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SSAWW Panels at ALA 2014

We are happy to announce the SSAWW panels for the 2014 ALA Conference in Washington, D.C. Below, please find the complete listings of our two panels: Digital American Women Writers and Political American Women Writers. 

Many thanks go to our readers who helped select the papers for each of the panels: Emily Van Dette, LuElla D’Amico, Denise MacNeil, Barbara McCaskill, Maria Sanchez, and Terri Pantuso. Their contributions to SSAWW are very much appreciated.

 

Both panels as well as the SSAWW business meeting are scheduled for Thursday, May 22. We are looking forward to the ALA panels and hope to see many of you in Washington, D.C.

 

Session 1-B POLITICAL AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS

Thursday, May 22, 2014: 9:00–10:20am

Co-Chairs: Kristin Allukian, University of Florida and Kristin Jacobson, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

 

1. “‘people + place = politics’: Terry Tempest Williams’ Democratizing Ethos,” Jeannette E. Riley, UMass Dartmouth and Kathleen M. Torrens, University of Rhode Island

2. “‘Changing the Converse Cipők Vásárlásaation on Healthy Eating': The White House Kitchen Garden and Michelle Obama’s Public Health Discourse,” Terre Ryan, Loyola University Maryland

3. “Benevolence and the New Left: Reimagining the Welfare State in Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time,” Brandon Gordon, Sonoma State University

 

Session 4-D DIGITAL AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS

Thursday, May 22, 2014: 1:30–2:50pm

Co-Chairs: Kristin Allukian, University of Florida and Kristin Jacobson, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

 

1. “Digital Writers/Digital Readers: Teaching and Learning With Student-Authored Digital Posters,” Stephanie A. Tingley, Youngstown State University

2. “Digital Resources and the Magazine Context of Edith Wharton’s Short Stories,” Paul J. Ohler, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

3. “Digital Images of Flowers and the Suffrage Movement in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Journals,” Gabby Serrano, Angelo State University

4. “Story Paper (Anti-)Heroines: Reading Alcott’s Potboilers in the Digital Archives,” Michael D’Alessandro, Boston University

 

Session 5-M BUSINESS MEETING

Society for the Study of American Women Writers

Thursday, May 22, 2014:3:00–4:20pm

 

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