Saturday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 7, ACC
“I Wonder as I Wander”: New Approaches to Langston Hughes
Program arranged by the Langston Hughes Society. Presiding: Tara T. Green, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro
1. “Hughes and the Paris Transfer, 1919–39,” Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “Origins of the Dream: Langston Hughes’s Poetry and Martin Luther King’s Speeches,” W. Jason Miller, North Carolina State Univ.
3. “‘Most Holy Bastard of the Bleeding Mouth’: Christian Narrative and Racialized Violence in Langston Hughes’s ‘Christ in Alabama,’” Rachel Heffner-Burns, Lehigh Univ.
For abstracts, visit www.langstonhughes.org.