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Kathy Lou Shultz: “Diasporic Modernism at Mid-Century: Melvin B. Tolson and Langston Hughes in/and the 1950s.”

February 6, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


The Literature Department invites you to attend a talk held in conjunction with the search for a position in African-American Literature (Modernism to Contemporary).

Kathy Lou Schultz is the author of the forthcoming monograph The Afro-Modernist Epic and Literary History: Tolson, Hughes, Baraka. Schultz’s most recent journal articles are “To Save and Destroy: Melvin B. Tolson, Langston Hughes, and Theories of the Archive” that appeared in Contemporary Literature Vol. 52 No. 1 (Spring 2011) and “Amiri Baraka’s Wise Why’s Wise: Lineages of the Afro-Modernist Epic,” forthcoming in the Journal of Modern Literature. She is also the author of four collections of poetry and experimental prose.



February 6, 2012
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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