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Thursday, 06 January

41. Narrating Lives and Midwestern Literary Self-Consciousness: Writers in Search of a Midwest

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Atrium II, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Presiding: Marilyn Judith Atlas, Ohio Univ., Athens

1. “The Evolution of Willa Cather’s Prairie Aesthetic,” Rachel Collins, Syracuse Univ.

2. “Gerald Ford, Office Furniture, and Amway: Bich Minh Nguyen’s (Vietnamese) American Midwest,” Timothy Yu, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. “Mean Spirits Take Power: Linda Hogan and the Native American Midwest,” Melody M. Zajdel, Montana State Univ., Bozeman

4. “Patricia Hampl, Minnesota, and The Florist’s Daughter,” Marilyn Judith Atlas

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