Sunday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC
Black Women’s Poetry and the Color Line
A special session. Presiding: Heidi Morse, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1. “Harper’s Poetics of Piety,” Travis M. Foster, Villanova Univ.
2. “‘She Speaked What She Knowed’: Code-Switching and the Poetics of Class in Post-Reconstruction Poetry,” Ajuan Mance, Mills Coll.
3. “Witnessing Lynching: The (Forgotten) Record by Black Female Poets,” Laura Vrana, Penn State Univ., University Park
For abstracts, write to email@example.com after 1 Nov.