The Amiri Baraka Society at the 28th American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 25-28 2017

SATURDAY MAY 27, 2017
9:40 to 11:00am

Session 15-E: Digging: Amiri Baraka’s Lesser Known Texts
Chair: Gregory Pierrot, University of Connecticut at Stamford
1.“‘Pick Up Them Cliffords’: Digging in Baraka’s Archive for an Unpublished Essay on Clifford Brown and a Penny-Fueled Plebiscite,” Aidan Levy, Columbia University
2.“A Longish Poem About A Dude,”Aldon Nielsen, The Pennsylvania State University
3.“Interdisciplinarity and Polytextuality in Amiri Baraka and Fundi’s
In Our Terribleness,” Jean-Philippe Marcoux, Université Laval, Québec

12:40 to 2:00pm

Session 17-E The Music of the Black Arts Movement: A Roundtable Organized by the Amiri Baraka Society
Moderator: Jean-Philippe Marcoux, Université Laval, Québec.

Participants:
Askia Touré, poet, activist, founding member of the Black Arts Movement
Emily Lordi, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Tony Bolden, University of Kansas
Aldon Nielsen, The Pennsylvania State University

3:40 to 5:00pm
Session 19-P: Business Meeting: Amiri Baraka Society

Full program of the ALA

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