Saturday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 4A, ACC
Between Impasse and Excess: Performing Black Masculinity
A special session. Presiding: Ralina Joseph, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
Speakers: Heather Lukes, Occidental Coll.; Mark Anthony Neal, Duke Univ.; Sonnet Retman, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Lisa Thompson, Univ. of Texas, Austin
Panelists address a range of cultural media to explore the ways that various African American artists represent black masculinity through discordant aesthetic economies of excess and impasse and their affective possibilities.