Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 19A, ACC
Poetry and Dissent in American Public Life
A special session. Presiding: Nate Mickelson, Guttman Community Coll., City Univ. of New York
1. “Making the Body Visible: Using Investigative Poetics to Document Public Dissent,” Tana Jean Welch, Florida State Univ.
2. “Native Subjects: Sentimental Resistance in Lydia Sigourney’s Poems about Indian Removal,” Elizabeth Petrino, Fairfield Univ.
3. “Protest, Poetry, and Community in the National Labor Tribune,” Brianne Jaquette, Coll. of the Bahamas
4. “‘Will You Fight with Me?’: Beulah Richardson and the 1951 Sojourn for Truth and Justice,” Michael W. Bibby, Shippensburg Univ.