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Subterranean Black Power with Lara Langer Cohen


From: Tuesday, April 03, 2018, 04:30pm

To: Tuesday, April 03, 2018, 06:00pm

Lara Langer Cohen is Associate Professor in the English Department at Swarthmore College. She is the author of The Fabrication of American Literature: Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) and is co-editor of Early African American Print Culture (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012). Her current book project, Before Subculture: Nineteenth-Century Genealogies of the Underground, excavates the emergence of the concept of the underground in the U.S., examining a vibrant world of 19th-century subterranean writing including Black radical manifestos, anarchist periodicals, secret societies’ initiation rites, and amateur newspapers.


Murray Hall Room 302
510 George St
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901

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