Examining Past and Defining Present - The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean

Keynote Speaker
Amiri Baraka - Founder of the Black Arts Movement

The purpose of this conference – Examining Past/Defining Present: The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada and Caribbean – is to highlight the centrality of literature written by people of African heritage during the 1960s and 1970s in the American, Canadian and Caribbean Literary Canons. Specifically, this conference seeks to open a revisionary aesthetic view ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013 to Saturday, April 13, 2013
Event Location: 
Augusta, GA (USA)
Abstract due date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
Digital Humanities
Graduate Conference
American
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Lingustics
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
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