Monthly Archives: March 2014

W. D. Howells Panels at ALA 2014 in Washington, D. C.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Session 4-J William Dean Howells & Ethical Values
1:30-2:50 p.m.
Organized by the William Dean Howells Society

Chair: Dan Mrozowski, Trinity College
1. “A Hazard of New Entitlements: The Politics of Pensions in William Dean Howells’s A Hazard of
New Fortunes,” Daniel Graham, University Connecticut-Storrs
2. “Redemptive Realism: Liberation Soteriology in the Novels of William Dean Howells,” Andrew Ball,
Lindenwood University
3. “Howells’ Christian Faith in ‘A World Come of Age’,” Thomas Wortham, UCLA

Session 5-G William Dean Howells in the 1890s
3:00-4:20
Organized by the William Dean Howells Society

Chair: Dan Mrozowski, Trinity College

1. “William Dean Howells, a Realist Poetics, and the Limits of 1890s American Democracy,” Patricia
Chaudron, University of Buffalo
2. “William Dean Howells’s Failed Utopia from the Feminine Narrative View,” Margaret Jay Jessee,
University of Alabama-Birmingham
3. “Our ‘Imperative Duty': Why Teach Howells’s Novella Now,” Charles Baraw, Southern Connecticut
State University

Session 6-L Business Meeting: William Dean Howells Society
4:30-5:50