ALA 2016 Conference

Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:10-6:30 pm.  Session 21-H
Roundtable Discussion: Ralph Ellison’s Flying Home Stories.  Organized by the Ralph Ellison Society
Moderator: Lena Hill, University of Iowa

  1. Marc Conner, Washington and Lee University
  2. John Callahan, Lewis and Clark College
  3. Adam Bradley, University of Colorado at Boulder
  4. Lena Hill, University of Iowa
  5. Tessa Roynon, Oxford University
  6. M. Cooper Harriss, Indiana University

Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:30-9:50 am. Session 22-E
Ralph Ellison: Notes from the Archive Organized by the Ralph Ellison Society
Chair: John Callahan, Lewis and Clark College, Emeritus

  1. “Above the Veil: Nathan A. Scott, Jr. and the Theological Apprenticeship of Ralph Ellison,” M. Cooper Harris, Indiana University
  2. “Archival Approaches to Teaching Invisible Man,” Alex Corey, University of Colorado at Boulder
  3. “Bliss, Proteus and Rinehart: The Shapeshifting Trickster Heroes in the Books that Ellison Read,” Tessa Roynon, Oxford University
  4. “After the Shooting Started: Ralph Ellison’s Political Vision in Post-Ferguson America,” Kevin Moore, UC Santa Barbara

11:30 am-12:50 pm:  Business Meeting of the Ralph Ellison Society

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