2007 M\MLA Annual Convention

November 8-11, Cleveland, Ohio

Thursday, November 8, 2007


1. President’s Forum: “Strangers in a Strange Land: Revisiting Literary Realism after the Posts,” organized by M/MLA President David R. Shumway

8:00-9:30 p.m. (Bush)

1. “PostFeminism and the Invention of OprahRealism,” by Dale Bauer, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne

2. “Realism in/and the Postcolonial Novel,” Sangeeta Ray, Univ. of Maryland

3. “WWJD (What Would Jakobson Do?),” by Brian McHale, Ohio State Univ.

2. Nightcaps Cash Bar

9:30-10:30 p.m. (Bush)

Celebrating the opening of the convention and the evening’s forum