Tuesday, 30 December
796. The Audiobook
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Franciscan A, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Matthew C. Rubery, Univ. of Leeds
1. “Learning from Librivox,” Michael Hancher, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
2. “New Audiobooks and Old Ways of Reading,” Matthew C. Rubery
3. “Langston Hughes’s The Weary Blues (Verve, 1958): The Audiobook as Poetic Form,” Gabriele Hayden, Yale Univ.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.personal.leeds.ac.uk/~engmr/MLA_The_Audiobook_2008.doc.