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The Alcotts --
A Never-Ending Conversation

Monday July 16
9:00-9:30 Coffee and Registration
9:30 - 10:45 Joel Myerson, University of South Carolina-Columbia
“Louisa, Me, and Daniel Make Three: Reflections on Editing Alcott”
11:00 - 12:15 Mary Lamb Shelden, Northern Illinois University
“‘That’s Why I Do It’ - The Gender of Jo March and the Genre of Little Women”
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Cathlin Davis, California State University-Stanislaus
“The Children’s Friend’ - Why We’re Still Reading Louisa May”
2:15 - 2:45 Conversation of the Day
2;45 - 4:30 Teacher Institute Proceedings

Tuesday, July 17
9:00-9:30 Coffee and Registration
9:30 - 10:45 Daniel Shealy, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
“Shawl-Straps and Sisterhood: Louisa and May in Europe”
11:00 - 12:15 John Matteson, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
“Excerpts and Illuminations: A Stroll through Eden's Outcasts”
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
**1:00 - 2:15 Sarah Elbert, State University of New York-Binghamton
“Louisa’s Sensation Stories and American Imperialism”
2:15 - 2:45 Conversation of the Day
2:45 - 4:30 Teacher Institute Proceedings

Wednesday, July 18
9:00-9:30 Coffee and Registration
**9:30 -   10:45 Lisa Stepanski, Emmanuel College
“Influence is Better Than Precept’: Abby May Alcott as Mother-Teacher”
11:00 - 12:15 Sandy Petrulionis, Pennsylvania State University-Altoona
“Daughters of American Radicalism: The Alcotts and the John Brown Fami
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Conversation and Wrap-up
2:00 - 4:30 Teacher Institute Proceedings
** = Note schedule change.

The Teacher Institute continues on Thursday & Friday, July 19th & 20th,
from 9:00 to 4:30, with special presentation by Professor Cathlin Davis.

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