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Wednesday, 29 December

548. Packaging Canada: Canadian Booker Prize Winners and Oprah Best Sellers

3:30–4:45 p.m., 306, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Canadian Literature in English

Presiding: Priscilla Lee Walton, Carleton Univ.

1. “‘The Greatest Hotel on Earth’: Booker Prizing Canadian Writers,” Gillian Roberts, Univ. of Leeds

2. “The Half-Life of Pi: Marketing of Yan Martel for the Booker and Beyond,” Shannon Catherine MacRae, Univ. of Toronto

3. “Whose Fall? The Oprahfication of MacDonald’s Novel,” Jennifer Andrews, Univ. of New Brunswick

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