ALA Conference, Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

INAUGURAL AMIRI BARAKA SOCIETY ACTIVITIES
@ American Literature Association (ALA), May 2015; Boston, MA

Baraka Panel: “In the Tradition of …’: The Relationship Between Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka and the Avant-Garde.”

Chair: Gregory Pierrot, University of Connecticut, Stamford

1. Of Langston & Langston Manifestpes”” Langston Hughes and the Revolutionary Jazz Poetry of Amiri Baraka, John Lowney, St John’s University.
2. “The Jazz Musician as Historian in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka,” Jean-Phillipe Marcoux, Universite Laval
3. Hughes, Baraka and/or an ‘Other’ Avant-garde,” Tyrone Williams, Xavier University

Baraka Panel: “In the Tradition of …’: The Relationship Between Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka and the Avant-Garde.” Grégory Pierrot; Jean-Philippe Marcoux; Tyrone Williams; John D. Lowney
Baraka Panel: “In the Tradition of …’: The Relationship Between Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka and the Avant-Garde.” Grégory Pierrot; Jean-Philippe Marcoux; Tyrone Williams; John D. Lowney

Roundtable: “When They Say, ‘It Is Roi Who Is Dead?’ I Wonder Who They Will Mean:” Coming to Terms With Amiri Baraka”

Moderator:
Anna Everett, The University of California, Santa Barbara

Speakers:
Komozi Woodard, Sarah Lawrence College
Meta DuEwa Jones, Howard University
Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Pennsylvania State University
Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University
Houston, Baker, Vanderbilt University

[photos by Anna Everett and Aldon Nielsen]

Roundtable: “When They Say, ‘It Is Roi Who Is Dead?’ I Wonder Who They Will Mean:” Coming to Terms With Amiri Baraka.” Komozi Woodard; Meta Jones; Houston A. Baker; Brent H. Edwards; Aldon L. Nielsen.
Roundtable: “When They Say, ‘It Is Roi Who Is Dead?’ I Wonder Who They Will Mean:” Coming to Terms With Amiri Baraka.”
Komozi Woodard; Meta Jones; Houston A. Baker; Brent H. Edwards; Aldon L. Nielsen.
Roundtable: “When They Say, ‘It Is Roi Who Is Dead?’ I Wonder Who They Will Mean:” Coming to Terms With Amiri Baraka.” Audience.
Roundtable: “When They Say, ‘It Is Roi Who Is Dead?’ I Wonder Who They Will Mean:” Coming to Terms With Amiri Baraka.” Audience.
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Roundtable: “When They Say, ‘It Is Roi Who Is Dead?’ I Wonder Who They Will Mean:” Coming to Terms With Amiri Baraka.” Komozi Woodard, Meta Jones, Houston A. Baker, Brent H. Edwards, Aldon L. Nielsen.