A symposium sponsored by the Heyman Center at Columbia University, to mark three decades since the publication of Barbara Harlow’s Resistance Literature — and to mark the passing of Barbara as a teacher, mentor, interlocutor, and comrade.
2:00-4:00 Panel I: Resistance Literature Thirty Years Later
Chair: Jennifer Wenzel, Columbia University Michael Rubenstein, Stony Brook University Johnny Lorenz, Montclair State University Marnia Lazreg, Hunter College and The Grad Center, CUNY Bret Benjamin, University at Albany, SUNY Yvette Christiansë, Barnard College
4:00-4:30 Coffee Break
4:30-6:30 Panel II: Resistance Literature Now
Chair: Joseph Slaughter, Columbia University Neville Hoad, University of Texas at Austin Fran Buntman, George Washington University Vasuki Nesiah, New York University Eve Dunbar, Vassar College Peter Hitchcock, The Grad Center, CUNY Isabel Hofmeyr, University of the Witwatersrand/New York University