Thursday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Beacon E, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Western Literature Association
Presiding: Martha (Max) Jane Despain, United States Air Force Acad.
1. "Shaping the West through Eastern Fear: James Fenimore Cooper's Sense of American National Progress," Gretchen Koenig, Longwood Univ.
2. "The Influence of the American West on the Work of Karl May," Elisabeth Bayley, Katholieke Univ.
3. "Imagining the Early West: Eastern Speculation and Western Surveying," Christopher Apap, Oakland Univ.
American Literature – General