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Dr. Medine presents at SAMLA 2019

Dr. Carolyn Medine at SAMLA 2019

Founded in 1928, the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) is an organization of teachers, scholars, and students dedicated to the advancement of literary and linguistic scholarship and teaching in the modern languages who come together annually for a conference. SAMLA 91 centered around the theme, “Languages, Power, Identity, Relationships” and took place from November 15-17, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference featured 271 panels, including 39 in African or African American studies, 36 in studies of Gender and Sexuality, and eight Toni Morrison Tribute sessions. Dr. Carolyn Medine, Director of IAAS, gave a paper regarding Samuel Beckett’s Breath on a panel themed, “Speaking of God: Power, Identity, Relationship.”

Numerous undergraduate and graduate students gave papers or held forums during the conference. African American Studies majors, minors, and graduate certificate students interested in submitting for future conferences or presenting their research should connect with our office to learn more. We want to support your academic pursuits!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 1:55pm


Director, Institute for African American Studies, All Shall Be Well Professor of Religion

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