Friday, 29 December
566. After the Northwest Ordinance (1787)
7:15–8:30 p.m., 410, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
Presiding: Marilyn Judith Atlas, Ohio Univ., Athens
1. “Connecticut’s Western Reserve and the Beginning of a Midwestern Culture,” David D. Anderson, Michigan State Univ.
2. “Hamlin Garland’s Fictional Politics in ‘A Spoil of Office,’” Melody M. Zajdel, Montana State Univ., Bozeman
3. “Theodore Dreiser and the Scott Peterson Case,” James Alfred Lewin, Shepherd Univ.