2020 Program Sessions

621. Academic Empire

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Jan 11, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 603

Session Information

Description: Drawing from the experiences of established scholars, we ask what has and hasn’t changed in the field in the past five decades. How can the production, teaching, and study of literatures of people of color make an impact on the cultures and practices of higher education in the United States and Canada?


Jesse Alemán, U of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Maryemma Graham, U of Kansas

Lawrence M. La Fountain–Stokes, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Teresa McKenna, U of Southern California

Kathryn Winona Shanley, U of Montana

Shu-mei Shih, U of California, Los Angeles

Cheryl L. Suzack, U of Toronto


Sandra Marie Grayson, U of Wisconsin, Milwaukee