Edwidge Danticat Papers at Northeast MLA conference in March

We’re excited to announce that there will be several papers on Edwidge Danticat at the Northeast MLA conference in March.

There are back-to-back panels with the title: 20th- and 21st-century Ethnic American Literature: Home and the Immigrant Imagination (Sessions 7.16 and 8.16 on Friday, March 24 from 1:15 to 4:45pm).

Dr. Maria Rice Bellamy is chairing the first panel and delivering a paper called “Home and Heart in Edwidge Danticat’s Memoirs: Brother I’m Dying and After the Dance.”

The second panel is chaired by Kara Fontenot and will include two papers on Danticat:

“Constructing a Homeland: Trauma and Immigration in Edwidge Danticat’s Krik? Krak!” April Kilinski, Johnson University
“‘Fantastic’ Miracles in Edwidge Danticat’s Short Story Cycle The Dew Breaker” Kerry Hasler-Books, Messiah College

If you’re attending the Northeast MLA conference in March, plan to see these panels and the great work that scholars are doing on the work of Edwidge Danticat!

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