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Sunday, 28 December

302. Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography

1:45–3:00 p.m., Lombard, Hilton

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

Presiding: Thomas Russell Smith, Penn State Univ., Abington

1. “Addison, Boswell, and Autobiographical Binoculars,” Jacob Sider Jost, Harvard Univ.

2. “The Autobiographical Self in Wharton’s and Mayes’s Travel Narratives,” Jane M. Wood, Park Univ.

3. “The Traveling Self,” Elizabeth D. Samet, United States Military Acad.

4. “Hunger, Search, Write,” Leigh Gilmore, Scripps Coll.; Elizabeth A. Marshall, Simon Fraser Univ.

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