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163. Red Chicago

Monday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Clark, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Melissa Macero, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston

1. "On the Soapbox: Kenneth Rexroth, 1919–27," Allan Johnston, DePaul Univ.

2. "Radicals on Relief: Black Chicago Writers and the WPA," Brian Dolinar, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

3. "Margaret Burroughs, Gwendolyn Brooks, and the Anxiety of Political Organization in the Black Arts Movement," Marie Buck, Wayne State Univ.

For abstracts, write to after 15 Dec.


  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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