Performing Black Feminism and Politics (NEMLA 2013)

What sorts of intersections between African American performance and literature occurred from the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century? How can the public performances of women like Ada Overton Walker, Pauline Hopkins, Sojourner Truth and Ida B. Wells be understood as contributions to national dialogues about race and community conversations about politics? What sorts of methodologies can we use to approach and uncover these early performances? Please send 300-500 word abstracts ...

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Literary Theory
World Literatures
20th & 21st Century
African & African Diasporas
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