"He, Too, Sang America" Session with John Edgar Tidwell, Randal Maurice Jelks, and Evie Shockley. “Religion and Sexuality in the Work of Langston Hughes” Session with Arnold Rampersad, Wallace Best and Imani Perry. Keynote Address by Elizabeth Alexander

McCosh Hall 50, Princeton, New Jersey, United States · McCosh Hall 50

Venue Details

Address
McCosh Hall, Princeton University, McCosh Hall 50, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, United States

1:00 – 1:30 P.M.
Welcome and Introductions
Wallace Best – Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University

1:30 – 3:30 P.M.
He, Too, Sang America: A Roundtable Discussion by Historians and Writers on the Importance of Langston Hughes
Randal Maurice Jelks – American Studies, The University of Kansas
John Edgar Tidwell – English, The University of Kansas
Evie Shockley – English, Rutgers University
Amritjit Singh – English & African American Studies, Ohio University
Chair:
Herman Beavers – English & Africana Studies, The University of Pennsylvania 

4:00 – 5:30 P.M.
Religion and Sexuality in the Work of Langston Hughes
Arnold Rampersad – English, Stanford University 
Wallace Best – Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University
Chair: 
Imani Perry – African American Studies, Princeton University

6:00 – 7:30 P.M.
Opening Reception
Louis A. Simpson Building Atrium 171

7:30 – 9:00 P. M.
Keynote Address
Elizabeth Alexander – English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Introduction by Kelsey Moss – Religion, Princeton University