Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S., Special Session, MLA Chicago Jan 9-12, 2014

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Granville Ganter
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Call for papers for a Special Session panel for the 2014 MLA convention in Chicago (Jan 9-12) on the topic of "Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S." Lecture culture prior to the Civil War, especially New Media approaches, history of the book, rhet-comp. Papers that discuss early African American, Native, or women lecturers particularly welcome. Also, lyceum and popular education. Abstracts and CVs by March 15. ganterg@stjohns.edu. Inquiries welcome.