"Going Public: Author Societies and Author House Museums," a round table discussion

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Shaloo, Masssachusetts Center for the Book
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For the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston. We invite representatives of author societies to join Executive Directors of various literary house museums to discuss the status of the author house in literary study and the role of the author society in support of the literary house museum.

ALA guidelines allow round-table participants to sit on a second panel at the conference, either as chair or as a presenter.

On or before January 10, send a short statement of interest and indicate the author society/literary house represented to

Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director
Massachusetts Center for the Book