A Book signing and Panel discussion regarding Dr. Gordon E. Thompson’s book The Assimilationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives: Frederick Douglass, James Weldon Johnson, Richard Wright and LeRoi Jones (Edwin Mellen Press, 2011).
Dr. Thompson, is an associate professor of English at the City College of New York / CUNY, who earned his B.A. from CCNY in 1979 and his M.A. and PhD. in 1987 in American Studies from Yale.