parasite: Octavia Butler and Posthumanism," Zakiyyah Jackson, Univ. of Virginia
3. "Race as Technology: Ideologies and Literatures of 'Post-Race' Identity," Beth M. Coleman, Harvard Univ.
American Literature – General
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century