[Msa-discuss] Fwd: Special lunchtime meeting 3/21
Mary Ann Caws
maryanncaws at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 16:20:35 EDT 2014
oh my goodness, I would really love to have come, but am doing 2 lectures
at the Dallas Museum of Art that day, so I can't! but thanks for the
invitation, Mary Ann Caws
On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 4:06 PM, nyc modernism <
nycmodernismseminar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please join us for a lunchtime session on March 21, from 1:00 to 2:15.
> This will be a special meeting to coincide with the ACLA (American Comp.
> Lit Association) Conference <http://acla.org/acla2014/> at NYU. We will
> be meeting at the Half Pint <http://www.thehalfpint.com/default.html>, 76
> West 3rd St., so as to enable conference-goers to join us. (Food and drink
> will be available to purchase from the restaurant.)
> Rich Cole (U Alberta) will be facilitating the session, as we workshop his
> in-progress essay, "Fear After Representation in Poe and Baudelaire"
> Please reply to this email for a copy of the essay.
> All are welcome; feel free to forward this information to interested
> Jennifer Gilchrist,
> Jonathan Goldman
> Ernest lalongo
> Cecily Swanson
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