The Margaret Fuller Society is pleased to announce we are sponsoring two exciting panels at this year’s American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA. Both panels will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2023.
Foundations for the “World at Large”: Women Authors and Their Homes I (Chair: Jana Argersinger) [Session 18-E at 1:00pm – 2:20pm]
Phyllis Cole, “The Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House: Our Author’s Birthplace as a Social Service Center”
Anna De Biasio, “A Crowded House: Family Ties, Independence, and Authorship in L. M. Alcott”
Jan Turnquist, “Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House—Where Creativity, Hope, and Inspiration Abide”
Jennifer Daly, “(Re)Claiming Women’s Intellectual Space: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody’s Book Room”
Katherine Lynes, “‘a policeman he wanted me / to behave’: Gardens and Home in Black Ecopoetics”
Foundations for the “World at Large”: Women Authors and Their Homes II (Chair: Sonia Di Loreto) [Session 19-F at 2:30pm – 3:50pm]
Marco Sioli, “Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s House and the Women's Rights National Historical Park at Seneca Falls, N.Y.”
Ariel Silver, “‘The Center of the Rebellion’: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Her New York Homes”
Divya Nair, “168 Brattle St., Swami Vivekananda, and Sara Chapman Bull’s Cambridge Conferences”
Summer Hamilton, “Locating the Discursive Impetus behind June Jordan’s Construction of Home in Soldier”
Annika Berry, “maybe I could be @home: Untangling the Archive of S. Paige Baty (1961-1997)”
A Margaret Fuller Society business meeting will be held on the same day at 5:30pm.
You can register for the conference here.
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