Thursday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Republic Ballroom, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Alexandra Socarides, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
Speakers: Paula Bernat Bennett, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale; Paul Lauter, Trinity Coll., CT; Mary Loeffelholz, Northeastern Univ.; Robert Dale Parker, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Carla L. Peterson, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Eliza Richards, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
This roundtable gathers scholars of women’s writing and recovery to reflect on the state of the field. Short presentations will address the limitations of and promising directions for future recovery of women’s writing and the scholarship it makes possible. Participants will address how race, class, culture, sexuality, and geographic affiliations differently inflect recovery work.
American Literature – Before 1900