William Dean Howells Society Panels at ALA 2003
Cambridge, Massachusetts May 22-25, 2003
Business Meeting: William Dean Howells Society, Executive Boardroom 201
Session XXI Saturday, May 24, 8:00-8:50 a.m.
Reminder: New officers will be elected at this year's business meeting, so please try to attend.
The William Dean Howells Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in 2003.
Session VII: Thursday, May 22, 3:30-4:50 p.m., William Dawes B
PANEL TITLE: "Howells in the Twentieth Century: Late Fiction"
Chair: Elsa Nettels, College of William and Mary
1. "Imperial Paternity in The Son of Royal Langbrith"
Frederick Wegener, California State Univ., Long Beach
2. "The Ambivalence of Memory in (and About) Howells' Late Short Fiction"
Lance Rubin, Arapahoe Community College
3."Imposing Memories of Ohio in Howells' Late Fiction"
Sanford E. Marovitz, Kent State Univ.
Session XXVI Saturday, May 24, 12:30 – 1:50 p.m.
William Dawes B
II. "Howells in the Twentieth Century: Nonfiction"
Chair: Sanford E. Marovitz
1. "Writing 'Americanly': William Dean Howells' Legacy for The American
Amy Dunham Strand, Univ. of Washington
2."Reading Howells into American Literary History"
Claudia Stokes, Trinity Univ.
3. "Howells as Creative Critic"
Sarah Daugherty, Wichita State University