Wednesday, 29 December
548. Packaging Canada: Canadian Booker Prize Winners and Oprah Best Sellers
3:30–4:45 p.m., 306, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Canadian Literature in English
Presiding: Priscilla Lee Walton, Carleton Univ.
1. “‘The Greatest Hotel on Earth’: Booker Prizing Canadian Writers,” Gillian Roberts, Univ. of Leeds
2. “The Half-Life of Pi: Marketing of Yan Martel for the Booker and Beyond,” Shannon Catherine MacRae, Univ. of Toronto
3. “Whose Fall? The Oprahfication of MacDonald’s Novel,” Jennifer Andrews, Univ. of New Brunswick