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Thursday, 29 December

592. Autobiographical Hoaxes

7:15–8:30 p.m., Harding, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing

Presiding: Gillian L. Whitlock, Univ. of Queensland

1. “Why Do Autobiographical Hoaxes Matter?” Julia A. Watson, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Sidonie Ann Smith, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. “Transparency,” Leigh Gilmore, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. “Theft, Parasitism, and Life Writing: Lillian Hellman and Her Critics,” Richard Freadman, LaTrobe Univ.

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