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Tuesday, 29 December

430. Texts That Won’t Sit Still: Travel Journals, Letters, and Other Editorial Ventures with the Hawthornes

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Association for Documentary Editing

Presiding: Leland S. Person, Univ. of Cincinnati

1. “The Journal of an African Cruiser: Hawthorne’s Narrative of Slavery and Colonization,” Leland S. Person

2. “Editing Sophia Peabody’s Cuba Journal: A Traffic in Letters,” Jana L. Argersinger, Washington State Univ., Pullman; Cheryl J. Fish, Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. “Sophia Peabody Hawthorne’s Travel Journals: Migrating Manuscripts, Scholarly Speculations,” Patricia Dunlavy Valenti, Univ. of North Carolina, Pembroke

For abstracts, write to argerj@wsu.edu or visit www.documentaryediting.org/ after 30 Nov.

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