Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 18A, ACC
Futures in Southern Studies
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Presiding: Michael Paul Bibler, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
Speakers: Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk Univ.; Amy Clukey, Univ. of Louisville; R. Scott Heath, Georgia State Univ.; Erich Nunn, Auburn Univ., Auburn; Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder, Univ. of Mississippi; Judson D. Watson III, Univ. of Mississippi
Following the “ignite” format, presenters offer five-minute keyword-style remarks. These flash-format presentations offer provocative suggestions for the possible futures of and in southern studies. These remarks also highlight “The Changing Profession” feature in the January 2016 PMLA, and ample time is reserved for audience discussion.