RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY CONFERENCE
Northwest Missouri State University, in Maryville, MO, about 80 miles from the Kansas City International Airport.
Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 8-10 (Note new dates).
Shirley Samuels, Flora Rose House Professor and Dean,
"Reading the American Novel, 1780-1850"
Daniel Cavicchi, Professor of American Studies
Rhode Island School of Design
"Fandom Before 'Fan': Shaping the History of Enthusiastic Audiences."
Jonathan Gray, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"The Audience of the Rest of the Text: Hype, Spinoffs, Extratexts, Paratexts, and Reception"