2020 Program Sessions

497. Black Women and the Question of Futurity

12:00 PM–1:15 PM Jan 11, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 205

Session Information


1: Literary Endings and Speculative Futures in Gloria Naylor’s Fiction

Crystal S. Rudds, Malcolm X College, City C of Chicago

2: Disappearing Futures: Black Women Writers and the Atlanta Child Murders

Samira Abdur-Rahman, U of San Francisco

3: Phillis Wheatley’s Body

Dana Murphy, U of California, Riverside

4: Carceral Speculations on the Black Maternal: Futurity and Foreclosure in Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing

Selamawit Terrefe, Tulane U