American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010
1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.
2) Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Legacy. Abstracts about the extended Beecher family, including Lyman Beecher, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Catherine Beecher. Abstracts connecting Harriet Beecher Stowe to a larger family legacy.