Saturday, 29 December
473. Celebrity Life Writing
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Truffles, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing
Presiding: William Craig Howes, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Manoa
1. “The Intersection of Celebrity Life Writing and New Age Self-Help Discourse,” Leigh Gilmore, Scripps Coll.
2. “Repairing Bonds and Renewing Relationships: Judy Garland’s Life Writing and the Generative Rhetoric of Damage Control,” Joseph M. Janangelo, Loyola Univ., Chicago
3. “Man of Celebrity, Man of Faith: Pope John Paul II and TV Biography,” Julie Rak, Univ. of Alberta