MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle

October 18-21, 2012
The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

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PROGRAM OUTLINE

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS
9:00-3:00         Executive Board Meeting
1:30-3:00         Habits of Highly Effective Writers (workshop) with Helen Sword
                        Organizing a MSA Conference (workshop)
CONFERENCE START
3:00-5:00         Seminars Session 1
3:30-5:00         Poetry Reading: James Longenbach
                        Panels Session 1
5:15-6:45         First Plenary Address: Terry Smith
6:45-8:30         Reception, Poolside

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19
7:00-9:00         Breakfast
8:00-10:00       Seminars Session 2
8:30-10:00       Panels Session 2
10:00-10:30     Coffee Break
10:30-12:00     Panels Session 3
12:00-1:30       Lunch
1:00-3:00         Eric Hawkins’ “Early Floating” and roundtable (UNLV campus)
1:30-3:00         Panels Session 4
3:00-3:30         Coffee Break
3:30-5:00         Panels Session 5
5:15-6:45         Second Plenary Address: J. Hillis Miller
6:45-8:30         Reception, Garden View Terrace
8:00-xx:xx       Graduate Student Meet-Up
8:00-9:30         Bauman Rare Books Exhibit and Reception

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20
7:00-9:00         Breakfast
8:00-10:00       Seminars Session 3
8:30-10:00       Panels Session 6
10:00-10:30     Coffee Break
10:30-12:00     Panels Session 7
12:00-1:30       Business Lunch
1:30-3:30         Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Architectural Bus Tour
1:30-3:00         Panels Session 8
3:00-3:30         Coffee Break
3:30-5:00         Panels Session 9
5:15-6:45         Third Plenary Address: Peggy Phelan
6:45-8:30         Reception, Garden View Terrace

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21
7:00-9:00         Breakfast
8:00-9:30         Executive Board Breakfast Meeting
8:00-10:00       Seminars Session 4
8:30-10:00       Panels Session 10
10:00-10:30     Coffee Break
10:30-12:00     Panels Session 11
12:00               CONFERENCE END