Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Bridget Harris Tsemo, Univ. of Iowa
1. "Tales of Import and Bitterness: Cleveland, the Federal Writers Project, Social Protest, and Chester Himes's Early Fiction," Lawrence Jackson, Emory Univ.
2. "Altering the Complexion of Democracy: The New Chicago Renaissance," R. Baxter Miller, Univ. of Georgia
3. "Harvesting Scattered Shadows: James Alan McPherson and the Lessons of Iowa," Michael DeRell Hill, Univ. of Iowa
American Literature – General
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century