"Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature."

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Bryan D. Dietrich / Newman University
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The 13th annual Literary Festival and Scholars' Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on March 29th -31st , 2012. This year's theme is "Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature." The keynote speaker is Scott Cairns, author of Short Trip to the Edge: Where Earth Meets Heaven, Compass of Affection, The Sacred Place, and many other books. Guest speakers will include Clare Vanderpool, Michael Austin, and Bryan D. Dietrich. Interdisciplinary or creative approaches to this or other topics are welcome and encouraged.
Submit 250-word abstracts to Dr. Bryan Dietrich at kryptonnights@yahoo.com by Monday, February 13th. For more information, call 316-942-4291, ext. 2341.