Thursday, 5 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Independence West, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Joycelyn K. Moody, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio
1. "Marriage, Michelle, Mahogany: The Post-Civil-Rights Black Female Professional," Miriam Thaggert, Univ. of Iowa
2. "A Semiotics of (Online) Desire: Michelle Obama and the Politics of Aspiration," Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
3. "Black Women State of the Union and the Precarities of Black Womanhood after 2008," Erica Edwards, Univ. of California, Riverside
American Literature – General
Subject: Excellent Panel!