When discussing and theorizing works of literature which confront difficult topics, collective approaches (reading groups, book circles, etc.) can provide useful and necessary venues/platforms for scholarly work to be done--both in the formation of intellectual thought and toward the bridging of disciplinary communities that might otherwise remain disconnected. This roundtable, which has emerged out of a book club discussion on Toni Morrison's new novel A Mercy, seeks to situate the novel through the scholarly perspectives afforded by the participants' respective disciplines and via the creative energy fostered by collaboration.
|State||Published - Oct 2009|
|Event||Celebrating Contemporary African American Literature: The Novel since 1988. - State College, PA|
Duration: Oct 1 2009 → Oct 31 2009
|Conference||Celebrating Contemporary African American Literature: The Novel since 1988.|
|Period||10/1/09 → 10/31/09|