Sunday, 28 December
225. To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence
10:15–11:30 a.m., Imperial B, Hilton
Program arranged by the MLA Office of Research
Presiding: David Kipen, National Endowment for the Arts
This session examines the findings and implications of the NEA’s 2007 report on voluntary reading habits. It also discusses The Big Read, an initiative the NEA has developed to combat the national declines in reading.