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James Baldwin Symposium

November 22, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 5:15 pm

James Baldwin Symposium

Join Guy Mark Foster (Baldwin scholar and Associate Professor of English at Bowdoin College), Stefania Heim (poet, scholar, translator, editor and educator), Julian Randall (poet with MFA from the University of Mississippi), and Ian Davis (scholar of transnational modernisms, race, gender, and sexuality) for a day-long consideration and discussion of the importance, impact, and nuance of the writing of James Baldwin as part of the New Commons Project’s focus on THE FIRE NEXT TIME.

9:45 coffee & pastries
10:15-11:30 panel discussion (Stefania Heim, Ian Davis, Julian Randall; Stephen Grandchamp moderating)
11:30-11:45 break
11:45-1:00 keynote address by Guy Mark Foster
1:15-4:00 break
4:00-5:15 roundtable conversation (Stefania Heim, Ian Davis, Julian Randall, Guy Mark Foster; Kristen Case moderating)


November 22, 2019
9:45 am - 5:15 pm


Emery Community Arts Center, University of Maine at Farmington
Academy Street
Farmington, ME 04938 United States