Thursday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 310, WSCC
Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing
Presiding: Linda Haverty Rugg, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. "'Publishers, Stop Spending Your Millions on This Tripe': The Memoir Boom and Its Backlash," Julie Rak, Univ. of Alberta
2. "Memoirs: Booming in the Academy," Kathleen McCormack, Florida International Univ.
3. "Memoir Bytes: Six-Word Memoir, Cyberspace, and the Life-Writing Boom," Laurie McNeill, Univ. of British Columbia
4. "Known Unknowns: Family Secrets and State Secrets," Molly Pulda, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
For abstracts, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genre, Theory, Method – Nonfictional Prose