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Fifth Biennial Conference on William Carlos Williams

“Williams and Women”

Thursday, June 27, 2013—Saturday, June 29, 2013
Cheng Library Auditorium, William Paterson University
Wayne, NJ USA

Thursday, June 27
6:00 to 7:00 pm

Opening Reception, Friends Room & Auditorium, David & Lorraine Cheng Library
WPUNJ Campus Map.

7:00  pm

Opening Presentation
Julio Marzan, Nassau Community College
"Women Metaphors in the Creation of 'William Carlos Williams'"
Library Auditorium

8:00 pm

Dinner on your own. Local restaurant information can be found here

Friday, June 28 (Cheng Library Auditorium - Map)
9:00 to 10:00 am

Barrett Watten, Wayne State University
"Anticipatory Destruction in The Wedge: Williams, Women, and the War Effort"

10:00 to 11:00 am

Alisa Allkins, Wayne State University
“Williams and the Femininity of Destruction"

11:00 to 11:15 am

Coffee Break, Friends Room

11:15 am to 12:15 pm

Joshua Keiter, State University of New York at Binghamton
"To Sail Free in Her Own Element": The "Cress" Letters in William Carlos Williams's Paterson

12:15 to 1:15 pm

Buffet lunch, Friends Room

1:15 to 2:15 pm

Kate Schnur,  University of Michigan 
"'I Found Another to Admire': Disability and the Female Body in Williams's Medical Narrative"

2:15 to 3:15 pm

Ranjana Krishna, University of Lucknow, India 
"The Doctor-Poet or an Architect?: A Study of the Images of Women and the Poetics of Creativity"

3:15 to 4:15 pm

Michelle McSwiggan Kelly, Fordham University
"A Language of the Women, Not By the Women"

6:00 pm

Dinner on your own. Local restaurant information can be found here

Saturday, June 29 (all sessions in the Cheng Library Auditorium, WPUNJ Main Campus - Map)
9:00 to 10:00 am

Michael Sloane, Western University, Canada
"Williams's Nozzle"

10:00 to 10:45 am

Daphne Williams Fox, Rutherford, New Jersey
"Remembering WCW"

10:45 to 11:00 am

Coffee Break, Friends Room

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Daniel E. Burke, Marquette University
"Kora on Earth: Re-reading Williams's Demeter Myth"

12:00 Noon

Bus tour of Paterson, Great Falls National Historical Park, and Rutherford, NJ

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