Saturday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 10B, ACC
Mapping Blackness: Reading Black Literature and Culture through the Works of Houston Baker
Program arranged by the forum LLC African American. Presiding: Miriam Thaggert, Univ. of Iowa
1. “Houston, We Have a Problem: A Black Son(g) Responds,” Dana A. Williams, Howard Univ.
2. “Deformation, Reformation, and Practice: On Mastery, Slavery, and the Hollers of Houston A. Baker,” Greg Thomas, Tufts Univ.
3. “Houston A. Baker Jr.’s New Black and Southern Studies Renaissance,” Riché D. Richardson, Cornell Univ.
Respondent: Deborah McDowell, Univ. of Virginia