The Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference, sponsored by Stanford's American Studies Program, explores new critical perspectives on the diversity of Dunbar's literary production as a poet, novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist.
Jennifer Hughes, "Representing 'A Ghastly Humor': The Politics of Incongruity in Paul Laurence Dunbar's The Fanatics;" John Lowe, "Exploding the Laughing Barrel: Dunbar and American Humor;" Nadia Nurhussein, "Dunbar's Performances and Epistolary Dialect Poetry."
Stanford's American Studies Program is an interdisciplinary major that seeks to convey a broad understanding of American culture and society in all their complexity.
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