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Sunday, 27 December

22. The Open Letter

3:30–4:45 p.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and Autobiography

Presiding: Linda Camarasana, State Univ. of New York, Old Westbury

1. “The Letter as Political Tool: Peace Pamphleteering in 1930s England,” Rebecca J. Wisor, United States Military Acad.

2. “The Open Letter from Phillis Wheatley to Langston Hughes,” James D. B. McCorkle, Hobart and William Smith Colls.

3. “Polemical Intimacy: The Open Letter as a Form of Transnational Critique,” Amardeep Singh, Lehigh Univ.

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